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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
UK / England
Rank 743 851 879
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 70 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.051% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 40
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,800 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%

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
19952 25963 27283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.22% 27.81% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15892 21015 21944
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing OSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

OSCP Salary Histogram in England

OSCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +67 20 £63,750 +27.50% 3
South East +68 16 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 12 £53,750 -
West Midlands - 8 £42,500 -
South West - 6 £50,000 - 3
East of England - 4 £32,500 - 1
North West -17 3 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +7 1 £47,500 +35.71%
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing OSCP 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 OSCP.

1 139 (69.85%) Penetration Testing
2 138 (69.35%) CREST Certified
3 121 (60.80%) CEH
4 86 (43.22%) Information Security
5 85 (42.71%) Windows
6 73 (36.68%) GIAC
7 72 (36.18%) Security Cleared
7 72 (36.18%) Cybersecurity
8 67 (33.67%) Python
9 66 (33.17%) Linux
10 65 (32.66%) Finance
11 63 (31.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 62 (31.16%) Degree
13 61 (30.65%) GPEN
14 59 (29.65%) Java
15 58 (29.15%) C++
16 53 (26.63%) CISSP
17 51 (25.63%) C
17 51 (25.63%) SANS
18 49 (24.62%) Nessus
19 46 (23.12%) Perl
19 46 (23.12%) SC Cleared
20 45 (22.61%) Ethical Hacking
20 45 (22.61%) SIEM
21 41 (20.60%) CHECK Team Leader
22 40 (20.10%) Mobile App
22 40 (20.10%) Ruby
22 40 (20.10%) Security Testing
23 38 (19.10%) OWASP
24 37 (18.59%) ISO/IEC 27001

OSCP
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.01%) Apache
1 4 (2.01%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.51%) MS Office
1 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.02%) Sumo Logic
2 4 (2.01%) Office 365
3 2 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.59%) Wireless
2 23 (11.56%) Network Security
3 18 (9.05%) Firewall
4 11 (5.53%) Internet
5 10 (5.03%) Wireless Security
6 8 (4.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (4.02%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.01%) HTTP
7 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.51%) VoIP
8 3 (1.51%) VPN
9 2 (1.01%) Skype
10 1 (0.50%) BGP
10 1 (0.50%) LAN
10 1 (0.50%) MPLS
10 1 (0.50%) OSPF
10 1 (0.50%) SSL
10 1 (0.50%) WAN
10 1 (0.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.01%) Big Data
1 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.01%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 37 (18.59%) Burp Suite
2 25 (12.56%) Metasploit
3 9 (4.52%) AppScan
4 5 (2.51%) Fiddler
5 3 (1.51%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 65 (32.66%) Finance
2 20 (10.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.53%) Publishing
4 4 (2.01%) Marketing
4 4 (2.01%) Retail
5 3 (1.51%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (55.28%) Tester
2 101 (50.75%) Penetration Tester
3 35 (17.59%) Consultant
4 31 (15.58%) Security Consultant
5 30 (15.08%) Analyst
6 24 (12.06%) Security Analyst
7 22 (11.06%) Security Tester
8 18 (9.05%) Security Penetration Tester
9 17 (8.54%) IT Consultant
9 17 (8.54%) IT Security Consultant
10 15 (7.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 14 (7.04%) Architect
12 11 (5.53%) Ethical Hacker
12 11 (5.53%) Senior Tester
13 10 (5.03%) Senior Penetration Tester
14 9 (4.52%) SOC Analyst
15 8 (4.02%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 8 (4.02%) IT Analyst
15 8 (4.02%) IT Security Analyst
15 8 (4.02%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.55%) .NET
2 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.02%) HTML
4 4 (2.01%) ELK Stack
4 4 (2.01%) PCRE
4 4 (2.01%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.01%) Web Services
6 1 (0.50%) LAMP
6 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.10%) Mobile App
2 21 (10.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (10.05%) CESG
4 18 (9.05%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
6 12 (6.03%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (6.03%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.53%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.51%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.01%) Physics
10 3 (1.51%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.01%) Blog
11 2 (1.01%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (42.71%) Windows
2 66 (33.17%) Linux
3 32 (16.08%) Unix
4 22 (11.06%) Kali Linux
5 9 (4.52%) Solaris
6 8 (4.02%) AIX
7 4 (2.01%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (69.85%) Penetration Testing
2 86 (43.22%) Information Security
3 72 (36.18%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (31.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 45 (22.61%) Ethical Hacking
5 45 (22.61%) SIEM
6 40 (20.10%) Security Testing
7 38 (19.10%) OWASP
8 30 (15.08%) Open Source
9 28 (14.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 27 (13.57%) Social Engineering
11 21 (10.55%) Security Operations
12 20 (10.05%) Reverse Engineering
13 17 (8.54%) Threat Modelling
14 14 (7.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 13 (6.53%) Secure Coding
15 13 (6.53%) System Testing
15 13 (6.53%) Time Management
16 12 (6.03%) Cyber Intelligence
16 12 (6.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.67%) Python
2 59 (29.65%) Java
3 58 (29.15%) C++
4 51 (25.63%) C
5 46 (23.12%) Perl
6 40 (20.10%) Ruby
7 26 (13.07%) Bash Shell
8 25 (12.56%) PHP
9 14 (7.04%) C#
10 12 (6.03%) SQL
11 9 (4.52%) JavaScript
12 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.02%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.51%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.51%) VB
14 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 138 (69.35%) CREST Certified
2 121 (60.80%) CEH
3 73 (36.68%) GIAC
4 72 (36.18%) Security Cleared
5 62 (31.16%) Degree
6 61 (30.65%) GPEN
7 53 (26.63%) CISSP
8 51 (25.63%) SANS
9 46 (23.12%) SC Cleared
10 41 (20.60%) CHECK Team Leader
11 27 (13.57%) CHECK Team Member
12 25 (12.56%) Tigerscheme
13 24 (12.06%) OSCE
14 16 (8.04%) CISA
15 15 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (6.53%) CCNA
16 13 (6.53%) DV Cleared
17 11 (5.53%) GCIH
18 10 (5.03%) GCFA
18 10 (5.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (11.56%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.52%) QA
4 8 (4.02%) SSAE 16
5 4 (2.01%) SLA
6 2 (1.01%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.01%) HDFS
1 4 (2.01%) Snort
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (24.62%) Nessus
2 35 (17.59%) Nmap
3 18 (9.05%) OpenVAS
4 11 (5.53%) logstash
5 8 (4.02%) HP Fortify
5 8 (4.02%) WMI
6 4 (2.01%) Fluentd
6 4 (2.01%) QRadar
7 3 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.51%) Kibana
8 2 (1.01%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Qualys
2 18 (9.05%) Coverity
3 12 (6.03%) Sophos
3 12 (6.03%) Splunk
4 9 (4.52%) HP
5 8 (4.02%) IBM
6 6 (3.02%) AlienVault
7 4 (2.01%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.01%) Cognizant
7 4 (2.01%) FireEye
7 4 (2.01%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.01%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.01%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.01%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.01%) TippingPoint
8 3 (1.51%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.01%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.01%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
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Modis International Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
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Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago