Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 656 842 944
Rank change year-on-year +186 +102 -31
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 79 218 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 1.26% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69 176 216
Median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,500 £41,250 £40,190
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 9,256 17,258 16,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.31% 13.06% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,439 13,237 13,311
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.76% +5.45% +4.76%

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 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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
London +155 53 £80,000 +14.29%
North of England +141 11 £55,000 +26.01% 3
South East +161 9 £36,250 -34.09% 1
North West +110 5 £62,000 +37.78% 2
South West +112 4 £37,500 +54.64% 1
Yorkshire +110 4 £43,750 +1.57% 1
Midlands +103 2 £58,750 +23.68% 1
West Midlands +79 2 £58,750 +27.03% 1
North East +27 2 £50,000 +36.38%
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 54 (68.35%) Linux
2 53 (67.09%) Information Security
3 41 (51.90%) Splunk
4 40 (50.63%) Finance
4 40 (50.63%) Python
5 39 (49.37%) CISM
6 37 (46.84%) CISA
6 37 (46.84%) CISSP
7 35 (44.30%) Bash Shell
8 34 (43.04%) SailPoint
8 34 (43.04%) Aveksa
8 34 (43.04%) CyberArk
8 34 (43.04%) Asset Management
8 34 (43.04%) Perl
8 34 (43.04%) SQL
8 34 (43.04%) Sun
9 33 (41.77%) Qualys
10 30 (37.97%) ArcSight
10 30 (37.97%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (35.44%) Windows
12 22 (27.85%) Security Operations
12 22 (27.85%) SIEM
12 22 (27.85%) AWS
13 17 (21.52%) Management Information System
14 14 (17.72%) Unix
14 14 (17.72%) Office 365
15 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
15 13 (16.46%) Firewall
15 13 (16.46%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (5.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) AWS
2 14 (17.72%) Office 365
3 8 (10.13%) Azure
4 2 (2.53%) GCP
4 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 2 (2.53%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) Wireshark
3 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.59%) Network Security
5 5 (6.33%) HTTP
5 5 (6.33%) VPN
6 4 (5.06%) DHCP
7 3 (3.80%) SMTP
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (2.53%) Internet
8 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.53%) IPsec
8 2 (2.53%) OSPF
8 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.53%) SNMP
8 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.53%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Burp Suite
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (50.63%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Security Engineer
2 31 (39.24%) Analyst
3 28 (35.44%) Security Analyst
4 22 (27.85%) Information Analyst
4 22 (27.85%) Information Security Analyst
5 20 (25.32%) Information Security Engineer
6 17 (21.52%) Technical Analyst
6 17 (21.52%) Technical Security Analyst
7 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
8 11 (13.92%) Security Support Engineer
8 11 (13.92%) Support Analyst
9 9 (11.39%) Security Manager
10 8 (10.13%) Finance Manager
10 8 (10.13%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (10.13%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (8.86%) Operational Security Manager
11 7 (8.86%) Security Operations Manager
12 6 (7.59%) Information Manager
12 6 (7.59%) Operations Manager
13 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.04%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) PKI
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (68.35%) Linux
2 28 (35.44%) Windows
3 14 (17.72%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.59%) Kali Linux
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.27%) CentOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Information Security
2 34 (43.04%) Asset Management
3 30 (37.97%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (27.85%) Security Operations
4 22 (27.85%) SIEM
5 13 (16.46%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (12.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (10.13%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (8.86%) OWASP
10 6 (7.59%) Security Testing
11 5 (6.33%) DevSecOps
11 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (5.06%) Change Management
12 4 (5.06%) Cryptography
12 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 4 (5.06%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) Python
2 35 (44.30%) Bash Shell
3 34 (43.04%) Perl
3 34 (43.04%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) CISM
2 37 (46.84%) CISA
2 37 (46.84%) CISSP
3 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.33%) CCNA
7 4 (5.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (5.06%) CCNP
7 4 (5.06%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.80%) Degree
8 3 (3.80%) MCSE
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.53%) CCSA
9 2 (2.53%) CCSE
9 2 (2.53%) CCSP
9 2 (2.53%) CEH
9 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) GSEC
9 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.53%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.27%) NIST
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Nmap
2 8 (10.13%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.53%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Guardium
4 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.27%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Splunk
2 34 (43.04%) Aveksa
2 34 (43.04%) CyberArk
2 34 (43.04%) Sun
3 33 (41.77%) Qualys
4 30 (37.97%) ArcSight
5 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco
8 5 (6.33%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.06%) Citrix
9 4 (5.06%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.06%) Juniper
10 3 (3.80%) McAfee
10 3 (3.80%) NetScout
10 3 (3.80%) NetWitness
11 2 (2.53%) Acunetix
11 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.53%) Rapid7