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 15 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
923 751 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.70% 35.24% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 656 533 740
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
OSCP
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) GPEN
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) OSWP
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) GPEN
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) OSWP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus