The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Nessus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 235 248
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.035% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 0.55% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Median salary £37,624 £26,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.97% -17.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,874 £26,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% -4.54%  

Nessus is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 459 365 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.49% 6.35% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 392 273 296
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Nessus as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the North West

Nessus
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus in the North West.

Salary trend for Nessus in the North West

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the North West

Nessus
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 8 £37,624 +41.97%
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (45.45%) Nmap
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
5 2 (18.18%) QRadar
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (18.18%) CSIRT
5 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSL
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
1 2 (18.18%) sqlmap
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Process Management
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) OSCE
1 2 (18.18%) OSCP
2 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nmap
2 2 (18.18%) CSIRT
2 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 2 (18.18%) Nexpose
2 2 (18.18%) QRadar
3 1 (9.09%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Intel
3 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
3 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
3 2 (18.18%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire