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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 174 182 153
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.084% 0.054% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -19.43%
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
869 915 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.33% 24.48% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 689 751 505
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS