Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 906 926 979
Rank change year-on-year +20 +53 +189
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 257 224 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 1.58% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 208 184 224
England median annual salary £50,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.83% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,150 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.83% +9.09% +14.58%

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 16,359 14,200 16,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.88% 8.87% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,155 11,587 13,449
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 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -22 140 £57,500 -11.54% 6
North of England +26 42 £45,000 +12.15% 6
South East +4 42 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Yorkshire +24 23 £45,000 -2.70% 5
North West -5 18 £60,000 +59.47% 1
South West 0 12 £47,000 -14.55% 9
East of England -15 12 £51,250 +28.13% 2
West Midlands -4 6 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Midlands -11 6 £52,500 +23.53% 4
North East - 1 £31,500 -
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 132 (51.36%) Vulnerability Management
2 125 (48.64%) Information Security
3 124 (48.25%) Firewall
4 111 (43.19%) Linux
4 111 (43.19%) Qualys
5 108 (42.02%) SIEM
6 100 (38.91%) Windows
7 93 (36.19%) Cybersecurity
8 91 (35.41%) CISSP
9 78 (30.35%) TCP/IP
10 76 (29.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 76 (29.57%) Security Operations
11 75 (29.18%) PCI DSS
11 75 (29.18%) Finance
12 71 (27.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 70 (27.24%) Penetration Testing
14 67 (26.07%) Management Information System
15 66 (25.68%) Network Security
16 62 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 56 (21.79%) McAfee
18 55 (21.40%) Microsoft
19 54 (21.01%) Cisco
20 51 (19.84%) VPN
20 51 (19.84%) GIAC
21 50 (19.46%) Degree
21 50 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (19.07%) DNS
23 47 (18.29%) CISA
23 47 (18.29%) Wireless
23 47 (18.29%) Patch Management

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 8 (3.11%) Apache
2 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.95%) Confluence
4 4 (1.56%) IIS
4 4 (1.56%) JBoss
5 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.17%) Office 365
3 20 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.33%) SaaS
6 4 (1.56%) IaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (48.25%) Firewall
2 78 (30.35%) TCP/IP
3 66 (25.68%) Network Security
4 51 (19.84%) VPN
5 49 (19.07%) DNS
6 47 (18.29%) Wireless
7 46 (17.90%) WAN
8 44 (17.12%) HTTP
9 34 (13.23%) IPsec
10 33 (12.84%) VoIP
11 31 (12.06%) HTTPS
12 28 (10.89%) DHCP
13 23 (8.95%) VLAN
14 20 (7.78%) SSL
15 19 (7.39%) DWDM
15 19 (7.39%) VPLS
15 19 (7.39%) Wireless Security
16 15 (5.84%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (5.84%) LAN
17 14 (5.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (15.18%) Metasploit
2 24 (9.34%) Burp Suite
3 6 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.33%) sqlmap
4 5 (1.95%) AppScan
4 5 (1.95%) JIRA
5 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.17%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.78%) IDA Disassembler
7 2 (0.78%) Subversion
7 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.78%) WebScarab
8 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (29.18%) Finance
2 13 (5.06%) Banking
3 7 (2.72%) Legal
4 4 (1.56%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (42.41%) Analyst
2 103 (40.08%) Security Analyst
3 43 (16.73%) Information Analyst
3 43 (16.73%) Information Security Analyst
4 36 (14.01%) Security Specialist
5 32 (12.45%) Security Engineer
6 26 (10.12%) Consultant
7 25 (9.73%) Security Consultant
8 24 (9.34%) SOC Analyst
9 22 (8.56%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (8.56%) Senior Security Analyst
10 20 (7.78%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
10 20 (7.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 19 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (6.61%) Network Security Analyst
13 16 (6.23%) Network Analyst
14 15 (5.84%) Network Security Specialist
14 15 (5.84%) Network Specialist
14 15 (5.84%) Senior Information Analyst
14 15 (5.84%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.00%) LDAP
2 10 (3.89%) SailPoint
3 6 (2.33%) Middleware
4 4 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.17%) .NET
5 3 (1.17%) Web Services
6 2 (0.78%) HTML
6 2 (0.78%) J2EE
6 2 (0.78%) OAuth
7 1 (0.39%) Ajax
7 1 (0.39%) Django
7 1 (0.39%) JSON
7 1 (0.39%) REST
7 1 (0.39%) SOAP
7 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.07%) Management Information System
2 50 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (15.18%) Computer Science
4 37 (14.40%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (14.01%) Fintech
6 20 (7.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (5.84%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (4.67%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (4.28%) PKI
10 10 (3.89%) Clustering
10 10 (3.89%) Mobile App
10 10 (3.89%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (2.33%) Cyberattack
12 6 (2.33%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.78%) Replication
14 2 (0.78%) Wiki
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.19%) Linux
2 100 (38.91%) Windows
3 43 (16.73%) Kali Linux
4 34 (13.23%) Unix
5 20 (7.78%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.11%) CentOS
7 8 (3.11%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.33%) Debian
9 3 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.78%) VMS
10 2 (0.78%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (51.36%) Vulnerability Management
2 125 (48.64%) Information Security
3 108 (42.02%) SIEM
4 93 (36.19%) Cybersecurity
5 76 (29.57%) Security Operations
5 76 (29.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 71 (27.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 70 (27.24%) Penetration Testing
8 47 (18.29%) Patch Management
9 41 (15.95%) Incident Management
10 35 (13.62%) Security Monitoring
11 33 (12.84%) Configuration Management
11 33 (12.84%) Information Assurance
12 31 (12.06%) Threat Intelligence
13 27 (10.51%) Creative Thinking
13 27 (10.51%) ITIL
13 27 (10.51%) Strategic Thinking
14 26 (10.12%) Social Engineering
15 22 (8.56%) OWASP
15 22 (8.56%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.06%) PowerShell
2 29 (11.28%) Python
3 28 (10.89%) Bash Shell
3 28 (10.89%) C
4 16 (6.23%) Java
5 13 (5.06%) C#
6 11 (4.28%) Perl
7 10 (3.89%) PHP
8 9 (3.50%) C++
9 8 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.95%) Ruby
11 4 (1.56%) SQL
12 2 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 91 (35.41%) CISSP
2 51 (19.84%) GIAC
3 50 (19.46%) Degree
4 47 (18.29%) CISA
5 43 (16.73%) CEH
6 40 (15.56%) CISM
7 34 (13.23%) GCIH
8 32 (12.45%) SANS
9 31 (12.06%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (10.89%) GCIA
11 26 (10.12%) CREST Certified
12 21 (8.17%) CCNA
13 20 (7.78%) OSCP
13 20 (7.78%) Security Cleared
14 16 (6.23%) CCNP
15 14 (5.45%) SSCP
16 12 (4.67%) RHCSA
17 11 (4.28%) CCSP
18 10 (3.89%) SC Cleared
19 6 (2.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (29.18%) PCI DSS
2 62 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (8.56%) COBIT
4 18 (7.00%) GDPR
5 13 (5.06%) SLA
6 11 (4.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.17%) GPG13
8 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.78%) QA
10 1 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 32 (12.45%) Virtual Machines
2 29 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.06%) Snort
5 11 (4.28%) Docker
6 8 (3.11%) vSphere
7 6 (2.33%) Firmware
7 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.33%) pfSense
8 2 (0.78%) Ceph
8 2 (0.78%) Varnish
8 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (17.51%) QRadar
2 30 (11.67%) CSIRT
3 29 (11.28%) Nmap
4 24 (9.34%) OpenVAS
5 19 (7.39%) Core Impact
6 16 (6.23%) Puppet
7 12 (4.67%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (4.28%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (3.89%) Nexpose
9 10 (3.89%) SCCM
10 8 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (3.11%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (2.72%) FortiGate
11 7 (2.72%) Nagios
11 7 (2.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (2.72%) WSUS
12 6 (2.33%) Ansible
12 6 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (2.33%) OSSEC
12 6 (2.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 111 (43.19%) Qualys
2 56 (21.79%) McAfee
3 55 (21.40%) Microsoft
4 54 (21.01%) Cisco
5 33 (12.84%) Splunk
6 32 (12.45%) CheckPoint
6 32 (12.45%) VMware
7 30 (11.67%) BeyondTrust
7 30 (11.67%) Juniper
7 30 (11.67%) Oracle
8 27 (10.51%) Foundstone
9 25 (9.73%) Palo Alto
10 20 (7.78%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (7.00%) LogRhythm
12 17 (6.61%) AlienVault
12 17 (6.61%) CyberArk
13 15 (5.84%) ArcSight
14 13 (5.06%) SolarWinds
15 12 (4.67%) Acunetix
15 12 (4.67%) NetWitness