Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 911 837 1000
Rank change year-on-year -74 +163 +158
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 228 325 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 2.25% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 170 255 173
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £38,125 £37,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,750 £72,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +23.60%

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 14,320 14,432 15,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.83% 8.63% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,816 11,776 12,817
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +41 159 £57,500 -11.54% 13
South East -107 20 £58,000 +0.87% 5
North of England -5 15 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South West +8 14 £47,000 -14.55%
Yorkshire +8 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Midlands +27 10 £37,500 -34.78% 2
West Midlands +22 10 £37,500 -34.78% 2
North West -12 4 £66,250 +55.88% 2
East of England +10 2 - - 1
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 157 (68.86%) Information Security
2 133 (58.33%) SIEM
3 121 (53.07%) Linux
4 120 (52.63%) Firewall
5 107 (46.93%) Windows
6 100 (43.86%) CISSP
7 91 (39.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 89 (39.04%) Penetration Testing
9 88 (38.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 85 (37.28%) Vulnerability Management
11 78 (34.21%) Security Operations
12 73 (32.02%) Cybersecurity
13 70 (30.70%) Management Information System
13 70 (30.70%) Finance
14 69 (30.26%) Metasploit
15 68 (29.82%) Network Security
16 66 (28.95%) GIAC
17 65 (28.51%) TCP/IP
18 64 (28.07%) Microsoft
19 63 (27.63%) Qualys
20 60 (26.32%) Incident Management
21 59 (25.88%) Unix
22 57 (25.00%) Degree
23 52 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 52 (22.81%) CISA
23 52 (22.81%) CISM
24 50 (21.93%) Palo Alto
25 48 (21.05%) Kali Linux
25 48 (21.05%) Python
26 47 (20.61%) McAfee

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 4 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.32%) Apache
2 3 (1.32%) Confluence
2 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.32%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.26%) Office 365
3 11 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.95%) Cloudflare
6 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (52.63%) Firewall
2 68 (29.82%) Network Security
3 65 (28.51%) TCP/IP
4 37 (16.23%) WAN
4 37 (16.23%) Wireless
5 35 (15.35%) DNS
6 33 (14.47%) VPN
7 32 (14.04%) HTTP
8 21 (9.21%) DHCP
8 21 (9.21%) IPsec
9 18 (7.89%) SMTP
9 18 (7.89%) SSH
10 17 (7.46%) VoIP
11 14 (6.14%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (6.14%) SSL
12 13 (5.70%) HTTPS
12 13 (5.70%) LAN
13 11 (4.82%) VLAN
13 11 (4.82%) Wireless Security
14 10 (4.39%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (30.26%) Metasploit
2 39 (17.11%) Burp Suite
3 5 (2.19%) AppScan
3 5 (2.19%) Paros
4 4 (1.75%) IDA Disassembler
5 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.32%) JIRA
5 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.32%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.32%) WebScarab
6 2 (0.88%) SonarQube
General
1 70 (30.70%) Finance
2 41 (17.98%) Banking
3 14 (6.14%) Legal
4 8 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.19%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.75%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Automotive
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (45.61%) Analyst
2 102 (44.74%) Security Analyst
3 34 (14.91%) Information Analyst
3 34 (14.91%) Information Security Analyst
4 31 (13.60%) Consultant
5 26 (11.40%) Security Consultant
6 22 (9.65%) Penetration Tester
6 22 (9.65%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (9.65%) Senior Security Analyst
6 22 (9.65%) SOC Analyst
6 22 (9.65%) Tester
7 19 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 17 (7.46%) Operations Analyst
8 17 (7.46%) Security Operations Analyst
9 15 (6.58%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.14%) Network Security Analyst
10 14 (6.14%) SIEM Analyst
11 13 (5.70%) Network Analyst
12 12 (5.26%) Security Officer
12 12 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.26%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.75%) .NET
3 3 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.32%) HTML
3 3 (1.32%) LDAP
3 3 (1.32%) Middleware
4 2 (0.88%) CGI
4 2 (0.88%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.88%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.70%) Management Information System
2 45 (19.74%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (7.46%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (6.14%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (6.14%) Fintech
6 11 (4.82%) PKI
7 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.75%) iPad
11 3 (1.32%) BYOD
11 3 (1.32%) Clustering
11 3 (1.32%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.44%) Online Games
12 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (53.07%) Linux
2 107 (46.93%) Windows
3 59 (25.88%) Unix
4 48 (21.05%) Kali Linux
5 15 (6.58%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.95%) CentOS
6 9 (3.95%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.63%) Debian
7 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.75%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.88%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (68.86%) Information Security
2 133 (58.33%) SIEM
3 91 (39.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 89 (39.04%) Penetration Testing
5 88 (38.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 85 (37.28%) Vulnerability Management
7 78 (34.21%) Security Operations
8 73 (32.02%) Cybersecurity
9 60 (26.32%) Incident Management
10 34 (14.91%) Security Monitoring
11 32 (14.04%) Social Engineering
12 31 (13.60%) Information Assurance
13 28 (12.28%) OWASP
14 22 (9.65%) Threat Analysis
15 20 (8.77%) Patch Management
16 18 (7.89%) Change Control
16 18 (7.89%) DDoS Mitigation
16 18 (7.89%) Privileged Access Management
16 18 (7.89%) Risk Management
17 16 (7.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.05%) Python
2 36 (15.79%) C
3 33 (14.47%) PowerShell
4 23 (10.09%) Java
5 19 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.02%) Perl
7 15 (6.58%) C++
7 15 (6.58%) Ruby
8 14 (6.14%) C#
9 7 (3.07%) SQL
10 6 (2.63%) PHP
11 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (43.86%) CISSP
2 66 (28.95%) GIAC
3 57 (25.00%) Degree
4 52 (22.81%) CISA
4 52 (22.81%) CISM
5 41 (17.98%) CREST Certified
6 33 (14.47%) GCIH
7 31 (13.60%) GCIA
8 28 (12.28%) Security Cleared
9 27 (11.84%) OSCP
10 25 (10.96%) CEH
11 22 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (9.21%) SANS
13 20 (8.77%) CCNA
14 16 (7.02%) GSEC
14 16 (7.02%) SC Cleared
15 14 (6.14%) GISF
16 13 (5.70%) SSCP
17 12 (5.26%) CCSP
18 9 (3.95%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (17.98%) PCI DSS
3 21 (9.21%) GDPR
4 17 (7.46%) COBIT
5 8 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.32%) GPG13
7 3 (1.32%) SLA
8 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.88%) QA
9 1 (0.44%) IASME
9 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (16.23%) Virtual Machines
2 33 (14.47%) Active Directory
3 21 (9.21%) Snort
4 16 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.51%) Docker
7 6 (2.63%) pfSense
7 6 (2.63%) vSphere
8 5 (2.19%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.88%) KVM
9 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (20.61%) QRadar
2 41 (17.98%) Nmap
3 33 (14.47%) CSIRT
3 33 (14.47%) SCCM
4 27 (11.84%) McAfee ePO
5 26 (11.40%) OpenVAS
6 24 (10.53%) Core Impact
7 13 (5.70%) WSUS
8 12 (5.26%) Puppet
9 9 (3.95%) Nexpose
10 7 (3.07%) FortiGate
10 7 (3.07%) PowerBroker
10 7 (3.07%) RSA Security Analytics
11 6 (2.63%) Nagios
11 6 (2.63%) OSSEC
12 5 (2.19%) SCOM
13 3 (1.32%) Ansible
13 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
13 3 (1.32%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 63 (27.63%) Qualys
3 50 (21.93%) Palo Alto
4 47 (20.61%) McAfee
5 45 (19.74%) Cisco
6 43 (18.86%) Splunk
7 33 (14.47%) BeyondTrust
7 33 (14.47%) Oracle
8 26 (11.40%) CyberArk
9 22 (9.65%) Juniper
10 20 (8.77%) Sourcefire
11 19 (8.33%) AlienVault
11 19 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 19 (8.33%) LogRhythm
12 18 (7.89%) VMware
13 16 (7.02%) Acunetix
13 16 (7.02%) Symantec
14 13 (5.70%) Citrix
15 12 (5.26%) NetWitness
15 12 (5.26%) Radware