The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 222 217 220
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.14% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.43% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,750 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +12.83%
SSCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2158 1859 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.50% 33.40% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1345 1581
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Berkshire region.

SSCP Salary Trend in Berkshire

SSCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 3 £55,000 -
SSCP
South East

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SSCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSCP.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Websense

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SSCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Websense