The table below looks at the statistics for OSCE in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCE over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 889 923 940
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +17
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 15 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.057% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 14
Median salary £75,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.00%
OSCE
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24224 27851 29868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.42% 27.17% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19824 22339 23578
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing OSCE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

OSCE Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSCE
Salary Trend in England

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

OSCE Salary Trend in England

OSCE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSCE across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

OSCE Salary Histogram in England

OSCE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCE within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +60 9 £75,000 +42.85% 3
North West - 3 £42,500 - 6
Midlands - 2 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 1 £55,000 -4.34%
OSCE
UK

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing OSCE 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 OSCE.

1 27 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 27 (100.00%) OSCP
2 18 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 13 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (48.15%) CREST Certified
4 10 (37.04%) Open Source
5 9 (33.33%) Nessus
5 9 (33.33%) Information Security
6 8 (29.63%) CEH
6 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
7 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Tigerscheme
8 6 (22.22%) HP Fortify
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (22.22%) Nmap
8 6 (22.22%) CISSP
9 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
9 5 (18.52%) OWASP
9 5 (18.52%) SANS
9 5 (18.52%) GPEN
10 4 (14.81%) CHECK Team Leader
10 4 (14.81%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Android
10 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (14.81%) Burp Suite
10 4 (14.81%) sqlmap
10 4 (14.81%) Windows

OSCE
Top Related 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 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Burp Suite
1 4 (14.81%) sqlmap
2 2 (7.41%) AppScan
2 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
2 2 (7.41%) Paros
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Consultant
2 14 (51.85%) Security Consultant
2 14 (51.85%) Tester
3 13 (48.15%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (22.22%) Security Tester
5 5 (18.52%) Security Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) iPad
3 3 (11.11%) SCADA
4 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (37.04%) Open Source
4 9 (33.33%) Information Security
5 7 (25.93%) Security Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (18.52%) OWASP
7 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) Data Security
9 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (7.41%) Validation
10 1 (3.70%) Fuzz Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) Presales
10 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) Perl
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
1 3 (11.11%) Python
1 3 (11.11%) Ruby
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) OSCP
2 13 (48.15%) CREST Certified
3 8 (29.63%) CEH
4 7 (25.93%) Tigerscheme
5 6 (22.22%) CISSP
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) GPEN
6 5 (18.52%) SANS
7 4 (14.81%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (14.81%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) CCNP
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (11.11%) CISM
8 3 (11.11%) CLAS
8 3 (11.11%) GIAC
8 3 (11.11%) OSWP
9 2 (7.41%) CISA
9 2 (7.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Nessus
2 6 (22.22%) HP Fortify
2 6 (22.22%) Nmap
3 2 (7.41%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
North West
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Metaskil Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago