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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 692 862 894
Rank change year-on-year
+170 +32
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 190 102 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.096% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.49% 1.27% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 134 63 73
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -2.85%

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
7616 8025 8518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.50% 7.58% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6097 6537 6847
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +134 173 £62,500 +16.27% 19
South East +99 74 £60,000 +50.00% 5
London +71 69 £67,500 +22.72% 9
Berkshire +92 42 £62,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +29 26 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire +35 15 £60,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 14 £56,250 -
City of London +29 12 £75,000 +42.85% 3
Banbury +7 12 £74,250 +85.62%
South West +20 8 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Leeds - 7 £41,250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £41,250 - 1
Windsor - 7 £67,500 -
Wiltshire +21 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Hampshire +11 5 £40,000 - 3
South Yorkshire +11 4 £62,500 -
Sheffield +9 4 £62,500 -
Farnborough - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
Harrogate +15 3 - -
North Yorkshire +3 3 - -
Manchester -9 3 £50,000 +88.67%
North West -17 3 £50,000 +88.67%
Staffordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Reading +27 2 £75,000 +50.00%
Slough - 2 £67,500 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Swindon +16 1 - -
Bristol +14 1 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Kent +11 1 £33,500 -41.73%

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 228 (53.15%) Windows
2 225 (52.45%) Information Security
3 204 (47.55%) Linux
4 177 (41.26%) Penetration Testing
5 158 (36.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 149 (34.73%) Cybersecurity
7 143 (33.33%) Nmap
8 135 (31.47%) CISSP
8 135 (31.47%) Qualys
9 128 (29.84%) SIEM
10 122 (28.44%) Vulnerability Management
10 122 (28.44%) Firewall
11 121 (28.21%) Security Cleared
12 119 (27.74%) Python
13 113 (26.34%) C
14 112 (26.11%) CEH
15 108 (25.17%) Finance
16 102 (23.78%) C++
17 99 (23.08%) Java
18 94 (21.91%) Telecoms
18 94 (21.91%) GIAC
19 92 (21.45%) Metasploit
20 88 (20.51%) Management Information System
21 86 (20.05%) Network Security
22 85 (19.81%) CISA
22 85 (19.81%) TCP/IP
23 84 (19.58%) Splunk
24 77 (17.95%) Active Directory
25 72 (16.78%) Security Operations
26 70 (16.32%) DV Cleared

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 38 (8.86%) IIS
2 14 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.80%) Apache
4 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.63%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) assyst
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.90%) SaaS
2 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.63%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (28.44%) Firewall
2 86 (20.05%) Network Security
3 85 (19.81%) TCP/IP
4 45 (10.49%) Wireless
5 40 (9.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (6.76%) LAN
7 28 (6.53%) WAN
8 26 (6.06%) Wireshark
9 16 (3.73%) VPN
10 15 (3.50%) Broadband
10 15 (3.50%) LTE
11 13 (3.03%) Internet
12 11 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.10%) IPsec
13 9 (2.10%) SSL
14 8 (1.86%) DNS
15 6 (1.40%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.40%) MPLS
15 6 (1.40%) NetScreen
15 6 (1.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.86%) InfluxDB
3 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 92 (21.45%) Metasploit
2 41 (9.56%) Burp Suite
3 17 (3.96%) AppScan
4 4 (0.93%) Paros
4 4 (0.93%) WebScarab
5 3 (0.70%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (25.17%) Finance
2 94 (21.91%) Telecoms
3 47 (10.96%) Banking
4 20 (4.66%) Games
5 8 (1.86%) Legal
6 7 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.40%) Back Office
8 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.93%) French Language
10 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.23%) Retail
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (39.16%) Analyst
2 146 (34.03%) Security Analyst
3 93 (21.68%) Tester
4 87 (20.28%) Penetration Tester
5 84 (19.58%) Security Engineer
6 51 (11.89%) Senior Analyst
7 48 (11.19%) Information Security Engineer
8 46 (10.72%) Senior Security Analyst
9 44 (10.26%) Security Tester
10 40 (9.32%) Security Penetration Tester
11 37 (8.62%) Information Analyst
11 37 (8.62%) Information Security Analyst
12 36 (8.39%) IT Analyst
12 36 (8.39%) IT Security Analyst
13 33 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 25 (5.83%) Senior Tester
15 24 (5.59%) Senior Penetration Tester
16 23 (5.36%) Security Specialist
17 22 (5.13%) Administrator
18 21 (4.90%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.59%) Web Services
2 11 (2.56%) .NET
3 10 (2.33%) Regular Expression
4 9 (2.10%) SailPoint
5 6 (1.40%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.40%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.40%) HTML
6 2 (0.47%) CGI
7 1 (0.23%) Ajax
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 45 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 35 (8.16%) PKI
4 31 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.99%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (6.99%) Mobile App
6 25 (5.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 22 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (4.20%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.40%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.40%) iPad
10 6 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.17%) Physics
12 4 (0.93%) CESG
13 3 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.47%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 228 (53.15%) Windows
2 204 (47.55%) Linux
3 47 (10.96%) Windows Server
4 39 (9.09%) VxWorks
5 38 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (8.39%) Kali Linux
7 35 (8.16%) Unix
8 31 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.63%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.63%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.17%) Debian
11 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.93%) Android
13 3 (0.70%) KNOPPIX
14 1 (0.23%) AIX
14 1 (0.23%) MVS
14 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (52.45%) Information Security
2 177 (41.26%) Penetration Testing
3 158 (36.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 149 (34.73%) Cybersecurity
5 128 (29.84%) SIEM
6 122 (28.44%) Vulnerability Management
7 72 (16.78%) Security Operations
8 68 (15.85%) Ethical Hacking
9 67 (15.62%) OWASP
10 66 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 46 (10.72%) Risk Management
11 46 (10.72%) Security Testing
12 42 (9.79%) Source Code Analysis
13 32 (7.46%) Incident Management
14 31 (7.23%) Identity Access Management
15 30 (6.99%) ITIL
16 26 (6.06%) Change Management
16 26 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (6.06%) Open Source
17 21 (4.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.74%) Python
2 113 (26.34%) C
3 102 (23.78%) C++
4 99 (23.08%) Java
5 61 (14.22%) Perl
6 47 (10.96%) Bash Shell
7 27 (6.29%) SQL
8 23 (5.36%) Ruby
9 18 (4.20%) C#
10 16 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.50%) VB
12 10 (2.33%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.33%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.17%) PHP
14 4 (0.93%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.93%) Korn
14 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 135 (31.47%) CISSP
2 121 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 112 (26.11%) CEH
4 94 (21.91%) GIAC
5 85 (19.81%) CISA
6 70 (16.32%) DV Cleared
7 69 (16.08%) OSCP
8 58 (13.52%) CISM
8 58 (13.52%) CREST Certified
9 38 (8.86%) GPEN
10 37 (8.62%) Degree
11 31 (7.23%) SC Cleared
12 26 (6.06%) GCIH
12 26 (6.06%) GSEC
12 26 (6.06%) MCSE
12 26 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (5.36%) SANS
14 20 (4.66%) CHECK Team Leader
15 16 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (3.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.05%) PCI DSS
2 28 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) COBIT
3 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.23%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.03%) Snort
4 10 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.86%) ProxySG
6 8 (1.86%) vSphere
6 8 (1.86%) XenApp
7 6 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.40%) XenServer
8 5 (1.17%) Samba
9 1 (0.23%) pfSense
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 143 (33.33%) Nmap
2 51 (11.89%) OpenVAS
2 51 (11.89%) SCCM
3 42 (9.79%) McAfee ePO
4 26 (6.06%) WSUS
5 15 (3.50%) QRadar
6 11 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (2.56%) Nexpose
7 8 (1.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.40%) Core Impact
8 6 (1.40%) HP Fortify
8 6 (1.40%) Kibana
8 6 (1.40%) logstash
9 5 (1.17%) Proventia
10 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.23%) Ansible
11 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.23%) Puppet
11 1 (0.23%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 135 (31.47%) Qualys
2 84 (19.58%) Splunk
3 61 (14.22%) Intel Security
4 58 (13.52%) Microsoft
5 52 (12.12%) Cyber-Ark
6 42 (9.79%) Cisco
7 33 (7.69%) VMware
8 30 (6.99%) CheckPoint
9 29 (6.76%) ArcSight
9 29 (6.76%) Aveksa
9 29 (6.76%) Coverity
10 28 (6.53%) Palo Alto
11 22 (5.13%) LogRhythm
12 20 (4.66%) Bomgar
13 18 (4.20%) F5
14 14 (3.26%) Citrix
15 13 (3.03%) HP
15 13 (3.03%) Juniper
15 13 (3.03%) SolarWinds
15 13 (3.03%) TOWER Software
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