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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 792 916 944
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +28
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 141 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 117 33 27
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.80% -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
26139 30235 31745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 27.37% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21142 24036 24857
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 £27,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +139 134 £52,500 - 28
South East +75 62 £50,000 -4.76% 5
London +65 40 £70,000 +40.00% 7
Oxfordshire - 27 £50,000 - 1
Kent - 14 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 12 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +7 8 £67,500 - 2
South West - 8 £52,500 - 2
West Midlands -8 7 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Guildford - 6 £55,000 -
City of London +75 5 £53,750 +26.47% 2
Farnborough - 5 £72,500 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £70,000 -
Manchester - 4 £42,500 - 4
North West - 4 £42,500 - 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £70,000 -
Oxford - 3 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £102,500 -
Leeds - 2 - - 2
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Worcester - 2 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol - 2 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Reading +21 1 - -

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 189 (80.77%) Penetration Testing
2 164 (70.09%) CEH
3 155 (66.24%) CREST Certified
4 110 (47.01%) Information Security
5 96 (41.03%) CISSP
6 87 (37.18%) Security Cleared
6 87 (37.18%) Cybersecurity
7 81 (34.62%) GIAC
8 80 (34.19%) Windows
9 79 (33.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 71 (30.34%) GPEN
11 65 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 62 (26.50%) Python
13 59 (25.21%) Java
14 58 (24.79%) Linux
14 58 (24.79%) Degree
15 57 (24.36%) Nessus
16 56 (23.93%) C++
17 55 (23.50%) Ethical Hacking
18 52 (22.22%) C
19 49 (20.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 49 (20.94%) SIEM
20 48 (20.51%) SC Cleared
20 48 (20.51%) OWASP
21 47 (20.09%) Nmap
21 47 (20.09%) Finance
22 45 (19.23%) SANS
23 44 (18.80%) Mobile App
24 43 (18.38%) Qualys
25 42 (17.95%) Security Testing

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 (1.28%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.95%) Wireless
2 29 (12.39%) Internet
3 24 (10.26%) Firewall
4 22 (9.40%) Network Security
5 12 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (4.70%) HTTP
7 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.42%) Wireless Security
9 7 (2.99%) LAN
10 5 (2.14%) WAN
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.71%) DNS
11 4 (1.71%) VPN
11 4 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.85%) VoIP
13 1 (0.43%) SMTP
13 1 (0.43%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 31 (13.25%) Burp Suite
2 21 (8.97%) Metasploit
3 16 (6.84%) AppScan
4 4 (1.71%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.85%) Paros
General
1 47 (20.09%) Finance
2 32 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.71%) Back Office
3 4 (1.71%) Publishing
4 2 (0.85%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (45.73%) Tester
2 98 (41.88%) Penetration Tester
3 57 (24.36%) Consultant
4 50 (21.37%) Security Consultant
5 45 (19.23%) Analyst
6 38 (16.24%) Security Analyst
7 22 (9.40%) Security Tester
8 15 (6.41%) IT Consultant
8 15 (6.41%) IT Security Consultant
9 14 (5.98%) Security Penetration Tester
10 13 (5.56%) Information Analyst
10 13 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (4.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 11 (4.70%) Ethical Hacker
12 10 (4.27%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (4.27%) Senior Tester
13 9 (3.85%) Trainer
14 8 (3.42%) Associate Consultant
14 8 (3.42%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.28%) HTML
3 3 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.80%) Mobile App
2 25 (10.68%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (9.83%) Computer Science
4 19 (8.12%) CESG
4 19 (8.12%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.99%) SCADA
6 7 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.71%) Physics
9 3 (1.28%) iPad
9 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Blog
11 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 80 (34.19%) Windows
2 58 (24.79%) Linux
3 21 (8.97%) Unix
4 16 (6.84%) Kali Linux
5 5 (2.14%) AIX
5 5 (2.14%) Solaris
6 4 (1.71%) Android
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (80.77%) Penetration Testing
2 110 (47.01%) Information Security
3 87 (37.18%) Cybersecurity
4 79 (33.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 65 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 55 (23.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 49 (20.94%) SIEM
8 48 (20.51%) OWASP
9 42 (17.95%) Security Testing
10 28 (11.97%) Social Engineering
11 26 (11.11%) Security Operations
12 20 (8.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 20 (8.55%) Open Source
13 18 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
14 17 (7.26%) Time Management
15 16 (6.84%) Secure Coding
15 16 (6.84%) System Testing
15 16 (6.84%) Threat Modelling
16 15 (6.41%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.50%) Python
2 59 (25.21%) Java
3 56 (23.93%) C++
4 52 (22.22%) C
5 35 (14.96%) Perl
6 24 (10.26%) Ruby
7 19 (8.12%) C#
8 16 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.84%) PHP
9 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.99%) SQL
11 5 (2.14%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.14%) VB
12 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 164 (70.09%) CEH
2 155 (66.24%) CREST Certified
3 96 (41.03%) CISSP
4 87 (37.18%) Security Cleared
5 81 (34.62%) GIAC
6 71 (30.34%) GPEN
7 58 (24.79%) Degree
8 48 (20.51%) SC Cleared
9 45 (19.23%) SANS
10 37 (15.81%) CHECK Team Leader
11 36 (15.38%) CHECK Team Member
12 26 (11.11%) OSCE
12 26 (11.11%) Tigerscheme
13 25 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (10.26%) DV Cleared
15 23 (9.83%) CISM
16 19 (8.12%) EC-Council LPT
17 15 (6.41%) CCNA
18 14 (5.98%) CISA
18 14 (5.98%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.85%) GPG13
3 2 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 57 (24.36%) Nessus
2 47 (20.09%) Nmap
3 28 (11.97%) OpenVAS
4 21 (8.97%) HP Fortify
5 8 (3.42%) WebInspect
6 6 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.85%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 43 (18.38%) Qualys
2 25 (10.68%) Coverity
3 16 (6.84%) HP
4 15 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.56%) Cisco
6 11 (4.70%) IBM
7 9 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.14%) Cognizant
8 5 (2.14%) Veracode
9 4 (1.71%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.28%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.28%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.85%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.85%) Intel
11 2 (0.85%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.85%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.85%) Splunk
12 1 (0.43%) Sophos
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Metaskil Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £68000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago