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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 295 338 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £46,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,650 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+30.42% -17.64%
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
2680 3016 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.66% 23.90% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 2569 2518
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £76,000
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 5 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
3 9 (75.00%) Cryptography
3 9 (75.00%) Cyber Security
3 9 (75.00%) Identity Management
3 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
3 9 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 9 (75.00%) GSEC
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) ISSAP
5 2 (16.67%) ISSEP
5 2 (16.67%) X.509
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) GCIH
6 1 (8.33%) GCWN
6 1 (8.33%) GCIA
6 1 (8.33%) CISA
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Password Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) X.509
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Information Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (75.00%) Identity Management
2 9 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 9 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Password Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
1 9 (75.00%) GSEC
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 2 (16.67%) ISSEP
4 1 (8.33%) GCED
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) GCIA
4 1 (8.33%) GCIH
4 1 (8.33%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco