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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 856 876 836
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -40
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 55 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.044% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 51
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
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
26262 26907 26043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.74% 27.59% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21288 21644 20712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +18 29 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +9 17 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North West -10 5 £60,000 +4.34% 4
East Midlands +1 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire +12 1 £67,500 - 4
West Midlands -18 1 £60,000 +36.36% 3
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 71 (84.52%) Penetration Testing
2 61 (72.62%) CREST Certified
3 52 (61.90%) CEH
4 49 (58.33%) Windows
5 33 (39.29%) Information Security
5 33 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 32 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 31 (36.90%) Nessus
8 30 (35.71%) C
8 30 (35.71%) C++
8 30 (35.71%) Java
8 30 (35.71%) Linux
8 30 (35.71%) Python
8 30 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 27 (32.14%) Nmap
11 26 (30.95%) OWASP
12 24 (28.57%) CISSP
13 23 (27.38%) GIAC
14 22 (26.19%) Telecoms
15 20 (23.81%) GPEN
16 19 (22.62%) CISM
16 19 (22.62%) Qualys
17 18 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 18 (21.43%) OpenVAS
18 17 (20.24%) DV Cleared
18 17 (20.24%) Embedded Systems
18 17 (20.24%) Security Testing
18 17 (20.24%) Network Security
18 17 (20.24%) PCI DSS

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) Firewall
1 17 (20.24%) Network Security
2 15 (17.86%) Internet
2 15 (17.86%) Wireless
3 8 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (7.14%) VoIP
5 5 (5.95%) VPN
6 3 (3.57%) LAN
6 3 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (2.38%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.38%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Metasploit
2 12 (14.29%) Burp Suite
3 2 (2.38%) AppScan
4 1 (1.19%) Paros
General
1 22 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Tester
2 33 (39.29%) Penetration Tester
3 26 (30.95%) Security Penetration Tester
3 26 (30.95%) Security Tester
4 21 (25.00%) Consultant
5 14 (16.67%) Security Consultant
6 8 (9.52%) Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Associate Consultant
6 8 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Trainer
8 4 (4.76%) Ethical Hacker
8 4 (4.76%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.38%) Head of Security
10 2 (2.38%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (2.38%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.71%) Blog
4 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Social Media
7 1 (1.19%) CESG
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (58.33%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Linux
3 14 (16.67%) Unix
4 5 (5.95%) Kali Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (84.52%) Penetration Testing
2 33 (39.29%) Information Security
3 32 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 30 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 26 (30.95%) OWASP
7 17 (20.24%) Security Testing
8 15 (17.86%) Open Source
9 13 (15.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.90%) SIEM
11 8 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (9.52%) Project Management
11 8 (9.52%) Web Filtering
12 7 (8.33%) Security Management
12 7 (8.33%) Social Engineering
13 6 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
14 5 (5.95%) Information Management
14 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) C
1 30 (35.71%) C++
1 30 (35.71%) Java
1 30 (35.71%) Python
2 11 (13.10%) C#
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
3 10 (11.90%) PHP
3 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Perl
5 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (72.62%) CREST Certified
2 52 (61.90%) CEH
3 33 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 24 (28.57%) CISSP
5 23 (27.38%) GIAC
6 20 (23.81%) GPEN
7 19 (22.62%) CISM
8 17 (20.24%) DV Cleared
9 15 (17.86%) Degree
9 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
10 12 (14.29%) GWAPT
11 10 (11.90%) OSCE
12 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (9.52%) GCIH
14 7 (8.33%) A+ Certification
14 7 (8.33%) CHECK Team Leader
14 7 (8.33%) CHFI
14 7 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (8.33%) RHCE
14 7 (8.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (20.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 31 (36.90%) Nessus
2 27 (32.14%) Nmap
3 18 (21.43%) OpenVAS
4 8 (9.52%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (2.38%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Qualys
2 17 (20.24%) Coverity
3 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.38%) AlienVault
5 2 (2.38%) Reuters
6 1 (1.19%) Huawei
6 1 (1.19%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.19%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £30000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Reflective of Experience plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training + Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
i-Placements
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago