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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank - 208 220
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 0 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.37% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.04% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Average salary - £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -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
2195 2118 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.71% 35.76% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1454 1567
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 18 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS