Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 435 284 483
Rank change year-on-year -151 +199 +21
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 15 8 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.74% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 22
10th Percentile £32,500 " £34,675
25th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £33,500 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +56.72% -40.44% -4.26%
75th Percentile £56,875 £45,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £75,275
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -29.17% -

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 2,722 1,086 2,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.20% 13.64% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,625 886 2,124
10th Percentile £32,625 £34,625 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,150 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.76% +5.45%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 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
Surrey -67 8 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Oxfordshire -31 3 £55,000 +64.18%
Thames Valley -93 3 £55,000 +64.18% 3
Kent - 3 - -
Hampshire -121 1 - -
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (53.33%) Azure
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (53.33%) Security Operations
3 8 (53.33%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (40.00%) Social Skills
4 6 (40.00%) SIEM
4 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (40.00%) Information Security
4 6 (40.00%) SSCP
4 6 (40.00%) GIAC
5 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (33.33%) Qualys
5 5 (33.33%) AWS
5 5 (33.33%) BitLocker
5 5 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (33.33%) AlienVault
6 4 (26.67%) LogRhythm
6 4 (26.67%) PKI
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Broadband
7 3 (20.00%) SMTP

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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (33.33%) AWS
4 3 (20.00%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Broadband
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) SMTP
2 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (53.33%) Security Operations
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) SIEM
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) OWASP
5 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Threat Detection
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
6 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) Go
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 6 (40.00%) GIAC
1 6 (40.00%) SSCP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) GCIH
3 3 (20.00%) GSEC
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) NIST
3 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 3 (20.00%) Snort
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nexpose
1 3 (20.00%) Nmap
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (6.67%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) AlienVault
2 5 (33.33%) Qualys
3 4 (26.67%) LogRhythm
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Openreach
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec