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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 905 981
Rank change year-on-year +33 +76  
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 17 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.036% 0.001%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.41% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 1
Median salary £85,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.82% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £34,125 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £66,250 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary - £47,500 -

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 7889 8520 8457
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.87% 8.69% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13504 13827 12532
Median salary £55,242 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.22% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

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
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 29 June 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 +36 16 £85,000 +47.82% 1
London +28 15 £85,000 +41.66% 1
South East +29 1 - -
UK excluding London +6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
1 20 (95.24%) GIAC
1 20 (95.24%) Nessus
1 20 (95.24%) Qualys
2 19 (90.48%) Finance
3 15 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 15 (71.43%) WSUS
3 15 (71.43%) SCCM
3 15 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 15 (71.43%) Core Impact
3 15 (71.43%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (71.43%) Splunk
3 15 (71.43%) ArcSight
3 15 (71.43%) SIEM
3 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 15 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (71.43%) Bomgar
3 15 (71.43%) SailPoint
3 15 (71.43%) Aveksa
3 15 (71.43%) Analytics
3 15 (71.43%) Banking
3 15 (71.43%) Information Security
3 15 (71.43%) GSEC
3 15 (71.43%) GISF
3 15 (71.43%) CISA
3 15 (71.43%) CISM
3 15 (71.43%) CISSP
3 15 (71.43%) Symantec
3 15 (71.43%) McAfee
3 15 (71.43%) CyberArk

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 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Finance Manager
1 15 (71.43%) Security Manager
2 12 (57.14%) Information Manager
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security Manager
2 12 (57.14%) Technical Leader
2 12 (57.14%) Technical Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) SOC Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Product Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Kali Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Analytics
1 15 (71.43%) Incident Management
1 15 (71.43%) Information Security
1 15 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 15 (71.43%) Privileged Access Management
1 15 (71.43%) Security Monitoring
1 15 (71.43%) SIEM
1 15 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
1 15 (71.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (23.81%) OWASP
2 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
2 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (19.05%) Source Code Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
1 5 (23.81%) C
1 5 (23.81%) C++
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
1 5 (23.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) GIAC
2 15 (71.43%) CISA
2 15 (71.43%) CISM
2 15 (71.43%) CISSP
2 15 (71.43%) GISF
2 15 (71.43%) GSEC
3 5 (23.81%) CEH
3 5 (23.81%) OSCP
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) GPEN
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 20 (95.24%) Nessus
2 15 (71.43%) Core Impact
2 15 (71.43%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (71.43%) Nexpose
2 15 (71.43%) PowerBroker
2 15 (71.43%) QRadar
2 15 (71.43%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (71.43%) SCCM
2 15 (71.43%) WSUS
3 5 (23.81%) Defensics
3 5 (23.81%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Qualys
2 15 (71.43%) AlienVault
2 15 (71.43%) ArcSight
2 15 (71.43%) Aveksa
2 15 (71.43%) Bomgar
2 15 (71.43%) CyberArk
2 15 (71.43%) LogRhythm
2 15 (71.43%) McAfee
2 15 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 15 (71.43%) Splunk
2 15 (71.43%) Symantec
3 5 (23.81%) Codenomicon
3 5 (23.81%) Coverity
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