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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 698 841 813
Rank change year-on-year
+143 -28
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 169 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 134 41 21
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
7259 7352 6500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.14% 6.81% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5880 5322
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +47 59 £53,750 -2.27% 4
South East +49 52 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +40 32 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +17 6 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England +14 5 - -
North West 0 5 £26,500 -37.64% 1
South West -6 5 £40,000 -37.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 £60,000 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 119 (50.00%) Firewall
2 105 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
3 98 (41.18%) Information Security
4 94 (39.50%) Nmap
5 93 (39.08%) Windows
5 93 (39.08%) Linux
6 80 (33.61%) Metasploit
7 74 (31.09%) Security Cleared
8 68 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 65 (27.31%) SIEM
10 64 (26.89%) Python
11 62 (26.05%) Network Security
12 49 (20.59%) Cyber Security
13 48 (20.17%) DV Cleared
14 39 (16.39%) Risk Management
15 38 (15.97%) Perl
16 37 (15.55%) Java
16 37 (15.55%) Ethical Hacking
16 37 (15.55%) Degree
17 36 (15.13%) PHP
18 34 (14.29%) Cisco
18 34 (14.29%) Security Testing
19 33 (13.87%) Vulnerability Management
19 33 (13.87%) Management Information System
20 32 (13.45%) CISSP
20 32 (13.45%) UNIX
21 31 (13.03%) C
22 30 (12.61%) TCP/IP
23 29 (12.18%) Finance
24 28 (11.76%) ITIL

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (3.78%) Apache
2 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.26%) SAS
3 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (50.00%) Firewall
2 62 (26.05%) Network Security
3 30 (12.61%) TCP/IP
4 27 (11.34%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (10.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (9.24%) Internet
7 19 (7.98%) VPN
8 18 (7.56%) Wireless
9 11 (4.62%) Broadband
10 10 (4.20%) VoIP
11 9 (3.78%) HTTP
12 7 (2.94%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.52%) SSH
14 5 (2.10%) OpenLDAP
15 3 (1.26%) OpenVPN
15 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
15 3 (1.26%) SSL
16 2 (0.84%) WAN
16 2 (0.84%) LAN
16 2 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (33.61%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.26%) AppScan
General
1 29 (12.18%) Finance
2 27 (11.34%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.52%) Advertising
5 5 (2.10%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.42%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (36.97%) Security Engineer
2 64 (26.89%) Analyst
3 61 (25.63%) Security Analyst
4 29 (12.18%) Penetration Tester
4 29 (12.18%) Tester
5 25 (10.50%) Security Manager
6 24 (10.08%) Network Engineer
6 24 (10.08%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (10.08%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 21 (8.82%) Test Manager
8 20 (8.40%) Consultant
9 15 (6.30%) Product Manager
10 14 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
11 13 (5.46%) Security Consultant
12 12 (5.04%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (5.04%) Technical Security Analyst
13 11 (4.62%) Security Officer
14 10 (4.20%) Testing Manager
15 9 (3.78%) Security Tester
15 9 (3.78%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.78%) Web Services
2 7 (2.94%) .NET
2 7 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.52%) JSP
3 6 (2.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.87%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.88%) CESG
3 10 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.78%) PKI
5 7 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.26%) Cybercrime
6 3 (1.26%) Online Gambling
6 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.26%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.84%) Tandem
7 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.84%) Robotics
7 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.84%) Online Games
7 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (39.08%) Linux
1 93 (39.08%) Windows
2 32 (13.45%) UNIX
3 21 (8.82%) VxWorks
4 8 (3.36%) MVS
5 6 (2.52%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.52%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.10%) Solaris
7 4 (1.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
2 98 (41.18%) Information Security
3 68 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 65 (27.31%) SIEM
5 49 (20.59%) Cyber Security
6 39 (16.39%) Risk Management
7 37 (15.55%) Ethical Hacking
8 34 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 33 (13.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (11.76%) ITIL
11 22 (9.24%) Data Security
12 21 (8.82%) Test Management
12 21 (8.82%) Test Strategy
13 17 (7.14%) OWASP
13 17 (7.14%) Open Source
14 16 (6.72%) Line Management
15 14 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
15 14 (5.88%) Security Architecture
15 14 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
15 14 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.89%) Python
2 38 (15.97%) Perl
3 37 (15.55%) Java
4 36 (15.13%) PHP
5 31 (13.03%) C
6 27 (11.34%) C++
7 18 (7.56%) SQL
8 11 (4.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.36%) Ruby
10 5 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.84%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (31.09%) Security Cleared
2 48 (20.17%) DV Cleared
3 37 (15.55%) Degree
4 32 (13.45%) CISSP
5 24 (10.08%) CEH
6 20 (8.40%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.62%) OSCP
8 9 (3.78%) CISM
9 6 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.26%) CISA
10 3 (1.26%) CCIE
10 3 (1.26%) CCNA
10 3 (1.26%) GIAC
11 2 (0.84%) CCDP
11 2 (0.84%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.84%) CCNP
12 1 (0.42%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.42%) VCAP
12 1 (0.42%) GREM
12 1 (0.42%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (10.50%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.62%) QA
4 5 (2.10%) COBIT
4 5 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.42%) FISMA
System Software
1 21 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.46%) vSphere
4 11 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.20%) Snort
6 7 (2.94%) iptables
7 5 (2.10%) OpenSSH
8 3 (1.26%) vCloud
9 2 (0.84%) pfSense
9 2 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (39.50%) Nmap
2 25 (10.50%) CORE IMPACT
3 18 (7.56%) Nagios
4 7 (2.94%) Bcfg2
5 6 (2.52%) Graphite
6 4 (1.68%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.68%) Ansible
6 4 (1.68%) Puppet
7 3 (1.26%) WebInspect
7 3 (1.26%) OSSEC
7 3 (1.26%) logstash
7 3 (1.26%) Kibana
7 3 (1.26%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.84%) Ionix
9 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (14.29%) Cisco
2 23 (9.66%) CheckPoint
2 23 (9.66%) Fortinet
3 22 (9.24%) Coverity
4 21 (8.82%) VMware
4 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.56%) Qualys
6 17 (7.14%) McAfee
7 14 (5.88%) Tripwire
7 14 (5.88%) LogLogic
8 12 (5.04%) LogRhythm
8 12 (5.04%) Sophos
9 11 (4.62%) Websense
9 11 (4.62%) Citrix
10 10 (4.20%) Acunetix
11 8 (3.36%) F5
11 8 (3.36%) ArcSight
12 7 (2.94%) Juniper
13 6 (2.52%) HP
14 5 (2.10%) IBM
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Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
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