Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 502 637
Rank change year-on-year -3 +135 +10
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 32 91 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.26% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.84% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 25 78 4
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £69,350 £53,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8280 10834 13261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 30.99% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6713 8728 10631
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +14 26 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -27 17 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +46 6 £87,500 -
Hampshire -11 5 £65,000 -5.80%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £57,500 - 2
Surrey +7 1 £90,000 +80.00% 1
OSCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 21 (65.63%) CREST Certified
2 20 (62.50%) Information Security
3 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (46.88%) CEH
6 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
7 12 (37.50%) Degree
8 11 (34.38%) OWASP
9 10 (31.25%) Network Security
9 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
9 10 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
10 9 (28.13%) CISSP
11 8 (25.00%) Web Services
11 8 (25.00%) Windows
11 8 (25.00%) Information Assurance
11 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (25.00%) SANS
12 7 (21.88%) Cyber Scheme
12 7 (21.88%) CHECK Team Member
12 7 (21.88%) Metasploit
12 7 (21.88%) SaaS
12 7 (21.88%) Social Engineering
12 7 (21.88%) Nessus
13 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
13 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 6 (18.75%) Linux
14 5 (15.63%) Java

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 7 (21.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.13%) AppScan
2 1 (3.13%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Digital Economy
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Penetration Tester
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Head of Security
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Trainer
5 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.13%) CESG
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 19 (59.38%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (34.38%) OWASP
5 10 (31.25%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Information Assurance
8 7 (21.88%) Social Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 4 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
11 4 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
11 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (9.38%) Logistics
12 3 (9.38%) Open Source
12 3 (9.38%) Secure Coding
12 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) Ruby
2 4 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) C
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) CREST Certified
2 15 (46.88%) CEH
3 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) Degree
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) CISSP
7 8 (25.00%) SANS
8 7 (21.88%) CHECK Team Member
8 7 (21.88%) Cyber Scheme
9 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (12.50%) GIAC
9 4 (12.50%) GWAPT
9 4 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
10 3 (9.38%) CCDP
10 3 (9.38%) CCIE
10 3 (9.38%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) MCSE
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (9.38%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (3.13%) GDPR
5 1 (3.13%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (3.13%) IASME
5 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Nessus
2 3 (9.38%) Nmap
3 1 (3.13%) Suricata
3 1 (3.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) FireEye
2 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Intel
2 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.13%) Sophos
2 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint