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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OSSEC
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 930 945
Rank change year-on-year +90 +15  
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 11 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
Median salary £38,250 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.33% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 - -

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 6949 8267 7940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.48% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5605 6726 6334
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16%  

OSSEC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OSSEC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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
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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +72 11 £38,250 -43.33% 1
OSSEC
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) CCSP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) CCDP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 11 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 11 (100.00%) Snort
1 11 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 11 (100.00%) PKI
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 11 (100.00%) CentOS
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 11 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 11 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 11 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (72.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 8 (72.73%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) IT Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 11 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) CentOS
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Debian
3 6 (54.55%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (72.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 8 (72.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCDP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) CCSP
1 11 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Snort
2 3 (27.27%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 11 (100.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (18.18%) AlienVault
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