The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank - 220 226
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 0 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.27% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.77% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £22,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
OSCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2123 2083 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.08% 34.71% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1429 1618
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OSCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCP across the Berkshire region.

OSCP Salary Trend in Berkshire

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Snort

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OSCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) OSCE
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos
1 1 (33.33%) Imperva