Period
to 12 December 2019

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

Tenable Nessus
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 460 492 532
Rank change year-on-year +32 +40 -146
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 26 49 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 1.88% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 15
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -9.48% +0.87%
10th Percentile £32,900 £40,400 £43,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,750 £112,500
England 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 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 2,489 2,609 2,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.19% 9.30% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,923 2,064 2,026
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +4.94%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Nessus as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the South East over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

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 12 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
Surrey +42 8 £62,500 -
Hampshire +11 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Thames Valley +18 7 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Berkshire +30 6 £60,000 +14.29% 2
West Sussex +8 2 - -
Oxfordshire +12 1 - - 2
Kent -19 1 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 19 (73.08%) SIEM
2 18 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) Nmap
4 12 (46.15%) CISSP
4 12 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (42.31%) VPN
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
7 8 (30.77%) Metasploit
7 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
8 7 (26.92%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 7 (26.92%) Burp Suite
8 7 (26.92%) Threat Intelligence
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
9 6 (23.08%) Qualys
9 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Azure
9 6 (23.08%) AWS
9 6 (23.08%) OWASP
9 6 (23.08%) CISM
10 5 (19.23%) Information Security
10 5 (19.23%) Python
10 5 (19.23%) Splunk
10 5 (19.23%) Network Security

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) G Suite
3 1 (3.85%) GCP
3 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) VPN
3 8 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (19.23%) Network Security
5 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Metasploit
2 7 (26.92%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
1 6 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OpenID
1 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) SIEM
2 18 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
5 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (26.92%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (23.08%) OWASP
7 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Information Security
9 4 (15.38%) Business Development
9 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (15.38%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (11.54%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) CISM
3 5 (19.23%) SANS
4 4 (15.38%) CEH
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) GSEC
5 3 (11.54%) CREST Certified
6 2 (7.69%) OSCE
6 2 (7.69%) OSCP
7 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (3.85%) CCSE
7 1 (3.85%) CHFI
7 1 (3.85%) CISMP
7 1 (3.85%) GCIH
7 1 (3.85%) GIAC
7 1 (3.85%) GPEN
7 1 (3.85%) GWAPT
7 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.85%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
3 5 (19.23%) NIST
4 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (3.85%) COBIT
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Nmap
2 5 (19.23%) OpenVAS
3 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
4 2 (7.69%) QRadar
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Qualys
2 5 (19.23%) Splunk
3 4 (15.38%) Centrify
3 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) AlienVault
6 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.85%) Okta
6 1 (3.85%) Shavlik
6 1 (3.85%) VMware