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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 729 902
Rank change year-on-year +29 +173  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 158 189 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.16% 2.23% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 139 140 57
Median salary £56,000 £57,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +24.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25%  

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 7321 8491 8167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.52% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5844 6905 6468
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +48 157 £56,000 -2.60% 16
London +76 106 £60,000 - 8
South East +22 19 £36,250 -36.95% 1
City of London +42 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -5 14 £35,000 -39.13% 1
South West +6 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Cornwall - 11 £55,000 -
West Midlands +37 8 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Birmingham +15 5 £37,500 -44.44% 1
East of England -10 5 £40,000 -23.80%
Manchester -23 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North West -36 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Essex -6 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £56,250 -
Leeds - 2 £47,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £47,500 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Surrey +45 1 £37,500 -48.27%
Kent +22 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire +15 1 - -
Scotland +13 1 - -
Reading +12 1 - -
Leatherhead +1 1 £37,500 -48.27%
Beckenham - 1 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £72,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 154 (64.71%) Information Security
2 127 (53.36%) CISSP
3 125 (52.52%) Linux
4 120 (50.42%) SIEM
5 97 (40.76%) Splunk
6 94 (39.50%) CISM
7 89 (37.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 86 (36.13%) GIAC
9 85 (35.71%) Finance
10 82 (34.45%) Firewall
10 82 (34.45%) Qualys
11 80 (33.61%) Windows
12 78 (32.77%) McAfee
13 67 (28.15%) CyberArk
14 64 (26.89%) Network Security
14 64 (26.89%) CISA
15 62 (26.05%) CEH
15 62 (26.05%) Cybersecurity
16 58 (24.37%) Banking
16 58 (24.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 54 (22.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 54 (22.69%) LogRhythm
17 54 (22.69%) McAfee ePO
18 53 (22.27%) Penetration Testing
18 53 (22.27%) Python
19 52 (21.85%) Management Information System
20 51 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 50 (21.01%) Security Operations
22 48 (20.17%) Symantec
23 46 (19.33%) GSEC

Nessus
Co-occurring 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 9 (3.78%) IIS
2 8 (3.36%) Apache
3 6 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.20%) SaaS
2 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.78%) Office 365
3 7 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (34.45%) Firewall
2 64 (26.89%) Network Security
3 30 (12.61%) TCP/IP
4 29 (12.18%) VPN
5 25 (10.50%) WAN
6 24 (10.08%) Internet
7 22 (9.24%) LAN
8 21 (8.82%) Wireless
9 19 (7.98%) DNS
10 17 (7.14%) SSH
11 16 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (6.30%) HTTP
13 14 (5.88%) SMTP
14 12 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (5.04%) IPsec
14 12 (5.04%) SSL
15 11 (4.62%) FTP
15 11 (4.62%) LDAP
16 10 (4.20%) DHCP
17 9 (3.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.68%) MySQL
4 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.84%) Looker
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (19.33%) Metasploit
2 17 (7.14%) Burp Suite
3 15 (6.30%) AppScan
3 15 (6.30%) Paros
4 13 (5.46%) WebScarab
5 6 (2.52%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 85 (35.71%) Finance
2 58 (24.37%) Banking
3 28 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.04%) Legal
5 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (32.77%) Analyst
2 73 (30.67%) Security Analyst
3 55 (23.11%) Security Engineer
4 37 (15.55%) Consultant
4 37 (15.55%) Security Consultant
5 30 (12.61%) Information Security Engineer
6 22 (9.24%) Information Analyst
6 22 (9.24%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (7.98%) Security Manager
8 17 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
8 17 (7.14%) Tester
9 16 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (6.72%) IT Analyst
9 16 (6.72%) IT Security Analyst
10 15 (6.30%) Splunk Engineer
11 14 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 13 (5.46%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 12 (5.04%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 11 (4.62%) Finance Manager
14 11 (4.62%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.81%) SailPoint
2 14 (5.88%) Web Services
3 4 (1.68%) HTML
3 4 (1.68%) XML
4 3 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.84%) .NET
5 2 (0.84%) CGI
5 2 (0.84%) XSL
6 1 (0.42%) LAMP
6 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.85%) Management Information System
2 28 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (6.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.04%) PKI
6 11 (4.62%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (4.20%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (3.36%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.36%) NHS
10 6 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.26%) iPad
14 2 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
14 2 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.52%) Linux
2 80 (33.61%) Windows
3 24 (10.08%) Kali Linux
4 23 (9.66%) Unix
5 17 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 12 (5.04%) Android
6 12 (5.04%) Apple iOS
7 10 (4.20%) Debian
7 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.78%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.36%) CentOS
9 8 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.52%) VxWorks
10 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.26%) Solaris
12 2 (0.84%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.84%) HPUX
12 2 (0.84%) KNOPPIX
12 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (64.71%) Information Security
2 120 (50.42%) SIEM
3 89 (37.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 62 (26.05%) Cybersecurity
5 54 (22.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 53 (22.27%) Penetration Testing
7 51 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 50 (21.01%) Security Operations
9 37 (15.55%) Security Monitoring
10 32 (13.45%) Incident Management
11 31 (13.03%) OWASP
11 31 (13.03%) Privileged Access Management
12 27 (11.34%) Ethical Hacking
13 22 (9.24%) Analytics
13 22 (9.24%) Identity Access Management
13 22 (9.24%) Security Testing
14 19 (7.98%) Security Architecture
15 17 (7.14%) Social Engineering
16 15 (6.30%) Data Protection
16 15 (6.30%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.27%) Python
2 27 (11.34%) Java
3 26 (10.92%) Perl
4 18 (7.56%) Ruby
4 18 (7.56%) SQL
5 16 (6.72%) C
5 16 (6.72%) C++
6 15 (6.30%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.30%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.88%) Bourne shell
7 14 (5.88%) Korn
8 6 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.26%) C#
10 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (53.36%) CISSP
2 94 (39.50%) CISM
3 86 (36.13%) GIAC
4 64 (26.89%) CISA
5 62 (26.05%) CEH
6 46 (19.33%) GSEC
7 36 (15.13%) GISF
8 32 (13.45%) OSCP
9 29 (12.18%) Degree
10 26 (10.92%) SANS
11 25 (10.50%) Security Cleared
12 18 (7.56%) CREST Certified
13 13 (5.46%) RHCA
13 13 (5.46%) RHCE
13 13 (5.46%) RHCSA
13 13 (5.46%) SC Cleared
14 12 (5.04%) GCIH
15 10 (4.20%) GCIA
15 10 (4.20%) Security+ Certification
15 10 (4.20%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (24.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (13.45%) PCI DSS
3 18 (7.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 12 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27002
6 5 (2.10%) COBIT
7 2 (0.84%) GDPR
8 1 (0.42%) GPG13
8 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.42%) QA
8 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (14.71%) Snort
2 29 (12.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.94%) pfSense
6 5 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.10%) XenApp
7 4 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) Docker
9 1 (0.42%) NFS
9 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (22.69%) McAfee ePO
2 42 (17.65%) Nmap
3 31 (13.03%) QRadar
4 28 (11.76%) PowerBroker
5 25 (10.50%) Nexpose
6 24 (10.08%) SCCM
7 15 (6.30%) OpenVAS
7 15 (6.30%) WSUS
8 13 (5.46%) Core Impact
9 12 (5.04%) CSIRT
10 10 (4.20%) EnCase
10 10 (4.20%) RSA Security Analytics
11 5 (2.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (2.10%) Defensics
11 5 (2.10%) OSSEC
12 4 (1.68%) FortiGate
12 4 (1.68%) HP Fortify
13 3 (1.26%) Puppet
13 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.84%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 97 (40.76%) Splunk
2 82 (34.45%) Qualys
3 78 (32.77%) McAfee
4 67 (28.15%) CyberArk
5 54 (22.69%) LogRhythm
6 48 (20.17%) Symantec
7 44 (18.49%) Palo Alto
8 43 (18.07%) AlienVault
9 41 (17.23%) Cisco
10 40 (16.81%) Aveksa
11 28 (11.76%) Bomgar
12 27 (11.34%) Rapid7
13 24 (10.08%) Microsoft
14 19 (7.98%) Sophos
15 16 (6.72%) CheckPoint
15 16 (6.72%) Cybereason
15 16 (6.72%) Oracle
16 15 (6.30%) ArcSight
16 15 (6.30%) IBM
17 14 (5.88%) SolarWinds
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Adeptis Group
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago