The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 595 602 583
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 17 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.052% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 11
Average salary £73,750 £68,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
SSCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11949 10809 11386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.35% 25.51% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9782 8692 9448
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SSCP
Salary Trend in London

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

SSCP Salary Trend in London

SSCP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SSCP Salary Histogram in London

SSCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
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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
City of London -4 2 £83,750 +4.68%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 36 (94.74%) CISSP
2 33 (86.84%) Information Security
3 25 (65.79%) CISM
4 19 (50.00%) CEH
5 16 (42.11%) PCI DSS
6 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
6 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (31.58%) TOGAF
7 12 (31.58%) Security Architecture
8 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (28.95%) CCNA
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Banking
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
10 9 (23.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (23.68%) Windows
10 9 (23.68%) MCSE
11 8 (21.05%) UNIX
11 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
11 8 (21.05%) Network Security
11 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco
12 6 (15.79%) BS7799
12 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
13 5 (13.16%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) X.509
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
3 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
1 15 (39.47%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Security Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Information Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Information Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Information Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Operational Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) CESG
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (10.53%) RMADS
4 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Information Security
2 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 12 (31.58%) TOGAF
3 12 (31.58%) Security Architecture
4 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance
7 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) SABSA
8 4 (10.53%) SIEM
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) Service Management
9 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
9 3 (7.89%) OWASP
10 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) CISSP
2 25 (65.79%) CISM
3 19 (50.00%) CEH
4 11 (28.95%) CCNA
4 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (23.68%) MCSE
5 9 (23.68%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) ISSAP
6 5 (13.16%) ISSEP
7 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) GSEC
7 3 (7.89%) CISA
8 2 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (5.26%) GIAC
8 2 (5.26%) GCIA
8 2 (5.26%) MCP
8 2 (5.26%) OSCP
9 1 (2.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (23.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (15.79%) BS7799
6 4 (10.53%) COBIT
7 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
2 5 (13.16%) Juniper
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Qualys
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
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