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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 757 830 827
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -3
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 140 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.064% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.81% 0.99% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 109 67 34
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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
7716 7552 7043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.07% 6.48% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6188 6052 5647
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +102 139 £43,000 -4.44% 19
South East +46 42 £43,500 -0.57% 1
London +36 37 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +24 33 £37,500 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire - 27 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 21 £37,500 - 1
City of London +41 10 £50,000 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +7 10 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Watford - 10 - - 1
East of England - 10 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 10 - - 1
Leeds +14 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Kent +12 7 £43,500 -42.00%
Maidstone - 7 £43,500 -
Banbury - 7 £35,000 -
Berkshire +5 6 £58,000 +58.90% 1
South West -11 5 £40,000 -37.00% 4
Slough -12 5 £58,000 +58.90%
Derbyshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 2
Manchester +8 4 £26,500 -18.46% 1
North West -5 4 £26,500 -24.28% 2
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
Derby - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol - 3 £45,000 - 1
Swindon +9 2 £39,421 -37.92%
Wiltshire -7 2 £39,421 -37.92%
Birmingham - 2 £43,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 - 1

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 105 (50.72%) Firewall
2 98 (47.34%) Information Security
3 89 (43.00%) Penetration Testing
4 79 (38.16%) Windows
5 77 (37.20%) Linux
6 69 (33.33%) Nmap
7 67 (32.37%) Metasploit
8 59 (28.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 58 (28.02%) Security Cleared
10 56 (27.05%) Network Security
11 49 (23.67%) SIEM
12 48 (23.19%) Python
13 39 (18.84%) Risk Management
14 35 (16.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 33 (15.94%) DV Cleared
16 32 (15.46%) PHP
17 31 (14.98%) UNIX
18 30 (14.49%) Perl
18 30 (14.49%) Cisco
18 30 (14.49%) CISSP
19 29 (14.01%) Degree
19 29 (14.01%) Vulnerability Management
19 29 (14.01%) Cyber Security
20 27 (13.04%) Qualys
20 27 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
20 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
20 27 (13.04%) TCP/IP
20 27 (13.04%) Microsoft
20 27 (13.04%) Java
21 25 (12.08%) C

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.42%) Apache
2 3 (1.45%) SAS
3 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (50.72%) Firewall
2 56 (27.05%) Network Security
3 27 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 24 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (8.70%) VPN
6 18 (8.70%) Wireless
6 18 (8.70%) Internet
7 10 (4.83%) VoIP
8 8 (3.86%) Wireshark
9 7 (3.38%) Broadband
10 6 (2.90%) HTTP
11 5 (2.42%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (1.45%) OpenVPN
12 3 (1.45%) SSL
13 2 (0.97%) FirePass
13 2 (0.97%) LAN
13 2 (0.97%) WAN
13 2 (0.97%) OSPF
13 2 (0.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (32.37%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.97%) AppScan
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Advertising
5 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.48%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (38.16%) Security Engineer
2 47 (22.71%) Analyst
3 45 (21.74%) Security Analyst
4 25 (12.08%) Network Engineer
4 25 (12.08%) Penetration Tester
4 25 (12.08%) Tester
4 25 (12.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (8.70%) Security Manager
6 17 (8.21%) Consultant
7 15 (7.25%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 14 (6.76%) IT Security Engineer
9 13 (6.28%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.80%) Test Manager
10 12 (5.80%) Architect
10 12 (5.80%) Product Manager
11 11 (5.31%) Security Officer
11 11 (5.31%) Security Tester
12 9 (4.35%) Security Architect
13 8 (3.86%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (3.86%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.90%) Web Services
2 4 (1.93%) .NET
2 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.45%) HTML
3 3 (1.45%) JSP
4 2 (0.97%) Ajax
5 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.76%) CESG
3 10 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.86%) PKI
4 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.45%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.97%) Tandem
8 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 79 (38.16%) Windows
2 77 (37.20%) Linux
3 31 (14.98%) UNIX
4 14 (6.76%) VxWorks
5 7 (3.38%) MVS
6 5 (2.42%) Solaris
6 5 (2.42%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.42%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.34%) Information Security
2 89 (43.00%) Penetration Testing
3 59 (28.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 49 (23.67%) SIEM
5 39 (18.84%) Risk Management
6 29 (14.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (14.01%) Cyber Security
7 27 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
8 24 (11.59%) ITIL
9 21 (10.14%) Security Testing
10 19 (9.18%) OWASP
11 17 (8.21%) Data Security
12 15 (7.25%) Security Management
13 14 (6.76%) Security Architecture
14 13 (6.28%) Open Source
14 13 (6.28%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (6.28%) Patch Management
15 12 (5.80%) Social Engineering
15 12 (5.80%) Test Strategy
15 12 (5.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.19%) Python
2 32 (15.46%) PHP
3 30 (14.49%) Perl
4 27 (13.04%) Java
5 25 (12.08%) C
6 20 (9.66%) C++
7 14 (6.76%) SQL
8 7 (3.38%) Ruby
9 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.97%) VBScript
12 1 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 58 (28.02%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.94%) DV Cleared
3 30 (14.49%) CISSP
4 29 (14.01%) Degree
5 22 (10.63%) CEH
6 12 (5.80%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.38%) CISM
8 7 (3.38%) OSCP
9 6 (2.90%) CCNA
10 4 (1.93%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.93%) GIAC
11 3 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (1.45%) CISA
12 2 (0.97%) CCDP
12 2 (0.97%) CCIE
12 2 (0.97%) CCNP
13 1 (0.48%) CSSLP
13 1 (0.48%) VCAP
13 1 (0.48%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.73%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.31%) QA
4 5 (2.42%) COBIT
4 5 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.28%) vSphere
4 11 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.42%) OpenSSH
6 4 (1.93%) Snort
7 3 (1.45%) vCloud
8 2 (0.97%) pfSense
8 2 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (33.33%) Nmap
2 23 (11.11%) CORE IMPACT
3 11 (5.31%) Nagios
4 5 (2.42%) SCCM
5 3 (1.45%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.97%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.97%) Ionix
6 2 (0.97%) logstash
6 2 (0.97%) Kibana
7 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (14.49%) Cisco
2 27 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.04%) Qualys
3 25 (12.08%) VMware
4 22 (10.63%) Fortinet
5 18 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.21%) LogRhythm
7 15 (7.25%) Tripwire
8 13 (6.28%) Coverity
8 13 (6.28%) McAfee
9 11 (5.31%) Sophos
9 11 (5.31%) Websense
9 11 (5.31%) Citrix
10 10 (4.83%) HP
10 10 (4.83%) LogLogic
11 9 (4.35%) Acunetix
12 8 (3.86%) F5
13 7 (3.38%) ArcSight
14 6 (2.90%) Oracle
14 6 (2.90%) Juniper
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