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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 132 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.086% - 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £51,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-10.19% +10.16%
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
790 626 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.04% 29.13% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 684 564 389
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) RMADS
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS