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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
UK / England
Rank 781 811 885
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +74
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 52 109 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.42% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 84 48
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £43,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £102,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +8.10%

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
19559 26164 27429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.64% 27.70% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15523 21136 21927
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Yorkshire +39 20 £32,500 -35.00% 5
London +20 16 £65,000 -13.33% 4
West Midlands +32 7 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South West +21 6 £39,290 -47.61%
South East +45 2 £65,000 +11.11%
North East - 1 £47,500 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 122 (85.92%) CISSP
2 96 (67.61%) Firewall
3 66 (46.48%) Information Security
4 63 (44.37%) Security+ Certification
4 63 (44.37%) CompTIA Security+
5 62 (43.66%) SANS
6 59 (41.55%) Cybersecurity
7 58 (40.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 56 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (39.44%) CISM
9 55 (38.73%) CEH
10 54 (38.03%) GIAC
10 54 (38.03%) CCNA
11 52 (36.62%) Linux
11 52 (36.62%) CISA
12 48 (33.80%) Security Cleared
13 46 (32.39%) Penetration Testing
14 44 (30.99%) Degree
15 43 (30.28%) MCSE
15 43 (30.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 37 (26.06%) C
17 35 (24.65%) Network+ Certification
17 35 (24.65%) Linux+ Certification
18 34 (23.94%) DV Cleared
19 33 (23.24%) TCP/IP
20 32 (22.54%) Security Operations
21 31 (21.83%) Reverse Engineering
21 31 (21.83%) Ethical Hacking
22 29 (20.42%) Software Engineering
22 29 (20.42%) Windows

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 12 (8.45%) Apache Pig
2 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (67.61%) Firewall
2 33 (23.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.45%) Network Security
4 10 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (6.34%) HTTP
6 8 (5.63%) Internet
7 7 (4.93%) FCoE
7 7 (4.93%) SNMP
8 6 (4.23%) SSL
9 2 (1.41%) DNS
10 1 (0.70%) Extranet
10 1 (0.70%) Intranet
10 1 (0.70%) LDAP
10 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) Big Data
2 12 (8.45%) Apache Hive
2 12 (8.45%) Hadoop
2 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) JIRA
2 7 (4.93%) Redmine
3 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.52%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.52%) CodeSonar
3 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.52%) git-flow
3 5 (3.52%) Robot Framework
3 5 (3.52%) Selenium
General
1 21 (14.79%) Games
2 12 (8.45%) Finance
3 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.34%) Legal
5 7 (4.93%) Banking
6 5 (3.52%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (41.55%) Analyst
2 54 (38.03%) Security Analyst
3 21 (14.79%) IT Analyst
3 21 (14.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 20 (14.08%) Security Engineer
5 16 (11.27%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Consultant
7 11 (7.75%) IT Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) IT Security Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) CISSP Analyst
8 10 (7.04%) Security Operations Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Network Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) ArcSight Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) Cisco Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.93%) Senior Security Analyst
11 7 (4.93%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.38%) Java EE
1 19 (13.38%) STL
2 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.52%) Django
2 5 (3.52%) LAMP
2 5 (3.52%) Node.js
2 5 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (3.52%) REST
2 5 (3.52%) SOAP
2 5 (3.52%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.63%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.63%) PKI
5 7 (4.93%) Cybercrime
6 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.11%) CESG
7 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.62%) Linux
2 29 (20.42%) Windows
3 13 (9.15%) Unix
4 12 (8.45%) Android
4 12 (8.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.48%) Information Security
2 59 (41.55%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (32.39%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (22.54%) Security Operations
5 31 (21.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 31 (21.83%) Reverse Engineering
6 29 (20.42%) Software Engineering
7 28 (19.72%) SIEM
8 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (14.79%) ITIL
10 20 (14.08%) Coaching
11 19 (13.38%) Multithreading
11 19 (13.38%) Risk Management
12 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.45%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (8.45%) User Stories
14 11 (7.75%) Change Control
14 11 (7.75%) Service Management
15 10 (7.04%) Incident Management
15 10 (7.04%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.06%) C
2 20 (14.08%) Java
3 19 (13.38%) C#
3 19 (13.38%) C++
3 19 (13.38%) Objective-C
4 13 (9.15%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.45%) Python
6 10 (7.04%) Perl
7 8 (5.63%) VB
8 7 (4.93%) Korn
9 6 (4.23%) PHP
9 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 122 (85.92%) CISSP
2 63 (44.37%) CompTIA Security+
2 63 (44.37%) Security+ Certification
3 62 (43.66%) SANS
4 56 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (39.44%) CISM
5 55 (38.73%) CEH
6 54 (38.03%) CCNA
6 54 (38.03%) GIAC
7 52 (36.62%) CISA
8 48 (33.80%) Security Cleared
9 44 (30.99%) Degree
10 43 (30.28%) MCSE
10 43 (30.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (24.65%) Linux+ Certification
11 35 (24.65%) Network+ Certification
12 34 (23.94%) DV Cleared
13 20 (14.08%) CISMP
14 9 (6.34%) CSSLP
14 9 (6.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (40.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (18.31%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.93%) SLA
4 3 (2.11%) GDPR
4 3 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.41%) COBIT
5 2 (1.41%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.70%) FISMA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) NFS
1 7 (4.93%) Samba
1 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.52%) Docker
3 5 (3.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Puppet
2 7 (4.93%) Ansible
2 7 (4.93%) Nagios
3 5 (3.52%) Salt
4 2 (1.41%) Kibana
4 2 (1.41%) logstash
4 2 (1.41%) Nessus
4 2 (1.41%) QRadar
5 1 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.31%) Cisco
2 26 (18.31%) Qualys
3 15 (10.56%) Intel Security
4 13 (9.15%) ArcSight
4 13 (9.15%) Forcepoint
4 13 (9.15%) Tripwire
5 8 (5.63%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.93%) EMC
6 7 (4.93%) NetApp
6 7 (4.93%) VMware
7 5 (3.52%) Splunk
8 4 (2.82%) AlienVault
8 4 (2.82%) Tufin
9 2 (1.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.41%) Google
9 2 (1.41%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.41%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.41%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.70%) HP
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