The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 823 774 795
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +21
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 65 83 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.080% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.40% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 71
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6771 5936 5681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.11% 5.73% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5417 4631 4791
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Nessus
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -60 20 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East of England -8 17 £45,000 -
South East -29 12 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North West +17 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 3 £37,500 -8.53%
West Midlands +14 1 - -
South West -8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (55.64%) Firewall
2 67 (50.38%) Linux
2 67 (50.38%) SIEM
3 66 (49.62%) CISSP
4 63 (47.37%) Windows
5 62 (46.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 57 (42.86%) Information Security
7 55 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (41.35%) Network Security
8 51 (38.35%) CheckPoint
8 51 (38.35%) SQL
9 43 (32.33%) Metasploit
9 43 (32.33%) Nmap
10 40 (30.08%) Snort
10 40 (30.08%) Cisco
10 40 (30.08%) CCNA
11 39 (29.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 37 (27.82%) Security Cleared
13 35 (26.32%) VPN
14 34 (25.56%) Perl
15 32 (24.06%) Oracle
15 32 (24.06%) CEH
15 32 (24.06%) Penetration Testing
16 31 (23.31%) CCNP
17 30 (22.56%) Red Hat
17 30 (22.56%) Python
17 30 (22.56%) Intrusion Detection
18 29 (21.80%) PCI DSS
19 27 (20.30%) Juniper
19 27 (20.30%) SC Cleared

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (15.04%) IIS
1 20 (15.04%) Apache
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (55.64%) Firewall
2 55 (41.35%) Network Security
3 35 (26.32%) VPN
4 30 (22.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 26 (19.55%) tcpdump
5 26 (19.55%) Internet
6 20 (15.04%) LAN
6 20 (15.04%) DNS
7 19 (14.29%) WAN
8 18 (13.53%) MPLS
9 17 (12.78%) TCP/IP
10 15 (11.28%) SSL
10 15 (11.28%) Wireshark
11 10 (7.52%) Wireless
12 9 (6.77%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (5.26%) HTTPS
13 7 (5.26%) HTTP
13 7 (5.26%) OSPF
13 7 (5.26%) IPsec
13 7 (5.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (32.33%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Advertising
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 28 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 27 (20.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (13.53%) Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Security Analyst
5 17 (12.78%) Security Specialist
5 17 (12.78%) Consultant
6 14 (10.53%) Security Consultant
7 13 (9.77%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Security Architect
8 11 (8.27%) Architect
9 10 (7.52%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 9 (6.77%) Information Security Architect
10 9 (6.77%) Information Architect
11 7 (5.26%) Test Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Tester
12 6 (4.51%) Information Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) XML
2 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) JSON
3 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.55%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.02%) Open Source
2 12 (9.02%) PKI
3 10 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.51%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.50%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.50%) SCADA
6 1 (0.75%) CESG
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (50.38%) Linux
2 63 (47.37%) Windows
3 23 (17.29%) Ubuntu
3 23 (17.29%) CentOS
4 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.53%) UNIX
7 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.26%) Solaris
9 3 (2.26%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.75%) AIX
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.38%) SIEM
2 62 (46.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 57 (42.86%) Information Security
4 32 (24.06%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (20.30%) Vulnerability Management
6 26 (19.55%) Service Management
7 23 (17.29%) Cyber Security
8 18 (13.53%) Capacity Management
9 16 (12.03%) Risk Management
10 15 (11.28%) Security Architecture
11 11 (8.27%) Security Testing
12 10 (7.52%) ITIL
12 10 (7.52%) OWASP
13 8 (6.02%) Business Continuity
14 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (5.26%) Test Strategy
15 6 (4.51%) Product Management
15 6 (4.51%) Manual Testing
15 6 (4.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.35%) SQL
2 34 (25.56%) Perl
3 30 (22.56%) Python
4 26 (19.55%) Bash Shell
4 26 (19.55%) Ruby
5 21 (15.79%) PHP
6 8 (6.02%) Java
6 8 (6.02%) C++
7 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.50%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 66 (49.62%) CISSP
2 55 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (30.08%) CCNA
4 37 (27.82%) Security Cleared
5 32 (24.06%) CEH
6 31 (23.31%) CCNP
7 27 (20.30%) SC Cleared
8 26 (19.55%) OSCP
9 21 (15.79%) OSCE
10 18 (13.53%) Degree
11 12 (9.02%) CCIE
12 9 (6.77%) GPEN
12 9 (6.77%) GSEC
13 7 (5.26%) CCSP
13 7 (5.26%) GIAC
14 6 (4.51%) CISM
14 6 (4.51%) Security+ Certification
15 5 (3.76%) RHCE
15 5 (3.76%) CCSA
15 5 (3.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (29.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (21.80%) PCI DSS
3 21 (15.79%) HIPAA
4 6 (4.51%) SLA
5 4 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.50%) GPG13
6 2 (1.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (32.33%) Nmap
2 40 (30.08%) Snort
3 9 (6.77%) ISA Server
4 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.50%) Squid
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (9.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (7.52%) CORE IMPACT
3 7 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (38.35%) CheckPoint
2 40 (30.08%) Cisco
3 32 (24.06%) Oracle
4 30 (22.56%) Red Hat
5 27 (20.30%) Juniper
5 27 (20.30%) Blue Coat
6 23 (17.29%) McAfee
7 22 (16.54%) Imperva
7 22 (16.54%) Sophos
8 21 (15.79%) Lumension
9 17 (12.78%) Websense
9 17 (12.78%) Qualys
10 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
11 13 (9.77%) Symantec
11 13 (9.77%) IBM
12 12 (9.02%) Splunk
12 12 (9.02%) Becrypt
12 12 (9.02%) LogRhythm
12 12 (9.02%) IronPort
13 11 (8.27%) Sourcefire
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