Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 823 949 871
Rank change year-on-year +126 -78 +151
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 270 227 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.66% 1.49% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 200 168 230
England median annual salary £52,133 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,000 £38,025 £37,750
90th Percentile £96,000 £72,875 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,133 £50,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -15.83% +9.09%

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 16,249 15,213 14,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.54% 9.26% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12,773 12,441 11,872
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +3.50%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +5 126 £60,000 +9.09% 12
North of England +82 55 £52,133 +15.85% 9
South East +58 49 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +70 37 £52,133 +15.85% 5
North West +41 17 £52,133 -13.11% 4
South West +25 16 £41,500 -11.70% 7
East of England +57 10 £35,000 - 2
Midlands +30 8 £39,000 -25.71% 5
West Midlands +20 4 £39,000 -25.71% 2
East Midlands - 4 £51,250 - 3
North East - 1 £36,823 -
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 145 (53.70%) Cybersecurity
2 126 (46.67%) SIEM
3 118 (43.70%) Information Security
4 109 (40.37%) Splunk
5 104 (38.52%) Qualys
6 99 (36.67%) Windows
7 94 (34.81%) Cisco
7 94 (34.81%) Firewall
8 91 (33.70%) Penetration Testing
9 87 (32.22%) CISSP
10 82 (30.37%) Vulnerability Management
11 78 (28.89%) Finance
12 75 (27.78%) OWASP
13 73 (27.04%) Linux
14 66 (24.44%) McAfee
15 61 (22.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 61 (22.59%) Palo Alto
16 59 (21.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 59 (21.85%) Nmap
17 58 (21.48%) GIAC
17 58 (21.48%) CISM
18 57 (21.11%) CEH
18 57 (21.11%) LogRhythm
19 55 (20.37%) Metasploit
20 50 (18.52%) Symantec
21 48 (17.78%) CISA
21 48 (17.78%) Security Operations
22 47 (17.41%) CheckPoint
22 47 (17.41%) Python
23 46 (17.04%) Cisco Certification

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 32 (11.85%) Confluence
2 14 (5.19%) IIS
3 9 (3.33%) Apache
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.78%) Office 365
3 21 (7.78%) Slack
4 10 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.59%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.74%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (34.81%) Firewall
2 44 (16.30%) BGP
3 41 (15.19%) IPsec
4 40 (14.81%) Network Security
5 36 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 30 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 30 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 28 (10.37%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (9.26%) WAN
9 23 (8.52%) LAN
10 19 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (7.04%) OSPF
11 18 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (6.67%) MPLS
11 18 (6.67%) Sourcefire
11 18 (6.67%) VoIP
12 15 (5.56%) DNS
12 15 (5.56%) WLAN
13 13 (4.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.85%) MySQL
3 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (20.37%) Metasploit
2 45 (16.67%) Burp Suite
3 43 (15.93%) JIRA
4 27 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 21 (7.78%) Git (software)
5 21 (7.78%) HP UFT
5 21 (7.78%) JMeter
5 21 (7.78%) LoadRunner
6 12 (4.44%) AppScan
7 4 (1.48%) MSI
8 2 (0.74%) Paros
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.37%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.37%) GDB
9 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.37%) WebScarab
9 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 78 (28.89%) Finance
2 39 (14.44%) Banking
3 34 (12.59%) Retail
4 16 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.96%) Marketing
7 5 (1.85%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Electronics
8 3 (1.11%) Local Government
8 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (31.48%) Security Engineer
2 61 (22.59%) Analyst
3 41 (15.19%) Security Analyst
4 25 (9.26%) Head of Finance
4 25 (9.26%) Head of Information
4 25 (9.26%) Head of Information Security
4 25 (9.26%) Head of Security
5 23 (8.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 23 (8.52%) Network Engineer
5 23 (8.52%) Operations Engineer
6 21 (7.78%) Test Engineer
7 19 (7.04%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 16 (5.93%) Consultant
9 14 (5.19%) Senior Test Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) Vulnerability Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Applications Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) Information Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) SOC Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.11%) SailPoint
2 16 (5.93%) .NET
2 16 (5.93%) Web Services
3 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.85%) LAMP
4 5 (1.85%) LDAP
4 5 (1.85%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.85%) REST
5 4 (1.48%) Middleware
6 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.37%) CGI
7 1 (0.37%) Express
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
7 1 (0.37%) OAuth
7 1 (0.37%) OpenID
7 1 (0.37%) SAML
7 1 (0.37%) Sass
7 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.63%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.04%) PKI
4 17 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.96%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.48%) BYOD
10 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.48%) NHS
11 3 (1.11%) Fintech
12 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (36.67%) Windows
2 73 (27.04%) Linux
3 35 (12.96%) Kali Linux
4 32 (11.85%) Unix
5 27 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.11%) VMS
11 2 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Android
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (53.70%) Cybersecurity
2 126 (46.67%) SIEM
3 118 (43.70%) Information Security
4 91 (33.70%) Penetration Testing
5 82 (30.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 75 (27.78%) OWASP
7 59 (21.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 48 (17.78%) Security Operations
9 41 (15.19%) Identity Access Management
9 41 (15.19%) Patch Management
10 33 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (11.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 31 (11.48%) Line Management
12 31 (11.48%) Open Source
13 30 (11.11%) DevOps
14 28 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (10.00%) ITIL
15 27 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 26 (9.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.41%) Python
2 46 (17.04%) PowerShell
3 33 (12.22%) SQL
4 23 (8.52%) Bash Shell
5 17 (6.30%) C++
6 16 (5.93%) C
7 13 (4.81%) VB
8 11 (4.07%) PHP
9 10 (3.70%) C#
9 10 (3.70%) Java
9 10 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.33%) Ruby
10 9 (3.33%) VBScript
11 8 (2.96%) Perl
12 6 (2.22%) Go
12 6 (2.22%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (32.22%) CISSP
2 58 (21.48%) CISM
2 58 (21.48%) GIAC
3 57 (21.11%) CEH
4 48 (17.78%) CISA
5 46 (17.04%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (17.04%) SANS
6 37 (13.70%) Degree
7 36 (13.33%) CCNP
8 31 (11.48%) CCNA
9 25 (9.26%) CCIE
9 25 (9.26%) GISF
10 21 (7.78%) Security Cleared
11 19 (7.04%) OSCP
12 13 (4.81%) CREST Certified
13 12 (4.44%) SC Cleared
14 11 (4.07%) OSCE
15 10 (3.70%) SSCP
16 9 (3.33%) GPEN
16 9 (3.33%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (22.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (15.56%) PCI DSS
3 21 (7.78%) WCAG
4 18 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (6.30%) GDPR
6 4 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.48%) PMO
7 3 (1.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.37%) QA
8 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.89%) Snort
3 15 (5.56%) Docker
4 14 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.85%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.48%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.48%) KVM
8 2 (0.74%) Squid
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (21.85%) Nmap
2 38 (14.07%) McAfee ePO
3 35 (12.96%) QRadar
4 33 (12.22%) SCCM
5 22 (8.15%) Nexpose
6 16 (5.93%) Puppet
7 15 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 15 (5.56%) OpenVAS
8 14 (5.19%) Nagios
9 13 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (4.07%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 11 (4.07%) CSIRT
12 10 (3.70%) EnCase
12 10 (3.70%) Suricata
13 9 (3.33%) FTK
13 9 (3.33%) HP Fortify
13 9 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 8 (2.96%) Kubernetes
14 8 (2.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 109 (40.37%) Splunk
2 104 (38.52%) Qualys
3 94 (34.81%) Cisco
4 66 (24.44%) McAfee
5 61 (22.59%) Palo Alto
6 57 (21.11%) LogRhythm
7 50 (18.52%) Symantec
8 47 (17.41%) CheckPoint
9 39 (14.44%) ArcSight
10 38 (14.07%) FireEye
11 35 (12.96%) Juniper
11 35 (12.96%) Rapid7
12 33 (12.22%) Blue Coat
13 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
14 28 (10.37%) CyberArk
15 27 (10.00%) IBM
16 25 (9.26%) Aveksa
17 21 (7.78%) Tripwire
17 21 (7.78%) VMware
18 20 (7.41%) Fortinet