Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 879 662 846
Rank change year-on-year -217 +184 +5
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 110 74 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.77% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 52 144
10th Percentile £38,200 £36,851 £41,250
25th Percentile £45,625 £42,500 £49,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.63% -20.83% +14.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £83,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £113,750
UK median annual salary £54,750 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.26% -20.83% +14.29%

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 advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 18,537 9,624 15,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 16.83% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,047 8,040 11,862
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,156
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Nessus in England.

Salary trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Nessus in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Nessus in England

Nessus
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -198 48 £58,750 +11.90% 11
South East -96 24 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Midlands -86 17 £57,500 +27.78% 2
North of England -124 14 £43,000 -33.85% 3
Yorkshire -65 10 £51,750 +29.38% 1
West Midlands -68 8 £80,000 +101.07%
South West -43 6 £47,500 -9.52%
East Midlands -54 5 £39,000 -13.33% 1
North West -84 4 £40,000 -38.46% 1
East of England -107 1 £52,500 +14.13%
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 67 (60.91%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (48.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 49 (44.55%) Azure
4 43 (39.09%) Qualys
5 42 (38.18%) Security Operations
6 37 (33.64%) Penetration Testing
7 35 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 34 (30.91%) AWS
9 31 (28.18%) SIEM
9 31 (28.18%) Vulnerability Management
9 31 (28.18%) Social Skills
10 30 (27.27%) Information Security
11 27 (24.55%) Python
12 26 (23.64%) CEH
13 25 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
13 25 (22.73%) Windows
13 25 (22.73%) Cisco
13 25 (22.73%) Firewall
14 23 (20.91%) CISSP
14 23 (20.91%) OWASP
15 22 (20.00%) NCSC
16 21 (19.09%) CI/CD
17 19 (17.27%) Burp Suite
17 19 (17.27%) Linux
18 18 (16.36%) ITIL
18 18 (16.36%) Metasploit
18 18 (16.36%) PCI DSS
19 17 (15.45%) Microsoft 365
20 16 (14.55%) Security Testing

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 49 (44.55%) Azure
2 34 (30.91%) AWS
3 17 (15.45%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (8.18%) GCP
5 8 (7.27%) Azure Sentinel
6 7 (6.36%) SaaS
7 4 (3.64%) Mimecast
8 3 (2.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (2.73%) IaaS
8 3 (2.73%) PaaS
9 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.82%) OpenDNS
10 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.91%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.73%) Firewall
2 12 (10.91%) Network Security
3 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.00%) Wireless
4 10 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (8.18%) LAN
5 9 (8.18%) WAN
6 8 (7.27%) DNS
7 7 (6.36%) MPLS
7 7 (6.36%) Sourcefire
8 6 (5.45%) VPN
8 6 (5.45%) Wireshark
9 5 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.55%) SAN
10 4 (3.64%) DHCP
10 4 (3.64%) ISDN
10 4 (3.64%) NGN
10 4 (3.64%) PBX
11 3 (2.73%) Broadband
11 3 (2.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) GIS
3 3 (2.73%) MySQL
3 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.91%) Big Data
5 1 (0.91%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.91%) Flink
Development Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Burp Suite
2 18 (16.36%) Metasploit
3 7 (6.36%) AppScan
4 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.82%) GitLab
5 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.91%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) Gatling
6 1 (0.91%) JMeter
6 1 (0.91%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.91%) sqlmap
General
1 31 (28.18%) Social Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (6.36%) Military
4 7 (6.36%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (5.45%) Marketing
6 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.73%) Legal
8 2 (1.82%) Banking
8 2 (1.82%) Electronics
8 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.91%) Games
9 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Analyst
2 38 (34.55%) Security Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Security Engineer
4 15 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Penetration Tester
7 8 (7.27%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Tester
8 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 7 (6.36%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Lead Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Lead Security Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.82%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.91%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.91%) J2EE
3 1 (0.91%) JSP
3 1 (0.91%) Kafka
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) Node.js
3 1 (0.91%) React
3 1 (0.91%) REST
3 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) SCADA
2 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.64%) CMDB
3 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.64%) PKI
3 4 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.73%) Cyberattack
4 3 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Linux
3 11 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (5.45%) Kali Linux
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.91%) CentOS
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (48.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 42 (38.18%) Security Operations
4 37 (33.64%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (28.18%) SIEM
5 31 (28.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 30 (27.27%) Information Security
7 25 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
8 23 (20.91%) OWASP
9 21 (19.09%) CI/CD
10 18 (16.36%) ITIL
11 16 (14.55%) Incident Management
11 16 (14.55%) Security Monitoring
11 16 (14.55%) Security Testing
12 15 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 15 (13.64%) Threat Intelligence
13 13 (11.82%) Security Management
13 13 (11.82%) Threat Modelling
14 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.91%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) Python
2 12 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.00%) Go
4 10 (9.09%) SQL
5 9 (8.18%) C
5 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.55%) Bash
7 4 (3.64%) C#
8 3 (2.73%) C++
8 3 (2.73%) Java
9 2 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (23.64%) CEH
2 23 (20.91%) CISSP
3 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.27%) Degree
6 7 (6.36%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (5.45%) CCNA
7 6 (5.45%) CCNP
7 6 (5.45%) GIAC
7 6 (5.45%) OSCP
8 5 (4.55%) CREST Certified
8 5 (4.55%) SSCP
9 4 (3.64%) DBS Check
9 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.64%) OSCE
10 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.73%) GCIH
10 3 (2.73%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (20.00%) NCSC
3 18 (16.36%) PCI DSS
4 16 (14.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (12.73%) NIST
6 8 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 8 (7.27%) NIST 800
7 7 (6.36%) JSP 440
7 7 (6.36%) QA
7 7 (6.36%) RMADS
8 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (2.73%) GDPR
10 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.91%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) BitLocker
2 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.36%) vSphere
5 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.45%) XenApp
6 5 (4.55%) Snort
7 4 (3.64%) Docker
8 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.82%) Squid
9 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.91%) KVM
10 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) QRadar
2 10 (9.09%) Nmap
3 9 (8.18%) Nexpose
4 4 (3.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (3.64%) SCCM
4 4 (3.64%) Terraform
4 4 (3.64%) WSUS
5 3 (2.73%) Ansible
5 3 (2.73%) HP Fortify
5 3 (2.73%) Puppet
5 3 (2.73%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.82%) Graylog
6 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) Suricata
6 2 (1.82%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.91%) SELinux
7 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (39.09%) Qualys
2 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.73%) Cisco
4 14 (12.73%) AlienVault
5 11 (10.00%) Splunk
6 10 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 9 (8.18%) VMware
8 7 (6.36%) Carbon Black
8 7 (6.36%) LogRhythm
8 7 (6.36%) McAfee
9 6 (5.45%) Citrix
9 6 (5.45%) Rapid7
10 5 (4.55%) Dell
10 5 (4.55%) Trustwave
11 4 (3.64%) Mitel
11 4 (3.64%) Siemens
11 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.64%) SOTI
11 4 (3.64%) Veeam