The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank - - 135
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
OSCP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
775 992 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.97% 41.80% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 529 632 688
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) OSCE
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) OSCE
2 1 (25.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Reading
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago