The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,825 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+30.92% -17.64%
SSCP
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
577 500 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.56% 27.64% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 441 437 408
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SSCP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Birmingham

SSCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) GCFA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) GIAC
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) OSCP
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) CISA
5 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (33.33%) CRISC
5 2 (33.33%) ISACA
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Windows

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
2 5 (83.33%) GIAC
2 5 (83.33%) GCFA
3 4 (66.67%) OSCP
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CRISC
4 2 (33.33%) ISACA
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared