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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 771 824 902
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +78
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 92 111 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 104 41
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
21718 27180 29561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.78% 27.26% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17262 21749 23812
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South West +25 34 £50,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +35 21 £31,250 -13.19% 3
East of England -3 9 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands +4 8 £35,000 -22.22%
London +3 8 £55,000 -15.38% 1
South East +68 7 £50,000 +17.64%
North East +12 5 £45,000 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 151 (81.18%) CISSP
2 127 (68.28%) Firewall
3 95 (51.08%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (51.08%) CCNA
4 86 (46.24%) SANS
5 77 (41.40%) CEH
6 75 (40.32%) Security+ Certification
6 75 (40.32%) GIAC
6 75 (40.32%) CompTIA Security+
6 75 (40.32%) Cybersecurity
7 73 (39.25%) Security Cleared
8 71 (38.17%) Information Security
9 70 (37.63%) Penetration Testing
10 69 (37.10%) Linux
11 68 (36.56%) MCSE
11 68 (36.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 64 (34.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 57 (30.65%) CISM
14 56 (30.11%) C
15 55 (29.57%) Network+ Certification
15 55 (29.57%) Linux+ Certification
16 51 (27.42%) CISA
16 51 (27.42%) Ethical Hacking
17 50 (26.88%) DV Cleared
18 47 (25.27%) Reverse Engineering
19 46 (24.73%) TCP/IP
20 43 (23.12%) SIEM
20 43 (23.12%) Software Engineering
20 43 (23.12%) Degree
21 41 (22.04%) PCI DSS

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 19 (10.22%) Apache Pig
2 11 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Office
2 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (68.28%) Firewall
2 46 (24.73%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.44%) Network Security
4 16 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (8.06%) VPN
6 13 (6.99%) HTTP
6 13 (6.99%) SSL
7 12 (6.45%) FCoE
7 12 (6.45%) SNMP
8 7 (3.76%) Internet
9 3 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.61%) FWSM
10 2 (1.08%) MPLS
10 2 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.08%) VLAN
10 2 (1.08%) WAN
11 1 (0.54%) DSL
11 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.54%) ISDN
11 1 (0.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.90%) Big Data
2 20 (10.75%) Hadoop
3 19 (10.22%) Apache Hive
3 19 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (10.22%) JIRA
2 11 (5.91%) Redmine
3 8 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (4.30%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.30%) CodeSonar
3 8 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.30%) git-flow
3 8 (4.30%) Robot Framework
3 8 (4.30%) Selenium
General
1 27 (14.52%) Games
2 21 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.91%) Finance
3 11 (5.91%) Legal
4 6 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (38.71%) Analyst
2 69 (37.10%) Security Analyst
3 40 (21.51%) Security Engineer
4 23 (12.37%) IT Analyst
4 23 (12.37%) IT Security Analyst
4 23 (12.37%) Platform Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) Software Engineer
6 18 (9.68%) Consultant
7 17 (9.14%) Operations Analyst
7 17 (9.14%) Security Operations Analyst
8 15 (8.06%) IT Engineer
8 15 (8.06%) IT Security Engineer
9 13 (6.99%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.99%) Senior Security Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) Software Consultant
10 12 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (6.45%) Test Consultant
10 12 (6.45%) Test Engineer
11 11 (5.91%) Information Security Engineer
11 11 (5.91%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.67%) Java EE
1 31 (16.67%) STL
2 8 (4.30%) .NET
2 8 (4.30%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.30%) Django
2 8 (4.30%) LAMP
2 8 (4.30%) Node.js
2 8 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (4.30%) REST
2 8 (4.30%) SOAP
2 8 (4.30%) Spring MVC
3 6 (3.23%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.37%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.99%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.91%) Cybercrime
4 11 (5.91%) Driving Licence
4 11 (5.91%) PKI
5 10 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.61%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.10%) Linux
2 34 (18.28%) Windows
3 21 (11.29%) Unix
4 19 (10.22%) Android
4 19 (10.22%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.99%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.32%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (38.17%) Information Security
3 70 (37.63%) Penetration Testing
4 51 (27.42%) Ethical Hacking
5 47 (25.27%) Reverse Engineering
6 43 (23.12%) SIEM
6 43 (23.12%) Software Engineering
7 39 (20.97%) Security Operations
8 31 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 27 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (14.52%) ITIL
10 24 (12.90%) Coaching
10 24 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 21 (11.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 19 (10.22%) User Stories
13 16 (8.60%) Change Control
13 16 (8.60%) Risk Management
14 14 (7.53%) PRINCE2
15 13 (6.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (6.99%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.11%) C
2 31 (16.67%) C#
2 31 (16.67%) C++
2 31 (16.67%) Java
2 31 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 26 (13.98%) Python
4 21 (11.29%) Bash Shell
5 20 (10.75%) Perl
6 12 (6.45%) Korn
6 12 (6.45%) VB
7 9 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.30%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.30%) PHP
9 6 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (81.18%) CISSP
2 95 (51.08%) CCNA
2 95 (51.08%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (46.24%) SANS
4 77 (41.40%) CEH
5 75 (40.32%) CompTIA Security+
5 75 (40.32%) GIAC
5 75 (40.32%) Security+ Certification
6 73 (39.25%) Security Cleared
7 68 (36.56%) MCSE
7 68 (36.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (30.65%) CISM
9 55 (29.57%) Linux+ Certification
9 55 (29.57%) Network+ Certification
10 51 (27.42%) CISA
11 50 (26.88%) DV Cleared
12 43 (23.12%) Degree
13 25 (13.44%) CCNP
13 25 (13.44%) CISMP
14 14 (7.53%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (34.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (22.04%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 12 (6.45%) NFS
1 12 (6.45%) Samba
1 12 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 8 (4.30%) Docker
2 8 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.75%) Puppet
2 12 (6.45%) Ansible
2 12 (6.45%) Nagios
3 8 (4.30%) Salt
4 6 (3.23%) Kibana
4 6 (3.23%) logstash
4 6 (3.23%) Nessus
5 3 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.35%) Cisco
3 33 (17.74%) Qualys
4 18 (9.68%) Intel Security
5 16 (8.60%) ArcSight
5 16 (8.60%) Forcepoint
5 16 (8.60%) Tripwire
6 15 (8.06%) SolarWinds
7 12 (6.45%) EMC
7 12 (6.45%) NetApp
7 12 (6.45%) Palo Alto
7 12 (6.45%) VMware
8 7 (3.76%) Splunk
9 6 (3.23%) Google
10 5 (2.69%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.15%) AlienVault
12 3 (1.61%) Juniper
13 2 (1.08%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.08%) NetIQ
13 2 (1.08%) Sourcefire
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