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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +18.91%
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
586 436 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.63% 27.93% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 515 386 433
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SSCP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) GCFA
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) OSCP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
4 2 (40.00%) RMADS
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) CESG

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) RMADS
2 2 (40.00%) CESG
2 2 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISMS
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) GCFA
2 3 (60.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS