Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1118 1166 1171
Rank change year-on-year +48 +5 +134
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 39 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 57
UK median annual salary £60,000 £85,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +70.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £64,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £90,000 £66,250
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 17,456 15,833 16,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.59% 9.01% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,813 12,943 13,678
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +40 39 £60,000 -29.41% 2
UK excluding London +50 26 £60,000 - 2
South East +25 20 £60,000 - 1
London +11 13 £58,750 -30.88%
Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
North of England +28 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 32 (82.05%) Nessus
2 29 (74.36%) Qualys
2 29 (74.36%) Splunk
2 29 (74.36%) QRadar
3 27 (69.23%) AlienVault
4 26 (66.67%) Information Security
5 25 (64.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (58.97%) LogRhythm
7 22 (56.41%) CISSP
8 21 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (51.28%) Nexpose
10 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
10 18 (46.15%) Security Monitoring
11 17 (43.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 17 (43.59%) COBIT
11 17 (43.59%) ArcSight
11 17 (43.59%) SolarWinds
11 17 (43.59%) Core Impact
11 17 (43.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (43.59%) ITIL
12 16 (41.03%) Finance
12 16 (41.03%) SailPoint
12 16 (41.03%) Aveksa
12 16 (41.03%) Bomgar
12 16 (41.03%) CyberArk
12 16 (41.03%) SIEM
12 16 (41.03%) Privileged Access Management
13 14 (35.90%) Windows
14 13 (33.33%) CISA
14 13 (33.33%) CISM

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 (10.26%) IaaS
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) PaaS
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
1 7 (17.95%) Network Security
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (12.82%) DKIM
2 5 (12.82%) DMARC
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) IPsec
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Metasploit
2 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
1 23 (58.97%) Security Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Information Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Information Security Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 12 (30.77%) Senior Information Analyst
4 12 (30.77%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 11 (28.21%) Security Engineer
6 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Product Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) SIEM Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Principal Security Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Windows Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) SailPoint
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (12.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Mindset
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) BYOD
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Kali Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) VMS
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Information Security
2 21 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (46.15%) Security Monitoring
4 17 (43.59%) ITIL
4 17 (43.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (41.03%) Privileged Access Management
5 16 (41.03%) SIEM
6 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.64%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (25.64%) Security Management
7 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (23.08%) Information Security Management
8 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (17.95%) OWASP
10 6 (15.38%) Data Encryption
10 6 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (12.82%) Data Privacy
11 5 (12.82%) Open Source
11 5 (12.82%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) CISSP
2 13 (33.33%) CISA
2 13 (33.33%) CISM
3 11 (28.21%) CEH
4 9 (23.08%) GIAC
4 9 (23.08%) OSCP
5 6 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (15.38%) CCSP
5 6 (15.38%) CHFI
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 6 (15.38%) ECIH
5 6 (15.38%) GCIH
5 6 (15.38%) OSCE
6 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (5.13%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (64.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 17 (43.59%) COBIT
3 17 (43.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (12.82%) GDPR
5 2 (5.13%) PMO
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) Nessus
2 29 (74.36%) QRadar
3 20 (51.28%) Nexpose
4 17 (43.59%) Core Impact
5 9 (23.08%) Nmap
6 6 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (12.82%) SCCM
7 5 (12.82%) SCOM
8 4 (10.26%) RSA Security Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) Defensics
9 3 (7.69%) PowerBroker
10 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Qualys
1 29 (74.36%) Splunk
2 27 (69.23%) AlienVault
3 23 (58.97%) LogRhythm
4 17 (43.59%) ArcSight
4 17 (43.59%) SolarWinds
5 16 (41.03%) Aveksa
5 16 (41.03%) Bomgar
5 16 (41.03%) CyberArk
6 6 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 6 (15.38%) VMware
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco
7 5 (12.82%) Rapid7
7 5 (12.82%) Tripwire
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.69%) Codenomicon
10 1 (2.56%) Twitter