Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OSSEC
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1165 1250
Rank change year-on-year +13 +85 +34
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.069% 0.007% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
England median annual salary £39,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.64% +15.79% -26.92%
10th Percentile £37,000 £52,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £54,750
UK median annual salary £39,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -28.64% +15.79% -26.92%

OSSEC is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,399 14,501 15,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.84% 8.66% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11,886 11,837 12,732
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -2 6 £38,000 -30.91% 2
South West - 4 £52,500 - 1
OSSEC
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) CentOS
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Aruba
2 6 (60.00%) OpenVPN
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (60.00%) LPIC
2 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (60.00%) WatchGuard
2 6 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) RHCE
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless

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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (40.00%) OpenShift
1 4 (40.00%) Route 53
1 4 (40.00%) Serverless
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) IPsec
2 6 (60.00%) OpenVPN
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
1 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
1 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 4 (40.00%) CESG
2 4 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) CentOS
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Debian
2 6 (60.00%) Kali Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM
1 6 (60.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) DSDM
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CEH
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CREST Certified
1 6 (60.00%) GIAC
1 6 (60.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 6 (60.00%) LPIC
1 6 (60.00%) RHCA
1 6 (60.00%) RHCE
1 6 (60.00%) RHCSA
1 6 (60.00%) SANS
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) pfSense
1 6 (60.00%) Snort
2 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (40.00%) GlusterFS
2 4 (40.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) FortiGate
1 6 (60.00%) Nessus
1 6 (60.00%) OpenVAS
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 4 (40.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) AlienVault
2 6 (60.00%) Aruba
2 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Extreme Networks
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) ForeScout
2 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) LogRhythm
2 6 (60.00%) McAfee
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 6 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 6 (60.00%) Sourcefire
2 6 (60.00%) WatchGuard
3 4 (40.00%) New Relic
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle