Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 193 -
Rank change year-on-year +49 - +215
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.057% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Reading median annual salary £87,500 - -
Berkshire median annual salary £87,500 - £52,500

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 779 1190 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.32% 34.18% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 595 804 1250
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,325 £27,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,025
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +9.38% +4.35%

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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

OSCP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSCP in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OSCP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
1 5 (71.43%) SANS
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) CEH
3 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) GWAPT
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Economy
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Content Development
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Economy
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Security
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) OWASP
2 3 (42.86%) Secure Coding
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Content Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) SANS
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) CEH
3 3 (42.86%) GWAPT
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Salesforce.com