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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
UK
Rank 767 788 895
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +107
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 85 161 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 1.95% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 70 119 52
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,975 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,775 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.73% +11.10%

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
6931 8240 7981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.35% 8.05% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5698 6656 6335
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +23 84 £62,500 +13.63% 15
London +61 50 £65,000 +13.04% 3
South East +29 15 £62,500 +47.05% 3
City of London +40 9 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -16 8 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Yorkshire +31 6 £43,750 -23.91%
West Midlands +35 4 £47,500 -26.92% 4
North West -2 4 £37,124 +40.08% 2
Manchester -18 4 £37,124 +40.08% 2
Swindon +23 3 - - 1
Wiltshire +23 3 - - 1
South West +13 3 - - 2
North Yorkshire +5 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £43,750 -
Harrogate - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £43,750 -
Berkshire +41 2 £75,000 +81.81%
Reading +40 2 £75,000 +76.47%
Kent +18 2 - -
East of England +13 2 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Birmingham +13 2 £42,500 -34.61% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £39,000 +4.00%
Surrey - 2 £35,250 -
Leatherhead - 2 £35,250 -
Chatham - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £39,000 -
Salford - 2 £37,747 -
Hampshire +25 1 - - 2
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £57,500 -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 175 (61.62%) Information Security
2 151 (53.17%) Windows
3 141 (49.65%) Linux
4 116 (40.85%) CISSP
5 104 (36.62%) Penetration Testing
6 100 (35.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 100 (35.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 96 (33.80%) Finance
8 95 (33.45%) Qualys
9 92 (32.39%) SIEM
10 85 (29.93%) Cybersecurity
11 83 (29.23%) Splunk
12 82 (28.87%) Firewall
13 77 (27.11%) GIAC
13 77 (27.11%) CISA
14 71 (25.00%) Nmap
15 69 (24.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 68 (23.94%) Security Operations
17 67 (23.59%) Management Information System
18 65 (22.89%) Python
19 64 (22.54%) CISM
20 62 (21.83%) TCP/IP
21 57 (20.07%) CEH
22 56 (19.72%) C
22 56 (19.72%) Intel Security
23 55 (19.37%) Network Security
24 53 (18.66%) Java
24 53 (18.66%) Security Monitoring
25 51 (17.96%) CyberArk
25 51 (17.96%) Active Directory

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 36 (12.68%) IIS
2 11 (3.87%) Apache
3 9 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.41%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.99%) SaaS
2 15 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (28.87%) Firewall
2 62 (21.83%) TCP/IP
3 55 (19.37%) Network Security
4 27 (9.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (7.75%) LAN
5 22 (7.75%) WAN
6 17 (5.99%) Wireshark
7 15 (5.28%) VPN
8 14 (4.93%) Internet
8 14 (4.93%) Wireless
9 10 (3.52%) Broadband
9 10 (3.52%) LTE
10 9 (3.17%) SSH
11 7 (2.46%) HTTP
12 6 (2.11%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.11%) MPLS
13 4 (1.41%) SSL
14 3 (1.06%) FTP
14 3 (1.06%) IPsec
14 3 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.46%) InfluxDB
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (15.85%) Metasploit
2 23 (8.10%) Burp Suite
3 10 (3.52%) AppScan
4 8 (2.82%) Paros
4 8 (2.82%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.70%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (33.80%) Finance
2 46 (16.20%) Banking
3 44 (15.49%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.93%) Games
5 5 (1.76%) Legal
6 4 (1.41%) French Language
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (30.99%) Analyst
2 79 (27.82%) Security Analyst
3 72 (25.35%) Security Engineer
4 56 (19.72%) Tester
5 50 (17.61%) Penetration Tester
6 47 (16.55%) Information Security Engineer
7 32 (11.27%) Security Tester
8 30 (10.56%) Senior Analyst
9 28 (9.86%) Security Penetration Tester
9 28 (9.86%) Senior Security Analyst
10 25 (8.80%) Administrator
11 22 (7.75%) Splunk Engineer
12 20 (7.04%) Information Analyst
12 20 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
13 18 (6.34%) Consultant
14 17 (5.99%) Security Consultant
14 17 (5.99%) Senior Tester
14 17 (5.99%) Windows Administrator
15 16 (5.63%) Senior Penetration Tester
16 15 (5.28%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.04%) SailPoint
2 17 (5.99%) Web Services
3 8 (2.82%) .NET
4 6 (2.11%) HTML
5 4 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.70%) CGI
7 2 (0.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.59%) Management Information System
2 34 (11.97%) Computer Science
3 28 (9.86%) PKI
4 27 (9.51%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (5.63%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.93%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (3.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (1.41%) CESG
12 4 (1.41%) iPad
13 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.35%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 151 (53.17%) Windows
2 141 (49.65%) Linux
3 38 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 32 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (8.45%) Unix
6 23 (8.10%) VxWorks
7 18 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (5.63%) Kali Linux
9 6 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.76%) Debian
10 5 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.41%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.06%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) KNOPPIX
13 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (61.62%) Information Security
2 104 (36.62%) Penetration Testing
3 100 (35.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 100 (35.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 92 (32.39%) SIEM
5 85 (29.93%) Cybersecurity
6 69 (24.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 68 (23.94%) Security Operations
8 53 (18.66%) Security Monitoring
9 40 (14.08%) Ethical Hacking
10 35 (12.32%) Risk Management
11 33 (11.62%) OWASP
12 32 (11.27%) Security Testing
13 30 (10.56%) Incident Management
14 27 (9.51%) Identity Access Management
14 27 (9.51%) Source Code Analysis
15 22 (7.75%) Change Management
15 22 (7.75%) Privileged Access Management
16 20 (7.04%) Information Assurance
17 19 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.89%) Python
2 56 (19.72%) C
3 53 (18.66%) Java
4 50 (17.61%) C++
5 41 (14.44%) Perl
6 26 (9.15%) Ruby
7 22 (7.75%) SQL
8 21 (7.39%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.23%) Bourne shell
9 12 (4.23%) Korn
10 9 (3.17%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.46%) C#
11 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.41%) PHP
12 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (40.85%) CISSP
2 77 (27.11%) CISA
2 77 (27.11%) GIAC
3 64 (22.54%) CISM
4 57 (20.07%) CEH
5 51 (17.96%) Security Cleared
6 32 (11.27%) OSCP
7 29 (10.21%) DV Cleared
8 27 (9.51%) GCIH
8 27 (9.51%) SANS
9 26 (9.15%) GSEC
10 25 (8.80%) CREST Certified
10 25 (8.80%) Degree
11 21 (7.39%) MCSE
11 21 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (5.99%) MCSA
13 15 (5.28%) GISF
14 14 (4.93%) SC Cleared
15 11 (3.87%) IISP
16 10 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.20%) PCI DSS
2 26 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.35%) GPG13
4 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.35%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.35%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (17.96%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.46%) ProxySG
6 6 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.11%) XenServer
7 5 (1.76%) XenApp
8 3 (1.06%) Snort
8 3 (1.06%) vSphere
9 2 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 71 (25.00%) Nmap
2 42 (14.79%) McAfee ePO
3 29 (10.21%) SCCM
4 23 (8.10%) WSUS
5 22 (7.75%) PowerBroker
6 21 (7.39%) OpenVAS
7 11 (3.87%) QRadar
8 8 (2.82%) CSIRT
9 7 (2.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.76%) Nexpose
11 4 (1.41%) Core Impact
12 3 (1.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.70%) Kibana
13 2 (0.70%) logstash
13 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
14 1 (0.35%) Ansible
14 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (33.45%) Qualys
2 83 (29.23%) Splunk
3 56 (19.72%) Intel Security
4 51 (17.96%) CyberArk
5 45 (15.85%) Microsoft
6 30 (10.56%) VMware
7 29 (10.21%) Aveksa
8 26 (9.15%) Cybereason
9 23 (8.10%) ArcSight
10 22 (7.75%) Bomgar
11 20 (7.04%) Cisco
12 17 (5.99%) Palo Alto
12 17 (5.99%) Symantec
13 16 (5.63%) LogRhythm
14 13 (4.58%) CheckPoint
14 13 (4.58%) TOWER Software
15 11 (3.87%) IBM
15 11 (3.87%) Oracle
16 10 (3.52%) Coverity
17 9 (3.17%) BeyondTrust
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