The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 803 818 780
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 75 75 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.073% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 1.17% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 62
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7058 6417 6099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.67% 6.25% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5684 5041 4918
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nessus
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK.

Nessus Salary Trend in the UK

Nessus
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nessus over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the UK

Nessus
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -8 66 £44,000 -7.36% 16
London +13 35 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West -3 10 £44,000 - 3
City of London +3 8 £52,500 +39.07% 1
South East -39 8 £51,875 +3.75% 4
Hertfordshire -4 6 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England -15 6 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wilmslow - 6 £44,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £44,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £50,000 -
South Wales -11 5 £24,000 -27.27%
Wales -12 5 £24,000 -27.27%
Cardiff -15 5 £24,000 -27.27%
Manchester -11 4 £47,500 - 2
Bromley - 4 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £38,500 - 2
Yorkshire -15 2 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire -17 2 £56,875 - 2
Berkshire -26 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £80,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £56,875 - 1
Staines - 2 £38,250 -
Bolton - 2 £47,500 - 1
Swindon - 2 £38,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,500 -
Surrey - 2 £38,250 -
Banbury +4 1 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -1 1 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
West Yorkshire -6 1 £47,500 - 1

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 77 (58.78%) Information Security
2 49 (37.40%) CISSP
3 46 (35.11%) Penetration Testing
4 40 (30.53%) SIEM
5 38 (29.01%) Firewall
6 35 (26.72%) CEH
7 34 (25.95%) Network Security
7 34 (25.95%) Windows
8 33 (25.19%) Metasploit
9 31 (23.66%) Management Information System
10 27 (20.61%) TCP/IP
10 27 (20.61%) Ethical Hacking
11 25 (19.08%) Linux
12 24 (18.32%) Nmap
12 24 (18.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (16.79%) Degree
13 22 (16.79%) Vulnerability Management
14 21 (16.03%) LAN
15 20 (15.27%) WAN
15 20 (15.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
16 18 (13.74%) Qualys
16 18 (13.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 18 (13.74%) UNIX
17 17 (12.98%) SQL
17 17 (12.98%) CISM
18 16 (12.21%) Risk Management
18 16 (12.21%) Finance
18 16 (12.21%) Wireshark
19 15 (11.45%) Security Testing

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (1.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (1.53%) Apache
1 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.01%) Firewall
2 34 (25.95%) Network Security
3 27 (20.61%) TCP/IP
4 24 (18.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (16.03%) LAN
6 20 (15.27%) WAN
7 16 (12.21%) Wireshark
8 15 (11.45%) VPN
9 12 (9.16%) tcpdump
9 12 (9.16%) Wireless
10 7 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.58%) Internet
12 5 (3.82%) SNMP
12 5 (3.82%) VLAN
13 4 (3.05%) DNS
14 2 (1.53%) HSRP
14 2 (1.53%) Multicast
14 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.53%) LDAP
14 2 (1.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (25.19%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.53%) AppScan
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Advertising
4 3 (2.29%) Law
4 3 (2.29%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.53%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 47 (35.88%) Analyst
2 46 (35.11%) Security Analyst
3 32 (24.43%) Security Engineer
4 23 (17.56%) Tester
5 22 (16.79%) Penetration Tester
6 15 (11.45%) Graduate
7 13 (9.92%) Ethical Hacker
8 12 (9.16%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (9.16%) Information Analyst
9 9 (6.87%) Network Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Information Security Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Consultant
10 8 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Information Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Security Operations Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Technician
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Web Services
2 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.29%) .NET
3 2 (1.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.66%) Management Information System
2 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.34%) Open Source
4 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) Tandem
6 3 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.53%) CMDB
7 2 (1.53%) Online Games
7 2 (1.53%) Statistics
7 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) Economics
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.95%) Windows
2 25 (19.08%) Linux
3 18 (13.74%) UNIX
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Debian
5 3 (2.29%) CentOS
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.53%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (58.78%) Information Security
2 46 (35.11%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (30.53%) SIEM
4 27 (20.61%) Ethical Hacking
5 22 (16.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (13.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (12.21%) Risk Management
8 15 (11.45%) Security Testing
8 15 (11.45%) Computer Security
9 13 (9.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (9.92%) Time Management
10 11 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (8.40%) CRM
10 11 (8.40%) Data Protection
10 11 (8.40%) OWASP
10 11 (8.40%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.87%) Security Management
11 9 (6.87%) Network Management
12 8 (6.11%) ISMS
13 6 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 5 (3.82%) Python
2 5 (3.82%) Perl
3 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.53%) Ruby
3 2 (1.53%) C
3 2 (1.53%) C#
3 2 (1.53%) C++
3 2 (1.53%) Java
3 2 (1.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (37.40%) CISSP
2 35 (26.72%) CEH
3 22 (16.79%) Degree
4 17 (12.98%) CISM
5 15 (11.45%) GCIH
5 15 (11.45%) GCIA
5 15 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (9.16%) Security Cleared
6 12 (9.16%) SSCP
7 11 (8.40%) MCSE
7 11 (8.40%) CCNA
7 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (6.87%) CCSA
8 9 (6.87%) CCNP
8 9 (6.87%) MCSA
9 8 (6.11%) ISEB
10 7 (5.34%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (5.34%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (5.34%) CCSE
10 7 (5.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.34%) SLA
4 2 (1.53%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 24 (18.32%) Nmap
2 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.53%) Snort
5 2 (1.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (4.58%) WSUS
3 4 (3.05%) WebInspect
4 3 (2.29%) Nagios
4 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Qualys
2 15 (11.45%) Splunk
3 14 (10.69%) Websense
4 13 (9.92%) Cisco
5 12 (9.16%) Sourcefire
5 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.63%) VMware
7 8 (6.11%) Tripwire
7 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.82%) F5
9 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.05%) Symantec
9 4 (3.05%) Rapid7
9 4 (3.05%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.29%) ScanSafe
10 3 (2.29%) McAfee
10 3 (2.29%) Altiris
10 3 (2.29%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.53%) Imperva
11 2 (1.53%) Coverity
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + ex bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bolton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago