The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Nessus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 253 305
Rank change year-on-year +36 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 17 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 0.98% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 6
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £57,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +37.50%  

Nessus is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 544 717 799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.39% 11.40% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 488 645 720
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Nessus as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the City of London

Nessus
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus in the City of London.

Salary trend for Nessus in the City of London

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 19 (79.17%) SIEM
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) Information Security
6 11 (45.83%) PCI DSS
6 11 (45.83%) CISSP
6 11 (45.83%) LogRhythm
7 10 (41.67%) McAfee
7 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (37.50%) CISM
8 9 (37.50%) VPN
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
10 7 (29.17%) AlienVault
10 7 (29.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 7 (29.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (29.17%) pfSense
10 7 (29.17%) Juniper
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
10 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
10 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
10 7 (29.17%) PKI
10 7 (29.17%) Degree
10 7 (29.17%) Computer Science

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless Security
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
7 2 (8.33%) FTP
7 2 (8.33%) HTTP
7 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.33%) LDAP
7 2 (8.33%) SMTP
7 2 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Burp Suite
1 4 (16.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.17%) AppScan
2 1 (4.17%) Paros
2 1 (4.17%) WebScarab
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Security Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) IT Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Operational Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) CGI
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
1 7 (29.17%) PKI
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) CentOS
2 7 (29.17%) Debian
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
3 5 (20.83%) Kali Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) FreeBSD
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) SIEM
2 13 (54.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (50.00%) Information Security
4 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (29.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
5 7 (29.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (12.50%) OWASP
9 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Python
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) CISM
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) CCDP
5 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 5 (20.83%) CCSP
5 5 (20.83%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (20.83%) CISA
5 5 (20.83%) GIAC
5 5 (20.83%) SANS
6 4 (16.67%) CEH
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (8.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (8.33%) LPIC
8 2 (8.33%) RHCA
8 2 (8.33%) RHCE
8 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) PCI DSS
2 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (4.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) pfSense
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Snort
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) QRadar
2 5 (20.83%) OSSEC
3 4 (16.67%) Nmap
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 2 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (8.33%) Puppet
5 1 (4.17%) CSIRT
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) LogRhythm
3 10 (41.67%) McAfee
4 7 (29.17%) AlienVault
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
5 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (25.00%) Splunk
6 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
6 5 (20.83%) Sourcefire
7 4 (16.67%) Qualys
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
9 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) Sophos
9 2 (8.33%) Tripwire
9 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard