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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 757 925 954
Rank change year-on-year
+168 +29
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 155 50 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.046% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 129 45 23
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
24866 29764 31069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 27.29% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19984 24007 24250
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
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 30 September 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 September 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 +157 149 £55,000 - 31
South East +87 54 £50,000 -2.43% 9
London +68 52 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Oxfordshire +25 22 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Kent - 14 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +29 12 £65,000 +136.36% 5
Hampshire - 11 £68,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 10 £65,000 - 1
Nottingham - 10 £65,000 - 1
Farnborough - 8 £71,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £62,500 - 3
West Midlands -7 7 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Sheffield - 6 £62,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £62,500 - 2
Surrey - 6 £50,250 - 1
North West +9 5 £50,000 +4.16% 3
South West - 4 £52,500 - 2
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester - 4 £46,250 - 3
Birmingham -30 3 £57,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Leicestershire -6 2 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +27 1 £55,000 +14.58%
Berkshire +12 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 1

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 228 (81.43%) Penetration Testing
2 198 (70.71%) CREST Certified
3 188 (67.14%) CEH
4 126 (45.00%) Information Security
5 110 (39.29%) Windows
6 103 (36.79%) GIAC
6 103 (36.79%) Security Cleared
7 99 (35.36%) Cybersecurity
8 97 (34.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 94 (33.57%) GPEN
10 88 (31.43%) Linux
10 88 (31.43%) Python
11 83 (29.64%) Finance
12 82 (29.29%) C++
13 81 (28.93%) Java
14 80 (28.57%) CISSP
15 74 (26.43%) Degree
15 74 (26.43%) SANS
16 73 (26.07%) Nessus
17 71 (25.36%) C
18 70 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 67 (23.93%) Ethical Hacking
20 64 (22.86%) SIEM
21 63 (22.50%) OWASP
22 61 (21.79%) Nmap
23 56 (20.00%) SC Cleared
24 54 (19.29%) Mobile App
25 53 (18.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 52 (18.57%) Burp Suite
27 50 (17.86%) Perl

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 3 (1.07%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.07%) MS Office
1 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
1 2 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.14%) Wireless
2 24 (8.57%) Network Security
3 23 (8.21%) Internet
4 22 (7.86%) Firewall
5 11 (3.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (3.57%) HTTP
7 9 (3.21%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.43%) DNS
8 4 (1.43%) LAN
8 4 (1.43%) Wireless Security
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.71%) VoIP
9 2 (0.71%) VPN
9 2 (0.71%) WAN
9 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.36%) SMTP
10 1 (0.36%) SSL
10 1 (0.36%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.36%) X.509
Development Applications
1 52 (18.57%) Burp Suite
2 34 (12.14%) Metasploit
3 18 (6.43%) AppScan
4 4 (1.43%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 83 (29.64%) Finance
2 41 (14.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.86%) Publishing
4 6 (2.14%) Back Office
5 4 (1.43%) Legal
5 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.43%) Retail
6 3 (1.07%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 148 (52.86%) Tester
2 139 (49.64%) Penetration Tester
3 68 (24.29%) Consultant
4 64 (22.86%) Security Consultant
5 48 (17.14%) Analyst
6 42 (15.00%) Security Analyst
7 32 (11.43%) Security Tester
8 31 (11.07%) IT Consultant
8 31 (11.07%) IT Security Consultant
9 25 (8.93%) Security Penetration Tester
10 21 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 18 (6.43%) Ethical Hacker
12 17 (6.07%) Information Analyst
12 17 (6.07%) Information Security Analyst
13 12 (4.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
13 12 (4.29%) Senior Tester
14 11 (3.93%) Architect
15 9 (3.21%) IT Analyst
15 9 (3.21%) IT Security Analyst
16 8 (2.86%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.64%) .NET
2 13 (4.64%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) LAMP
4 1 (0.36%) Node.js
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.29%) Mobile App
2 34 (12.14%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (7.14%) CESG
4 19 (6.79%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 14 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.14%) SCADA
10 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.79%) Physics
11 3 (1.07%) Blog
12 2 (0.71%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 110 (39.29%) Windows
2 88 (31.43%) Linux
3 21 (7.50%) Kali Linux
4 19 (6.79%) Unix
5 14 (5.00%) Solaris
6 13 (4.64%) AIX
7 5 (1.79%) Android
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (81.43%) Penetration Testing
2 126 (45.00%) Information Security
3 99 (35.36%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (34.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 70 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 67 (23.93%) Ethical Hacking
7 64 (22.86%) SIEM
8 63 (22.50%) OWASP
9 45 (16.07%) Security Testing
10 40 (14.29%) Open Source
11 38 (13.57%) Social Engineering
12 31 (11.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 29 (10.36%) Time Management
14 28 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
15 27 (9.64%) Secure Coding
15 27 (9.64%) System Testing
16 24 (8.57%) Security Operations
16 24 (8.57%) Threat Modelling
17 15 (5.36%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 15 (5.36%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.43%) Python
2 82 (29.29%) C++
3 81 (28.93%) Java
4 71 (25.36%) C
5 50 (17.86%) Perl
6 40 (14.29%) Ruby
7 24 (8.57%) Bash Shell
8 22 (7.86%) C#
9 19 (6.79%) PHP
10 12 (4.29%) SQL
11 9 (3.21%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.21%) VB
12 8 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 198 (70.71%) CREST Certified
2 188 (67.14%) CEH
3 103 (36.79%) GIAC
3 103 (36.79%) Security Cleared
4 94 (33.57%) GPEN
5 80 (28.57%) CISSP
6 74 (26.43%) Degree
6 74 (26.43%) SANS
7 56 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 44 (15.71%) CHECK Team Member
9 42 (15.00%) CHECK Team Leader
10 36 (12.86%) Tigerscheme
11 35 (12.50%) OSCE
12 28 (10.00%) DV Cleared
13 25 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (7.86%) CCNA
15 20 (7.14%) GWAPT
16 16 (5.71%) CISA
17 15 (5.36%) EC-Council LPT
18 10 (3.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (18.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (16.07%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.57%) QA
4 3 (1.07%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 73 (26.07%) Nessus
2 61 (21.79%) Nmap
3 37 (13.21%) OpenVAS
4 21 (7.50%) HP Fortify
5 7 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.79%) WebInspect
7 4 (1.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.71%) logstash
8 2 (0.71%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 49 (17.50%) Qualys
2 34 (12.14%) Coverity
3 20 (7.14%) HP
4 17 (6.07%) IBM
5 9 (3.21%) Cognizant
5 9 (3.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.43%) Splunk
6 4 (1.43%) Veracode
7 3 (1.07%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.07%) Sophos
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco
8 2 (0.71%) Intel
8 2 (0.71%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.71%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.36%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec
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