Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1179 1209 1300
Rank change year-on-year +30 +91 +12
Permanent jobs citing Rapid7 32 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.016% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 12
UK median annual salary £57,750 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.50% -28.57% +97.18%
10th Percentile £51,625 £30,000 £40,250
90th Percentile £76,625 £53,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -28.57% +97.18%

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 80267 82960 99905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.84% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62100 66927 81427
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,253 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.06% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Rapid7 in the UK

Rapid7
Top 7 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 24 November 2017. 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 +63 32 £57,750 +15.50%
UK excluding London +57 18 £55,000 +10.00%
London +17 14 £70,000 +100.00%
South West - 13 £55,000 -
Midlands +36 4 £72,500 -
West Midlands +20 4 £72,500 -
South East +55 1 £55,000 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Rapid7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Rapid7.

1 31 (96.88%) SIEM
2 25 (78.13%) LogRhythm
2 25 (78.13%) Nessus
3 24 (75.00%) Linux
4 20 (62.50%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) Snort
5 16 (50.00%) AlienVault
6 15 (46.88%) Information Security
7 14 (43.75%) Python
7 14 (43.75%) Cisco
7 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
7 14 (43.75%) Open Source
8 13 (40.63%) Palo Alto
8 13 (40.63%) CISSP
9 12 (37.50%) Symantec
9 12 (37.50%) Unix
9 12 (37.50%) GSEC
9 12 (37.50%) Nmap
9 12 (37.50%) CEH
9 12 (37.50%) EnCase
9 12 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (37.50%) Nexpose
9 12 (37.50%) Kali Linux
9 12 (37.50%) Splunk
9 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (37.50%) Forensic Analysis
10 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
11 10 (31.25%) CISM
11 10 (31.25%) RHCA
11 10 (31.25%) Windows

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) IPsec
4 6 (18.75%) VPN
5 5 (15.63%) DHCP
6 4 (12.50%) BGP
6 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 4 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) SSL
7 3 (9.38%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.25%) DKIM
8 2 (6.25%) DMARC
8 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Security Specialist
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (15.63%) Information Specialist
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) PKI
4 2 (6.25%) BYOD
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Kali Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Unix
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) SIEM
2 15 (46.88%) Information Security
3 14 (43.75%) Open Source
4 12 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (37.50%) Forensic Analysis
4 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (21.88%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (21.88%) Web Filtering
7 6 (18.75%) Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Security Operations
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.50%) B2B
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.50%) Network Management
9 4 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (6.25%) Data Encryption
10 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
10 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
1 14 (43.75%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) CEH
2 12 (37.50%) GSEC
3 10 (31.25%) CISM
3 10 (31.25%) RHCA
3 10 (31.25%) RHCE
3 10 (31.25%) RHCSA
4 9 (28.13%) GIAC
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.38%) SSCP
7 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Snort
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) KVM
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (78.13%) Nessus
2 12 (37.50%) EnCase
2 12 (37.50%) Nexpose
2 12 (37.50%) Nmap
3 7 (21.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (18.75%) Suricata
5 2 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (6.25%) OpenVAS
5 2 (6.25%) QRadar
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) LogRhythm
2 16 (50.00%) AlienVault
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 13 (40.63%) Palo Alto
5 12 (37.50%) Splunk
5 12 (37.50%) Symantec
6 10 (31.25%) Acunetix
7 8 (25.00%) Qualys
8 6 (18.75%) CyberArk
8 6 (18.75%) Sophos
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Cylance
11 2 (6.25%) Proofpoint
11 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
11 2 (6.25%) VMware
12 1 (3.13%) Progress