The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 782 867 859
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -8
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 153 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.066% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 0.93% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 108 67 53
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,550 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+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
7692 7494 6990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.59% 7.04% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6235 5984 5420
Average salary £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +109 150 £55,200 +24.04% 17
London +41 65 £60,000 +41.17% 6
South East +55 47 £42,500 -18.07% 5
Oxfordshire +30 34 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England +20 26 £55,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire +16 17 £60,000 +20.00%
Hemel Hempstead +6 10 £75,000 +50.00%
Berkshire -3 8 £30,000 -45.45% 3
City of London +53 7 £52,500 - 2
South West -9 5 £71,250 +85.06% 1
Bristol - 4 £77,500 -
Norfolk - 4 £50,550 -
Maidenhead - 4 £30,000 -
Norwich - 4 £50,550 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Glasgow - 3 £46,750 -
Scotland - 3 £46,750 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Reading - 3 £42,500 - 1
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 - 4
North West +20 2 £26,500 -39.77% 1
Manchester +18 2 £26,500 -44.21% 1
Banbury -10 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands -13 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Birmingham - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £34,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £58,750 - 4
Peterborough - 2 £34,500 -
Harlow - 2 £37,500 -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus.

1 165 (60.89%) Windows
2 136 (50.18%) Penetration Testing
3 135 (49.82%) Nmap
4 115 (42.44%) Firewall
5 109 (40.22%) Cybersecurity
6 100 (36.90%) Metasploit
7 99 (36.53%) Linux
8 94 (34.69%) Information Security
9 93 (34.32%) Python
9 93 (34.32%) Security Cleared
10 86 (31.73%) SIEM
11 82 (30.26%) Java
12 80 (29.52%) Ethical Hacking
13 70 (25.83%) C++
14 68 (25.09%) C
14 68 (25.09%) Finance
14 68 (25.09%) DV Cleared
15 64 (23.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 63 (23.25%) Network Security
17 58 (21.40%) CEH
18 55 (20.30%) CISSP
19 53 (19.56%) Management Information System
20 52 (19.19%) Security Testing
20 52 (19.19%) PCI DSS
20 52 (19.19%) Telecoms
21 46 (16.97%) Perl
21 46 (16.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 45 (16.61%) Unix
23 42 (15.50%) Vulnerability Management
24 41 (15.13%) CREST Certified

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.32%) Apache
2 7 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.48%) nginx
4 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.32%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (42.44%) Firewall
2 63 (23.25%) Network Security
3 38 (14.02%) Wireshark
4 33 (12.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 31 (11.44%) TCP/IP
6 26 (9.59%) LAN
7 24 (8.86%) WAN
8 21 (7.75%) DNS
9 20 (7.38%) Wireless
10 18 (6.64%) Broadband
10 18 (6.64%) Internet
11 15 (5.54%) tcpdump
12 11 (4.06%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (3.69%) VPN
14 9 (3.32%) SSH
15 8 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.58%) DHCP
16 7 (2.58%) HTTP
17 4 (1.48%) HTTPS
18 2 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.37%) GIS
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 100 (36.90%) Metasploit
2 21 (7.75%) Burp Suite
3 10 (3.69%) AppScan
4 3 (1.11%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.74%) Paros
6 1 (0.37%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.37%) WebScarab
General
1 68 (25.09%) Finance
2 52 (19.19%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.01%) Law
4 17 (6.27%) Banking
5 9 (3.32%) Electronics
6 8 (2.95%) Retail
7 7 (2.58%) Games
7 7 (2.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (39.85%) Analyst
2 107 (39.48%) Security Analyst
3 59 (21.77%) Tester
4 53 (19.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 44 (16.24%) Penetration Tester
6 32 (11.81%) Security Engineer
7 26 (9.59%) Security Penetration Tester
7 26 (9.59%) Security Tester
8 22 (8.12%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (7.75%) Senior Security Analyst
10 20 (7.38%) Consultant
10 20 (7.38%) Security Manager
11 15 (5.54%) Information Analyst
11 15 (5.54%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (5.54%) Security Consultant
12 14 (5.17%) IT Engineer
12 14 (5.17%) IT Security Engineer
13 13 (4.80%) Graduate
14 12 (4.43%) Graduate Analyst
14 12 (4.43%) Graduate Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.90%) .NET
2 10 (3.69%) Regular Expression
3 8 (2.95%) HTML
3 8 (2.95%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.48%) JSP
5 4 (1.48%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (1.11%) Web Services
7 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.37%) CGI
8 1 (0.37%) COM
8 1 (0.37%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.37%) LAMP
8 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.56%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.27%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (5.90%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.54%) PKI
6 12 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (4.06%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.32%) Robotics
8 9 (3.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.21%) CESG
9 6 (2.21%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.21%) VCE vBlock
10 5 (1.85%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.11%) Mobile Games
11 3 (1.11%) Online Gambling
12 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.74%) Online Games
12 2 (0.74%) Xbox
13 1 (0.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 165 (60.89%) Windows
2 99 (36.53%) Linux
3 45 (16.61%) Unix
4 36 (13.28%) VxWorks
5 27 (9.96%) Windows Server
6 20 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.80%) Solaris
9 12 (4.43%) FreeBSD
9 12 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (4.06%) CentOS
10 11 (4.06%) Kali Linux
11 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.37%) HPUX
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.18%) Penetration Testing
2 109 (40.22%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (34.69%) Information Security
4 86 (31.73%) SIEM
5 80 (29.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 64 (23.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 52 (19.19%) Security Testing
8 46 (16.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 42 (15.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 32 (11.81%) Security Operations
11 30 (11.07%) OWASP
12 27 (9.96%) ITIL
12 27 (9.96%) Time Management
13 25 (9.23%) Configuration Management
14 24 (8.86%) Data Protection
15 19 (7.01%) Open Source
16 18 (6.64%) Risk Management
17 17 (6.27%) Test Strategy
18 16 (5.90%) Internal Audit
18 16 (5.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (34.32%) Python
2 82 (30.26%) Java
3 70 (25.83%) C++
4 68 (25.09%) C
5 46 (16.97%) Perl
6 34 (12.55%) Bash Shell
7 30 (11.07%) SQL
8 25 (9.23%) PowerShell
9 16 (5.90%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.43%) Ruby
11 11 (4.06%) C#
12 7 (2.58%) PHP
13 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (34.32%) Security Cleared
2 68 (25.09%) DV Cleared
3 58 (21.40%) CEH
4 55 (20.30%) CISSP
5 41 (15.13%) CREST Certified
6 35 (12.92%) Degree
7 33 (12.18%) OSCP
8 28 (10.33%) SANS
9 26 (9.59%) GIAC
10 23 (8.49%) SC Cleared
11 21 (7.75%) GCIH
12 20 (7.38%) CISM
13 18 (6.64%) CISA
14 14 (5.17%) CHECK Team Leader
14 14 (5.17%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (5.17%) Security+ Certification
15 10 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (3.69%) GCIA
16 9 (3.32%) SSCP
17 8 (2.95%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (19.19%) PCI DSS
2 34 (12.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.11%) GPG13
4 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.74%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (0.74%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.74%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.37%) FISMA
6 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.37%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (12.92%) Snort
2 33 (12.18%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.69%) vSphere
4 10 (3.69%) XenApp
5 9 (3.32%) iptables
6 6 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.74%) Varnish
9 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 135 (49.82%) Nmap
2 29 (10.70%) OpenVAS
3 19 (7.01%) EnCase
4 17 (6.27%) Nagios
5 12 (4.43%) Bcfg2
5 12 (4.43%) CORE IMPACT
6 11 (4.06%) Graphite
7 9 (3.32%) Nexpose
8 8 (2.95%) QRadar
9 7 (2.58%) HAProxy
10 6 (2.21%) WSUS
11 5 (1.85%) Ansible
11 5 (1.85%) Puppet
12 4 (1.48%) AirWatch
12 4 (1.48%) HP Fortify
12 4 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (1.11%) Proventia
13 3 (1.11%) RSA enVision
14 2 (0.74%) WebInspect
15 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (14.76%) Qualys
2 37 (13.65%) Coverity
3 32 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 28 (10.33%) Cisco
5 27 (9.96%) CheckPoint
6 24 (8.86%) VMware
7 20 (7.38%) Citrix
8 17 (6.27%) Intel Security
9 16 (5.90%) Forcepoint
9 16 (5.90%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.80%) HP
10 13 (4.80%) LogRhythm
11 12 (4.43%) ArcSight
12 11 (4.06%) Tripwire
13 10 (3.69%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.95%) Sophos
15 7 (2.58%) IBM
15 7 (2.58%) LogLogic
15 7 (2.58%) NetApp
16 6 (2.21%) Splunk
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: + benefits (pension, life assurance, company car/allowance etc)
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago