The first table below looks at the demand for the OSS Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSS Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSS Engineer
Rank 899 857 889
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 8 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

OSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSS Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

OSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSS Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSS Engineer within the UK.

OSS Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

OSS Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSS Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
England -48 8 £45,000 -
London -27 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire +3 2 - -
South East -5 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -

OSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited OSS Engineer in their job title 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 with OSS Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) MySQL
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
4 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (59.09%) Perl
4 13 (59.09%) Korn
5 12 (54.55%) UNIX
6 11 (50.00%) Back Office
7 10 (45.45%) MOS
8 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
9 8 (36.36%) Service Management
9 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (36.36%) HP
9 8 (36.36%) Remedy
9 8 (36.36%) SLA
10 6 (27.27%) LDAP
10 6 (27.27%) OpenView
10 6 (27.27%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) Nagios
10 6 (27.27%) Snort
10 6 (27.27%) Munin
10 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
10 6 (27.27%) Puppet
10 6 (27.27%) Splunk
11 5 (22.73%) NSN NetAct
11 5 (22.73%) Velocent
11 5 (22.73%) Cerion
11 5 (22.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited OSS Engineer in their job title 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 with OSS Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (50.00%) Back Office
2 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (22.73%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
2 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
2 13 (59.09%) Korn
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) MOS
2 5 (22.73%) OCA
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Snort
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) OpenView
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
1 6 (27.27%) Munin
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (4.55%) Netcool
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) Remedy
3 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 6 (27.27%) Splunk
4 5 (22.73%) Velocent
4 5 (22.73%) Cerion
4 5 (22.73%) Greenplum
4 5 (22.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (18.18%) Huawei
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) BMC
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Sun
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Radware
7 1 (4.55%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.55%) Opsware