Period
to 17 June 2021

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 17 June 2021 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
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 911 848 1098
Rank change year-on-year -63 +250 +93
Permanent jobs citing Rapid7 29 25 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.074% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 17
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,900 "
25th Percentile £51,250 £39,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% -23.64%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +24.71% +1.19% -23.64%

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 39,846 33,578 59,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.98% 40.58% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26,883 25,976 46,213
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £38,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Rapid7
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Rapid7.

Salary trend for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Rapid7 over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Top 10 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 17 June 2021. 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 28 £60,000 +3.00% 2
UK excluding London -37 20 £53,000 +24.71% 3
East of England - 10 £52,500 - 1
London -36 9 £70,000 +21.74%
Midlands -35 7 £65,000 -35.00%
West Midlands - 5 £67,500 -
Work from Home -213 3 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands -33 2 £40,000 -60.00%
South East - 2 £46,500 - 1
Scotland -37 1 £34,000 -46.67%

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 23 (79.31%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (72.41%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) Cisco
3 20 (68.97%) SIEM
3 20 (68.97%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (48.28%) Information Security
4 14 (48.28%) Nessus
5 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (44.83%) Network Security
6 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Security Operations
7 11 (37.93%) Qualys
8 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
8 10 (34.48%) CISSP
8 10 (34.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (34.48%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (34.48%) NIST
9 8 (27.59%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) LAN
9 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) Azure
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (20.69%) DDoS Mitigation
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft 365
11 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
11 6 (20.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (17.24%) AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Sentinel
4 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.45%) GCP
5 1 (3.45%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) Network Security
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) Internet
4 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.79%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) DMZ
5 4 (13.79%) DNS
5 4 (13.79%) HSRP
5 4 (13.79%) OSPF
5 4 (13.79%) SD-WAN
5 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (13.79%) VoIP
5 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Law
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.45%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Security Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Information Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IT Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Network Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Network Security Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) IT Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) ISPF
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (68.97%) SIEM
2 20 (68.97%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (48.28%) Information Security
4 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Security Operations
5 10 (34.48%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (27.59%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (20.69%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (17.24%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (17.24%) Security Management
9 4 (13.79%) Data Encryption
9 4 (13.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (13.79%) Network Segmentation
9 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (13.79%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Threat Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
2 6 (20.69%) CCNP
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CISA
3 4 (13.79%) CISM
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.90%) GCIH
5 2 (6.90%) GIAC
5 2 (6.90%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (34.48%) Cyber Essentials
2 10 (34.48%) NIST
2 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (13.79%) NCSC
4 4 (13.79%) PMO
5 2 (6.90%) GDPR
5 2 (6.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (6.90%) ISO 31000
5 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Nessus
2 3 (10.34%) Nexpose
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) CASB
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) MaaS360
4 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Qualys
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) Palo Alto
5 5 (17.24%) Splunk
6 4 (13.79%) Aruba
6 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
6 4 (13.79%) Meraki
7 2 (6.90%) Broadcom
7 2 (6.90%) CommVault
7 2 (6.90%) Intel
7 2 (6.90%) IronPort
7 2 (6.90%) McAfee
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
7 2 (6.90%) Sophos
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) VMware