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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 813 840 808
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 52 23 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.023% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.085% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 58
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £81,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
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
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
London -1 18 £65,000 -17.46%
South East 0 13 £30,000 -58.62% 1
East of England -12 9 £50,000 -9.09%
South West - 5 £38,000 -
Yorkshire -15 4 £30,000 +22.44% 2
West Midlands -19 2 £50,500 +87.03% 2
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (86.25%) CISSP
2 46 (57.50%) Information Security
3 33 (41.25%) CISM
4 29 (36.25%) Windows
5 25 (31.25%) Degree
5 25 (31.25%) SIEM
6 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.75%) Risk Management
6 23 (28.75%) CEH
7 21 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 20 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 18 (22.50%) ITIL
9 18 (22.50%) CCNA
9 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (22.50%) Firewall
10 17 (21.25%) Linux
10 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
10 17 (21.25%) GCIH
11 15 (18.75%) LAN
11 15 (18.75%) WAN
11 15 (18.75%) GCIA
11 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (17.50%) UNIX
12 14 (17.50%) Cisco
12 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
12 14 (17.50%) Security Architecture
13 13 (16.25%) Finance
13 13 (16.25%) Nessus

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) Firewall
2 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.75%) LAN
3 15 (18.75%) WAN
4 11 (13.75%) Network Security
5 8 (10.00%) BGP
6 7 (8.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.75%) VLAN
7 3 (3.75%) OSPF
8 2 (2.50%) DMZ
8 2 (2.50%) DNS
8 2 (2.50%) SSL
8 2 (2.50%) IPsec
9 1 (1.25%) SAN
9 1 (1.25%) VPN
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Analyst
1 45 (56.25%) Security Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Information Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Information Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Information Security Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Junior
7 4 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Information Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Information Security Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) LAMP
2 6 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) CESG
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) RMADS
5 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Linux
3 14 (17.50%) UNIX
4 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.75%) Solaris
6 2 (2.50%) AIX
6 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Information Security
2 25 (31.25%) SIEM
3 23 (28.75%) Risk Management
4 18 (22.50%) ITIL
5 14 (17.50%) Security Architecture
6 12 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (15.00%) CRM
6 12 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (13.75%) Time Management
8 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 8 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (8.75%) Cyber Security
10 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) Perl
1 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (86.25%) CISSP
2 33 (41.25%) CISM
3 25 (31.25%) Degree
4 23 (28.75%) CEH
5 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (22.50%) CCNA
6 17 (21.25%) GCIH
7 15 (18.75%) GCIA
8 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (15.00%) CISA
10 10 (12.50%) GIAC
11 9 (11.25%) MCP
12 8 (10.00%) MCSE
12 8 (10.00%) CCSA
12 8 (10.00%) CCNP
13 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
14 5 (6.25%) CHFI
14 5 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (6.25%) BS7799
6 4 (5.00%) COBIT
7 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
8 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Snort
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Cisco
2 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.00%) McAfee
4 7 (8.75%) Qualys
5 5 (6.25%) Websense
5 5 (6.25%) IBM
5 5 (6.25%) SAP
5 5 (6.25%) Juniper
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
6 4 (5.00%) VMware
7 3 (3.75%) Tripwire
7 3 (3.75%) Symantec
8 2 (2.50%) Tufin
8 2 (2.50%) AlgoSec
8 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.50%) Google
8 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
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