The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 225 - 216
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Nessus 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.052% - 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Nessus
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
342 289 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.92% 5.37% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 291 251 367
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Nessus
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Nessus Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Nessus
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham - 2 £43,750 -
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Qualys
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Metasploit
3 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) CESG
3 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Nmap
5 2 (22.22%) OWASP
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Social Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Degree

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CESG
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Social Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nmap
1 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (11.11%) Ionix
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Tripwire