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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 216 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.091% 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 0
Average salary £53,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
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
2048 1801 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.44% 32.18% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1230 1330
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
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 27 March 2015. 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 +6 4 £53,000 +11.57%
Reading +1 3 £55,000 +10.00%
OSCE
South East

OSCE
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS