Period
to 19 July 2019

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 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 848 958 941
Rank change year-on-year +110 -17 -48
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 235 251 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.26% 1.40% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 180 218 229
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,925 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -15.91%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 18,607 17,874 15,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 10.27% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,194 14,118 12,776
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nessus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Top 14 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 6 months to 19 July 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
England +90 229 £60,000 - 41
London +116 115 £70,000 - 11
UK excluding London +15 110 £50,000 -9.09% 33
North of England +6 42 £44,323 -20.85% 4
South East +1 40 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Yorkshire +18 32 £48,390 -3.22%
Midlands +37 14 £47,500 -9.52% 5
West Midlands +31 9 £46,250 -11.90% 3
North West +5 8 £45,000 -25.00% 3
South West +3 7 £24,250 -46.11% 3
East of England +62 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East Midlands - 5 £100,000 - 2
North East +13 2 £36,662 +16.39% 1
Wales +5 2 £46,250 -22.92% 2

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 with a requirement for Nessus.

1 119 (50.64%) Information Security
2 113 (48.09%) SIEM
3 110 (46.81%) Cybersecurity
3 110 (46.81%) Linux
4 108 (45.96%) Splunk
5 98 (41.70%) Finance
5 98 (41.70%) Penetration Testing
6 95 (40.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 86 (36.60%) Qualys
7 86 (36.60%) CISSP
8 81 (34.47%) Degree
9 77 (32.77%) Python
9 77 (32.77%) McAfee
10 70 (29.79%) Windows
11 63 (26.81%) LogRhythm
12 61 (25.96%) CISM
12 61 (25.96%) Firewall
13 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (24.26%) Management Information System
14 57 (24.26%) Java
15 54 (22.98%) CISA
15 54 (22.98%) McAfee ePO
16 52 (22.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 52 (22.13%) Identity Access Management
17 50 (21.28%) SCCM
18 49 (20.85%) GIAC
19 47 (20.00%) Cisco
20 46 (19.57%) SailPoint
21 45 (19.15%) Palo Alto
21 45 (19.15%) C++

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 24 (10.21%) IIS
2 14 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.53%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.68%) Confluence
5 7 (2.98%) Apache
6 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.85%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (11.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (7.23%) Office 365
5 14 (5.96%) SaaS
6 10 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.98%) IaaS
7 7 (2.98%) OpenDNS
7 7 (2.98%) PaaS
8 6 (2.55%) Slack
9 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.96%) Firewall
2 36 (15.32%) DNS
3 31 (13.19%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.94%) DHCP
5 18 (7.66%) VPN
6 17 (7.23%) Network Security
7 14 (5.96%) WAN
8 13 (5.53%) LAN
8 13 (5.53%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (5.11%) Skype
9 12 (5.11%) Wireless
10 9 (3.83%) BGP
10 9 (3.83%) MPLS
11 8 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (3.40%) SAN
12 7 (2.98%) IPsec
13 6 (2.55%) NGN
13 6 (2.55%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (17.02%) Metasploit
2 33 (14.04%) Burp Suite
3 21 (8.94%) SonarQube
4 20 (8.51%) JIRA
5 18 (7.66%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.68%) Snyk
7 9 (3.83%) GitLab
8 8 (3.40%) AppScan
9 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.98%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.55%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.55%) JMeter
10 6 (2.55%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.28%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.28%) Cobertura
11 3 (1.28%) Gradle
11 3 (1.28%) Paros
11 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.28%) WebScarab
General
1 98 (41.70%) Finance
2 24 (10.21%) Banking
3 7 (2.98%) Back Office
4 6 (2.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (28.94%) Analyst
2 52 (22.13%) Security Analyst
3 41 (17.45%) Security Engineer
4 28 (11.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 28 (11.91%) Security Manager
5 25 (10.64%) Information Manager
5 25 (10.64%) Information Security Manager
6 20 (8.51%) Head of Information
6 20 (8.51%) Head of Information Security
6 20 (8.51%) Head of Security
7 17 (7.23%) SOC Analyst
8 15 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.11%) Consultant
10 11 (4.68%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 11 (4.68%) Information Security Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Penetration Tester
10 11 (4.68%) Tester
11 10 (4.26%) Architect
11 10 (4.26%) Security Architect
11 10 (4.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.57%) SailPoint
2 11 (4.68%) OAuth
2 11 (4.68%) OpenID
2 11 (4.68%) SAML
3 7 (2.98%) Web Services
4 6 (2.55%) .NET
5 4 (1.70%) CGI
5 4 (1.70%) HTML
5 4 (1.70%) Middleware
5 4 (1.70%) XML
6 3 (1.28%) boto
6 3 (1.28%) LAMP
7 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.43%) Express
8 1 (0.43%) Flash
8 1 (0.43%) Kafka
8 1 (0.43%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.43%) Sass
8 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.26%) Management Information System
2 31 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.11%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.68%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (3.83%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.40%) PKI
8 6 (2.55%) CMDB
8 6 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.13%) NHS
10 4 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 110 (46.81%) Linux
2 70 (29.79%) Windows
3 31 (13.19%) Kali Linux
4 27 (11.49%) Windows Server
5 19 (8.09%) Unix
6 16 (6.81%) Windows 10
7 14 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.26%) Solaris
9 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.98%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (50.64%) Information Security
2 113 (48.09%) SIEM
3 110 (46.81%) Cybersecurity
4 98 (41.70%) Penetration Testing
5 95 (40.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (22.13%) Identity Access Management
7 52 (22.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 41 (17.45%) Security Operations
9 34 (14.47%) Antivirus Management
10 32 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (13.19%) OWASP
11 31 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (12.34%) High Availability
12 29 (12.34%) High-Frequency Trading
12 29 (12.34%) Market Making
13 26 (11.06%) DevOps
13 26 (11.06%) Security Testing
14 24 (10.21%) ITIL
15 23 (9.79%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.77%) Python
2 57 (24.26%) Java
3 45 (19.15%) C++
4 26 (11.06%) PowerShell
5 23 (9.79%) SQL
6 19 (8.09%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.23%) Perl
8 15 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.53%) Go
10 12 (5.11%) C#
11 8 (3.40%) VB
12 6 (2.55%) Ruby
13 5 (2.13%) Bourne shell
13 5 (2.13%) Korn
13 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.43%) PHP
14 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (36.60%) CISSP
2 81 (34.47%) Degree
3 61 (25.96%) CISM
4 54 (22.98%) CISA
5 49 (20.85%) GIAC
6 36 (15.32%) SANS
7 31 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (10.64%) CREST Certified
9 23 (9.79%) CEH
10 18 (7.66%) CCNA
11 17 (7.23%) OSCP
12 15 (6.38%) IISP
13 14 (5.96%) CCNP
14 12 (5.11%) OSCE
15 11 (4.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 11 (4.68%) GISF
16 10 (4.26%) GPEN
17 8 (3.40%) CCSP
17 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
17 8 (3.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (12.34%) PCI DSS
3 25 (10.64%) NIST
4 17 (7.23%) GDPR
5 12 (5.11%) ISO 9001
6 9 (3.83%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (2.98%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (2.98%) ISO 22301
8 7 (2.98%) ISO 31000
8 7 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (2.55%) WCAG
10 3 (1.28%) RMADS
11 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 40 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.11%) Docker
4 12 (5.11%) vSphere
5 11 (4.68%) XenApp
6 7 (2.98%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.85%) iptables
8 2 (0.85%) NFS
8 2 (0.85%) Postfix
8 2 (0.85%) Samba
8 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.43%) LXC
9 1 (0.43%) Snort
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (22.98%) McAfee ePO
2 50 (21.28%) SCCM
3 45 (19.15%) Nmap
4 25 (10.64%) QRadar
5 14 (5.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 14 (5.96%) CSIRT
5 14 (5.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (5.96%) Puppet
6 12 (5.11%) IBM Guardium
6 12 (5.11%) Kubernetes
6 12 (5.11%) WSUS
7 11 (4.68%) Sysdig
8 10 (4.26%) FortiGate
9 7 (2.98%) Terraform
9 7 (2.98%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 5 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.13%) OSSEC
10 5 (2.13%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.70%) Nagios
11 4 (1.70%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 108 (45.96%) Splunk
2 86 (36.60%) Qualys
3 77 (32.77%) McAfee
4 63 (26.81%) LogRhythm
5 47 (20.00%) Cisco
6 45 (19.15%) Palo Alto
7 44 (18.72%) ArcSight
7 44 (18.72%) Aveksa
8 43 (18.30%) SolarWinds
9 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
10 37 (15.74%) VMware
11 29 (12.34%) Symantec
12 23 (9.79%) IBM
13 21 (8.94%) CheckPoint
14 17 (7.23%) Meraki
15 16 (6.81%) CyberArk
15 16 (6.81%) HP
16 14 (5.96%) Citrix
16 14 (5.96%) Google
17 13 (5.53%) Tripwire