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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
UK
Rank 740 815 873
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +58
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 113 132 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.62% 1.67% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 81 84 69
Median salary £62,500 £56,450 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +28.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,550 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +6.42%

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
6974 7881 7768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.40% 7.85% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5722 6428 6211
Median salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,830 £30,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +71 110 £62,500 +8.69% 17
London +74 64 £65,000 +4.00% 7
South East +40 24 £62,500 +47.05% 3
Yorkshire - 12 £43,750 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 11 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Berkshire +50 8 £75,000 +36.36%
City of London +45 6 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Leeds - 6 £43,750 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £43,750 - 1
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
Harrogate - 5 - -
South West +23 4 £75,000 -1.63% 2
West Midlands +9 4 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Hampshire +21 3 £40,000 - 2
Swindon - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £62,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Reading +40 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Banbury +8 2 £74,250 +112.14%
Birmingham +6 2 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -10 2 £43,250 +63.20% 2
Manchester -18 2 £43,250 +63.20% 2
Farnborough - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £57,500 -
Surrey +44 1 £33,000 -5.71%
Kent +13 1 £33,500 -41.73%
Bristol +2 1 £75,000 -1.63% 2
Bromley - 1 £32,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £33,000 -
Oxford - 1 - -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 187 (58.07%) Information Security
2 174 (54.04%) Windows
3 157 (48.76%) Linux
4 128 (39.75%) Penetration Testing
5 113 (35.09%) CISSP
6 111 (34.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 103 (31.99%) SIEM
8 98 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 97 (30.12%) Nmap
10 96 (29.81%) Qualys
10 96 (29.81%) Firewall
10 96 (29.81%) Finance
10 96 (29.81%) Cybersecurity
11 83 (25.78%) Python
12 78 (24.22%) GIAC
13 77 (23.91%) CISA
14 76 (23.60%) Splunk
15 73 (22.67%) Security Cleared
16 72 (22.36%) CEH
16 72 (22.36%) Management Information System
16 72 (22.36%) C
17 70 (21.74%) TCP/IP
18 66 (20.50%) Java
19 65 (20.19%) C++
20 63 (19.57%) Active Directory
21 62 (19.25%) Security Operations
22 61 (18.94%) Metasploit
22 61 (18.94%) Telecoms
23 60 (18.63%) Network Security
24 58 (18.01%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 37 (11.49%) IIS
2 12 (3.73%) Apache
2 12 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.21%) SaaS
2 17 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (29.81%) Firewall
2 70 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 60 (18.63%) Network Security
4 36 (11.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (8.70%) Wireless
6 21 (6.52%) LAN
6 21 (6.52%) WAN
6 21 (6.52%) Wireshark
7 13 (4.04%) Internet
7 13 (4.04%) VPN
8 12 (3.73%) Broadband
8 12 (3.73%) LTE
9 8 (2.48%) DNS
10 6 (1.86%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.86%) IPsec
10 6 (1.86%) MPLS
10 6 (1.86%) SSH
10 6 (1.86%) SSL
11 4 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.48%) InfluxDB
2 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (18.94%) Metasploit
2 27 (8.39%) Burp Suite
3 5 (1.55%) AppScan
4 4 (1.24%) Paros
4 4 (1.24%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.62%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (29.81%) Finance
2 61 (18.94%) Telecoms
3 46 (14.29%) Banking
4 14 (4.35%) Games
5 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.24%) French Language
6 4 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (32.30%) Analyst
2 92 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 76 (23.60%) Security Engineer
4 71 (22.05%) Tester
5 65 (20.19%) Penetration Tester
6 46 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
7 36 (11.18%) Security Tester
7 36 (11.18%) Senior Analyst
8 32 (9.94%) Security Penetration Tester
9 31 (9.63%) Senior Security Analyst
10 25 (7.76%) Information Analyst
10 25 (7.76%) Information Security Analyst
11 24 (7.45%) Administrator
12 22 (6.83%) Senior Tester
13 21 (6.52%) Senior Penetration Tester
14 19 (5.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 19 (5.90%) Splunk Engineer
15 17 (5.28%) Windows Administrator
16 16 (4.97%) IT Security Analyst
16 16 (4.97%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.83%) Web Services
2 15 (4.66%) SailPoint
3 10 (3.11%) Regular Expression
4 8 (2.48%) .NET
5 6 (1.86%) HTML
6 4 (1.24%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.24%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.62%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 72 (22.36%) Management Information System
2 34 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 28 (8.70%) PKI
4 22 (6.83%) Mobile App
4 22 (6.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (5.28%) Data Centre
7 16 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.97%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (2.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.86%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.86%) iPad
11 4 (1.24%) CESG
11 4 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.24%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.93%) Physics
13 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (54.04%) Windows
2 157 (48.76%) Linux
3 39 (12.11%) Windows Server
3 39 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.70%) VxWorks
6 24 (7.45%) Kali Linux
7 23 (7.14%) Unix
8 21 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.17%) Windows NT
10 6 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.55%) Debian
11 5 (1.55%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.93%) KNOPPIX
13 2 (0.62%) Android
14 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (58.07%) Information Security
2 128 (39.75%) Penetration Testing
3 111 (34.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 103 (31.99%) SIEM
5 98 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 96 (29.81%) Cybersecurity
7 62 (19.25%) Security Operations
8 58 (18.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 53 (16.46%) Ethical Hacking
10 49 (15.22%) Security Monitoring
11 46 (14.29%) OWASP
12 37 (11.49%) Security Testing
13 34 (10.56%) Risk Management
14 32 (9.94%) Source Code Analysis
15 30 (9.32%) Incident Management
16 29 (9.01%) Identity Access Management
17 26 (8.07%) ITIL
18 23 (7.14%) Change Management
18 23 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (5.90%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.78%) Python
2 72 (22.36%) C
3 66 (20.50%) Java
4 65 (20.19%) C++
5 45 (13.98%) Perl
6 31 (9.63%) Bash Shell
7 26 (8.07%) SQL
8 25 (7.76%) Ruby
9 11 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.80%) Bourne shell
10 9 (2.80%) C#
10 9 (2.80%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.80%) Korn
11 6 (1.86%) VB
12 4 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.24%) PHP
12 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (35.09%) CISSP
2 78 (24.22%) GIAC
3 77 (23.91%) CISA
4 73 (22.67%) Security Cleared
5 72 (22.36%) CEH
6 58 (18.01%) CISM
7 44 (13.66%) OSCP
8 41 (12.73%) DV Cleared
9 38 (11.80%) CREST Certified
10 27 (8.39%) GCIH
11 24 (7.45%) MCSE
11 24 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (7.14%) Degree
12 23 (7.14%) GSEC
13 21 (6.52%) SANS
14 19 (5.90%) SC Cleared
15 18 (5.59%) GPEN
16 17 (5.28%) MCSA
17 14 (4.35%) CHECK Team Leader
18 12 (3.73%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (16.77%) PCI DSS
2 31 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) GPG13
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.31%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.80%) Snort
3 9 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.48%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.86%) XenServer
6 5 (1.55%) Samba
6 5 (1.55%) XenApp
7 4 (1.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) pfSense
8 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 97 (30.12%) Nmap
2 43 (13.35%) McAfee ePO
3 30 (9.32%) OpenVAS
3 30 (9.32%) SCCM
4 24 (7.45%) WSUS
5 10 (3.11%) QRadar
6 8 (2.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.86%) Core Impact
8 6 (1.86%) CSIRT
9 4 (1.24%) Kibana
9 4 (1.24%) logstash
9 4 (1.24%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.62%) Proventia
11 1 (0.31%) Ansible
11 1 (0.31%) EnCase
11 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.31%) Puppet
11 1 (0.31%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 96 (29.81%) Qualys
2 76 (23.60%) Splunk
3 56 (17.39%) Intel Security
4 52 (16.15%) Microsoft
5 50 (15.53%) Cyber-Ark
6 31 (9.63%) VMware
7 30 (9.32%) Aveksa
8 26 (8.07%) Cisco
9 22 (6.83%) Bomgar
10 20 (6.21%) ArcSight
10 20 (6.21%) Palo Alto
11 19 (5.90%) CheckPoint
11 19 (5.90%) LogRhythm
12 16 (4.97%) Coverity
13 14 (4.35%) Oracle
13 14 (4.35%) Symantec
14 13 (4.04%) TOWER Software
15 10 (3.11%) Blue Coat
15 10 (3.11%) HP
16 8 (2.48%) Juniper
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35114.00 - £40380.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago