The first table below looks at the demand for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 439 410 381
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -29
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 12 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 2.39% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 51
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1375 1298 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.86% 5.79% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 950 1103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Nessus
England

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nessus
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Nessus Salary Trend in the South East

Nessus
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the South East

Nessus
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Berkshire +15 12 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 26 (78.79%) Metasploit
3 25 (75.76%) Windows
4 24 (72.73%) Perl
4 24 (72.73%) Firewall
5 23 (69.70%) CISSP
5 23 (69.70%) Snort
5 23 (69.70%) Nmap
6 22 (66.67%) Ruby
6 22 (66.67%) Ubuntu
6 22 (66.67%) PCI DSS
6 22 (66.67%) CentOS
6 22 (66.67%) Python
6 22 (66.67%) SQL
7 21 (63.64%) Sophos
7 21 (63.64%) Imperva
7 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
7 21 (63.64%) tcpdump
7 21 (63.64%) SIEM
7 21 (63.64%) OSCP
7 21 (63.64%) OSCE
7 21 (63.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 21 (63.64%) CEH
8 20 (60.61%) HIPAA
8 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
8 20 (60.61%) PHP
9 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (51.52%) CCNA
9 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) tcpdump
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) NetScreen
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Security Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Junior
5 1 (3.03%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (6.06%) SCADA
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 25 (75.76%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 22 (66.67%) CentOS
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) SIEM
1 21 (63.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (27.27%) Information Security
3 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Perl
2 22 (66.67%) Ruby
2 22 (66.67%) Python
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 20 (60.61%) PHP
5 6 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) CISSP
2 21 (63.64%) OSCP
2 21 (63.64%) OSCE
2 21 (63.64%) CEH
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (51.52%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) RHCE
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) CISM
7 2 (6.06%) CCNP
7 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.03%) CCSE
8 1 (3.03%) OSWP
8 1 (3.03%) CISA
8 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 20 (60.61%) HIPAA
3 5 (15.15%) SLA
4 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (6.06%) GPG13
6 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Snort
1 23 (69.70%) Nmap
2 2 (6.06%) Squid
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Sophos
1 21 (63.64%) Imperva
2 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Websense
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Tufin
5 2 (6.06%) Qualys
5 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
5 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.03%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.03%) Coverity
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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