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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 811 852 841
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 43 37 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.034% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 3
Average salary £52,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +47 17 £50,000 -13.79% 3
South East +12 14 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands - 11 £52,500 -
South West -11 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £52,000 -
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 72 (83.72%) Penetration Testing
2 60 (69.77%) Information Security
3 56 (65.12%) CISSP
4 48 (55.81%) OSCE
5 45 (52.33%) Linux
6 42 (48.84%) Windows
7 38 (44.19%) Security Architecture
8 34 (39.53%) OWASP
9 27 (31.40%) CEH
10 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 19 (22.09%) SQL
12 16 (18.60%) Security Testing
13 14 (16.28%) ISMS
14 13 (15.12%) Firewall
15 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
15 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
15 12 (13.95%) SIEM
16 10 (11.63%) SaaS
17 8 (9.30%) SSCP
18 7 (8.14%) Test Management
18 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
18 7 (8.14%) GPEN
18 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
19 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
19 6 (6.98%) Security Management
19 6 (6.98%) GIAC
19 6 (6.98%) Banking
19 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
20 5 (5.81%) Cisco
20 5 (5.81%) CheckPoint

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) IIS
1 1 (1.16%) Apache
1 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.81%) Network Security
4 4 (4.65%) Wireless
5 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.16%) WAAS
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.16%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.16%) Intranet
7 1 (1.16%) Internet
7 1 (1.16%) Extranet
7 1 (1.16%) DWDM
7 1 (1.16%) MPLS
7 1 (1.16%) OSPF
7 1 (1.16%) BGP
General
1 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Games
3 5 (5.81%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (72.09%) Penetration Tester
1 62 (72.09%) Tester
2 31 (36.05%) Consultant
2 31 (36.05%) Security Consultant
3 19 (22.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 19 (22.09%) IT Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Security Tester
5 8 (9.30%) Web Tester
6 7 (8.14%) Applications Tester
7 5 (5.81%) Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) IT Security Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Cyber Security Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Information Security Engineer
11 1 (1.16%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Open Source
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Linux
2 42 (48.84%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (83.72%) Penetration Testing
2 60 (69.77%) Information Security
3 38 (44.19%) Security Architecture
4 34 (39.53%) OWASP
5 16 (18.60%) Security Testing
6 14 (16.28%) ISMS
7 12 (13.95%) SIEM
8 7 (8.14%) Test Management
9 6 (6.98%) Security Management
10 4 (4.65%) Network Design
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL
10 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.65%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (3.49%) Cyber Security
11 3 (3.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (3.49%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.33%) CRM
12 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.49%) C
3 3 (3.49%) C++
3 3 (3.49%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (65.12%) CISSP
2 48 (55.81%) OSCE
3 27 (31.40%) CEH
4 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.30%) SSCP
6 7 (8.14%) GPEN
7 6 (6.98%) GIAC
7 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.65%) CCNA
8 4 (4.65%) CISM
9 3 (3.49%) GCIA
9 3 (3.49%) GCFA
9 3 (3.49%) Degree
10 2 (2.33%) CHFI
10 2 (2.33%) GSEC
10 2 (2.33%) CISA
11 1 (1.16%) CRISC
11 1 (1.16%) GWAPT
11 1 (1.16%) OSWP
11 1 (1.16%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.65%) SLA
4 3 (3.49%) COBIT
5 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) OpenSSH
1 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) vMotion
1 1 (1.16%) Nessus
1 1 (1.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Cisco
1 5 (5.81%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.65%) Juniper
3 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) F5
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk
5 1 (1.16%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.16%) BT
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago