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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Rank 892 903 961
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +58
Permanent jobs citing OSCE 14 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.070% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 14
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
25192 27232 30266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.33% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20515 21549 24497
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 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 27 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 +28 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West - 3 £42,500 -
South West - 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands -21 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
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UK

OSCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 14 (73.68%) CREST Certified
3 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
4 9 (47.37%) CEH
4 9 (47.37%) Information Security
5 8 (42.11%) Nessus
5 8 (42.11%) Tigerscheme
6 7 (36.84%) Security Testing
6 7 (36.84%) CISSP
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (31.58%) HP Fortify
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 5 (26.32%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (26.32%) SANS
8 5 (26.32%) GPEN
8 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) OWASP
8 5 (26.32%) Nmap
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) GIAC
9 4 (21.05%) Perl
9 4 (21.05%) Python
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
9 4 (21.05%) CHECK Team Leader

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 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless Security
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Burp Suite
1 3 (15.79%) sqlmap
2 2 (10.53%) AppScan
2 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
2 2 (10.53%) Paros
General
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Tester
2 14 (73.68%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (36.84%) Consultant
4 6 (31.58%) Security Tester
5 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
5 5 (26.32%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) iPad
3 3 (15.79%) SCADA
4 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Kali Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Security Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (26.32%) OWASP
5 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Data Security
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Presales
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (5.26%) Fuzz Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Social Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
8 1 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Python
1 4 (21.05%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 14 (73.68%) CREST Certified
3 9 (47.37%) CEH
4 8 (42.11%) Tigerscheme
5 7 (36.84%) CISSP
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (26.32%) GPEN
7 5 (26.32%) SANS
7 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (21.05%) GIAC
9 3 (15.79%) CCNP
9 3 (15.79%) CISA
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.79%) CISM
9 3 (15.79%) CLAS
9 3 (15.79%) OSWP
10 2 (10.53%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nessus
2 6 (31.58%) HP Fortify
3 5 (26.32%) Nmap
4 2 (10.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago