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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 754 897 937
Rank change year-on-year
+143 +40
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 152 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.045% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 128 39 26
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.63% +10.00%
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
23924 28002 29686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.12% 27.34% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19579 22616 23195
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +75 60 £50,000 -4.76% 10
London +85 51 £70,000 +27.27% 6
East Midlands - 8 £70,000 - 5
West Midlands -7 7 £52,500 -8.69% 5
North West +21 6 £46,250 +6.32% 4
South West - 6 £52,500 - 4
Yorkshire - 4 - - 4
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 209 (81.01%) Penetration Testing
2 178 (68.99%) CREST Certified
3 173 (67.05%) CEH
4 113 (43.80%) Information Security
5 100 (38.76%) GIAC
6 97 (37.60%) Security Cleared
7 94 (36.43%) Windows
8 91 (35.27%) CISSP
8 91 (35.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 91 (35.27%) GPEN
9 89 (34.50%) Cybersecurity
10 75 (29.07%) Python
11 72 (27.91%) Linux
12 70 (27.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 69 (26.74%) C++
14 68 (26.36%) Java
15 66 (25.58%) Finance
16 63 (24.42%) Nessus
16 63 (24.42%) Degree
17 61 (23.64%) C
18 60 (23.26%) OWASP
19 58 (22.48%) Ethical Hacking
19 58 (22.48%) SANS
20 57 (22.09%) SIEM
21 54 (20.93%) SC Cleared
22 53 (20.54%) Nmap
23 49 (18.99%) Mobile App
24 47 (18.22%) Wireless
25 45 (17.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 45 (17.44%) Qualys

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:

Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.78%) MS Office
1 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.22%) Wireless
2 24 (9.30%) Firewall
2 24 (9.30%) Internet
3 22 (8.53%) Network Security
4 14 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.71%) HTTP
7 4 (1.55%) DNS
7 4 (1.55%) LAN
7 4 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.55%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.78%) VoIP
9 2 (0.78%) WAN
10 1 (0.39%) SMTP
10 1 (0.39%) SSL
10 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.39%) X.509
Development Applications
1 43 (16.67%) Burp Suite
2 25 (9.69%) Metasploit
3 16 (6.20%) AppScan
4 4 (1.55%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 66 (25.58%) Finance
2 35 (13.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.33%) Back Office
4 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.55%) Publishing
4 4 (1.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Legal
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 129 (50.00%) Tester
2 122 (47.29%) Penetration Tester
3 59 (22.87%) Consultant
4 52 (20.16%) Security Consultant
5 51 (19.77%) Analyst
6 44 (17.05%) Security Analyst
7 25 (9.69%) Security Tester
8 21 (8.14%) IT Consultant
8 21 (8.14%) IT Security Consultant
9 20 (7.75%) Security Penetration Tester
10 18 (6.98%) Information Analyst
10 18 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
11 17 (6.59%) Ethical Hacker
12 15 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 11 (4.26%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 11 (4.26%) Senior Tester
14 10 (3.88%) Associate Consultant
15 9 (3.49%) IT Analyst
15 9 (3.49%) IT Security Analyst
16 7 (2.71%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.53%) .NET
2 9 (3.49%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) LAMP
4 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.99%) Mobile App
2 28 (10.85%) Embedded Systems
3 21 (8.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.59%) CESG
5 16 (6.20%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.81%) Cyberthreat
7 14 (5.43%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (2.71%) SCADA
10 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.55%) Physics
12 3 (1.16%) Blog
12 3 (1.16%) iPad
13 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.39%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.43%) Windows
2 72 (27.91%) Linux
3 23 (8.91%) Unix
4 15 (5.81%) Kali Linux
5 9 (3.49%) AIX
5 9 (3.49%) Solaris
6 5 (1.94%) Android
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (81.01%) Penetration Testing
2 113 (43.80%) Information Security
3 91 (35.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 89 (34.50%) Cybersecurity
5 70 (27.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 60 (23.26%) OWASP
7 58 (22.48%) Ethical Hacking
8 57 (22.09%) SIEM
9 41 (15.89%) Security Testing
10 36 (13.95%) Social Engineering
11 33 (12.79%) Open Source
12 27 (10.47%) Security Operations
13 26 (10.08%) Reverse Engineering
14 23 (8.91%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 20 (7.75%) Threat Modelling
15 20 (7.75%) Time Management
16 19 (7.36%) Secure Coding
16 19 (7.36%) System Testing
17 15 (5.81%) Malware Analysis
17 15 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.07%) Python
2 69 (26.74%) C++
3 68 (26.36%) Java
4 61 (23.64%) C
5 42 (16.28%) Perl
6 32 (12.40%) Ruby
7 23 (8.91%) C#
8 20 (7.75%) PHP
9 19 (7.36%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.26%) SQL
10 11 (4.26%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.10%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.10%) VB
12 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 178 (68.99%) CREST Certified
2 173 (67.05%) CEH
3 100 (38.76%) GIAC
4 97 (37.60%) Security Cleared
5 91 (35.27%) CISSP
5 91 (35.27%) GPEN
6 63 (24.42%) Degree
7 58 (22.48%) SANS
8 54 (20.93%) SC Cleared
9 45 (17.44%) CHECK Team Leader
10 43 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
11 36 (13.95%) OSCE
12 34 (13.18%) Tigerscheme
13 26 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (9.69%) DV Cleared
15 21 (8.14%) CCNA
16 19 (7.36%) GWAPT
17 16 (6.20%) EC-Council LPT
18 15 (5.81%) CISA
19 14 (5.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (15.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.33%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 63 (24.42%) Nessus
2 53 (20.54%) Nmap
3 31 (12.02%) OpenVAS
4 20 (7.75%) HP Fortify
5 7 (2.71%) WebInspect
6 6 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.78%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 45 (17.44%) Qualys
2 28 (10.85%) Coverity
3 20 (7.75%) HP
4 15 (5.81%) IBM
5 9 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.71%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.94%) Veracode
8 4 (1.55%) Cisco
8 4 (1.55%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.16%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.16%) NetIQ
10 2 (0.78%) Intel
10 2 (0.78%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.78%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.78%) SAP
10 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.78%) Splunk
11 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.39%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £58,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Recann
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago