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 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 840 805 834
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 75 64 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.059% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 0.95% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 47
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £36,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7178 6758 6056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.10% 6.21% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5766 5403 4934
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Nessus Salary Histogram in the UK

Nessus
Top 27 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 24 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
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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 -22 56 £45,000 +5.88% 5
London -28 25 £60,000 +41.17% 1
South East -26 18 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff +2 13 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wales +1 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South Wales -1 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Berkshire - 13 £28,000 - 1
Slough - 10 £28,000 -
North West 0 7 £33,750 -43.75% 2
City of London 0 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -28 4 £33,750 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -41 4 £33,750 -10.00%
Cheshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +5 3 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Leeds -32 3 £32,500 -21.21%
Warrington - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire -15 2 £42,500 -
South West -23 2 £49,250 -34.33%
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £49,250 -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon - 2 £49,250 -
Crawley - 2 £46,250 -
Kent -14 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Reading - 1 - - 1
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 - 1

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 78 (54.93%) Firewall
2 70 (49.30%) Linux
3 69 (48.59%) Nmap
4 64 (45.07%) Windows
5 57 (40.14%) SIEM
6 49 (34.51%) Snort
6 49 (34.51%) Information Security
7 47 (33.10%) CISSP
7 47 (33.10%) CheckPoint
8 46 (32.39%) SQL
9 45 (31.69%) Metasploit
10 44 (30.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 43 (30.28%) tcpdump
12 40 (28.17%) Network Security
12 40 (28.17%) Perl
13 38 (26.76%) Penetration Testing
14 34 (23.94%) Wireshark
14 34 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (23.94%) TCP/IP
15 33 (23.24%) Python
15 33 (23.24%) Management Information System
15 33 (23.24%) Vulnerability Management
16 30 (21.13%) Cisco
16 30 (21.13%) Security Cleared
17 29 (20.42%) Blue Coat
17 29 (20.42%) UNIX
18 28 (19.72%) Finance
18 28 (19.72%) Websense
18 28 (19.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 27 (19.01%) Intrusion Detection

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (11.27%) Apache
2 12 (8.45%) IIS
3 3 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) PaaS
2 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (54.93%) Firewall
2 43 (30.28%) tcpdump
3 40 (28.17%) Network Security
4 34 (23.94%) Wireshark
4 34 (23.94%) TCP/IP
5 27 (19.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (14.08%) VPN
7 19 (13.38%) HTTP
8 12 (8.45%) DNS
9 11 (7.75%) LAN
10 10 (7.04%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (7.04%) Wireless
10 10 (7.04%) WAN
10 10 (7.04%) SSL
11 9 (6.34%) MPLS
11 9 (6.34%) Internet
12 7 (4.93%) HTTPS
13 6 (4.23%) VLAN
14 5 (3.52%) Ethereal
15 2 (1.41%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) MySQL
2 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (31.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (19.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.75%) Welsh Language
4 8 (5.63%) Retail
5 4 (2.82%) Billing
6 3 (2.11%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (26.06%) Security Engineer
2 27 (19.01%) Security Specialist
3 26 (18.31%) Analyst
4 19 (13.38%) Security Analyst
5 13 (9.15%) Tester
5 13 (9.15%) Network Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Penetration Tester
6 10 (7.04%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Consultant
7 8 (5.63%) Security Consultant
7 8 (5.63%) Information Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Security Officer
8 7 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) Security Tester
9 6 (4.23%) Senior Security Specialist
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.15%) Open Source
3 6 (4.23%) PKI
4 4 (2.82%) Economics
4 4 (2.82%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.11%) Online Games
6 2 (1.41%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.70%) iSeries
7 1 (0.70%) RMADS
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (49.30%) Linux
2 64 (45.07%) Windows
3 29 (20.42%) UNIX
4 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (19.01%) CentOS
5 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (11.27%) Ubuntu
8 13 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (7.75%) Solaris
9 11 (7.75%) Debian
10 10 (7.04%) FreeBSD
11 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.41%) AIX
12 2 (1.41%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.14%) SIEM
2 49 (34.51%) Information Security
3 44 (30.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 38 (26.76%) Penetration Testing
5 33 (23.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (15.49%) ITIL
7 18 (12.68%) Cyber Security
7 18 (12.68%) Business Continuity
8 17 (11.97%) OWASP
8 17 (11.97%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (11.27%) Service Management
10 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
11 11 (7.75%) Security Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.34%) Capacity Management
14 8 (5.63%) Test Strategy
15 7 (4.93%) BCP
15 7 (4.93%) Change Management
15 7 (4.93%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.39%) SQL
2 40 (28.17%) Perl
3 33 (23.24%) Python
4 26 (18.31%) Bash Shell
5 25 (17.61%) Ruby
6 14 (9.86%) PHP
7 10 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.23%) C++
9 4 (2.82%) C
9 4 (2.82%) Java
10 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (33.10%) CISSP
2 34 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (21.13%) Security Cleared
4 27 (19.01%) CEH
5 24 (16.90%) CCNA
6 21 (14.79%) CCNP
6 21 (14.79%) SC Cleared
7 18 (12.68%) OSCP
8 13 (9.15%) OSCE
9 11 (7.75%) CCSE
10 7 (4.93%) GPEN
11 6 (4.23%) CISM
11 6 (4.23%) SSCP
12 5 (3.52%) RHCE
12 5 (3.52%) CCSA
13 4 (2.82%) CISA
13 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.82%) Degree
14 3 (2.11%) GIAC
15 2 (1.41%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (19.01%) PCI DSS
3 15 (10.56%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.41%) GPG13
5 2 (1.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (48.59%) Nmap
2 49 (34.51%) Snort
3 14 (9.86%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.52%) Xen
6 2 (1.41%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.41%) Squid
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) XenServer
7 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) McAfee ePO
1 15 (10.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 12 (8.45%) CORE IMPACT
3 11 (7.75%) Nagios
4 5 (3.52%) WebInspect
4 5 (3.52%) Puppet
5 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.41%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (33.10%) CheckPoint
2 30 (21.13%) Cisco
3 29 (20.42%) Blue Coat
4 28 (19.72%) Websense
5 25 (17.61%) Red Hat
5 25 (17.61%) Juniper
6 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
6 22 (15.49%) Splunk
7 21 (14.79%) Sophos
7 21 (14.79%) Imperva
8 19 (13.38%) LogRhythm
9 18 (12.68%) McAfee
9 18 (12.68%) Qualys
10 16 (11.27%) Symantec
11 15 (10.56%) IronPort
11 15 (10.56%) Lumension
11 15 (10.56%) Becrypt
12 11 (7.75%) VMware
13 10 (7.04%) Oracle
14 7 (4.93%) Fujitsu
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