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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 916 964
Rank change year-on-year +67 +48  
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 14 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.27% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 3
Median salary £85,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 -

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 7338 8400 8151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.53% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5861 6826 6457
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £74,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenVAS over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenVAS in the UK

OpenVAS
Top 4 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 23 May 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 +53 13 £85,000 +36.00% 1
London +46 9 £85,000 +36.00% 1
South East +66 4 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 4 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) GIAC
1 15 (93.75%) Nessus
1 15 (93.75%) Qualys
2 14 (87.50%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
3 9 (56.25%) WSUS
3 9 (56.25%) SCCM
3 9 (56.25%) Performance Management
3 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds
3 9 (56.25%) Core Impact
3 9 (56.25%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (56.25%) Splunk
3 9 (56.25%) ArcSight
3 9 (56.25%) SIEM
3 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (56.25%) Bomgar
3 9 (56.25%) SailPoint
3 9 (56.25%) Aveksa
3 9 (56.25%) Analytics
3 9 (56.25%) CyberArk
3 9 (56.25%) LogRhythm
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) GSEC
3 9 (56.25%) GISF
3 9 (56.25%) CISA
3 9 (56.25%) CISM
3 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) Symantec

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 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Finance Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Security Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Information Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) SOC Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Product Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (31.25%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Kali Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.25%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Analytics
1 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Management
1 9 (56.25%) Privileged Access Management
1 9 (56.25%) Security Monitoring
1 9 (56.25%) SIEM
1 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Management
1 9 (56.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (37.50%) OWASP
2 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (31.25%) Source Code Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) C++
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) GIAC
2 9 (56.25%) CISA
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) GISF
2 9 (56.25%) GSEC
3 6 (37.50%) CEH
3 6 (37.50%) OSCP
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) GPEN
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) Nessus
2 9 (56.25%) Core Impact
2 9 (56.25%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (56.25%) Nexpose
2 9 (56.25%) PowerBroker
2 9 (56.25%) QRadar
2 9 (56.25%) RSA Security Analytics
2 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 9 (56.25%) WSUS
3 6 (37.50%) Defensics
3 6 (37.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Qualys
2 9 (56.25%) AlienVault
2 9 (56.25%) ArcSight
2 9 (56.25%) Aveksa
2 9 (56.25%) Bomgar
2 9 (56.25%) CyberArk
2 9 (56.25%) LogRhythm
2 9 (56.25%) McAfee
2 9 (56.25%) Palo Alto
2 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds
2 9 (56.25%) Splunk
2 9 (56.25%) Symantec
3 6 (37.50%) Codenomicon
3 6 (37.50%) Coverity
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