Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1113 1159 1178
Rank change year-on-year +46 +19 +74
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 9 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.052% 0.16% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 12
UK median annual salary £77,500 £57,500 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.78% +11.11% -8.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £28,525
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +40.91% +13.40% -11.82%

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 17,315 16,924 15,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.65% 9.61% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,540 13,558 12,208
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,075 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +81 9 £77,500 +34.78% 1
UK excluding London +77 8 £77,500 +40.91% 1
South East +48 7 £77,500 +40.91% 1
North West +42 1 £32,500 +20.37%
North of England +34 1 £32,500 +20.37%
London +29 1 £60,000 +4.35%

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Nessus
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (77.78%) Nexpose
3 7 (77.78%) Codenomicon
3 7 (77.78%) Defensics
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) CEH
3 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (77.78%) Nmap
3 7 (77.78%) OWASP
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (77.78%) OSCP
3 7 (77.78%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) GIAC
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (11.11%) DKIM
5 1 (11.11%) DMARC
5 1 (11.11%) Data Encryption

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 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (11.11%) DKIM
1 1 (11.11%) DMARC
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Junior
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Security Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Product Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) BYOD
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (77.78%) OWASP
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) Data Encryption
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CEH
1 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) GIAC
1 7 (77.78%) OSCP
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Nessus
2 7 (77.78%) Defensics
2 7 (77.78%) Nexpose
2 7 (77.78%) Nmap
3 1 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (11.11%) QRadar
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Codenomicon
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Tripwire
2 1 (11.11%) VMware