Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1156 1164 1253
Rank change year-on-year +8 +89 +53
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 30 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 26
UK median annual salary £60,000 £85,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +47.83% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,000 £66,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £90,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +4.35% +17.95% -

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 17,564 15,225 17,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.09% 8.79% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,832 12,312 14,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,025
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +28 30 £60,000 -29.41% 1
UK excluding London +5 23 £60,000 +4.35% 1
South East +8 22 £60,000 +4.35% 1
London -23 7 £64,000 -24.71%
North West - 1 £27,000 -
North of England - 1 £27,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (86.67%) Nessus
2 25 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 25 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 25 (83.33%) AlienVault
3 22 (73.33%) Splunk
3 22 (73.33%) Qualys
4 21 (70.00%) COBIT
4 21 (70.00%) SolarWinds
4 21 (70.00%) Finance
4 21 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (70.00%) CISSP
4 21 (70.00%) Information Security
4 21 (70.00%) Security Monitoring
5 20 (66.67%) Privileged Access Management
5 20 (66.67%) Bomgar
5 20 (66.67%) SailPoint
5 20 (66.67%) CyberArk
6 19 (63.33%) QRadar
7 18 (60.00%) Nexpose
7 18 (60.00%) ArcSight
7 18 (60.00%) Core Impact
7 18 (60.00%) ITIL
8 17 (56.67%) Aveksa
9 14 (46.67%) CISA
9 14 (46.67%) CISM
9 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (23.33%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) Information Security Management
10 7 (23.33%) Security Management

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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (13.33%) IPsec
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) OpenVPN
4 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
1 24 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 21 (70.00%) Information Analyst
2 21 (70.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (10.00%) Fintech
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Kali Linux
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Debian
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Information Security
1 21 (70.00%) Security Monitoring
2 20 (66.67%) Privileged Access Management
3 18 (60.00%) ITIL
4 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Information Security Management
5 7 (23.33%) Security Management
6 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.33%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 1 (3.33%) Computer Security
10 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) CISSP
2 14 (46.67%) CISA
2 14 (46.67%) CISM
3 4 (13.33%) CEH
3 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 4 (13.33%) GIAC
4 3 (10.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (10.00%) LPIC
4 3 (10.00%) RHCA
4 3 (10.00%) RHCE
4 3 (10.00%) RHCSA
4 3 (10.00%) SANS
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) CHFI
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) GCIH
5 1 (3.33%) OSCE
5 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 21 (70.00%) COBIT
2 21 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Snort
2 3 (10.00%) pfSense
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (86.67%) Nessus
2 19 (63.33%) QRadar
3 18 (60.00%) Core Impact
3 18 (60.00%) Nexpose
4 4 (13.33%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Ansible
5 3 (10.00%) CASB
5 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
5 3 (10.00%) OSSEC
5 3 (10.00%) PowerBroker
5 3 (10.00%) Suricata
6 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) AlienVault
1 25 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 22 (73.33%) Qualys
2 22 (73.33%) Splunk
3 21 (70.00%) SolarWinds
4 20 (66.67%) Bomgar
4 20 (66.67%) CyberArk
5 18 (60.00%) ArcSight
6 17 (56.67%) Aveksa
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Juniper
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (10.00%) WatchGuard