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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 376 470 472
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +2
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 28 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.037% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.12% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 6
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.08%
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
4847 6626 7352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.00% 30.42% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3878 5367 5537
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 4 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +37 16 £60,000 +71.42%
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £79,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 74 (85.06%) CEH
2 73 (83.91%) Penetration Testing
3 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
3 52 (59.77%) CREST Certified
4 50 (57.47%) GIAC
5 49 (56.32%) Nmap
5 49 (56.32%) Nessus
5 49 (56.32%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (54.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 46 (52.87%) Python
7 46 (52.87%) GPEN
8 41 (47.13%) C
8 41 (47.13%) C++
9 40 (45.98%) Windows
10 38 (43.68%) OWASP
11 36 (41.38%) Information Security
11 36 (41.38%) Finance
12 35 (40.23%) Telecoms
12 35 (40.23%) Linux
12 35 (40.23%) SIEM
12 35 (40.23%) Qualys
13 33 (37.93%) Perl
14 32 (36.78%) Java
15 31 (35.63%) Degree
15 31 (35.63%) OpenVAS
16 30 (34.48%) SANS
17 28 (32.18%) Embedded Systems
17 28 (32.18%) Coverity
18 27 (31.03%) Bash Shell
19 23 (26.44%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.45%) MS Office
1 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.75%) Sumo Logic
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Wireless
2 10 (11.49%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.30%) Network Security
6 1 (1.15%) BGP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) LAN
6 1 (1.15%) MPLS
6 1 (1.15%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Metasploit
2 11 (12.64%) Burp Suite
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 35 (40.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Back Office
4 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Tester
2 38 (43.68%) Penetration Tester
3 19 (21.84%) Consultant
3 19 (21.84%) Security Consultant
4 17 (19.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 16 (18.39%) Analyst
5 16 (18.39%) IT Consultant
5 16 (18.39%) IT Security Consultant
6 15 (17.24%) Security Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Tester
8 8 (9.20%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 7 (8.05%) Architect
10 6 (6.90%) Graduate
10 6 (6.90%) Graduate Tester
11 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 5 (5.75%) Principal Architect
11 5 (5.75%) Product Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) Security Engineer
12 4 (4.60%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (18.39%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (11.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.60%) Physics
6 2 (2.30%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.15%) CESG
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Windows
2 35 (40.23%) Linux
3 14 (16.09%) Kali Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (83.91%) Penetration Testing
2 49 (56.32%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (54.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 38 (43.68%) OWASP
5 36 (41.38%) Information Security
6 35 (40.23%) SIEM
7 18 (20.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 17 (19.54%) Secure Coding
8 17 (19.54%) System Testing
8 17 (19.54%) Time Management
8 17 (19.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 16 (18.39%) Open Source
10 15 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (16.09%) Social Engineering
12 13 (14.94%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 10 (11.49%) Security Operations
14 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
14 6 (6.90%) Security Architecture
15 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.87%) Python
2 41 (47.13%) C
2 41 (47.13%) C++
3 33 (37.93%) Perl
4 32 (36.78%) Java
5 27 (31.03%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.49%) Ruby
7 9 (10.34%) C#
7 9 (10.34%) Objective-C
7 9 (10.34%) VB
8 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (85.06%) CEH
2 52 (59.77%) CREST Certified
2 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
3 50 (57.47%) GIAC
4 46 (52.87%) GPEN
5 31 (35.63%) Degree
6 30 (34.48%) SANS
7 19 (21.84%) DV Cleared
8 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (8.05%) CISSP
11 6 (6.90%) CCNA
11 6 (6.90%) GCIA
11 6 (6.90%) SSCP
12 5 (5.75%) GCFA
13 4 (4.60%) CHECK Team Leader
13 4 (4.60%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (4.60%) GCIH
13 4 (4.60%) GSEC
13 4 (4.60%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.75%) SSAE 16
4 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (56.32%) Nessus
1 49 (56.32%) Nmap
2 31 (35.63%) OpenVAS
3 5 (5.75%) logstash
3 5 (5.75%) WMI
4 4 (4.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Qualys
2 28 (32.18%) Coverity
3 6 (6.90%) Splunk
4 5 (5.75%) Sophos
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.30%) AlienVault
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.15%) F5
7 1 (1.15%) Juniper
7 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
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