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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 685 824 906
Rank change year-on-year
+139 +82
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 250 135 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.96% 1.63% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 182 102 69
Median salary £60,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,150 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% +7.14%

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
8457 8257 7956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.62% 7.48% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6881 6560 6397
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +152 241 £60,000 +37.93% 34
South East +104 122 £58,750 +35.05% 11
London +88 78 £62,500 +25.00% 16
Oxfordshire +20 65 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +40 38 £60,000 +3.44% 1
Banbury 0 17 £43,500 +45.00% 2
East of England +26 16 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire - 12 £62,500 - 4
City of London +73 10 £66,250 +32.50% 5
Windsor - 10 £62,500 -
Reading - 10 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire -2 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Farnborough - 8 £67,500 - 2
South West +20 7 £40,000 -5.23%
Hertfordshire +14 7 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cheshunt - 6 £55,000 -
West Midlands -3 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Birmingham -6 5 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Halifax - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +24 4 £52,500 -2.32%
North West +23 4 £42,500 +60.37% 3
Kent +18 4 £90,000 +106.89% 1
Slough +14 4 £60,000 +3.44%
Manchester 0 4 £42,500 +60.37% 3
Oxford -5 4 £47,500 +58.33%
Luton - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
North Yorkshire +2 2 £40,000 +6.66%

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 199 (47.61%) Linux
2 195 (46.65%) Penetration Testing
3 194 (46.41%) Information Security
4 184 (44.02%) Cybersecurity
5 172 (41.15%) Windows
6 155 (37.08%) Nmap
7 146 (34.93%) Metasploit
8 143 (34.21%) Firewall
9 136 (32.54%) SIEM
10 123 (29.43%) Python
11 121 (28.95%) Security Cleared
12 117 (27.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 116 (27.75%) CEH
14 114 (27.27%) CISSP
15 113 (27.03%) C
16 106 (25.36%) Java
17 102 (24.40%) C++
18 101 (24.16%) Qualys
19 91 (21.77%) DV Cleared
20 89 (21.29%) Finance
21 88 (21.05%) CREST Certified
22 84 (20.10%) Management Information System
23 80 (19.14%) Vulnerability Management
24 79 (18.90%) Security Testing
24 79 (18.90%) Telecoms
25 74 (17.70%) Unix
26 73 (17.46%) Network Security
27 72 (17.22%) Burp Suite
28 69 (16.51%) Ethical Hacking
28 69 (16.51%) Mobile App

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 10 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.67%) IIS
4 6 (1.44%) Apache
4 6 (1.44%) SAS
4 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.20%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.96%) nginx
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (4.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.39%) assyst
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.59%) Mimecast
2 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (34.21%) Firewall
2 73 (17.46%) Network Security
3 59 (14.11%) TCP/IP
4 58 (13.88%) Wireless
5 46 (11.00%) Wireshark
6 44 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 38 (9.09%) WAN
8 33 (7.89%) LAN
9 27 (6.46%) VPN
10 20 (4.78%) Internet
11 19 (4.55%) HTTP
12 17 (4.07%) DNS
13 13 (3.11%) tcpdump
14 12 (2.87%) IPsec
15 11 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (2.39%) DMZ
16 10 (2.39%) SNMP
16 10 (2.39%) VoIP
17 9 (2.15%) MPLS
18 8 (1.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 10 (2.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.72%) Big Data
4 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.72%) Parquet
4 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 146 (34.93%) Metasploit
2 72 (17.22%) Burp Suite
3 29 (6.94%) AppScan
4 8 (1.91%) sqlmap
5 3 (0.72%) FindBugs
5 3 (0.72%) Paros
6 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (21.29%) Finance
2 79 (18.90%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.42%) Banking
4 16 (3.83%) Law
5 12 (2.87%) Games
6 6 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.44%) Legal
7 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 184 (44.02%) Analyst
2 169 (40.43%) Security Analyst
3 83 (19.86%) Tester
4 70 (16.75%) Penetration Tester
5 55 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 55 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
6 52 (12.44%) Information Analyst
6 52 (12.44%) Information Security Analyst
6 52 (12.44%) Security Engineer
7 43 (10.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 34 (8.13%) IT Analyst
8 34 (8.13%) IT Security Analyst
9 31 (7.42%) Team Leader
10 28 (6.70%) Test Team Leader
11 27 (6.46%) Security Tester
12 26 (6.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
13 24 (5.74%) IT Engineer
13 24 (5.74%) IT Security Engineer
14 22 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
14 22 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.98%) 802.1X
2 20 (4.78%) .NET
3 10 (2.39%) Web Services
4 9 (2.15%) Regular Expression
5 7 (1.67%) HTML
6 4 (0.96%) REST
6 4 (0.96%) SOAP
6 4 (0.96%) XML
6 4 (0.96%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.72%) CGI
7 3 (0.72%) Ext JS
7 3 (0.72%) GWT
7 3 (0.72%) Kafka
7 3 (0.72%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.48%) Ajax
8 2 (0.48%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.24%) JSON
9 1 (0.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.10%) Management Information System
2 69 (16.51%) Mobile App
3 51 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 27 (6.46%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.87%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.87%) PKI
8 9 (2.15%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.91%) CESG
9 8 (1.91%) Cryptography
9 8 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (1.91%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.91%) RSA SecurID
9 8 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.67%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 199 (47.61%) Linux
2 172 (41.15%) Windows
3 74 (17.70%) Unix
4 60 (14.35%) Kali Linux
5 42 (10.05%) VxWorks
6 30 (7.18%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.59%) Android
8 10 (2.39%) Solaris
8 10 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.44%) CentOS
11 5 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.20%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.48%) AIX
13 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.48%) Debian
13 2 (0.48%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.48%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (46.65%) Penetration Testing
2 194 (46.41%) Information Security
3 184 (44.02%) Cybersecurity
4 136 (32.54%) SIEM
5 117 (27.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 80 (19.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 79 (18.90%) Security Testing
8 69 (16.51%) Ethical Hacking
8 69 (16.51%) OWASP
9 63 (15.07%) Security Operations
10 62 (14.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 57 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 41 (9.81%) Source Code Analysis
13 40 (9.57%) ITIL
14 32 (7.66%) Incident Management
15 29 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
16 24 (5.74%) Time Management
17 23 (5.50%) Identity Access Management
18 22 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.43%) Python
2 113 (27.03%) C
3 106 (25.36%) Java
4 102 (24.40%) C++
5 51 (12.20%) Perl
6 44 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 34 (8.13%) PowerShell
8 27 (6.46%) C#
9 20 (4.78%) SQL
10 17 (4.07%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.59%) VB
12 11 (2.63%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.63%) Ruby
13 8 (1.91%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.72%) PHP
14 3 (0.72%) VBScript
15 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 121 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 116 (27.75%) CEH
3 114 (27.27%) CISSP
4 91 (21.77%) DV Cleared
5 88 (21.05%) CREST Certified
6 67 (16.03%) GIAC
7 57 (13.64%) OSCP
8 49 (11.72%) Degree
9 48 (11.48%) CISA
10 47 (11.24%) CISM
11 39 (9.33%) SC Cleared
12 37 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (7.66%) CCNA
13 32 (7.66%) CHECK Team Leader
14 29 (6.94%) CHECK Team Member
14 29 (6.94%) SANS
15 28 (6.70%) GPEN
16 26 (6.22%) CCNP
17 23 (5.50%) MCSE
17 23 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (6.46%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.91%) ISO27002
4 6 (1.44%) COBIT
4 6 (1.44%) GPG13
5 3 (0.72%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 49 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.98%) Snort
3 18 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.11%) XenApp
5 12 (2.87%) vSphere
6 5 (1.20%) Samba
7 3 (0.72%) iptables
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 155 (37.08%) Nmap
2 46 (11.00%) OpenVAS
3 42 (10.05%) SCCM
4 29 (6.94%) QRadar
5 22 (5.26%) HP Fortify
6 19 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
7 17 (4.07%) Nexpose
8 15 (3.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 12 (2.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 9 (2.15%) Nagios
11 8 (1.91%) Proventia
12 6 (1.44%) WSUS
13 4 (0.96%) RSA enVision
13 4 (0.96%) WebInspect
14 3 (0.72%) Fluentd
14 3 (0.72%) RSA Archer
15 2 (0.48%) Core Impact
15 2 (0.48%) EnCase
15 2 (0.48%) Kibana
15 2 (0.48%) logstash
Vendors
1 101 (24.16%) Qualys
2 67 (16.03%) Splunk
3 64 (15.31%) Cisco
4 49 (11.72%) Intel Security
5 44 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 41 (9.81%) ArcSight
7 39 (9.33%) Microsoft
8 36 (8.61%) Cyber-Ark
9 33 (7.89%) Coverity
9 33 (7.89%) Fortinet
9 33 (7.89%) HP
10 28 (6.70%) Juniper
11 27 (6.46%) Palo Alto
11 27 (6.46%) SolarWinds
12 25 (5.98%) IBM
12 25 (5.98%) Red Hat
13 23 (5.50%) Symantec
14 21 (5.02%) Citrix
14 21 (5.02%) Forcepoint
14 21 (5.02%) Nokia
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 60-75K Base + 40/50K Bonus + CA + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago