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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
UK / England
Rank 776 876 895
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +19
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 59 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.060% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 34
Median salary £54,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%

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
19506 26368 27289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.70% 27.65% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15479 21365 21879
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +73 22 £60,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +42 13 £45,000 -25.00%
South East +39 10 £60,000 -
South West +9 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
East of England - 4 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire +22 3 - -
North West -15 1 £70,000 +3.70% 2
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 91 (64.08%) CREST Certified
2 90 (63.38%) Penetration Testing
3 87 (61.27%) CEH
4 63 (44.37%) Windows
5 59 (41.55%) Cybersecurity
6 58 (40.85%) Information Security
7 52 (36.62%) CISSP
8 49 (34.51%) GIAC
9 48 (33.80%) Python
9 48 (33.80%) Degree
10 46 (32.39%) Security Cleared
11 44 (30.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 43 (30.28%) Linux
13 42 (29.58%) Java
14 39 (27.46%) C++
14 39 (27.46%) Security Testing
15 38 (26.76%) SIEM
16 37 (26.06%) Finance
17 36 (25.35%) C
18 34 (23.94%) Perl
19 33 (23.24%) Nessus
19 33 (23.24%) GPEN
20 30 (21.13%) Ruby
20 30 (21.13%) SANS
21 29 (20.42%) CHECK Team Leader
21 29 (20.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 28 (19.72%) SC Cleared
22 28 (19.72%) Unix
23 26 (18.31%) Mobile App
24 25 (17.61%) Ethical Hacking

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 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) Apache
2 5 (3.52%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
1 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.63%) Sumo Logic
2 7 (4.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) Network Security
1 18 (12.68%) Wireless
2 16 (11.27%) Firewall
3 11 (7.75%) Internet
3 11 (7.75%) Wireless Security
3 11 (7.75%) Wireshark
4 6 (4.23%) HTTP
4 6 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.52%) LAN
5 5 (3.52%) Skype
5 5 (3.52%) WAN
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.11%) VPN
7 2 (1.41%) FTP
7 2 (1.41%) LDAP
7 2 (1.41%) SMTP
7 2 (1.41%) SSH
7 2 (1.41%) VoIP
8 1 (0.70%) MPLS
8 1 (0.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) Big Data
1 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
1 5 (3.52%) ZAP BI
2 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) Burp Suite
2 14 (9.86%) Metasploit
3 7 (4.93%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.82%) AppScan
5 2 (1.41%) sqlmap
General
1 37 (26.06%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.63%) Publishing
4 4 (2.82%) Marketing
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (48.59%) Tester
2 62 (43.66%) Penetration Tester
3 27 (19.01%) Analyst
4 20 (14.08%) Security Analyst
5 19 (13.38%) Consultant
6 16 (11.27%) Security Consultant
7 13 (9.15%) Security Tester
8 11 (7.75%) Architect
9 10 (7.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 10 (7.04%) Senior Tester
10 9 (6.34%) IT Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) IT Consultant
10 9 (6.34%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) IT Security Consultant
10 9 (6.34%) Security Penetration Tester
10 9 (6.34%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 9 (6.34%) SOC Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 8 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 8 (5.63%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) .NET
2 6 (4.23%) HTML
3 5 (3.52%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (3.52%) PCRE
3 5 (3.52%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Mobile App
2 20 (14.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (11.97%) CESG
4 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.15%) Management Information System
6 11 (7.75%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.52%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.70%) PKI
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.37%) Windows
2 43 (30.28%) Linux
3 28 (19.72%) Unix
4 16 (11.27%) Kali Linux
5 6 (4.23%) Solaris
6 4 (2.82%) AIX
7 3 (2.11%) Android
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.38%) Penetration Testing
2 59 (41.55%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (40.85%) Information Security
4 44 (30.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 39 (27.46%) Security Testing
6 38 (26.76%) SIEM
7 25 (17.61%) Ethical Hacking
8 24 (16.90%) OWASP
9 20 (14.08%) Security Operations
10 17 (11.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 16 (11.27%) Social Engineering
12 14 (9.86%) Open Source
13 13 (9.15%) Threat Modelling
14 12 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (7.75%) Risk Management
16 10 (7.04%) Security Architecture
16 10 (7.04%) Security Monitoring
17 9 (6.34%) Data Protection
18 8 (5.63%) Problem Management
18 8 (5.63%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.80%) Python
2 42 (29.58%) Java
3 39 (27.46%) C++
4 36 (25.35%) C
5 34 (23.94%) Perl
6 30 (21.13%) Ruby
7 22 (15.49%) Bash Shell
8 21 (14.79%) PHP
9 8 (5.63%) C#
9 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.23%) SQL
10 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (64.08%) CREST Certified
2 87 (61.27%) CEH
3 52 (36.62%) CISSP
4 49 (34.51%) GIAC
5 48 (33.80%) Degree
6 46 (32.39%) Security Cleared
7 33 (23.24%) GPEN
8 30 (21.13%) SANS
9 29 (20.42%) CHECK Team Leader
10 28 (19.72%) SC Cleared
11 16 (11.27%) CISM
12 13 (9.15%) CHECK Team Member
13 12 (8.45%) CISA
13 12 (8.45%) Tigerscheme
14 11 (7.75%) DV Cleared
14 11 (7.75%) GCFA
14 11 (7.75%) OSCE
15 9 (6.34%) GCIH
15 9 (6.34%) SSCP
16 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (13.38%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.63%) SSAE 16
4 5 (3.52%) QA
5 3 (2.11%) GPG13
6 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) HDFS
2 5 (3.52%) Snort
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (23.24%) Nessus
2 21 (14.79%) Nmap
3 12 (8.45%) logstash
4 11 (7.75%) OpenVAS
5 8 (5.63%) WMI
6 5 (3.52%) Fluentd
6 5 (3.52%) QRadar
7 4 (2.82%) HP Fortify
7 4 (2.82%) Kibana
8 3 (2.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (2.11%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Qualys
2 15 (10.56%) Splunk
3 13 (9.15%) Sophos
4 11 (7.75%) Coverity
5 9 (6.34%) AlienVault
6 6 (4.23%) IBM
6 6 (4.23%) LogRhythm
7 5 (3.52%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.52%) FireEye
7 5 (3.52%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.52%) HP
7 5 (3.52%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.52%) Sourcefire
7 5 (3.52%) TippingPoint
8 4 (2.82%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.41%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.41%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.41%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.41%) Intel
9 2 (1.41%) NetIQ
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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CSC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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ECSC Group PLC
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum (dep. on skills & experience)
Posted: 27 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
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Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago