The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.58% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
OSCE
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 196 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.64% 31.31% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 178 152 174
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) CEH
2 8 (88.89%) Ubuntu
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 8 (88.89%) CentOS
2 8 (88.89%) OSCP
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (66.67%) Snort
4 6 (66.67%) Nessus
4 6 (66.67%) Nmap
4 6 (66.67%) Ruby
4 6 (66.67%) Sophos
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) CISSP
4 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (66.67%) PHP
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (66.67%) tcpdump
4 6 (66.67%) SIEM
4 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
4 6 (66.67%) Imperva
4 6 (66.67%) HIPAA
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (55.56%) CCNA
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Ubuntu
1 8 (88.89%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (66.67%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Ruby
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CEH
2 8 (88.89%) OSCP
3 6 (66.67%) CISSP
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) RHCE
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) PCI DSS
2 6 (66.67%) HIPAA
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Snort
1 6 (66.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 6 (66.67%) Sophos
1 6 (66.67%) Imperva