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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 929 926 963
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 12 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.077% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 17
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +9.74%
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
26167 28731 30770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 27.49% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21275 22623 24863
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 £72,000 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +13 6 £60,000 +20.00%
South West - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -
OSCE
UK

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 16 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (100.00%) OSCP
2 13 (81.25%) CREST Certified
3 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
3 7 (43.75%) CEH
4 6 (37.50%) Nessus
4 6 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (37.50%) CISSP
4 6 (37.50%) Tigerscheme
5 5 (31.25%) GPEN
5 5 (31.25%) HP Fortify
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) OWASP
6 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) GIAC
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (25.00%) SANS
7 3 (18.75%) CLAS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless Security
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
2 2 (12.50%) AppScan
2 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (12.50%) Paros
3 1 (6.25%) sqlmap
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Tester
2 13 (81.25%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (43.75%) Security Tester
4 6 (37.50%) Security Penetration Tester
5 5 (31.25%) Consultant
6 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
8 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) iPad
3 3 (18.75%) SCADA
4 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (6.25%) CESG
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (25.00%) OWASP
4 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Presales
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (6.25%) Fuzz Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Social Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) OSCP
2 13 (81.25%) CREST Certified
3 7 (43.75%) CEH
4 6 (37.50%) CISSP
4 6 (37.50%) Tigerscheme
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) GPEN
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (25.00%) GIAC
6 4 (25.00%) SANS
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
7 3 (18.75%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (18.75%) CISA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) CLAS
7 3 (18.75%) OSWP
8 2 (12.50%) CISM
8 2 (12.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nessus
2 5 (31.25%) HP Fortify
3 3 (18.75%) Nmap
4 2 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP