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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 794 875 943
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +68
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 93 67 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 61 33
Median salary £53,000 £46,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.21% +24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.11% +28.57%
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
24144 28107 30922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.45% 27.20% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19780 22458 24671
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median 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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +81 48 £54,250 -1.36% 2
South East +22 16 £57,500 +17.94% 1
South West +16 12 £65,000 +57.57% 2
West Midlands -6 8 £39,000 -13.33% 1
East of England +35 4 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
North West - 2 £45,750 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 133 (75.57%) CISSP
2 101 (57.39%) Firewall
3 87 (49.43%) Information Security
4 81 (46.02%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (42.61%) SIEM
6 74 (42.05%) CCNA
7 56 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 54 (30.68%) Penetration Testing
9 49 (27.84%) CISM
10 48 (27.27%) CEH
11 45 (25.57%) Cisco
12 44 (25.00%) VPN
12 44 (25.00%) CCNP
13 43 (24.43%) Telecoms
13 43 (24.43%) Security Cleared
14 40 (22.73%) GCIA
15 39 (22.16%) SANS
16 37 (21.02%) Cybersecurity
16 37 (21.02%) Network Security
17 36 (20.45%) Active Directory
18 35 (19.89%) TCP/IP
19 34 (19.32%) CCIP
19 34 (19.32%) Degree
19 34 (19.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 33 (18.75%) DDoS Mitigation
20 33 (18.75%) Palo Alto
20 33 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 31 (17.61%) PCI DSS
21 31 (17.61%) Finance
22 30 (17.05%) E-Commerce

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 11 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.70%) IaaS
3 3 (1.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 101 (57.39%) Firewall
2 44 (25.00%) VPN
3 37 (21.02%) Network Security
4 35 (19.89%) TCP/IP
5 26 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (12.50%) FWSM
6 22 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (11.93%) Internet
8 15 (8.52%) HTTP
9 14 (7.95%) DNS
9 14 (7.95%) SMTP
9 14 (7.95%) tcpdump
9 14 (7.95%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.55%) WAN
11 6 (3.41%) DSL
11 6 (3.41%) ISDN
11 6 (3.41%) LAN
11 6 (3.41%) MPLS
12 4 (2.27%) Extranet
13 3 (1.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.95%) Big Data
2 11 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 11 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) git-flow
2 1 (0.57%) Redmine
2 1 (0.57%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.57%) Selenium
2 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (24.43%) Telecoms
2 31 (17.61%) Finance
3 18 (10.23%) Legal
4 9 (5.11%) Games
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 5 (2.84%) Electronics
6 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.84%) Marketing
7 4 (2.27%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (28.41%) Security Engineer
2 47 (26.70%) Analyst
2 47 (26.70%) Security Analyst
3 37 (21.02%) Network Engineer
4 36 (20.45%) Security Manager
5 35 (19.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (13.64%) Security Officer
7 20 (11.36%) IT Manager
7 20 (11.36%) IT Security Manager
8 17 (9.66%) Information Manager
8 17 (9.66%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (7.95%) Information Security Officer
10 13 (7.39%) Information Officer
11 12 (6.82%) Information Analyst
11 12 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
11 12 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (6.82%) Security Operations Analyst
12 10 (5.68%) IT Security Officer
13 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
14 8 (4.55%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) Java EE
2 12 (6.82%) STL
3 2 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) Django
4 1 (0.57%) LAMP
4 1 (0.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.57%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
4 1 (0.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 24 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 23 (13.07%) Management Information System
4 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.80%) Internet of Things
5 10 (5.68%) Cybercrime
6 7 (3.98%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.41%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (2.84%) CESG
9 4 (2.27%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.27%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.27%) Social Network
10 2 (1.14%) PKI
10 2 (1.14%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.57%) Physics
11 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.34%) Unix
2 25 (14.20%) Linux
3 23 (13.07%) Windows
4 11 (6.25%) Android
4 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 9 (5.11%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.43%) Information Security
2 75 (42.61%) SIEM
3 54 (30.68%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (21.02%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (18.75%) DDoS Mitigation
5 33 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 30 (17.05%) E-Commerce
7 27 (15.34%) Migration
7 27 (15.34%) Security Operations
8 25 (14.20%) Ethical Hacking
9 24 (13.64%) ITIL
10 20 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
11 19 (10.80%) Reverse Engineering
11 19 (10.80%) Software Engineering
12 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (10.23%) Risk Management
13 16 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (7.95%) Data Protection
14 14 (7.95%) Multithreading
15 12 (6.82%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.34%) Python
2 26 (14.77%) Perl
3 23 (13.07%) Ruby
4 19 (10.80%) C
5 14 (7.95%) C++
5 14 (7.95%) Java
6 12 (6.82%) C#
6 12 (6.82%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.70%) VB
8 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) Korn
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (75.57%) CISSP
2 81 (46.02%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (42.05%) CCNA
4 49 (27.84%) CISM
5 48 (27.27%) CEH
6 44 (25.00%) CCNP
7 43 (24.43%) Security Cleared
8 40 (22.73%) GCIA
9 39 (22.16%) SANS
10 34 (19.32%) CCIP
10 34 (19.32%) Degree
11 27 (15.34%) GCIH
11 27 (15.34%) GIAC
12 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (13.07%) CISA
13 23 (13.07%) CompTIA Security+
13 23 (13.07%) Security+ Certification
14 21 (11.93%) MCSE
15 19 (10.80%) Linux+ Certification
15 19 (10.80%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (17.61%) PCI DSS
3 15 (8.52%) COBIT
4 10 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.14%) RMADS
6 1 (0.57%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.57%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.57%) ISO27005
System Software
1 36 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.95%) Snort
3 7 (3.98%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
4 1 (0.57%) Samba
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) Nessus
2 2 (1.14%) Juniper STRM
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) EnCase
3 1 (0.57%) Nagios
3 1 (0.57%) Salt
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (25.57%) Cisco
2 33 (18.75%) Palo Alto
3 29 (16.48%) CheckPoint
4 28 (15.91%) Splunk
5 26 (14.77%) Qualys
6 22 (12.50%) Juniper
7 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.25%) ArcSight
9 9 (5.11%) Forcepoint
10 8 (4.55%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.84%) SAP
11 5 (2.84%) Tripwire
12 4 (2.27%) Symantec
12 4 (2.27%) VMware
13 3 (1.70%) NetIQ
14 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.57%) CA
15 1 (0.57%) EMC
15 1 (0.57%) NetApp
15 1 (0.57%) Remedy
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