The first table below looks at the demand for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 122 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +4.44%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
716 790 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.43% 39.40% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 586 652 778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SSCP
Cambridgeshire

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SSCP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Cambridge

SSCP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (66.67%) OWASP
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) GIAC
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) OSCP
3 3 (33.33%) OSCE
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (33.33%) CEH

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (66.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) OWASP
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) GIAC
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) OSCP
3 3 (33.33%) OSCE
3 3 (33.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory