The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank - 91 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +7.14%
SSCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
305 313 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.72% 28.90% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 259 283 198
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SSCP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Kent region.

SSCP Salary Trend in Kent

SSCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) CISA
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Websense
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (50.00%) Proofpoint
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISA
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
2 4 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 4 (50.00%) Proofpoint
2 4 (50.00%) IBM