Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1144 1148 1270
Rank change year-on-year +4 +122 +41
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 28 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 9
UK median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.56% -11.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,000 £29,550 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.46% -11.82% +37.50%

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 16,394 15,454 17,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.36% 8.80% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13,174 12,506 13,998
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +4.88%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +9 27 £57,500 +18.56% 4
London +23 25 £57,500 -25.81%
UK excluding London -27 2 £41,000 -15.46% 4
South East -15 1 £55,000 +13.40% 3
North of England - 1 £27,000 -
North West - 1 £27,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing OpenVAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for OpenVAS.

1 25 (89.29%) Palo Alto
2 24 (85.71%) CISSP
3 23 (82.14%) Nessus
4 21 (75.00%) Linux
5 20 (71.43%) SIEM
6 19 (67.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (67.86%) GIAC
7 18 (64.29%) McAfee
8 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (57.14%) Information Security
9 16 (57.14%) Splunk
9 16 (57.14%) Qualys
10 15 (53.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (53.57%) CyberArk
10 15 (53.57%) Security Monitoring
10 15 (53.57%) Privileged Access Management
11 14 (50.00%) SCCM
12 13 (46.43%) Banking
12 13 (46.43%) Incident Management
12 13 (46.43%) CISA
12 13 (46.43%) CISM
13 12 (42.86%) Firewall
13 12 (42.86%) Cisco
13 12 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
13 12 (42.86%) Acunetix
13 12 (42.86%) Security Operations
14 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
14 11 (39.29%) Snort
15 10 (35.71%) LogRhythm

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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (21.43%) IPsec
3 6 (21.43%) Network Security
3 6 (21.43%) OpenVPN
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.57%) DKIM
6 1 (3.57%) DMARC
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (46.43%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
1 19 (67.86%) Security Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Information Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Banking Analyst
4 10 (35.71%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) SIEM Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Finance Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (21.43%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (17.86%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) CentOS
3 6 (21.43%) Debian
3 6 (21.43%) Kali Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) SIEM
2 19 (67.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (57.14%) Information Security
4 15 (53.57%) Privileged Access Management
4 15 (53.57%) Security Monitoring
4 15 (53.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 13 (46.43%) Incident Management
6 12 (42.86%) Security Operations
7 6 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (21.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (17.86%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
10 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
10 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
10 2 (7.14%) Security Management
11 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
11 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) CISSP
2 19 (67.86%) GIAC
3 13 (46.43%) CISA
3 13 (46.43%) CISM
4 7 (25.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (21.43%) CEH
5 6 (21.43%) Linux+ Certification
5 6 (21.43%) LPIC
5 6 (21.43%) RHCA
5 6 (21.43%) RHCE
5 6 (21.43%) RHCSA
5 6 (21.43%) SANS
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) GISF
6 2 (7.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Snort
2 6 (21.43%) pfSense
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
4 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (82.14%) Nessus
2 14 (50.00%) SCCM
3 12 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (21.43%) FortiGate
4 6 (21.43%) OSSEC
5 5 (17.86%) Ansible
5 5 (17.86%) Suricata
6 4 (14.29%) QRadar
7 3 (10.71%) Core Impact
7 3 (10.71%) Nexpose
7 3 (10.71%) PowerBroker
7 3 (10.71%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) WSUS
9 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Palo Alto
2 18 (64.29%) McAfee
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) Qualys
4 16 (57.14%) Splunk
5 15 (53.57%) CyberArk
6 12 (42.86%) Acunetix
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
8 10 (35.71%) AlienVault
8 10 (35.71%) LogRhythm
9 6 (21.43%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (21.43%) F5
9 6 (21.43%) ForeScout
9 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
9 6 (21.43%) HP
9 6 (21.43%) Juniper
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
9 6 (21.43%) Sourcefire
9 6 (21.43%) WatchGuard