The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 188 192 174
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.10% 0.025% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.65% 0.66% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Nessus
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
242 151 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.29% 3.72% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 171 120 184
Average salary £41,500 £44,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.21% +14.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Nessus
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Nessus Salary Trend in Manchester

Nessus
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Nessus Salary Histogram in Manchester

Nessus
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (90.00%) Nmap
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Qualys
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Rapid7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) WebInspect
3 2 (20.00%) AppScan
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) AppScan
2 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OWASP
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Nmap
2 2 (20.00%) WebInspect
3 1 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Qualys
2 2 (20.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) HP