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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 246 315 320
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.029% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Average salary £47,500 £83,750 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.28% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,750 £77,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £84,750 £90,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
1756 2618 2627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.30% 25.15% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 2258 2233
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SSCP Salary Histogram in the City of London

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) CCNA
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 7 (50.00%) FWSM
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (50.00%) Internet of Things
3 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) CISSP
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (50.00%) CCIP
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) FWSM
2 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Information Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Java EE
1 3 (21.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 7 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (14.29%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 7 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) ISMS
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCNA
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCIP
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 3 (21.43%) CCFP
4 3 (21.43%) EnCE
4 3 (21.43%) GCFA
4 3 (21.43%) GCIA
4 3 (21.43%) GIAC
4 3 (21.43%) GPEN
4 3 (21.43%) GREM
4 3 (21.43%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) SANS
5 1 (7.14%) CLAS
5 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO27002
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Juniper
1 7 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) Splunk