The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
UK
Rank 788 791 907
Rank change year-on-year +3 +116  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 79 173 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.17% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 2.08% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 141 48
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,747 £40,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £51,525 £51,875
% change year-on-year -7.81% -0.67%  

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7003 8333 7911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5685 6717 6285
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,600 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Nessus
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +1 77 £60,000 +9.09% 24
London +30 37 £65,000 +18.18% 10
South East +39 16 £65,000 +52.94% 7
Oxfordshire -13 10 £67,500 +58.82% 2
North West -5 8 £37,624 +41.97%
Manchester -11 8 £37,624 +41.97%
City of London +54 7 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +20 7 £40,000 -23.80%
West Midlands +29 4 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £40,000 +6.66%
South West +13 4 £55,000 -29.03% 3
Cambridge - 4 £40,000 -
Essex +17 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Surrey +34 2 £35,250 -51.37% 2
Kent +23 2 - -
Swindon +19 2 - - 1
Wiltshire +17 2 - - 1
Birmingham +8 2 £42,500 -34.61% 3
Leatherhead -3 2 £35,250 -51.37%
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 -
Chatham - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £37,747 -
Reading +27 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Scotland +24 1 - -
Hampshire +20 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +18 1 - -
Berkshire +16 1 £75,000 +76.47%
North Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Nessus.

1 160 (66.67%) Information Security
2 120 (50.00%) Linux
3 118 (49.17%) Windows
4 101 (42.08%) CISSP
5 97 (40.42%) Finance
6 93 (38.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 87 (36.25%) Penetration Testing
8 86 (35.83%) SIEM
9 81 (33.75%) Qualys
10 78 (32.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 78 (32.50%) GIAC
11 77 (32.08%) Splunk
12 67 (27.92%) CISM
13 66 (27.50%) Firewall
13 66 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
13 66 (27.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 60 (25.00%) Security Operations
15 59 (24.58%) CISA
16 54 (22.50%) Management Information System
17 53 (22.08%) Network Security
18 52 (21.67%) Python
19 51 (21.25%) Intel Security
19 51 (21.25%) Nmap
20 50 (20.83%) CyberArk
21 45 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
21 45 (18.75%) Banking
22 43 (17.92%) CEH
22 43 (17.92%) Microsoft
22 43 (17.92%) Active Directory
22 43 (17.92%) TCP/IP

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills 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 33 (13.75%) IIS
2 10 (4.17%) Apache
3 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.67%) SaaS
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.25%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.50%) Firewall
2 53 (22.08%) Network Security
3 43 (17.92%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.92%) LAN
4 19 (7.92%) WAN
5 16 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (5.83%) Internet
6 14 (5.83%) VPN
7 13 (5.42%) Wireshark
8 12 (5.00%) Wireless
9 9 (3.75%) SSH
10 6 (2.50%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.50%) MPLS
11 5 (2.08%) HTTP
12 4 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.67%) FTP
12 4 (1.67%) LDAP
12 4 (1.67%) SMTP
13 3 (1.25%) Broadband
13 3 (1.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 10 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (0.83%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (14.58%) Metasploit
2 24 (10.00%) Burp Suite
3 14 (5.83%) AppScan
4 12 (5.00%) Paros
4 12 (5.00%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.83%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (40.42%) Finance
2 45 (18.75%) Banking
3 28 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.58%) Games
5 4 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.42%) German Language
6 1 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (28.33%) Security Engineer
2 52 (21.67%) Analyst
3 45 (18.75%) Information Security Engineer
3 45 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 40 (16.67%) Tester
5 36 (15.00%) Penetration Tester
6 25 (10.42%) Administrator
7 23 (9.58%) Consultant
8 22 (9.17%) Security Consultant
9 21 (8.75%) Splunk Engineer
10 18 (7.50%) Security Tester
11 17 (7.08%) Information Analyst
11 17 (7.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 17 (7.08%) Windows Administrator
12 16 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
13 15 (6.25%) Security Specialist
14 11 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (4.58%) Senior Tester
15 10 (4.17%) IT Analyst
15 10 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.17%) SailPoint
2 8 (3.33%) Web Services
3 6 (2.50%) .NET
3 6 (2.50%) HTML
4 4 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.25%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.83%) CGI
6 2 (0.83%) XSL
7 1 (0.42%) LAMP
7 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.50%) Management Information System
2 22 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.17%) PKI
3 20 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.83%) Data Centre
6 13 (5.42%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.08%) iPad
10 4 (1.67%) CESG
10 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (50.00%) Linux
2 118 (49.17%) Windows
3 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.00%) Unix
5 24 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.83%) Kali Linux
7 14 (5.83%) VxWorks
8 6 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.08%) Debian
9 5 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.67%) Android
11 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.83%) KNOPPIX
11 2 (0.83%) Solaris
12 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.42%) HPUX
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (66.67%) Information Security
2 93 (38.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 87 (36.25%) Penetration Testing
4 86 (35.83%) SIEM
5 78 (32.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 66 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
6 66 (27.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 60 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 45 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
9 30 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 30 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 29 (12.08%) Identity Access Management
11 28 (11.67%) Risk Management
12 25 (10.42%) OWASP
13 23 (9.58%) Privileged Access Management
13 23 (9.58%) Security Testing
14 20 (8.33%) Information Assurance
14 20 (8.33%) Source Code Analysis
15 18 (7.50%) ITIL
16 17 (7.08%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.67%) Python
2 39 (16.25%) C
3 38 (15.83%) Java
4 35 (14.58%) C++
4 35 (14.58%) Perl
5 25 (10.42%) Ruby
6 22 (9.17%) SQL
7 16 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.00%) Bourne shell
8 12 (5.00%) Korn
9 11 (4.58%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.50%) C#
10 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (42.08%) CISSP
2 78 (32.50%) GIAC
3 67 (27.92%) CISM
4 59 (24.58%) CISA
5 43 (17.92%) CEH
6 40 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 28 (11.67%) OSCP
8 26 (10.83%) SANS
9 22 (9.17%) GCIH
10 21 (8.75%) CREST Certified
11 20 (8.33%) Degree
12 19 (7.92%) GSEC
13 18 (7.50%) MCSE
13 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (7.08%) MCSA
15 16 (6.67%) DV Cleared
16 15 (6.25%) GISF
16 15 (6.25%) SC Cleared
17 9 (3.75%) GPEN
17 9 (3.75%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.42%) PCI DSS
2 26 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.42%) GPG13
4 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.42%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.50%) XenServer
6 5 (2.08%) XenApp
7 3 (1.25%) Snort
7 3 (1.25%) vSphere
8 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 51 (21.25%) Nmap
2 42 (17.50%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (9.58%) PowerBroker
3 23 (9.58%) WSUS
4 21 (8.75%) SCCM
5 14 (5.83%) OpenVAS
6 11 (4.58%) QRadar
7 8 (3.33%) CSIRT
8 5 (2.08%) Core Impact
8 5 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (2.08%) Nexpose
9 4 (1.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (1.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.83%) Kibana
11 2 (0.83%) logstash
11 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.42%) Ansible
12 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (33.75%) Qualys
2 77 (32.08%) Splunk
3 51 (21.25%) Intel Security
4 50 (20.83%) CyberArk
5 43 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 32 (13.33%) VMware
7 30 (12.50%) Aveksa
8 27 (11.25%) Cybereason
9 23 (9.58%) Bomgar
10 22 (9.17%) Cisco
11 16 (6.67%) Palo Alto
11 16 (6.67%) Symantec
12 15 (6.25%) ArcSight
12 15 (6.25%) IBM
13 13 (5.42%) LogRhythm
13 13 (5.42%) TOWER Software
14 11 (4.58%) Oracle
15 10 (4.17%) Coverity
16 9 (3.75%) CheckPoint
16 9 (3.75%) HP
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 25% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago