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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 812 844 786
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -58
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 71 63 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.054% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.88% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 39
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%

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
7364 7199 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.13% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5889 5780 5148
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +42 63 £42,500 -10.52% 12
London +53 26 £50,000 -20.00% 3
City of London +48 10 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South East -6 9 £37,500 -18.91% 1
South Wales +13 8 £72,500 +107.14%
Wales +10 8 £72,500 +107.14%
Manchester +23 7 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Yorkshire +13 7 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands -1 7 £42,500 - 1
North West -6 7 £24,000 -31.42% 2
East of England +19 6 £26,000 -52.72%
Oxfordshire - 6 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £24,000 -56.36%
North Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
Watford - 5 £24,000 -
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Cardiff +8 4 £70,000 +100.00%
Birmingham -9 4 £40,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 4 £75,000 -
Berkshire -11 2 £41,000 -8.88%
Banbury - 2 £30,000 -
Malvern - 2 £80,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +12 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +9 1 £55,000 -26.66%
East Midlands +8 1 - -
Slough -3 1 £58,000 +28.88%
Reading -10 1 £24,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £65,000 - 1

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (55.47%) Information Security
2 49 (38.28%) Windows
3 45 (35.16%) Linux
3 45 (35.16%) Firewall
4 40 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 35 (27.34%) Nmap
6 34 (26.56%) Network Security
6 34 (26.56%) Metasploit
6 34 (26.56%) CISSP
7 32 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 26 (20.31%) Qualys
8 26 (20.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 26 (20.31%) SIEM
9 25 (19.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (18.75%) VMware
11 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
12 22 (17.19%) Cisco
12 22 (17.19%) CEH
12 22 (17.19%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (15.63%) Degree
13 20 (15.63%) UNIX
14 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
14 19 (14.84%) Management Information System
15 18 (14.06%) Finance
15 18 (14.06%) Python
16 17 (13.28%) Risk Management
17 16 (12.50%) CheckPoint
18 15 (11.72%) Java
18 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.91%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (35.16%) Firewall
2 34 (26.56%) Network Security
3 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.16%) Wireshark
5 11 (8.59%) LAN
5 11 (8.59%) WAN
6 9 (7.03%) Wireless
6 9 (7.03%) Internet
6 9 (7.03%) VPN
7 8 (6.25%) tcpdump
7 8 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (3.91%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (3.91%) HTTP
10 4 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.13%) VoIP
10 4 (3.13%) VLAN
11 3 (2.34%) OpenVPN
11 3 (2.34%) SSL
12 2 (1.56%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (26.56%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.56%) AppScan
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.81%) Advertising
3 2 (1.56%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Security Engineer
2 26 (20.31%) Tester
3 25 (19.53%) Penetration Tester
4 18 (14.06%) Analyst
5 17 (13.28%) Security Analyst
6 15 (11.72%) Consultant
7 12 (9.38%) Network Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Information Security Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Security Consultant
9 10 (7.81%) IT Security Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Security Architect
10 9 (7.03%) Security Tester
10 9 (7.03%) Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Graduate
12 5 (3.91%) Security Officer
12 5 (3.91%) Ethical Hacker
12 5 (3.91%) Trainee Tester
12 5 (3.91%) Trainee
12 5 (3.91%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
1 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.34%) HTML
2 3 (2.34%) JSP
3 2 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.38%) Open Source
3 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.91%) CESG
6 3 (2.34%) PKI
7 2 (1.56%) Tandem
7 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) iSeries
8 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.28%) Windows
2 45 (35.16%) Linux
3 20 (15.63%) UNIX
4 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.13%) Solaris
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.56%) Debian
6 2 (1.56%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.47%) Information Security
2 40 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (20.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (20.31%) SIEM
4 22 (17.19%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (13.28%) Risk Management
6 14 (10.94%) Ethical Hacking
7 13 (10.16%) ITIL
8 11 (8.59%) Security Testing
9 9 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (7.03%) Cyber Security
10 8 (6.25%) Product Management
10 8 (6.25%) OWASP
11 7 (5.47%) Computer Security
11 7 (5.47%) Social Engineering
12 6 (4.69%) CRM
12 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.69%) Network Management
12 6 (4.69%) Security Architecture
13 5 (3.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.06%) Python
2 15 (11.72%) Java
3 13 (10.16%) Perl
3 13 (10.16%) PHP
3 13 (10.16%) SQL
4 10 (7.81%) C
5 8 (6.25%) C++
6 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.91%) Ruby
7 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.34%) VBScript
9 2 (1.56%) C#
9 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) CISSP
2 32 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (17.19%) CEH
4 20 (15.63%) Degree
5 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.16%) CISM
7 12 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (8.59%) CCNA
9 10 (7.81%) DV Cleared
10 7 (5.47%) CCNP
11 6 (4.69%) GCIA
11 6 (4.69%) GCIH
12 5 (3.91%) CCSE
12 5 (3.91%) MCSE
12 5 (3.91%) MCSA
12 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.91%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (3.91%) CCSA
13 4 (3.13%) CISA
13 4 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.91%) COBIT
4 4 (3.13%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.13%) SLA
4 4 (3.13%) QA
5 2 (1.56%) FISMA
5 2 (1.56%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.69%) Snort
4 6 (4.69%) vSphere
5 5 (3.91%) OpenSSH
6 3 (2.34%) vCloud
7 2 (1.56%) pfSense
7 2 (1.56%) iptables
7 2 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (27.34%) Nmap
2 12 (9.38%) CORE IMPACT
3 6 (4.69%) Nagios
4 5 (3.91%) SCCM
5 3 (2.34%) OSSEC
5 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.56%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.56%) Ionix
7 1 (0.78%) WSUS
7 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (20.31%) Qualys
2 24 (18.75%) VMware
3 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
4 22 (17.19%) Cisco
5 16 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.16%) Tripwire
6 13 (10.16%) Websense
7 12 (9.38%) Splunk
8 11 (8.59%) LogRhythm
9 10 (7.81%) HP
9 10 (7.81%) Sourcefire
10 7 (5.47%) McAfee
11 6 (4.69%) Sophos
11 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.69%) Juniper
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle
12 5 (3.91%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.91%) Citrix
12 5 (3.91%) Rapid7
12 5 (3.91%) ArcSight
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago