The first table below looks at the demand for OSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 24 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank - 129 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £22,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
995 874 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.70% 38.66% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 644 689 663
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
OSCP
Berkshire

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OSCP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCP across the Reading region.

OSCP Salary Trend in Reading

OSCP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
1 1 (100.00%) OSWP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
1 1 (100.00%) OSWP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus