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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 434 454
Rank change year-on-year +53 +20  
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 15 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.072% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.23% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £60,000
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4173 6082 6640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.83% 31.24% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 4926 5062
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 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 28 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
Buckinghamshire - 8 £52,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Berkshire +39 2 £57,500 -4.16% 3
OSCP
England

OSCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 26 (78.79%) CEH
2 24 (72.73%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (57.58%) GIAC
4 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
5 18 (54.55%) CREST Certified
6 15 (45.45%) Python
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
7 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (42.42%) Bash Shell
8 12 (36.36%) GPEN
8 12 (36.36%) Nessus
8 12 (36.36%) Degree
9 11 (33.33%) Nmap
9 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
10 10 (30.30%) Qualys
10 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
10 10 (30.30%) Information Security
10 10 (30.30%) Perl
11 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 9 (27.27%) C
11 9 (27.27%) C++
11 9 (27.27%) Java
11 9 (27.27%) Unix
11 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
11 9 (27.27%) SANS
11 9 (27.27%) OWASP
12 8 (24.24%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (24.24%) SIEM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) BGP
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.03%) MPLS
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Security Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) IT Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Tester
4 9 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Tester
6 6 (18.18%) Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 6 (18.18%) Principal Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Unix
4 5 (15.15%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 22 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (30.30%) Information Security
3 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 9 (27.27%) OWASP
5 8 (24.24%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (24.24%) Protective Monitoring
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 8 (24.24%) Security Operations
5 8 (24.24%) SIEM
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
6 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) Source Code Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 14 (42.42%) Bash Shell
3 10 (30.30%) Perl
4 9 (27.27%) C
4 9 (27.27%) C++
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) CEH
2 19 (57.58%) GIAC
2 19 (57.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (54.55%) CREST Certified
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 12 (36.36%) GPEN
5 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) SANS
7 6 (18.18%) GCFA
8 3 (9.09%) CCNA
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.09%) CISSP
8 3 (9.09%) GCIA
8 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) SSCP
9 1 (3.03%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (3.03%) GCIH
9 1 (3.03%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) SSAE 16
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Nessus
2 11 (33.33%) Nmap
3 8 (24.24%) OpenVAS
4 6 (18.18%) logstash
4 6 (18.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Qualys
2 8 (24.24%) Coverity
3 6 (18.18%) Sophos
3 6 (18.18%) Splunk
4 2 (6.06%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
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