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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 827 807 797
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 44 44 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.044% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.72% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 61
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,050 £97,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -7.10%
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
7063 6135 6157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.63% 6.17% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5617 4992 5084
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 £31,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -7 24 £55,000 -43.58% 1
Yorkshire -32 7 £35,000 -22.22%
South East -33 5 £37,000 -15.42% 1
North West -17 4 £42,500 -29.16%
South West -22 2 £63,500 -15.33%
East of England - 1 £47,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (61.90%) Windows
2 55 (52.38%) Firewall
3 54 (51.43%) SIEM
4 46 (43.81%) Information Security
4 46 (43.81%) Linux
5 40 (38.10%) Snort
6 39 (37.14%) Nmap
6 39 (37.14%) CISSP
7 37 (35.24%) Management Information System
7 37 (35.24%) Metasploit
8 31 (29.52%) CheckPoint
9 30 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 30 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (27.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 29 (27.62%) TCP/IP
10 29 (27.62%) UNIX
11 28 (26.67%) Websense
11 28 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 28 (26.67%) Network Security
12 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (25.71%) SQL
13 25 (23.81%) Blue Coat
13 25 (23.81%) tcpdump
14 24 (22.86%) CEH
14 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
14 24 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
15 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
15 23 (21.90%) Splunk
16 21 (20.00%) Juniper
17 20 (19.05%) Cisco Certification

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (3.81%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (52.38%) Firewall
2 29 (27.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 29 (27.62%) TCP/IP
3 28 (26.67%) Network Security
4 25 (23.81%) tcpdump
5 17 (16.19%) VPN
6 14 (13.33%) Wireshark
7 13 (12.38%) Wireless
7 13 (12.38%) HTTP
8 10 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (8.57%) SSL
10 8 (7.62%) Internet
11 6 (5.71%) HTTPS
12 4 (3.81%) DNS
13 3 (2.86%) SNMP
13 3 (2.86%) LAN
13 3 (2.86%) WAN
14 2 (1.90%) SAN
14 2 (1.90%) DMZ
15 1 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (35.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Analyst
2 30 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 21 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) Security Specialist
5 14 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) Information Analyst
6 12 (11.43%) Tester
7 11 (10.48%) Penetration Tester
8 10 (9.52%) IT Security Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Security Officer
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Security Specialist
11 5 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) Consultant
12 4 (3.81%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.81%) Security Tester
12 4 (3.81%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) HTML
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.24%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.71%) PKI
4 4 (3.81%) Open Source
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) RMADS
6 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.95%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.90%) Windows
2 46 (43.81%) Linux
3 29 (27.62%) UNIX
4 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (10.48%) Solaris
9 10 (9.52%) FreeBSD
10 9 (8.57%) CentOS
10 9 (8.57%) Ubuntu
11 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.81%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.90%) AIX
15 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) SIEM
2 46 (43.81%) Information Security
3 30 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 30 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (15.24%) Cyber Security
7 15 (14.29%) ITIL
8 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.52%) Business Continuity
9 10 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 8 (7.62%) Change Management
10 8 (7.62%) ISMS
11 7 (6.67%) OWASP
11 7 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
11 7 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Information Security Management
11 7 (6.67%) BCP
11 7 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) SQL
2 20 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 19 (18.10%) Perl
4 18 (17.14%) Ruby
5 11 (10.48%) Python
6 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.62%) PHP
8 5 (4.76%) C
9 4 (3.81%) Java
10 3 (2.86%) C++
11 2 (1.90%) VB
11 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) CISSP
2 24 (22.86%) CEH
2 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.48%) CCSE
5 11 (10.48%) CCNP
6 10 (9.52%) CCNA
6 10 (9.52%) SSCP
6 10 (9.52%) OSCP
7 8 (7.62%) Degree
8 6 (5.71%) CISM
8 6 (5.71%) OSCE
9 5 (4.76%) ISEB
10 4 (3.81%) MCSE
10 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.81%) GCIA
10 4 (3.81%) GCIH
11 3 (2.86%) GIAC
12 2 (1.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.57%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.81%) SLA
4 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.95%) COBIT
5 1 (0.95%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (38.10%) Snort
2 39 (37.14%) Nmap
3 13 (12.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.86%) Samba
5 2 (1.90%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.95%) Squid
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
6 1 (0.95%) XenServer
6 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (9.52%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.81%) WSUS
4 3 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.95%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) CheckPoint
2 28 (26.67%) Websense
3 25 (23.81%) Blue Coat
4 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.90%) Splunk
5 21 (20.00%) Juniper
6 19 (18.10%) Qualys
6 19 (18.10%) Red Hat
7 18 (17.14%) Cisco
7 18 (17.14%) LogRhythm
8 17 (16.19%) McAfee
9 15 (14.29%) Imperva
9 15 (14.29%) Sophos
9 15 (14.29%) Symantec
10 14 (13.33%) Becrypt
10 14 (13.33%) Lumension
10 14 (13.33%) IronPort
11 6 (5.71%) Fujitsu
11 6 (5.71%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.81%) HP
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