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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 935 945
Rank change year-on-year +75 +10  
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 4 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.057% 0.17% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £57,500 £66,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.20% +26.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £66,250 -
% change year-on-year -13.20% -  

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 6968 8347 8042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 6722 6398
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

OpenVAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OpenVAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 4 £57,500 -13.20% 1
South East +64 4 £57,500 -13.20%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £57,500 -13.20%

OpenVAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Nessus
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (91.67%) Nmap
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Qualys
2 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (75.00%) GIAC
4 8 (66.67%) CEH
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) OWASP
4 8 (66.67%) Coverity
4 8 (66.67%) OSCP
4 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (58.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) GPEN
6 6 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 5 (41.67%) Kali Linux
7 5 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
9 3 (25.00%) Computer Science

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 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Tester
2 9 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Tester
4 5 (41.67%) Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 4 (33.33%) Product Analyst
5 4 (33.33%) Security Tester
6 3 (25.00%) Security Penetration Tester
6 3 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
7 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
8 1 (8.33%) Application Security Specialist
8 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (8.33%) Graduate
8 1 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
8 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Kali Linux
4 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (66.67%) OWASP
4 7 (58.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Coaching
8 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) GIAC
2 8 (66.67%) CEH
2 8 (66.67%) OSCP
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) GPEN
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Nessus
2 11 (91.67%) Nmap
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Qualys
2 8 (66.67%) Coverity
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