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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 178 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 2.56% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -8.60%
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
145 195 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.57% 5.28% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 109 156 154
Average salary £46,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) CORE IMPACT