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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 113 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%

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
423 555 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.82% 25.86% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 279 417 479
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing SSCP 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 5 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (80.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) GCFA
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) GREM
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (60.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) GCFE
4 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Sentinel
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
4 2 (40.00%) Intel Security

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
5 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 3 (60.00%) GCFA
2 3 (60.00%) GCFE
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) GREM
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (40.00%) NetIQ