Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 761 830
Rank change year-on-year +48 +69 +69
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 129 69 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.099% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 117 64 53
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £76,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,055 16,450 20,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.13% 23.50% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12,137 13,007 17,374
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +3.68%

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in London

OSCP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for OSCP in London

OSCP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSCP in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for OSCP in London

OSCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +8 23 £58,000 +0.87% 4
OSCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 84 (65.12%) Penetration Testing
2 72 (55.81%) CISSP
3 71 (55.04%) Cybersecurity
4 62 (48.06%) CEH
5 61 (47.29%) CREST Certified
6 53 (41.09%) Information Security
7 42 (32.56%) Finance
8 34 (26.36%) SIEM
9 33 (25.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 31 (24.03%) Degree
10 31 (24.03%) Firewall
10 31 (24.03%) Linux
11 29 (22.48%) Python
12 28 (21.71%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (19.38%) Metasploit
13 25 (19.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 24 (18.60%) Incident Management
14 24 (18.60%) CISA
15 23 (17.83%) CISM
15 23 (17.83%) Ethical Hacking
16 21 (16.28%) Apache
16 21 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (16.28%) CCNA
17 20 (15.50%) Windows
17 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (15.50%) Ruby
18 19 (14.73%) TippingPoint
18 19 (14.73%) Sourcefire
18 19 (14.73%) Snort
18 19 (14.73%) GCIH

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.28%) Apache
2 19 (14.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.03%) Firewall
2 19 (14.73%) Sourcefire
3 17 (13.18%) Network Security
4 15 (11.63%) Wireless
5 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.88%) Wireless Security
6 4 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.78%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) LAN
7 1 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) Big Data
1 19 (14.73%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.78%) Maltego
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) Metasploit
2 11 (8.53%) Burp Suite
3 2 (1.55%) AppScan
3 2 (1.55%) sqlmap
3 2 (1.55%) WebScarab
General
1 42 (32.56%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Retail
3 5 (3.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.10%) Advertising
5 3 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (26.36%) Penetration Tester
1 34 (26.36%) Tester
2 23 (17.83%) Consultant
3 21 (16.28%) Security Consultant
4 20 (15.50%) Analyst
4 20 (15.50%) Security Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Security Specialist
6 11 (8.53%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Security Penetration Tester
7 10 (7.75%) Security Tester
8 8 (6.20%) Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Head of Security
11 5 (3.88%) Information Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.73%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (8.53%) PCRE
2 11 (8.53%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.33%) .NET
4 2 (1.55%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Fintech
2 17 (13.18%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (6.20%) Cyberattack
6 7 (5.43%) CESG
6 7 (5.43%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (3.10%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) Linux
2 20 (15.50%) Windows
3 17 (13.18%) Kali Linux
4 13 (10.08%) Unix
5 3 (2.33%) Android
5 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (65.12%) Penetration Testing
2 71 (55.04%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (41.09%) Information Security
4 34 (26.36%) SIEM
5 33 (25.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 28 (21.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (18.60%) Incident Management
8 23 (17.83%) Ethical Hacking
9 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (14.73%) Analytics
10 19 (14.73%) Event Correlation
10 19 (14.73%) Machine Learning
11 16 (12.40%) Cryptography
12 15 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (11.63%) Malware Analysis
12 15 (11.63%) Security Testing
13 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (10.85%) Risk Management
13 14 (10.85%) Security Operations
13 14 (10.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) Python
2 20 (15.50%) Ruby
3 19 (14.73%) Bash Shell
4 13 (10.08%) C++
5 11 (8.53%) Java
6 8 (6.20%) C
6 8 (6.20%) Perl
7 7 (5.43%) C#
7 7 (5.43%) PHP
8 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.78%) Groovy
10 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (55.81%) CISSP
2 62 (48.06%) CEH
3 61 (47.29%) CREST Certified
4 31 (24.03%) Degree
5 24 (18.60%) CISA
6 23 (17.83%) CISM
7 21 (16.28%) CCNA
7 21 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (14.73%) GCIH
9 17 (13.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (11.63%) CHECK Team Member
11 12 (9.30%) CHECK Team Leader
11 12 (9.30%) GIAC
12 11 (8.53%) OSCE
13 10 (7.75%) SANS
13 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
14 8 (6.20%) CCIE
14 8 (6.20%) GPEN
14 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
14 8 (6.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.40%) GDPR
3 8 (6.20%) GPG13
4 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.78%) FINRA
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) HDFS
1 19 (14.73%) Snort
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (14.73%) Suricata
2 15 (11.63%) Core Impact
2 15 (11.63%) Nessus
3 9 (6.98%) QRadar
4 4 (3.10%) Nmap
5 1 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.78%) FTK
5 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.78%) Salt
5 1 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) TippingPoint
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.98%) Splunk
4 8 (6.20%) AlienVault
4 8 (6.20%) ArcSight
4 8 (6.20%) FireEye
4 8 (6.20%) Fortinet
4 8 (6.20%) Interwoven
4 8 (6.20%) LogRhythm
4 8 (6.20%) Palo Alto
4 8 (6.20%) Sophos
5 3 (2.33%) Qualys
6 1 (0.78%) Nuix