Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenVAS
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1148 1160 1217
Rank change year-on-year +12 +57 +99
Permanent jobs citing OpenVAS 35 27 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 42
UK median annual salary £60,000 £85,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +54.55% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 17,666 15,778 17,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.42% 8.91% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,039 12,750 14,350
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 £30,620 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +27 35 £60,000 -29.41% 1
UK excluding London +51 30 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +29 26 £60,000 +9.09%
London +27 5 £57,500 -32.35%
Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (91.43%) AlienVault
2 31 (88.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (85.71%) Nessus
3 30 (85.71%) Qualys
3 30 (85.71%) Splunk
4 29 (82.86%) LogRhythm
5 28 (80.00%) Information Security
6 27 (77.14%) PCI DSS
6 27 (77.14%) QRadar
7 26 (74.29%) Security Monitoring
7 26 (74.29%) SolarWinds
7 26 (74.29%) COBIT
7 26 (74.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (71.43%) Bomgar
8 25 (71.43%) CyberArk
8 25 (71.43%) SailPoint
8 25 (71.43%) Privileged Access Management
9 23 (65.71%) Nexpose
9 23 (65.71%) Core Impact
9 23 (65.71%) ArcSight
9 23 (65.71%) ITIL
9 23 (65.71%) CISSP
10 22 (62.86%) Finance
10 22 (62.86%) Aveksa
11 19 (54.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (54.29%) CISA
11 19 (54.29%) CISM
12 10 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (22.86%) SIEM
13 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 3 (8.57%) IaaS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.86%) DKIM
2 1 (2.86%) DMARC
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Metasploit
2 3 (8.57%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Analyst
1 28 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 25 (71.43%) Information Analyst
2 25 (71.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 19 (54.29%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (54.29%) Senior Security Analyst
4 18 (51.43%) Senior Information Analyst
4 18 (51.43%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) SIEM Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Principal Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Mindset
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Kali Linux
2 3 (8.57%) VMS
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Information Security
2 26 (74.29%) Security Monitoring
3 25 (71.43%) Privileged Access Management
4 23 (65.71%) ITIL
5 19 (54.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security Management
7 8 (22.86%) Security Management
7 8 (22.86%) SIEM
7 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
8 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Data Privacy
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
10 3 (8.57%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) CISSP
2 19 (54.29%) CISA
2 19 (54.29%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) CEH
4 3 (8.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (8.57%) CCSP
4 3 (8.57%) CHFI
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) ECIH
4 3 (8.57%) GCIH
4 3 (8.57%) GIAC
4 3 (8.57%) OSCE
4 3 (8.57%) OSCP
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.86%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (88.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (77.14%) PCI DSS
3 26 (74.29%) COBIT
3 26 (74.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (11.43%) GDPR
5 2 (5.71%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (85.71%) Nessus
2 27 (77.14%) QRadar
3 23 (65.71%) Core Impact
3 23 (65.71%) Nexpose
4 4 (11.43%) RSA Security Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Nmap
5 3 (8.57%) PowerBroker
6 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.86%) SCCM
6 1 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) AlienVault
2 30 (85.71%) Qualys
2 30 (85.71%) Splunk
3 29 (82.86%) LogRhythm
4 26 (74.29%) SolarWinds
5 25 (71.43%) Bomgar
5 25 (71.43%) CyberArk
6 23 (65.71%) ArcSight
7 22 (62.86%) Aveksa
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.71%) VMware
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco
10 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.86%) Rapid7
10 1 (2.86%) Tripwire