Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 934 770 1009
Rank change year-on-year -164 +239 +194
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 239 443 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 2.82% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 189 340 189
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,750 £29,800
90th Percentile £94,000 £83,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +17.65%

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 14810 15696 15764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 8.74% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12259 12802 12917
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +10 155 £60,000 -11.11% 6
South East -152 28 £58,000 +0.87% 2
South West +15 22 £55,000 -
Midlands +40 19 £37,500 -34.78%
West Midlands +14 19 £37,500 -34.78%
North of England -22 7 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Yorkshire +8 5 £41,250 -17.50%
North West -22 2 £51,250 +20.59%
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 174 (72.80%) Information Security
2 143 (59.83%) Linux
3 142 (59.41%) SIEM
4 111 (46.44%) Firewall
5 108 (45.19%) CISSP
6 100 (41.84%) Windows
7 83 (34.73%) Penetration Testing
8 80 (33.47%) Finance
9 77 (32.22%) CISM
10 76 (31.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 75 (31.38%) GIAC
11 75 (31.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 74 (30.96%) Splunk
12 74 (30.96%) Metasploit
13 71 (29.71%) Cybersecurity
14 70 (29.29%) Security Operations
15 68 (28.45%) Degree
15 68 (28.45%) Network Security
16 67 (28.03%) Palo Alto
17 66 (27.62%) Vulnerability Management
17 66 (27.62%) Unix
18 63 (26.36%) Qualys
19 58 (24.27%) CISA
20 57 (23.85%) McAfee
20 57 (23.85%) Management Information System
21 55 (23.01%) Python
21 55 (23.01%) Nmap
22 54 (22.59%) Incident Management
22 54 (22.59%) Banking
23 52 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 7 (2.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 3 (1.26%) Apache
3 3 (1.26%) Confluence
3 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.77%) Cloudflare
4 8 (3.35%) SaaS
5 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (46.44%) Firewall
2 68 (28.45%) Network Security
3 42 (17.57%) TCP/IP
4 27 (11.30%) DNS
5 25 (10.46%) Wireless
6 24 (10.04%) VPN
7 23 (9.62%) DHCP
8 19 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (7.53%) WAN
10 15 (6.28%) SSL
10 15 (6.28%) Wireshark
11 14 (5.86%) HTTP
12 12 (5.02%) Internet
12 12 (5.02%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (4.60%) IPsec
14 10 (4.18%) LAN
15 9 (3.77%) OSPF
15 9 (3.77%) SAN
15 9 (3.77%) SMTP
15 9 (3.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.51%) Hadoop
1 6 (2.51%) Looker
2 2 (0.84%) MySQL
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (30.96%) Metasploit
2 31 (12.97%) Burp Suite
3 9 (3.77%) AppScan
3 9 (3.77%) Paros
4 6 (2.51%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.67%) WebScarab
6 3 (1.26%) IDA Disassembler
6 3 (1.26%) JIRA
6 3 (1.26%) Vagrant
General
1 80 (33.47%) Finance
2 54 (22.59%) Banking
3 24 (10.04%) Legal
4 21 (8.79%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.35%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.35%) Digital Economy
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.67%) Military
7 3 (1.26%) Automotive
7 3 (1.26%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (31.80%) Analyst
2 70 (29.29%) Security Analyst
3 38 (15.90%) Consultant
4 33 (13.81%) Security Consultant
5 26 (10.88%) Security Manager
6 25 (10.46%) Penetration Tester
6 25 (10.46%) Tester
7 21 (8.79%) Security Engineer
8 20 (8.37%) Information Analyst
8 20 (8.37%) Information Security Analyst
9 17 (7.11%) Head of Security
9 17 (7.11%) Information Manager
9 17 (7.11%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (6.28%) Finance Manager
11 13 (5.44%) Operations Analyst
11 13 (5.44%) Security Operations Analyst
11 13 (5.44%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (5.44%) Senior Security Analyst
12 12 (5.02%) Head of Information Security
12 12 (5.02%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.55%) SailPoint
2 8 (3.35%) Web Services
3 5 (2.09%) HTML
4 4 (1.67%) .NET
5 3 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.84%) CGI
6 2 (0.84%) Middleware
6 2 (0.84%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.84%) XML
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.85%) Management Information System
2 48 (20.08%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (8.37%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (6.28%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.60%) Fintech
7 9 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.51%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.09%) PKI
9 5 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.67%) iPad
11 3 (1.26%) BYOD
11 3 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.26%) Life Science
12 2 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
13 1 (0.42%) Online Games
13 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 143 (59.83%) Linux
2 100 (41.84%) Windows
3 66 (27.62%) Unix
4 47 (19.67%) Kali Linux
5 10 (4.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.51%) Android
6 6 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.09%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) CentOS
9 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.26%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.84%) KNOPPIX
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (72.80%) Information Security
2 142 (59.41%) SIEM
3 83 (34.73%) Penetration Testing
4 76 (31.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 75 (31.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 71 (29.71%) Cybersecurity
7 70 (29.29%) Security Operations
8 66 (27.62%) Vulnerability Management
9 54 (22.59%) Incident Management
10 43 (17.99%) Security Monitoring
11 39 (16.32%) OWASP
12 36 (15.06%) Security Architecture
13 27 (11.30%) Information Assurance
14 26 (10.88%) Social Engineering
15 24 (10.04%) Open Source
15 24 (10.04%) Privileged Access Management
16 23 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
17 22 (9.21%) Analytics
18 21 (8.79%) Threat Analysis
19 18 (7.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.01%) Python
2 35 (14.64%) PowerShell
3 31 (12.97%) Java
4 24 (10.04%) C
5 23 (9.62%) Perl
6 20 (8.37%) SQL
7 16 (6.69%) Ruby
8 15 (6.28%) C++
9 14 (5.86%) Bash Shell
10 13 (5.44%) C#
11 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.67%) PHP
14 2 (0.84%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.84%) Korn
14 2 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (45.19%) CISSP
2 77 (32.22%) CISM
3 75 (31.38%) GIAC
4 68 (28.45%) Degree
5 58 (24.27%) CISA
6 44 (18.41%) GSEC
7 40 (16.74%) CREST Certified
8 33 (13.81%) CEH
8 33 (13.81%) OSCP
9 32 (13.39%) GISF
10 31 (12.97%) GCIH
10 31 (12.97%) Security Cleared
11 26 (10.88%) GCIA
12 22 (9.21%) SC Cleared
13 12 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (5.02%) GPEN
14 11 (4.60%) CCNA
14 11 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (4.18%) OSCE
15 10 (4.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (12.13%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.44%) GDPR
4 10 (4.18%) COBIT
4 10 (4.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (2.51%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.84%) GPG13
8 1 (0.42%) IASME
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (15.06%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.39%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (11.72%) Snort
4 10 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.93%) Docker
6 6 (2.51%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.09%) BitLocker
7 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (23.01%) Nmap
2 49 (20.50%) QRadar
3 48 (20.08%) SCCM
4 42 (17.57%) McAfee ePO
5 28 (11.72%) Core Impact
5 28 (11.72%) Nexpose
6 27 (11.30%) CSIRT
6 27 (11.30%) OpenVAS
7 21 (8.79%) WSUS
8 16 (6.69%) PowerBroker
8 16 (6.69%) RSA Security Analytics
9 12 (5.02%) EnCase
10 11 (4.60%) HP Fortify
10 11 (4.60%) Puppet
11 7 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (2.51%) Suricata
13 5 (2.09%) SCOM
13 5 (2.09%) WebInspect
14 4 (1.67%) Ansible
14 4 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (30.96%) Splunk
2 67 (28.03%) Palo Alto
3 63 (26.36%) Qualys
4 57 (23.85%) McAfee
5 46 (19.25%) Cisco
5 46 (19.25%) CyberArk
6 44 (18.41%) Microsoft
6 44 (18.41%) Symantec
7 39 (16.32%) LogRhythm
8 36 (15.06%) AlienVault
9 30 (12.55%) Aveksa
10 29 (12.13%) BeyondTrust
10 29 (12.13%) Oracle
11 25 (10.46%) Rapid7
12 22 (9.21%) Acunetix
13 19 (7.95%) ArcSight
13 19 (7.95%) SolarWinds
14 16 (6.69%) Bomgar
14 16 (6.69%) Sourcefire
15 15 (6.28%) NetWitness