The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 396 459
Rank change year-on-year +26 +63  
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 22 50 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.27% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.87% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 10
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +2.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.90% -  

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4165 5773 6708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.36% 31.41% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4657 5139
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

OSCP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for OSCP in the South East

OSCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSCP in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSCP in the South East

OSCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Oxfordshire +14 15 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +6 2 £60,000 -15.78%
Berkshire - 2 £43,750 -
OSCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 33 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (80.56%) CEH
3 27 (75.00%) CREST Certified
4 26 (72.22%) Security Testing
5 21 (58.33%) Nessus
6 20 (55.56%) OWASP
7 19 (52.78%) Information Security
8 18 (50.00%) Windows
9 17 (47.22%) Degree
9 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
10 16 (44.44%) Network Security
10 16 (44.44%) Mobile App
10 16 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (44.44%) Social Engineering
10 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
10 16 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (41.67%) Web Services
11 15 (41.67%) Metasploit
11 15 (41.67%) SaaS
11 15 (41.67%) CHECK Team Member
11 15 (41.67%) Cyber Scheme
12 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
12 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (36.11%) Driving Licence
13 13 (36.11%) Tigerscheme
13 13 (36.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (36.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 11 (30.56%) Risk Management

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (41.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
1 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 12 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 12 (33.33%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Junior
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 16 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 13 (36.11%) Driving Licence
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (8.33%) Life Science
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Security Testing
2 20 (55.56%) OWASP
3 19 (52.78%) Information Security
4 16 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (44.44%) Social Engineering
4 16 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
7 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.11%) Source Code Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (5.56%) DoDAF
10 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) Logistics
10 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.56%) MODAF
10 2 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C++
1 8 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C
2 7 (19.44%) Perl
3 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (80.56%) CEH
3 27 (75.00%) CREST Certified
4 17 (47.22%) Degree
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
5 15 (41.67%) CHECK Team Member
5 15 (41.67%) Cyber Scheme
6 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
7 13 (36.11%) Tigerscheme
8 9 (25.00%) CISSP
8 9 (25.00%) CLAS
9 6 (16.67%) GIAC
10 5 (13.89%) GPEN
11 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
12 2 (5.56%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (5.56%) LPIC
12 2 (5.56%) MCSE
12 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (36.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.78%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Nessus
2 7 (19.44%) Nmap
3 5 (13.89%) Defensics
3 5 (13.89%) OpenVAS
4 1 (2.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Codenomicon
1 5 (13.89%) Coverity
1 5 (13.89%) Qualys
2 2 (5.56%) Dell
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Sophos
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 12 days ago