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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
UK
Rank 788 874 909
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +35
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 61 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 37
Median salary £51,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,300 £71,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%

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
20686 28636 29355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.79% 27.99% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16349 22919 23401
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +108 61 £51,500 -14.16% 22
London +51 22 £60,000 -7.69% 7
West Midlands +41 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South East +61 11 £60,000 - 2
Birmingham - 8 £45,000 - 2
South West +26 6 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Oxfordshire +8 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Solihull - 6 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Swindon - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +33 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £52,500 -
Abingdon - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - - 1
City of London - 3 £66,250 - 1
East of England - 3 £32,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £32,500 - 2
Warwickshire +33 2 £53,000 -11.66%
Berkshire +49 1 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Reading +37 1 £75,000 - 1
East Midlands +12 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Gloucestershire -4 1 - - 2
North West -11 1 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 95 (65.07%) Penetration Testing
2 94 (64.38%) CREST Certified
3 90 (61.64%) CEH
4 65 (44.52%) Windows
5 62 (42.47%) Cybersecurity
6 61 (41.78%) Information Security
7 53 (36.30%) CISSP
8 50 (34.25%) Degree
9 49 (33.56%) Python
10 48 (32.88%) GIAC
11 47 (32.19%) Security Cleared
12 45 (30.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 45 (30.82%) Linux
13 42 (28.77%) Java
14 40 (27.40%) C++
14 40 (27.40%) SIEM
15 39 (26.71%) Security Testing
16 37 (25.34%) C
16 37 (25.34%) Finance
17 34 (23.29%) Nessus
17 34 (23.29%) Perl
18 33 (22.60%) GPEN
19 31 (21.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 31 (21.23%) SANS
20 30 (20.55%) Ruby
21 29 (19.86%) Unix
22 28 (19.18%) SC Cleared
22 28 (19.18%) CHECK Team Leader
23 26 (17.81%) Mobile App
24 25 (17.12%) OWASP

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) Apache
2 5 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.48%) Sumo Logic
2 7 (4.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.01%) Network Security
1 19 (13.01%) Wireless
2 18 (12.33%) Firewall
3 12 (8.22%) Internet
4 11 (7.53%) Wireshark
5 10 (6.85%) Wireless Security
6 6 (4.11%) HTTP
6 6 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.42%) LAN
7 5 (3.42%) Skype
7 5 (3.42%) WAN
8 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.74%) VPN
9 3 (2.05%) VoIP
10 2 (1.37%) FTP
10 2 (1.37%) LDAP
10 2 (1.37%) SMTP
10 2 (1.37%) SSH
11 1 (0.68%) MPLS
11 1 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) Big Data
1 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
1 5 (3.42%) ZAP BI
2 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Burp Suite
2 16 (10.96%) Metasploit
3 7 (4.79%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.74%) AppScan
5 2 (1.37%) sqlmap
General
1 37 (25.34%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.48%) Publishing
4 5 (3.42%) Marketing
5 4 (2.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (47.95%) Tester
2 63 (43.15%) Penetration Tester
3 28 (19.18%) Analyst
4 23 (15.75%) Consultant
5 21 (14.38%) Security Analyst
6 19 (13.01%) Security Consultant
7 15 (10.27%) Security Tester
8 11 (7.53%) Architect
8 11 (7.53%) Security Penetration Tester
9 10 (6.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 10 (6.85%) IT Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) IT Consultant
9 10 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) IT Security Consultant
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Tester
10 9 (6.16%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 9 (6.16%) SOC Analyst
11 8 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 8 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 8 (5.48%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) .NET
2 6 (4.11%) HTML
3 5 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (3.42%) PCRE
3 5 (3.42%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Mobile App
2 21 (14.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (11.64%) CESG
4 15 (10.27%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (7.53%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (4.11%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (3.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.05%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.05%) Physics
10 1 (0.68%) Blog
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.68%) PKI
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.52%) Windows
2 45 (30.82%) Linux
3 29 (19.86%) Unix
4 17 (11.64%) Kali Linux
5 6 (4.11%) Solaris
6 4 (2.74%) AIX
7 3 (2.05%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (65.07%) Penetration Testing
2 62 (42.47%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (41.78%) Information Security
4 45 (30.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 40 (27.40%) SIEM
6 39 (26.71%) Security Testing
7 25 (17.12%) Ethical Hacking
7 25 (17.12%) OWASP
8 21 (14.38%) Security Operations
9 19 (13.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (12.33%) Open Source
11 16 (10.96%) Social Engineering
12 13 (8.90%) Threat Modelling
13 12 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (7.53%) Risk Management
15 10 (6.85%) Security Architecture
15 10 (6.85%) Security Monitoring
16 9 (6.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (5.48%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.56%) Python
2 42 (28.77%) Java
3 40 (27.40%) C++
4 37 (25.34%) C
5 34 (23.29%) Perl
6 30 (20.55%) Ruby
7 22 (15.07%) Bash Shell
8 21 (14.38%) PHP
9 10 (6.85%) C#
10 8 (5.48%) JavaScript
10 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.79%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.11%) SQL
13 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (64.38%) CREST Certified
2 90 (61.64%) CEH
3 53 (36.30%) CISSP
4 50 (34.25%) Degree
5 48 (32.88%) GIAC
6 47 (32.19%) Security Cleared
7 33 (22.60%) GPEN
8 31 (21.23%) SANS
9 28 (19.18%) CHECK Team Leader
9 28 (19.18%) SC Cleared
10 17 (11.64%) CISM
11 14 (9.59%) OSCE
12 13 (8.90%) CISA
13 12 (8.22%) CHECK Team Member
13 12 (8.22%) Tigerscheme
14 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared
14 11 (7.53%) GCFA
15 10 (6.85%) GCIH
16 9 (6.16%) SSCP
17 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (15.07%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.48%) SSAE 16
4 6 (4.11%) QA
5 3 (2.05%) GPG13
6 2 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) HDFS
2 5 (3.42%) Snort
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (23.29%) Nessus
2 22 (15.07%) Nmap
3 12 (8.22%) logstash
4 11 (7.53%) OpenVAS
5 8 (5.48%) WMI
6 5 (3.42%) Fluentd
6 5 (3.42%) QRadar
7 4 (2.74%) HP Fortify
7 4 (2.74%) Kibana
8 3 (2.05%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (2.05%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (11.64%) Qualys
2 15 (10.27%) Splunk
3 13 (8.90%) Sophos
4 11 (7.53%) Coverity
5 9 (6.16%) AlienVault
6 6 (4.11%) IBM
6 6 (4.11%) LogRhythm
7 5 (3.42%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.42%) FireEye
7 5 (3.42%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.42%) HP
7 5 (3.42%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.42%) Sourcefire
7 5 (3.42%) TippingPoint
8 4 (2.74%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.37%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.37%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.37%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.37%) Intel
9 2 (1.37%) NetIQ
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £51000 - £59000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
ECSC Group PLC
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum (dep. on skills & experience)
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
UK
ECSC Group PLC
Salary: From £27,000 to £50,000 per annum (dep. on skills & experience)
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago