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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 89 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.086% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,325 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -17.64%
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
242 407 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.52% 35.12% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 206 342 283
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,996
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £30,000 -
SSCP
South East

SSCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) CHFI
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CHFI
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft