Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 312 313
Rank change year-on-year +37 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 23 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 0.41% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 23
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +24.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £52,500 £45,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -20.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,647 2,179 2,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.25% 20.97% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,417 1,855 2,179
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +2.65%
10th Percentile £30,920 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in the City of London

OSCP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for OSCP in the City of London

OSCP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for OSCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing OSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 17 (73.91%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (60.87%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
3 13 (56.52%) Information Security
3 13 (56.52%) CEH
3 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
4 12 (52.17%) AWS
5 11 (47.83%) CISSP
6 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
6 10 (43.48%) Ruby
7 9 (39.13%) Azure
7 9 (39.13%) HTTP
8 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (34.78%) GIAC
8 8 (34.78%) OWASP
9 7 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
9 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
9 7 (30.43%) SOAP
9 7 (30.43%) XML
9 7 (30.43%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) REST
9 7 (30.43%) SIEM
9 7 (30.43%) GWAPT
9 7 (30.43%) Security Operations
9 7 (30.43%) DevSecOps
10 6 (26.09%) Fintech
10 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 6 (26.09%) Finance

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) AWS
2 9 (39.13%) Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Akamai
3 3 (13.04%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) HTTP
3 7 (30.43%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Burp Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Auditor
4 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Auditor
4 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Auditor
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Auditor
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Auditor
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Security Auditor
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) REST
1 7 (30.43%) SOAP
1 7 (30.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (56.52%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) OWASP
3 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (30.43%) DevSecOps
4 7 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Security Operations
4 7 (30.43%) SIEM
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Fintech
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (17.39%) IT Audit
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) Content Development
8 3 (13.04%) Threat Management
9 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (8.70%) Remediation Plan
9 2 (8.70%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
3 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
3 10 (43.48%) Ruby
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CEH
2 11 (47.83%) CISSP
3 8 (34.78%) GIAC
4 7 (30.43%) GWAPT
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) SANS
6 4 (17.39%) CISA
6 4 (17.39%) CREST Certified
7 3 (13.04%) GPEN
7 3 (13.04%) GXPN
7 3 (13.04%) SSCP
8 2 (8.70%) CISM
8 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (8.70%) CRISC
8 2 (8.70%) GREM
8 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
9 1 (4.35%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Imperva