The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 773 900 935
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +35
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 167 67 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.061% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 0.85% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 138 55 48
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -0.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8394 7866 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.19% 7.12% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6811 6230 6126
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +7.22%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nessus
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK.

Nessus Salary Trend in the UK

Nessus
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the UK

Nessus
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +112 159 £57,500 +15.00% 13
London +61 77 £60,000 +14.28% 8
South East +71 48 £56,250 +50.00% 5
Berkshire +19 20 £42,500 +77.08% 3
Oxfordshire +17 19 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire +20 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Reading +24 10 £42,500 +77.08%
North Yorkshire +13 10 £41,250 +6.45%
East of England +32 9 £52,500 +101.92%
York - 8 £41,250 -
South Yorkshire +15 7 £60,000 -7.69%
Essex - 7 £52,500 -
Surrey - 6 £72,500 -
Leatherhead - 6 £72,500 -
Harlow - 6 £52,500 -
City of London +53 5 £57,500 -8.00% 3
North West +19 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Sheffield +14 4 £56,250 -13.46%
Manchester -4 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Birmingham -15 2 £66,250 +65.62%
West Midlands -19 2 £66,250 +29.26%
South West - 2 £56,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Slough - 2 £60,000 - 1
Norfolk +15 1 £49,350 +76.25%
Norwich +10 1 £49,350 +76.25%
Wales -7 1 £35,000 -50.00%
Swansea - 1 £35,000 -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for Nessus.

1 158 (50.32%) Penetration Testing
2 145 (46.18%) Firewall
3 144 (45.86%) Windows
4 136 (43.31%) Information Security
5 134 (42.68%) Linux
6 131 (41.72%) Nmap
7 128 (40.76%) Cybersecurity
8 126 (40.13%) Metasploit
9 120 (38.22%) SIEM
10 93 (29.62%) CISSP
11 88 (28.03%) Python
12 85 (27.07%) CEH
13 82 (26.11%) Security Cleared
14 80 (25.48%) Java
15 73 (23.25%) CREST Certified
16 72 (22.93%) C
16 72 (22.93%) Finance
17 71 (22.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 70 (22.29%) Ethical Hacking
18 70 (22.29%) Security Testing
19 69 (21.97%) C++
20 68 (21.66%) Unix
20 68 (21.66%) Management Information System
21 65 (20.70%) Network Security
22 63 (20.06%) DV Cleared
23 58 (18.47%) Wireshark
24 57 (18.15%) Qualys
25 56 (17.83%) Mobile App
25 56 (17.83%) Burp Suite
26 54 (17.20%) Vulnerability Management

Nessus
Top Related 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 8 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.91%) Apache
3 6 (1.91%) IIS
3 6 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.27%) nginx
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.96%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.10%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (46.18%) Firewall
2 65 (20.70%) Network Security
3 58 (18.47%) Wireshark
4 50 (15.92%) TCP/IP
5 45 (14.33%) Wireless
6 44 (14.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 43 (13.69%) WAN
8 39 (12.42%) LAN
9 26 (8.28%) DNS
10 24 (7.64%) Internet
10 24 (7.64%) VPN
11 18 (5.73%) tcpdump
12 15 (4.78%) HTTP
13 11 (3.50%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (3.18%) MPLS
15 9 (2.87%) SNMP
15 9 (2.87%) VoIP
16 8 (2.55%) IPsec
17 7 (2.23%) SAN
18 6 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.96%) Big Data
3 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.96%) Parquet
3 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 126 (40.13%) Metasploit
2 56 (17.83%) Burp Suite
3 15 (4.78%) AppScan
4 8 (2.55%) sqlmap
5 4 (1.27%) FindBugs
6 3 (0.96%) Paros
7 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
General
1 72 (22.93%) Finance
2 45 (14.33%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.64%) Law
4 17 (5.41%) Banking
5 7 (2.23%) Legal
6 6 (1.91%) Retail
7 5 (1.59%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (39.81%) Analyst
2 120 (38.22%) Security Analyst
3 72 (22.93%) Tester
4 51 (16.24%) Penetration Tester
5 42 (13.38%) Security Engineer
6 40 (12.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 36 (11.46%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (11.46%) Senior Security Analyst
8 32 (10.19%) Security Tester
9 31 (9.87%) Information Analyst
9 31 (9.87%) Information Security Analyst
10 22 (7.01%) Senior Information Analyst
10 22 (7.01%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 22 (7.01%) Team Leader
11 18 (5.73%) IT Engineer
11 18 (5.73%) IT Security Engineer
11 18 (5.73%) Test Team Leader
12 16 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (4.14%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.14%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.69%) 802.1X
2 19 (6.05%) .NET
3 15 (4.78%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.23%) Web Services
5 6 (1.91%) HTML
6 4 (1.27%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (0.96%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.96%) CGI
7 3 (0.96%) Ext JS
7 3 (0.96%) GWT
7 3 (0.96%) Kafka
7 3 (0.96%) REST
7 3 (0.96%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.96%) SOAP
7 3 (0.96%) XML
8 1 (0.32%) J2EE
8 1 (0.32%) JSP
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.66%) Management Information System
2 56 (17.83%) Mobile App
3 47 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (5.10%) PKI
6 15 (4.78%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.50%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.55%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (2.23%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.91%) CESG
10 6 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.27%) iPad
12 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.96%) RIA
12 3 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.96%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 144 (45.86%) Windows
2 134 (42.68%) Linux
3 68 (21.66%) Unix
4 38 (12.10%) Kali Linux
5 34 (10.83%) Windows Server
6 27 (8.60%) VxWorks
7 19 (6.05%) Solaris
7 19 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.50%) FreeBSD
12 5 (1.59%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.59%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.27%) CentOS
14 2 (0.64%) Android
14 2 (0.64%) KNOPPIX
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (50.32%) Penetration Testing
2 136 (43.31%) Information Security
3 128 (40.76%) Cybersecurity
4 120 (38.22%) SIEM
5 71 (22.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 70 (22.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 70 (22.29%) Security Testing
7 54 (17.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 51 (16.24%) OWASP
9 49 (15.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 48 (15.29%) Security Operations
11 42 (13.38%) ITIL
12 40 (12.74%) Risk Management
13 29 (9.24%) Time Management
14 26 (8.28%) Risk Assessment
15 25 (7.96%) Data Protection
16 23 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
16 23 (7.32%) Security Architecture
17 21 (6.69%) Identity Access Management
17 21 (6.69%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 88 (28.03%) Python
2 80 (25.48%) Java
3 72 (22.93%) C
4 69 (21.97%) C++
5 46 (14.65%) PowerShell
6 39 (12.42%) Perl
7 37 (11.78%) Bash Shell
8 27 (8.60%) SQL
9 16 (5.10%) C#
10 14 (4.46%) Ruby
11 13 (4.14%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.50%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.91%) VB
14 3 (0.96%) PHP
14 3 (0.96%) VBScript
15 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 93 (29.62%) CISSP
2 85 (27.07%) CEH
3 82 (26.11%) Security Cleared
4 73 (23.25%) CREST Certified
5 63 (20.06%) DV Cleared
6 41 (13.06%) GIAC
7 38 (12.10%) OSCP
7 38 (12.10%) SANS
8 35 (11.15%) CISM
9 34 (10.83%) SC Cleared
10 32 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (10.19%) Degree
11 29 (9.24%) CCNA
11 29 (9.24%) CHECK Team Leader
11 29 (9.24%) CISA
12 27 (8.60%) GCIH
13 22 (7.01%) CCNP
13 22 (7.01%) CHECK Team Member
14 20 (6.37%) CompTIA Security+
14 20 (6.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (15.92%) PCI DSS
2 46 (14.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.87%) ISO27002
4 5 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.27%) GPG13
6 3 (0.96%) COBIT
6 3 (0.96%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.32%) QA
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.24%) Snort
3 20 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.78%) vSphere
4 15 (4.78%) XenApp
5 5 (1.59%) Samba
6 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.32%) iptables
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 131 (41.72%) Nmap
2 28 (8.92%) OpenVAS
3 20 (6.37%) QRadar
4 15 (4.78%) HP Fortify
5 14 (4.46%) EnCase
6 11 (3.50%) Nagios
6 11 (3.50%) Nexpose
6 11 (3.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (2.23%) SCCM
8 6 (1.91%) Proventia
9 4 (1.27%) CORE IMPACT
9 4 (1.27%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.96%) Fluentd
11 2 (0.64%) Bcfg2
11 2 (0.64%) Graphite
11 2 (0.64%) RSA Archer
11 2 (0.64%) WSUS
12 1 (0.32%) Puppet
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (18.15%) Qualys
2 52 (16.56%) Cisco
3 40 (12.74%) CheckPoint
4 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
5 31 (9.87%) HP
5 31 (9.87%) Splunk
6 30 (9.55%) Forcepoint
7 29 (9.24%) Red Hat
8 26 (8.28%) Coverity
8 26 (8.28%) Fortinet
9 25 (7.96%) ArcSight
9 25 (7.96%) Intel Security
10 21 (6.69%) Citrix
10 21 (6.69%) SolarWinds
11 20 (6.37%) VMware
12 18 (5.73%) Cyber-Ark
12 18 (5.73%) Juniper
13 17 (5.41%) Nokia
14 16 (5.10%) IBM
14 16 (5.10%) LogRhythm
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