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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 791 847 837
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -10
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 63 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.038% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 13
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,325 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -17.64%
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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 22 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 22 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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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
London +55 22 £47,500 -20.83% 6
South East +17 19 £41,500 -10.27% 18
East of England - 12 £46,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -7 1 £20,500 -35.43% 1
South West - 1 £55,000 - 3
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 108 (85.71%) CISSP
2 82 (65.08%) Information Security
3 48 (38.10%) Firewall
4 47 (37.30%) CISM
5 38 (30.16%) Management Information System
6 37 (29.37%) ITIL
7 36 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
8 35 (27.78%) SIEM
9 34 (26.98%) CEH
10 32 (25.40%) PCI DSS
11 29 (23.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 28 (22.22%) Network Security
13 26 (20.63%) Degree
13 26 (20.63%) Security Architecture
14 23 (18.25%) Identity Management
14 23 (18.25%) Cyber Security
15 22 (17.46%) CISA
15 22 (17.46%) GIAC
15 22 (17.46%) Business Continuity
16 20 (15.87%) Risk Management
16 20 (15.87%) Windows
16 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
16 20 (15.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (15.08%) Cisco
18 18 (14.29%) LAN
18 18 (14.29%) WAN
18 18 (14.29%) Finance
18 18 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
19 17 (13.49%) Wireless

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (38.10%) Firewall
2 28 (22.22%) Network Security
3 18 (14.29%) LAN
3 18 (14.29%) WAN
4 17 (13.49%) Wireless
4 17 (13.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.97%) VPN
6 5 (3.97%) X.509
6 5 (3.97%) Wireless Security
7 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.38%) SSL
9 2 (1.59%) VLAN
9 2 (1.59%) IPsec
9 2 (1.59%) OSPF
9 2 (1.59%) Internet
9 2 (1.59%) BGP
10 1 (0.79%) HTTP
10 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Legal
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (49.21%) Analyst
2 53 (42.06%) Security Analyst
3 24 (19.05%) IT Security Analyst
3 24 (19.05%) Consultant
4 18 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 15 (11.90%) Architect
6 14 (11.11%) Information Analyst
6 14 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 13 (10.32%) Security Architect
8 11 (8.73%) IT Consultant
8 11 (8.73%) IT Security Consultant
8 11 (8.73%) Security Manager
9 10 (7.94%) Security Specialist
9 10 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Information Manager
10 8 (6.35%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
13 4 (3.17%) Security Project Manager
13 4 (3.17%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.16%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.49%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.97%) CESG
5 4 (3.17%) RMADS
5 4 (3.17%) PKI
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Blog
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 13 (10.32%) UNIX
4 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (65.08%) Information Security
2 37 (29.37%) ITIL
3 36 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 35 (27.78%) SIEM
5 26 (20.63%) Security Architecture
6 23 (18.25%) Identity Management
6 23 (18.25%) Cyber Security
7 22 (17.46%) Business Continuity
8 20 (15.87%) Risk Management
8 20 (15.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (10.32%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (7.94%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (7.14%) Service Management
13 8 (6.35%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.35%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (6.35%) Data Security
13 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
13 8 (6.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) Perl
2 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (85.71%) CISSP
2 47 (37.30%) CISM
3 34 (26.98%) CEH
4 26 (20.63%) Degree
5 22 (17.46%) CISA
5 22 (17.46%) GIAC
6 18 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
7 17 (13.49%) GCIH
8 16 (12.70%) GCIA
9 13 (10.32%) GSEC
9 13 (10.32%) CCNA
9 13 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (7.14%) CHFI
12 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.35%) OSCP
13 7 (5.56%) GCFA
13 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.76%) CCNP
14 6 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (25.40%) PCI DSS
2 29 (23.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.35%) COBIT
4 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.59%) BS7799
5 2 (1.59%) SLA
5 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.08%) Cisco
3 12 (9.52%) Oracle
4 10 (7.94%) McAfee
5 8 (6.35%) Websense
6 7 (5.56%) IBM
6 7 (5.56%) Tripwire
6 7 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 7 (5.56%) Qualys
7 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.97%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.17%) Intel
9 4 (3.17%) Juniper
9 4 (3.17%) SAP
10 2 (1.59%) VMware
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
10 2 (1.59%) Citrix
10 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.59%) HP
11 1 (0.79%) Dell
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
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Gloucester
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Newbury
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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South West London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Maidenhead
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
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Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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