Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1148 1156 1285
Rank change year-on-year +8 +129 +55
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 30 66 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.035% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.40% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 7
UK median annual salary £85,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% +5.26% -8.21%
10th Percentile £64,375 £30,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,250 £59,000
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 15415 16525 16789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 13351 13567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +23 30 £85,000 +70.00% 1
London +44 28 £85,000 +47.83% 1
UK excluding London -5 2 - -
South East +8 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (100.00%) Nessus
2 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Information Security
2 29 (96.67%) Qualys
2 29 (96.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 28 (93.33%) Palo Alto
3 28 (93.33%) SIEM
3 28 (93.33%) Splunk
3 28 (93.33%) SCCM
4 27 (90.00%) GIAC
5 26 (86.67%) CISA
5 26 (86.67%) CISM
5 26 (86.67%) CISSP
5 26 (86.67%) Incident Management
5 26 (86.67%) Banking
5 26 (86.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 26 (86.67%) CyberArk
5 26 (86.67%) Security Monitoring
5 26 (86.67%) Privileged Access Management
6 25 (83.33%) QRadar
6 25 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
6 25 (83.33%) McAfee
6 25 (83.33%) Finance
7 23 (76.67%) Symantec
7 23 (76.67%) GSEC
7 23 (76.67%) GISF
7 23 (76.67%) WSUS
7 23 (76.67%) Core Impact
7 23 (76.67%) Bomgar
7 23 (76.67%) 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 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.67%) DKIM
2 2 (6.67%) DMARC
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (86.67%) Banking
2 25 (83.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Finance Manager
1 22 (73.33%) Security Manager
2 19 (63.33%) Information Manager
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security Manager
3 14 (46.67%) Technical Manager
4 12 (40.00%) Technical Leader
5 8 (26.67%) Operational Security Manager
5 8 (26.67%) Security Operations Manager
6 5 (16.67%) Operations Manager
7 4 (13.33%) Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) SOC Manager
9 2 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Information Security
1 29 (96.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 28 (93.33%) SIEM
3 26 (86.67%) Incident Management
3 26 (86.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 26 (86.67%) Security Monitoring
3 26 (86.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (76.67%) Analytics
4 23 (76.67%) Performance Management
5 14 (46.67%) Security Operations
6 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.67%) Data Encryption
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) GIAC
2 26 (86.67%) CISA
2 26 (86.67%) CISM
2 26 (86.67%) CISSP
3 23 (76.67%) GISF
3 23 (76.67%) GSEC
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CEH
6 1 (3.33%) GPEN
6 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (100.00%) Nessus
2 28 (93.33%) SCCM
3 25 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (83.33%) QRadar
4 23 (76.67%) Core Impact
4 23 (76.67%) Nexpose
4 23 (76.67%) PowerBroker
4 23 (76.67%) RSA Security Analytics
4 23 (76.67%) WSUS
5 2 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (6.67%) SCOM
6 1 (3.33%) Defensics
6 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Qualys
2 28 (93.33%) Palo Alto
2 28 (93.33%) Splunk
3 26 (86.67%) CyberArk
4 25 (83.33%) McAfee
5 23 (76.67%) AlienVault
5 23 (76.67%) ArcSight
5 23 (76.67%) Aveksa
5 23 (76.67%) Bomgar
5 23 (76.67%) LogRhythm
5 23 (76.67%) SolarWinds
5 23 (76.67%) Symantec
6 4 (13.33%) Acunetix
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Rapid7
7 2 (6.67%) Tripwire
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Codenomicon
8 1 (3.33%) Coverity