The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 127 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.040% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.90% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £24,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
Nessus
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
204 215 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.73% 8.69% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 179 148 200
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Nessus
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Nessus Salary Trend in Reading

Nessus
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Nessus Salary Histogram in Reading

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (78.57%) Metasploit
1 11 (78.57%) CREST Certified
2 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (64.29%) Burp Suite
2 9 (64.29%) OWASP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Nmap
3 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (50.00%) Nokia
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Network Design
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) KNOPPIX
6 2 (14.29%) Kali Linux

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Metasploit
2 9 (64.29%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (64.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Account Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Sales Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Security Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Account Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Sales Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Testing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Kali Linux
1 2 (14.29%) KNOPPIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (64.29%) OWASP
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CREST Certified
2 2 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Nmap
2 2 (14.29%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (50.00%) Juniper
1 7 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Tripwire