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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England / South East
Rank 383 438 459
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +21
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 14 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.088% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.28% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -13.04%

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
4250 6015 6700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.58% 31.27% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4879 5120
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +24 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +48 2 £75,000 +25.00% 1
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 45 (77.59%) CEH
1 45 (77.59%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (60.34%) CREST Certified
3 33 (56.90%) GIAC
4 32 (55.17%) Windows
4 32 (55.17%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (53.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 28 (48.28%) Python
8 27 (46.55%) Linux
8 27 (46.55%) GPEN
9 26 (44.83%) Information Security
9 26 (44.83%) SANS
10 24 (41.38%) Finance
10 24 (41.38%) Nessus
10 24 (41.38%) Degree
11 23 (39.66%) Nmap
11 23 (39.66%) SIEM
12 20 (34.48%) C
12 20 (34.48%) C++
12 20 (34.48%) Bash Shell
12 20 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (31.03%) OWASP
13 18 (31.03%) Perl
14 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
14 17 (29.31%) Qualys
15 16 (27.59%) Java
16 15 (25.86%) Coverity
16 15 (25.86%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (25.86%) 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 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
1 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.79%) Sumo Logic
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) BGP
4 1 (1.72%) MPLS
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Metasploit
2 5 (8.62%) Burp Suite
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Tester
2 20 (34.48%) Penetration Tester
3 13 (22.41%) Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Consultant
4 12 (20.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 12 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Security Consultant
5 11 (18.97%) IT Consultant
5 11 (18.97%) IT Security Consultant
6 10 (17.24%) Architect
7 9 (15.52%) Senior Tester
8 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 8 (13.79%) Principal Architect
8 8 (13.79%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 6 (10.34%) IT Analyst
9 6 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Graduate
10 4 (6.90%) Graduate Tester
10 4 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (22.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (15.52%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Linux
3 9 (15.52%) Kali Linux
4 7 (12.07%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (55.17%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (53.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 26 (44.83%) Information Security
5 23 (39.66%) SIEM
6 18 (31.03%) OWASP
7 13 (22.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 13 (22.41%) Open Source
7 13 (22.41%) Security Operations
8 12 (20.69%) Secure Coding
8 12 (20.69%) System Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Time Management
8 12 (20.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 11 (18.97%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
10 8 (13.79%) Threat Modelling
11 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.34%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Python
2 20 (34.48%) Bash Shell
2 20 (34.48%) C
2 20 (34.48%) C++
3 18 (31.03%) Perl
4 16 (27.59%) Java
5 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.62%) Ruby
7 4 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.90%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (77.59%) CEH
2 35 (60.34%) CREST Certified
3 33 (56.90%) GIAC
4 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 27 (46.55%) GPEN
6 26 (44.83%) SANS
7 24 (41.38%) Degree
8 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
9 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (13.79%) GCFA
9 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.34%) CCNA
10 6 (10.34%) CISSP
10 6 (10.34%) GCIA
10 6 (10.34%) SSCP
11 4 (6.90%) GCIH
11 4 (6.90%) GSEC
12 2 (3.45%) CCDP
12 2 (3.45%) CCIE
12 2 (3.45%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (13.79%) SSAE 16
4 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) Nessus
2 23 (39.66%) Nmap
3 15 (25.86%) OpenVAS
4 8 (13.79%) logstash
4 8 (13.79%) WMI
5 3 (5.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Qualys
2 15 (25.86%) Coverity
3 8 (13.79%) Sophos
3 8 (13.79%) Splunk
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
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