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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 835 814 828
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 69 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.052% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.84% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 51
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £97,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%

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
7415 6777 6312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.33% 6.24% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5902 5501 5132
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the UK

Nessus
Top 29 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 22 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
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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 -9 52 £45,000 - 2
London +5 27 £57,500 +31.42% 1
Wales +5 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Cardiff +3 13 £35,000 +7.69%
South Wales +1 13 £35,000 +7.69%
South East -27 10 £42,500 -
North West -19 6 £35,000 -41.66%
West Yorkshire -31 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire -32 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Berkshire - 6 £37,000 -
Slough - 6 £37,000 -
City of London - 5 £60,000 - 1
Leeds -24 4 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Manchester -7 2 £27,000 -55.00%
Hampshire -17 2 £42,500 -
South West -17 2 £63,500 -15.33%
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £63,500 -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon - 2 £63,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -
Reigate - 1 £42,500 -
Bromley - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 69 (52.67%) Firewall
2 65 (49.62%) Windows
3 62 (47.33%) Nmap
4 60 (45.80%) Linux
5 56 (42.75%) Information Security
5 56 (42.75%) SIEM
6 46 (35.11%) CISSP
7 42 (32.06%) Snort
8 39 (29.77%) Management Information System
9 38 (29.01%) TCP/IP
9 38 (29.01%) Network Security
9 38 (29.01%) tcpdump
10 37 (28.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 35 (26.72%) Penetration Testing
11 35 (26.72%) Metasploit
12 34 (25.95%) Intrusion Detection
13 33 (25.19%) CheckPoint
13 33 (25.19%) UNIX
14 32 (24.43%) Perl
14 32 (24.43%) SQL
14 32 (24.43%) Finance
14 32 (24.43%) Vulnerability Management
15 30 (22.90%) Wireshark
16 29 (22.14%) Websense
17 27 (20.61%) Blue Coat
17 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
18 26 (19.85%) CEH
18 26 (19.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 25 (19.08%) Microsoft

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (6.87%) Apache
2 5 (3.82%) IIS
3 3 (2.29%) CMS
3 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.29%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Office
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) SaaS
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (52.67%) Firewall
2 38 (29.01%) TCP/IP
2 38 (29.01%) Network Security
2 38 (29.01%) tcpdump
3 34 (25.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (22.90%) Wireshark
5 19 (14.50%) HTTP
6 14 (10.69%) VPN
7 11 (8.40%) Wireless
8 10 (7.63%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (7.63%) SSL
9 8 (6.11%) Internet
10 7 (5.34%) HTTPS
10 7 (5.34%) VLAN
11 5 (3.82%) Ethereal
12 4 (3.05%) DNS
13 3 (2.29%) LAN
13 3 (2.29%) WAN
14 2 (1.53%) SAN
14 2 (1.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.82%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (26.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Welsh Language
3 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.11%) Retail
5 5 (3.82%) Billing
6 3 (2.29%) Games
7 2 (1.53%) Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Analyst
2 29 (22.14%) Security Analyst
3 25 (19.08%) Security Specialist
4 23 (17.56%) Security Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Information Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Tester
7 9 (6.87%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Security Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Security Officer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Security Specialist
9 6 (4.58%) Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) Web Services
2 5 (3.82%) .NET
2 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.53%) HTML
3 2 (1.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.34%) Open Source
3 6 (4.58%) PKI
4 5 (3.82%) Economics
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.29%) Online Games
7 2 (1.53%) RMADS
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) iSeries
8 1 (0.76%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (49.62%) Windows
2 60 (45.80%) Linux
3 33 (25.19%) UNIX
4 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (16.79%) CentOS
6 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (9.16%) Debian
9 11 (8.40%) Solaris
10 10 (7.63%) Ubuntu
10 10 (7.63%) FreeBSD
11 5 (3.82%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.05%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.53%) AIX
15 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.75%) Information Security
1 56 (42.75%) SIEM
2 37 (28.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 35 (26.72%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (24.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (16.79%) Risk Assessment
6 21 (16.03%) ITIL
7 17 (12.98%) Cyber Security
8 16 (12.21%) OWASP
9 15 (11.45%) Business Continuity
10 14 (10.69%) Incident Management
11 10 (7.63%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.87%) Change Management
13 8 (6.11%) Security Testing
13 8 (6.11%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.34%) Migration
14 7 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (5.34%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.43%) Perl
1 32 (24.43%) SQL
2 24 (18.32%) Python
3 21 (16.03%) Bash Shell
4 19 (14.50%) Ruby
5 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.87%) PHP
7 4 (3.05%) C
8 3 (2.29%) Java
9 2 (1.53%) VB
9 2 (1.53%) C++
9 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (35.11%) CISSP
2 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.85%) CEH
3 21 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (15.27%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.40%) CCNP
5 11 (8.40%) CCNA
5 11 (8.40%) CCSE
6 10 (7.63%) OSCP
7 9 (6.87%) SSCP
8 7 (5.34%) CISM
8 7 (5.34%) Degree
8 7 (5.34%) OSCE
9 5 (3.82%) ISEB
10 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.05%) MCSE
11 3 (2.29%) GIAC
11 3 (2.29%) GCIA
11 3 (2.29%) GCIH
11 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.50%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.63%) HIPAA
4 4 (3.05%) SLA
5 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.76%) GPG13
6 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (47.33%) Nmap
2 42 (32.06%) Snort
3 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
4 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.82%) Xen
6 3 (2.29%) Samba
7 2 (1.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.76%) Squid
8 1 (0.76%) XenApp
8 1 (0.76%) XenServer
8 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (11.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (9.16%) Nagios
3 10 (7.63%) CORE IMPACT
4 6 (4.58%) WebInspect
5 5 (3.82%) Puppet
6 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.29%) WSUS
8 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) CheckPoint
2 29 (22.14%) Websense
3 27 (20.61%) Blue Coat
4 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.32%) Splunk
6 23 (17.56%) Juniper
7 20 (15.27%) Qualys
7 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
8 19 (14.50%) Cisco
8 19 (14.50%) LogRhythm
9 18 (13.74%) McAfee
10 16 (12.21%) Symantec
10 16 (12.21%) Sophos
10 16 (12.21%) Imperva
11 15 (11.45%) IronPort
11 15 (11.45%) Lumension
11 15 (11.45%) Becrypt
12 12 (9.16%) VMware
13 7 (5.34%) Fujitsu
14 6 (4.58%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago