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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 893 896 876
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 5 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.029% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 40
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £57,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
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
26187 27454 26595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.72% 27.62% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21183 22107 21176
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OSCE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

OSCE Salary Histogram in England

OSCE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCE within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 5 £65,000 +36.84% 1
OSCE
UK

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing OSCE 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 OSCE.

1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (100.00%) OSCP
2 9 (90.00%) CREST Certified
2 9 (90.00%) CEH
3 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (70.00%) Wireless
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) GCIH
5 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (60.00%) VoIP
5 6 (60.00%) Open Source
5 6 (60.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (60.00%) GWAPT
5 6 (60.00%) GPEN
6 5 (50.00%) Information Management
6 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (40.00%) Security Management
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) CISSP
8 3 (30.00%) CISA
8 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (20.00%) CISMP
9 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
9 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 2 (20.00%) CISM
9 2 (20.00%) Unix
9 2 (20.00%) Windows
10 1 (10.00%) Python
10 1 (10.00%) Client/Server

OSCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing OSCE 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 OSCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AppScan
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (10.00%) Paros
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Tester
2 8 (80.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 8 (80.00%) Security Tester
3 7 (70.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (50.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Social Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) OSCP
2 9 (90.00%) CEH
2 9 (90.00%) CREST Certified
3 6 (60.00%) GCIH
3 6 (60.00%) GPEN
3 6 (60.00%) GWAPT
4 3 (30.00%) CISA
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) CISMP
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
1 1 (10.00%) WebInspect
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