Tenable Nessus
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Nessus skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Nessus over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 818 769 1122
Rank change year-on-year -49 +353 -283
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 86 150 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.13% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 136 117
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,125 £38,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,425 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.41% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £79,375 £87,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +16.67%

All Systems Management Skills
UK

Nessus falls under the Systems Management category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring systems management skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,915 13,333 32,089
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.02% 14.42% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,975 8,608 14,120
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,375 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.63% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £59,526 £58,000
% change year-on-year -7.60% +2.63% +5.45%

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 23 June 2024.

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 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -34 76 £60,000 +9.09% 12
UK excluding London -81 45 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Work from Home -3 35 £60,000 +9.09% 10
London +53 30 £70,073 +7.80% 7
South East -22 19 £64,925 +18.05% 3
North of England +4 16 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -29 11 £46,250 -15.91%
West Midlands -12 6 £43,750 -30.00% 1
Midlands -55 6 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Yorkshire +66 5 £60,000 -25.00%
East of England -14 1 - - 1
South West -43 1 - - 1
Scotland -70 1 £55,000 +47.65%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

Nessus
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.16%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.86%) Azure
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (15.12%) SaaS
4 11 (12.79%) AWS
4 11 (12.79%) Azure Sentinel
4 11 (12.79%) IaaS
5 10 (11.63%) PaaS
6 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.81%) Entra ID
8 3 (3.49%) GCP
9 2 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.16%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) Firewall
2 14 (16.28%) Wireless
3 10 (11.63%) Network Security
4 9 (10.47%) LAN
4 9 (10.47%) WAN
5 8 (9.30%) BGP
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (8.14%) MPLS
6 7 (8.14%) Unified Communications
6 7 (8.14%) VLAN
6 7 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (6.98%) DMZ
7 6 (6.98%) DSL
7 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (6.98%) VPN
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (5.81%) DNS
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Metasploit
2 10 (11.63%) Burp Suite
3 6 (6.98%) Snyk
4 1 (1.16%) MSI
4 1 (1.16%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (22.09%) Social Skills
2 14 (16.28%) Finance
3 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.95%) Law
4 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (8.14%) Marketing
6 6 (6.98%) Public Sector
7 4 (4.65%) Banking
7 4 (4.65%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (3.49%) Police
9 2 (2.33%) Legal
9 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Senior
2 10 (11.63%) Analyst
2 10 (11.63%) Security Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Security Manager
3 8 (9.30%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (9.30%) Tester
4 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) IT Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Security Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Security Assurance Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Software Asset Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Software Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Testing Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) IoT
1 10 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Operational Technology
3 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.98%) CMDB
4 6 (6.98%) Cyber Threat
4 6 (6.98%) Security Posture
5 4 (4.65%) Cyberattack
5 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.33%) Anti-Spyware
7 2 (2.33%) Life Science
7 2 (2.33%) PKI
7 2 (2.33%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.16%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) Team-Oriented Environment
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.77%) Linux
4 10 (11.63%) Kali Linux
5 8 (9.30%) Unix
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.65%) CentOS
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.33%) VMS
9 1 (1.16%) AIX
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (39.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 28 (32.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 24 (27.91%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (26.74%) ITIL
6 22 (25.58%) SIEM
7 20 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (22.09%) Red Team
9 16 (18.60%) OWASP
10 13 (15.12%) Information Security
10 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (15.12%) Threat Modelling
11 12 (13.95%) DevSecOps
12 11 (12.79%) Asset Management
12 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
13 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
13 10 (11.63%) Customer Service
13 10 (11.63%) Social Engineering
14 9 (10.47%) Security Operations
14 9 (10.47%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) Python
4 3 (3.49%) Java
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 14 (16.28%) CISSP
3 13 (15.12%) OSCP
4 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.63%) CREST Certified
5 10 (11.63%) OSCE
6 9 (10.47%) GIAC
6 9 (10.47%) GPEN
7 8 (9.30%) CISM
7 8 (9.30%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.98%) CISA
9 5 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (5.81%) SSCP
10 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.49%) CEH
12 1 (1.16%) MCSA
12 1 (1.16%) MCSE
12 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.79%) NIST
3 10 (11.63%) GDPR
4 6 (6.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (6.98%) GRC
4 6 (6.98%) NIST 800
4 6 (6.98%) SOC 2
5 5 (5.81%) SLA
6 4 (4.65%) NCSC
7 3 (3.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
8 2 (2.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Docker
3 4 (4.65%) vSphere
4 3 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (12.79%) SCCM
3 10 (11.63%) Nmap
4 7 (8.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 6 (6.98%) Nexpose
6 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.81%) Terraform
6 5 (5.81%) WSUS
7 4 (4.65%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.16%) Ansible
9 1 (1.16%) Grafana
9 1 (1.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.88%) Qualys
3 19 (22.09%) VMware
4 12 (13.95%) Cisco
5 9 (10.47%) Darktrace
6 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.30%) ServiceNow
7 7 (8.14%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.98%) Palo Alto
8 6 (6.98%) Snow
9 5 (5.81%) Citrix
10 4 (4.65%) Avaya
10 4 (4.65%) F5
10 4 (4.65%) IBM
10 4 (4.65%) Oracle
10 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.49%) arcserve
11 3 (3.49%) McAfee
11 3 (3.49%) Splunk
11 3 (3.49%) Veritas