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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
UK / England
Rank 755 775 849
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +74
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 72 140 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 65 112 51
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £86,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%

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
19593 25920 27203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.80% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 20973 21872
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,850 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

SSCP Salary Histogram in England

SSCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +41 27 £31,250 -37.50%
South West +24 17 £45,000 -40.00%
London +16 13 £50,000 -23.07% 5
West Midlands +13 10 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England -3 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
South East +60 1 £55,000 +61.76%
North East - 1 £47,500 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 151 (86.78%) CISSP
2 119 (68.39%) Firewall
3 84 (48.28%) SANS
4 80 (45.98%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (45.98%) CCNA
5 79 (45.40%) Security+ Certification
5 79 (45.40%) CompTIA Security+
6 78 (44.83%) CEH
6 78 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
7 76 (43.68%) GIAC
8 70 (40.23%) Information Security
9 69 (39.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 68 (39.08%) Security Cleared
10 68 (39.08%) Linux
11 66 (37.93%) MCSE
11 66 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 60 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
13 57 (32.76%) CISM
14 56 (32.18%) CISA
15 54 (31.03%) C
16 52 (29.89%) Network+ Certification
16 52 (29.89%) Linux+ Certification
17 48 (27.59%) DV Cleared
18 47 (27.01%) Degree
19 45 (25.86%) Reverse Engineering
19 45 (25.86%) TCP/IP
20 44 (25.29%) Ethical Hacking
21 43 (24.71%) Security Operations
22 42 (24.14%) Software Engineering
23 37 (21.26%) SIEM

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 17 (9.77%) Apache Pig
2 9 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.45%) Apache
4 4 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (9.20%) MS Office
2 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (68.39%) Firewall
2 45 (25.86%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.34%) Network Security
4 13 (7.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (6.90%) HTTP
6 11 (6.32%) FCoE
6 11 (6.32%) SNMP
7 9 (5.17%) SSL
8 4 (2.30%) Internet
9 2 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) Big Data
2 17 (9.77%) Apache Hive
2 17 (9.77%) Hadoop
3 16 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.34%) JIRA
2 11 (6.32%) Redmine
3 7 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.02%) Bitbucket
3 7 (4.02%) CodeSonar
3 7 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.02%) git-flow
3 7 (4.02%) Robot Framework
3 7 (4.02%) Selenium
General
1 29 (16.67%) Games
2 15 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.32%) Finance
4 10 (5.75%) Banking
5 9 (5.17%) Legal
6 6 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.72%) Retail
8 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (41.38%) Analyst
2 68 (39.08%) Security Analyst
3 31 (17.82%) Security Engineer
4 26 (14.94%) IT Analyst
4 26 (14.94%) IT Security Analyst
5 23 (13.22%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (10.92%) Operations Analyst
7 18 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 18 (10.34%) IT Security Engineer
8 17 (9.77%) Consultant
8 17 (9.77%) Security Operations Analyst
8 17 (9.77%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Software Consultant
9 12 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Test Consultant
9 12 (6.90%) Test Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) Network Systems Engineer
11 10 (5.75%) CISSP Analyst
12 9 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.17%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.67%) Java EE
1 29 (16.67%) STL
2 7 (4.02%) .NET
2 7 (4.02%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.02%) Django
2 7 (4.02%) LAMP
2 7 (4.02%) Node.js
2 7 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.02%) REST
2 7 (4.02%) SOAP
2 7 (4.02%) Spring MVC
3 4 (2.30%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (7.47%) Mathematics
4 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.32%) Data Centre
6 10 (5.75%) Cybercrime
6 10 (5.75%) Driving Licence
7 9 (5.17%) PKI
8 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.72%) CESG
9 3 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.08%) Linux
2 32 (18.39%) Windows
3 21 (12.07%) Unix
4 17 (9.77%) Android
4 17 (9.77%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.60%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
2 70 (40.23%) Information Security
3 60 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
4 45 (25.86%) Reverse Engineering
5 44 (25.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 43 (24.71%) Security Operations
7 42 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 37 (21.26%) SIEM
9 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 25 (14.37%) Coaching
10 25 (14.37%) ITIL
10 25 (14.37%) Mentoring
11 20 (11.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 19 (10.92%) Risk Management
13 18 (10.34%) User Stories
14 16 (9.20%) Change Control
15 15 (8.62%) PRINCE2
16 14 (8.05%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (7.47%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.03%) C
2 29 (16.67%) C#
2 29 (16.67%) C++
2 29 (16.67%) Java
2 29 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 19 (10.92%) Bash Shell
3 19 (10.92%) Python
4 14 (8.05%) Perl
5 12 (6.90%) VB
6 11 (6.32%) Korn
7 8 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.02%) PHP
9 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (86.78%) CISSP
2 84 (48.28%) SANS
3 80 (45.98%) CCNA
3 80 (45.98%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (45.40%) CompTIA Security+
4 79 (45.40%) Security+ Certification
5 78 (44.83%) CEH
6 76 (43.68%) GIAC
7 68 (39.08%) Security Cleared
8 66 (37.93%) MCSE
8 66 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 57 (32.76%) CISM
10 56 (32.18%) CISA
11 52 (29.89%) Linux+ Certification
11 52 (29.89%) Network+ Certification
12 48 (27.59%) DV Cleared
13 47 (27.01%) Degree
14 24 (13.79%) CISMP
15 14 (8.05%) CCNP
15 14 (8.05%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (39.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.17%) SLA
4 3 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.57%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.32%) NFS
1 11 (6.32%) Samba
1 11 (6.32%) VMware ESX
2 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.02%) Docker
3 7 (4.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (10.34%) Puppet
2 11 (6.32%) Ansible
2 11 (6.32%) Nagios
3 7 (4.02%) Salt
4 4 (2.30%) Kibana
4 4 (2.30%) logstash
4 4 (2.30%) Nessus
5 3 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.11%) Qualys
3 31 (17.82%) Cisco
4 18 (10.34%) Intel Security
5 16 (9.20%) ArcSight
5 16 (9.20%) Forcepoint
5 16 (9.20%) Tripwire
6 14 (8.05%) SolarWinds
7 11 (6.32%) EMC
7 11 (6.32%) NetApp
7 11 (6.32%) VMware
8 4 (2.30%) AlienVault
8 4 (2.30%) Google
8 4 (2.30%) Splunk
9 2 (1.15%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.15%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.15%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.15%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.15%) Thales
9 2 (1.15%) Tufin
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