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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 771 908 911
Rank change year-on-year
+137 +3
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 78 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.036% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 34
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £34,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,550 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.08%
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
21815 27339 29475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.83% 27.21% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17347 21872 23742
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
South East +86 28 £50,000 +42.85% 3
London +56 17 £63,750 +27.50% 7
Yorkshire - 14 £60,000 - 3
East Midlands +8 4 £65,000 +136.36% 1
North West -14 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 1
East of England - 3 £32,500 - 2
South West - 2 £50,000 - 4
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 178 (75.42%) Penetration Testing
2 167 (70.76%) CREST Certified
3 148 (62.71%) CEH
4 100 (42.37%) Windows
5 96 (40.68%) Information Security
6 94 (39.83%) Security Cleared
7 91 (38.56%) GPEN
8 88 (37.29%) GIAC
9 87 (36.86%) Cybersecurity
10 86 (36.44%) Python
11 85 (36.02%) Linux
12 84 (35.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 81 (34.32%) C++
14 79 (33.47%) Java
14 79 (33.47%) Finance
15 71 (30.08%) Degree
16 69 (29.24%) Nessus
16 69 (29.24%) C
17 58 (24.58%) Perl
18 57 (24.15%) CISSP
18 57 (24.15%) SANS
19 56 (23.73%) Nmap
19 56 (23.73%) SC Cleared
20 55 (23.31%) Mobile App
21 54 (22.88%) Ethical Hacking
22 51 (21.61%) OWASP
23 50 (21.19%) Burp Suite
24 49 (20.76%) Ruby
24 49 (20.76%) SIEM
25 48 (20.34%) Wireless

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 2 (0.85%) Apache
1 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.27%) MS Office
1 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.12%) Sumo Logic
2 3 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.34%) Wireless
2 25 (10.59%) Network Security
3 18 (7.63%) Firewall
4 14 (5.93%) Internet
5 10 (4.24%) Wireless Security
6 9 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.97%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.69%) HTTP
8 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.27%) VoIP
9 3 (1.27%) VPN
10 2 (0.85%) LAN
11 1 (0.42%) BGP
11 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.42%) DNS
11 1 (0.42%) MPLS
11 1 (0.42%) OSPF
11 1 (0.42%) SSL
11 1 (0.42%) WAN
11 1 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.85%) Big Data
1 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (21.19%) Burp Suite
2 37 (15.68%) Metasploit
3 14 (5.93%) AppScan
4 3 (1.27%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 79 (33.47%) Finance
2 35 (14.83%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.24%) Publishing
4 6 (2.54%) Back Office
5 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 138 (58.47%) Tester
2 129 (54.66%) Penetration Tester
3 46 (19.49%) Consultant
4 43 (18.22%) Security Consultant
5 28 (11.86%) Security Tester
6 26 (11.02%) Analyst
7 24 (10.17%) Security Penetration Tester
8 21 (8.90%) IT Consultant
8 21 (8.90%) IT Security Consultant
8 21 (8.90%) Security Analyst
9 19 (8.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 17 (7.20%) Ethical Hacker
11 13 (5.51%) Architect
12 12 (5.08%) Senior Tester
13 11 (4.66%) Senior Penetration Tester
14 8 (3.39%) Graduate
14 8 (3.39%) Graduate Tester
15 7 (2.97%) Cybersecurity Specialist
15 7 (2.97%) Security Engineer
16 6 (2.54%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.44%) .NET
2 13 (5.51%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.54%) HTML
4 2 (0.85%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.85%) PCRE
4 2 (0.85%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (23.31%) Mobile App
2 28 (11.86%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (9.75%) CESG
4 19 (8.05%) Computer Science
5 18 (7.63%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (6.78%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (4.66%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.12%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.12%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.12%) Physics
11 3 (1.27%) Blog
12 2 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.85%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (42.37%) Windows
2 85 (36.02%) Linux
3 28 (11.86%) Unix
4 26 (11.02%) Kali Linux
5 14 (5.93%) Solaris
6 13 (5.51%) AIX
7 4 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (75.42%) Penetration Testing
2 96 (40.68%) Information Security
3 87 (36.86%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (35.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 54 (22.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 51 (21.61%) OWASP
7 49 (20.76%) SIEM
8 43 (18.22%) Open Source
9 40 (16.95%) Social Engineering
10 38 (16.10%) Security Testing
11 37 (15.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 23 (9.75%) Reverse Engineering
13 21 (8.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 17 (7.20%) Secure Coding
14 17 (7.20%) System Testing
14 17 (7.20%) Threat Modelling
14 17 (7.20%) Time Management
15 16 (6.78%) Security Operations
16 15 (6.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 14 (5.93%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (36.44%) Python
2 81 (34.32%) C++
3 79 (33.47%) Java
4 69 (29.24%) C
5 58 (24.58%) Perl
6 49 (20.76%) Ruby
7 29 (12.29%) Bash Shell
8 26 (11.02%) PHP
9 18 (7.63%) C#
10 14 (5.93%) SQL
11 10 (4.24%) JavaScript
12 9 (3.81%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.81%) VB
13 8 (3.39%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
15 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (70.76%) CREST Certified
2 148 (62.71%) CEH
3 94 (39.83%) Security Cleared
4 91 (38.56%) GPEN
5 88 (37.29%) GIAC
6 71 (30.08%) Degree
7 57 (24.15%) CISSP
7 57 (24.15%) SANS
8 56 (23.73%) SC Cleared
9 43 (18.22%) CHECK Team Leader
10 33 (13.98%) CHECK Team Member
11 30 (12.71%) OSCE
12 29 (12.29%) Tigerscheme
13 24 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (9.32%) CCNA
14 22 (9.32%) DV Cleared
15 16 (6.78%) CISA
15 16 (6.78%) GWAPT
16 12 (5.08%) EC-Council LPT
17 10 (4.24%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.17%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.24%) QA
4 5 (2.12%) SSAE 16
5 4 (1.69%) SLA
6 2 (0.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) HDFS
1 2 (0.85%) Snort
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (29.24%) Nessus
2 56 (23.73%) Nmap
3 31 (13.14%) OpenVAS
4 14 (5.93%) HP Fortify
5 6 (2.54%) logstash
6 5 (2.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.12%) WMI
7 2 (0.85%) Fluentd
7 2 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.85%) QRadar
8 1 (0.42%) Kibana
8 1 (0.42%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.42%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (15.25%) Qualys
2 28 (11.86%) Coverity
3 15 (6.36%) HP
4 13 (5.51%) IBM
5 9 (3.81%) Cognizant
6 8 (3.39%) Sophos
6 8 (3.39%) Splunk
7 4 (1.69%) AlienVault
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.27%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.27%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.27%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.27%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco
9 2 (0.85%) FireEye
9 2 (0.85%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.85%) NetIQ
9 2 (0.85%) SAP
9 2 (0.85%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.85%) TippingPoint
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Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Cambridge
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Salary: competitive
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Birmingham
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £110000 per annum
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