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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 300 - 322
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% - 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% - 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £70,000 - £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.43%
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
2281 2956 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.58% 25.20% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2418 2354
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

SSCP Salary Histogram in the City of London

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (92.31%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
2 9 (69.23%) Security+ Certification
2 9 (69.23%) GSEC
2 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) CEH
7 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
7 2 (15.38%) GIAC
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) SSL
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Security Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) IT Security Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
6 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
2 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
3 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Password Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security+ Certification
1 9 (69.23%) GSEC
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) CEH
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) GCIA
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) CISM
5 1 (7.69%) GCED
5 1 (7.69%) GCIH
5 1 (7.69%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Tripwire
3 1 (7.69%) Rapid7
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP