The table below looks at the statistics for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 222 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
OSCE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2185 1943 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.93% 34.43% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1452 1556
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OSCE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the Berkshire region.

OSCE Salary Trend in Berkshire

OSCE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 4 £47,500 -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
OSCE
South East

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSCE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSCE.

1 10 (100.00%) CEH
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (90.00%) OSCP
3 8 (80.00%) CentOS
3 8 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) Nessus
4 7 (70.00%) Snort
4 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (70.00%) Nmap
4 7 (70.00%) CISSP
4 7 (70.00%) Sophos
4 7 (70.00%) Metasploit
4 7 (70.00%) Imperva
4 7 (70.00%) HIPAA
4 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
5 6 (60.00%) SIEM
5 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (60.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) CCNA
5 6 (60.00%) Perl
5 6 (60.00%) PHP
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Ruby
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSCE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) CentOS
2 8 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CEH
2 9 (90.00%) OSCP
3 7 (70.00%) CISSP
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) RHCE
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (70.00%) HIPAA
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Snort
1 7 (70.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Sophos
1 7 (70.00%) Imperva
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix