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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank - 244 221
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.048% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.09%
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
2161 2067 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.95% 34.32% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1422 1620
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (50.00%) Imperva
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
1 2 (50.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) Imperva