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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 676 804 919
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +115
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 236 162 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.15% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.93% 1.97% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 207 123 47
Median salary £60,000 £52,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +14.86%

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
8048 8239 8353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.45% 7.52% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6511 6705 6600
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 £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +122 231 £60,000 +20.00% 27
South East +118 127 £55,000 +18.91% 12
London +72 73 £70,000 +27.27% 8
Oxfordshire +12 57 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire +77 50 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Banbury +7 22 £66,750 +21.36% 2
Hampshire +26 15 £62,500 - 3
Windsor - 13 £62,500 - 1
Farnborough +12 12 £52,500 - 1
South West -2 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
City of London +45 10 £71,250 +42.50% 2
Maidenhead - 10 £50,000 - 2
Wiltshire +10 8 £55,000 +39.52%
Reading - 8 £57,500 -
Yorkshire 0 7 £55,000 +46.66% 3
East of England +20 6 £60,000 -
Kent +14 5 £90,000 +109.30%
Hertfordshire +13 5 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Watford +4 4 £60,000 -
West Midlands -10 4 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Birmingham -26 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Slough +19 3 £65,000 +12.06%
Sheffield +13 3 £60,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +9 3 £60,000 - 2
South Wales +6 3 £36,000 -48.57%
Wales +2 3 £36,000 -48.57% 2
Cardiff - 3 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Leeds +16 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 212 (47.53%) Linux
2 204 (45.74%) Information Security
2 204 (45.74%) Penetration Testing
3 203 (45.52%) Windows
4 180 (40.36%) Cybersecurity
5 173 (38.79%) Nmap
6 159 (35.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 151 (33.86%) Python
8 141 (31.61%) CISSP
9 140 (31.39%) C
9 140 (31.39%) CEH
10 138 (30.94%) Security Cleared
11 131 (29.37%) Firewall
12 129 (28.92%) SIEM
13 127 (28.48%) Metasploit
13 127 (28.48%) C++
14 126 (28.25%) Qualys
15 122 (27.35%) Java
16 112 (25.11%) Telecoms
17 97 (21.75%) DV Cleared
18 94 (21.08%) Vulnerability Management
19 89 (19.96%) Management Information System
20 84 (18.83%) GIAC
20 84 (18.83%) Finance
20 84 (18.83%) Network Security
21 82 (18.39%) Splunk
22 80 (17.94%) CISA
23 77 (17.26%) Ethical Hacking
23 77 (17.26%) OWASP
24 76 (17.04%) TCP/IP

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 14 (3.14%) IIS
2 12 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.57%) Apache
3 7 (1.57%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.12%) SAS
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.24%) assyst
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.02%) Mimecast
3 6 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (29.37%) Firewall
2 84 (18.83%) Network Security
3 76 (17.04%) TCP/IP
4 46 (10.31%) Wireless
5 40 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 37 (8.30%) Wireshark
7 27 (6.05%) WAN
8 24 (5.38%) LAN
9 17 (3.81%) Broadband
9 17 (3.81%) DNS
10 16 (3.59%) Internet
10 16 (3.59%) LTE
10 16 (3.59%) VPN
11 14 (3.14%) IPsec
12 13 (2.91%) HTTP
13 10 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.24%) DMZ
13 10 (2.24%) tcpdump
14 9 (2.02%) NetScreen
14 9 (2.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.36%) Relational Database
2 14 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.35%) InfluxDB
3 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.45%) Big Data
4 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.45%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 127 (28.48%) Metasploit
2 50 (11.21%) Burp Suite
3 22 (4.93%) AppScan
4 5 (1.12%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.22%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 112 (25.11%) Telecoms
2 84 (18.83%) Finance
3 41 (9.19%) Banking
4 14 (3.14%) Games
5 8 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.57%) Legal
7 6 (1.35%) Back Office
8 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.67%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 214 (47.98%) Analyst
2 191 (42.83%) Security Analyst
3 91 (20.40%) Tester
4 85 (19.06%) Penetration Tester
5 65 (14.57%) Senior Analyst
6 60 (13.45%) Security Engineer
6 60 (13.45%) Senior Security Analyst
7 50 (11.21%) Information Analyst
7 50 (11.21%) Information Security Analyst
8 49 (10.99%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 38 (8.52%) IT Analyst
9 38 (8.52%) IT Security Analyst
10 34 (7.62%) Security Tester
11 33 (7.40%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 28 (6.28%) Security Penetration Tester
13 24 (5.38%) Information Security Engineer
14 21 (4.71%) Product Analyst
14 21 (4.71%) Security Specialist
14 21 (4.71%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
15 20 (4.48%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.48%) Web Services
2 13 (2.91%) 802.1X
3 11 (2.47%) Regular Expression
4 8 (1.79%) .NET
5 4 (0.90%) ELK Stack
5 4 (0.90%) HTML
6 3 (0.67%) CGI
6 3 (0.67%) REST
6 3 (0.67%) SOAP
6 3 (0.67%) XML
7 2 (0.45%) Ajax
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.45%) Ext JS
7 2 (0.45%) GWT
7 2 (0.45%) Kafka
7 2 (0.45%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.22%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
8 1 (0.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (19.96%) Management Information System
2 47 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (9.42%) Computer Science
4 41 (9.19%) Mobile App
5 36 (8.07%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (4.93%) PKI
7 20 (4.48%) Cyberthreat
8 17 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 13 (2.91%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (2.02%) Smartphone
12 8 (1.79%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.57%) CESG
14 6 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
15 5 (1.12%) Driving Licence
15 5 (1.12%) Mathematics
15 5 (1.12%) Physics
16 4 (0.90%) Cybercrime
16 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 212 (47.53%) Linux
2 203 (45.52%) Windows
3 53 (11.88%) VxWorks
4 50 (11.21%) Unix
5 45 (10.09%) Kali Linux
6 33 (7.40%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.36%) Android
7 15 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.57%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.57%) Windows NT
10 5 (1.12%) Solaris
11 3 (0.67%) KNOPPIX
12 2 (0.45%) AIX
12 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.45%) CentOS
12 2 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) HPUX
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (45.74%) Information Security
1 204 (45.74%) Penetration Testing
2 180 (40.36%) Cybersecurity
3 159 (35.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 129 (28.92%) SIEM
5 94 (21.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 77 (17.26%) Ethical Hacking
6 77 (17.26%) OWASP
7 61 (13.68%) Security Testing
8 59 (13.23%) Security Operations
9 53 (11.88%) Source Code Analysis
9 53 (11.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 49 (10.99%) Risk Management
11 39 (8.74%) Incident Management
12 30 (6.73%) Identity Access Management
12 30 (6.73%) ITIL
13 26 (5.83%) Security Architecture
14 24 (5.38%) Open Source
15 20 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (4.04%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.86%) Python
2 140 (31.39%) C
3 127 (28.48%) C++
4 122 (27.35%) Java
5 61 (13.68%) Perl
6 48 (10.76%) Bash Shell
7 26 (5.83%) C#
8 21 (4.71%) SQL
9 20 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.81%) VB
11 12 (2.69%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.69%) Ruby
11 12 (2.69%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.57%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.67%) PHP
14 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.45%) VBScript
15 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 141 (31.61%) CISSP
2 140 (31.39%) CEH
3 138 (30.94%) Security Cleared
4 97 (21.75%) DV Cleared
5 84 (18.83%) GIAC
6 80 (17.94%) CISA
7 73 (16.37%) OSCP
8 70 (15.70%) CREST Certified
9 54 (12.11%) CISM
10 52 (11.66%) Degree
11 39 (8.74%) GPEN
12 32 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (6.05%) SC Cleared
14 26 (5.83%) CCNA
15 24 (5.38%) SANS
16 20 (4.48%) CHECK Team Leader
17 19 (4.26%) CCNP
17 19 (4.26%) MCSE
17 19 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (4.04%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.07%) PCI DSS
2 31 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.12%) COBIT
3 5 (1.12%) ISO27002
4 4 (0.90%) GPG13
5 1 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 55 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.93%) Snort
3 11 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.79%) XenApp
5 7 (1.57%) vSphere
6 6 (1.35%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.35%) Samba
7 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.45%) iptables
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) pfSense
10 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 173 (38.79%) Nmap
2 65 (14.57%) OpenVAS
3 53 (11.88%) SCCM
4 30 (6.73%) McAfee ePO
5 22 (4.93%) QRadar
6 14 (3.14%) Nexpose
7 13 (2.91%) HP Fortify
8 11 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (2.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (1.35%) Proventia
10 6 (1.35%) WSUS
11 5 (1.12%) Nagios
12 4 (0.90%) Kibana
12 4 (0.90%) logstash
12 4 (0.90%) RSA enVision
13 3 (0.67%) Core Impact
13 3 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.67%) RSA Archer
14 2 (0.45%) Fluentd
15 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 126 (28.25%) Qualys
2 82 (18.39%) Splunk
3 62 (13.90%) Intel Security
4 48 (10.76%) Cisco
5 46 (10.31%) Cyber-Ark
6 44 (9.87%) ArcSight
7 43 (9.64%) Microsoft
8 40 (8.97%) Coverity
9 39 (8.74%) CheckPoint
10 31 (6.95%) Palo Alto
11 25 (5.61%) SolarWinds
12 23 (5.16%) LogRhythm
13 22 (4.93%) HP
14 21 (4.71%) IBM
14 21 (4.71%) Juniper
15 20 (4.48%) Fortinet
16 19 (4.26%) Symantec
17 18 (4.04%) Bomgar
18 16 (3.59%) Acunetix
18 16 (3.59%) F5
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