The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 216 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1945 1897 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.06% 35.64% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1340 1719
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSCE
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 8 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
OSCE
South East

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) CISSP
1 21 (95.45%) Nessus
1 21 (95.45%) CEH
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
1 21 (95.45%) Nmap
1 21 (95.45%) Metasploit
1 21 (95.45%) OSCP
2 20 (90.91%) Imperva
2 20 (90.91%) tcpdump
2 20 (90.91%) Snort
2 20 (90.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 20 (90.91%) Ruby
2 20 (90.91%) Sophos
2 20 (90.91%) Python
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) Perl
3 19 (86.36%) PHP
3 19 (86.36%) Ubuntu
3 19 (86.36%) PCI DSS
3 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
3 19 (86.36%) Bash Shell
3 19 (86.36%) SIEM
3 19 (86.36%) HIPAA
3 19 (86.36%) CentOS
4 16 (72.73%) CCNA
4 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (68.18%) Windows
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Security Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Ubuntu
2 19 (86.36%) CentOS
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (86.36%) SIEM
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Ruby
1 20 (90.91%) Python
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) Perl
2 19 (86.36%) PHP
2 19 (86.36%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) CISSP
1 21 (95.45%) CEH
1 21 (95.45%) OSCP
2 16 (72.73%) CCNA
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) RHCE
5 1 (4.55%) OSWP
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (86.36%) PCI DSS
1 19 (86.36%) HIPAA
2 5 (22.73%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Nmap
2 20 (90.91%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Imperva
1 20 (90.91%) Sophos
2 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix