Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Kali Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kali Linux over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 298 332
Rank change year-on-year +42 +34 +14
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.011% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.76% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 - £62,500
10th Percentile £60,000 - £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 - £63,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -13.04%

Kali Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,588 1,687 2,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.79% 18.55% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,364 1,840
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £23,475
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Kali Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Kali Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kali Linux in the West Midlands

Kali Linux
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kali Linux in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Kali Linux in the West Midlands

Kali Linux
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kali Linux within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Warwickshire - 7 - -
Kali Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing Kali Linux 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Kali Linux.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Nessus
2 7 (58.33%) Security Operations
2 7 (58.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Measurement
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (58.33%) Splunk
2 7 (58.33%) ArcSight
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 5 (41.67%) OSCP
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Social Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Tigerscheme
3 5 (41.67%) CHECK Team Leader

Kali Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Operations Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (58.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Measurement
2 7 (58.33%) Security Operations
2 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Social Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) CHECK Team Leader
2 5 (41.67%) CHECK Team Member
2 5 (41.67%) CREST Certified
2 5 (41.67%) OSCP
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Tigerscheme
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) ArcSight
1 7 (58.33%) Splunk