Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1100 1176 1174
Rank change year-on-year +76 -2 +102
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 33 28 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 50
UK median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +64.95% +2.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 - £48,500

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 17,772 16,234 16,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.13% 9.04% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14,031 13,303 13,392
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OpenVAS in the UK

OpenVAS
Top 8 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 11 December 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 +56 33 £60,000 -25.00% 1
UK excluding London +72 20 £60,000 -
South East - 14 £60,000 -
London +50 13 £58,750 -26.56% 1
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
North of England +40 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (78.79%) Nessus
2 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (57.58%) Qualys
3 19 (57.58%) Splunk
3 19 (57.58%) QRadar
4 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 17 (51.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 17 (51.52%) AlienVault
6 16 (48.48%) SIEM
6 16 (48.48%) Information Security
6 16 (48.48%) CISSP
7 15 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (45.45%) CEH
8 14 (42.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (42.42%) Nexpose
9 13 (39.39%) LogRhythm
9 13 (39.39%) OSCP
9 13 (39.39%) Nmap
9 13 (39.39%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (39.39%) GIAC
9 13 (39.39%) Python
10 12 (36.36%) Metasploit
11 11 (33.33%) OWASP
12 10 (30.30%) Reverse Engineering
12 10 (30.30%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
13 8 (24.24%) ITIL
13 8 (24.24%) Java
13 8 (24.24%) Security Monitoring
14 7 (21.21%) Codenomicon

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 4 (12.12%) IaaS
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
1 7 (21.21%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (15.15%) DKIM
2 5 (15.15%) DMARC
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) IPsec
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Metasploit
2 4 (12.12%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
1 17 (51.52%) Security Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Information Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Junior
6 4 (12.12%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Junior Security Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (9.09%) Product Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Windows Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) SailPoint
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (15.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) BYOD
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Kali Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) VMS
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (51.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 16 (48.48%) Information Security
3 16 (48.48%) SIEM
4 14 (42.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (39.39%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (33.33%) OWASP
7 10 (30.30%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (30.30%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (21.21%) Privileged Access Management
9 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) Data Encryption
10 6 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (18.18%) Security Management
11 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
11 5 (15.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.21%) C
3 7 (21.21%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CISSP
2 15 (45.45%) CEH
3 13 (39.39%) GIAC
3 13 (39.39%) OSCP
4 7 (21.21%) CISA
4 7 (21.21%) CISM
4 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (18.18%) CCSP
5 6 (18.18%) CHFI
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) ECIH
5 6 (18.18%) GCIH
5 6 (18.18%) OSCE
6 2 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (6.06%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
3 7 (21.21%) COBIT
3 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (15.15%) GDPR
5 2 (6.06%) PMO
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (78.79%) Nessus
2 19 (57.58%) QRadar
3 14 (42.42%) Nexpose
4 13 (39.39%) Nmap
5 7 (21.21%) Core Impact
5 7 (21.21%) Defensics
6 6 (18.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (15.15%) SCCM
7 5 (15.15%) SCOM
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Qualys
1 19 (57.58%) Splunk
2 17 (51.52%) AlienVault
3 13 (39.39%) LogRhythm
4 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
4 7 (21.21%) Aveksa
4 7 (21.21%) Bomgar
4 7 (21.21%) Codenomicon
4 7 (21.21%) CyberArk
4 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
5 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Rapid7
6 5 (15.15%) Tripwire
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Twitter