The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 763 812 804
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -8
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 68 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 43
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
SSCP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27216 26279 28998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.59% 27.10% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21958 20911 24521
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSCP
Salary Trend in England

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

SSCP Salary Trend in England

SSCP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SSCP Salary Histogram in England

SSCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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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
London +2 26 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East -12 19 £48,750 -32.75% 1
East of England -15 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West - 6 £38,000 -
Yorkshire -4 4 £30,000 +22.44% 1
West Midlands - 3 £44,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 92 (92.00%) CISSP
2 63 (63.00%) Information Security
3 44 (44.00%) CISM
4 37 (37.00%) CEH
5 32 (32.00%) Risk Management
6 30 (30.00%) Windows
7 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
7 29 (29.00%) PCI DSS
8 28 (28.00%) Management Information System
9 27 (27.00%) Degree
10 25 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 25 (25.00%) SIEM
11 24 (24.00%) Security Architecture
11 24 (24.00%) Firewall
12 23 (23.00%) CCNA
12 23 (23.00%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (20.00%) Cisco
13 20 (20.00%) ITIL
13 20 (20.00%) Linux
14 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (16.00%) UNIX
16 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
16 16 (16.00%) CISA
16 16 (16.00%) GCIH
17 15 (15.00%) GCIA
17 15 (15.00%) GIAC
17 15 (15.00%) LAN
17 15 (15.00%) WAN
17 15 (15.00%) Network Security

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) Firewall
2 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (15.00%) LAN
3 15 (15.00%) WAN
3 15 (15.00%) Network Security
4 8 (8.00%) BGP
4 8 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.00%) X.509
6 3 (3.00%) IPsec
6 3 (3.00%) SSL
6 3 (3.00%) OSPF
6 3 (3.00%) VLAN
7 2 (2.00%) DMZ
7 2 (2.00%) DNS
8 1 (1.00%) Wireless
8 1 (1.00%) VPN
8 1 (1.00%) SAN
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Analyst
2 50 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 17 (17.00%) Architect
4 15 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 12 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Information Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Network Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Information Security Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Information Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
9 7 (7.00%) Security Manager
9 7 (7.00%) Security Project Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Information Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Junior
10 5 (5.00%) Information Security Project Manager
11 4 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Security Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) LAMP
2 7 (7.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) CESG
3 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.00%) RMADS
5 5 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.00%) PKI
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.00%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Windows
2 20 (20.00%) Linux
3 16 (16.00%) UNIX
4 8 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) Information Security
2 32 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 25 (25.00%) SIEM
4 24 (24.00%) Security Architecture
5 20 (20.00%) ITIL
6 14 (14.00%) TOGAF
7 13 (13.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (12.00%) CRM
9 11 (11.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (11.00%) Time Management
9 11 (11.00%) Problem Management
10 10 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.00%) Service Management
12 8 (8.00%) SAP Security
12 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
12 8 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) Perl
1 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (92.00%) CISSP
2 44 (44.00%) CISM
3 37 (37.00%) CEH
4 27 (27.00%) Degree
5 23 (23.00%) CCNA
5 23 (23.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (16.00%) CISA
7 16 (16.00%) GCIH
8 15 (15.00%) GCIA
8 15 (15.00%) GIAC
9 10 (10.00%) MCSE
9 10 (10.00%) MCP
10 9 (9.00%) CCNP
10 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (8.00%) CCSA
12 6 (6.00%) CHFI
12 6 (6.00%) MCSA
13 5 (5.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.00%) PCI DSS
2 25 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (7.00%) BS7799
6 4 (4.00%) COBIT
6 4 (4.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (3.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (13.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Cisco
3 14 (14.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (11.00%) McAfee
5 10 (10.00%) Qualys
6 8 (8.00%) Websense
6 8 (8.00%) SAP
7 7 (7.00%) IBM
7 7 (7.00%) Juniper
8 6 (6.00%) Tripwire
9 5 (5.00%) VMware
9 5 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (3.00%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.00%) Symantec
11 2 (2.00%) Tufin
11 2 (2.00%) Splunk
11 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.00%) Google
11 2 (2.00%) Fortinet
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + shift allowance + full benefits
Posted: 10 days ago