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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 670 794 924
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +130
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 246 162 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.15% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.95% 1.96% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 197 128 63
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £35,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,700
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.10%

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
8342 8272 8315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.53% 7.56% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6789 6672 6614
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 £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%

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 August 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 26 August 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 +125 240 £60,000 +26.31% 22
South East +94 122 £57,500 +29.94% 6
London +89 86 £67,500 +28.57% 10
Oxfordshire +18 57 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +34 39 £57,500 -0.86% 2
Hampshire +25 19 £62,500 - 2
Banbury +8 15 £66,750 +27.14% 2
East of England +32 14 £55,000 - 2
Farnborough +13 14 £63,750 - 2
Hertfordshire +23 10 £55,000 -
Windsor - 10 £62,500 -
Reading - 10 £57,500 - 1
City of London +58 9 £70,000 +40.00% 2
West Yorkshire +11 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire +5 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Kent +15 5 £90,000 +106.89%
West Midlands -6 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Birmingham -11 5 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Cheshunt - 5 £55,000 -
Halifax - 5 £50,000 -
Watford +19 4 £60,000 -
South Wales +4 4 £33,500 -44.16%
Wales +4 4 £33,500 -44.16%
Oxford -5 4 £47,500 +58.33%
Cardiff - 4 £33,500 -
South West +3 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North West +13 2 £42,500 +60.37% 2
Slough +12 2 £62,500 +7.75%
Wiltshire +9 2 £55,000 +39.52%
Manchester +2 2 £42,500 +60.37% 2

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 203 (47.65%) Linux
2 198 (46.48%) Penetration Testing
3 196 (46.01%) Information Security
4 183 (42.96%) Cybersecurity
5 170 (39.91%) Windows
6 164 (38.50%) Nmap
7 143 (33.57%) Metasploit
8 136 (31.92%) Security Cleared
9 135 (31.69%) Python
10 133 (31.22%) Firewall
11 132 (30.99%) SIEM
12 125 (29.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 123 (28.87%) CEH
14 121 (28.40%) C
14 121 (28.40%) CISSP
15 108 (25.35%) Qualys
16 107 (25.12%) C++
17 102 (23.94%) Java
18 97 (22.77%) DV Cleared
19 91 (21.36%) Telecoms
20 90 (21.13%) CREST Certified
21 86 (20.19%) Finance
22 85 (19.95%) Vulnerability Management
23 80 (18.78%) Management Information System
24 77 (18.08%) GIAC
24 77 (18.08%) Network Security
25 74 (17.37%) Splunk
25 74 (17.37%) OWASP
26 70 (16.43%) Burp Suite
27 69 (16.20%) Security Testing

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 (2.11%) IIS
2 8 (1.88%) Apache
2 8 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.64%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.41%) SAS
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) JBoss
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (3.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) assyst
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.58%) Mimecast
3 10 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (31.22%) Firewall
2 77 (18.08%) Network Security
3 60 (14.08%) TCP/IP
4 58 (13.62%) Wireless
5 41 (9.62%) Wireshark
6 34 (7.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 30 (7.04%) WAN
8 27 (6.34%) LAN
9 20 (4.69%) DNS
10 18 (4.23%) Internet
11 17 (3.99%) VPN
12 14 (3.29%) HTTP
13 13 (3.05%) IPsec
13 13 (3.05%) tcpdump
14 11 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.35%) Broadband
15 10 (2.35%) DMZ
16 9 (2.11%) LTE
16 9 (2.11%) NetScreen
16 9 (2.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.76%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.70%) Big Data
3 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.70%) Parquet
4 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 143 (33.57%) Metasploit
2 70 (16.43%) Burp Suite
3 23 (5.40%) AppScan
4 6 (1.41%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.47%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.23%) Paros
6 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 91 (21.36%) Telecoms
2 86 (20.19%) Finance
3 38 (8.92%) Banking
4 11 (2.58%) Games
5 6 (1.41%) Back Office
5 6 (1.41%) Legal
5 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.70%) Law
7 3 (0.70%) Publishing
8 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 183 (42.96%) Analyst
2 162 (38.03%) Security Analyst
3 83 (19.48%) Tester
4 77 (18.08%) Penetration Tester
5 61 (14.32%) Security Engineer
6 50 (11.74%) Senior Analyst
7 47 (11.03%) Information Analyst
7 47 (11.03%) Information Security Analyst
8 46 (10.80%) Senior Security Analyst
9 43 (10.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 31 (7.28%) IT Analyst
10 31 (7.28%) IT Security Analyst
10 31 (7.28%) Team Leader
11 30 (7.04%) Test Team Leader
11 30 (7.04%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 22 (5.16%) Security Tester
13 21 (4.93%) IT Engineer
13 21 (4.93%) IT Security Engineer
14 20 (4.69%) Information Security Engineer
15 19 (4.46%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.16%) 802.1X
2 13 (3.05%) Web Services
3 12 (2.82%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.64%) .NET
5 4 (0.94%) ELK Stack
5 4 (0.94%) REST
5 4 (0.94%) SOAP
5 4 (0.94%) XML
6 3 (0.70%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.70%) CGI
6 3 (0.70%) Ext JS
6 3 (0.70%) GWT
6 3 (0.70%) Kafka
6 3 (0.70%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.47%) Ajax
7 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.23%) J2EE
8 1 (0.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (18.78%) Management Information System
2 61 (14.32%) Mobile App
3 51 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.28%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (6.81%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.76%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (2.82%) Cryptography
9 11 (2.58%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.58%) PKI
10 9 (2.11%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.64%) CESG
12 7 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.41%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
14 5 (1.17%) iPad
15 4 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 203 (47.65%) Linux
2 170 (39.91%) Windows
3 58 (13.62%) Unix
4 55 (12.91%) Kali Linux
5 45 (10.56%) VxWorks
6 27 (6.34%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.52%) Android
8 11 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.64%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.64%) Windows NT
11 6 (1.41%) Solaris
12 4 (0.94%) KNOPPIX
12 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.47%) AIX
13 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 2 (0.47%) Debian
13 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (46.48%) Penetration Testing
2 196 (46.01%) Information Security
3 183 (42.96%) Cybersecurity
4 132 (30.99%) SIEM
5 125 (29.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 85 (19.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 74 (17.37%) OWASP
8 69 (16.20%) Security Testing
9 68 (15.96%) Ethical Hacking
10 57 (13.38%) Security Operations
11 51 (11.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 48 (11.27%) Risk Management
13 44 (10.33%) Source Code Analysis
14 41 (9.62%) ITIL
15 38 (8.92%) Incident Management
16 28 (6.57%) Identity Access Management
17 27 (6.34%) Security Architecture
18 25 (5.87%) Kalman Filter
19 18 (4.23%) Open Source
19 18 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 135 (31.69%) Python
2 121 (28.40%) C
3 107 (25.12%) C++
4 102 (23.94%) Java
5 51 (11.97%) Perl
6 48 (11.27%) Bash Shell
7 30 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 25 (5.87%) C#
9 18 (4.23%) SQL
10 17 (3.99%) VB
11 16 (3.76%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.82%) Ruby
13 11 (2.58%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.41%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.70%) VBScript
16 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.47%) PHP
17 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 136 (31.92%) Security Cleared
2 123 (28.87%) CEH
3 121 (28.40%) CISSP
4 97 (22.77%) DV Cleared
5 90 (21.13%) CREST Certified
6 77 (18.08%) GIAC
7 64 (15.02%) OSCP
8 54 (12.68%) CISA
9 51 (11.97%) CISM
10 50 (11.74%) Degree
11 41 (9.62%) SC Cleared
12 36 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (7.98%) GPEN
14 33 (7.75%) CHECK Team Leader
15 31 (7.28%) CCNA
15 31 (7.28%) CHECK Team Member
16 24 (5.63%) CCNP
16 24 (5.63%) MCSE
16 24 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (5.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (8.22%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.88%) ISO27002
4 7 (1.64%) COBIT
5 5 (1.17%) GPG13
6 2 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 55 (12.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.40%) Snort
3 16 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.35%) XenApp
5 9 (2.11%) vSphere
6 7 (1.64%) Samba
7 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.47%) iptables
10 1 (0.23%) pfSense
10 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 164 (38.50%) Nmap
2 53 (12.44%) OpenVAS
3 43 (10.09%) SCCM
4 28 (6.57%) McAfee ePO
5 27 (6.34%) QRadar
6 16 (3.76%) HP Fortify
7 15 (3.52%) Nexpose
8 14 (3.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (2.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (1.64%) Proventia
10 7 (1.64%) WSUS
11 6 (1.41%) Nagios
12 4 (0.94%) Core Impact
12 4 (0.94%) Kibana
12 4 (0.94%) logstash
12 4 (0.94%) RSA enVision
13 3 (0.70%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.70%) RSA Archer
14 2 (0.47%) WebInspect
15 1 (0.23%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 108 (25.35%) Qualys
2 74 (17.37%) Splunk
3 60 (14.08%) Cisco
4 57 (13.38%) Intel Security
5 45 (10.56%) Microsoft
6 43 (10.09%) Cyber-Ark
7 39 (9.15%) ArcSight
8 38 (8.92%) CheckPoint
9 36 (8.45%) Coverity
10 30 (7.04%) Juniper
10 30 (7.04%) Palo Alto
11 29 (6.81%) Fortinet
11 29 (6.81%) HP
12 28 (6.57%) SolarWinds
13 24 (5.63%) IBM
14 22 (5.16%) Symantec
15 20 (4.69%) LogRhythm
15 20 (4.69%) Red Hat
16 19 (4.46%) Nokia
17 18 (4.23%) VMware
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