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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 840 806 818
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 48 47 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.047% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.76% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 51
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £97,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
7022 6207 5988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.46% 6.24% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5612 5077 4949
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 +11 28 £55,000 +25.71%
South East -29 8 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -41 5 £35,000 -22.22%
North West -15 4 £42,500 -29.16%
South West -20 2 £63,500 -15.33%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (60.58%) Windows
2 59 (56.73%) Firewall
3 55 (52.88%) SIEM
4 46 (44.23%) Linux
5 45 (43.27%) Information Security
6 42 (40.38%) CISSP
6 42 (40.38%) Snort
7 39 (37.50%) Nmap
8 35 (33.65%) Management Information System
9 34 (32.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 34 (32.69%) Network Security
9 34 (32.69%) Metasploit
10 33 (31.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 32 (30.77%) CheckPoint
12 31 (29.81%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (28.85%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (28.85%) TCP/IP
14 29 (27.88%) Websense
15 28 (26.92%) SQL
16 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (25.00%) Blue Coat
17 26 (25.00%) tcpdump
17 26 (25.00%) UNIX
18 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
18 24 (23.08%) Splunk
18 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
19 23 (22.12%) CEH
19 23 (22.12%) Risk Assessment
20 22 (21.15%) Juniper
21 21 (20.19%) Bash Shell

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.81%) IIS
2 4 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Office
2 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (56.73%) Firewall
2 34 (32.69%) Network Security
3 33 (31.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (28.85%) TCP/IP
5 26 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 15 (14.42%) VPN
7 14 (13.46%) HTTP
7 14 (13.46%) Wireshark
8 11 (10.58%) Wireless
9 10 (9.62%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (9.62%) SSL
10 8 (7.69%) Internet
11 7 (6.73%) HTTPS
12 4 (3.85%) DNS
13 3 (2.88%) LAN
13 3 (2.88%) WAN
14 2 (1.92%) SNMP
14 2 (1.92%) SAN
14 2 (1.92%) DMZ
15 1 (0.96%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (32.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Analyst
2 28 (26.92%) Security Analyst
3 22 (21.15%) Security Engineer
4 19 (18.27%) Security Specialist
5 16 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 16 (15.38%) Information Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Tester
6 10 (9.62%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (6.73%) Security Officer
8 7 (6.73%) Senior Security Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Security Specialist
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Information Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) IT Security Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Consultant
12 3 (2.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.92%) HTML
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.77%) PKI
3 4 (3.85%) Open Source
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) RMADS
6 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.96%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (60.58%) Windows
2 46 (44.23%) Linux
3 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (25.00%) UNIX
5 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (10.58%) Solaris
9 10 (9.62%) Ubuntu
9 10 (9.62%) FreeBSD
9 10 (9.62%) CentOS
10 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.85%) Windows NT
12 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.92%) AIX
14 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) SIEM
2 45 (43.27%) Information Security
3 34 (32.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 31 (29.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 30 (28.85%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (22.12%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (16.35%) Cyber Security
8 16 (15.38%) ITIL
9 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.62%) Business Continuity
10 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.65%) Change Management
11 8 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 7 (6.73%) OWASP
12 7 (6.73%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (6.73%) BCP
12 7 (6.73%) Migration
12 7 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (6.73%) Service Management
13 6 (5.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) SQL
2 21 (20.19%) Bash Shell
3 20 (19.23%) Perl
4 19 (18.27%) Ruby
5 12 (11.54%) Python
6 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.65%) PHP
8 4 (3.85%) C
9 3 (2.88%) Java
10 2 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (40.38%) CISSP
2 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 23 (22.12%) CEH
4 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.58%) CCSE
6 11 (10.58%) CCNP
7 10 (9.62%) CCNA
7 10 (9.62%) OSCP
8 9 (8.65%) SSCP
9 7 (6.73%) OSCE
10 6 (5.77%) Degree
10 6 (5.77%) CISM
11 5 (4.81%) ISEB
12 4 (3.85%) MCSE
12 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.88%) GIAC
13 3 (2.88%) GCIA
13 3 (2.88%) GCIH
14 2 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.62%) HIPAA
4 4 (3.85%) SLA
5 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.96%) COBIT
6 1 (0.96%) GPG13
System Software
1 42 (40.38%) Snort
2 39 (37.50%) Nmap
3 14 (13.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.88%) Samba
5 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.96%) Squid
6 1 (0.96%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) XenServer
6 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (14.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (8.65%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 29 (27.88%) Websense
3 26 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 24 (23.08%) Splunk
4 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 22 (21.15%) Juniper
6 20 (19.23%) Red Hat
6 20 (19.23%) Qualys
7 19 (18.27%) LogRhythm
8 18 (17.31%) McAfee
8 18 (17.31%) Cisco
9 16 (15.38%) Sophos
9 16 (15.38%) Imperva
9 16 (15.38%) Symantec
10 15 (14.42%) Lumension
10 15 (14.42%) IronPort
10 15 (14.42%) Becrypt
11 7 (6.73%) Fujitsu
12 6 (5.77%) Sourcefire
13 4 (3.85%) HP