The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OSSEC
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 630 661
Rank change year-on-year +37 +31  
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 9 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Median salary £38,250 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.33% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £65,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £68,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 - -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3835 4041 3788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.45% 10.08% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 3497 3163
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,860 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

OSSEC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

OSSEC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for OSSEC in London

OSSEC
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSSEC in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSSEC in London

OSSEC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London - 8 £38,125 -
OSSEC
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for OSSEC.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) CCSP
1 14 (93.33%) CCNP
1 14 (93.33%) CCDP
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (93.33%) Juniper
1 14 (93.33%) Red Hat
1 14 (93.33%) McAfee
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) Sourcefire
1 14 (93.33%) Snort
1 14 (93.33%) Ubuntu
1 14 (93.33%) PKI
1 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (93.33%) PCI DSS
1 14 (93.33%) CentOS
1 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (93.33%) SIEM
1 14 (93.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco ISE
1 14 (93.33%) LogRhythm
1 14 (93.33%) Data Centre
1 14 (93.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 14 (93.33%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (73.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 11 (73.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication

OSSEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco ISE
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) RethinkDB
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) IT Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) SOC Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) NSQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Data Centre
1 14 (93.33%) Linux Command Line
1 14 (93.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) CentOS
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Ubuntu
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Debian
3 9 (60.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) SIEM
1 14 (93.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (73.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 11 (73.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CCDP
1 14 (93.33%) CCNP
1 14 (93.33%) CCSP
1 14 (93.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (93.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Snort
2 6 (40.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
1 5 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) Fluentd
2 1 (6.67%) Grafana
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
2 1 (6.67%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Juniper
1 14 (93.33%) LogRhythm
1 14 (93.33%) McAfee
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Red Hat
1 14 (93.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (33.33%) AlienVault