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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 752 933 933
Rank change year-on-year
+181 0
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 162 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 135 42 26
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.63% +10.00%

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
25574 30065 31176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.23% 27.43% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20733 24265 24137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +142 153 £52,500 -4.54% 30
South East +80 60 £50,000 -4.76% 8
London +41 53 £70,000 +27.27% 6
Oxfordshire - 24 £50,000 -
Hampshire +25 14 £66,500 - 2
Kent - 13 £45,000 - 1
Farnborough - 9 £70,000 - 2
East Midlands +20 8 £70,000 +143.18% 2
Surrey - 8 £52,500 -
West Midlands -13 7 £52,500 -8.69% 3
South West - 6 £52,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £70,000 - 1
North West +12 5 £50,000 +4.16% 4
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 - 3
Manchester - 4 £46,250 - 4
Oxford - 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Leicestershire -3 2 £45,000 +56.33% 1
Birmingham -26 2 £56,250 -2.17% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £52,500 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 2
Worcester - 2 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Cheshire +33 1 £55,000 +14.58%
Berkshire +5 1 - - 2

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 225 (82.42%) Penetration Testing
2 193 (70.70%) CREST Certified
3 180 (65.93%) CEH
4 122 (44.69%) Information Security
5 103 (37.73%) Security Cleared
6 101 (37.00%) GIAC
7 100 (36.63%) Windows
8 96 (35.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 96 (35.16%) Cybersecurity
9 94 (34.43%) CISSP
10 91 (33.33%) GPEN
11 81 (29.67%) Python
12 76 (27.84%) Linux
13 75 (27.47%) C++
14 74 (27.11%) Java
14 74 (27.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 70 (25.64%) Finance
16 67 (24.54%) Degree
17 65 (23.81%) C
18 64 (23.44%) Nessus
18 64 (23.44%) SANS
19 62 (22.71%) Ethical Hacking
20 61 (22.34%) OWASP
21 60 (21.98%) SIEM
22 59 (21.61%) SC Cleared
23 54 (19.78%) Nmap
24 51 (18.68%) Mobile App
25 50 (18.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 48 (17.58%) Wireless
27 47 (17.22%) CHECK Team Member

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:

Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.73%) MS Office
1 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.58%) Wireless
2 25 (9.16%) Internet
2 25 (9.16%) Network Security
3 23 (8.42%) Firewall
4 14 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.56%) HTTP
7 4 (1.47%) DNS
7 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.47%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.10%) LAN
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.73%) VoIP
9 2 (0.73%) VPN
10 1 (0.37%) SMTP
10 1 (0.37%) SSL
10 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.37%) WAN
10 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.37%) X.509
Development Applications
1 45 (16.48%) Burp Suite
2 27 (9.89%) Metasploit
3 18 (6.59%) AppScan
4 4 (1.47%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 70 (25.64%) Finance
2 36 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.20%) Back Office
4 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.47%) Publishing
4 4 (1.47%) Retail
5 3 (1.10%) Legal
5 3 (1.10%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (50.18%) Tester
2 130 (47.62%) Penetration Tester
3 68 (24.91%) Consultant
4 61 (22.34%) Security Consultant
5 51 (18.68%) Analyst
6 44 (16.12%) Security Analyst
7 28 (10.26%) Security Tester
8 24 (8.79%) IT Consultant
8 24 (8.79%) IT Security Consultant
9 23 (8.42%) Security Penetration Tester
10 18 (6.59%) Information Analyst
10 18 (6.59%) Information Security Analyst
11 17 (6.23%) Ethical Hacker
12 16 (5.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 11 (4.03%) Associate Consultant
13 11 (4.03%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 11 (4.03%) Senior Tester
14 9 (3.30%) IT Analyst
14 9 (3.30%) IT Security Analyst
15 8 (2.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.16%) .NET
2 11 (4.03%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) LAMP
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.68%) Mobile App
2 29 (10.62%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.96%) CESG
5 18 (6.59%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.49%) Cyberthreat
7 14 (5.13%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.66%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (3.30%) SCADA
10 8 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.47%) Physics
12 3 (1.10%) Blog
12 3 (1.10%) iPad
13 2 (0.73%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.63%) Windows
2 76 (27.84%) Linux
3 24 (8.79%) Unix
4 15 (5.49%) Kali Linux
5 11 (4.03%) AIX
5 11 (4.03%) Solaris
6 5 (1.83%) Android
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (82.42%) Penetration Testing
2 122 (44.69%) Information Security
3 96 (35.16%) Cybersecurity
3 96 (35.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 74 (27.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 62 (22.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 61 (22.34%) OWASP
7 60 (21.98%) SIEM
8 46 (16.85%) Security Testing
9 38 (13.92%) Social Engineering
10 35 (12.82%) Open Source
11 27 (9.89%) Security Operations
12 26 (9.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 26 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
13 25 (9.16%) Time Management
14 22 (8.06%) Secure Coding
14 22 (8.06%) System Testing
14 22 (8.06%) Threat Modelling
15 15 (5.49%) Malware Analysis
15 15 (5.49%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.67%) Python
2 75 (27.47%) C++
3 74 (27.11%) Java
4 65 (23.81%) C
5 45 (16.48%) Perl
6 36 (13.19%) Ruby
7 26 (9.52%) C#
8 21 (7.69%) PHP
9 20 (7.33%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.40%) VB.NET
11 11 (4.03%) SQL
12 8 (2.93%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.93%) VB
13 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 193 (70.70%) CREST Certified
2 180 (65.93%) CEH
3 103 (37.73%) Security Cleared
4 101 (37.00%) GIAC
5 94 (34.43%) CISSP
6 91 (33.33%) GPEN
7 67 (24.54%) Degree
8 64 (23.44%) SANS
9 59 (21.61%) SC Cleared
10 47 (17.22%) CHECK Team Member
11 45 (16.48%) CHECK Team Leader
12 36 (13.19%) OSCE
12 36 (13.19%) Tigerscheme
13 25 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (9.16%) DV Cleared
14 21 (7.69%) CCNA
15 19 (6.96%) GWAPT
16 17 (6.23%) CISA
17 15 (5.49%) EC-Council LPT
18 13 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (18.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (16.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.20%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 64 (23.44%) Nessus
2 54 (19.78%) Nmap
3 32 (11.72%) OpenVAS
4 22 (8.06%) HP Fortify
5 7 (2.56%) WebInspect
6 6 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.73%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 46 (16.85%) Qualys
2 29 (10.62%) Coverity
3 22 (8.06%) HP
4 17 (6.23%) IBM
5 8 (2.93%) Cognizant
5 8 (2.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.83%) Veracode
7 4 (1.47%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.10%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.10%) NetIQ
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco
9 2 (0.73%) Intel
9 2 (0.73%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.73%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.73%) SAP
9 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.73%) Splunk
10 1 (0.37%) Remedy
10 1 (0.37%) Sophos
10 1 (0.37%) Symantec
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