Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1135 1159 1259
Rank change year-on-year +24 +100 +12
Permanent jobs citing Rapid7 38 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.027% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.061% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 8
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £55,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 73,387 78,664 84,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.75% 44.60% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57,045 60,890 68,892
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 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 +23 38 £55,000 - 8
UK excluding London +15 23 £55,000 - 3
South East +25 21 £55,000 +12.82%
London +26 15 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Midlands - 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (86.84%) Qualys
2 27 (71.05%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (65.79%) CISSP
5 24 (63.16%) CEH
6 23 (60.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (57.89%) OWASP
7 22 (57.89%) Nessus
7 22 (57.89%) CISM
8 21 (55.26%) SANS
9 15 (39.47%) Firewall
10 13 (34.21%) SIEM
11 10 (26.32%) QRadar
12 9 (23.68%) Splunk
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco
12 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
12 9 (23.68%) Information Security
13 8 (21.05%) Windows
14 7 (18.42%) Linux
14 7 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Open Source
14 7 (18.42%) Metasploit
14 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
15 6 (15.79%) Network Security
15 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
15 6 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
16 5 (13.16%) AlgoSec
16 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 5 (13.16%) AlienVault

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 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) Network Security
4 5 (13.16%) IPv4
4 5 (13.16%) IPv6
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.53%) DKIM
5 4 (10.53%) DMARC
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) BGP
6 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
6 3 (7.89%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Security Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) CISSP Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) SAML
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.53%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) BYOD
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (60.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (57.89%) OWASP
4 13 (34.21%) SIEM
5 9 (23.68%) Information Security
6 7 (18.42%) Open Source
6 7 (18.42%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (13.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (10.53%) Data Encryption
9 4 (10.53%) Data Management
9 4 (10.53%) Information Security Management
9 4 (10.53%) Investment Management
9 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
9 4 (10.53%) Security Management
9 4 (10.53%) Web Filtering
10 3 (7.89%) Analytics
10 3 (7.89%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) CISSP
2 24 (63.16%) CEH
3 22 (57.89%) CISM
4 21 (55.26%) SANS
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 3 (7.89%) GIAC
6 3 (7.89%) GSEC
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) CISA
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (10.53%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.53%) KVM
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Nessus
2 10 (26.32%) QRadar
3 4 (10.53%) CASB
3 4 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (10.53%) OpenVAS
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 4 (10.53%) SCOM
4 3 (7.89%) EnCase
4 3 (7.89%) Nexpose
4 3 (7.89%) Nmap
4 3 (7.89%) Suricata
5 1 (2.63%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Qualys
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Splunk
3 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
4 5 (13.16%) AlgoSec
4 5 (13.16%) AlienVault
4 5 (13.16%) Okta
4 5 (13.16%) OneLogin
4 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
4 5 (13.16%) Tufin
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Tripwire
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) CyberArk
6 3 (7.89%) Sophos
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com