Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 942 905 834
Rank change year-on-year -37 -71 +238
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 214 290 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 1.83% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 180 248 340
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,375 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% +37.50%

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 17,380 15,804 17,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.44% 8.94% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,869 12,835 14,088
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Top 13 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 22 September 2018. 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 -35 207 £60,000 +3.45% 36
UK excluding London +55 130 £60,000 +26.32% 29
London -84 76 £70,000 +1.82% 9
South East +32 52 £60,000 +26.32% 9
North of England +50 35 £60,000 +26.32% 5
East of England +35 24 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire +49 20 £56,000 +17.89% 4
North West +22 15 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Midlands +22 7 £52,500 +40.00% 7
South West -4 7 £44,500 -19.09% 4
Wales - 5 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £70,000 - 3
West Midlands +19 3 £45,000 +20.00% 4

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 123 (57.48%) Qualys
2 103 (48.13%) CISSP
3 94 (43.93%) Information Security
4 90 (42.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 81 (37.85%) Cybersecurity
6 80 (37.38%) Linux
7 76 (35.51%) Firewall
8 72 (33.64%) Splunk
9 70 (32.71%) SIEM
10 66 (30.84%) Penetration Testing
11 64 (29.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 58 (27.10%) Windows
13 57 (26.64%) Cisco
14 54 (25.23%) Finance
15 53 (24.77%) PCI DSS
16 52 (24.30%) CISM
17 49 (22.90%) CISA
17 49 (22.90%) Metasploit
18 48 (22.43%) Nmap
19 47 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
19 47 (21.96%) Security Monitoring
20 46 (21.50%) CEH
21 44 (20.56%) ITIL
22 41 (19.16%) Degree
23 40 (18.69%) Network Security
23 40 (18.69%) McAfee
23 40 (18.69%) Kali Linux
24 36 (16.82%) ArcSight
25 35 (16.36%) QRadar
26 34 (15.89%) Identity Access Management

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 12 (5.61%) Apache
2 10 (4.67%) IIS
3 7 (3.27%) Confluence
4 5 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.87%) nginx
5 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 13 (6.07%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.94%) SaaS
4 12 (5.61%) Office 365
5 11 (5.14%) IaaS
6 10 (4.67%) PaaS
7 4 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 76 (35.51%) Firewall
2 40 (18.69%) Network Security
3 34 (15.89%) TCP/IP
4 31 (14.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (12.62%) WAN
6 26 (12.15%) VPN
7 23 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (9.35%) LAN
9 19 (8.88%) IPsec
9 19 (8.88%) VoIP
10 17 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (7.94%) Wireless
11 14 (6.54%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (6.07%) MPLS
13 12 (5.61%) SSL
14 11 (5.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (5.14%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (5.14%) DNS
14 11 (5.14%) Multicast
14 11 (5.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.34%) MySQL
1 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (22.90%) Metasploit
2 12 (5.61%) Burp Suite
3 7 (3.27%) AppScan
3 7 (3.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.93%) Paros
4 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (25.23%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Banking
2 9 (4.21%) Retail
3 6 (2.80%) Law
4 5 (2.34%) Legal
4 5 (2.34%) Marketing
4 5 (2.34%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (32.71%) Analyst
2 61 (28.50%) Security Engineer
3 57 (26.64%) Security Analyst
4 31 (14.49%) Information Analyst
4 31 (14.49%) Information Security Analyst
5 22 (10.28%) Network Engineer
6 20 (9.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (8.41%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (8.41%) Senior Security Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Consultant
8 16 (7.48%) Senior Information Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 13 (6.07%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) Security Specialist
9 13 (6.07%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 12 (5.61%) Senior Security Engineer
11 11 (5.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 11 (5.14%) Security Manager
11 11 (5.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.81%) SailPoint
2 10 (4.67%) .NET
3 6 (2.80%) LDAP
4 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (2.34%) LAMP
4 5 (2.34%) Web Services
5 4 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.87%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) Ajax
7 1 (0.47%) Django
7 1 (0.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) SOAP
7 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.96%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.62%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.14%) Analytical Mindset
3 11 (5.14%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (4.67%) PKI
5 9 (4.21%) NHS
6 8 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.80%) Fintech
8 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.87%) BYOD
9 4 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.87%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.93%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.38%) Linux
2 58 (27.10%) Windows
3 40 (18.69%) Kali Linux
4 15 (7.01%) Unix
5 12 (5.61%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.80%) VMS
7 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) CentOS
9 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Debian
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.93%) Information Security
2 90 (42.06%) Vulnerability Management
3 81 (37.85%) Cybersecurity
4 70 (32.71%) SIEM
5 66 (30.84%) Penetration Testing
6 47 (21.96%) Security Monitoring
7 44 (20.56%) ITIL
8 34 (15.89%) Identity Access Management
9 32 (14.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 30 (14.02%) Patch Management
10 30 (14.02%) Privileged Access Management
11 29 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (13.55%) Security Operations
12 27 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (12.62%) Open Source
13 26 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (12.15%) Security Management
14 23 (10.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 21 (9.81%) OWASP
16 20 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.15%) Python
2 22 (10.28%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.88%) PHP
4 13 (6.07%) Ruby
5 12 (5.61%) Perl
6 11 (5.14%) SQL
7 9 (4.21%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.21%) Go
8 8 (3.74%) Java
9 6 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.34%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.34%) VBScript
11 3 (1.40%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (48.13%) CISSP
2 52 (24.30%) CISM
3 49 (22.90%) CISA
4 46 (21.50%) CEH
5 41 (19.16%) Degree
6 34 (15.89%) GIAC
7 31 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (12.15%) SANS
9 22 (10.28%) CCNP
10 17 (7.94%) OSCP
11 13 (6.07%) SSCP
12 11 (5.14%) CCDP
13 10 (4.67%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (4.21%) CSSLP
14 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
15 8 (3.74%) CREST Certified
15 8 (3.74%) OSCE
15 8 (3.74%) SC Cleared
16 7 (3.27%) CHFI
16 7 (3.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (29.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (24.77%) PCI DSS
3 24 (11.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (10.28%) COBIT
5 15 (7.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.27%) SLA
7 6 (2.80%) GDPR
8 4 (1.87%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.87%) PMO
9 2 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.93%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.93%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.47%) FINRA
System Software
1 19 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.14%) Firmware
3 10 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.34%) Docker
5 4 (1.87%) KVM
6 3 (1.40%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.40%) Snort
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (22.43%) Nmap
2 35 (16.36%) QRadar
3 33 (15.42%) OpenVAS
4 32 (14.95%) Nexpose
5 21 (9.81%) Core Impact
5 21 (9.81%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (6.54%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (5.61%) TrustSec
8 11 (5.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (4.67%) SCOM
10 6 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.80%) Puppet
11 5 (2.34%) HP Fortify
11 5 (2.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (2.34%) SCCM
11 5 (2.34%) SCSM
12 4 (1.87%) Nagios
12 4 (1.87%) RSA Security Analytics
13 3 (1.40%) EnCase
13 3 (1.40%) Suricata
Vendors
1 123 (57.48%) Qualys
2 72 (33.64%) Splunk
3 57 (26.64%) Cisco
4 40 (18.69%) McAfee
5 36 (16.82%) ArcSight
6 33 (15.42%) AlienVault
7 32 (14.95%) CyberArk
8 30 (14.02%) LogRhythm
9 28 (13.08%) Aveksa
9 28 (13.08%) SolarWinds
10 21 (9.81%) Bomgar
10 21 (9.81%) Microsoft
11 20 (9.35%) Rapid7
11 20 (9.35%) VMware
12 18 (8.41%) Netsparker
13 15 (7.01%) Juniper
13 15 (7.01%) Palo Alto
14 12 (5.61%) HP
15 11 (5.14%) CheckPoint
16 10 (4.67%) IBM