The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 435 412 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 5 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.081% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7646 7382 8017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.70% 33.03% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 5983 6873
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
OSCP
England

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSCP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 4 £45,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
1 13 (92.86%) Nessus
1 13 (92.86%) CEH
1 13 (92.86%) Nmap
1 13 (92.86%) Metasploit
1 13 (92.86%) OSCE
2 12 (85.71%) tcpdump
2 12 (85.71%) Imperva
2 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 12 (85.71%) HIPAA
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 12 (85.71%) Snort
2 12 (85.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) Sophos
2 12 (85.71%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Perl
3 11 (78.57%) PHP
3 11 (78.57%) Ubuntu
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 11 (78.57%) CentOS
3 11 (78.57%) Bash Shell
3 11 (78.57%) SIEM
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (85.71%) Firewall
1 12 (85.71%) tcpdump
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Testing Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Ubuntu
2 11 (78.57%) CentOS
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (78.57%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) Python
1 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 11 (78.57%) Bash Shell
2 11 (78.57%) Perl
2 11 (78.57%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
1 13 (92.86%) CEH
1 13 (92.86%) OSCE
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) RHCE
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
1 12 (85.71%) HIPAA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Nmap
2 12 (85.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Sophos
1 12 (85.71%) Imperva
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix