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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 807 791 796
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 45 72 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.069% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 32
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
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
6801 6565 5845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.78% 6.30% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 5219 4559
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,425 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +45 24 £55,000 -4.34% 4
South East -13 7 £55,000 +15.78% 1
North West +10 5 £24,000 -
Yorkshire 0 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 2
East of England -17 1 - -
South West -22 1 £80,000 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 68 (59.65%) Information Security
2 39 (34.21%) CISSP
2 39 (34.21%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (30.70%) SIEM
4 34 (29.82%) Metasploit
5 29 (25.44%) Network Security
6 27 (23.68%) Windows
7 26 (22.81%) CEH
8 23 (20.18%) Linux
8 23 (20.18%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (19.30%) Degree
9 22 (19.30%) Firewall
10 21 (18.42%) Ethical Hacking
11 20 (17.54%) Qualys
11 20 (17.54%) Management Information System
12 19 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 19 (16.67%) Nmap
12 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (14.91%) LAN
14 17 (14.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
15 16 (14.04%) WAN
15 16 (14.04%) SQL
16 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.28%) Cisco
17 14 (12.28%) CISM
17 14 (12.28%) VMware
17 14 (12.28%) Security Cleared
18 13 (11.40%) Computer Security

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.44%) Network Security
2 22 (19.30%) Firewall
3 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 17 (14.91%) LAN
5 16 (14.04%) WAN
6 12 (10.53%) Wireshark
7 11 (9.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (8.77%) VPN
9 9 (7.89%) tcpdump
10 7 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.51%) Wireless
12 3 (2.63%) VoIP
13 2 (1.75%) DNS
13 2 (1.75%) Internet
13 2 (1.75%) OpenVPN
13 2 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.88%) IntruShield
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.75%) AppScan
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) French Language
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Security Engineer
2 28 (24.56%) Penetration Tester
2 28 (24.56%) Tester
3 24 (21.05%) Analyst
4 23 (20.18%) Security Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Graduate
5 12 (10.53%) Consultant
6 11 (9.65%) Ethical Hacker
7 9 (7.89%) Information Security Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Security Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Network Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Technician
10 6 (5.26%) Security Tester
11 4 (3.51%) Trainee Tester
11 4 (3.51%) Trainee
11 4 (3.51%) Trainee Consultant
11 4 (3.51%) IT Security Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) .NET
1 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.63%) JSP
2 3 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) Open Source
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Tandem
5 2 (1.75%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) Statistics
5 2 (1.75%) CMDB
5 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.65%) Information Security
2 39 (34.21%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (30.70%) SIEM
4 23 (20.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 21 (18.42%) Ethical Hacking
6 19 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (11.40%) Computer Security
8 11 (9.65%) CRM
9 10 (8.77%) OWASP
9 10 (8.77%) Problem Management
9 10 (8.77%) Security Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (7.89%) Time Management
11 7 (6.14%) Network Management
12 5 (4.39%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.39%) Change Management
12 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
13 4 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (2.63%) Security Management
15 2 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.04%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) Java
3 6 (5.26%) PHP
4 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) Perl
6 3 (2.63%) C
6 3 (2.63%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) Ruby
7 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (34.21%) CISSP
2 26 (22.81%) CEH
3 22 (19.30%) Degree
4 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (12.28%) CISM
5 14 (12.28%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.40%) GCIA
6 13 (11.40%) GCIH
7 12 (10.53%) CCNA
8 10 (8.77%) CCNP
9 9 (7.89%) MCSE
9 9 (7.89%) MCSA
9 9 (7.89%) SSCP
9 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (7.89%) CCSA
10 8 (7.02%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (6.14%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (6.14%) CCSE
11 7 (6.14%) MCITP
12 6 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.77%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.26%) SLA
4 3 (2.63%) FISMA
5 2 (1.75%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.39%) Snort
5 2 (1.75%) vCloud
5 2 (1.75%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) Nmap
2 13 (11.40%) CORE IMPACT
3 5 (4.39%) SCCM
4 3 (2.63%) WebInspect
4 3 (2.63%) WSUS
4 3 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.75%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Qualys
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.28%) Cisco
3 14 (12.28%) VMware
4 13 (11.40%) Websense
4 13 (11.40%) Sourcefire
5 12 (10.53%) Splunk
6 10 (8.77%) Tripwire
6 10 (8.77%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.26%) McAfee
8 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.39%) Rapid7
8 5 (4.39%) F5
9 4 (3.51%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.51%) Symantec
9 4 (3.51%) HP
10 3 (2.63%) Citrix
10 3 (2.63%) IBM
10 3 (2.63%) Oracle
10 3 (2.63%) Acunetix
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Church International
Salary: £50k-£55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus + more
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago