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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 826 856 841
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 57 48 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.043% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 16
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -36.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,025 £30,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,650 £34,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+34.26% -18.56%
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
28136 30223 29203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.37% 27.18% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22164 24418 23847
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 +33 21 £47,500 -29.62% 6
East of England +30 18 £45,325 +0.72%
South East +10 9 £41,500 -2.35% 15
South West - 4 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -11 1 £20,500 -31.66%
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SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 109 (85.16%) CISSP
2 82 (64.06%) Information Security
3 46 (35.94%) CISM
3 46 (35.94%) Firewall
4 37 (28.91%) Management Information System
5 36 (28.13%) ITIL
6 35 (27.34%) CEH
7 31 (24.22%) Degree
7 31 (24.22%) Network Security
7 31 (24.22%) PCI DSS
8 30 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 29 (22.66%) Security Architecture
10 27 (21.09%) SIEM
11 26 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (19.53%) Risk Management
13 24 (18.75%) Windows
14 23 (17.97%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (17.19%) Identity Management
16 21 (16.41%) Security+ Certification
16 21 (16.41%) LAN
16 21 (16.41%) WAN
17 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (15.63%) CCNA
17 20 (15.63%) Finance
17 20 (15.63%) CISA
18 19 (14.84%) Cisco
18 19 (14.84%) Intrusion Detection
18 19 (14.84%) Cyber Security
19 18 (14.06%) Vulnerability Assessment

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.94%) Firewall
2 31 (24.22%) Network Security
3 21 (16.41%) LAN
3 21 (16.41%) WAN
4 19 (14.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (11.72%) Wireless
6 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.69%) VPN
8 5 (3.91%) X.509
8 5 (3.91%) BGP
8 5 (3.91%) Wireless Security
9 4 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.13%) SSL
10 3 (2.34%) IPsec
10 3 (2.34%) OSPF
10 3 (2.34%) VLAN
11 2 (1.56%) Internet
12 1 (0.78%) DNS
12 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Legal
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (47.66%) Analyst
2 59 (46.09%) Security Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) IT Security Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Information Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Architect
5 15 (11.72%) Security Architect
6 14 (10.94%) Security Consultant
6 14 (10.94%) Consultant
7 13 (10.16%) Security Manager
8 10 (7.81%) Information Manager
8 10 (7.81%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (6.25%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) Security Specialist
10 7 (5.47%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.69%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Network Engineer
13 4 (3.13%) Network Security Architect
13 4 (3.13%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) LAMP
1 5 (3.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.91%) Management Information System
2 26 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.28%) Cryptography
4 6 (4.69%) CESG
5 5 (3.91%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.13%) PKI
6 4 (3.13%) RMADS
7 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.78%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.75%) Windows
2 16 (12.50%) Linux
3 14 (10.94%) UNIX
4 5 (3.91%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (64.06%) Information Security
2 36 (28.13%) ITIL
3 29 (22.66%) Security Architecture
4 27 (21.09%) SIEM
5 25 (19.53%) Risk Management
6 23 (17.97%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (17.19%) Identity Management
8 19 (14.84%) Cyber Security
9 18 (14.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (14.06%) Business Continuity
10 12 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (8.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (7.03%) TOGAF
14 8 (6.25%) Security Management
15 7 (5.47%) Service Management
15 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2
15 7 (5.47%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.91%) Perl
2 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (85.16%) CISSP
2 46 (35.94%) CISM
3 35 (27.34%) CEH
4 31 (24.22%) Degree
5 21 (16.41%) Security+ Certification
6 20 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (15.63%) CCNA
6 20 (15.63%) CISA
7 17 (13.28%) GIAC
8 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (11.72%) GSEC
8 15 (11.72%) GCIH
9 13 (10.16%) GCIA
10 10 (7.81%) Security Cleared
10 10 (7.81%) MCP
11 9 (7.03%) CCNP
11 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
12 8 (6.25%) MCSE
13 7 (5.47%) CHFI
13 7 (5.47%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.22%) PCI DSS
2 30 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (5.47%) COBIT
5 5 (3.91%) BS7799
6 2 (1.56%) SLA
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Nessus
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) Cisco
3 10 (7.81%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.81%) Oracle
4 9 (7.03%) McAfee
5 7 (5.47%) SAP
5 7 (5.47%) IBM
6 6 (4.69%) Qualys
7 5 (3.91%) Websense
7 5 (3.91%) Juniper
7 5 (3.91%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.13%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.13%) Tripwire
8 4 (3.13%) Intel
9 3 (2.34%) VMware
9 3 (2.34%) Citrix
9 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.56%) Google
10 2 (1.56%) HP
10 2 (1.56%) Symantec
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