The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSSEC
Rank 906 - 895
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% - 0.001%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.069% - 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £27,500
OSSEC
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7229 6889 6438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.63% 7.06% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5904 5551 5063
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSSEC
Salary Trend in England

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

OSSEC Salary Trend in England

OSSEC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSSEC across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

OSSEC Salary Histogram in England

OSSEC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
London - 4 £42,500 -
South East - 1 - -
OSSEC
UK

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing OSSEC 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 OSSEC.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (40.00%) iptables
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) NFS
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing OSSEC 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 OSSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Resin
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) CTI
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Q.931
5 1 (20.00%) RTP
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Password Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PA-DSS
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) iptables
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Genesys