Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 920 867 814
Rank change year-on-year -53 -53 +236
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 213 289 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 1.96% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 177 248 336
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £76,750 £100,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +15.00%

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 16,330 14,779 16,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.45% 8.92% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13,151 12,122 13,315
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -81 78 £70,000 +1.82% 10
South East +26 54 £58,750 +23.68% 9
North of England +42 35 £60,000 +26.32% 4
East of England +54 25 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire +39 20 £56,000 +17.89% 3
North West +19 15 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Midlands +6 7 £52,500 +40.00% 8
South West -11 7 £44,500 -19.09% 2
East Midlands - 4 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands +11 3 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 120 (56.34%) Qualys
2 99 (46.48%) CISSP
3 95 (44.60%) Information Security
4 90 (42.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 80 (37.56%) Linux
6 78 (36.62%) Firewall
7 77 (36.15%) Cybersecurity
8 74 (34.74%) Splunk
9 71 (33.33%) SIEM
10 68 (31.92%) Penetration Testing
11 66 (30.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 58 (27.23%) Windows
12 58 (27.23%) Cisco
13 55 (25.82%) Finance
13 55 (25.82%) PCI DSS
14 53 (24.88%) CISM
15 51 (23.94%) Metasploit
16 50 (23.47%) CISA
17 47 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
17 47 (22.07%) Security Monitoring
18 45 (21.13%) Nmap
19 44 (20.66%) ITIL
20 42 (19.72%) Network Security
21 41 (19.25%) McAfee
21 41 (19.25%) Kali Linux
22 40 (18.78%) Degree
22 40 (18.78%) CEH
23 36 (16.90%) TCP/IP
23 36 (16.90%) Identity Access Management
23 36 (16.90%) ArcSight

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 13 (6.10%) Apache
2 10 (4.69%) IIS
3 7 (3.29%) Confluence
4 5 (2.35%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.88%) nginx
5 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 14 (6.57%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.45%) SaaS
4 13 (6.10%) Office 365
5 11 (5.16%) IaaS
6 10 (4.69%) PaaS
7 4 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 78 (36.62%) Firewall
2 42 (19.72%) Network Security
3 36 (16.90%) TCP/IP
4 31 (14.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 29 (13.62%) WAN
6 25 (11.74%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (11.74%) VPN
7 22 (10.33%) LAN
8 20 (9.39%) IPsec
8 20 (9.39%) VoIP
9 18 (8.45%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (7.98%) Wireless
11 15 (7.04%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (6.57%) MPLS
13 12 (5.63%) SSL
14 11 (5.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (5.16%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (5.16%) DNS
14 11 (5.16%) Multicast
14 11 (5.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.35%) MySQL
1 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (23.94%) Metasploit
2 13 (6.10%) Burp Suite
3 7 (3.29%) AppScan
3 7 (3.29%) JIRA
4 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.94%) Paros
4 2 (0.94%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (25.82%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Retail
3 9 (4.23%) Banking
4 6 (2.82%) Law
5 5 (2.35%) Marketing
6 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (30.52%) Analyst
2 62 (29.11%) Security Engineer
3 52 (24.41%) Security Analyst
4 31 (14.55%) Information Analyst
4 31 (14.55%) Information Security Analyst
5 22 (10.33%) Network Engineer
6 20 (9.39%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (8.45%) Consultant
7 18 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (8.45%) Senior Security Analyst
8 16 (7.51%) Senior Information Analyst
8 16 (7.51%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 13 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.10%) Security Specialist
9 13 (6.10%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 12 (5.63%) Senior Security Engineer
11 11 (5.16%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 11 (5.16%) Security Consultant
11 11 (5.16%) Security Manager
11 11 (5.16%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) SailPoint
2 10 (4.69%) .NET
3 6 (2.82%) LDAP
4 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (2.35%) LAMP
4 5 (2.35%) Web Services
5 4 (1.88%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.88%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.94%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) Ajax
7 1 (0.47%) Django
7 1 (0.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) SOAP
7 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.68%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.16%) Analytical Mindset
4 11 (5.16%) PKI
5 9 (4.23%) NHS
6 8 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.82%) Fintech
8 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.88%) BYOD
9 4 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.88%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.94%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.56%) Linux
2 58 (27.23%) Windows
3 41 (19.25%) Kali Linux
4 15 (7.04%) Unix
5 12 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.82%) VMS
7 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.94%) CentOS
9 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Debian
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (44.60%) Information Security
2 90 (42.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 77 (36.15%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (33.33%) SIEM
5 68 (31.92%) Penetration Testing
6 47 (22.07%) Security Monitoring
7 44 (20.66%) ITIL
8 36 (16.90%) Identity Access Management
9 31 (14.55%) Patch Management
10 30 (14.08%) Privileged Access Management
10 30 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (14.08%) Security Operations
11 28 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (13.15%) Open Source
11 28 (13.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 27 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (12.21%) Security Management
14 23 (10.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 21 (9.86%) OWASP
16 20 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.15%) Python
2 23 (10.80%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.39%) PHP
4 14 (6.57%) Ruby
5 13 (6.10%) Perl
6 12 (5.63%) SQL
7 10 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.69%) Go
8 8 (3.76%) Java
9 6 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.35%) VBScript
11 3 (1.41%) C#
12 2 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (46.48%) CISSP
2 53 (24.88%) CISM
3 50 (23.47%) CISA
4 40 (18.78%) CEH
4 40 (18.78%) Degree
5 33 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (14.08%) GIAC
7 23 (10.80%) CCNP
8 22 (10.33%) SANS
9 14 (6.57%) SSCP
10 11 (5.16%) CCDP
10 11 (5.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (5.16%) OSCP
11 10 (4.69%) CSSLP
11 10 (4.69%) Security Cleared
12 9 (4.23%) CREST Certified
12 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared
13 7 (3.29%) CHFI
13 7 (3.29%) GCIH
13 7 (3.29%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (30.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (25.82%) PCI DSS
3 24 (11.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (10.33%) COBIT
5 16 (7.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (3.76%) SLA
7 6 (2.82%) GDPR
8 4 (1.88%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.88%) PMO
9 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.94%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.94%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.47%) FINRA
System Software
1 19 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.16%) Firmware
3 10 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.35%) Docker
5 4 (1.88%) KVM
5 4 (1.88%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.41%) Snort
7 2 (0.94%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (21.13%) Nmap
2 35 (16.43%) QRadar
3 33 (15.49%) OpenVAS
4 27 (12.68%) Nexpose
5 21 (9.86%) Core Impact
5 21 (9.86%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (7.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (5.63%) TrustSec
8 11 (5.16%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (4.69%) SCOM
10 6 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.82%) Puppet
11 5 (2.35%) HP Fortify
11 5 (2.35%) Nagios
11 5 (2.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (2.35%) SCCM
11 5 (2.35%) SCSM
12 4 (1.88%) RSA Security Analytics
13 3 (1.41%) EnCase
13 3 (1.41%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 120 (56.34%) Qualys
2 74 (34.74%) Splunk
3 58 (27.23%) Cisco
4 41 (19.25%) McAfee
5 36 (16.90%) ArcSight
6 33 (15.49%) AlienVault
7 32 (15.02%) CyberArk
8 30 (14.08%) LogRhythm
9 28 (13.15%) Aveksa
9 28 (13.15%) SolarWinds
10 23 (10.80%) Microsoft
11 21 (9.86%) Bomgar
12 20 (9.39%) Rapid7
12 20 (9.39%) VMware
13 19 (8.92%) Netsparker
14 16 (7.51%) Juniper
14 16 (7.51%) Palo Alto
15 12 (5.63%) CheckPoint
16 11 (5.16%) HP
16 11 (5.16%) Tripwire