The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 811 936 961
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +25
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 125 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 27 31
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,350 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26060 30356 33112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.62% 27.37% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21080 24061 26252
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSCP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCP within the UK.

OSCP Salary Trend in the UK

OSCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSCP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

OSCP Salary Histogram in the UK

OSCP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England +122 120 £55,000 +4.76% 24
South East +75 53 £52,500 -1.86% 5
London +50 36 £63,750 +30.76% 5
Oxfordshire - 20 £50,000 -
Surrey - 17 £55,000 -
South West - 11 £56,250 - 1
Guildford - 11 £55,000 -
Kent - 11 £45,000 -
West Midlands -16 8 £52,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 6 £57,500 -
City of London +50 5 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Hampshire +11 5 £70,000 - 2
Manchester - 3 £42,500 - 2
Farnborough - 3 £72,500 - 2
Bristol - 3 £56,250 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
North West - 3 £42,500 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £102,500 -
Oxford - 2 £47,500 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham -22 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 - 5
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 £52,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £52,500 -
Worcester - 1 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 with a requirement for OSCP.

1 157 (79.29%) Penetration Testing
2 143 (72.22%) CEH
3 129 (65.15%) CREST Certified
4 100 (50.51%) Information Security
5 91 (45.96%) CISSP
6 72 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
7 71 (35.86%) Security Cleared
8 69 (34.85%) GIAC
9 68 (34.34%) Windows
10 63 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 58 (29.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 54 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
13 50 (25.25%) Python
13 50 (25.25%) GPEN
14 49 (24.75%) Java
15 47 (23.74%) Nessus
16 46 (23.23%) Linux
16 46 (23.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 45 (22.73%) Degree
17 45 (22.73%) C++
18 44 (22.22%) C
19 41 (20.71%) OWASP
19 41 (20.71%) SC Cleared
20 39 (19.70%) SIEM
21 38 (19.19%) Security Testing
22 37 (18.69%) Qualys
22 37 (18.69%) Nmap
23 35 (17.68%) Wireless
24 34 (17.17%) Finance
24 34 (17.17%) SANS

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.68%) Wireless
2 27 (13.64%) Internet
3 21 (10.61%) Network Security
4 20 (10.10%) Firewall
5 11 (5.56%) HTTP
6 10 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (4.04%) Wireless Security
8 7 (3.54%) LAN
8 7 (3.54%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.53%) WAN
10 4 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.02%) DNS
10 4 (2.02%) VPN
10 4 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.01%) VoIP
12 1 (0.51%) SMTP
12 1 (0.51%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 23 (11.62%) Burp Suite
2 15 (7.58%) Metasploit
3 13 (6.57%) AppScan
4 3 (1.52%) sqlmap
5 2 (1.01%) Paros
General
1 34 (17.17%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.52%) Back Office
3 3 (1.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
4 2 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (43.94%) Tester
2 75 (37.88%) Penetration Tester
3 48 (24.24%) Consultant
4 39 (19.70%) Analyst
4 39 (19.70%) Security Consultant
5 34 (17.17%) Security Analyst
6 20 (10.10%) Security Tester
7 13 (6.57%) Information Analyst
7 13 (6.57%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (5.56%) IT Consultant
8 11 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
8 11 (5.56%) Trainer
9 10 (5.05%) IT Analyst
9 10 (5.05%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (4.55%) Security Penetration Tester
10 9 (4.55%) Senior Tester
11 8 (4.04%) Associate Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) Ethical Hacker
12 7 (3.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) .NET
2 3 (1.52%) HTML
2 3 (1.52%) Web Services
3 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 21 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.60%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.07%) CESG
5 7 (3.54%) SCADA
6 6 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.01%) Physics
9 2 (1.01%) Social Media
10 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.34%) Windows
2 46 (23.23%) Linux
3 21 (10.61%) Unix
4 14 (7.07%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.52%) Android
6 2 (1.01%) AIX
6 2 (1.01%) Solaris
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (79.29%) Penetration Testing
2 100 (50.51%) Information Security
3 72 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 58 (29.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 54 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
7 41 (20.71%) OWASP
8 39 (19.70%) SIEM
9 38 (19.19%) Security Testing
10 25 (12.63%) Security Operations
11 17 (8.59%) Social Engineering
12 15 (7.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 15 (7.58%) Threat Modelling
12 15 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (7.07%) Time Management
14 13 (6.57%) Incident Management
14 13 (6.57%) Reverse Engineering
14 13 (6.57%) Secure Coding
14 13 (6.57%) System Testing
14 13 (6.57%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.25%) Python
2 49 (24.75%) Java
3 45 (22.73%) C++
4 44 (22.22%) C
5 25 (12.63%) Perl
6 17 (8.59%) C#
7 16 (8.08%) Ruby
8 14 (7.07%) PHP
9 11 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.52%) SQL
12 3 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 143 (72.22%) CEH
2 129 (65.15%) CREST Certified
3 91 (45.96%) CISSP
4 71 (35.86%) Security Cleared
5 69 (34.85%) GIAC
6 50 (25.25%) GPEN
7 45 (22.73%) Degree
8 41 (20.71%) SC Cleared
9 34 (17.17%) SANS
10 32 (16.16%) CHECK Team Leader
10 32 (16.16%) CHECK Team Member
11 27 (13.64%) CISM
12 21 (10.61%) DV Cleared
12 21 (10.61%) OSCE
12 21 (10.61%) Tigerscheme
13 20 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (8.59%) EC-Council LPT
15 14 (7.07%) CISA
16 13 (6.57%) ECSA
17 11 (5.56%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (10.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) GPG13
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (23.74%) Nessus
2 37 (18.69%) Nmap
3 24 (12.12%) OpenVAS
4 18 (9.09%) HP Fortify
5 8 (4.04%) WebInspect
6 6 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.01%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 37 (18.69%) Qualys
2 21 (10.61%) Coverity
3 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.58%) Cisco
5 13 (6.57%) HP
6 11 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.04%) IBM
8 5 (2.53%) Veracode
9 4 (2.02%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.52%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.52%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.01%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.01%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.01%) Intel
11 2 (1.01%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.01%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.01%) Splunk
12 1 (0.51%) Sophos
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Acumin Consulting
Posted: 24 days ago