Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Tenable Nessus
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 625 852 919
Rank change year-on-year +227 +67 +55
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 79 216 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.24% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 69 168 190
Median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £44,250 £39,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £112,875 £78,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +4.76% +10.53%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,059 17,401 17,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 12.82% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 13,259 14,027
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Nessus over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Nessus in the UK

Nessus
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 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
England +214 64 £47,500 -20.83% 20
UK excluding London +255 61 £46,750 -15.00% 20
London +172 18 £47,500 -26.92% 4
North of England +135 13 £63,500 +33.68% 7
East of England +128 13 £46,000 -16.36%
Scotland - 13 £65,000 -
South East +177 12 £33,000 -40.00% 8
Work from Home -7 12 £46,000 -54.00% 5
North West +123 11 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West +113 4 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Midlands +107 4 £41,500 -10.27%
West Midlands +90 4 £41,500 -10.27%
Yorkshire +85 2 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Wales +45 2 £45,000 -14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 with a requirement for Nessus.

1 51 (64.56%) Firewall
2 49 (62.03%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (51.90%) Information Security
4 33 (41.77%) SIEM
4 33 (41.77%) Security Operations
5 28 (35.44%) TCP/IP
6 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (31.65%) Cisco
7 25 (31.65%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (30.38%) CISSP
9 23 (29.11%) CCNA
10 22 (27.85%) CCNP
11 20 (25.32%) LAN
11 20 (25.32%) WAN
11 20 (25.32%) Windows
11 20 (25.32%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
12 19 (24.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 18 (22.78%) Identity Access Management
13 18 (22.78%) Linux
13 18 (22.78%) Office 365
13 18 (22.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 17 (21.52%) Azure
14 17 (21.52%) ITIL
15 16 (20.25%) AWS
15 16 (20.25%) Network Security
15 16 (20.25%) Palo Alto
16 14 (17.72%) VPN
16 14 (17.72%) DNS
16 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Office 365
2 17 (21.52%) Azure
3 16 (20.25%) AWS
4 10 (12.66%) SaaS
5 9 (11.39%) IaaS
6 7 (8.86%) GCP
6 7 (8.86%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.53%) PaaS
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (64.56%) Firewall
2 28 (35.44%) TCP/IP
3 20 (25.32%) LAN
3 20 (25.32%) WAN
4 16 (20.25%) Network Security
5 14 (17.72%) DNS
5 14 (17.72%) VPN
6 13 (16.46%) Cisco Firepower
7 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (13.92%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (10.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (8.86%) CTI
9 7 (8.86%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (7.59%) SMTP
11 5 (6.33%) DMZ
11 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (6.33%) HTTP
11 5 (6.33%) Internet
11 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) DB2
2 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Metasploit
2 7 (8.86%) WebScarab
3 4 (5.06%) Burp Suite
4 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 3 (3.80%) JMeter
4 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium
5 2 (2.53%) Snyk
5 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
1 3 (3.80%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Police
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Security Engineer
2 20 (25.32%) Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Security Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Network Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Security Manager
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Manager
6 9 (11.39%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Architect
7 8 (10.13%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 6 (7.59%) IT Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Security Operations Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) IT Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Penetration Tester
10 5 (6.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) OAuth
2 11 (13.92%) SAML
3 7 (8.86%) OAuth2
3 7 (8.86%) OpenID
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Cloud Native
1 7 (8.86%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (7.59%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) FMCG
4 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.80%) PKI
4 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.27%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.59%) Kali Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) Check Point GAiA
6 3 (3.80%) Unix
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (51.90%) Information Security
3 33 (41.77%) Security Operations
3 33 (41.77%) SIEM
4 25 (31.65%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (25.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (24.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 18 (22.78%) Identity Access Management
7 18 (22.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 17 (21.52%) ITIL
9 14 (17.72%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (16.46%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (16.46%) Security Architecture
11 12 (15.19%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.39%) OWASP
13 8 (10.13%) Technical Leadership
14 7 (8.86%) Coaching
14 7 (8.86%) Email Filtering
14 7 (8.86%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.38%) CISSP
3 23 (29.11%) CCNA
4 22 (27.85%) CCNP
5 13 (16.46%) CEH
6 12 (15.19%) MCSE
6 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (11.39%) CISM
8 7 (8.86%) AWS Certification
8 7 (8.86%) CISA
9 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.06%) OSCP
12 3 (3.80%) SSCP
13 2 (2.53%) CCSA
13 2 (2.53%) Degree
13 2 (2.53%) GCIH
13 2 (2.53%) GIAC
13 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) GDPR
2 3 (3.80%) NCSC
3 2 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.53%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (2.53%) NIST
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.53%) vSphere
4 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Core Impact
1 7 (8.86%) Kubernetes
1 7 (8.86%) Nexpose
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) OpenVAS
3 3 (3.80%) QRadar
4 2 (2.53%) Ansible
4 2 (2.53%) Nmap
5 1 (1.27%) CASB
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.27%) vRealize
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Cisco
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.25%) Palo Alto
4 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
5 12 (15.19%) Rapid7
6 7 (8.86%) Forcepoint
6 7 (8.86%) Google
6 7 (8.86%) Splunk
6 7 (8.86%) VMware
7 6 (7.59%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.33%) Citrix
9 4 (5.06%) F5
10 3 (3.80%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.80%) Veeam
11 2 (2.53%) AlienVault
11 2 (2.53%) CA
11 2 (2.53%) Juniper
11 2 (2.53%) NetWitness
11 2 (2.53%) Sun