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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 712 873 923
Rank change year-on-year
+161 +50
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 212 99 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.090% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.52% 1.22% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 148 74 63
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+41.93% +10.71%

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
8416 8094 8055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 7.40% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6837 6388 6511
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +144 202 £57,500 +39.39% 23
South East +108 90 £57,500 +32.18% 8
London +74 71 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Oxfordshire +28 51 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Berkshire +38 29 £57,500 -0.86% 2
East of England +45 18 £53,750 +106.73% 3
Banbury +1 13 £33,750 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire +26 12 £42,500 +13.33%
Reading - 10 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire +10 8 £40,000 +6.66%
City of London +60 7 £60,000 +20.00% 2
York - 7 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 6 £55,000 +129.16% 2
Hampshire - 6 £66,250 - 1
South West - 5 £40,000 - 1
Windsor - 5 £60,000 - 1
Harlow - 5 £52,500 -
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Essex - 5 £52,500 -
North West +12 4 £42,500 +60.37%
West Yorkshire +9 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Manchester +1 4 £42,500 +60.37%
Bristol - 4 £52,500 -
Slough +5 3 £60,000 +3.44%
Luton - 3 - - 1
Farnborough - 3 £72,500 - 1
Halifax - 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Wales +5 2 £31,000 -57.24%
Cardiff +1 2 £31,000 -43.63%

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 192 (49.87%) Penetration Testing
2 180 (46.75%) Linux
3 173 (44.94%) Cybersecurity
4 167 (43.38%) Information Security
5 156 (40.52%) Windows
6 154 (40.00%) Nmap
7 152 (39.48%) Metasploit
8 147 (38.18%) Firewall
9 134 (34.81%) SIEM
10 118 (30.65%) Python
11 113 (29.35%) CEH
11 113 (29.35%) Security Cleared
12 107 (27.79%) CISSP
13 104 (27.01%) C
14 101 (26.23%) Java
15 99 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 95 (24.68%) C++
17 90 (23.38%) CREST Certified
18 88 (22.86%) DV Cleared
19 84 (21.82%) Ethical Hacking
20 82 (21.30%) Qualys
21 80 (20.78%) Security Testing
22 77 (20.00%) Management Information System
23 76 (19.74%) Unix
24 75 (19.48%) Finance
25 73 (18.96%) Telecoms
26 72 (18.70%) Network Security
27 71 (18.44%) Burp Suite
28 69 (17.92%) Mobile App
29 66 (17.14%) 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 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.56%) Apache
3 6 (1.56%) IIS
3 6 (1.56%) SAS
3 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.30%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.04%) nginx
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.64%) Mimecast
2 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (38.18%) Firewall
2 72 (18.70%) Network Security
3 54 (14.03%) Wireshark
4 52 (13.51%) Wireless
5 50 (12.99%) TCP/IP
6 44 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 35 (9.09%) WAN
8 30 (7.79%) LAN
9 26 (6.75%) VPN
10 22 (5.71%) DNS
11 21 (5.45%) Internet
12 20 (5.19%) tcpdump
13 19 (4.94%) HTTP
14 11 (2.86%) IPsec
15 10 (2.60%) Broadband
15 10 (2.60%) DMZ
15 10 (2.60%) MPLS
15 10 (2.60%) SNMP
15 10 (2.60%) VoIP
16 9 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.12%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.78%) Big Data
4 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.78%) Parquet
4 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.26%) GIS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 152 (39.48%) Metasploit
2 71 (18.44%) Burp Suite
3 21 (5.45%) AppScan
4 9 (2.34%) sqlmap
5 4 (1.04%) FindBugs
6 3 (0.78%) Paros
7 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (19.48%) Finance
2 73 (18.96%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.71%) Banking
4 20 (5.19%) Law
5 10 (2.60%) Games
6 7 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.04%) Publishing
8 3 (0.78%) Back Office
8 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 167 (43.38%) Analyst
2 160 (41.56%) Security Analyst
3 82 (21.30%) Tester
4 65 (16.88%) Penetration Tester
5 51 (13.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 50 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
6 50 (12.99%) Senior Security Analyst
7 45 (11.69%) Information Analyst
7 45 (11.69%) Information Security Analyst
8 38 (9.87%) Security Engineer
9 30 (7.79%) Team Leader
10 26 (6.75%) Test Team Leader
11 25 (6.49%) Security Tester
12 22 (5.71%) IT Analyst
12 22 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
12 22 (5.71%) Senior Information Analyst
12 22 (5.71%) Senior Information Security Analyst
13 21 (5.45%) Vulnerability Analyst
14 17 (4.42%) Security Manager
15 16 (4.16%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.49%) 802.1X
2 19 (4.94%) .NET
3 9 (2.34%) Regular Expression
3 9 (2.34%) Web Services
4 7 (1.82%) HTML
5 4 (1.04%) REST
5 4 (1.04%) SOAP
5 4 (1.04%) XML
5 4 (1.04%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (0.78%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.78%) CGI
6 3 (0.78%) Ext JS
6 3 (0.78%) GWT
6 3 (0.78%) Kafka
6 3 (0.78%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.26%) Ajax
7 1 (0.26%) J2EE
7 1 (0.26%) JSP
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 69 (17.92%) Mobile App
3 53 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.23%) Embedded Systems
5 22 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.42%) PKI
7 14 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.34%) Smartphone
10 8 (2.08%) CESG
10 8 (2.08%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
11 7 (1.82%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.82%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.82%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 180 (46.75%) Linux
2 156 (40.52%) Windows
3 76 (19.74%) Unix
4 57 (14.81%) Kali Linux
5 41 (10.65%) VxWorks
6 29 (7.53%) Windows Server
7 17 (4.42%) Solaris
8 16 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.64%) Android
11 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.34%) FreeBSD
14 6 (1.56%) CentOS
15 5 (1.30%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.30%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.52%) Debian
16 2 (0.52%) KNOPPIX
17 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (49.87%) Penetration Testing
2 173 (44.94%) Cybersecurity
3 167 (43.38%) Information Security
4 134 (34.81%) SIEM
5 99 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 84 (21.82%) Ethical Hacking
7 80 (20.78%) Security Testing
8 66 (17.14%) OWASP
9 65 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 59 (15.32%) Security Operations
10 59 (15.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 51 (13.25%) Risk Management
12 46 (11.95%) ITIL
13 36 (9.35%) Source Code Analysis
14 30 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (7.01%) Incident Management
16 24 (6.23%) Time Management
17 23 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
18 22 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
19 20 (5.19%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 118 (30.65%) Python
2 104 (27.01%) C
3 101 (26.23%) Java
4 95 (24.68%) C++
5 51 (13.25%) Perl
6 47 (12.21%) Bash Shell
7 41 (10.65%) PowerShell
8 24 (6.23%) SQL
9 22 (5.71%) C#
10 18 (4.68%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.16%) Ruby
12 11 (2.86%) VB
13 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.30%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.78%) PHP
15 3 (0.78%) VBScript
16 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 113 (29.35%) CEH
1 113 (29.35%) Security Cleared
2 107 (27.79%) CISSP
3 90 (23.38%) CREST Certified
4 88 (22.86%) DV Cleared
5 54 (14.03%) GIAC
6 49 (12.73%) OSCP
7 46 (11.95%) Degree
8 45 (11.69%) CISM
9 41 (10.65%) SANS
10 39 (10.13%) CISA
10 39 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (10.13%) SC Cleared
11 35 (9.09%) CHECK Team Leader
12 34 (8.83%) CCNA
13 30 (7.79%) CHECK Team Member
14 27 (7.01%) CCNP
15 26 (6.75%) GCIH
16 24 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (6.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (8.31%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.34%) ISO27002
4 7 (1.82%) GPG13
5 6 (1.56%) COBIT
6 4 (1.04%) HMG Infosec
7 2 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 39 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.09%) Snort
3 15 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.60%) XenApp
5 9 (2.34%) vSphere
6 5 (1.30%) Samba
7 3 (0.78%) iptables
7 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 154 (40.00%) Nmap
2 40 (10.39%) OpenVAS
3 30 (7.79%) SCCM
4 29 (7.53%) QRadar
5 19 (4.94%) HP Fortify
6 16 (4.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (3.64%) Nexpose
8 11 (2.86%) Nagios
9 10 (2.60%) EnCase
9 10 (2.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 9 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.82%) Proventia
12 4 (1.04%) WebInspect
13 3 (0.78%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.78%) RSA Archer
13 3 (0.78%) RSA enVision
13 3 (0.78%) WSUS
14 2 (0.52%) Bcfg2
14 2 (0.52%) Core Impact
14 2 (0.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 82 (21.30%) Qualys
2 57 (14.81%) Cisco
3 54 (14.03%) Splunk
4 41 (10.65%) ArcSight
5 40 (10.39%) CheckPoint
6 38 (9.87%) Intel Security
7 35 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 34 (8.83%) Coverity
8 34 (8.83%) HP
9 33 (8.57%) Fortinet
10 32 (8.31%) Red Hat
11 25 (6.49%) Cyber-Ark
11 25 (6.49%) Juniper
12 24 (6.23%) SolarWinds
12 24 (6.23%) Symantec
13 23 (5.97%) Forcepoint
14 22 (5.71%) IBM
15 21 (5.45%) Nokia
15 21 (5.45%) Palo Alto
16 17 (4.42%) Citrix
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + £15k bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 27 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 25 days ago