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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 422 416 424
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 18 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.068% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 1.00% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £42,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Systems Management Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1557 1507 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.90% 6.79% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1214 955
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 13 £28,000 - 1
Hampshire -7 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Kent -6 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) Snort
2 23 (76.67%) Nmap
3 22 (73.33%) Metasploit
3 22 (73.33%) Firewall
4 21 (70.00%) Sophos
4 21 (70.00%) Windows
4 21 (70.00%) Imperva
4 21 (70.00%) tcpdump
5 19 (63.33%) SIEM
6 18 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (60.00%) PCI DSS
7 17 (56.67%) SQL
8 16 (53.33%) Python
8 16 (53.33%) CISSP
8 16 (53.33%) CentOS
8 16 (53.33%) Ubuntu
9 15 (50.00%) HIPAA
9 15 (50.00%) Ruby
9 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
10 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
10 14 (46.67%) Perl
10 14 (46.67%) PHP
10 14 (46.67%) CEH
11 13 (43.33%) OSCP
11 13 (43.33%) OSCE
12 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (36.67%) CCNA
13 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) tcpdump
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) HTTP
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 2 (6.67%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.33%) VPN
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.33%) Security Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Ubuntu
3 16 (53.33%) CentOS
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) SIEM
2 18 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Python
3 15 (50.00%) Ruby
3 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (46.67%) Perl
4 14 (46.67%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) C
6 2 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CISSP
2 14 (46.67%) CEH
3 13 (43.33%) OSCP
3 13 (43.33%) OSCE
4 11 (36.67%) CCNA
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (16.67%) RHCE
6 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) GCIA
7 2 (6.67%) GCIH
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.67%) MCP
7 2 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (6.67%) CCNP
8 1 (3.33%) CCSE
8 1 (3.33%) CISM
8 1 (3.33%) CCSA
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (50.00%) HIPAA
3 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Snort
1 23 (76.67%) Nmap
2 2 (6.67%) Squid
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Sophos
1 21 (70.00%) Imperva
2 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 6 (20.00%) Splunk
6 4 (13.33%) Sourcefire
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) McAfee
8 2 (6.67%) Qualys
8 2 (6.67%) Websense
8 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.67%) Tripwire
8 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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