Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OSSEC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSSEC over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OSSEC
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1139 1241 1273
Rank change year-on-year +102 +32 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 19 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.092% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 15
England median annual salary £38,250 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.33% +28.57% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £60,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £73,750 £63,500
UK median annual salary £38,625 £67,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -42.78% +28.57% +10.53%

OSSEC is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14701 16317 15997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.78% 8.58% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11966 13387 12819
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

OSSEC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OSSEC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OSSEC in England

OSSEC
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC in England.

Salary trend for OSSEC in England

OSSEC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSSEC in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for OSSEC in England

OSSEC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 15 £38,250 -43.33% 1
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £57,500 -
OSSEC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing OSSEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for OSSEC.

1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
1 15 (78.95%) McAfee
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
1 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
2 14 (73.68%) SIEM
2 14 (73.68%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (73.68%) CentOS
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Sourcefire
2 14 (73.68%) Snort
2 14 (73.68%) Ubuntu
2 14 (73.68%) PKI
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 14 (73.68%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) CCSP
2 14 (73.68%) CCNP
2 14 (73.68%) CCDP
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ISE
2 14 (73.68%) LogRhythm
2 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 14 (73.68%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (73.68%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (57.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 11 (57.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication

OSSEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ISE
2 14 (73.68%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) RethinkDB
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Security Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) IT Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) NSQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
1 14 (73.68%) Linux Command Line
1 14 (73.68%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) CentOS
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Ubuntu
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Debian
3 9 (47.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) SIEM
1 14 (73.68%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (57.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 11 (57.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CCDP
1 14 (73.68%) CCNP
1 14 (73.68%) CCSP
1 14 (73.68%) CESG Certified Professional
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) IISP
2 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Snort
2 6 (31.58%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nessus
2 5 (26.32%) QRadar
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Fluentd
4 1 (5.26%) Grafana
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
4 1 (5.26%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
1 15 (78.95%) McAfee
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 14 (73.68%) LogRhythm
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 14 (73.68%) Sourcefire
3 5 (26.32%) AlienVault
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Qualys
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Tripwire
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