Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 916 794
Rank change year-on-year +12 -122 +247
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 233 242 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 1.61% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 170 193 341
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,482 £36,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £78,875 £92,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +20.00%

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 16,497 15,068 16,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.95% 8.91% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13,079 12,482 13,215
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +6.93% +1.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -2 105 £62,500 +4.17% 12
South East +44 49 £57,500 -0.86% 8
North of England +56 35 £56,000 +35.76% 8
Yorkshire +54 26 £65,000 +57.58% 4
East of England - 17 £35,000 - 2
South West -4 15 £44,750 -18.64% 2
North West +24 9 £49,317 -3.77% 3
Midlands +8 7 £45,500 +21.33% 6
East Midlands - 5 £51,250 - 3
West Midlands +16 2 £45,500 +21.33% 3
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 115 (49.36%) Qualys
2 104 (44.64%) Information Security
3 102 (43.78%) Cybersecurity
4 100 (42.92%) SIEM
5 89 (38.20%) Splunk
6 84 (36.05%) Firewall
7 82 (35.19%) Linux
8 80 (34.33%) Windows
9 79 (33.91%) CISSP
10 71 (30.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 70 (30.04%) Penetration Testing
12 64 (27.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 62 (26.61%) Cisco
14 57 (24.46%) Metasploit
15 54 (23.18%) Finance
16 52 (22.32%) McAfee
16 52 (22.32%) Python
17 50 (21.46%) Nmap
18 46 (19.74%) OWASP
18 46 (19.74%) Security Operations
19 44 (18.88%) PCI DSS
20 43 (18.45%) ArcSight
21 42 (18.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 42 (18.03%) CEH
22 41 (17.60%) Network Security
22 41 (17.60%) Kali Linux
22 41 (17.60%) PowerShell
23 40 (17.17%) CyberArk
23 40 (17.17%) Identity Access Management
23 40 (17.17%) QRadar

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 14 (6.01%) Confluence
2 13 (5.58%) Apache
3 6 (2.58%) IIS
3 6 (2.58%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (16.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.73%) Office 365
3 18 (7.73%) SaaS
4 7 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.00%) IaaS
4 7 (3.00%) PaaS
4 7 (3.00%) Slack
5 5 (2.15%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.86%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (36.05%) Firewall
2 41 (17.60%) Network Security
3 36 (15.45%) TCP/IP
4 23 (9.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (9.44%) Wireshark
6 20 (8.58%) Sourcefire
7 17 (7.30%) DNS
8 16 (6.87%) WAN
9 15 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (6.44%) DHCP
10 14 (6.01%) LAN
11 10 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (4.29%) VPN
12 9 (3.86%) BGP
12 9 (3.86%) IPsec
12 9 (3.86%) OSPF
13 8 (3.43%) VLAN
13 8 (3.43%) VoIP
14 6 (2.58%) MPLS
14 6 (2.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.15%) MySQL
1 5 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.72%) Redis
3 2 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (24.46%) Metasploit
2 24 (10.30%) Burp Suite
3 20 (8.58%) JIRA
4 13 (5.58%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.43%) AppScan
6 7 (3.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.00%) HP UFT
6 7 (3.00%) JMeter
6 7 (3.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.29%) MSI
7 3 (1.29%) Paros
8 1 (0.43%) Ant
8 1 (0.43%) GDB
8 1 (0.43%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (0.43%) OllyDbg
8 1 (0.43%) WebScarab
8 1 (0.43%) WinDbg
General
1 54 (23.18%) Finance
2 23 (9.87%) Retail
3 16 (6.87%) Banking
4 13 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.86%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.00%) Marketing
7 6 (2.58%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (33.05%) Security Engineer
2 62 (26.61%) Analyst
3 47 (20.17%) Security Analyst
4 21 (9.01%) Information Analyst
4 21 (9.01%) Information Security Analyst
5 17 (7.30%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 17 (7.30%) Operations Engineer
6 16 (6.87%) Consultant
7 15 (6.44%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 14 (6.01%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (5.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 13 (5.58%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
11 11 (4.72%) Security Consultant
11 11 (4.72%) Senior Security Analyst
12 10 (4.29%) Network Consultant
12 10 (4.29%) Senior Information Analyst
12 10 (4.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
13 9 (3.86%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.01%) Web Services
2 13 (5.58%) .NET
3 12 (5.15%) SailPoint
4 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (2.15%) LAMP
5 5 (2.15%) LDAP
5 5 (2.15%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.72%) REST
7 1 (0.43%) CGI
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) OAuth
7 1 (0.43%) OpenID
7 1 (0.43%) SAML
7 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.15%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (4.72%) Analytical Mindset
5 11 (4.72%) PKI
6 10 (4.29%) NHS
7 9 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.15%) BYOD
9 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.15%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.86%) Fintech
12 2 (0.86%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (35.19%) Linux
2 80 (34.33%) Windows
3 41 (17.60%) Kali Linux
4 28 (12.02%) Unix
5 20 (8.58%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.58%) VMS
9 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.86%) Android
11 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.86%) CentOS
11 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (44.64%) Information Security
2 102 (43.78%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (42.92%) SIEM
4 71 (30.47%) Vulnerability Management
5 70 (30.04%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (19.74%) OWASP
6 46 (19.74%) Security Operations
7 42 (18.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 40 (17.17%) Identity Access Management
9 37 (15.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 36 (15.45%) Security Monitoring
11 35 (15.02%) Open Source
12 33 (14.16%) ITIL
12 33 (14.16%) Patch Management
13 29 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (11.16%) DevOps
15 23 (9.87%) Privileged Access Management
16 19 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (8.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.32%) Python
2 41 (17.60%) PowerShell
3 32 (13.73%) SQL
4 22 (9.44%) Bash Shell
4 22 (9.44%) PHP
5 17 (7.30%) Ruby
6 16 (6.87%) Perl
7 14 (6.01%) Java
8 13 (5.58%) C++
9 12 (5.15%) C
9 12 (5.15%) Go
10 11 (4.72%) C#
11 9 (3.86%) VB
12 8 (3.43%) VBScript
13 6 (2.58%) JavaScript
14 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (33.91%) CISSP
2 42 (18.03%) CEH
3 40 (17.17%) CISA
3 40 (17.17%) CISM
4 38 (16.31%) GIAC
5 35 (15.02%) SANS
6 27 (11.59%) Degree
7 23 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.30%) Security Cleared
9 16 (6.87%) OSCP
10 14 (6.01%) SSCP
11 12 (5.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (5.15%) CSSLP
12 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
13 10 (4.29%) CCNP
13 10 (4.29%) GCIH
14 9 (3.86%) OSCE
15 8 (3.43%) CCNA
15 8 (3.43%) CREST Certified
16 7 (3.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (27.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (18.88%) PCI DSS
3 22 (9.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (5.15%) COBIT
4 12 (5.15%) GDPR
4 12 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (3.43%) SLA
6 7 (3.00%) WCAG
7 5 (2.15%) PMO
8 4 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.43%) FINRA
9 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.15%) Docker
3 17 (7.30%) Snort
4 10 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.15%) KVM
6 5 (2.15%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.29%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.86%) Squid
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (21.46%) Nmap
2 40 (17.17%) QRadar
3 31 (13.30%) Nexpose
4 29 (12.45%) OpenVAS
5 24 (10.30%) McAfee ePO
6 19 (8.15%) Puppet
7 13 (5.58%) SCOM
8 12 (5.15%) Core Impact
9 10 (4.29%) EnCase
9 10 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (4.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 10 (4.29%) Suricata
10 8 (3.43%) Kubernetes
10 8 (3.43%) SCCM
10 8 (3.43%) Terraform
11 7 (3.00%) FTK
11 7 (3.00%) Nagios
12 6 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (2.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (2.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 115 (49.36%) Qualys
2 89 (38.20%) Splunk
3 62 (26.61%) Cisco
4 52 (22.32%) McAfee
5 43 (18.45%) ArcSight
6 40 (17.17%) CyberArk
7 34 (14.59%) LogRhythm
8 33 (14.16%) Palo Alto
9 29 (12.45%) Rapid7
10 28 (12.02%) Microsoft
11 26 (11.16%) AlienVault
12 20 (8.58%) NetWitness
13 19 (8.15%) CheckPoint
13 19 (8.15%) SolarWinds
13 19 (8.15%) VMware
14 18 (7.73%) Aveksa
14 18 (7.73%) Bomgar
15 15 (6.44%) Symantec
15 15 (6.44%) Tripwire
16 14 (6.01%) Juniper