The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 95 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 0.52% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.44% 8.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
Nessus
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Systems Management Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
45 83 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.55% 6.15% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 47
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Nessus
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Nessus across the Wales region.

Nessus Salary Trend in Wales

Nessus
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
(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
South Wales 0 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 14 (87.50%) SaaS
3 13 (81.25%) Nmap
4 12 (75.00%) Welsh Language
4 12 (75.00%) Wireshark
4 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (75.00%) CentOS
4 12 (75.00%) tcpdump
4 12 (75.00%) Debian
4 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 12 (75.00%) Perl
4 12 (75.00%) Python
4 12 (75.00%) Nagios
5 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (56.25%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) UNIX
7 7 (43.75%) Incident Management
7 7 (43.75%) VLAN
8 5 (31.25%) Xen
8 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 5 (31.25%) Apache
8 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (31.25%) HTTP
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) CEH
10 3 (18.75%) CISSP

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 (31.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 12 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Debian
2 12 (75.00%) CentOS
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Perl
1 12 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Nmap
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Xen
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Nagios
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft