The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSSEC
Rank 624 626 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.055% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary - - £48,750
OSSEC
England

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

Systems Management Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3663 3529 3060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 8.21% 7.60% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3150 2924 2542
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in London

OSSEC
Salary Trend in London

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

OSSEC Salary Trend in London

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Snort
3 11 (78.57%) Java
4 10 (71.43%) Nagios
4 10 (71.43%) Docker
4 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 5 (35.71%) Groovy
6 5 (35.71%) JRuby
6 5 (35.71%) Clojure
6 5 (35.71%) Elixir
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Nessus
8 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 3 (21.43%) PKI
8 3 (21.43%) OpenVPN
8 3 (21.43%) SIEM
8 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (21.43%) vCloud
8 3 (21.43%) Go
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Windows

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) OpenVPN
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Junos
4 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Scientific Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) Groovy
2 5 (35.71%) Clojure
2 5 (35.71%) Elixir
3 3 (21.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCDP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Snort
2 10 (71.43%) Docker
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) vCloud
5 2 (14.29%) pfSense
6 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Nagios
2 3 (21.43%) Nessus
3 1 (7.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec