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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 626 580 634
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +54
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 8 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.058% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 14
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £51,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-10.19% +10.16%
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
11387 10997 12888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.72% 24.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9081 11010
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +5 2 £65,000 +36.84%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 13 (86.67%) CISSP
2 13 (86.67%) CISM
3 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (66.67%) Banking
5 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (53.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (20.00%) CEH
8 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (20.00%) MCSE
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) Web Design
9 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 1 (6.67%) PKI
10 1 (6.67%) COBIT
10 1 (6.67%) Network Security
10 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Security Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security Architect
3 7 (46.67%) Information Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (53.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CISSP
1 13 (86.67%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) CEH
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (6.67%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
London
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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