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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 797 827 758
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -69
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 73 51 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.050% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 0.80% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 65
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £71,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
7178 6369 6256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.81% 6.22% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5850 5065 5221
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +48 42 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -10 13 £50,000 -28.57% 1
North West -15 7 £44,500 +61.81% 1
South East -8 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South West - 3 £38,500 -
West Midlands -6 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -25 1 £25,000 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 73 (63.48%) Information Security
2 43 (37.39%) CISSP
3 39 (33.91%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (32.17%) SIEM
4 37 (32.17%) Firewall
5 36 (31.30%) Windows
6 32 (27.83%) Network Security
7 31 (26.96%) Management Information System
8 26 (22.61%) CEH
9 25 (21.74%) Metasploit
10 24 (20.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (20.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
13 21 (18.26%) Linux
14 20 (17.39%) LAN
14 20 (17.39%) VPN
14 20 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 19 (16.52%) Nmap
15 19 (16.52%) WAN
16 18 (15.65%) UNIX
16 18 (15.65%) Risk Assessment
16 18 (15.65%) Degree
17 16 (13.91%) Qualys
17 16 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
17 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
18 15 (13.04%) CISM
19 14 (12.17%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
20 13 (11.30%) Data Protection

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (2.61%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.61%) IIS
1 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
1 3 (2.61%) Apache
1 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.17%) Firewall
2 32 (27.83%) Network Security
3 24 (20.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
5 20 (17.39%) VPN
5 20 (17.39%) LAN
6 19 (16.52%) WAN
7 11 (9.57%) Wireshark
7 11 (9.57%) Wireless
8 8 (6.96%) tcpdump
9 7 (6.09%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.35%) Internet
10 5 (4.35%) DNS
11 3 (2.61%) SNMP
12 2 (1.74%) DMZ
12 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.87%) HTTP
13 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.74%) AppScan
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Law
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) French Language
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (40.00%) Analyst
2 44 (38.26%) Security Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Information Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Penetration Tester
4 15 (13.04%) Tester
5 12 (10.43%) Graduate
6 10 (8.70%) Ethical Hacker
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Security Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Information Security Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Information Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Technician
9 6 (5.22%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) Open Source
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Tandem
5 3 (2.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Statistics
6 2 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.74%) CMDB
6 2 (1.74%) Online Games
6 2 (1.74%) RMADS
6 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.30%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) Linux
3 18 (15.65%) UNIX
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.61%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.61%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (63.48%) Information Security
2 39 (33.91%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (32.17%) SIEM
4 23 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 20 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (15.65%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
7 16 (13.91%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (11.30%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (10.43%) Time Management
10 11 (9.57%) Computer Security
10 11 (9.57%) Problem Management
10 11 (9.57%) Security Management
10 11 (9.57%) CRM
11 10 (8.70%) ISMS
11 10 (8.70%) Security Testing
12 9 (7.83%) OWASP
13 7 (6.09%) Network Management
13 7 (6.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Ruby
2 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.87%) C
2 1 (0.87%) C#
2 1 (0.87%) C++
2 1 (0.87%) Java
2 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (37.39%) CISSP
2 26 (22.61%) CEH
3 18 (15.65%) Degree
4 15 (13.04%) CISM
5 14 (12.17%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (11.30%) SSCP
7 12 (10.43%) GCIA
7 12 (10.43%) GCIH
8 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (9.57%) MCSE
8 11 (9.57%) CCNA
9 10 (8.70%) CCNP
10 9 (7.83%) CCSA
10 9 (7.83%) ISEB
10 9 (7.83%) MCSA
11 8 (6.96%) CCSE
12 7 (6.09%) MCITP
12 7 (6.09%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (6.09%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.96%) SLA
3 6 (5.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.52%) Nmap
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.61%) Samba
5 1 (0.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (5.22%) WSUS
3 3 (2.61%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Qualys
2 13 (11.30%) Websense
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.70%) Cisco
3 10 (8.70%) Sourcefire
4 9 (7.83%) Splunk
5 8 (6.96%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.09%) VMware
6 7 (6.09%) Tripwire
7 5 (4.35%) F5
8 4 (3.48%) Rapid7
8 4 (3.48%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.61%) ScanSafe
9 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.61%) Altiris
9 3 (2.61%) Novell
9 3 (2.61%) Lotus
10 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.74%) Symantec
10 2 (1.74%) IBM
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