The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 847 790 814
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +24
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 70 93 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.084% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.97% 1.47% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 73
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7241 6311 6077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.97% 5.68% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5753 4831 5047
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 68 £47,500 +5.55% 7
East of England +8 22 £45,000 -
London -68 19 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +5 12 £47,500 -40.62%
South East -31 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Bedfordshire -2 10 £43,750 -
Warrington - 8 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £47,500 -
North West - 8 £35,000 - 1
Slough - 7 £47,500 -
Luton +1 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -35 4 £37,500 -8.53%
Cambridge - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £70,000 -
Leeds -22 3 £37,500 -8.53%
West Yorkshire -29 3 £37,500 -8.53%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £55,000 -
City of London -18 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Newbury - 2 £52,500 -
West Midlands +3 1 - - 2
Reading -3 1 £50,000 -37.50%
South West -9 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 74 (52.86%) Firewall
2 67 (47.86%) Linux
2 67 (47.86%) SIEM
3 65 (46.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 64 (45.71%) Windows
4 64 (45.71%) CISSP
5 63 (45.00%) Information Security
6 59 (42.14%) Network Security
7 54 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (37.14%) SQL
9 49 (35.00%) CheckPoint
10 48 (34.29%) Nmap
11 44 (31.43%) Metasploit
12 42 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 40 (28.57%) CCNA
13 40 (28.57%) Cisco
14 38 (27.14%) Security Cleared
15 37 (26.43%) Snort
16 36 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
16 36 (25.71%) VPN
17 33 (23.57%) Perl
18 32 (22.86%) Oracle
19 31 (22.14%) Intrusion Detection
19 31 (22.14%) CEH
19 31 (22.14%) PCI DSS
20 30 (21.43%) Python
20 30 (21.43%) CCNP
21 29 (20.71%) Red Hat
22 27 (19.29%) Internet
22 27 (19.29%) Juniper

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (14.29%) IIS
1 20 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.86%) Firewall
2 59 (42.14%) Network Security
3 36 (25.71%) VPN
4 31 (22.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (19.29%) Internet
6 25 (17.86%) tcpdump
7 20 (14.29%) DNS
7 20 (14.29%) LAN
8 19 (13.57%) WAN
9 18 (12.86%) MPLS
10 16 (11.43%) Wireshark
11 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
11 15 (10.71%) SSL
12 11 (7.86%) Wireless
13 9 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (5.00%) HTTPS
14 7 (5.00%) HTTP
14 7 (5.00%) EIGRP
14 7 (5.00%) OSPF
14 7 (5.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (31.43%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Advertising
3 7 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.14%) Law
5 2 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (40.71%) Security Engineer
2 29 (20.71%) Network Engineer
3 28 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (14.29%) Analyst
4 20 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 18 (12.86%) Security Specialist
6 17 (12.14%) Consultant
7 14 (10.00%) Security Consultant
8 13 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (8.57%) Architect
9 12 (8.57%) Security Architect
10 10 (7.14%) Information Architect
10 10 (7.14%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 10 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
11 8 (5.71%) Tester
12 7 (5.00%) Test Consultant
13 6 (4.29%) Information Security Analyst
13 6 (4.29%) Senior Security Analyst
13 6 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (4.29%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.14%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.00%) Open Source
3 13 (9.29%) PKI
4 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.29%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.43%) Online Games
6 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.43%) SCADA
6 2 (1.43%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.71%) CESG
7 1 (0.71%) iSeries
7 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (47.86%) Linux
2 64 (45.71%) Windows
3 23 (16.43%) CentOS
3 23 (16.43%) Ubuntu
4 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (10.71%) UNIX
7 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.14%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.43%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.43%) Solaris
9 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.86%) SIEM
2 65 (46.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 63 (45.00%) Information Security
4 36 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (18.57%) Service Management
6 24 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (15.00%) Cyber Security
8 18 (12.86%) Capacity Management
9 17 (12.14%) Risk Management
10 16 (11.43%) Security Architecture
10 16 (11.43%) OWASP
11 13 (9.29%) Security Testing
12 9 (6.43%) ITIL
12 9 (6.43%) Business Continuity
13 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (5.00%) Test Strategy
14 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (4.29%) Manual Testing
15 6 (4.29%) Product Management
15 6 (4.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 33 (23.57%) Perl
3 30 (21.43%) Python
4 25 (17.86%) Ruby
4 25 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 21 (15.00%) PHP
6 8 (5.71%) Java
6 8 (5.71%) C++
7 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.43%) C
7 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) C#
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (45.71%) CISSP
2 54 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (28.57%) CCNA
4 38 (27.14%) Security Cleared
5 31 (22.14%) CEH
6 30 (21.43%) CCNP
7 26 (18.57%) SC Cleared
7 26 (18.57%) OSCP
8 21 (15.00%) OSCE
9 18 (12.86%) Degree
10 12 (8.57%) CCIE
11 10 (7.14%) GSEC
12 9 (6.43%) GPEN
13 7 (5.00%) CCSP
13 7 (5.00%) GIAC
14 6 (4.29%) Security+ Certification
14 6 (4.29%) CISM
15 5 (3.57%) RHCE
15 5 (3.57%) CISA
15 5 (3.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (22.14%) PCI DSS
3 21 (15.00%) HIPAA
4 6 (4.29%) SLA
5 4 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.43%) GPG13
6 2 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (34.29%) Nmap
2 37 (26.43%) Snort
3 10 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.43%) Squid
6 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) XenServer
6 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) CORE IMPACT
2 10 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (5.00%) WSUS
4 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 49 (35.00%) CheckPoint
2 40 (28.57%) Cisco
3 32 (22.86%) Oracle
4 29 (20.71%) Red Hat
5 27 (19.29%) Juniper
6 26 (18.57%) Blue Coat
7 22 (15.71%) Imperva
7 22 (15.71%) McAfee
7 22 (15.71%) Sophos
8 20 (14.29%) Lumension
9 15 (10.71%) Qualys
9 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 14 (10.00%) IBM
10 14 (10.00%) Websense
11 12 (8.57%) Sourcefire
12 11 (7.86%) ArcSight
12 11 (7.86%) Symantec
13 10 (7.14%) Q1 Labs
13 10 (7.14%) Splunk
13 10 (7.14%) TippingPoint
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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