Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 211 177
Rank change year-on-year +23 -34 +20
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.23% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.28% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Birmingham median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% - -11.54%
10th Percentile £72,500 £51,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -8.70% -11.54%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 997 1421 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.74% 29.85% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 729 926 944
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,150 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,875
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing OSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in Birmingham

OSCP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for OSCP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Lua
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) SNMP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) 802.11
2 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 5 (55.56%) Social Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Patch Management
2 5 (55.56%) CHECK Team Leader
2 5 (55.56%) CHECK Team Member
2 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) OSCE
4 2 (22.22%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) GCIH
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 802.11
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) SNMP
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Information
2 2 (22.22%) Head of IT
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Technology
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Patch Management
2 5 (55.56%) Social Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Lua
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CHECK Team Leader
1 5 (55.56%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (44.44%) OSCE
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CLAS
3 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
3 2 (22.22%) GCIH
3 2 (22.22%) SANS