The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 121 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 10 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.47% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 0.84% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 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 £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
SSCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
813 837 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.13% 37.82% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 640 689 710
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

SSCP
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 9 £43,900 -20.18%
SSCP
East of England

SSCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (90.00%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (80.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Information Security Management
4 6 (60.00%) Security Management
5 4 (40.00%) COBIT
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) SIEM
8 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) Ant
8 1 (10.00%) HTTP
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (90.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (60.00%) Information Security Management
4 6 (60.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle