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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 247 309 350
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +41
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 22 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.085% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 0.33% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 1
Median salary £53,750 £46,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% -42.50%
UK excluding London median salary £52,750 £46,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.67% +39.39%
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
1703 2716 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.39% 25.60% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 2273 2605
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,450 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 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 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing SSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 29 (87.88%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) CCNA
3 23 (69.70%) Cisco
4 20 (60.61%) VPN
5 19 (57.58%) Telecoms
5 19 (57.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (57.58%) CCNP
6 17 (51.52%) CISSP
6 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (48.48%) Network Security
7 16 (48.48%) Palo Alto
7 16 (48.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (48.48%) DDoS Mitigation
7 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
7 16 (48.48%) CCIP
7 16 (48.48%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (42.42%) SIEM
9 13 (39.39%) FWSM
9 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
9 13 (39.39%) Ruby
9 13 (39.39%) Internet of Things
9 13 (39.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (39.39%) Migration
9 13 (39.39%) Internet
9 13 (39.39%) Juniper
9 13 (39.39%) Python
9 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
9 13 (39.39%) Perl

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) VPN
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (48.48%) Network Security
5 13 (39.39%) FWSM
5 13 (39.39%) Internet
5 13 (39.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (12.12%) DSL
6 4 (12.12%) Extranet
6 4 (12.12%) ISDN
6 4 (12.12%) LAN
6 4 (12.12%) MPLS
6 4 (12.12%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (57.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Network Engineer
1 20 (60.61%) Network Security Engineer
1 20 (60.61%) Security Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 6 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) IT Security Officer
3 6 (18.18%) Security Officer
4 5 (15.15%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Principal Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Java EE
1 3 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (39.39%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.06%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (48.48%) DDoS Mitigation
2 16 (48.48%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (42.42%) SIEM
4 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
4 13 (39.39%) Migration
5 10 (30.30%) Information Security
6 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) Network Management
10 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
10 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 3 (9.09%) People Management
10 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
11 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Perl
1 13 (39.39%) Python
1 13 (39.39%) Ruby
2 3 (9.09%) C
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (75.76%) CCNA
3 19 (57.58%) CCNP
4 17 (51.52%) CISSP
5 16 (48.48%) CCIP
6 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) CCIE
7 4 (12.12%) CISM
8 3 (9.09%) CCFP
8 3 (9.09%) EnCE
8 3 (9.09%) GCFA
8 3 (9.09%) GCIA
8 3 (9.09%) GIAC
8 3 (9.09%) GPEN
8 3 (9.09%) GREM
8 3 (9.09%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (9.09%) MCSE
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (9.09%) SANS
9 1 (3.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
2 16 (48.48%) Palo Alto
3 13 (39.39%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) Splunk