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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 796 875 839
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -36
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 70 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.024% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.088% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 25 20
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -29.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £33,300 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £37,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -29.52%
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
27683 29712 27710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.15% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22194 23445 22580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
South East +30 35 £45,000 +21.62% 4
London +43 18 £53,750 -10.41% 2
South West - 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
East of England - 4 £44,250 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 110 (84.62%) CISSP
2 84 (64.62%) Information Security
3 45 (34.62%) CISM
3 45 (34.62%) Firewall
4 41 (31.54%) Penetration Testing
5 38 (29.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (29.23%) CEH
5 38 (29.23%) PCI DSS
6 35 (26.92%) SIEM
6 35 (26.92%) ITIL
7 32 (24.62%) Business Continuity
8 29 (22.31%) Degree
9 28 (21.54%) Network Security
10 27 (20.77%) Management Information System
10 27 (20.77%) Cyber Security
11 26 (20.00%) CISA
11 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 24 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (16.92%) Cisco
13 22 (16.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 21 (16.15%) Finance
14 21 (16.15%) Identity Management
15 19 (14.62%) Windows
16 18 (13.85%) Security+ Certification
16 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (13.08%) GIAC
18 16 (12.31%) Risk Management
18 16 (12.31%) Oracle
18 16 (12.31%) Wireless
19 15 (11.54%) Service Management

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (10.77%) MS Office
2 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) IaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (34.62%) Firewall
2 28 (21.54%) Network Security
3 16 (12.31%) Wireless
4 14 (10.77%) LAN
4 14 (10.77%) WAN
5 12 (9.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.38%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.62%) VPN
8 5 (3.85%) Wireless Security
9 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.31%) IPsec
11 2 (1.54%) Internet
11 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.54%) SSL
12 1 (0.77%) SAN
12 1 (0.77%) DNS
12 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.77%) DHCP
12 1 (0.77%) HTTP
12 1 (0.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Legal
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (51.54%) Analyst
2 59 (45.38%) Security Analyst
3 29 (22.31%) IT Security Analyst
4 27 (20.77%) Consultant
5 21 (16.15%) Security Consultant
6 15 (11.54%) Security Specialist
7 13 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 13 (10.00%) Information Analyst
7 13 (10.00%) Architect
7 13 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) IT Security Specialist
8 11 (8.46%) IT Consultant
8 11 (8.46%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (4.62%) Information Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.54%) Cryptography
4 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.08%) PKI
6 4 (3.08%) CESG
6 4 (3.08%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.77%) DTV
7 1 (0.77%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Windows
2 14 (10.77%) UNIX
3 8 (6.15%) Linux
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (64.62%) Information Security
2 41 (31.54%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (26.92%) ITIL
3 35 (26.92%) SIEM
4 32 (24.62%) Business Continuity
5 27 (20.77%) Cyber Security
6 24 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (16.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (16.15%) Identity Management
9 16 (12.31%) Risk Management
10 15 (11.54%) Service Management
10 15 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 13 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 13 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (10.00%) Coaching
12 12 (9.23%) Information Management
13 10 (7.69%) Analytics
14 9 (6.92%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (6.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) Perl
1 5 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (84.62%) CISSP
2 45 (34.62%) CISM
3 38 (29.23%) CEH
4 29 (22.31%) Degree
5 26 (20.00%) CISA
6 18 (13.85%) Security+ Certification
7 17 (13.08%) GIAC
8 15 (11.54%) GSEC
9 13 (10.00%) GCIH
10 12 (9.23%) GCIA
11 10 (7.69%) CHFI
12 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
14 6 (4.62%) OSCP
15 5 (3.85%) CRISC
15 5 (3.85%) GCED
15 5 (3.85%) GCWN
15 5 (3.85%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (29.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 38 (29.23%) PCI DSS
2 12 (9.23%) COBIT
3 4 (3.08%) QA
3 4 (3.08%) BS7799
4 2 (1.54%) BS25999
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.77%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.92%) Cisco
3 16 (12.31%) Oracle
4 14 (10.77%) McAfee
4 14 (10.77%) Tripwire
5 13 (10.00%) Websense
5 13 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 12 (9.23%) Qualys
7 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.08%) IBM
8 4 (3.08%) HP
9 3 (2.31%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.54%) Intel
10 2 (1.54%) Juniper
10 2 (1.54%) Rapid7
10 2 (1.54%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.77%) FireEye
11 1 (0.77%) Citrix
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago