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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 57 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.58% 1.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 4.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £53,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.74% +8.33%
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
165 163 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.95% 29.42% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 135 127 212
Average salary £52,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (100.00%) OSCP
2 7 (77.78%) Security Architecture
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) OWASP
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) CEH
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Security Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) OSCP
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS