The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.78% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 201 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.77% 31.85% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 182 159 177
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

OSCP
Salary Trend in Slough

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

OSCP Salary Trend in Slough

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) CEH
1 9 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 9 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
1 9 (100.00%) OSCE
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Sophos
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Nessus
2 7 (77.78%) Snort
2 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (77.78%) Nmap
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) HIPAA
2 7 (77.78%) Metasploit
2 7 (77.78%) Imperva
2 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 7 (77.78%) tcpdump
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Ruby
1 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CEH
1 9 (100.00%) OSCE
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) RHCE
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (77.78%) HIPAA
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Snort
1 7 (77.78%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
1 7 (77.78%) Sophos
1 7 (77.78%) Imperva