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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 820 800 870
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +70
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 43 57 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.058% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.21% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 2
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +12.82%
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
29160 26641 28361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.23% 27.18% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23372 21166 23584
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +22 19 £50,000 -33.33% 4
North West - 18 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands -14 4 £50,500 -8.18%
South East -30 3 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 69 (85.19%) Penetration Testing
2 51 (62.96%) Information Security
3 49 (60.49%) CISSP
4 43 (53.09%) OSCE
5 36 (44.44%) Linux
6 34 (41.98%) Windows
7 29 (35.80%) Security Architecture
8 27 (33.33%) OWASP
9 26 (32.10%) CEH
10 20 (24.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (17.28%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
12 13 (16.05%) ISMS
12 13 (16.05%) Firewall
13 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
14 9 (11.11%) SIEM
14 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 9 (11.11%) GIAC
15 8 (9.88%) SQL
15 8 (9.88%) Network Security
15 8 (9.88%) Reverse Engineering
16 7 (8.64%) Degree
16 7 (8.64%) Cyber Security
16 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
16 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (8.64%) Cisco
16 7 (8.64%) CCNA
16 7 (8.64%) CISM
17 6 (7.41%) SSCP
17 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (3.70%) IIS
1 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) Network Security
3 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.70%) Wireless
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
1 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Games
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (66.67%) Tester
2 52 (64.20%) Penetration Tester
3 33 (40.74%) Consultant
3 33 (40.74%) Security Consultant
4 25 (30.86%) IT Consultant
4 25 (30.86%) IT Security Consultant
5 11 (13.58%) Security Tester
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Web Tester
9 3 (3.70%) Security Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Junior Tester
10 2 (2.47%) Applications Tester
10 2 (2.47%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Information Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Linux
2 34 (41.98%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (85.19%) Penetration Testing
2 51 (62.96%) Information Security
3 29 (35.80%) Security Architecture
4 27 (33.33%) OWASP
5 14 (17.28%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (16.05%) ISMS
7 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
8 9 (11.11%) SIEM
8 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.88%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (8.64%) Cyber Security
10 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (6.17%) Digital Forensics
13 4 (4.94%) Test Management
13 4 (4.94%) Security Management
13 4 (4.94%) Computer Forensics
14 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (3.70%) ITIL
14 3 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.70%) C++
2 3 (3.70%) Java
2 3 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (60.49%) CISSP
2 43 (53.09%) OSCE
3 26 (32.10%) CEH
4 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.11%) GIAC
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.64%) CCNA
6 7 (8.64%) Degree
6 7 (8.64%) CISM
7 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.41%) SSCP
8 5 (6.17%) GCIA
8 5 (6.17%) GCIH
8 5 (6.17%) GWAPT
9 4 (4.94%) GPEN
9 4 (4.94%) GSEC
10 3 (3.70%) MCSE
10 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.70%) GCFA
11 2 (2.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.94%) SLA
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
5 2 (2.47%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco
2 4 (4.94%) Juniper
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.47%) Splunk
4 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.23%) Qualys
5 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Symantec
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago