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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 110 109 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.35% 0.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 1.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% -4.34%  

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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 422 445 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 29.87% 31.29% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 381 368 288
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

OSCP
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for OSCP in Oxfordshire

OSCP
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Abingdon - 1 - -
OSCP
South East

OSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 19 (95.00%) GIAC
1 19 (95.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) Python
3 17 (85.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 17 (85.00%) Bash Shell
4 15 (75.00%) GPEN
5 14 (70.00%) Linux
6 13 (65.00%) Nessus
6 13 (65.00%) Nmap
6 13 (65.00%) CEH
6 13 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (60.00%) Qualys
8 11 (55.00%) OWASP
8 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (55.00%) C
8 11 (55.00%) C++
8 11 (55.00%) Java
8 11 (55.00%) Perl
9 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
9 10 (50.00%) Coverity
9 10 (50.00%) Degree
9 10 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (50.00%) OpenVAS
10 9 (45.00%) Finance
10 9 (45.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (40.00%) Information Security
11 8 (40.00%) CREST Certified
12 7 (35.00%) SANS
12 7 (35.00%) SSAE 16

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (45.00%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 7 (35.00%) Principal Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate Tester
6 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Security Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Product Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (35.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (55.00%) OWASP
5 9 (45.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (40.00%) Information Security
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (35.00%) Open Source
7 7 (35.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
7 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (35.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 7 (35.00%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (10.00%) Physics
8 2 (10.00%) SIEM
9 1 (5.00%) Logistics
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Bash Shell
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) GIAC
2 15 (75.00%) GPEN
3 13 (65.00%) CEH
4 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) CREST Certified
7 7 (35.00%) GCFA
7 7 (35.00%) SANS
8 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (35.00%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Nessus
1 13 (65.00%) Nmap
2 10 (50.00%) OpenVAS
3 7 (35.00%) logstash
3 7 (35.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Qualys
2 10 (50.00%) Coverity
3 7 (35.00%) Sophos
3 7 (35.00%) Splunk