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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 427 450 443
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 15 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.065% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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
6418 7697 7272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.14% 33.55% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4831 6149 5848
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 26 May 2015. 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 +12 14 £52,500 +10.52%
Hampshire - 1 - -
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Information Security
1 14 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (72.22%) CISSP
2 13 (72.22%) OSCE
2 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Security Architecture
5 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 7 (38.89%) OWASP
7 6 (33.33%) CEH
8 5 (27.78%) SaaS
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (16.67%) Test Management
10 3 (16.67%) Network Design
10 3 (16.67%) SIEM
10 3 (16.67%) GPEN
10 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (11.11%) Analytics
11 2 (11.11%) Banking
11 2 (11.11%) Network Security
11 2 (11.11%) CHFI
11 2 (11.11%) Juniper
11 2 (11.11%) Open Source

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) WAAS
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) IPv6
3 1 (5.56%) DWDM
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Tester
1 13 (72.22%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Information Security
1 14 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) OWASP
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CISSP
1 13 (72.22%) OSCE
2 6 (33.33%) CEH
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) GPEN
5 2 (11.11%) CHFI
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.56%) GCIA
6 1 (5.56%) GSEC
6 1 (5.56%) CCSE
6 1 (5.56%) CCDE
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.56%) F5