The table below looks at the statistics for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 446 437 436
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.030% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
OSCE
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7192 6744 7674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 31.14% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5478 5417 6535
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OSCE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OSCE Salary Trend in the South East

OSCE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCE within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
OSCE
England

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (100.00%) OSCP
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
2 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
2 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) HIPAA
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Snort
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (57.14%) Nmap
3 4 (57.14%) Nessus
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Sophos
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Metasploit
3 4 (57.14%) Imperva
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
1 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) OSCP
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) HIPAA
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Snort
1 4 (57.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Sophos
1 4 (57.14%) Imperva
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