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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSSEC
Rank - - 840
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 0 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - - 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 20
Average salary - - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
6650 6069 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.74% 6.26% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5415 4829 4717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) WSO2
2 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VMS
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Tripwire
2 3 (75.00%) WSO2
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft