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

Tenable Nessus
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 697 727 864
Rank change year-on-year +30 +137  
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 177 210 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.25% 2.46% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 156 146 74
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -13.63% +41.93%  

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 7871 8536 8306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.68% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6378 6950 6560
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 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +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 June 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 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
England +25 176 £55,000 -4.34% 13
London +76 113 £60,000 - 7
South East -19 26 £42,500 -26.08% 1
South West +6 18 £55,000 +37.50%
City of London +38 17 £50,000 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -22 16 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
West Midlands +21 11 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Oxford +10 6 £47,500 - 1
Reading +18 5 £58,000 +0.86%
West Yorkshire +15 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Birmingham +13 5 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Berkshire +8 5 £58,000 +0.86%
Yorkshire -3 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Coventry - 5 - -
Leeds - 4 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Mitcheldean - 3 £40,000 -
Surrey +30 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Bristol -23 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Manchester -33 2 £35,000 -17.64%
North West -37 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £56,250 -
Scotland +18 1 - -
Kent +9 1 £42,500 -
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Redhill -8 1 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - -
East of England -25 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Nessus.

1 161 (61.45%) Information Security
2 142 (54.20%) Linux
3 137 (52.29%) SIEM
4 134 (51.15%) CISSP
5 104 (39.69%) Splunk
6 101 (38.55%) CISM
7 99 (37.79%) Firewall
8 91 (34.73%) Finance
8 91 (34.73%) Qualys
9 88 (33.59%) Windows
10 87 (33.21%) GIAC
10 87 (33.21%) Vulnerability Management
11 81 (30.92%) McAfee
12 74 (28.24%) CEH
12 74 (28.24%) Network Security
13 73 (27.86%) Cybersecurity
14 69 (26.34%) CyberArk
15 66 (25.19%) CISA
16 65 (24.81%) LogRhythm
17 62 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 61 (23.28%) Penetration Testing
18 61 (23.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 58 (22.14%) Cisco
19 58 (22.14%) Palo Alto
20 56 (21.37%) Python
20 56 (21.37%) Symantec
20 56 (21.37%) Banking
21 55 (20.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 55 (20.99%) Metasploit
22 54 (20.61%) McAfee ePO

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 (3.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.05%) IIS
3 6 (2.29%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.11%) SaaS
2 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.44%) Office 365
5 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.15%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (37.79%) Firewall
2 74 (28.24%) Network Security
3 39 (14.89%) VPN
4 30 (11.45%) TCP/IP
5 28 (10.69%) Wireless
6 27 (10.31%) Internet
7 25 (9.54%) DNS
8 24 (9.16%) WAN
9 22 (8.40%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (7.63%) LAN
11 18 (6.87%) HTTP
12 17 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (6.49%) IPsec
12 17 (6.49%) SSL
13 16 (6.11%) DHCP
14 15 (5.73%) OSPF
14 15 (5.73%) SSH
15 14 (5.34%) BGP
15 14 (5.34%) FTP
15 14 (5.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.91%) Hadoop
1 5 (1.91%) Looker
1 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.76%) MySQL
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (20.99%) Metasploit
2 16 (6.11%) Burp Suite
3 15 (5.73%) AppScan
3 15 (5.73%) Paros
4 12 (4.58%) WebScarab
5 6 (2.29%) IDA Disassembler
6 5 (1.91%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (34.73%) Finance
2 56 (21.37%) Banking
3 32 (12.21%) Telecoms
4 19 (7.25%) Legal
5 5 (1.91%) Digital Economy
6 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.15%) Military
8 2 (0.76%) Automotive
8 2 (0.76%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (30.15%) Analyst
2 70 (26.72%) Security Analyst
3 49 (18.70%) Security Engineer
4 46 (17.56%) Consultant
4 46 (17.56%) Security Consultant
5 23 (8.78%) Information Security Engineer
5 23 (8.78%) Security Manager
6 20 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.87%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 18 (6.87%) Penetration Tester
7 18 (6.87%) Tester
8 17 (6.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 17 (6.49%) Head of Security
8 17 (6.49%) Information Analyst
8 17 (6.49%) Information Security Analyst
8 17 (6.49%) IT Analyst
8 17 (6.49%) IT Security Analyst
9 16 (6.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 15 (5.73%) Finance Manager
11 14 (5.34%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.79%) SailPoint
2 19 (7.25%) Web Services
3 6 (2.29%) HTML
4 4 (1.53%) XML
5 3 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.76%) .NET
6 2 (0.76%) CGI
6 2 (0.76%) XSL
7 1 (0.38%) LAMP
7 1 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.08%) Management Information System
2 37 (14.12%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 21 (8.02%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.73%) Driving Licence
6 14 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (4.20%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.20%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.82%) PKI
9 9 (3.44%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (3.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (3.05%) NHS
11 6 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.53%) Life Science
14 2 (0.76%) CESG
14 2 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 142 (54.20%) Linux
2 88 (33.59%) Windows
3 33 (12.60%) Unix
4 32 (12.21%) Kali Linux
5 13 (4.96%) Android
5 13 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.05%) CentOS
6 8 (3.05%) Debian
6 8 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.29%) VxWorks
9 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.15%) Solaris
11 2 (0.76%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.76%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (61.45%) Information Security
2 137 (52.29%) SIEM
3 87 (33.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 73 (27.86%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (23.28%) Penetration Testing
5 61 (23.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 55 (20.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 53 (20.23%) Security Operations
8 41 (15.65%) Security Monitoring
9 38 (14.50%) OWASP
10 34 (12.98%) Incident Management
11 31 (11.83%) Ethical Hacking
11 31 (11.83%) Privileged Access Management
12 30 (11.45%) Security Architecture
13 28 (10.69%) Analytics
14 25 (9.54%) Security Testing
15 23 (8.78%) Social Engineering
16 19 (7.25%) ITIL
16 19 (7.25%) Performance Management
16 19 (7.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.37%) Python
2 35 (13.36%) Java
3 28 (10.69%) Perl
4 23 (8.78%) SQL
5 21 (8.02%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 18 (6.87%) C
7 18 (6.87%) C++
8 14 (5.34%) Ruby
9 10 (3.82%) Bourne shell
9 10 (3.82%) Korn
10 8 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.91%) C#
12 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 134 (51.15%) CISSP
2 101 (38.55%) CISM
3 87 (33.21%) GIAC
4 74 (28.24%) CEH
5 66 (25.19%) CISA
6 54 (20.61%) GSEC
7 46 (17.56%) Degree
8 40 (15.27%) GISF
9 39 (14.89%) OSCP
10 35 (13.36%) Security Cleared
11 24 (9.16%) SC Cleared
12 23 (8.78%) CREST Certified
13 21 (8.02%) SANS
14 17 (6.49%) RHCA
14 17 (6.49%) RHCE
14 17 (6.49%) RHCSA
15 16 (6.11%) CHECK Team Member
15 16 (6.11%) Cyber Scheme
16 14 (5.34%) Tigerscheme
17 13 (4.96%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (23.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (12.98%) PCI DSS
3 22 (8.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (6.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 10 (3.82%) NIST 800
6 8 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.91%) COBIT
8 1 (0.38%) GPG13
8 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.38%) QA
8 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (16.41%) Snort
2 29 (11.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.67%) pfSense
6 5 (1.91%) XenApp
7 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.15%) Docker
8 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.76%) vSphere
10 1 (0.38%) NFS
10 1 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (20.61%) McAfee ePO
2 53 (20.23%) Nmap
3 36 (13.74%) QRadar
4 33 (12.60%) Nexpose
5 32 (12.21%) SCCM
6 28 (10.69%) PowerBroker
7 19 (7.25%) OpenVAS
8 17 (6.49%) WSUS
9 15 (5.73%) Core Impact
10 14 (5.34%) EnCase
10 14 (5.34%) RSA Security Analytics
11 13 (4.96%) CSIRT
12 8 (3.05%) HP Fortify
13 6 (2.29%) OSSEC
14 5 (1.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 5 (1.91%) Defensics
14 5 (1.91%) Puppet
15 4 (1.53%) FortiGate
16 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
16 3 (1.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 104 (39.69%) Splunk
2 91 (34.73%) Qualys
3 81 (30.92%) McAfee
4 69 (26.34%) CyberArk
5 65 (24.81%) LogRhythm
6 58 (22.14%) Cisco
6 58 (22.14%) Palo Alto
7 56 (21.37%) Symantec
8 53 (20.23%) AlienVault
9 44 (16.79%) Aveksa
10 35 (13.36%) Rapid7
11 28 (10.69%) Bomgar
12 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
13 21 (8.02%) ArcSight
13 21 (8.02%) Sophos
14 18 (6.87%) SolarWinds
15 17 (6.49%) CheckPoint
15 17 (6.49%) Oracle
15 17 (6.49%) Sourcefire
16 16 (6.11%) Acunetix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum circa £60,000 plus bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified - £Excellent Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 17 days ago