Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenVAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenVAS over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1178 1260
Rank change year-on-year +27 +82 +67
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 29 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 6
UK median annual salary £80,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.95% +2.11% -9.52%
10th Percentile £48,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £59,375
UK excluding London median annual salary - £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +21.25% -22.71%

OpenVAS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15844 16176 16518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.69% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12982 13079 13504
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

OpenVAS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenVAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenVAS in the UK

OpenVAS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenVAS.

Salary trend for OpenVAS in the UK

OpenVAS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenVAS over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenVAS in the UK

OpenVAS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVAS within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 28 £80,000 +64.95% 2
London +18 27 £80,000 +25.49% 2
UK excluding London -15 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing OpenVAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenVAS.

1 29 (100.00%) Nessus
2 27 (93.10%) Information Security
2 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) SIEM
2 27 (93.10%) Palo Alto
3 26 (89.66%) Splunk
3 26 (89.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 26 (89.66%) Qualys
4 25 (86.21%) SCCM
4 25 (86.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (86.21%) CISSP
4 25 (86.21%) GIAC
5 24 (82.76%) McAfee
5 24 (82.76%) CyberArk
5 24 (82.76%) Security Monitoring
5 24 (82.76%) Privileged Access Management
6 23 (79.31%) CISA
6 23 (79.31%) CISM
6 23 (79.31%) Banking
6 23 (79.31%) Incident Management
7 22 (75.86%) McAfee ePO
8 18 (62.07%) Security Operations
9 16 (55.17%) AlienVault
9 16 (55.17%) LogRhythm
9 16 (55.17%) QRadar
10 15 (51.72%) Finance
11 14 (48.28%) Nexpose
11 14 (48.28%) ArcSight
11 14 (48.28%) Bomgar
11 14 (48.28%) SailPoint

OpenVAS
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (6.90%) DKIM
2 2 (6.90%) DMARC
2 2 (6.90%) IPsec
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) OpenVPN
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (79.31%) Banking
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Security Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Finance Manager
2 12 (41.38%) Information Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Information Manager
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security Manager
2 12 (41.38%) Security Manager
3 10 (34.48%) Banking Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Operations Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Manager
6 5 (17.24%) Operational Security Manager
6 5 (17.24%) Operations Manager
6 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Manager
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) BYOD
2 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
3 2 (6.90%) Kali Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Information Security
1 27 (93.10%) SIEM
2 26 (89.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 25 (86.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (82.76%) Privileged Access Management
4 24 (82.76%) Security Monitoring
5 23 (79.31%) Incident Management
6 18 (62.07%) Security Operations
7 14 (48.28%) Analytics
8 13 (44.83%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Data Management
10 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
10 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
10 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (6.90%) Open Source
10 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
10 2 (6.90%) Security Management
10 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) CISSP
1 25 (86.21%) GIAC
2 23 (79.31%) CISA
2 23 (79.31%) CISM
3 13 (44.83%) GISF
3 13 (44.83%) GSEC
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.90%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (6.90%) LPIC
5 2 (6.90%) RHCA
5 2 (6.90%) RHCE
5 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
5 2 (6.90%) SANS
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
1 2 (6.90%) pfSense
1 2 (6.90%) Snort
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (100.00%) Nessus
2 25 (86.21%) SCCM
3 22 (75.86%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (55.17%) QRadar
5 14 (48.28%) Core Impact
5 14 (48.28%) Nexpose
5 14 (48.28%) PowerBroker
5 14 (48.28%) RSA Security Analytics
6 13 (44.83%) WSUS
7 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
7 2 (6.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (6.90%) OSSEC
7 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Palo Alto
2 26 (89.66%) Qualys
2 26 (89.66%) Splunk
3 24 (82.76%) CyberArk
3 24 (82.76%) McAfee
4 16 (55.17%) AlienVault
4 16 (55.17%) LogRhythm
5 14 (48.28%) ArcSight
5 14 (48.28%) Aveksa
5 14 (48.28%) Bomgar
5 14 (48.28%) SolarWinds
6 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) Symantec
7 11 (37.93%) Acunetix
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.90%) HP
9 2 (6.90%) Juniper
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.90%) VMware