The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 856 814 -
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 32 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.029% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29645 27681 30954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.20% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23387 22554 26738
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
OSCP
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -17 13 £50,000 +50.37% 3
East Midlands - 12 £62,500 -
South East -16 5 £45,000 -25.00%
South West - 2 £60,000 -
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 62 (84.93%) CEH
2 60 (82.19%) Penetration Testing
3 58 (79.45%) CISSP
4 49 (67.12%) Firewall
5 46 (63.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 45 (61.64%) PCI DSS
7 43 (58.90%) GPEN
8 36 (49.32%) Wireless
9 34 (46.58%) VoIP
9 34 (46.58%) Ethical Hacking
10 33 (45.21%) Security Testing
10 33 (45.21%) PHP
11 32 (43.84%) GIAC
11 32 (43.84%) CISMP
12 31 (42.47%) Open Source
12 31 (42.47%) Java
13 30 (41.10%) C
13 30 (41.10%) OSCE
14 26 (35.62%) VPN
15 25 (34.25%) Linux
16 24 (32.88%) .NET
16 24 (32.88%) Information Management
17 23 (31.51%) Objective-C
18 21 (28.77%) Windows
18 21 (28.77%) Nmap
18 21 (28.77%) Metasploit
19 20 (27.40%) Information Security
20 19 (26.03%) Finance
20 19 (26.03%) SIEM
21 18 (24.66%) Degree

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (6.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (67.12%) Firewall
2 36 (49.32%) Wireless
3 34 (46.58%) VoIP
4 26 (35.62%) VPN
5 12 (16.44%) Internet
6 11 (15.07%) tcpdump
7 10 (13.70%) Wireshark
8 7 (9.59%) WAN
8 7 (9.59%) LAN
9 2 (2.74%) Network Security
10 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Metasploit
2 5 (6.85%) AppScan
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Games
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Tester
2 34 (46.58%) Penetration Tester
3 30 (41.10%) Security Tester
4 14 (19.18%) Security Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Security Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Security Specialist
6 7 (9.59%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (9.59%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Information Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Ethical Hacker
9 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (42.47%) Open Source
2 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.59%) Cryptography
3 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 21 (28.77%) Windows
3 15 (20.55%) Ubuntu
3 15 (20.55%) CentOS
4 13 (17.81%) UNIX
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) Solaris
5 5 (6.85%) OS/390
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (82.19%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (63.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 34 (46.58%) Ethical Hacking
4 33 (45.21%) Security Testing
5 24 (32.88%) Information Management
6 20 (27.40%) Information Security
7 19 (26.03%) SIEM
8 10 (13.70%) Project Management
9 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (10.96%) Cyber Security
10 7 (9.59%) OWASP
11 6 (8.22%) Investment Management
11 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.85%) Data Security
12 5 (6.85%) ITIL
12 5 (6.85%) Test Management
13 4 (5.48%) Technical Analysis
14 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
15 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) PHP
2 31 (42.47%) Java
3 30 (41.10%) C
4 23 (31.51%) Objective-C
5 18 (24.66%) SQL
5 18 (24.66%) Python
6 17 (23.29%) Perl
7 11 (15.07%) Ruby
8 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
9 9 (12.33%) C++
10 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (84.93%) CEH
2 58 (79.45%) CISSP
3 43 (58.90%) GPEN
4 32 (43.84%) CISMP
4 32 (43.84%) GIAC
5 30 (41.10%) OSCE
6 18 (24.66%) Degree
7 16 (21.92%) CISA
7 16 (21.92%) CISM
8 13 (17.81%) CCNA
8 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (16.44%) RHCE
10 11 (15.07%) GCIH
10 11 (15.07%) GWAPT
11 7 (9.59%) GSEC
11 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (9.59%) MCSE
11 7 (9.59%) CCNP
12 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (61.64%) PCI DSS
2 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (15.07%) HIPAA
4 5 (6.85%) COBIT
5 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Nmap
2 11 (15.07%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (21.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Sophos
1 11 (15.07%) Imperva
2 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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