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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 728 882 932
Rank change year-on-year
+154 +50
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 148 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.18% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 124 45 19
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
23017 27728 29013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.96% 27.14% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18651 22480 22843
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 September 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 24 September 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 +89 53 £50,000 -2.43% 8
London +53 52 £70,000 +27.27% 4
East Midlands +27 12 £65,000 +136.36%
West Midlands -14 7 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 - 3
North West +17 5 £50,000 +4.16% 2
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £52,500 - 4
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 214 (81.06%) Penetration Testing
2 185 (70.08%) CREST Certified
3 181 (68.56%) CEH
4 115 (43.56%) Information Security
5 104 (39.39%) Windows
6 99 (37.50%) GIAC
7 98 (37.12%) Security Cleared
8 94 (35.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 90 (34.09%) GPEN
9 90 (34.09%) Cybersecurity
10 84 (31.82%) Python
11 82 (31.06%) Linux
12 79 (29.92%) C++
12 79 (29.92%) CISSP
13 78 (29.55%) Finance
14 77 (29.17%) Java
15 74 (28.03%) Degree
16 71 (26.89%) Nessus
17 68 (25.76%) C
17 68 (25.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 65 (24.62%) SANS
19 61 (23.11%) OWASP
19 61 (23.11%) Ethical Hacking
20 60 (22.73%) SIEM
21 59 (22.35%) Nmap
22 53 (20.08%) Mobile App
23 52 (19.70%) SC Cleared
24 51 (19.32%) Burp Suite
25 47 (17.80%) Qualys
26 46 (17.42%) 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:

Applications
1 3 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.14%) MS Office
1 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.42%) Wireless
2 25 (9.47%) Network Security
3 24 (9.09%) Internet
4 22 (8.33%) Firewall
5 11 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.41%) HTTP
6 9 (3.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.52%) DNS
7 4 (1.52%) LAN
7 4 (1.52%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.76%) VoIP
8 2 (0.76%) VPN
8 2 (0.76%) WAN
8 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.38%) SMTP
9 1 (0.38%) SSL
9 1 (0.38%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.38%) X.509
Development Applications
1 51 (19.32%) Burp Suite
2 33 (12.50%) Metasploit
3 18 (6.82%) AppScan
4 4 (1.52%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 78 (29.55%) Finance
2 39 (14.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.03%) Publishing
4 6 (2.27%) Back Office
5 4 (1.52%) Legal
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.52%) Retail
6 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (51.89%) Tester
2 129 (48.86%) Penetration Tester
3 61 (23.11%) Consultant
4 56 (21.21%) Security Consultant
5 48 (18.18%) Analyst
6 42 (15.91%) Security Analyst
7 27 (10.23%) IT Consultant
7 27 (10.23%) IT Security Consultant
7 27 (10.23%) Security Tester
8 21 (7.95%) Security Penetration Tester
9 20 (7.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 18 (6.82%) Ethical Hacker
11 17 (6.44%) Information Analyst
11 17 (6.44%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 11 (4.17%) Senior Tester
13 9 (3.41%) Architect
13 9 (3.41%) IT Analyst
13 9 (3.41%) IT Security Analyst
14 8 (3.03%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.23%) .NET
2 13 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) LAMP
4 1 (0.38%) Node.js
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.08%) Mobile App
2 32 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 19 (7.20%) CESG
5 15 (5.68%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (4.92%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.55%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.89%) Physics
11 4 (1.52%) SCADA
12 3 (1.14%) Blog
13 2 (0.76%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 104 (39.39%) Windows
2 82 (31.06%) Linux
3 20 (7.58%) Unix
4 19 (7.20%) Kali Linux
5 14 (5.30%) Solaris
6 13 (4.92%) AIX
7 5 (1.89%) Android
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (81.06%) Penetration Testing
2 115 (43.56%) Information Security
3 94 (35.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 90 (34.09%) Cybersecurity
5 68 (25.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 61 (23.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 61 (23.11%) OWASP
7 60 (22.73%) SIEM
8 42 (15.91%) Security Testing
9 39 (14.77%) Open Source
10 36 (13.64%) Social Engineering
11 28 (10.61%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 26 (9.85%) Reverse Engineering
13 24 (9.09%) Secure Coding
13 24 (9.09%) System Testing
13 24 (9.09%) Time Management
14 23 (8.71%) Security Operations
14 23 (8.71%) Threat Modelling
15 15 (5.68%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 15 (5.68%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.82%) Python
2 79 (29.92%) C++
3 77 (29.17%) Java
4 68 (25.76%) C
5 46 (17.42%) Perl
6 38 (14.39%) Ruby
7 21 (7.95%) Bash Shell
7 21 (7.95%) C#
8 20 (7.58%) PHP
9 11 (4.17%) SQL
10 9 (3.41%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.41%) VB
10 9 (3.41%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 185 (70.08%) CREST Certified
2 181 (68.56%) CEH
3 99 (37.50%) GIAC
4 98 (37.12%) Security Cleared
5 90 (34.09%) GPEN
6 79 (29.92%) CISSP
7 74 (28.03%) Degree
8 65 (24.62%) SANS
9 52 (19.70%) SC Cleared
10 41 (15.53%) CHECK Team Leader
11 40 (15.15%) CHECK Team Member
12 35 (13.26%) OSCE
13 33 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
14 28 (10.61%) DV Cleared
15 25 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (8.33%) CCNA
17 20 (7.58%) GWAPT
18 16 (6.06%) CISA
19 15 (5.68%) EC-Council LPT
20 10 (3.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (17.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.79%) QA
4 3 (1.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 71 (26.89%) Nessus
2 59 (22.35%) Nmap
3 35 (13.26%) OpenVAS
4 22 (8.33%) HP Fortify
5 7 (2.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.89%) WebInspect
7 4 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.76%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
9 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (17.80%) Qualys
2 32 (12.12%) Coverity
3 21 (7.95%) HP
4 17 (6.44%) IBM
5 9 (3.41%) Cognizant
5 9 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.52%) Veracode
7 3 (1.14%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.14%) Splunk
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco
8 2 (0.76%) Intel
8 2 (0.76%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.76%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.76%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.76%) SAP
8 2 (0.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.76%) Sophos
9 1 (0.38%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.38%) Symantec
Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West
Espion Group
Salary: This role offers a highly competitive starting salary and benefits.
Posted: 25 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago