The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 853 831 888
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +57
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 49 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.024% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.087% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 8
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,200 £44,100
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £63,000 £80,525
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +4.44%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SSCP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -48 19 £66,250 +6.00%
Yorkshire -23 17 £30,000 +33.33% 2
East of England -14 5 £55,000 +6.79%
North West - 4 £37,500 - 1
South East - 4 £46,250 - 1
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (75.00%) CISSP
2 48 (63.16%) Information Security
3 38 (50.00%) CISM
4 34 (44.74%) CEH
5 25 (32.89%) CheckPoint
6 22 (28.95%) Cisco
6 22 (28.95%) McAfee
6 22 (28.95%) PCI DSS
7 21 (27.63%) Firewall
7 21 (27.63%) Legal
7 21 (27.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (26.32%) Symantec
8 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 20 (26.32%) CCNA
9 19 (25.00%) SIEM
10 17 (22.37%) Windows
11 15 (19.74%) Degree
11 15 (19.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
13 13 (17.11%) LAN
13 13 (17.11%) WAN
13 13 (17.11%) CCSA
14 12 (15.79%) GIAC
15 11 (14.47%) Security+ Certification
15 11 (14.47%) Finance
15 11 (14.47%) VPN
15 11 (14.47%) Linux
15 11 (14.47%) ITIL
15 11 (14.47%) Wireless

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.63%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) Firewall
2 15 (19.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (17.11%) LAN
3 13 (17.11%) WAN
4 11 (14.47%) VPN
4 11 (14.47%) Wireless
5 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.84%) X.509
6 8 (10.53%) VoIP
7 6 (7.89%) DNS
8 5 (6.58%) Network Security
9 4 (5.26%) Internet
9 4 (5.26%) SSL
10 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.32%) ATM
12 1 (1.32%) MPLS
12 1 (1.32%) Intranet
12 1 (1.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
General
1 21 (27.63%) Legal
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 10 (13.16%) Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.58%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
1 23 (30.26%) Security Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
2 15 (19.74%) Information Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Team Leader
4 13 (17.11%) Security Manager
5 12 (15.79%) Security Architect
6 11 (14.47%) Operations Team Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Information Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Information Security Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Security Specialist
11 2 (2.63%) Data Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.95%) Online Games
5 3 (3.95%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.63%) CESG
6 2 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.63%) RMADS
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) Information Security
2 19 (25.00%) SIEM
3 11 (14.47%) ITIL
4 10 (13.16%) Security Architecture
4 10 (13.16%) Software Architecture
4 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.21%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Computer Security
6 7 (9.21%) OWASP
6 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (9.21%) Project Management
6 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
7 6 (7.89%) Cyber Security
8 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (6.58%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) Java
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (75.00%) CISSP
2 38 (50.00%) CISM
3 34 (44.74%) CEH
4 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (26.32%) CCNA
5 15 (19.74%) Degree
6 13 (17.11%) CCSA
7 12 (15.79%) GIAC
8 11 (14.47%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.84%) ISSAP
10 9 (11.84%) ISSEP
11 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 7 (9.21%) GCIH
13 5 (6.58%) GCIA
13 5 (6.58%) MCP
13 5 (6.58%) CISA
14 4 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (3.95%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.95%) PCI DSS
2 21 (27.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (9.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Nessus
1 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) CheckPoint
2 22 (28.95%) Cisco
2 22 (28.95%) McAfee
3 20 (26.32%) Symantec
3 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle
5 9 (11.84%) Websense
6 8 (10.53%) Juniper
6 8 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.26%) IronPort
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) IBM
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.63%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.63%) Splunk
8 2 (2.63%) Qualys
8 2 (2.63%) Lumension
8 2 (2.63%) Becrypt
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago