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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 857 845 891
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +46
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 45 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.038% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 37 4 4
Average salary £58,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSCP
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 16 £60,000 - 1
London - 14 £62,750 - 3
South East -8 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
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OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (84.00%) CEH
2 72 (72.00%) Firewall
3 69 (69.00%) Penetration Testing
4 65 (65.00%) CISSP
5 64 (64.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 56 (56.00%) PCI DSS
6 56 (56.00%) GPEN
7 54 (54.00%) OSCE
8 49 (49.00%) VoIP
8 49 (49.00%) Wireless
9 48 (48.00%) Security Testing
10 39 (39.00%) Open Source
11 38 (38.00%) PHP
12 35 (35.00%) VPN
13 33 (33.00%) GIAC
13 33 (33.00%) CISMP
14 28 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (28.00%) Metasploit
15 27 (27.00%) GWAPT
15 27 (27.00%) Nmap
15 27 (27.00%) GCIH
16 26 (26.00%) Ethical Hacking
16 26 (26.00%) Nessus
16 26 (26.00%) SIEM
17 25 (25.00%) Information Management
17 25 (25.00%) Python
18 24 (24.00%) Windows
18 24 (24.00%) SQL
18 24 (24.00%) Ruby
19 23 (23.00%) Java

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 72 (72.00%) Firewall
2 49 (49.00%) VoIP
2 49 (49.00%) Wireless
3 35 (35.00%) VPN
4 20 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 11 (11.00%) Network Security
6 10 (10.00%) WAN
7 9 (9.00%) LAN
8 7 (7.00%) Wireshark
9 6 (6.00%) SSH
9 6 (6.00%) IPsec
9 6 (6.00%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.00%) DWDM
9 6 (6.00%) MPLS
9 6 (6.00%) OSPF
9 6 (6.00%) BGP
9 6 (6.00%) EIGRP
10 5 (5.00%) Internet
10 5 (5.00%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.00%) AppScan
3 2 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
2 4 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) Tester
2 46 (46.00%) Penetration Tester
3 35 (35.00%) Security Tester
4 23 (23.00%) Security Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 13 (13.00%) Senior Tester
6 10 (10.00%) Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Lead Tester
9 6 (6.00%) Technical Design Authority
9 6 (6.00%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Architect
10 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.00%) Network Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Consultant
12 3 (3.00%) Network Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Design Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Network Specialist
12 3 (3.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) XML
2 1 (1.00%) JSON
2 1 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.00%) Open Source
2 6 (6.00%) PKI
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) AS400
4 3 (3.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Linux
3 19 (19.00%) CentOS
3 19 (19.00%) Ubuntu
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.00%) UNIX
6 5 (5.00%) AIX
6 5 (5.00%) Android
6 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.00%) Solaris
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.00%) Penetration Testing
2 64 (64.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 48 (48.00%) Security Testing
4 26 (26.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 26 (26.00%) SIEM
5 25 (25.00%) Information Management
6 19 (19.00%) Information Security
7 15 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 10 (10.00%) Cyber Security
9 9 (9.00%) Security Management
10 7 (7.00%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (6.00%) Network Management
11 6 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.00%) Network Design
12 5 (5.00%) Investment Management
12 5 (5.00%) Capacity Management
13 4 (4.00%) OWASP
13 4 (4.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.00%) PHP
2 25 (25.00%) Python
3 24 (24.00%) SQL
3 24 (24.00%) Ruby
4 23 (23.00%) Java
5 22 (22.00%) Perl
6 19 (19.00%) Bash Shell
7 16 (16.00%) C
8 15 (15.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 84 (84.00%) CEH
2 65 (65.00%) CISSP
3 56 (56.00%) GPEN
4 54 (54.00%) OSCE
5 33 (33.00%) GIAC
5 33 (33.00%) CISMP
6 28 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (27.00%) GWAPT
7 27 (27.00%) GCIH
8 22 (22.00%) CCNA
8 22 (22.00%) CISM
9 19 (19.00%) CISA
10 17 (17.00%) Degree
11 6 (6.00%) OSWP
11 6 (6.00%) CCIE
11 6 (6.00%) RHCE
12 3 (3.00%) SSCP
12 3 (3.00%) CCNP
12 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (56.00%) PCI DSS
2 19 (19.00%) HIPAA
3 17 (17.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (6.00%) SLA
5 4 (4.00%) COBIT
6 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (27.00%) Nmap
2 21 (21.00%) Snort
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (26.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Sophos
1 20 (20.00%) Imperva
2 19 (19.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.00%) Cisco
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.00%) BT
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.00%) Juniper
5 5 (5.00%) VMware
5 5 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) LogRhythm
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