Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OSINT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSINT over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open-source intelligence (OSINT)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 - 633
Rank change year-on-year - +633 +12
Permanent jobs citing OSINT 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% - 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
South East median annual salary £61,500 - -
England median annual salary £53,000 £35,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +51.43% -46.15% +27.45%

OSINT is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,897 28,015 35,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.43% 87.48% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22,146 22,971 29,444
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OSINT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OSINT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OSINT in the South East

OSINT
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSINT in the South East.

Salary trend for OSINT in the South East

OSINT
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSINT within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Hampshire - 2 £61,500 -
OSINT
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing OSINT 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 South East region with a requirement for OSINT.

1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (66.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Burp Suite
2 4 (66.67%) OllyDbg
2 4 (66.67%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (66.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Regular Expression
2 4 (66.67%) WinDbg
2 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Blog
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Forcepoint

OSINT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Burp Suite
1 4 (66.67%) IDA Disassembler
1 4 (66.67%) OllyDbg
1 4 (66.67%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Malware Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Malware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Threat Hunter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (66.67%) Blog
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
2 2 (33.33%) OSCP
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Forcepoint
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft