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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 440 414 420
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 10 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.075% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 1.06% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
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
1609 1506 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.11% 7.02% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1244 1017
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Berkshire - 6 £37,000 -
Hampshire -15 2 £42,500 -
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) Nmap
4 19 (65.52%) Snort
5 17 (58.62%) Sophos
5 17 (58.62%) Metasploit
5 17 (58.62%) Imperva
5 17 (58.62%) tcpdump
6 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (51.72%) CISSP
7 15 (51.72%) SIEM
8 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 14 (48.28%) CEH
8 14 (48.28%) PCI DSS
9 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
9 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
9 12 (41.38%) CentOS
10 11 (37.93%) Python
10 11 (37.93%) CCNA
10 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (37.93%) HIPAA
10 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
11 10 (34.48%) Perl
11 10 (34.48%) PHP
11 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
11 10 (34.48%) Ruby
12 9 (31.03%) Cisco
13 8 (27.59%) Juniper

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) tcpdump
3 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) Network Security
5 6 (20.69%) HTTP
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) DMZ
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) NetScreen
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) IPsec
7 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Security Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.45%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
3 12 (41.38%) CentOS
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) UNIX
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (51.72%) SIEM
3 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
3 10 (34.48%) Ruby
3 10 (34.48%) Perl
3 10 (34.48%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CISSP
2 14 (48.28%) CEH
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) CCNA
4 8 (27.59%) OSCP
4 8 (27.59%) OSCE
5 4 (13.79%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.34%) RHCE
6 3 (10.34%) CISM
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) GIAC
7 2 (6.90%) GCIA
7 2 (6.90%) GCIH
7 2 (6.90%) MCP
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) SSCP
7 2 (6.90%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) PCI DSS
2 11 (37.93%) HIPAA
3 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.90%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Nmap
2 19 (65.52%) Snort
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Samba
4 2 (6.90%) Squid
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Sophos
1 17 (58.62%) Imperva
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
4 8 (27.59%) Juniper
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Splunk
7 4 (13.79%) Sourcefire
7 4 (13.79%) Qualys
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) AlgoSec
9 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
9 2 (6.90%) Novell
9 2 (6.90%) Lotus
9 2 (6.90%) McAfee
9 2 (6.90%) Tufin
9 2 (6.90%) Websense
9 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat