Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 420 472 525
Rank change year-on-year +52 +53 -21
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 26 49 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 1.73% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 36
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -10.20%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £81,875 £112,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +8.91% -19.20%

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,132 2,832 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.20% 10.60% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 2,231 2,012
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,472
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Nessus in the South East.

Salary trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Nessus in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
Thames Valley +24 11 £61,250 +22.50%
Berkshire +44 10 £61,250 +44.12%
Hampshire +29 6 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Sussex - 4 £46,500 -
West Sussex +13 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Surrey +48 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Oxfordshire +18 1 - -
Kent - 1 £35,000 -
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 21 (80.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (76.92%) SIEM
3 16 (61.54%) Security Operations
3 16 (61.54%) CISSP
4 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) Security Monitoring
5 12 (46.15%) Qualys
6 11 (42.31%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
7 10 (38.46%) Nmap
7 10 (38.46%) NIST
8 9 (34.62%) CISM
9 8 (30.77%) Information Security
9 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
10 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) Python
10 7 (26.92%) Network Security
11 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Centrify
12 5 (19.23%) Threat Intelligence
12 5 (19.23%) SANS
12 5 (19.23%) CEH
12 5 (19.23%) GSEC
12 5 (19.23%) Windows
12 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (19.23%) VPN
12 5 (19.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) AWS
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) IaaS
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Network Security
3 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Maltego
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Burp Suite
2 3 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Military
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) ArcSight Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) CISSP Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Splunk Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) IT Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Native
1 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) SIEM
2 16 (61.54%) Security Operations
3 14 (53.85%) Security Monitoring
4 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (42.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 8 (30.77%) Information Security
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) OWASP
8 5 (19.23%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
9 4 (15.38%) Internal Audit
9 4 (15.38%) ISMS
9 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CISSP
2 9 (34.62%) CISM
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) CEH
4 5 (19.23%) GSEC
4 5 (19.23%) SANS
5 4 (15.38%) GIAC
5 4 (15.38%) SSCP
6 3 (11.54%) CISA
6 3 (11.54%) IISP
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (80.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (38.46%) NIST
2 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (15.38%) GDPR
5 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Nmap
2 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Guardium
2 3 (11.54%) OpenVAS
2 3 (11.54%) OSSEC
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Qualys
2 6 (23.08%) Centrify
3 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
3 5 (19.23%) Splunk
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Tripwire
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.85%) Okta
7 1 (3.85%) Shavlik
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds