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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 778 917
Rank change year-on-year +13 +139  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 87 172 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 2.03% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 72 142 50
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,525 £40,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -19.04% -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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7066 8475 7990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.26% 8.10% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5721 6833 6351
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 £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 30 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 30 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 -6 85 £60,000 +9.09% 24
London +29 46 £65,000 +15.55% 9
South East +25 15 £62,500 +47.05% 6
Oxfordshire -10 9 £65,000 +44.44% 2
City of London +39 8 £60,000 +14.28%
North West -10 8 £37,624 +41.97% 1
Manchester -18 8 £37,624 +41.97% 1
East of England +29 7 £40,000 -23.80% 1
West Midlands +31 5 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridge - 4 £40,000 -
South West +30 3 £55,000 -29.03% 4
Birmingham +18 3 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Essex +12 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Surrey +45 2 £35,250 -51.37% 2
Kent +22 2 - -
Leatherhead -6 2 £35,250 -51.37%
Chatham - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £37,747 -
Reading +31 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Berkshire +23 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Wiltshire +21 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +20 1 - -
Hampshire +18 1 - - 2
Scotland +13 1 - -
Swindon +12 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +8 1 - -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Newtownards - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 156 (67.83%) Information Security
2 118 (51.30%) Linux
3 108 (46.96%) Windows
4 99 (43.04%) CISSP
5 97 (42.17%) Finance
6 92 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 87 (37.83%) SIEM
8 79 (34.35%) GIAC
9 78 (33.91%) Penetration Testing
9 78 (33.91%) Splunk
10 73 (31.74%) Qualys
11 68 (29.57%) CISM
12 66 (28.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 63 (27.39%) Firewall
14 61 (26.52%) Cybersecurity
14 61 (26.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 58 (25.22%) Security Operations
16 57 (24.78%) Intel Security
17 56 (24.35%) CISA
17 56 (24.35%) CyberArk
18 52 (22.61%) Management Information System
18 52 (22.61%) Network Security
19 49 (21.30%) Banking
20 48 (20.87%) Python
21 47 (20.43%) Nmap
21 47 (20.43%) McAfee ePO
22 42 (18.26%) Active Directory
22 42 (18.26%) Security Monitoring
23 41 (17.83%) Microsoft
24 40 (17.39%) CEH

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 27 (11.74%) IIS
2 10 (4.35%) Apache
3 4 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.09%) SaaS
3 7 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.30%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (27.39%) Firewall
2 52 (22.61%) Network Security
3 37 (16.09%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.26%) LAN
4 19 (8.26%) WAN
5 15 (6.52%) Internet
5 15 (6.52%) VPN
6 13 (5.65%) Wireshark
7 12 (5.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (5.22%) Wireless
8 9 (3.91%) SSH
9 6 (2.61%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.61%) MPLS
10 5 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.74%) FTP
11 4 (1.74%) HTTP
11 4 (1.74%) LDAP
11 4 (1.74%) SMTP
12 3 (1.30%) IPsec
12 3 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.61%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (14.35%) Metasploit
2 23 (10.00%) Burp Suite
3 14 (6.09%) AppScan
4 12 (5.22%) Paros
4 12 (5.22%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.87%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (42.17%) Finance
2 49 (21.30%) Banking
3 23 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.91%) Games
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (29.57%) Security Engineer
2 50 (21.74%) Analyst
3 45 (19.57%) Information Security Engineer
4 43 (18.70%) Security Analyst
5 34 (14.78%) Tester
6 31 (13.48%) Penetration Tester
7 23 (10.00%) Consultant
8 22 (9.57%) Administrator
8 22 (9.57%) Security Consultant
8 22 (9.57%) Splunk Engineer
9 17 (7.39%) Information Analyst
9 17 (7.39%) Information Security Analyst
10 15 (6.52%) Security Tester
11 14 (6.09%) Security Penetration Tester
11 14 (6.09%) Security Specialist
11 14 (6.09%) Windows Administrator
12 11 (4.78%) IT Analyst
12 11 (4.78%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (3.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 9 (3.91%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.30%) SailPoint
2 7 (3.04%) Web Services
3 5 (2.17%) .NET
3 5 (2.17%) HTML
4 4 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.30%) XML
6 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.87%) CGI
6 2 (0.87%) XSL
7 1 (0.43%) LAMP
7 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.61%) Management Information System
2 23 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.39%) PKI
4 16 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
7 11 (4.78%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (3.48%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (2.17%) iPad
12 4 (1.74%) CESG
12 4 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.43%) NHS
14 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 118 (51.30%) Linux
2 108 (46.96%) Windows
3 29 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (11.30%) Windows Server
5 25 (10.87%) Unix
5 25 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.65%) Kali Linux
8 12 (5.22%) VxWorks
9 6 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.17%) Debian
10 5 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.74%) Android
12 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.87%) KNOPPIX
12 2 (0.87%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (67.83%) Information Security
2 92 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 87 (37.83%) SIEM
4 78 (33.91%) Penetration Testing
5 66 (28.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 61 (26.52%) Cybersecurity
6 61 (26.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 58 (25.22%) Security Operations
8 42 (18.26%) Security Monitoring
9 30 (13.04%) Incident Management
10 29 (12.61%) Identity Access Management
11 26 (11.30%) Risk Management
12 25 (10.87%) Ethical Hacking
13 24 (10.43%) Privileged Access Management
14 21 (9.13%) OWASP
15 20 (8.70%) Security Testing
16 19 (8.26%) Information Assurance
17 17 (7.39%) ITIL
17 17 (7.39%) Source Code Analysis
18 16 (6.96%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.87%) Python
2 35 (15.22%) C
3 33 (14.35%) Perl
4 32 (13.91%) Java
5 30 (13.04%) C++
6 26 (11.30%) Ruby
7 21 (9.13%) SQL
8 13 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.65%) Bourne shell
8 13 (5.65%) Korn
9 10 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.61%) C#
12 4 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (43.04%) CISSP
2 79 (34.35%) GIAC
3 68 (29.57%) CISM
4 56 (24.35%) CISA
5 40 (17.39%) CEH
6 35 (15.22%) Security Cleared
7 25 (10.87%) OSCP
7 25 (10.87%) SANS
8 22 (9.57%) GSEC
9 21 (9.13%) Degree
10 20 (8.70%) CREST Certified
10 20 (8.70%) GCIH
11 19 (8.26%) GISF
12 15 (6.52%) MCSE
12 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (6.09%) DV Cleared
13 14 (6.09%) MCSA
13 14 (6.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (3.48%) CHECK Team Leader
15 7 (3.04%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.78%) PCI DSS
2 28 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) GPG13
4 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.43%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.43%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.09%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.61%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.61%) XenServer
6 5 (2.17%) Snort
6 5 (2.17%) XenApp
7 3 (1.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 47 (20.43%) McAfee ePO
1 47 (20.43%) Nmap
2 23 (10.00%) PowerBroker
3 22 (9.57%) SCCM
4 21 (9.13%) WSUS
5 12 (5.22%) QRadar
6 11 (4.78%) OpenVAS
7 8 (3.48%) CSIRT
8 6 (2.61%) Nexpose
9 5 (2.17%) Core Impact
9 5 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (1.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.87%) EnCase
12 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.87%) Kibana
12 2 (0.87%) logstash
12 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.43%) Ansible
13 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (33.91%) Splunk
2 73 (31.74%) Qualys
3 57 (24.78%) Intel Security
4 56 (24.35%) CyberArk
5 41 (17.83%) Microsoft
6 33 (14.35%) Aveksa
7 29 (12.61%) VMware
8 27 (11.74%) Cybereason
9 24 (10.43%) Cisco
10 23 (10.00%) Bomgar
11 22 (9.57%) Palo Alto
12 21 (9.13%) Symantec
13 15 (6.52%) IBM
13 15 (6.52%) LogRhythm
14 12 (5.22%) Oracle
14 12 (5.22%) TOWER Software
15 10 (4.35%) ArcSight
15 10 (4.35%) CheckPoint
16 9 (3.91%) BeyondTrust
16 9 (3.91%) HP
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago