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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 137 122 141
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.32% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 1.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
596 494 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.86% 26.03% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 386 383 684
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (66.67%) Sentinel
2 2 (66.67%) NetIQ
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) GREM
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
3 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (33.33%) GCFE

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 (66.67%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) GCFA
2 1 (33.33%) GCFE
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) GREM
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) NetIQ