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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 49 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.05% 1.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.05% 3.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £53,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
156 176 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.05% 34.71% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 139 189
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (100.00%) OSCP
2 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) OWASP
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Tester
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) OSCP
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS