The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 184 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.026% 0.038% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
921 602 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.29% 22.94% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 740 475 490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus