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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 811 924 963
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +39
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 110 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.040% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 31 30
Median salary £55,000 £52,250 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -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
26629 29765 33279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.53% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21456 23390 26676
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +112 107 £55,000 +5.26% 13
London +56 40 £62,500 +25.00% 6
South East +53 34 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South West +25 16 £56,250 +32.35%
Surrey - 16 £55,000 -
Guildford - 13 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
West Midlands -17 10 £52,500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £58,750 -
Kent - 7 £45,000 - 2
City of London +54 4 £57,500 +42.85% 4
Gloucester - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £55,000 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham -14 1 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
Telford - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £70,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £52,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 138 (79.31%) Penetration Testing
2 126 (72.41%) CEH
3 112 (64.37%) CREST Certified
4 89 (51.15%) Information Security
5 81 (46.55%) CISSP
6 66 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 61 (35.06%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (35.06%) Windows
8 57 (32.76%) GIAC
9 54 (31.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 51 (29.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 48 (27.59%) Java
12 47 (27.01%) Ethical Hacking
13 45 (25.86%) Python
14 42 (24.14%) C
14 42 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 41 (23.56%) C++
16 40 (22.99%) Nessus
17 39 (22.41%) Degree
17 39 (22.41%) OWASP
18 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
18 37 (21.26%) Linux
19 35 (20.11%) Security Testing
20 34 (19.54%) Qualys
21 31 (17.82%) SIEM
21 31 (17.82%) CHECK Team Member
22 30 (17.24%) Internet
23 29 (16.67%) Nmap
23 29 (16.67%) GPEN
24 28 (16.09%) CHECK Team Leader

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 (1.72%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.24%) Internet
2 26 (14.94%) Wireless
3 25 (14.37%) Network Security
4 18 (10.34%) Firewall
5 11 (6.32%) HTTP
5 11 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (4.02%) Wireless Security
7 6 (3.45%) LAN
8 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.87%) WAN
9 4 (2.30%) VPN
9 4 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.72%) DNS
11 2 (1.15%) VoIP
12 1 (0.57%) SMTP
12 1 (0.57%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Burp Suite
2 11 (6.32%) AppScan
3 9 (5.17%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.72%) sqlmap
5 2 (1.15%) Paros
General
1 25 (14.37%) Finance
2 23 (13.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.87%) Retail
4 3 (1.72%) Banking
4 3 (1.72%) Games
4 3 (1.72%) Publishing
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (44.25%) Tester
2 61 (35.06%) Penetration Tester
3 45 (25.86%) Consultant
4 37 (21.26%) Security Consultant
5 36 (20.69%) Analyst
6 32 (18.39%) Security Analyst
7 26 (14.94%) Security Tester
8 13 (7.47%) Information Analyst
8 13 (7.47%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Associate Consultant
9 11 (6.32%) Security Penetration Tester
9 11 (6.32%) Senior Tester
9 11 (6.32%) Trainer
10 9 (5.17%) IT Analyst
10 9 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (5.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 7 (4.02%) Ethical Hacker
11 7 (4.02%) IT Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) IT Security Consultant
12 5 (2.87%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.77%) .NET
2 3 (1.72%) HTML
2 3 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.52%) Mobile App
2 22 (12.64%) Computer Science
3 20 (11.49%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.90%) CESG
6 7 (4.02%) SCADA
7 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.30%) Blog
10 3 (1.72%) iPad
10 3 (1.72%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.15%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.15%) Physics
11 2 (1.15%) Social Media
12 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.06%) Windows
2 37 (21.26%) Linux
3 25 (14.37%) Unix
4 11 (6.32%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (79.31%) Penetration Testing
2 89 (51.15%) Information Security
3 61 (35.06%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (31.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 51 (29.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 47 (27.01%) Ethical Hacking
7 39 (22.41%) OWASP
8 35 (20.11%) Security Testing
9 31 (17.82%) SIEM
10 24 (13.79%) Security Operations
11 15 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (8.05%) Threat Modelling
13 13 (7.47%) Incident Management
13 13 (7.47%) Trend Analysis
14 10 (5.75%) Time Management
15 9 (5.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 9 (5.17%) Web Development
16 8 (4.60%) Secure Coding
16 8 (4.60%) Social Engineering
16 8 (4.60%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.59%) Java
2 45 (25.86%) Python
3 42 (24.14%) C
4 41 (23.56%) C++
5 19 (10.92%) C#
6 18 (10.34%) Perl
6 18 (10.34%) PHP
7 14 (8.05%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.75%) Ruby
9 8 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.87%) SQL
11 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 126 (72.41%) CEH
2 112 (64.37%) CREST Certified
3 81 (46.55%) CISSP
4 66 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 57 (32.76%) GIAC
6 39 (22.41%) Degree
7 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
8 31 (17.82%) CHECK Team Member
9 29 (16.67%) GPEN
10 28 (16.09%) CHECK Team Leader
11 26 (14.94%) CISM
12 22 (12.64%) OSCE
13 21 (12.07%) SANS
14 19 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (10.92%) DV Cleared
14 19 (10.92%) Tigerscheme
15 14 (8.05%) EC-Council LPT
16 13 (7.47%) CISA
16 13 (7.47%) ECSA
17 11 (6.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.15%) GPG13
3 2 (1.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 40 (22.99%) Nessus
2 29 (16.67%) Nmap
3 21 (12.07%) OpenVAS
4 15 (8.62%) HP Fortify
5 8 (4.60%) WebInspect
6 4 (2.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.57%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) Qualys
2 20 (11.49%) Coverity
3 15 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.05%) Cisco
5 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.75%) HP
7 6 (3.45%) IBM
8 5 (2.87%) Veracode
9 3 (1.72%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.72%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.15%) AlienVault
10 2 (1.15%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.15%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.15%) Intel
10 2 (1.15%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.15%) Splunk
11 1 (0.57%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.57%) Remedy
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago