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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 837 857 820
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 47 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 20
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £50,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £62,500 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
27767 28927 26850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.00% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22508 22627 22033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 30 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands - 8 £57,500 -
South East +16 5 £52,500 +5.00%
North West +3 2 £48,000 -8.57% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £28,785 -53.94% 1
OSCP
UK

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (82.02%) Penetration Testing
2 53 (59.55%) Information Security
3 49 (55.06%) CISSP
4 36 (40.45%) SQL
5 35 (39.33%) Windows
5 35 (39.33%) Linux
5 35 (39.33%) OSCE
6 34 (38.20%) Data Centre
7 33 (37.08%) OWASP
8 31 (34.83%) CEH
9 24 (26.97%) Security Architecture
10 21 (23.60%) Firewall
11 17 (19.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (19.10%) SIEM
12 16 (17.98%) Security Testing
13 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
14 12 (13.48%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (12.36%) F5
15 11 (12.36%) Wireless
16 10 (11.24%) Nessus
16 10 (11.24%) GPEN
16 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
17 9 (10.11%) Network Security
17 9 (10.11%) Finance
18 8 (8.99%) Banking
18 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
19 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
19 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
19 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
19 7 (7.87%) GIAC

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.60%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) Wireless
3 9 (10.11%) Network Security
4 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.74%) VPN
5 6 (6.74%) VoIP
5 6 (6.74%) SSL
6 5 (5.62%) IPv6
6 5 (5.62%) DWDM
6 5 (5.62%) MPLS
6 5 (5.62%) OSPF
6 5 (5.62%) BGP
6 5 (5.62%) EIGRP
6 5 (5.62%) WAN
6 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.62%) LAN
6 5 (5.62%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.62%) IPsec
6 5 (5.62%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (15.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
4 6 (6.74%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Tester
1 49 (55.06%) Penetration Tester
2 23 (25.84%) Consultant
3 18 (20.22%) Security Consultant
4 12 (13.48%) Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Security Tester
5 9 (10.11%) Web Tester
6 8 (8.99%) Applications Tester
7 7 (7.87%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) IT Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Network Designer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Designer
10 4 (4.49%) Application Security Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) PKI
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) Windows
1 35 (39.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (82.02%) Penetration Testing
2 53 (59.55%) Information Security
3 33 (37.08%) OWASP
4 24 (26.97%) Security Architecture
5 17 (19.10%) SIEM
6 16 (17.98%) Security Testing
7 12 (13.48%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (7.87%) Network Design
8 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.74%) Workflow
9 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Scrum
9 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.74%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.74%) Cyber Security
9 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) C
3 4 (4.49%) C++
3 4 (4.49%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) Python
5 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.25%) Ruby
5 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (55.06%) CISSP
2 35 (39.33%) OSCE
3 31 (34.83%) CEH
4 10 (11.24%) GPEN
4 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.87%) GIAC
6 6 (6.74%) CISM
6 6 (6.74%) Security+ Certification
6 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.62%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (5.62%) CCIE
7 5 (5.62%) SSCP
7 5 (5.62%) CCSE
8 4 (4.49%) Degree
8 4 (4.49%) CCDE
8 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.37%) CISA
10 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.25%) CHFI
10 2 (2.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.62%) SLA
4 2 (2.25%) COBIT
5 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Snort
3 1 (1.12%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Nessus
2 5 (5.62%) vMotion
3 4 (4.49%) Nmap
4 3 (3.37%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) F5
2 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.62%) BT
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco
3 5 (5.62%) Juniper
4 4 (4.49%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k - 320k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago