Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1155 1207 1292
Rank change year-on-year +52 +85 +35
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 28 57 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.34% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 3
UK median annual salary £85,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% - -13.39%
10th Percentile £75,000 £32,775 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15509 16967 16540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12567 13810 13198
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenVAS in the UK

OpenVAS
Top 6 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 19 August 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 +54 27 £85,000 +54.55% 1
London +31 22 £85,000 +36.00% 1
UK excluding London +42 5 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +41 4 £55,000 +10.00%
North of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 27 (96.43%) Nessus
2 26 (92.86%) Qualys
2 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) Finance
2 26 (92.86%) GIAC
3 23 (82.14%) Information Security
3 23 (82.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (78.57%) Nexpose
4 22 (78.57%) Palo Alto
4 22 (78.57%) AlienVault
4 22 (78.57%) RSA Security Analytics
4 22 (78.57%) QRadar
4 22 (78.57%) Security Monitoring
4 22 (78.57%) Privileged Access Management
4 22 (78.57%) PowerBroker
4 22 (78.57%) Splunk
4 22 (78.57%) ArcSight
4 22 (78.57%) SIEM
4 22 (78.57%) Core Impact
4 22 (78.57%) McAfee ePO
4 22 (78.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (78.57%) Bomgar
4 22 (78.57%) SailPoint
4 22 (78.57%) Aveksa
4 22 (78.57%) Analytics
4 22 (78.57%) CyberArk
4 22 (78.57%) LogRhythm
4 22 (78.57%) CISA
4 22 (78.57%) CISM
4 22 (78.57%) GSEC

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 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (92.86%) Finance
2 22 (78.57%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Finance Manager
1 21 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 18 (64.29%) Information Manager
2 18 (64.29%) Information Security Manager
3 14 (50.00%) Technical Leader
4 13 (46.43%) Technical Manager
5 8 (28.57%) Operational Security Manager
5 8 (28.57%) Security Operations Manager
6 5 (17.86%) Operations Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
7 3 (10.71%) SOC Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.57%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Information Security
1 23 (82.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 22 (78.57%) Analytics
2 22 (78.57%) Incident Management
2 22 (78.57%) Performance Management
2 22 (78.57%) Privileged Access Management
2 22 (78.57%) Security Monitoring
2 22 (78.57%) SIEM
2 22 (78.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
4 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (14.29%) OWASP
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (10.71%) Source Code Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) C++
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) Perl
1 4 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) GIAC
2 22 (78.57%) CISA
2 22 (78.57%) CISM
2 22 (78.57%) CISSP
2 22 (78.57%) GISF
2 22 (78.57%) GSEC
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) CEH
4 4 (14.29%) OSCP
5 3 (10.71%) GPEN
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 27 (96.43%) Nessus
2 22 (78.57%) Core Impact
2 22 (78.57%) McAfee ePO
2 22 (78.57%) Nexpose
2 22 (78.57%) PowerBroker
2 22 (78.57%) QRadar
2 22 (78.57%) RSA Security Analytics
2 22 (78.57%) SCCM
2 22 (78.57%) WSUS
3 4 (14.29%) Defensics
3 4 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Qualys
2 22 (78.57%) AlienVault
2 22 (78.57%) ArcSight
2 22 (78.57%) Aveksa
2 22 (78.57%) Bomgar
2 22 (78.57%) CyberArk
2 22 (78.57%) LogRhythm
2 22 (78.57%) McAfee
2 22 (78.57%) Palo Alto
2 22 (78.57%) SolarWinds
2 22 (78.57%) Splunk
2 22 (78.57%) Symantec
3 4 (14.29%) Codenomicon
3 4 (14.29%) Coverity
4 1 (3.57%) Acunetix
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft