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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 234 287 329
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +42
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.050% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £42,500 £90,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +10.52%
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
1274 2013 2849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.67% 23.78% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1725 2343
Median salary £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (86.21%) CCNA
4 23 (79.31%) VPN
5 22 (75.86%) CCNP
6 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
7 20 (68.97%) CCIP
7 20 (68.97%) Network Security
7 20 (68.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (68.97%) DDoS Mitigation
7 20 (68.97%) Palo Alto
8 18 (62.07%) Cisco
9 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
10 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
11 12 (41.38%) SIEM
11 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
12 11 (37.93%) Perl
12 11 (37.93%) Internet
12 11 (37.93%) Juniper
12 11 (37.93%) Python
12 11 (37.93%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (37.93%) Ruby
12 11 (37.93%) Migration
12 11 (37.93%) FWSM
12 11 (37.93%) Internet of Things
12 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
12 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) VPN
3 20 (68.97%) Network Security
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (37.93%) FWSM
5 11 (37.93%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) MPLS
7 2 (6.90%) DSL
7 2 (6.90%) Extranet
7 2 (6.90%) ISDN
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
7 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.45%) FCoE
8 1 (3.45%) SNMP
8 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
General
1 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
1 23 (79.31%) Security Engineer
2 22 (75.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
4 4 (13.79%) IT Manager
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Officer
4 4 (13.79%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (37.93%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) DDoS Mitigation
2 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
3 12 (41.38%) SIEM
4 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 11 (37.93%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Network Management
9 1 (3.45%) High Availability
9 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Perl
1 11 (37.93%) Python
1 11 (37.93%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (86.21%) CCNA
3 22 (75.86%) CCNP
4 20 (68.97%) CCIP
5 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) CISSP
7 2 (6.90%) CCIE
8 1 (3.45%) CCFP
8 1 (3.45%) CISM
8 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (3.45%) GCIA
8 1 (3.45%) GIAC
8 1 (3.45%) GPEN
8 1 (3.45%) GREM
8 1 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) MCSE
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) SANS
8 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Samba
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Kibana
1 1 (3.45%) logstash
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Palo Alto
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (37.93%) Juniper
4 11 (37.93%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) VMware