The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 304 330 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.059% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £78,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
SSCP
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2627 2788 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 23.53% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2367 2669
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSCP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SSCP Salary Trend in the City of London

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco