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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 784 851 874
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +23
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 118 72 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.074% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 92 56 27
Average salary £60,000 £44,450 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.98% -19.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £31,250 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,450 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.48% -19.18%
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
25917 26955 26770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.72% 27.55% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20980 21698 21282
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
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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 +60 57 £68,750 +25.00% 1
East of England +9 17 £67,500 +53.75%
Yorkshire +20 13 £50,000 +66.66%
South West -6 9 £75,000 +97.36%
East Midlands +8 8 £50,000 +53.84% 3
South East -8 8 £58,500 +23.15% 1
West Midlands -19 6 £42,500 -3.40% 1
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 213 (92.21%) CISSP
2 119 (51.52%) Firewall
3 117 (50.65%) GIAC
4 110 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (46.75%) Penetration Testing
6 105 (45.45%) CCNA
6 105 (45.45%) Information Security
7 104 (45.02%) Linux
8 101 (43.72%) SANS
9 100 (43.29%) TCP/IP
9 100 (43.29%) Cybersecurity
10 99 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
11 93 (40.26%) MCSE
11 93 (40.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 91 (39.39%) Telecoms
13 90 (38.96%) Big Data
14 89 (38.53%) Software Engineering
15 87 (37.66%) Apache Pig
15 87 (37.66%) Mobile Development
15 87 (37.66%) Android
15 87 (37.66%) Reverse Engineering
15 87 (37.66%) Hadoop
15 87 (37.66%) Apache Hive
15 87 (37.66%) Apple iOS
15 87 (37.66%) Linux+ Certification
15 87 (37.66%) C
15 87 (37.66%) C++
15 87 (37.66%) Java
16 86 (37.23%) Java EE
16 86 (37.23%) Multithreading

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 87 (37.66%) Apache Pig
2 2 (0.87%) IIS
2 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.60%) Office 365
4 5 (2.16%) IaaS
4 5 (2.16%) SaaS
5 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (51.52%) Firewall
2 100 (43.29%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.09%) Network Security
4 16 (6.93%) Internet
5 9 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (3.90%) VPN
6 7 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (3.03%) FWSM
6 7 (3.03%) LAN
6 7 (3.03%) WAN
6 7 (3.03%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.73%) SAN
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (38.96%) Big Data
2 87 (37.66%) Apache Hive
2 87 (37.66%) Hadoop
General
1 91 (39.39%) Telecoms
2 46 (19.91%) Legal
3 37 (16.02%) Finance
4 3 (1.30%) Games
4 3 (1.30%) Military
5 2 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 59 (25.54%) Analyst
3 47 (20.35%) Security Analyst
4 39 (16.88%) Principal Engineer
5 38 (16.45%) Principal Software Engineer
6 29 (12.55%) Security Officer
7 26 (11.26%) Security Manager
8 22 (9.52%) Consultant
8 22 (9.52%) Information Analyst
8 22 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
9 20 (8.66%) Information Security Officer
9 20 (8.66%) Security Engineer
10 19 (8.23%) Information Officer
11 18 (7.79%) Information Manager
11 18 (7.79%) Information Security Manager
12 16 (6.93%) Developer
13 14 (6.06%) IT Manager
13 14 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
14 12 (5.19%) IT Security Manager
15 10 (4.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (37.23%) Java EE
2 83 (35.93%) STL
3 4 (1.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (35.06%) Cybercrime
2 36 (15.58%) Management Information System
3 35 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (11.69%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (3.46%) CESG
7 7 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.03%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.16%) Clustering
9 5 (2.16%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.73%) Social Media
11 2 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 104 (45.02%) Linux
2 87 (37.66%) Android
2 87 (37.66%) Apple iOS
3 18 (7.79%) Windows
4 9 (3.90%) Unix
5 5 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.75%) Penetration Testing
2 105 (45.45%) Information Security
3 100 (43.29%) Cybersecurity
4 99 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 89 (38.53%) Software Engineering
6 87 (37.66%) Mobile Development
6 87 (37.66%) Reverse Engineering
7 86 (37.23%) Multithreading
8 51 (22.08%) Coaching
9 43 (18.61%) SIEM
10 35 (15.15%) Mentoring
11 26 (11.26%) ITIL
12 25 (10.82%) Data Protection
13 21 (9.09%) Business Continuity
14 20 (8.66%) Security Management
15 18 (7.79%) Change Management
15 18 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (7.79%) OWASP
15 18 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (6.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.66%) C
1 87 (37.66%) C++
1 87 (37.66%) Java
2 83 (35.93%) C#
2 83 (35.93%) Objective-C
3 13 (5.63%) Perl
4 7 (3.03%) Python
4 7 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (92.21%) CISSP
2 117 (50.65%) GIAC
3 110 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (45.45%) CCNA
5 101 (43.72%) SANS
6 93 (40.26%) MCSE
6 93 (40.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (37.66%) Linux+ Certification
8 63 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 61 (26.41%) CISM
10 41 (17.75%) CEH
10 41 (17.75%) Network+ Certification
11 36 (15.58%) Degree
12 33 (14.29%) GCIA
13 27 (11.69%) CISA
14 26 (11.26%) DV Cleared
15 24 (10.39%) CompTIA Security+
15 24 (10.39%) Security+ Certification
16 21 (9.09%) GCIH
17 18 (7.79%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.73%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.30%) RMADS
6 3 (1.30%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (6.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.90%) Nessus
2 3 (1.30%) EnCase
3 1 (0.43%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (7.79%) Cisco
2 17 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.06%) Qualys
4 10 (4.33%) Forcepoint
4 10 (4.33%) Splunk
5 8 (3.46%) Symantec
6 7 (3.03%) Juniper
6 7 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.60%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.30%) Tripwire
10 2 (0.87%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.87%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.43%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle
11 1 (0.43%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
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