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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 798 944 934
Rank change year-on-year
+146 -10
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 78 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 35
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,550 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -26.08%

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
23312 29373 31579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.88% 27.38% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18397 23289 25310
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +137 78 £55,000 +10.00% 41
South East +86 28 £50,000 +42.85% 7
London +56 17 £63,750 +27.50% 11
Oxfordshire +42 16 £60,000 +71.42%
Yorkshire - 14 £60,000 - 6
West Yorkshire - 10 £53,750 - 6
Leeds - 7 £59,423 - 6
Abingdon - 5 - -
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
City of London +37 4 £77,500 +14.81% 4
East Midlands +8 4 £65,000 +136.36% 1
North West -14 4 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £62,500 -
Surrey - 4 £50,000 - 2
Sheffield - 4 £62,500 -
Camberley - 3 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £65,000 -
Manchester - 3 £55,000 - 3
Nottingham - 3 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 3
East of England - 3 £32,500 - 3
South West - 2 £50,000 - 6
Wiltshire - 2 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 3
Hampshire - 2 £79,500 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £79,500 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire +18 1 - -

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 186 (76.23%) Penetration Testing
2 175 (71.72%) CREST Certified
3 151 (61.89%) CEH
4 102 (41.80%) Information Security
5 101 (41.39%) Windows
6 96 (39.34%) Security Cleared
7 91 (37.30%) GPEN
7 91 (37.30%) Cybersecurity
8 88 (36.07%) Python
8 88 (36.07%) GIAC
9 86 (35.25%) Linux
9 86 (35.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 83 (34.02%) C++
11 81 (33.20%) Java
12 79 (32.38%) Finance
13 71 (29.10%) C
13 71 (29.10%) Degree
14 69 (28.28%) Nessus
15 60 (24.59%) Perl
15 60 (24.59%) SANS
16 58 (23.77%) CISSP
16 58 (23.77%) SC Cleared
17 57 (23.36%) Ethical Hacking
18 56 (22.95%) Nmap
19 55 (22.54%) Mobile App
20 51 (20.90%) SIEM
20 51 (20.90%) Ruby
20 51 (20.90%) OWASP
21 50 (20.49%) Wireless
21 50 (20.49%) Burp Suite

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 2 (0.82%) Apache
1 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.23%) MS Office
1 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.82%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.05%) Sumo Logic
2 3 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (20.49%) Wireless
2 25 (10.25%) Network Security
3 18 (7.38%) Firewall
4 14 (5.74%) Internet
5 10 (4.10%) Wireless Security
6 9 (3.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.87%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.64%) HTTP
8 4 (1.64%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.23%) VoIP
9 3 (1.23%) VPN
10 2 (0.82%) LAN
11 1 (0.41%) BGP
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.41%) DNS
11 1 (0.41%) MPLS
11 1 (0.41%) OSPF
11 1 (0.41%) SSL
11 1 (0.41%) WAN
11 1 (0.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.82%) Big Data
1 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (20.49%) Burp Suite
2 37 (15.16%) Metasploit
3 14 (5.74%) AppScan
4 3 (1.23%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 79 (32.38%) Finance
2 35 (14.34%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.10%) Publishing
4 6 (2.46%) Back Office
5 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.64%) Retail
6 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.23%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 143 (58.61%) Tester
2 134 (54.92%) Penetration Tester
3 52 (21.31%) Consultant
4 49 (20.08%) Security Consultant
5 31 (12.70%) Security Tester
6 27 (11.07%) Security Penetration Tester
7 26 (10.66%) Analyst
8 23 (9.43%) IT Consultant
8 23 (9.43%) IT Security Consultant
9 21 (8.61%) Security Analyst
10 19 (7.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 17 (6.97%) Ethical Hacker
12 13 (5.33%) Architect
13 12 (4.92%) Senior Tester
14 11 (4.51%) Senior Penetration Tester
15 8 (3.28%) Graduate
15 8 (3.28%) Graduate Tester
16 7 (2.87%) Cybersecurity Specialist
16 7 (2.87%) Security Engineer
17 6 (2.46%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.07%) .NET
2 13 (5.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.46%) HTML
4 2 (0.82%) ELK Stack
4 2 (0.82%) PCRE
4 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) LAMP
5 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.54%) Mobile App
2 28 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (9.43%) CESG
4 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
5 18 (7.38%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (6.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (4.51%) Data Centre
8 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.05%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.05%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.05%) Physics
11 3 (1.23%) Blog
12 2 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.82%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.82%) SCADA
13 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (41.39%) Windows
2 86 (35.25%) Linux
3 28 (11.48%) Unix
4 26 (10.66%) Kali Linux
5 14 (5.74%) Solaris
6 13 (5.33%) AIX
7 4 (1.64%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (76.23%) Penetration Testing
2 102 (41.80%) Information Security
3 91 (37.30%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (35.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 57 (23.36%) Ethical Hacking
6 51 (20.90%) OWASP
6 51 (20.90%) SIEM
7 43 (17.62%) Open Source
8 42 (17.21%) Social Engineering
9 41 (16.80%) Security Testing
10 38 (15.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 23 (9.43%) Reverse Engineering
12 22 (9.02%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 20 (8.20%) Time Management
14 18 (7.38%) Secure Coding
14 18 (7.38%) System Testing
15 17 (6.97%) Threat Modelling
16 16 (6.56%) Security Operations
17 15 (6.15%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
18 14 (5.74%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.07%) Python
2 83 (34.02%) C++
3 81 (33.20%) Java
4 71 (29.10%) C
5 60 (24.59%) Perl
6 51 (20.90%) Ruby
7 29 (11.89%) Bash Shell
8 26 (10.66%) PHP
9 20 (8.20%) C#
10 14 (5.74%) SQL
11 10 (4.10%) JavaScript
12 9 (3.69%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.69%) VB
13 8 (3.28%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 175 (71.72%) CREST Certified
2 151 (61.89%) CEH
3 96 (39.34%) Security Cleared
4 91 (37.30%) GPEN
5 88 (36.07%) GIAC
6 71 (29.10%) Degree
7 60 (24.59%) SANS
8 58 (23.77%) CISSP
8 58 (23.77%) SC Cleared
9 43 (17.62%) CHECK Team Leader
10 35 (14.34%) CHECK Team Member
11 30 (12.30%) OSCE
12 29 (11.89%) Tigerscheme
13 24 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (9.02%) CCNA
14 22 (9.02%) DV Cleared
15 16 (6.56%) CISA
15 16 (6.56%) GWAPT
16 12 (4.92%) EC-Council LPT
17 10 (4.10%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (10.66%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.10%) QA
4 5 (2.05%) SSAE 16
5 4 (1.64%) SLA
6 2 (0.82%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) HDFS
1 2 (0.82%) Snort
2 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (28.28%) Nessus
2 56 (22.95%) Nmap
3 31 (12.70%) OpenVAS
4 14 (5.74%) HP Fortify
5 6 (2.46%) logstash
6 5 (2.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.05%) WMI
7 2 (0.82%) Fluentd
7 2 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.82%) QRadar
8 1 (0.41%) Kibana
8 1 (0.41%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.41%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (14.75%) Qualys
2 28 (11.48%) Coverity
3 15 (6.15%) HP
4 13 (5.33%) IBM
5 9 (3.69%) Cognizant
6 8 (3.28%) Sophos
6 8 (3.28%) Splunk
7 4 (1.64%) AlienVault
7 4 (1.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.23%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.23%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.23%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.23%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco
9 2 (0.82%) FireEye
9 2 (0.82%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.82%) NetIQ
9 2 (0.82%) SAP
9 2 (0.82%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.82%) TippingPoint
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Optimum IT
Salary: Negotiable on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago