The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 138 148
Rank change year-on-year +33 +10  
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £75,000 - £55,000
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 406 717 1008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.61% 36.66% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 263 565 583
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £35,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

OSCP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for OSCP in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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