Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 833 886 942
Rank change year-on-year +53 +56 -124
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 193 244 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.21% 1.47% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 148 177 174
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,875 £37,317 £37,500
90th Percentile £112,875 £86,250 £91,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -4.17%

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 15,929 16,626 15,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.89% 11.25% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12,292 13,174 12,462
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +5.00%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus in England.

Salary trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +58 106 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South East +31 28 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Midlands +42 21 £43,750 +3.55% 5
East of England +70 18 £55,000 +57.14%
North of England +29 12 £47,500 -8.89% 2
West Midlands +28 11 £43,750 +3.55% 5
East Midlands +22 10 - -
Yorkshire +12 9 £35,000 -19.79%
South West -7 6 £25,000 -41.86% 2
North West +27 3 £50,000 -6.66% 2
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 109 (56.48%) Vulnerability Management
1 109 (56.48%) Cybersecurity
2 106 (54.92%) SIEM
3 105 (54.40%) Linux
4 96 (49.74%) Penetration Testing
5 94 (48.70%) Finance
6 92 (47.67%) Information Security
7 85 (44.04%) Firewall
8 75 (38.86%) Qualys
8 75 (38.86%) Security Operations
9 68 (35.23%) CISSP
10 67 (34.72%) Management Information System
11 66 (34.20%) Splunk
12 64 (33.16%) Python
13 58 (30.05%) Windows
14 52 (26.94%) Active Directory
14 52 (26.94%) Nmap
15 51 (26.42%) Degree
15 51 (26.42%) Metasploit
16 50 (25.91%) SCCM
17 48 (24.87%) Palo Alto
18 47 (24.35%) CISM
19 46 (23.83%) Kali Linux
20 45 (23.32%) Java
21 42 (21.76%) SolarWinds
21 42 (21.76%) Azure
22 40 (20.73%) McAfee
23 39 (20.21%) C++
23 39 (20.21%) PCI DSS
23 39 (20.21%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 19 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.59%) IIS
4 5 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.07%) MediaWiki
6 2 (1.04%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Apache
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.76%) Azure
2 33 (17.10%) AWS
3 32 (16.58%) GCP
4 18 (9.33%) SaaS
5 12 (6.22%) Office 365
6 11 (5.70%) IaaS
6 11 (5.70%) PaaS
7 4 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.52%) G Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 85 (44.04%) Firewall
2 37 (19.17%) TCP/IP
3 26 (13.47%) DNS
4 25 (12.95%) Network Security
5 23 (11.92%) DHCP
6 22 (11.40%) LAN
6 22 (11.40%) WAN
7 19 (9.84%) VPN
8 17 (8.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (7.77%) FTP
10 14 (7.25%) Wireshark
11 8 (4.15%) IPsec
12 7 (3.63%) Internet
13 6 (3.11%) HTTP
13 6 (3.11%) HTTPS
13 6 (3.11%) SAN
14 5 (2.59%) ISDN
14 5 (2.59%) MPLS
14 5 (2.59%) PBX
14 5 (2.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.07%) Maltego
4 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 51 (26.42%) Metasploit
2 18 (9.33%) Burp Suite
3 16 (8.29%) SonarQube
4 15 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.25%) GitLab
5 14 (7.25%) Snyk
6 7 (3.63%) JIRA
7 4 (2.07%) AppScan
7 4 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) Cobertura
9 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.52%) Gradle
9 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 94 (48.70%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Banking
2 13 (6.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.04%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Analyst
2 46 (23.83%) Security Analyst
3 38 (19.69%) Security Engineer
4 26 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 19 (9.84%) Head of Information
6 19 (9.84%) Head of Information Security
6 19 (9.84%) Head of Security
7 15 (7.77%) Network Analyst
7 15 (7.77%) Network Security Analyst
8 14 (7.25%) Security Manager
9 13 (6.74%) Information Manager
9 13 (6.74%) Information Security Manager
9 13 (6.74%) Penetration Tester
9 13 (6.74%) Tester
10 12 (6.22%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.22%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (6.22%) Security Specialist
11 10 (5.18%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 10 (5.18%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.99%) SailPoint
2 16 (8.29%) SAML
3 15 (7.77%) OpenID
4 14 (7.25%) OAuth
5 7 (3.63%) Kafka
6 2 (1.04%) .NET
7 1 (0.52%) boto
7 1 (0.52%) Flash
7 1 (0.52%) JSON
7 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (34.72%) Management Information System
2 33 (17.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 8 (4.15%) PKI
6 6 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.07%) CMDB
8 4 (2.07%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.04%) NHS
10 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (54.40%) Linux
2 58 (30.05%) Windows
3 46 (23.83%) Kali Linux
4 32 (16.58%) Windows Server
5 26 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.22%) Unix
8 5 (2.59%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.52%) Android
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (56.48%) Cybersecurity
1 109 (56.48%) Vulnerability Management
2 106 (54.92%) SIEM
3 96 (49.74%) Penetration Testing
4 92 (47.67%) Information Security
5 75 (38.86%) Security Operations
6 39 (20.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 38 (19.69%) Identity Access Management
7 38 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (16.06%) Project Delivery
10 26 (13.47%) Antivirus Management
10 26 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (12.44%) High Availability
11 24 (12.44%) High-Frequency Trading
11 24 (12.44%) Incident Management
11 24 (12.44%) Market Making
12 23 (11.92%) Security Management
13 22 (11.40%) Security Testing
14 21 (10.88%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.16%) Python
2 45 (23.32%) Java
3 39 (20.21%) C++
4 21 (10.88%) SQL
5 20 (10.36%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.81%) Go
7 14 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.11%) VB
9 3 (1.55%) Perl
10 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) C
11 1 (0.52%) C#
11 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) R
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (35.23%) CISSP
2 51 (26.42%) Degree
3 47 (24.35%) CISM
4 30 (15.54%) CISA
5 24 (12.44%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (10.36%) CCNA
7 16 (8.29%) CCSA
8 13 (6.74%) GIAC
9 12 (6.22%) SANS
10 10 (5.18%) Master's Degree
11 9 (4.66%) CREST Certified
12 7 (3.63%) CEH
12 7 (3.63%) OSCP
12 7 (3.63%) PhD
13 5 (2.59%) CCNP
13 5 (2.59%) MCSE
13 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.59%) OSCE
14 4 (2.07%) GSEC
14 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.21%) PCI DSS
2 26 (13.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (11.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (11.40%) NIST
5 19 (9.84%) COBIT
6 4 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.55%) GDPR
8 2 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (1.04%) QA
8 2 (1.04%) SEPA
9 1 (0.52%) NCSC
9 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 52 (26.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.15%) Docker
4 7 (3.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.63%) vSphere
5 6 (3.11%) Snort
5 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.59%) XenApp
7 3 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (26.94%) Nmap
2 50 (25.91%) SCCM
3 28 (14.51%) McAfee ePO
4 21 (10.88%) FortiGate
5 18 (9.33%) SCOrch
6 15 (7.77%) Kubernetes
7 14 (7.25%) Sysdig
8 9 (4.66%) QRadar
9 7 (3.63%) OpenVAS
9 7 (3.63%) WSUS
10 5 (2.59%) CASB
11 4 (2.07%) Mesos
11 4 (2.07%) Puppet
11 4 (2.07%) Rancher
12 3 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.55%) RSA Archer
12 3 (1.55%) Terraform
13 2 (1.04%) Ansible
13 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (1.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (38.86%) Qualys
2 66 (34.20%) Splunk
3 48 (24.87%) Palo Alto
4 42 (21.76%) SolarWinds
5 40 (20.73%) McAfee
6 37 (19.17%) LogRhythm
7 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
8 27 (13.99%) Aveksa
9 23 (11.92%) VMware
10 22 (11.40%) CheckPoint
11 21 (10.88%) HP
12 20 (10.36%) Fortinet
13 19 (9.84%) ArcSight
14 15 (7.77%) Aruba
14 15 (7.77%) F5
14 15 (7.77%) Google
14 15 (7.77%) ProCurve
15 14 (7.25%) Cisco
16 10 (5.18%) AlienVault
17 5 (2.59%) Centrify