The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 187 153 153
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.027% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.29% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £54,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-31.19% +28.23%
SSCP
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
943 694 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.11% 26.29% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 790 514 533
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,310 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SSCP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Leeds

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Websense
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Principle Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Websense
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight