The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 430 423 406
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 7 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.034% 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 1.08% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 18
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £45,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1537 1302 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.36% 5.81% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1007 945
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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
Berkshire 0 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Hampshire - 2 £56,875 -
Oxfordshire +11 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (58.33%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) Metasploit
4 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Nmap
5 4 (33.33%) Splunk
6 3 (25.00%) GCIA
6 3 (25.00%) GCIH
6 3 (25.00%) CEH
6 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Qualys
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) GCIA
4 3 (25.00%) GCIH
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) GPEN
5 2 (16.67%) CCSA
5 2 (16.67%) CHFI
5 2 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (16.67%) CCSP
6 1 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) HIPAA
1 2 (16.67%) FISMA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nmap
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) Qualys
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) Websense
3 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 2 (16.67%) Imperva
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (8.33%) Palantir
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Coverity