The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 168 186 149
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -37
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.081% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.77% 1.24% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Nessus
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
265 242 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.48% 6.53% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 194 158
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,478 £27,400 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Nessus
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the Leeds region.

Nessus Salary Trend in Leeds

Nessus
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Nessus Salary Histogram in Leeds

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (90.91%) Nmap
1 10 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Metasploit
3 8 (72.73%) CORE IMPACT
3 8 (72.73%) Social Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) CESG
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
5 6 (54.55%) Acunetix
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Security
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) Information Security
9 2 (18.18%) Tandem
9 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Google
9 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
9 2 (18.18%) Server Building
10 1 (9.09%) OWASP
10 1 (9.09%) Security Management

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VoIP
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Security Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Test Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) CESG
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Social Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Security
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Server Building
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Nmap
2 8 (72.73%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Acunetix
3 2 (18.18%) Google