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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 828 886 921
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +35
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 85 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 79 53 40
Average salary £59,500 £46,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.34% +18.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £43,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +31.42%
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
26264 28449 30205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.48% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21336 22403 24382
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
London +52 55 £65,000 +36.84% 4
South East +32 15 £57,500 +32.94% 2
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -27 4 £45,250 +0.55%
Yorkshire +10 2 £37,500 +82.92% 1
South West -1 2 £75,000 +36.36%
East of England -9 1 £100,000 +122.22%
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 183 (84.72%) CISSP
2 122 (56.48%) Information Security
3 102 (47.22%) Firewall
4 85 (39.35%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (35.65%) CCNA
6 71 (32.87%) CISM
7 65 (30.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 65 (30.09%) SIEM
8 61 (28.24%) Penetration Testing
9 56 (25.93%) GIAC
10 54 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 54 (25.00%) SANS
11 53 (24.54%) Telecoms
11 53 (24.54%) CEH
12 52 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
13 50 (23.15%) Linux
14 49 (22.69%) Security Cleared
15 46 (21.30%) Degree
16 45 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
17 43 (19.91%) GCIA
17 43 (19.91%) Ethical Hacking
18 42 (19.44%) Finance
18 42 (19.44%) Legal
18 42 (19.44%) MCSE
19 39 (18.06%) PCI DSS
19 39 (18.06%) Big Data
19 39 (18.06%) Cisco
20 37 (17.13%) Software Engineering
21 36 (16.67%) Java EE
21 36 (16.67%) Apache Pig

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 36 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.46%) IIS
2 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.31%) IaaS
3 5 (2.31%) Office 365
3 5 (2.31%) SaaS
4 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (47.22%) Firewall
2 54 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 32 (14.81%) Network Security
4 27 (12.50%) VPN
5 22 (10.19%) Internet
6 19 (8.80%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (6.94%) FWSM
9 11 (5.09%) WAN
10 9 (4.17%) LAN
11 8 (3.70%) DNS
11 8 (3.70%) HTTP
11 8 (3.70%) SMTP
11 8 (3.70%) tcpdump
11 8 (3.70%) Wireshark
12 6 (2.78%) DSL
12 6 (2.78%) ISDN
12 6 (2.78%) MPLS
13 4 (1.85%) Extranet
14 2 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.06%) Big Data
2 36 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 36 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 53 (24.54%) Telecoms
2 42 (19.44%) Finance
2 42 (19.44%) Legal
3 4 (1.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.39%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
5 2 (0.93%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 57 (26.39%) Analyst
2 52 (24.07%) Security Analyst
3 43 (19.91%) Security Manager
4 41 (18.98%) Security Engineer
5 40 (18.52%) Security Officer
6 26 (12.04%) Network Engineer
6 26 (12.04%) Software Engineer
7 25 (11.57%) IT Manager
8 24 (11.11%) Information Manager
8 24 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
8 24 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
9 23 (10.65%) Information Security Officer
9 23 (10.65%) IT Security Manager
10 22 (10.19%) Information Officer
11 20 (9.26%) Principal Engineer
12 19 (8.80%) Information Analyst
12 19 (8.80%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (7.87%) IT Security Officer
14 16 (7.41%) Principal Software Engineer
15 11 (5.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.67%) Java EE
2 32 (14.81%) STL
3 4 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.74%) Management Information System
2 33 (15.28%) Computer Science
2 33 (15.28%) Cybercrime
3 32 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.26%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (8.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (6.02%) Internet of Things
7 7 (3.24%) CESG
7 7 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.31%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.85%) Clustering
9 4 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.85%) Social Media
10 3 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.93%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.46%) Physics
12 1 (0.46%) SCADA
12 1 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.15%) Linux
2 36 (16.67%) Android
2 36 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 22 (10.19%) Windows
4 18 (8.33%) Unix
5 6 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (56.48%) Information Security
2 65 (30.09%) SIEM
3 61 (28.24%) Penetration Testing
4 52 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (19.91%) Ethical Hacking
6 37 (17.13%) Software Engineering
7 36 (16.67%) Mobile Development
7 36 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 36 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 30 (13.89%) ITIL
9 26 (12.04%) Data Protection
9 26 (12.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (10.65%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (9.72%) E-Commerce
12 20 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 19 (8.80%) DDoS Mitigation
13 19 (8.80%) Migration
14 17 (7.87%) Risk Management
15 16 (7.41%) Change Management
15 16 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.67%) C
1 36 (16.67%) C++
1 36 (16.67%) Java
2 32 (14.81%) C#
2 32 (14.81%) Objective-C
3 17 (7.87%) Perl
4 14 (6.48%) Python
4 14 (6.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (84.72%) CISSP
2 85 (39.35%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (35.65%) CCNA
4 71 (32.87%) CISM
5 56 (25.93%) GIAC
6 54 (25.00%) SANS
7 53 (24.54%) CEH
8 49 (22.69%) Security Cleared
9 46 (21.30%) Degree
10 45 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (19.91%) GCIA
12 42 (19.44%) MCSE
13 36 (16.67%) CISA
13 36 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
14 27 (12.50%) GCIH
15 25 (11.57%) Network+ Certification
16 24 (11.11%) CCNP
17 22 (10.19%) CompTIA Security+
17 22 (10.19%) Security+ Certification
18 19 (8.80%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (30.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (18.06%) PCI DSS
3 17 (7.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.17%) COBIT
5 4 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.85%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.39%) SLA
7 2 (0.93%) RMADS
8 1 (0.46%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.46%) ISO27005
System Software
1 28 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.70%) Snort
3 3 (1.39%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.56%) Nessus
2 3 (1.39%) EnCase
3 2 (0.93%) Juniper STRM
3 2 (0.93%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 39 (18.06%) Cisco
2 22 (10.19%) Qualys
3 19 (8.80%) Palo Alto
3 19 (8.80%) Splunk
4 18 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 15 (6.94%) Juniper
7 11 (5.09%) Forcepoint
8 8 (3.70%) ArcSight
8 8 (3.70%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.78%) Symantec
10 5 (2.31%) Tripwire
11 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.39%) NetIQ
12 3 (1.39%) VMware
13 2 (0.93%) SAP
14 1 (0.46%) Remedy
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