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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 850 791 827
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +36
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 29 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.044% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 56
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £43,400 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £52,750 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +12.83%
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
28855 26226 31350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 26.66% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22738 21657 26655
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,650 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
South East -12 14 £50,000 -8.25%
London -47 9 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £36,500 -
West Midlands -24 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East of England -20 1 £47,500 +9.19%
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 48 (73.85%) Information Security
2 41 (63.08%) CISSP
3 28 (43.08%) SIEM
4 27 (41.54%) CISM
5 25 (38.46%) Degree
6 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
7 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
8 20 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (27.69%) CEH
9 18 (27.69%) CISA
9 18 (27.69%) PCI DSS
10 17 (26.15%) McAfee
10 17 (26.15%) Websense
11 16 (24.62%) Windows
12 15 (23.08%) ITIL
12 15 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (21.54%) Symantec
13 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
13 14 (21.54%) Risk Management
14 13 (20.00%) Finance
14 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
15 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
16 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
16 11 (16.92%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (16.92%) TOGAF
16 11 (16.92%) Ethical Hacking
16 11 (16.92%) Qualys

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.92%) Firewall
4 8 (12.31%) Network Security
5 6 (9.23%) LAN
5 6 (9.23%) WAN
6 5 (7.69%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) DMZ
8 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.54%) Intranet
8 1 (1.54%) DNS
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Analyst
1 35 (53.85%) Security Analyst
2 11 (16.92%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Security Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Consultant
5 8 (12.31%) Information Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Information Security Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Security Specialist
7 6 (9.23%) Security Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Information Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Security Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) IT Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Network Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Junior
10 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) RMADS
4 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.08%) CESG
5 2 (3.08%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.54%) Open Source
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Information Security
2 28 (43.08%) SIEM
3 15 (23.08%) ITIL
4 14 (21.54%) Risk Management
5 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (16.92%) TOGAF
7 11 (16.92%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (15.38%) Cyber Security
9 9 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.77%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
11 5 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Service Management
12 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 41 (63.08%) CISSP
2 27 (41.54%) CISM
3 25 (38.46%) Degree
4 18 (27.69%) CEH
4 18 (27.69%) CISA
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
6 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
7 10 (15.38%) MCSE
7 10 (15.38%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (7.69%) GCIA
8 5 (7.69%) GCIH
8 5 (7.69%) CCNA
8 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.15%) CCSA
10 3 (4.62%) GIAC
11 2 (3.08%) MCP
11 2 (3.08%) ISEB
11 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
11 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (27.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.54%) COBIT
5 1 (1.54%) BS7799
5 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) Snort
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Nessus
2 6 (9.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (9.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
3 17 (26.15%) McAfee
3 17 (26.15%) Websense
4 14 (21.54%) Symantec
5 11 (16.92%) Qualys
6 10 (15.38%) Cisco
6 10 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 9 (13.85%) IBM
8 8 (12.31%) Juniper
8 8 (12.31%) IronPort
9 7 (10.77%) Tripwire
10 6 (9.23%) Becrypt
10 6 (9.23%) LogRhythm
10 6 (9.23%) Splunk
10 6 (9.23%) Lumension
11 4 (6.15%) Proofpoint
12 2 (3.08%) HP
12 2 (3.08%) Dell
12 2 (3.08%) Sourcefire
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TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
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