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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 822 830 780
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -50
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 51 29 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.029% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.48% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 64
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £97,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
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
7364 6015 6115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.88% 6.01% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5889 4902 5057
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 24 £52,500 -44.00% 6
South East -13 8 £42,500 -30.61% 1
East of England - 7 £38,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 -
North West -27 3 £42,500 +54.54%
West Midlands -23 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £63,500 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 58 (54.21%) Information Security
2 55 (51.40%) Windows
3 52 (48.60%) Firewall
4 41 (38.32%) SIEM
5 40 (37.38%) Metasploit
6 39 (36.45%) Linux
7 37 (34.58%) Nmap
7 37 (34.58%) Penetration Testing
8 36 (33.64%) CISSP
9 29 (27.10%) Management Information System
10 28 (26.17%) UNIX
10 28 (26.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 24 (22.43%) CEH
11 24 (22.43%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (21.50%) SQL
12 23 (21.50%) Snort
13 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (19.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (18.69%) tcpdump
16 19 (17.76%) Network Security
16 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
16 19 (17.76%) VPN
17 18 (16.82%) Vulnerability Management
18 17 (15.89%) CheckPoint
18 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
20 15 (14.02%) Wireless
20 15 (14.02%) Cisco
20 15 (14.02%) Perl
20 15 (14.02%) Bash Shell

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (3.74%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.80%) Apache
2 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.80%) CMS
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Office
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (48.60%) Firewall
2 21 (19.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (18.69%) tcpdump
4 19 (17.76%) Network Security
4 19 (17.76%) TCP/IP
4 19 (17.76%) VPN
5 15 (14.02%) Wireless
6 13 (12.15%) Wireshark
7 8 (7.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (7.48%) Internet
7 8 (7.48%) HTTP
8 6 (5.61%) LAN
9 5 (4.67%) WAN
10 3 (2.80%) SNMP
10 3 (2.80%) DNS
11 2 (1.87%) SSL
11 2 (1.87%) SAN
11 2 (1.87%) DMZ
12 1 (0.93%) IPsec
12 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (37.38%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.93%) AppScan
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Analyst
2 35 (32.71%) Security Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Tester
3 16 (14.95%) Security Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Information Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Security Officer
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Information Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Graduate
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Security Specialist
7 6 (5.61%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Security Tester
8 5 (4.67%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) PKI
3 6 (5.61%) Open Source
3 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) RMADS
4 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 55 (51.40%) Windows
2 39 (36.45%) Linux
3 28 (26.17%) UNIX
4 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.41%) Solaris
8 8 (7.48%) FreeBSD
8 8 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.61%) CentOS
9 6 (5.61%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.80%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.21%) Information Security
2 41 (38.32%) SIEM
3 37 (34.58%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (26.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (22.43%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (16.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (13.08%) Risk Management
8 13 (12.15%) Data Protection
9 11 (10.28%) OWASP
9 11 (10.28%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (9.35%) ITIL
10 10 (9.35%) ISMS
11 9 (8.41%) Business Continuity
11 9 (8.41%) Security Management
12 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.48%) Cyber Security
13 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (6.54%) BCP
13 7 (6.54%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (6.54%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) SQL
2 15 (14.02%) Perl
2 15 (14.02%) Bash Shell
3 14 (13.08%) Ruby
4 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.48%) Python
5 6 (5.61%) PHP
6 4 (3.74%) C
7 3 (2.80%) C++
7 3 (2.80%) Java
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (33.64%) CISSP
2 24 (22.43%) CEH
3 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
5 12 (11.21%) Degree
6 9 (8.41%) OSCP
7 8 (7.48%) CCSE
7 8 (7.48%) CISM
7 8 (7.48%) SSCP
7 8 (7.48%) CCNP
7 8 (7.48%) CCNA
8 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.61%) GCIA
9 6 (5.61%) GCIH
10 5 (4.67%) ISEB
11 4 (3.74%) MCSE
11 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.74%) OSCE
12 3 (2.80%) GIAC
13 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.61%) HIPAA
4 4 (3.74%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (34.58%) Nmap
2 23 (21.50%) Snort
3 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.80%) Samba
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (2.80%) WSUS
2 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.87%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) CheckPoint
2 15 (14.02%) Cisco
3 14 (13.08%) Red Hat
3 14 (13.08%) Websense
3 14 (13.08%) Splunk
4 12 (11.21%) Imperva
4 12 (11.21%) Sophos
5 11 (10.28%) Qualys
5 11 (10.28%) Blue Coat
6 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.41%) Juniper
8 7 (6.54%) Sourcefire
8 7 (6.54%) LogRhythm
9 5 (4.67%) Symantec
9 5 (4.67%) McAfee
10 3 (2.80%) Altiris
10 3 (2.80%) Novell
10 3 (2.80%) Lotus
10 3 (2.80%) Oracle
10 3 (2.80%) HP
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