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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 734 894 937
Rank change year-on-year
+160 +43
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 189 73 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.068% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.32% 0.94% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 140 57 50
Median salary £57,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £25,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +10.34%

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
8141 7739 7767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.29% 7.16% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6607 6139 6233
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.09%

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 30 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 30 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 +159 177 £57,500 +35.29% 13
London +83 77 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +88 63 £57,500 +53.33% 5
Oxfordshire +19 33 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Berkshire +38 21 £55,000 +34.14% 1
East of England +43 16 £52,500 +101.92% 2
Reading +24 11 £57,500 +139.58%
Yorkshire +9 9 £41,250 +10.00%
Banbury +7 8 £33,750 +12.50% 2
North Yorkshire +6 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Essex - 8 £52,500 -
Surrey - 7 £72,500 -
York - 7 £40,000 -
Harlow - 7 £52,500 -
City of London +48 6 £60,000 - 3
Leatherhead - 6 £72,500 -
South West - 6 £52,500 -
North West +15 5 £42,500 +77.08% 1
Manchester +6 5 £42,500 +77.08% 1
Bristol - 5 £65,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Hertfordshire +22 2 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Slough +5 2 £60,000 +3.44%
Wales 0 2 £33,000 -54.48% 1
Luton - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cheshunt - 2 £55,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +21 1 £60,000 -7.69%

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 177 (50.72%) Penetration Testing
2 154 (44.13%) Linux
3 153 (43.84%) Cybersecurity
4 152 (43.55%) Firewall
5 151 (43.27%) Information Security
6 149 (42.69%) Windows
7 147 (42.12%) Nmap
8 144 (41.26%) Metasploit
9 132 (37.82%) SIEM
10 106 (30.37%) Python
11 103 (29.51%) CISSP
12 100 (28.65%) CEH
13 96 (27.51%) Security Cleared
14 93 (26.65%) Java
15 90 (25.79%) C
16 84 (24.07%) C++
17 81 (23.21%) Security Testing
18 80 (22.92%) CREST Certified
19 78 (22.35%) Ethical Hacking
20 77 (22.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 77 (22.06%) Finance
20 77 (22.06%) DV Cleared
21 76 (21.78%) Management Information System
21 76 (21.78%) Unix
22 64 (18.34%) Mobile App
23 63 (18.05%) Qualys
24 62 (17.77%) Network Security
24 62 (17.77%) Burp Suite
25 61 (17.48%) Wireshark
26 60 (17.19%) OWASP

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 9 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.72%) Apache
3 6 (1.72%) IIS
3 6 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.43%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.15%) nginx
5 4 (1.15%) SAS
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.58%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (43.55%) Firewall
2 62 (17.77%) Network Security
3 61 (17.48%) Wireshark
4 54 (15.47%) TCP/IP
5 47 (13.47%) Wireless
6 45 (12.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 42 (12.03%) WAN
8 38 (10.89%) LAN
9 26 (7.45%) DNS
10 24 (6.88%) VPN
11 22 (6.30%) Internet
12 21 (6.02%) tcpdump
13 19 (5.44%) HTTP
14 11 (3.15%) Reverse Proxy
15 10 (2.87%) MPLS
15 10 (2.87%) SNMP
15 10 (2.87%) VoIP
16 9 (2.58%) Broadband
17 8 (2.29%) IPsec
18 7 (2.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.86%) Big Data
4 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.86%) Parquet
4 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) GIS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 144 (41.26%) Metasploit
2 62 (17.77%) Burp Suite
3 18 (5.16%) AppScan
4 9 (2.58%) sqlmap
5 4 (1.15%) FindBugs
6 3 (0.86%) Paros
7 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (22.06%) Finance
2 57 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.88%) Law
4 19 (5.44%) Banking
5 5 (1.43%) Legal
5 5 (1.43%) Publishing
6 4 (1.15%) Games
6 4 (1.15%) Retail
7 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 147 (42.12%) Analyst
2 142 (40.69%) Security Analyst
3 76 (21.78%) Tester
4 56 (16.05%) Penetration Tester
5 47 (13.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 43 (12.32%) Senior Analyst
6 43 (12.32%) Senior Security Analyst
7 39 (11.17%) Information Analyst
7 39 (11.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 38 (10.89%) Security Engineer
9 27 (7.74%) Security Tester
10 25 (7.16%) Team Leader
11 24 (6.88%) Senior Information Analyst
11 24 (6.88%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 21 (6.02%) Test Team Leader
13 17 (4.87%) IT Engineer
13 17 (4.87%) IT Security Engineer
14 16 (4.58%) Operations Engineer
14 16 (4.58%) Security Manager
14 16 (4.58%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.88%) 802.1X
2 19 (5.44%) .NET
3 12 (3.44%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.01%) HTML
4 7 (2.01%) Web Services
5 4 (1.15%) REST
5 4 (1.15%) SOAP
5 4 (1.15%) XML
5 4 (1.15%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.86%) CGI
6 3 (0.86%) Ext JS
6 3 (0.86%) GWT
6 3 (0.86%) Kafka
6 3 (0.86%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) JSON
7 1 (0.29%) JSP
7 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 76 (21.78%) Management Information System
2 64 (18.34%) Mobile App
3 53 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.73%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (5.44%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.87%) PKI
7 11 (3.15%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (2.87%) Cryptography
9 8 (2.29%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (2.01%) CESG
10 7 (2.01%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.72%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.72%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (1.15%) iPad
14 3 (0.86%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 154 (44.13%) Linux
2 149 (42.69%) Windows
3 76 (21.78%) Unix
4 47 (13.47%) Kali Linux
5 35 (10.03%) VxWorks
5 35 (10.03%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.44%) Solaris
7 18 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.15%) Android
11 11 (3.15%) FreeBSD
12 5 (1.43%) CentOS
12 5 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.43%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.57%) KNOPPIX
14 1 (0.29%) AIX
14 1 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (50.72%) Penetration Testing
2 153 (43.84%) Cybersecurity
3 151 (43.27%) Information Security
4 132 (37.82%) SIEM
5 81 (23.21%) Security Testing
6 78 (22.35%) Ethical Hacking
7 77 (22.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 60 (17.19%) OWASP
9 58 (16.62%) Security Operations
10 57 (16.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 52 (14.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 47 (13.47%) Risk Management
13 46 (13.18%) ITIL
14 31 (8.88%) Time Management
15 29 (8.31%) Risk Assessment
15 29 (8.31%) Source Code Analysis
16 25 (7.16%) Data Protection
17 24 (6.88%) Identity Access Management
17 24 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
18 21 (6.02%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.37%) Python
2 93 (26.65%) Java
3 90 (25.79%) C
4 84 (24.07%) C++
5 47 (13.47%) Perl
6 46 (13.18%) PowerShell
7 43 (12.32%) Bash Shell
8 26 (7.45%) SQL
9 21 (6.02%) C#
10 16 (4.58%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.30%) Ruby
12 10 (2.87%) JavaScript
13 7 (2.01%) VB
14 3 (0.86%) PHP
14 3 (0.86%) VBScript
15 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 103 (29.51%) CISSP
2 100 (28.65%) CEH
3 96 (27.51%) Security Cleared
4 80 (22.92%) CREST Certified
5 77 (22.06%) DV Cleared
6 47 (13.47%) GIAC
7 43 (12.32%) CISM
8 42 (12.03%) SANS
9 40 (11.46%) Degree
9 40 (11.46%) OSCP
10 34 (9.74%) CISA
10 34 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (9.74%) SC Cleared
11 32 (9.17%) CHECK Team Leader
12 31 (8.88%) CCNA
12 31 (8.88%) GCIH
13 25 (7.16%) CHECK Team Member
14 24 (6.88%) CCNP
15 22 (6.30%) MCSE
15 22 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.89%) PCI DSS
2 42 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.87%) ISO27002
4 7 (2.01%) GPG13
5 6 (1.72%) COBIT
6 4 (1.15%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 40 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.03%) Snort
3 19 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.30%) XenApp
5 14 (4.01%) vSphere
6 5 (1.43%) Samba
7 2 (0.57%) iptables
7 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) Firmware
8 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 147 (42.12%) Nmap
2 33 (9.46%) OpenVAS
3 25 (7.16%) QRadar
4 16 (4.58%) HP Fortify
5 15 (4.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (4.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 13 (3.72%) SCCM
8 12 (3.44%) EnCase
9 11 (3.15%) Nagios
10 10 (2.87%) Nexpose
11 8 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.72%) Proventia
13 4 (1.15%) WebInspect
14 3 (0.86%) Fluentd
15 2 (0.57%) Bcfg2
15 2 (0.57%) CORE IMPACT
15 2 (0.57%) Graphite
15 2 (0.57%) RSA Archer
15 2 (0.57%) RSA enVision
15 2 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (18.05%) Qualys
2 56 (16.05%) Cisco
3 42 (12.03%) Splunk
4 40 (11.46%) CheckPoint
5 38 (10.89%) Microsoft
6 36 (10.32%) HP
7 35 (10.03%) ArcSight
8 32 (9.17%) Coverity
8 32 (9.17%) Red Hat
9 31 (8.88%) Fortinet
9 31 (8.88%) Intel Security
10 29 (8.31%) Forcepoint
11 24 (6.88%) SolarWinds
12 23 (6.59%) Juniper
13 22 (6.30%) Cyber-Ark
13 22 (6.30%) IBM
14 20 (5.73%) Citrix
14 20 (5.73%) Nokia
14 20 (5.73%) Symantec
15 19 (5.44%) VMware
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