The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 807 839 767
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -72
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 70 39 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.038% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 58 18 70
Average salary £43,750 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £79,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +8.82%
Nessus
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7284 6264 6288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.91% 6.06% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 5041 5252
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Nessus
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the England region.

Nessus Salary Trend in England

Nessus
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Nessus Salary Histogram in England

Nessus
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 37 £43,750 -3.31% 6
East of England - 13 £50,000 - 1
South East -13 6 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -10 5 £43,750 +59.09% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
South West - 3 £38,500 -
West Midlands -15 2 £60,000 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus.

1 78 (65.55%) Information Security
2 45 (37.82%) Firewall
3 43 (36.13%) SIEM
4 42 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (35.29%) Windows
4 42 (35.29%) CISSP
5 32 (26.89%) Management Information System
5 32 (26.89%) Metasploit
6 27 (22.69%) CEH
6 27 (22.69%) Network Security
7 25 (21.01%) Linux
8 24 (20.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 24 (20.17%) Nmap
9 23 (19.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 23 (19.33%) Risk Assessment
10 21 (17.65%) UNIX
10 21 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (16.81%) Ethical Hacking
11 20 (16.81%) VPN
12 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
12 18 (15.13%) Degree
13 16 (13.45%) Risk Management
13 16 (13.45%) SQL
13 16 (13.45%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (12.61%) LAN
15 14 (11.76%) Finance
15 14 (11.76%) CISM
15 14 (11.76%) WAN
15 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (10.92%) GCIH

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.52%) IIS
1 3 (2.52%) IBM Notes
1 3 (2.52%) Apache
1 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.52%) CMS
1 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.82%) Firewall
2 27 (22.69%) Network Security
3 21 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (16.81%) VPN
5 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
6 15 (12.61%) LAN
7 14 (11.76%) WAN
8 13 (10.92%) Wireless
9 12 (10.08%) Wireshark
10 9 (7.56%) tcpdump
11 7 (5.88%) Internet
12 5 (4.20%) DNS
13 4 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.52%) SNMP
15 2 (1.68%) HTTP
15 2 (1.68%) DMZ
15 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
16 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.68%) AppScan
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Law
2 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) French Language
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) Analyst
2 44 (36.97%) Security Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) Security Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Tester
5 17 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
6 15 (12.61%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (12.61%) Information Analyst
7 11 (9.24%) Graduate
8 9 (7.56%) Ethical Hacker
9 8 (6.72%) Senior Security Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Consultant
10 7 (5.88%) Security Officer
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 6 (5.04%) Senior Technician
11 6 (5.04%) Information Security Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Security Consultant
12 5 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) PKI
4 5 (4.20%) Open Source
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Tandem
6 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.68%) CMDB
6 2 (1.68%) Online Games
6 2 (1.68%) RMADS
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) Windows
2 25 (21.01%) Linux
3 21 (17.65%) UNIX
4 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.20%) Solaris
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.36%) FreeBSD
8 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.84%) CentOS
9 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (65.55%) Information Security
2 43 (36.13%) SIEM
3 42 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (20.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (19.33%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (16.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 16 (13.45%) Risk Management
7 16 (13.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (10.92%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.08%) OWASP
10 11 (9.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (9.24%) Security Management
10 11 (9.24%) Time Management
11 10 (8.40%) Computer Security
11 10 (8.40%) ISMS
11 10 (8.40%) Security Testing
11 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
11 10 (8.40%) CRM
12 8 (6.72%) Business Continuity
13 7 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) Perl
2 5 (4.20%) Ruby
2 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.52%) C
4 3 (2.52%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (35.29%) CISSP
2 27 (22.69%) CEH
3 18 (15.13%) Degree
4 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.76%) CISM
5 13 (10.92%) GCIA
5 13 (10.92%) GCIH
6 12 (10.08%) SSCP
7 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
8 9 (7.56%) CCNP
9 8 (6.72%) CCNA
9 8 (6.72%) ISEB
9 8 (6.72%) OSCP
10 7 (5.88%) CCSE
10 7 (5.88%) MCSE
10 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (4.20%) MCSA
11 5 (4.20%) CCSA
12 4 (3.36%) GIAC
12 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 7 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 24 (20.17%) Nmap
2 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.04%) Snort
4 3 (2.52%) Samba
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (5.04%) WSUS
3 3 (2.52%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Qualys
2 12 (10.08%) Websense
3 11 (9.24%) Sourcefire
4 10 (8.40%) Cisco
5 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.56%) Splunk
6 8 (6.72%) LogRhythm
6 8 (6.72%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.04%) Tripwire
7 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.20%) F5
9 4 (3.36%) Rapid7
9 4 (3.36%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.52%) VMware
10 3 (2.52%) Altiris
10 3 (2.52%) Novell
10 3 (2.52%) Lotus
10 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.52%) ScanSafe
11 2 (1.68%) Imperva
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