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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 815 789 806
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 55 52 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.051% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.82% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6666 6319 5640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.19% 6.20% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5363 5102 4683
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -30 24 £60,000 +41.17% 1
South East 0 18 £42,500 - 1
North West +9 7 £33,750 -43.75% 1
Yorkshire -45 4 £33,750 -10.00%
South West -20 2 £49,250 -34.33%
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (59.35%) Firewall
2 63 (51.22%) Windows
3 60 (48.78%) Linux
4 58 (47.15%) SIEM
5 51 (41.46%) CheckPoint
6 49 (39.84%) Snort
6 49 (39.84%) Nmap
7 47 (38.21%) CISSP
8 46 (37.40%) SQL
9 45 (36.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 44 (35.77%) Metasploit
11 41 (33.33%) Information Security
12 40 (32.52%) Network Security
13 37 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
14 33 (26.83%) Vulnerability Management
15 32 (26.02%) tcpdump
15 32 (26.02%) Cisco
16 31 (25.20%) Security Cleared
17 29 (23.58%) Blue Coat
17 29 (23.58%) Perl
18 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
18 28 (22.76%) Management Information System
18 28 (22.76%) Websense
19 27 (21.95%) CCNA
19 27 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
19 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (21.14%) Bash Shell
21 25 (20.33%) Ruby
21 25 (20.33%) Juniper

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (12.20%) IIS
2 14 (11.38%) Apache
3 3 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (59.35%) Firewall
2 40 (32.52%) Network Security
3 32 (26.02%) tcpdump
4 28 (22.76%) TCP/IP
5 27 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (18.70%) VPN
7 19 (15.45%) Wireshark
8 15 (12.20%) DNS
9 14 (11.38%) LAN
9 14 (11.38%) HTTP
10 13 (10.57%) WAN
11 12 (9.76%) MPLS
12 10 (8.13%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (8.13%) Internet
12 10 (8.13%) SSL
13 8 (6.50%) Wireless
14 7 (5.69%) HTTPS
15 2 (1.63%) NetScreen
15 2 (1.63%) SAN
15 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (30.89%) Security Engineer
2 25 (20.33%) Analyst
3 22 (17.89%) Security Specialist
4 18 (14.63%) Security Analyst
5 15 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 15 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Tester
7 10 (8.13%) IT Security Engineer
7 10 (8.13%) Penetration Tester
7 10 (8.13%) Consultant
8 9 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Security Officer
10 7 (5.69%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Security Tester
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Security Specialist
12 5 (4.07%) Information Security Specialist
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) .NET
2 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.13%) Open Source
3 7 (5.69%) PKI
4 4 (3.25%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.63%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.81%) RMADS
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.22%) Windows
2 60 (48.78%) Linux
3 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.07%) UNIX
5 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (13.01%) CentOS
7 16 (13.01%) Ubuntu
8 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (8.94%) Solaris
10 10 (8.13%) FreeBSD
11 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.63%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.63%) AIX
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.15%) SIEM
2 45 (36.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 41 (33.33%) Information Security
4 33 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (26.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (15.45%) Service Management
6 17 (13.82%) ITIL
6 17 (13.82%) Cyber Security
7 16 (13.01%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (12.20%) Business Continuity
9 12 (9.76%) Capacity Management
10 10 (8.13%) OWASP
10 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.50%) Test Strategy
11 8 (6.50%) Security Testing
12 7 (5.69%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (5.69%) Migration
12 7 (5.69%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (5.69%) Change Management
12 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.40%) SQL
2 29 (23.58%) Perl
3 26 (21.14%) Bash Shell
4 25 (20.33%) Ruby
5 22 (17.89%) Python
6 14 (11.38%) PHP
7 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.88%) C++
9 4 (3.25%) C
9 4 (3.25%) Java
10 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.63%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (38.21%) CISSP
2 37 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (25.20%) Security Cleared
4 27 (21.95%) CCNA
5 24 (19.51%) CCNP
5 24 (19.51%) CEH
6 22 (17.89%) SC Cleared
7 17 (13.82%) OSCP
8 13 (10.57%) OSCE
9 11 (8.94%) CCSE
10 6 (4.88%) SSCP
10 6 (4.88%) CISM
10 6 (4.88%) GPEN
11 5 (4.07%) RHCE
11 5 (4.07%) CCSA
12 4 (3.25%) CISA
12 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.44%) Degree
14 2 (1.63%) GIAC
14 2 (1.63%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (19.51%) PCI DSS
2 15 (12.20%) HIPAA
3 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.63%) GPG13
5 1 (0.81%) COBIT
5 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (39.84%) Snort
1 49 (39.84%) Nmap
2 13 (10.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.63%) Squid
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) XenServer
4 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (12.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (9.76%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.63%) WSUS
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 51 (41.46%) CheckPoint
2 32 (26.02%) Cisco
3 29 (23.58%) Blue Coat
4 28 (22.76%) Websense
5 25 (20.33%) Juniper
5 25 (20.33%) Red Hat
6 22 (17.89%) Splunk
7 21 (17.07%) Imperva
7 21 (17.07%) Sophos
7 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 19 (15.45%) McAfee
8 19 (15.45%) LogRhythm
9 18 (14.63%) Qualys
10 16 (13.01%) Lumension
10 16 (13.01%) Symantec
11 15 (12.20%) IronPort
11 15 (12.20%) Becrypt
12 13 (10.57%) Oracle
13 7 (5.69%) Fujitsu
14 6 (4.88%) Sourcefire
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