The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 248 248 257
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 10 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.17% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.52% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 4
Average salary £43,900 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.18% +6.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
SSCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2327 2295 2279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 32.51% 32.05% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 1810 1878
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SSCP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the East of England region.

SSCP Salary Trend in the East of England

SSCP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £43,900 -20.18%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) SIEM
3 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (52.63%) CISM
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (47.37%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (47.37%) CRM
4 9 (47.37%) GCIA
4 9 (47.37%) GCIH
4 9 (47.37%) Nessus
4 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
4 9 (47.37%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Time Management
5 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
5 8 (42.11%) Wireless
6 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
6 6 (31.58%) Security Management
7 4 (21.05%) COBIT
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
1 17 (89.47%) Security Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) SIEM
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (47.37%) CRM
3 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
3 9 (47.37%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (47.37%) Time Management
4 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security Management
5 6 (31.58%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) CISM
3 9 (47.37%) GCIA
3 9 (47.37%) GCIH
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (21.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle