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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OSS Engineer
Rank 875 868 873
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an OSS Engineer 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 - £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 - £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - £52,500

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 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 27 January 2015. 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 +1 4 £32,500 - 1
Surrey -2 4 £32,500 - 1
South East -36 4 £32,500 - 1
Reigate - 3 £32,500 - 1
Redhill - 1 £32,500 -

OSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) OpenView
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) TACACS
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) MRTG
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (20.00%) Snort
5 2 (20.00%) iPhone
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Cacti
5 2 (20.00%) Munin

OSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
1 4 (40.00%) Broadband
2 3 (30.00%) TACACS
3 2 (20.00%) MRTG
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (40.00%) OpenView
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (20.00%) Cacti
3 2 (20.00%) Munin
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago