The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 97 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 12 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 1.01% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £43,900 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.18% +6.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,325 £42,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -17.47%
SSCP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
550 691 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.16% 40.91% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 462 586 626
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,440 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
1 12 (100.00%) CISM
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (83.33%) LAN
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (83.33%) Degree
3 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (75.00%) Wireless
5 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (50.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (50.00%) Security Management
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) COBIT
8 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (16.67%) SIEM
10 1 (8.33%) Ant
10 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (8.33%) HTTP
10 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
10 1 (8.33%) Network Security
10 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 10 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 6 (50.00%) Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) SIEM
8 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
1 12 (100.00%) CISM
2 10 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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