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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 100 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 0.056% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.79%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -17.64%
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
540 713 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.17% 39.99% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 459 580 647
Average salary £43,900 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.02% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 April 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 16 (100.00%) ITIL
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (87.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
4 10 (62.50%) Information Security
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) Management Information System
5 9 (56.25%) Wireless
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (37.50%) Information Security Management
7 6 (37.50%) Security Management
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) COBIT
9 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (12.50%) SIEM
11 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (6.25%) Network Security
11 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
11 1 (6.25%) Ant
11 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (6.25%) HTTP

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Security Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Security Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) IT Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (37.50%) Information Security Management
5 6 (37.50%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) SIEM
8 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
1 16 (100.00%) CISM
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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