The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSS Engineer
Rank - 906 873
Permanent jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 0 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.012% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £61,250
UK excluding London average salary - - £61,250

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) TACACS
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe