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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 112 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.12% 0.63% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 1.61% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £43,900 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.18% +6.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
603 558 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.95% 39.32% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 435 465 574
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Science Park, Cambridge, East Anglia
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £41,300 - £46,500 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 11 days ago