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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 800 846 839
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 68 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.052% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.19% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 18
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,200 £74,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,325 £41,250 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -19.90%
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
28224 29316 29002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.34% 27.16% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22397 23562 23769
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 -15 23 £53,500 -19.24% 5
South East +4 18 £47,500 +11.76% 5
East of England +20 14 £43,900 -20.18% 1
South West - 6 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -11 1 £20,500 -31.66%
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 110 (91.67%) CISSP
2 74 (61.67%) Information Security
3 43 (35.83%) CISM
4 41 (34.17%) Firewall
5 35 (29.17%) Management Information System
6 34 (28.33%) CEH
7 32 (26.67%) PCI DSS
8 31 (25.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 30 (25.00%) ITIL
9 30 (25.00%) Security Architecture
10 29 (24.17%) Degree
10 29 (24.17%) SIEM
11 26 (21.67%) Risk Management
11 26 (21.67%) Network Security
12 25 (20.83%) Windows
13 24 (20.00%) LAN
13 24 (20.00%) WAN
13 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 24 (20.00%) CCNA
13 24 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (16.67%) CISA
16 19 (15.83%) Linux
16 19 (15.83%) Cisco
16 19 (15.83%) Finance
16 19 (15.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 17 (14.17%) GIAC
17 17 (14.17%) GCIH
18 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (13.33%) Penetration Testing

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.17%) Firewall
2 26 (21.67%) Network Security
3 24 (20.00%) LAN
3 24 (20.00%) WAN
4 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (10.83%) Wireless
6 8 (6.67%) BGP
7 6 (5.00%) VPN
8 5 (4.17%) X.509
9 4 (3.33%) SSL
9 4 (3.33%) Wireless Security
9 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.50%) OSPF
10 3 (2.50%) IPsec
10 3 (2.50%) VLAN
11 2 (1.67%) Internet
12 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.83%) SAN
12 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Ant
General
1 19 (15.83%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Legal
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (50.00%) Analyst
2 58 (48.33%) Security Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 18 (15.00%) Architect
5 16 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 14 (11.67%) Information Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.67%) Information Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) Security Project Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Information Security Project Manager
11 4 (3.33%) IT Security Specialist
11 4 (3.33%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) LAMP
2 3 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 23 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.17%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.00%) CESG
5 5 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.33%) RMADS
7 3 (2.50%) PKI
7 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.83%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Windows
2 19 (15.83%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) UNIX
4 8 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (61.67%) Information Security
2 30 (25.00%) ITIL
2 30 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 29 (24.17%) SIEM
4 26 (21.67%) Risk Management
5 19 (15.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (12.50%) Identity Management
8 12 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 12 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (8.33%) Cyber Security
10 10 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (7.50%) Time Management
11 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.50%) TOGAF
11 9 (7.50%) CRM
12 8 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.33%) Perl
2 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (91.67%) CISSP
2 43 (35.83%) CISM
3 34 (28.33%) CEH
4 29 (24.17%) Degree
5 24 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (20.00%) CCNA
6 20 (16.67%) CISA
7 17 (14.17%) GIAC
7 17 (14.17%) GCIH
8 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (12.50%) GCIA
9 15 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
10 12 (10.00%) CCNP
11 10 (8.33%) MCP
12 9 (7.50%) MCSE
12 9 (7.50%) GSEC
12 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
13 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
13 8 (6.67%) CCSA
14 7 (5.83%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 31 (25.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (5.83%) COBIT
6 6 (5.00%) BS7799
7 2 (1.67%) SLA
8 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Nessus
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) Cisco
3 13 (10.83%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.67%) McAfee
4 8 (6.67%) SAP
5 6 (5.00%) IBM
5 6 (5.00%) Qualys
6 5 (4.17%) Sourcefire
6 5 (4.17%) Websense
6 5 (4.17%) Juniper
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle
7 4 (3.33%) Intel
7 4 (3.33%) Tripwire
8 3 (2.50%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.50%) Citrix
8 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.50%) VMware
9 2 (1.67%) Symantec
9 2 (1.67%) Google
10 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £46,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bens & more
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Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
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