Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 543 561
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing Nessus 61 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 1.03% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 19
London median daily rate £575 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -1.10% +25.09%
10th Percentile £385 £390 £309
90th Percentile £725 £515 £585
England median daily rate £525 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% +17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £49.19 -
England median hourly rate £13.95 £42.10 -
% change year-on-year -66.85% - -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,696 4,930 3,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.26% 11.77% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,277 3,327 2,730
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 67 70
London median hourly rate £24.90 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.48% -2.44% +10.22%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.60 £13.45
90th Percentile £129.85 £47.00 £43.08
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% - -

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Central London -18 12 £563 +25.00% 2
South London -51 5 £580 +23.33% 1
West London -18 1 £475 - 1
East London - 1 £575 - 1
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Nessus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 41 (67.21%) SIEM
2 34 (55.74%) Vulnerability Management
3 33 (54.10%) Firewall
3 33 (54.10%) Qualys
4 30 (49.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (49.18%) PCI DSS
5 29 (47.54%) Information Security
6 27 (44.26%) Security Operations
7 25 (40.98%) AlienVault
8 24 (39.34%) Linux
9 23 (37.70%) Patch Management
9 23 (37.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
11 20 (32.79%) Cisco
11 20 (32.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 18 (29.51%) Python
13 17 (27.87%) Windows
13 17 (27.87%) OWASP
13 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (26.23%) vSphere
14 16 (26.23%) LAN
14 16 (26.23%) WAN
14 16 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (26.23%) VMware
15 15 (24.59%) Management Information System
16 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (21.31%) CCSP
17 13 (21.31%) CISSP
17 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
17 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) Firewall
2 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.23%) LAN
3 16 (26.23%) WAN
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (19.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (11.48%) Network Security
6 4 (6.56%) DHCP
6 4 (6.56%) DNS
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 4 (6.56%) SSL
6 4 (6.56%) VPN
7 3 (4.92%) HTTP
7 3 (4.92%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.28%) DKIM
8 2 (3.28%) SecureCRT
8 2 (3.28%) VPLS
8 2 (3.28%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Burp Suite
2 6 (9.84%) Metasploit
3 3 (4.92%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.64%) AppScan
4 1 (1.64%) Paros
4 1 (1.64%) WebScarab
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Security Engineer
1 12 (19.67%) Security Manager
2 10 (16.39%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Security Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Operational Security Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Security Operations Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) AWS Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Information Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) HTML5
3 3 (4.92%) LDAP
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) CGI
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.48%) BYOD
2 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) CESG
4 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 12 (19.67%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.56%) Solaris
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.28%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) SIEM
2 34 (55.74%) Vulnerability Management
3 29 (47.54%) Information Security
4 27 (44.26%) Security Operations
5 23 (37.70%) Patch Management
5 23 (37.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 20 (32.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (27.87%) OWASP
8 16 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (21.31%) DevOps
10 12 (19.67%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (19.67%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (19.67%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (16.39%) Security Testing
12 8 (13.11%) Security Architecture
13 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (11.48%) Malware Analysis
13 7 (11.48%) Remediation Plan
13 7 (11.48%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Python
2 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
3 10 (16.39%) Ruby
4 9 (14.75%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (21.31%) CCSP
2 13 (21.31%) CISSP
2 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (19.67%) CISM
4 8 (13.11%) CREST Certified
4 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (9.84%) Degree
6 6 (9.84%) SANS
7 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.56%) CISA
9 2 (3.28%) CEH
10 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.64%) CLAS
10 1 (1.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (49.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 30 (49.18%) PCI DSS
2 12 (19.67%) RMADS
3 4 (6.56%) GDPR
4 2 (3.28%) COBIT
4 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) vSphere
2 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.64%) Docker
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Ansible
1 12 (19.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (14.75%) OSSEC
2 9 (14.75%) Packer
2 9 (14.75%) Terraform
3 8 (13.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (11.48%) logstash
5 6 (9.84%) Nmap
6 5 (8.20%) QRadar
7 3 (4.92%) BladeLogic
7 3 (4.92%) Puppet
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.28%) CSIRT
9 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.64%) SCCM
9 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Qualys
2 25 (40.98%) AlienVault
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco
4 16 (26.23%) VMware
5 9 (14.75%) Intel
5 9 (14.75%) McAfee
5 9 (14.75%) Sourcefire
5 9 (14.75%) Splunk
5 9 (14.75%) Symantec
5 9 (14.75%) Trend Micro
5 9 (14.75%) Tripwire
6 6 (9.84%) Acunetix
7 4 (6.56%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.92%) BMC
8 3 (4.92%) Juniper
8 3 (4.92%) Rapid7
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) SAP
8 3 (4.92%) Veritas
9 2 (3.28%) Lotus