Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Nessus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Nessus over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 908 913 862
Rank change year-on-year +5 -51 +259
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 240 266 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 1.78% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 210 231 315
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +24.32%

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

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,657 14,978 16,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.30% 8.96% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13,322 12,177 13,887
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Nessus in England

Nessus
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -76 90 £70,000 +7.69% 6
South East +19 63 £55,000 +25.71% 2
North of England +49 47 £56,000 +31.38% 5
Yorkshire +50 25 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East of England +30 23 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North West +19 21 £60,000 +60.00% 2
South West -25 8 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +14 4 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Midlands +2 4 £52,500 +40.00% 1
North East - 1 £31,500 -
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT 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 permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 136 (56.67%) Qualys
2 121 (50.42%) Vulnerability Management
3 100 (41.67%) Information Security
4 98 (40.83%) CISSP
5 86 (35.83%) Cybersecurity
6 83 (34.58%) Linux
7 79 (32.92%) Finance
8 76 (31.67%) PCI DSS
9 71 (29.58%) Firewall
10 67 (27.92%) Penetration Testing
11 65 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (26.67%) Splunk
13 60 (25.00%) McAfee
14 56 (23.33%) CISA
14 56 (23.33%) SIEM
15 55 (22.92%) CISM
15 55 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 54 (22.50%) TCP/IP
17 50 (20.83%) CEH
17 50 (20.83%) Windows
17 50 (20.83%) Security Monitoring
18 47 (19.58%) Patch Management
18 47 (19.58%) Cisco
19 45 (18.75%) ITIL
20 43 (17.92%) Degree
21 41 (17.08%) Security Operations
22 39 (16.25%) Nmap
23 38 (15.83%) VPN
23 38 (15.83%) Configuration Management
23 38 (15.83%) Metasploit

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 12 (5.00%) Apache
2 8 (3.33%) Confluence
3 6 (2.50%) IIS
3 6 (2.50%) nginx
3 6 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.67%) JBoss
5 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.08%) SaaS
3 15 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.83%) Office 365
5 11 (4.58%) IaaS
6 9 (3.75%) PaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.58%) Firewall
2 54 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 38 (15.83%) VPN
4 36 (15.00%) Network Security
5 35 (14.58%) DNS
5 35 (14.58%) WAN
6 31 (12.92%) Wireless
7 29 (12.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (11.67%) VoIP
9 27 (11.25%) IPsec
10 23 (9.58%) HTTP
11 22 (9.17%) HTTPS
12 20 (8.33%) DHCP
13 18 (7.50%) LAN
13 18 (7.50%) VLAN
14 16 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (6.67%) SSL
15 13 (5.42%) DWDM
15 13 (5.42%) VPLS
15 13 (5.42%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (1.67%) Redis
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (15.83%) Metasploit
2 12 (5.00%) Burp Suite
3 9 (3.75%) AppScan
4 8 (3.33%) JIRA
5 6 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.50%) sqlmap
6 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.83%) Paros
7 2 (0.83%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.83%) Subversion
7 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.83%) WebScarab
8 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (32.92%) Finance
2 9 (3.75%) Banking
3 4 (1.67%) Games
4 2 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (31.25%) Analyst
2 65 (27.08%) Security Analyst
3 53 (22.08%) Security Engineer
4 37 (15.42%) Information Analyst
4 37 (15.42%) Information Security Analyst
5 30 (12.50%) Security Specialist
6 23 (9.58%) Consultant
7 20 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 20 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 19 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (7.92%) Senior Security Analyst
9 18 (7.50%) Network Engineer
9 18 (7.50%) Senior Information Analyst
9 18 (7.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 17 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (7.08%) Security Consultant
11 16 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
13 12 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 12 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.00%) SailPoint
2 15 (6.25%) LDAP
3 4 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.25%) Middleware
4 3 (1.25%) Web Services
5 2 (0.83%) .NET
5 2 (0.83%) HTML
5 2 (0.83%) J2EE
5 2 (0.83%) OAuth
6 1 (0.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) Django
6 1 (0.42%) JSON
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) SOAP
6 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 30 (12.50%) Fintech
4 17 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.92%) Clustering
9 6 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.50%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.08%) PKI
11 4 (1.67%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.25%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.83%) Replication
13 2 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.58%) Linux
2 50 (20.83%) Windows
3 34 (14.17%) Kali Linux
4 14 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.42%) Unix
6 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.67%) Android
7 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.67%) VMS
8 3 (1.25%) CentOS
8 3 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (50.42%) Vulnerability Management
2 100 (41.67%) Information Security
3 86 (35.83%) Cybersecurity
4 67 (27.92%) Penetration Testing
5 56 (23.33%) SIEM
6 50 (20.83%) Security Monitoring
7 47 (19.58%) Patch Management
8 45 (18.75%) ITIL
9 41 (17.08%) Security Operations
10 38 (15.83%) Configuration Management
11 32 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
11 32 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
11 32 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 28 (11.67%) Security Management
13 27 (11.25%) Strategic Thinking
13 27 (11.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.83%) Python
2 23 (9.58%) Bash Shell
3 21 (8.75%) PowerShell
4 18 (7.50%) Perl
5 16 (6.67%) PHP
6 13 (5.42%) Java
6 13 (5.42%) Ruby
7 9 (3.75%) C#
7 9 (3.75%) Go
8 7 (2.92%) SQL
9 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.67%) C
10 4 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 98 (40.83%) CISSP
2 56 (23.33%) CISA
3 55 (22.92%) CISM
4 50 (20.83%) CEH
5 43 (17.92%) Degree
6 36 (15.00%) GIAC
7 30 (12.50%) SANS
8 22 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (7.50%) CCNP
10 17 (7.08%) OSCP
11 14 (5.83%) SSCP
12 13 (5.42%) GCIH
13 12 (5.00%) CREST Certified
14 11 (4.58%) CCDP
15 10 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (3.75%) CSSLP
16 9 (3.75%) OSCE
17 6 (2.50%) CCNA
17 6 (2.50%) RHCSA
18 5 (2.08%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (31.67%) PCI DSS
2 55 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (11.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (10.83%) COBIT
5 15 (6.25%) SLA
6 6 (2.50%) GDPR
7 3 (1.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.83%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.83%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.83%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.42%) FINRA
System Software
1 20 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.58%) Firmware
4 9 (3.75%) Docker
5 5 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.25%) Snort
7 2 (0.83%) Ceph
7 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.83%) Varnish
7 2 (0.83%) vSphere
8 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (16.25%) Nmap
2 35 (14.58%) QRadar
3 28 (11.67%) Nexpose
3 28 (11.67%) OpenVAS
4 24 (10.00%) Core Impact
5 21 (8.75%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (5.83%) Puppet
7 13 (5.42%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 12 (5.00%) TrustSec
9 10 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (3.75%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (2.50%) Ansible
11 6 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (2.50%) WSUS
12 5 (2.08%) CSIRT
12 5 (2.08%) HP Fortify
12 5 (2.08%) Nagios
13 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 136 (56.67%) Qualys
2 64 (26.67%) Splunk
3 60 (25.00%) McAfee
4 47 (19.58%) Cisco
5 34 (14.17%) ArcSight
6 33 (13.75%) CyberArk
7 29 (12.08%) Aveksa
8 28 (11.67%) AlienVault
8 28 (11.67%) LogRhythm
8 28 (11.67%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.25%) Foundstone
9 27 (11.25%) SolarWinds
10 24 (10.00%) Bomgar
11 22 (9.17%) VMware
12 18 (7.50%) CheckPoint
12 18 (7.50%) Juniper
12 18 (7.50%) Netsparker
13 14 (5.83%) Rapid7
13 14 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (4.17%) Ivanti