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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 801 816 835
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 62 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.042% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 24
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
29160 26641 28361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.23% 27.18% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23372 21166 23584
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 17 £73,750 +7.27% 2
South East - 17 £47,500 - 5
East of England -5 11 £43,900 -20.18% 3
South West - 10 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £44,000 -
Yorkshire -2 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 103 (94.50%) CISSP
2 67 (61.47%) Information Security
3 44 (40.37%) CISM
4 33 (30.28%) Management Information System
5 32 (29.36%) Firewall
5 32 (29.36%) CEH
5 32 (29.36%) PCI DSS
6 29 (26.61%) Degree
7 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (25.69%) Security Architecture
7 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
8 26 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (23.85%) Windows
8 26 (23.85%) CCNA
8 26 (23.85%) SIEM
9 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
10 22 (20.18%) LAN
10 22 (20.18%) WAN
10 22 (20.18%) ITIL
10 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.27%) Linux
12 19 (17.43%) Cisco
13 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (15.60%) Network Security
14 16 (14.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 15 (13.76%) GIAC
15 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
16 14 (12.84%) Finance
16 14 (12.84%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (11.93%) GCIH

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.36%) Firewall
2 22 (20.18%) LAN
2 22 (20.18%) WAN
3 17 (15.60%) Network Security
4 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (7.34%) Wireless
6 8 (7.34%) BGP
7 5 (4.59%) X.509
8 4 (3.67%) VPN
8 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.75%) OSPF
9 3 (2.75%) IPsec
9 3 (2.75%) VLAN
9 3 (2.75%) SSL
10 2 (1.83%) DNS
11 1 (0.92%) HTTP
11 1 (0.92%) SAN
11 1 (0.92%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Ant
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (48.62%) Analyst
2 52 (47.71%) Security Analyst
3 21 (19.27%) Architect
4 19 (17.43%) Security Architect
5 18 (16.51%) IT Security Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) Information Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Network Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Security Manager
9 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.42%) Information Architect
10 7 (6.42%) Information Security Architect
10 7 (6.42%) Information Manager
10 7 (6.42%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (6.42%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (4.59%) Information Security Project Manager
12 4 (3.67%) Network Security Architect
12 4 (3.67%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.67%) Security Specialist
12 4 (3.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) LAMP
2 5 (4.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.28%) Management Information System
2 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (4.59%) CESG
3 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) RMADS
5 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.83%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 21 (19.27%) Linux
3 12 (11.01%) UNIX
4 8 (7.34%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.75%) Solaris
6 2 (1.83%) AIX
6 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (61.47%) Information Security
2 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
2 28 (25.69%) Security Architecture
3 26 (23.85%) SIEM
4 22 (20.18%) ITIL
5 16 (14.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (12.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (11.01%) TOGAF
8 11 (10.09%) CRM
8 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (10.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
9 10 (9.17%) Time Management
9 10 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (7.34%) SAP Security
11 8 (7.34%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.75%) Perl
1 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (94.50%) CISSP
2 44 (40.37%) CISM
3 32 (29.36%) CEH
4 29 (26.61%) Degree
5 26 (23.85%) CCNA
5 26 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (13.76%) GIAC
8 13 (11.93%) GCIH
9 12 (11.01%) GCIA
9 12 (11.01%) CCNP
10 10 (9.17%) CISA
10 10 (9.17%) MCP
10 10 (9.17%) MCSE
11 8 (7.34%) CCSA
12 7 (6.42%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
13 6 (5.50%) OSCP
13 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
13 6 (5.50%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.36%) PCI DSS
2 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (11.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (7.34%) COBIT
6 7 (6.42%) BS7799
7 3 (2.75%) SLA
8 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) Cisco
3 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.34%) SAP
5 7 (6.42%) McAfee
6 6 (5.50%) Qualys
7 5 (4.59%) VMware
7 5 (4.59%) IBM
7 5 (4.59%) Citrix
7 5 (4.59%) Juniper
8 4 (3.67%) Intel
8 4 (3.67%) Tripwire
8 4 (3.67%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.67%) Websense
9 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.75%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.83%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.83%) Splunk
10 2 (1.83%) Google
11 1 (0.92%) Symantec
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £60999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago