The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 - 212
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.061% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Median salary £43,750 - £53,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 - £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.90% -  

OSCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 925 1444 1815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.29% 32.42% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1106 1224
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing OSCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in Berkshire

OSCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCP in Berkshire.

Salary trend for OSCP in Berkshire

OSCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Reading - 2 £43,750 -
OSCP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Nessus

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus