The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
England / South East
Rank 372 412 458
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +46
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 13 50 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.26% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 3.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 8
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £51,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £30,000 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £50,550 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.50% +6.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1254 1548 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.53% 8.02% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1310 1350
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nessus
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the South East region.

Nessus Salary Trend in the South East

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the South East

Nessus
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -8 8 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Berkshire +36 2 £75,000 +76.47%
Kent +23 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 3
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Nessus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 87 (75.00%) Windows
2 75 (64.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 58 (50.00%) Nmap
4 54 (46.55%) Penetration Testing
5 52 (44.83%) Linux
6 51 (43.97%) C
6 51 (43.97%) C++
7 50 (43.10%) Python
8 49 (42.24%) Java
8 49 (42.24%) Cybersecurity
9 48 (41.38%) Telecoms
10 44 (37.93%) Information Security
11 43 (37.07%) Qualys
12 41 (35.34%) TCP/IP
12 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
13 40 (34.48%) CEH
14 34 (29.31%) Ethical Hacking
15 33 (28.45%) Firewall
15 33 (28.45%) CISSP
16 30 (25.86%) Metasploit
16 30 (25.86%) Source Code Analysis
17 29 (25.00%) DV Cleared
18 28 (24.14%) CISA
19 27 (23.28%) Network Security
20 26 (22.41%) VxWorks
21 24 (20.69%) Perl
21 24 (20.69%) Computer Science
21 24 (20.69%) Security Monitoring
22 23 (19.83%) OpenVAS
23 21 (18.10%) Bash Shell

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (12.07%) IIS
2 8 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) IBM Notes
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.31%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.34%) TCP/IP
2 33 (28.45%) Firewall
3 27 (23.28%) Network Security
4 19 (16.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (10.34%) Broadband
5 12 (10.34%) LTE
6 8 (6.90%) Wireshark
7 6 (5.17%) Internet
7 6 (5.17%) LAN
7 6 (5.17%) WAN
8 5 (4.31%) Wireless
9 3 (2.59%) DNS
10 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) InfluxDB
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.72%) Burp Suite
General
1 48 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 19 (16.38%) Finance
3 14 (12.07%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Analyst
2 49 (42.24%) Security Analyst
3 39 (33.62%) Tester
4 38 (32.76%) Penetration Tester
5 27 (23.28%) Security Tester
6 26 (22.41%) Security Penetration Tester
7 24 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
8 23 (19.83%) Senior Security Analyst
9 20 (17.24%) Senior Tester
10 19 (16.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 16 (13.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 13 (11.21%) Product Analyst
13 12 (10.34%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
13 12 (10.34%) Testing Analyst
14 11 (9.48%) Support Engineer
15 10 (8.62%) Consultant
15 10 (8.62%) Security Consultant
16 9 (7.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 8 (6.90%) Information Security Engineer
17 8 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 19 (16.38%) Management Information System
3 15 (12.93%) PKI
3 15 (12.93%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (9.48%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (8.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.86%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) iPad
9 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (75.00%) Windows
2 52 (44.83%) Linux
3 26 (22.41%) VxWorks
4 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.17%) Kali Linux
8 5 (4.31%) Mac OS
8 5 (4.31%) Unix
8 5 (4.31%) Windows NT
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 54 (46.55%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (42.24%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (37.93%) Information Security
5 34 (29.31%) Ethical Hacking
6 30 (25.86%) Source Code Analysis
7 24 (20.69%) Security Monitoring
8 18 (15.52%) OWASP
8 18 (15.52%) SIEM
9 16 (13.79%) Security Operations
9 16 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (12.93%) Dashboard Development
11 14 (12.07%) Open Source
11 14 (12.07%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (11.21%) Security Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Static Code Analysis
14 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
15 8 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
15 8 (6.90%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.97%) C
1 51 (43.97%) C++
2 50 (43.10%) Python
3 49 (42.24%) Java
4 24 (20.69%) Perl
5 21 (18.10%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.76%) SQL
7 3 (2.59%) Ruby
8 2 (1.72%) C#
8 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.48%) CEH
3 33 (28.45%) CISSP
4 29 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 28 (24.14%) CISA
6 17 (14.66%) OSCP
7 13 (11.21%) GIAC
8 12 (10.34%) Degree
9 11 (9.48%) GPEN
9 11 (9.48%) GSEC
10 9 (7.76%) CISM
10 9 (7.76%) IISP
11 8 (6.90%) GCIH
11 8 (6.90%) MCP
12 7 (6.03%) CREST Certified
12 7 (6.03%) MCSE
12 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (4.31%) CCNA
13 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) GPG13
2 1 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.90%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.59%) Samba
3 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (50.00%) Nmap
2 23 (19.83%) OpenVAS
3 17 (14.66%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) WSUS
5 1 (0.86%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) Qualys
2 16 (13.79%) Splunk
3 15 (12.93%) ArcSight
4 11 (9.48%) Coverity
5 8 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.17%) LogRhythm
7 5 (4.31%) Lotus
7 5 (4.31%) Novell
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco
8 3 (2.59%) F5
8 3 (2.59%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.86%) Citrix
9 1 (0.86%) NetApp
9 1 (0.86%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
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