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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSSEC
Rank 873 857 834
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 3 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.001% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.041% 0.016% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 25
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 -
OSSEC
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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
7398 6114 6194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.94% 6.00% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5910 4997 5144
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 31 October 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
(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 - 3 £62,500 - 1
OSSEC
UK

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) NetApp
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Tripwire
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) ZABBIX
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (57.14%) WSO2
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) VMS
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) VMS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) ZABBIX
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) NetApp
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Tripwire
2 4 (57.14%) WSO2
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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