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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 447 456 425
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 17 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.005% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.015% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 15
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
OSCP
England

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
6055 6646 6323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.28% 32.45% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4925 5140 4927
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Oxfordshire - 14 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £75,000 -
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) CEH
2 19 (90.48%) Nessus
2 19 (90.48%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (90.48%) GIAC
2 19 (90.48%) CREST Certified
3 18 (85.71%) OpenVAS
3 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 18 (85.71%) C
3 18 (85.71%) C++
3 18 (85.71%) Java
3 18 (85.71%) Python
3 18 (85.71%) Qualys
3 18 (85.71%) OWASP
3 18 (85.71%) Nmap
4 17 (80.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (80.95%) DV Cleared
4 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 17 (80.95%) Windows
4 17 (80.95%) Coverity
4 17 (80.95%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
6 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) GPEN
10 2 (9.52%) CISSP
10 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Network Security

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Tester
2 11 (52.38%) Security Penetration Tester
2 11 (52.38%) Security Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (85.71%) OWASP
3 17 (80.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C
1 18 (85.71%) C++
1 18 (85.71%) Java
1 18 (85.71%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CEH
2 19 (90.48%) CREST Certified
2 19 (90.48%) GIAC
3 17 (80.95%) DV Cleared
3 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) GPEN
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (4.76%) CISM
6 1 (4.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Nessus
2 18 (85.71%) Nmap
2 18 (85.71%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Qualys
2 17 (80.95%) Coverity
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago