The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank - 225 210
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.017% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.37% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
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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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
396 271 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.56% 4.69% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 302 227 303
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,950 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Nessus
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Nessus Salary Trend in the South West

Nessus
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Social Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Social Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco