The first table below looks at the demand for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.41% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 247 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.28% 35.24% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 129 215 147
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

OSCE
Salary Trend in Slough

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

OSCE Salary Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) CEH
1 20 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (95.00%) Nmap
2 19 (95.00%) Ruby
2 19 (95.00%) Ubuntu
2 19 (95.00%) CentOS
2 19 (95.00%) Metasploit
2 19 (95.00%) Imperva
2 19 (95.00%) Bash Shell
2 19 (95.00%) tcpdump
2 19 (95.00%) SIEM
2 19 (95.00%) OSCP
2 19 (95.00%) Snort
2 19 (95.00%) Nessus
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (95.00%) Sophos
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Python
2 19 (95.00%) CISSP
3 18 (90.00%) PCI DSS
3 18 (90.00%) HIPAA
4 15 (75.00%) CCNA
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (70.00%) Windows
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Ubuntu
1 19 (95.00%) CentOS
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (95.00%) SIEM
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Ruby
1 19 (95.00%) Bash Shell
1 19 (95.00%) Perl
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
1 19 (95.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CEH
2 19 (95.00%) OSCP
2 19 (95.00%) CISSP
3 15 (75.00%) CCNA
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (90.00%) PCI DSS
1 18 (90.00%) HIPAA
2 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Nmap
1 19 (95.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Imperva
1 19 (95.00%) Red Hat
1 19 (95.00%) Sophos