The table below looks at the statistics for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank - - 209
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
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England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1670 1694 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.20% 23.97% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1361 1043
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OSCE
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS