The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 809 896 930
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +34
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 100 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.046% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 75 33 34
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
OSCP
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
26198 28773 30407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.49% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21268 22666 24569
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £71,000 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSCP
Salary Trend in England

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

OSCP Salary Trend in England

OSCP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSCP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

OSCP Salary Histogram in England

OSCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 +38 45 £67,500 +35.00% 8
South East +15 19 £55,000 +3.77% 1
South West +2 14 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands -20 10 £52,500 - 2
North West - 6 £67,500 - 1
Yorkshire +14 3 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 116 (78.38%) Penetration Testing
2 97 (65.54%) CREST Certified
3 95 (64.19%) CEH
4 70 (47.30%) Information Security
5 64 (43.24%) CISSP
6 59 (39.86%) Security Cleared
7 58 (39.19%) Windows
8 46 (31.08%) Cybersecurity
9 45 (30.41%) Java
10 44 (29.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 44 (29.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 43 (29.05%) GIAC
12 42 (28.38%) Python
13 40 (27.03%) Ethical Hacking
14 39 (26.35%) C
15 38 (25.68%) C++
16 37 (25.00%) Linux
17 35 (23.65%) Nessus
17 35 (23.65%) SC Cleared
18 32 (21.62%) Degree
19 31 (20.95%) OWASP
19 31 (20.95%) Internet
20 29 (19.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 29 (19.59%) GPEN
21 28 (18.92%) Security Testing
22 27 (18.24%) Unix
22 27 (18.24%) Qualys
23 26 (17.57%) Network Security
24 25 (16.89%) Computer Science
24 25 (16.89%) CHECK Team Leader

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.95%) Internet
2 26 (17.57%) Network Security
3 24 (16.22%) Wireless
4 17 (11.49%) Firewall
5 13 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (6.08%) HTTP
7 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.38%) Wireless Security
8 4 (2.70%) LAN
8 4 (2.70%) VPN
8 4 (2.70%) WAN
9 3 (2.03%) VoIP
9 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.35%) DNS
11 1 (0.68%) SMTP
11 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Burp Suite
2 11 (7.43%) Metasploit
3 9 (6.08%) AppScan
4 2 (1.35%) Paros
5 1 (0.68%) sqlmap
General
1 19 (12.84%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.68%) Legal
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.68%) Publishing
3 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (45.95%) Tester
2 52 (35.14%) Penetration Tester
3 37 (25.00%) Consultant
4 29 (19.59%) Security Consultant
4 29 (19.59%) Security Tester
5 28 (18.92%) Analyst
6 25 (16.89%) Security Analyst
7 15 (10.14%) Associate Consultant
8 14 (9.46%) Security Penetration Tester
9 11 (7.43%) Trainer
10 8 (5.41%) Senior Tester
11 7 (4.73%) Ethical Hacker
11 7 (4.73%) Information Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) IT Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 5 (3.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
14 4 (2.70%) Applications Tester
14 4 (2.70%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) HTML
2 3 (2.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.16%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (8.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.41%) Blog
6 6 (4.05%) CESG
6 6 (4.05%) SCADA
7 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.03%) iPad
8 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.35%) Social Media
10 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Windows
2 37 (25.00%) Linux
3 27 (18.24%) Unix
4 11 (7.43%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (78.38%) Penetration Testing
2 70 (47.30%) Information Security
3 46 (31.08%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (29.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 44 (29.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 40 (27.03%) Ethical Hacking
6 31 (20.95%) OWASP
7 28 (18.92%) Security Testing
8 20 (13.51%) SIEM
9 18 (12.16%) Security Operations
10 16 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (6.76%) Open Source
11 10 (6.76%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.76%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (6.08%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.08%) Trend Analysis
12 9 (6.08%) Web Development
13 8 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
13 8 (5.41%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.41%) Java
2 42 (28.38%) Python
3 39 (26.35%) C
4 38 (25.68%) C++
5 21 (14.19%) C#
5 21 (14.19%) PHP
6 18 (12.16%) VB.NET
7 12 (8.11%) Perl
8 7 (4.73%) Ruby
8 7 (4.73%) SQL
9 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (65.54%) CREST Certified
2 95 (64.19%) CEH
3 64 (43.24%) CISSP
4 59 (39.86%) Security Cleared
5 43 (29.05%) GIAC
6 35 (23.65%) SC Cleared
7 32 (21.62%) Degree
8 29 (19.59%) GPEN
9 25 (16.89%) CHECK Team Leader
10 24 (16.22%) CHECK Team Member
10 24 (16.22%) CISM
11 19 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (10.81%) DV Cleared
12 16 (10.81%) OSCE
13 14 (9.46%) EC-Council LPT
13 14 (9.46%) Tigerscheme
14 13 (8.78%) ECSA
15 12 (8.11%) GWAPT
16 11 (7.43%) CHFI
16 11 (7.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.35%) GPG13
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (23.65%) Nessus
2 24 (16.22%) Nmap
3 17 (11.49%) OpenVAS
4 11 (7.43%) HP Fortify
5 6 (4.05%) WebInspect
6 2 (1.35%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Qualys
2 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.81%) Coverity
4 13 (8.78%) Cisco
5 11 (7.43%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.41%) HP
7 4 (2.70%) IBM
8 3 (2.03%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.03%) NetIQ
8 3 (2.03%) Veracode
9 2 (1.35%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.35%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.35%) Intel
9 2 (1.35%) Reuters
9 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.35%) Splunk
10 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.68%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.68%) Remedy
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: Up to £55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago