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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 769 834 791
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -43
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 109 67 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.061% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 0.95% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 79 53 23
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
7257 7073 6564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.03% 6.41% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5825 5713 5320
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +23 33 £50,000 -20.00% 6
South East +24 31 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire +20 21 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England - 11 £24,000 -
North West -9 6 £26,500 -24.28%
West Midlands -6 5 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +5 2 - - 3
Nessus
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Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Information Security
2 68 (43.59%) Firewall
3 60 (38.46%) Linux
4 59 (37.82%) Penetration Testing
5 55 (35.26%) Windows
6 52 (33.33%) Nmap
7 50 (32.05%) Security Cleared
7 50 (32.05%) Metasploit
8 48 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 40 (25.64%) Network Security
10 38 (24.36%) SIEM
11 34 (21.79%) Python
12 32 (20.51%) CISSP
13 29 (18.59%) Risk Management
14 27 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
15 26 (16.67%) Degree
16 25 (16.03%) DV Cleared
17 24 (15.38%) PHP
18 23 (14.74%) Cisco
19 22 (14.10%) Java
19 22 (14.10%) Perl
19 22 (14.10%) Management Information System
19 22 (14.10%) CEH
20 21 (13.46%) Finance
20 21 (13.46%) ITIL
21 20 (12.82%) VMware
22 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
22 19 (12.18%) Ethical Hacking
22 19 (12.18%) Security Testing
22 19 (12.18%) Cyber Security

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (3.21%) Apache
2 3 (1.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (43.59%) Firewall
2 40 (25.64%) Network Security
3 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (7.69%) VPN
6 12 (7.69%) Wireless
6 12 (7.69%) Internet
7 9 (5.77%) Wireshark
8 7 (4.49%) VoIP
9 5 (3.21%) Broadband
9 5 (3.21%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (3.21%) HTTP
10 3 (1.92%) OpenVPN
11 2 (1.28%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.28%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.28%) LAN
11 2 (1.28%) WAN
11 2 (1.28%) OSPF
11 2 (1.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (32.05%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.28%) AppScan
General
1 21 (13.46%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.13%) Advertising
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.64%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 27 (17.31%) Penetration Tester
2 27 (17.31%) Tester
2 27 (17.31%) Analyst
3 26 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 15 (9.62%) Consultant
4 15 (9.62%) IT Security Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Network Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 11 (7.05%) Security Tester
7 11 (7.05%) Security Consultant
8 9 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Product Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Information Security Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Security Officer
10 7 (4.49%) Graduate
11 6 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) .NET
1 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.92%) JSP
2 3 (1.92%) Web Services
2 3 (1.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.77%) CESG
4 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.21%) PKI
6 3 (1.92%) Cybercrime
6 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Tandem
8 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 60 (38.46%) Linux
2 55 (35.26%) Windows
3 17 (10.90%) UNIX
4 8 (5.13%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.21%) MVS
6 4 (2.56%) Solaris
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.28%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.00%) Information Security
2 59 (37.82%) Penetration Testing
3 48 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 38 (24.36%) SIEM
5 29 (18.59%) Risk Management
6 27 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (13.46%) ITIL
8 19 (12.18%) Ethical Hacking
8 19 (12.18%) Security Testing
8 19 (12.18%) Cyber Security
9 15 (9.62%) Security Architecture
10 14 (8.97%) Patch Management
11 13 (8.33%) Open Source
12 12 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (7.05%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.05%) Security Management
14 10 (6.41%) OWASP
14 10 (6.41%) Security Patching
15 9 (5.77%) Social Engineering
15 9 (5.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) Python
2 24 (15.38%) PHP
3 22 (14.10%) Java
3 22 (14.10%) Perl
4 18 (11.54%) C
5 15 (9.62%) C++
6 12 (7.69%) SQL
7 8 (5.13%) Ruby
8 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.21%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.92%) VBScript
11 2 (1.28%) C#
11 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (32.05%) Security Cleared
2 32 (20.51%) CISSP
3 26 (16.67%) Degree
4 25 (16.03%) DV Cleared
5 22 (14.10%) CEH
6 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 11 (7.05%) CISM
8 10 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.85%) CCNA
10 4 (2.56%) CCIE
10 4 (2.56%) CISA
10 4 (2.56%) GIAC
11 3 (1.92%) GCIA
11 3 (1.92%) GCIH
11 3 (1.92%) OSCP
12 2 (1.28%) GPEN
12 2 (1.28%) CCNP
12 2 (1.28%) CHFI
12 2 (1.28%) CCDP
13 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.41%) QA
4 5 (3.21%) COBIT
5 4 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.28%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.28%) FISMA
7 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.69%) vSphere
4 10 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.85%) Snort
6 5 (3.21%) OpenSSH
7 3 (1.92%) vCloud
8 2 (1.28%) pfSense
8 2 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (33.33%) Nmap
2 15 (9.62%) CORE IMPACT
3 10 (6.41%) Nagios
4 5 (3.21%) SCCM
5 3 (1.92%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.28%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.28%) Ionix
7 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.64%) logstash
7 1 (0.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (14.74%) Cisco
2 20 (12.82%) VMware
3 18 (11.54%) Qualys
3 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 14 (8.97%) Tripwire
5 13 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 13 (8.33%) Websense
6 12 (7.69%) Sophos
7 11 (7.05%) McAfee
7 11 (7.05%) Coverity
8 8 (5.13%) Sourcefire
8 8 (5.13%) Citrix
9 7 (4.49%) Splunk
9 7 (4.49%) LogRhythm
10 6 (3.85%) LogLogic
10 6 (3.85%) Juniper
10 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.85%) HP
10 6 (3.85%) Oracle
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