The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 594 599 630
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +31
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 27 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 12
Average salary £57,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £97,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
Nessus
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3413 3046 2793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 7.19% 6.78% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2818 2514 2380
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in London

Nessus
Salary Trend in London

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

Nessus Salary Trend in London

Nessus
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Nessus Salary Histogram in London

Nessus
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
City of London - 5 £60,000 - 1
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 29 (64.44%) Information Security
3 26 (57.78%) Windows
4 21 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (42.22%) Linux
5 19 (42.22%) CISSP
5 19 (42.22%) Management Information System
5 19 (42.22%) SIEM
6 18 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (37.78%) Network Security
7 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (35.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (35.56%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (35.56%) Metasploit
8 16 (35.56%) UNIX
9 15 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (28.89%) VPN
11 12 (26.67%) SQL
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) Websense
11 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
11 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
11 12 (26.67%) Snort
11 12 (26.67%) Nmap
11 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (24.44%) Wireshark
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
13 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (37.78%) Network Security
4 13 (28.89%) VPN
5 11 (24.44%) Wireshark
6 10 (22.22%) tcpdump
6 10 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (17.78%) Wireless
8 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.44%) Internet
9 2 (4.44%) DNS
9 2 (4.44%) SSL
10 1 (2.22%) LAN
10 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
1 15 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Information Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Information Security Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Security Officer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Test Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Tester
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) UNIX
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (22.22%) Solaris
6 10 (22.22%) FreeBSD
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Information Security
2 21 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (42.22%) SIEM
4 16 (35.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (35.56%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (26.67%) ITIL
7 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
9 7 (15.56%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (15.56%) BCP
9 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (13.33%) OWASP
10 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
11 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
11 5 (11.11%) Data Security
11 5 (11.11%) Security Management
11 5 (11.11%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Perl
2 10 (22.22%) Ruby
2 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) CISSP
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.22%) CCNP
2 10 (22.22%) CCSE
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CEH
5 3 (6.67%) OSCP
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) GPEN
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Snort
1 12 (26.67%) Nmap
2 1 (2.22%) Samba
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Websense
1 12 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) LogRhythm
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
5 3 (6.67%) McAfee
5 3 (6.67%) Qualys
6 2 (4.44%) IronPort
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Lumension
6 2 (4.44%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
7 1 (2.22%) Novell
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus