The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 250 244 233
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.074% 0.054% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 1.07% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
410 375 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.10% 5.09% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 317 277 290
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Nessus
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Nessus Salary Trend in the North West

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the North West

Nessus
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Manchester +6 5 £26,500 -18.46%
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Open Source
3 7 (63.64%) Qualys
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) WebInspect
4 3 (27.27%) AppScan
4 3 (27.27%) Rapid7
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
6 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
6 1 (9.09%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) AppScan
2 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 7 (63.64%) Security Consultant
2 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (63.64%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 1 (9.09%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Nmap
2 3 (27.27%) WebInspect
3 1 (9.09%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Qualys
2 3 (27.27%) Rapid7
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) HP