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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 250 240 244
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 1.81% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.94% -
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
339 332 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.63% 4.96% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 247 258 288
Average salary £43,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 1 October 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
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Manchester -17 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Websense
1 13 (81.25%) Splunk
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee
3 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (62.50%) Lumension
3 10 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (62.50%) Becrypt
3 10 (62.50%) LogRhythm
3 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (62.50%) Snort
3 10 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) IronPort
3 10 (62.50%) Qualys
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (56.25%) CISSP
5 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Network Security
6 6 (37.50%) CEH
6 6 (37.50%) SSCP

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Security Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 10 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) CEH
3 6 (37.50%) SSCP
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Snort
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Websense
1 13 (81.25%) Splunk
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 10 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 10 (62.50%) Symantec
2 10 (62.50%) McAfee
2 10 (62.50%) Lumension
2 10 (62.50%) Becrypt
2 10 (62.50%) LogRhythm
2 10 (62.50%) IronPort
2 10 (62.50%) Qualys
3 4 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire