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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 805 856 810
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -46
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 79 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.030% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 26 42
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.43%
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
27767 28927 26850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.00% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22508 22627 22033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +35 28 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East +21 26 £51,250 +20.58% 3
South West - 18 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +8 3 £35,000 -5.40%
East of England - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -6 1 - -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 123 (86.01%) CISSP
2 75 (52.45%) Information Security
3 59 (41.26%) Firewall
4 57 (39.86%) Penetration Testing
5 51 (35.66%) Cyber Security
6 41 (28.67%) GIAC
6 41 (28.67%) CEH
7 39 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
8 38 (26.57%) SIEM
9 35 (24.48%) PCI DSS
9 35 (24.48%) CISM
10 34 (23.78%) Coaching
11 32 (22.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 31 (21.68%) Business Continuity
13 30 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (19.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (19.58%) Linux
14 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
14 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
15 27 (18.88%) CISA
16 26 (18.18%) Telecoms
17 25 (17.48%) ITIL
18 24 (16.78%) CCNA
18 24 (16.78%) Reverse Engineering
19 23 (16.08%) Hadoop
19 23 (16.08%) Software Engineering
19 23 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (16.08%) MCSE
19 23 (16.08%) C

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (41.26%) Firewall
2 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
3 22 (15.38%) Network Security
4 10 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (6.99%) Wireshark
5 9 (6.29%) Wireless
6 5 (3.50%) LAN
6 5 (3.50%) WAN
6 5 (3.50%) Wireless Security
7 3 (2.10%) IPsec
7 3 (2.10%) VPN
8 2 (1.40%) SSL
9 1 (0.70%) SAN
9 1 (0.70%) Internet
9 1 (0.70%) BGP
9 1 (0.70%) DNS
9 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) Hadoop
2 22 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 22 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 26 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.10%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (44.06%) Analyst
2 52 (36.36%) Security Analyst
3 31 (21.68%) Consultant
4 23 (16.08%) IT Security Analyst
5 21 (14.69%) Security Consultant
6 16 (11.19%) Security Specialist
7 13 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
7 13 (9.09%) IT Consultant
7 13 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
8 12 (8.39%) Architect
8 12 (8.39%) Information Analyst
8 12 (8.39%) Security Architect
8 12 (8.39%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (6.99%) Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) Security Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) IT Security Engineer
14 6 (4.20%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.38%) STL
2 21 (14.69%) Java EE
3 3 (2.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 19 (13.29%) Cybercrime
4 14 (9.79%) Cryptography
5 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.90%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.50%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.80%) Social Media
8 4 (2.80%) PKI
8 4 (2.80%) CESG
9 1 (0.70%) DTV
9 1 (0.70%) RMADS
9 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.70%) BYOD
9 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.58%) Linux
2 22 (15.38%) Android
2 22 (15.38%) Windows
2 22 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.19%) UNIX
4 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.45%) Information Security
2 57 (39.86%) Penetration Testing
3 51 (35.66%) Cyber Security
4 39 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
5 38 (26.57%) SIEM
6 34 (23.78%) Coaching
7 31 (21.68%) Business Continuity
8 28 (19.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (17.48%) ITIL
10 24 (16.78%) Reverse Engineering
11 23 (16.08%) Software Engineering
12 22 (15.38%) Mobile Development
13 21 (14.69%) Multithreading
14 19 (13.29%) Identity Management
15 17 (11.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 16 (11.19%) Risk Management
17 15 (10.49%) Service Management
17 15 (10.49%) Incident Management
18 14 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
19 13 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.08%) C
2 22 (15.38%) C#
2 22 (15.38%) C++
2 22 (15.38%) Java
2 22 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 8 (5.59%) SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (86.01%) CISSP
2 41 (28.67%) GIAC
2 41 (28.67%) CEH
3 35 (24.48%) CISM
4 30 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (19.58%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (18.88%) CISA
7 24 (16.78%) CCNA
8 23 (16.08%) MCSE
9 22 (15.38%) Linux+ Certification
9 22 (15.38%) Degree
10 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
11 18 (12.59%) Security+ Certification
12 17 (11.89%) GCIH
13 16 (11.19%) GCIA
14 15 (10.49%) GSEC
14 15 (10.49%) DV Cleared
15 13 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (6.99%) CHFI
17 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (24.48%) PCI DSS
2 32 (22.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.59%) COBIT
4 4 (2.80%) QA
4 4 (2.80%) BS7799
5 2 (1.40%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.70%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.69%) Cisco
3 18 (12.59%) Oracle
4 17 (11.89%) Tripwire
5 14 (9.79%) McAfee
5 14 (9.79%) ArcSight
6 13 (9.09%) Websense
7 12 (8.39%) Qualys
8 8 (5.59%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.50%) Rapid7
9 5 (3.50%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.80%) HP
11 3 (2.10%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.40%) Juniper
12 2 (1.40%) IBM
13 1 (0.70%) SAP
13 1 (0.70%) Dell
13 1 (0.70%) Citrix
13 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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