The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England / South East
Rank 375 444 462
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 10 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.093% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.30% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £53,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4099 6070 6573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.87% 31.44% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3316 4926 5131
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing OSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OSCP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OSCP Salary Trend in the South East

OSCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

OSCP Salary Histogram in the South East

OSCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +11 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire +44 1 £75,000 +25.00%
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing OSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 34 (79.07%) Penetration Testing
2 33 (76.74%) CEH
3 27 (62.79%) Windows
4 26 (60.47%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (60.47%) CREST Certified
5 25 (58.14%) GIAC
5 25 (58.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 22 (51.16%) Python
7 21 (48.84%) Linux
8 20 (46.51%) Degree
8 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
9 19 (44.19%) GPEN
9 19 (44.19%) Information Security
10 18 (41.86%) SANS
11 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
11 17 (39.53%) Nessus
12 16 (37.21%) Nmap
12 16 (37.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (37.21%) SIEM
12 16 (37.21%) Finance
13 14 (32.56%) C
13 14 (32.56%) C++
14 13 (30.23%) Perl
14 13 (30.23%) OWASP
14 13 (30.23%) Qualys
15 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
15 12 (27.91%) Java
16 11 (25.58%) Coverity
16 11 (25.58%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (25.58%) OpenVAS

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (18.60%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) BGP
2 1 (2.33%) MPLS
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) OSPF
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.65%) Burp Suite
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Tester
2 13 (30.23%) Penetration Tester
3 12 (27.91%) Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Security Analyst
5 9 (20.93%) Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Consultant
6 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 8 (18.60%) Principal Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Security Consultant
6 8 (18.60%) Senior Tester
7 7 (16.28%) IT Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) IT Consultant
7 7 (16.28%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (16.28%) IT Security Consultant
7 7 (16.28%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate Tester
8 3 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Embedded Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Kali Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (60.47%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (58.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (44.19%) Information Security
5 16 (37.21%) SIEM
6 13 (30.23%) OWASP
7 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
8 10 (23.26%) Open Source
9 9 (20.93%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (20.93%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (18.60%) Secure Coding
10 8 (18.60%) Security Architecture
10 8 (18.60%) System Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Threat Modelling
10 8 (18.60%) Time Management
10 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.63%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Python
2 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
3 14 (32.56%) C
3 14 (32.56%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) Perl
5 12 (27.91%) Java
6 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.65%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) CEH
2 26 (60.47%) CREST Certified
3 25 (58.14%) GIAC
4 20 (46.51%) Degree
4 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
5 19 (44.19%) GPEN
6 18 (41.86%) SANS
7 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
7 8 (18.60%) GCFA
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.30%) CCNA
9 4 (9.30%) CISSP
9 4 (9.30%) GCIA
9 4 (9.30%) SSCP
10 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.65%) GCIH
11 2 (4.65%) GSEC
12 1 (2.33%) CCDP
12 1 (2.33%) CCIE
12 1 (2.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.60%) PCI DSS
2 8 (18.60%) SSAE 16
3 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Nessus
2 16 (37.21%) Nmap
3 11 (25.58%) OpenVAS
4 8 (18.60%) logstash
4 8 (18.60%) WMI
5 1 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Qualys
2 11 (25.58%) Coverity
3 8 (18.60%) Sophos
3 8 (18.60%) Splunk
4 2 (4.65%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) VMware