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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 780 849 920
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +71
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 100 82 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.30% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 81 24
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £75,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
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
23355 27421 28648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.97% 27.12% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18892 22229 22570
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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
South West +14 38 £55,000 -15.38%
East of England +28 14 £47,000 -6.00%
Yorkshire +28 11 £35,000 -
London +26 11 £50,000 -23.07%
West Midlands - 10 £38,500 -
South East +17 7 £46,500 -9.26% 1
North East - 5 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
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SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 144 (75.00%) CISSP
2 128 (66.67%) Firewall
3 103 (53.65%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (52.60%) CCNA
5 71 (36.98%) Information Security
5 71 (36.98%) SANS
6 70 (36.46%) Security Cleared
7 69 (35.94%) Cybersecurity
8 67 (34.90%) CEH
9 65 (33.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 64 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
10 64 (33.33%) SIEM
11 58 (30.21%) GIAC
12 54 (28.13%) Linux
13 53 (27.60%) PCI DSS
14 51 (26.56%) MCSE
14 51 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 50 (26.04%) Security+ Certification
15 50 (26.04%) CompTIA Security+
16 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
17 44 (22.92%) CCNP
17 44 (22.92%) Ethical Hacking
18 43 (22.40%) Network+ Certification
18 43 (22.40%) Linux+ Certification
19 42 (21.88%) C
20 41 (21.35%) Cisco
21 40 (20.83%) Telecoms
22 39 (20.31%) DV Cleared
22 39 (20.31%) Reverse Engineering
22 39 (20.31%) Security Operations

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 14 (7.29%) Apache Pig
2 6 (3.13%) Apache
2 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) MS Office
2 4 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (66.67%) Firewall
2 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
3 36 (18.75%) VPN
4 34 (17.71%) Network Security
5 22 (11.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (9.38%) HTTP
7 16 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (7.29%) FWSM
9 12 (6.25%) DNS
9 12 (6.25%) Internet
9 12 (6.25%) SMTP
9 12 (6.25%) tcpdump
9 12 (6.25%) Wireshark
10 9 (4.69%) SSL
11 8 (4.17%) FCoE
11 8 (4.17%) SNMP
12 6 (3.13%) WAN
13 5 (2.60%) MPLS
14 4 (2.08%) DSL
14 4 (2.08%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.85%) Big Data
2 15 (7.81%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.29%) Apache Hive
4 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) JIRA
2 7 (3.65%) Redmine
3 4 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.08%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.08%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.08%) git-flow
3 4 (2.08%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 21 (10.94%) Games
3 20 (10.42%) Finance
4 12 (6.25%) Legal
5 6 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.13%) Retail
6 5 (2.60%) Electronics
6 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.60%) Marketing
7 4 (2.08%) Music Industry
8 3 (1.56%) Banking
9 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (33.33%) Analyst
2 62 (32.29%) Security Analyst
3 52 (27.08%) Security Engineer
4 28 (14.58%) Network Engineer
5 26 (13.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (10.42%) Operations Analyst
6 20 (10.42%) Security Operations Analyst
7 18 (9.38%) Security Manager
8 17 (8.85%) IT Analyst
8 17 (8.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 17 (8.85%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (8.33%) Consultant
10 14 (7.29%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.77%) Security Officer
12 12 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
13 11 (5.73%) Software Consultant
13 11 (5.73%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (5.73%) Test Consultant
13 11 (5.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.02%) Java EE
1 25 (13.02%) STL
2 4 (2.08%) .NET
2 4 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.08%) Django
2 4 (2.08%) ELK Stack
2 4 (2.08%) LAMP
2 4 (2.08%) Node.js
2 4 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.08%) REST
2 4 (2.08%) SOAP
2 4 (2.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (13.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.21%) Cybercrime
5 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.65%) PKI
7 6 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.60%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (2.08%) Social Network
10 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.52%) CESG
11 1 (0.52%) iPad
11 1 (0.52%) Physics
11 1 (0.52%) SCADA
11 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.13%) Linux
2 34 (17.71%) Unix
3 32 (16.67%) Windows
4 17 (8.85%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.29%) Android
5 14 (7.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.98%) Information Security
2 69 (35.94%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 64 (33.33%) SIEM
4 44 (22.92%) Ethical Hacking
5 39 (20.31%) Reverse Engineering
5 39 (20.31%) Security Operations
6 35 (18.23%) Software Engineering
7 32 (16.67%) ITIL
8 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 27 (14.06%) DDoS Mitigation
11 25 (13.02%) E-Commerce
11 25 (13.02%) Multithreading
12 23 (11.98%) Mentoring
13 21 (10.94%) Coaching
14 18 (9.38%) Migration
15 17 (8.85%) Data Protection
15 17 (8.85%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (8.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.88%) C
2 32 (16.67%) Python
3 30 (15.63%) Perl
4 25 (13.02%) C#
4 25 (13.02%) C++
4 25 (13.02%) Java
4 25 (13.02%) Objective-C
5 17 (8.85%) Ruby
6 13 (6.77%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.73%) VB
8 8 (4.17%) Korn
9 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.08%) PHP
11 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 144 (75.00%) CISSP
2 103 (53.65%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (52.60%) CCNA
4 71 (36.98%) SANS
5 70 (36.46%) Security Cleared
6 67 (34.90%) CEH
7 58 (30.21%) GIAC
8 51 (26.56%) MCSE
8 51 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (26.04%) CompTIA Security+
9 50 (26.04%) Security+ Certification
10 44 (22.92%) CCNP
11 43 (22.40%) Linux+ Certification
11 43 (22.40%) Network+ Certification
12 39 (20.31%) DV Cleared
13 36 (18.75%) CISM
14 32 (16.67%) Degree
15 28 (14.58%) CCIP
16 25 (13.02%) GCIA
17 24 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (33.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (27.60%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.29%) COBIT
4 4 (2.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.52%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.52%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.25%) Snort
3 8 (4.17%) NFS
3 8 (4.17%) Samba
3 8 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.65%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.08%) Docker
5 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) Puppet
2 9 (4.69%) Nessus
3 8 (4.17%) Ansible
3 8 (4.17%) Nagios
4 4 (2.08%) Kibana
4 4 (2.08%) logstash
4 4 (2.08%) Salt
5 3 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.52%) Juniper STRM
6 1 (0.52%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (21.35%) Cisco
2 29 (15.10%) Qualys
3 28 (14.58%) Palo Alto
4 20 (10.42%) CheckPoint
4 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 19 (9.90%) Splunk
6 14 (7.29%) Juniper
7 11 (5.73%) ArcSight
7 11 (5.73%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.17%) EMC
8 8 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 8 (4.17%) NetApp
8 8 (4.17%) VMware
9 7 (3.65%) Forcepoint
9 7 (3.65%) Tripwire
10 5 (2.60%) SAP
11 4 (2.08%) Google
12 2 (1.04%) CA
13 1 (0.52%) HP
13 1 (0.52%) NetIQ
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