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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 233 252
Rank change year-on-year -40 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% 0.071% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 1.03% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +60.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.90% +37.50%  

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 538 388 291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.97% 6.93% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 450 311 223
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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
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 24 June 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 -25 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Nmap
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Qualys
3 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (10.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nmap
2 2 (20.00%) CSIRT
2 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (20.00%) Nexpose
2 2 (20.00%) QRadar
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee
2 3 (30.00%) Qualys
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (20.00%) NetWitness
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft