Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK > England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 688 799 829
Rank change year-on-year +111 +30 +95
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 126 161 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 1.16% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 90 137 198
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £38,375
25th Percentile £41,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.80% +19.05% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £105,000 £108,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +5.00%

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 12,541 13,841 16,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 13.41% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,132 10,995 13,236
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +64 47 £55,000 -31.25% 2
North of England +49 24 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +79 22 £41,000 -19.61%
North West +56 21 £48,250 -58.04% 2
Midlands +42 14 £45,000 -20.00% 2
South East +53 12 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Midlands +5 9 £50,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +21 4 £45,000 - 1
South West +10 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £55,000 +0.92% 2
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 68 (53.97%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (51.59%) Firewall
3 61 (48.41%) Information Security
4 45 (35.71%) Security Operations
5 39 (30.95%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (30.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 36 (28.57%) SIEM
6 36 (28.57%) Windows
7 35 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 32 (25.40%) OWASP
9 31 (24.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 31 (24.60%) CISSP
10 30 (23.81%) Cisco
11 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 26 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (20.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 26 (20.63%) Network Security
12 26 (20.63%) AWS
13 25 (19.84%) Qualys
13 25 (19.84%) Linux
13 25 (19.84%) Palo Alto
14 23 (18.25%) SQL
14 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
15 22 (17.46%) DNS
15 22 (17.46%) OAuth
16 21 (16.67%) Azure
16 21 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 21 (16.67%) SAML
16 21 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
17 20 (15.87%) Microsoft 365

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 9 (7.14%) Confluence
2 5 (3.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) AWS
2 21 (16.67%) Azure
3 20 (15.87%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (7.14%) SaaS
6 7 (5.56%) PaaS
7 6 (4.76%) Mimecast
8 5 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.97%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (3.97%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (3.97%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (3.97%) GCP
8 5 (3.97%) OpenDNS
8 5 (3.97%) Serverless
8 5 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (3.17%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 4 (3.17%) IaaS
10 3 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (51.59%) Firewall
2 26 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 26 (20.63%) Network Security
3 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
4 22 (17.46%) DNS
5 17 (13.49%) VPN
6 10 (7.94%) DHCP
6 10 (7.94%) WAN
7 9 (7.14%) LAN
8 8 (6.35%) HTTP
9 7 (5.56%) DMZ
9 7 (5.56%) Internet
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.76%) VLAN
11 5 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (3.97%) Sourcefire
11 5 (3.97%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Metasploit
2 11 (8.73%) Burp Suite
3 10 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.14%) JIRA
5 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.97%) GitLab
6 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (1.59%) Maven
7 2 (1.59%) Snyk
7 2 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (7.94%) Public Sector
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Legal
3 7 (5.56%) Law
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.17%) Electronics
5 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Analyst
2 27 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 26 (20.63%) Security Analyst
4 15 (11.90%) IT Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) IT Security Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) Security Manager
7 11 (8.73%) Network Engineer
7 11 (8.73%) Senior Manager
8 10 (7.94%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Information Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (6.35%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Penetration Tester
10 8 (6.35%) Security Operations Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Tester
11 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) OAuth
2 21 (16.67%) SAML
3 16 (12.70%) Web Services
4 6 (4.76%) LDAP
5 5 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.97%) OpenID
6 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.59%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.59%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.59%) YAML
7 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.73%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (8.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (7.94%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.97%) PKI
5 5 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) BYOD
7 2 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.59%) Robotics
7 2 (1.59%) SCADA
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 25 (19.84%) Linux
3 18 (14.29%) Kali Linux
4 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.97%) Check Point GAiA
6 5 (3.97%) Debian
6 5 (3.97%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) Android
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) Cybersecurity
2 61 (48.41%) Information Security
3 45 (35.71%) Security Operations
4 39 (30.95%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (30.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 36 (28.57%) SIEM
6 35 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 32 (25.40%) OWASP
8 31 (24.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 21 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
10 19 (15.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 18 (14.29%) ITIL
11 18 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (14.29%) Patch Management
12 16 (12.70%) Security Architecture
13 12 (9.52%) Cyber Intelligence
13 12 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (8.73%) DevOps
14 11 (8.73%) SOA
14 11 (8.73%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) SQL
2 19 (15.08%) Python
3 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.56%) C#
5 5 (3.97%) C
5 5 (3.97%) C++
5 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.97%) VB
6 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.59%) Lua
6 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) Java
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (24.60%) CISSP
2 16 (12.70%) OSCP
3 15 (11.90%) CEH
4 10 (7.94%) CISM
4 10 (7.94%) Degree
5 9 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.35%) CCNA
6 8 (6.35%) GIAC
7 7 (5.56%) CISA
7 7 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (5.56%) GPEN
7 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.76%) CCNP
8 6 (4.76%) OSCE
9 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.17%) CCSA
10 4 (3.17%) EC-Council LPT
10 4 (3.17%) ECSA
10 4 (3.17%) SANS
10 4 (3.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (8.73%) NIST
4 8 (6.35%) GDPR
4 8 (6.35%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.97%) NCSC
6 2 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.59%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.97%) Snort
2 5 (3.97%) Squid
3 4 (3.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) vSphere
3 4 (3.17%) XenApp
3 4 (3.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.59%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 2 (1.59%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.59%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) OpenVAS
2 9 (7.14%) Nmap
3 8 (6.35%) QRadar
4 6 (4.76%) Nexpose
5 5 (3.97%) Puppet
5 5 (3.97%) Suricata
5 5 (3.97%) Terraform
6 3 (2.38%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.38%) SCCM
6 3 (2.38%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.59%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.59%) WSUS
8 1 (0.79%) Ansible
8 1 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.79%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Cisco
2 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.84%) Palo Alto
3 25 (19.84%) Qualys
4 19 (15.08%) CheckPoint
5 14 (11.11%) Splunk
6 13 (10.32%) VMware
7 12 (9.52%) Forcepoint
8 10 (7.94%) CA
8 10 (7.94%) LogRhythm
9 9 (7.14%) Rapid7
9 9 (7.14%) Twitter
10 8 (6.35%) Symantec
11 7 (5.56%) Citrix
11 7 (5.56%) Google
11 7 (5.56%) McAfee
12 6 (4.76%) CrowdStrike
13 5 (3.97%) Carbon Black
13 5 (3.97%) FireEye
13 5 (3.97%) Zscaler