Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Nessus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nessus over the 6 months to 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 755 780
Rank change year-on-year +108 +25 -15
Contract jobs citing Nessus 134 121 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 0.88% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 58
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £347 £325 £363
90th Percentile £678 £599 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
England median hourly rate - - £13.95
UK median hourly rate - - £13.95

Nessus is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,226 13,775 11,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.56% 14.53% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,675 9,406 7,547
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 373 261
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.88
90th Percentile £53.17 £47.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -24.73%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Nessus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nessus in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +117 58 £575 +27.78% 7
South East +44 39 £413 -8.33% 8
South West +19 17 £425 +6.25% 3
Midlands +22 9 £550 +37.50% 7
East Midlands +31 7 £575 +70.37% 5
East of England - 7 £525 - 1
North of England +6 4 £543 +14.09% 1
North West -3 4 £543 +20.56% 1
West Midlands +11 2 £538 +34.38% 2
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Nessus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 59 (44.03%) Vulnerability Management
2 54 (40.30%) Windows
2 54 (40.30%) Firewall
3 53 (39.55%) Qualys
4 48 (35.82%) Linux
5 46 (34.33%) Information Security
6 40 (29.85%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (28.36%) SIEM
8 36 (26.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (25.37%) Penetration Testing
10 32 (23.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 32 (23.88%) Windows Server
11 31 (23.13%) ITIL
12 30 (22.39%) Active Directory
12 30 (22.39%) Splunk
13 29 (21.64%) Java
13 29 (21.64%) OWASP
14 28 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (20.90%) Security Operations
15 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
15 27 (20.15%) DNS
15 27 (20.15%) Cisco
16 26 (19.40%) Python
16 26 (19.40%) Security Cleared
17 25 (18.66%) Security Testing
18 24 (17.91%) CISSP
19 23 (17.16%) Finance
19 23 (17.16%) Red Hat
19 23 (17.16%) NIST
20 22 (16.42%) Burp Suite

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.48%) IIS
3 5 (3.73%) Apache
3 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) AWS
2 16 (11.94%) Azure
3 7 (5.22%) IaaS
4 5 (3.73%) GCP
4 5 (3.73%) PaaS
4 5 (3.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (1.49%) Office 365
5 2 (1.49%) Route 53
6 1 (0.75%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.75%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 54 (40.30%) Firewall
2 27 (20.15%) DNS
3 21 (15.67%) Network Security
4 17 (12.69%) DHCP
5 10 (7.46%) NetScaler
5 10 (7.46%) Unified Communications
6 8 (5.97%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.48%) Internet
7 6 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.73%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (3.73%) HTTP
8 5 (3.73%) HTTPS
8 5 (3.73%) IPsec
8 5 (3.73%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.99%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.24%) SAN
10 3 (2.24%) VLAN
10 3 (2.24%) VoIP
11 2 (1.49%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon QuickSight
3 2 (1.49%) Big Data
3 2 (1.49%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Burp Suite
2 17 (12.69%) Metasploit
3 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.73%) SonarQube
5 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.24%) JMeter
6 3 (2.24%) Selenium
7 2 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.49%) GitLab
7 2 (1.49%) JIRA
7 2 (1.49%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.75%) Appium
8 1 (0.75%) Calabash
8 1 (0.75%) Gradle
8 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 7 (5.22%) Law
5 5 (3.73%) Legal
6 4 (2.99%) Banking
7 3 (2.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (26.12%) Analyst
2 24 (17.91%) Security Analyst
3 18 (13.43%) Security Engineer
4 17 (12.69%) Tester
5 15 (11.19%) Operations Analyst
5 15 (11.19%) Security Operations Analyst
6 12 (8.96%) Architect
6 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Network Engineer
7 11 (8.21%) Security Tester
8 9 (6.72%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Penetration Tester
10 7 (5.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Consultant
11 6 (4.48%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.99%) IT Analyst
13 4 (2.99%) IT Security Analyst
13 4 (2.99%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) Node.js
2 8 (5.97%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.73%) LDAP
3 5 (3.73%) SAML
4 3 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.24%) REST
5 2 (1.49%) .NET
5 2 (1.49%) ADO
5 2 (1.49%) OAuth
5 2 (1.49%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.49%) OpenID
5 2 (1.49%) YAML
6 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) HTML
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) React
6 1 (0.75%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.97%) User Experience
3 5 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.49%) NHS
5 2 (1.49%) PKI
5 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) PMI
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Windows
2 48 (35.82%) Linux
3 32 (23.88%) Windows Server
4 28 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.70%) Debian
5 13 (9.70%) openSUSE
5 13 (9.70%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.46%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.48%) Unix
9 5 (3.73%) Kali Linux
9 5 (3.73%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.49%) Android
10 2 (1.49%) CentOS
10 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.03%) Vulnerability Management
2 46 (34.33%) Information Security
3 40 (29.85%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (28.36%) SIEM
5 34 (25.37%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (23.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 31 (23.13%) ITIL
8 29 (21.64%) OWASP
9 28 (20.90%) Security Operations
10 25 (18.66%) Security Testing
11 22 (16.42%) Identity Management
11 22 (16.42%) Security Management
12 19 (14.18%) Open Source
13 17 (12.69%) Patch Management
14 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (11.19%) Threat Intelligence
15 14 (10.45%) Risk Management
15 14 (10.45%) SABSA
15 14 (10.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) Java
2 26 (19.40%) Python
3 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.70%) Ruby
5 9 (6.72%) C#
5 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.97%) SQL
7 5 (3.73%) C
8 3 (2.24%) VBScript
9 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.91%) CISSP
3 15 (11.19%) SANS
4 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.97%) CLAS
5 8 (5.97%) Degree
5 8 (5.97%) GIAC
5 8 (5.97%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (5.22%) OSCP
7 6 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (3.73%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.99%) CEH
9 4 (2.99%) CISM
9 4 (2.99%) CREST Certified
9 4 (2.99%) GPEN
9 4 (2.99%) GWAPT
9 4 (2.99%) GXPN
9 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.99%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (26.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (17.16%) NIST
3 18 (13.43%) COBIT
4 17 (12.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (8.21%) GDPR
6 10 (7.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (3.73%) PCI DSS
8 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.75%) QA
9 1 (0.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (2.24%) Docker
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.24%) Snort
4 3 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.24%) XenApp
4 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Nmap
2 12 (8.96%) SCCM
2 12 (8.96%) WSUS
3 11 (8.21%) HP Fortify
4 9 (6.72%) SELinux
5 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (3.73%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.24%) Ansible
7 3 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.24%) QRadar
7 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.49%) Terraform
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.75%) logstash
9 1 (0.75%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Qualys
2 30 (22.39%) Splunk
3 27 (20.15%) Cisco
3 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.16%) Red Hat
5 17 (12.69%) CheckPoint
5 17 (12.69%) McAfee
6 15 (11.19%) Citrix
6 15 (11.19%) Symantec
7 14 (10.45%) Palo Alto
8 13 (9.70%) Adobe
8 13 (9.70%) Rapid7
9 12 (8.96%) Avaya
9 12 (8.96%) VMware
10 11 (8.21%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (7.46%) Dell
11 10 (7.46%) Extreme Networks
12 9 (6.72%) Okta
12 9 (6.72%) Oracle
13 8 (5.97%) HP