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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 411 429 426
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 31 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.087% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.93% 1.21% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 4
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £52,400 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1608 1655 1508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.67% 7.23% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1309 1202
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Oxfordshire - 20 £37,500 -
Kent +13 6 £43,500 -42.00%
Berkshire -10 5 £58,000 +58.90% 1
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 22 (57.89%) Nmap
2 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
3 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
4 18 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
5 17 (44.74%) Cyber Security
6 16 (42.11%) Python
7 14 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 14 (36.84%) Metasploit
8 13 (34.21%) SIEM
8 13 (34.21%) Firewall
8 13 (34.21%) Finance
9 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
9 12 (31.58%) C++
9 12 (31.58%) Java
9 12 (31.58%) C
10 11 (28.95%) Linux
10 11 (28.95%) Coverity
11 9 (23.68%) Security Testing
11 9 (23.68%) Test Management
11 9 (23.68%) Degree
11 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
11 9 (23.68%) UNIX
11 9 (23.68%) CISSP
12 8 (21.05%) VxWorks
13 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
13 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
13 7 (18.42%) Information Security
14 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) Network Security
3 5 (13.16%) Broadband
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
4 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Security Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Security Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) Product Manager
4 9 (23.68%) Security Manager
4 9 (23.68%) Test Manager
5 8 (21.05%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Testing Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Security Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Graduate
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Developer Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) UNIX
4 8 (21.05%) VxWorks
5 5 (13.16%) MVS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (44.74%) Cyber Security
3 14 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (34.21%) SIEM
5 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
5 9 (23.68%) Security Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Test Management
6 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (18.42%) Information Security
7 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Line Management
9 4 (10.53%) Data Security
9 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Open Source
10 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Python
2 12 (31.58%) C
2 12 (31.58%) C++
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) PHP
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) CISM
4 3 (7.89%) GCIA
4 3 (7.89%) GCIH
4 3 (7.89%) CEH
5 2 (5.26%) CHFI
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) GPEN
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.26%) FISMA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Nmap
2 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Coverity
2 6 (15.79%) McAfee
2 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
3 5 (13.16%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) LogLogic
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Imperva
6 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.26%) Qualys
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Sophos
6 2 (5.26%) Websense
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
South East
2Source Talent
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
SecQuest Information Security Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 17 days ago