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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 423 458 476
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 23 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.071% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.23% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 6
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +11.57%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
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
6000 6652 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.40% 31.32% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4956 6272
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Surrey +13 14 £55,000 +46.66%
Oxfordshire - 6 £60,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £75,000 -
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (90.00%) CEH
1 36 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (60.00%) CREST Certified
3 22 (55.00%) Nessus
4 21 (52.50%) GIAC
5 20 (50.00%) C
5 20 (50.00%) C++
5 20 (50.00%) Java
5 20 (50.00%) Python
5 20 (50.00%) Nmap
5 20 (50.00%) Qualys
5 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 18 (45.00%) Windows
6 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (45.00%) OWASP
6 18 (45.00%) OpenVAS
7 17 (42.50%) Coverity
7 17 (42.50%) DV Cleared
7 17 (42.50%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (42.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
9 14 (35.00%) CISSP
10 13 (32.50%) Information Security
11 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
12 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (27.50%) Threat Modelling
12 11 (27.50%) Trend Analysis
12 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Tester
2 15 (37.50%) Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Security Tester
4 12 (30.00%) Security Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (17.50%) Information Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (5.00%) Penetration Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Product Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Risk Management Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Physics
2 2 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (45.00%) OWASP
3 17 (42.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (32.50%) Information Security
5 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
6 11 (27.50%) Threat Modelling
6 11 (27.50%) Trend Analysis
6 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (22.50%) Security Operations
9 5 (12.50%) SIEM
10 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Time Management
11 1 (2.50%) CRM
11 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
11 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
11 1 (2.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C
1 20 (50.00%) C++
1 20 (50.00%) Java
1 20 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (90.00%) CEH
2 24 (60.00%) CREST Certified
3 21 (52.50%) GIAC
4 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (42.50%) DV Cleared
6 14 (35.00%) CISSP
7 4 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (10.00%) GPEN
8 3 (7.50%) Degree
9 2 (5.00%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (2.50%) CEPT
10 1 (2.50%) CISM
10 1 (2.50%) CPTE
10 1 (2.50%) ECSA
10 1 (2.50%) GCIH
10 1 (2.50%) SANS
10 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) Nessus
2 20 (50.00%) Nmap
3 18 (45.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Qualys
2 17 (42.50%) Coverity
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
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