Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rapid7 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rapid7 over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Rapid7 LLC.

Rapid7
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1167 1203
Rank change year-on-year +68 +36 +89
Permanent jobs citing Rapid7 36 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.045% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 8
UK median annual salary £60,000 £61,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +23.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £41,250 £55,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.00% -28.57%

Rapid7 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 69,850 80,198 83,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.70% 44.37% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 54,166 62,023 67,321
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Rapid7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Rapid7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rapid7.

Salary trend for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rapid7 over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 33 £52,500 -14.63% 3
London +59 20 £52,500 -25.00% 2
UK excluding London +22 13 £57,750 +5.00% 1
South East +20 8 £35,000 -36.36%
Midlands +18 3 £45,500 -37.24% 1
West Midlands +24 2 £45,500 -37.24% 1
North West - 2 £70,000 -
North of England - 2 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Rapid7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Rapid7.

1 32 (88.89%) Nessus
2 30 (83.33%) Qualys
3 22 (61.11%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (52.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 14 (38.89%) OWASP
7 14 (38.89%) Information Security
8 13 (36.11%) SIEM
9 12 (33.33%) Firewall
9 12 (33.33%) Windows
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
10 11 (30.56%) CISSP
10 11 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (30.56%) CEH
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (25.00%) Snort
11 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 9 (25.00%) GDPR
12 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
12 8 (22.22%) Linux
12 8 (22.22%) CISM
12 8 (22.22%) Open Source
12 8 (22.22%) Metasploit
12 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 8 (22.22%) QRadar
12 8 (22.22%) SANS
13 7 (19.44%) Patch Management
13 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
13 7 (19.44%) Risk Management

Rapid7
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Network Security
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (13.89%) DKIM
3 5 (13.89%) DMARC
4 4 (11.11%) IPv4
5 3 (8.33%) BGP
5 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (8.33%) ICMP
5 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.33%) OSPF
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.78%) IPv6
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Metasploit
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Security Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) CISSP Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Management Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Risk Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (13.89%) Regular Expression
2 4 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (13.89%) BYOD
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 14 (38.89%) Information Security
4 14 (38.89%) OWASP
5 13 (36.11%) SIEM
6 11 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Open Source
7 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
8 7 (19.44%) Network Design
8 7 (19.44%) Patch Management
8 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
9 6 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (16.67%) DevOps
9 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (13.89%) Data Encryption
10 5 (13.89%) Data Management
10 5 (13.89%) Information Security Management
10 5 (13.89%) Investment Management
10 5 (13.89%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) CEH
1 11 (30.56%) CISSP
2 8 (22.22%) CISM
2 8 (22.22%) SANS
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) GIAC
4 3 (8.33%) GSEC
5 2 (5.56%) ECSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (25.00%) GDPR
3 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (13.89%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (25.00%) Snort
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) KVM
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (88.89%) Nessus
2 8 (22.22%) QRadar
3 5 (13.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (13.89%) OpenVAS
3 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 5 (13.89%) SCOM
4 3 (8.33%) EnCase
4 3 (8.33%) Nexpose
4 3 (8.33%) Nmap
4 3 (8.33%) Suricata
5 1 (2.78%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Qualys
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) AlienVault
3 6 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 6 (16.67%) Splunk
4 5 (13.89%) Tripwire
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) CyberArk
6 3 (8.33%) Sophos
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Tufin