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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 615 648 678
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +30
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 22 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.063% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 5
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +13.33%
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
9302 11259 11737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.66% 25.37% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7835 9258 9367
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

SSCP Salary Histogram in London

SSCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +74 12 £50,000 -28.57%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing SSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 62 (79.49%) Firewall
2 46 (58.97%) CISSP
3 44 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (55.13%) SIEM
5 40 (51.28%) CCNA
6 38 (48.72%) VPN
7 34 (43.59%) Information Security
8 33 (42.31%) CCNP
9 31 (39.74%) Telecoms
9 31 (39.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 30 (38.46%) CCIP
10 30 (38.46%) Cisco
10 30 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 30 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
10 30 (38.46%) Palo Alto
11 28 (35.90%) Network Security
12 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
13 23 (29.49%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (26.92%) Migration
15 20 (25.64%) GCIA
15 20 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (25.64%) Splunk
16 19 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (24.36%) Ruby
16 19 (24.36%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (24.36%) Python
16 19 (24.36%) Perl
17 18 (23.08%) E-Commerce
17 18 (23.08%) ITIL
17 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (79.49%) Firewall
2 38 (48.72%) VPN
3 28 (35.90%) Network Security
4 20 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (24.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (20.51%) FWSM
7 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 14 (17.95%) DNS
8 14 (17.95%) HTTP
8 14 (17.95%) Internet
8 14 (17.95%) SMTP
8 14 (17.95%) tcpdump
8 14 (17.95%) Wireshark
9 8 (10.26%) MPLS
10 7 (8.97%) DSL
10 7 (8.97%) ISDN
10 7 (8.97%) WAN
11 4 (5.13%) Extranet
11 4 (5.13%) LAN
12 3 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Big Data
1 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
General
1 31 (39.74%) Telecoms
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Electronics
3 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 4 (5.13%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Security Engineer
2 32 (41.03%) Network Engineer
3 29 (37.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (26.92%) Security Manager
5 13 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 13 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
5 13 (16.67%) Security Officer
6 8 (10.26%) Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Information Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Operational Security Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Operations Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Security Operations Manager
7 7 (8.97%) Information Officer
7 7 (8.97%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
8 6 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (17.95%) Internet of Things
3 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (5.13%) Social Network
7 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Unix
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) SIEM
2 34 (43.59%) Information Security
3 31 (39.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 30 (38.46%) DDoS Mitigation
5 23 (29.49%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (26.92%) Migration
7 18 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 18 (23.08%) ITIL
8 16 (20.51%) Security Operations
9 10 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
10 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.69%) Investment Management
12 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.41%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (6.41%) Programme Management
13 5 (6.41%) Security Management
14 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) Perl
1 19 (24.36%) Python
1 19 (24.36%) Ruby
2 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) CISSP
2 44 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (51.28%) CCNA
4 33 (42.31%) CCNP
5 30 (38.46%) CCIP
6 20 (25.64%) GCIA
7 18 (23.08%) CEH
8 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 14 (17.95%) GCIH
10 13 (16.67%) CISM
10 13 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (10.26%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (10.26%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (8.97%) CCIE
13 6 (7.69%) CCFP
13 6 (7.69%) EnCE
13 6 (7.69%) GCFA
13 6 (7.69%) GPEN
13 6 (7.69%) GREM
14 4 (5.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 14 (17.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) Snort
3 1 (1.28%) NFS
3 1 (1.28%) Samba
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Nessus
2 4 (5.13%) Kibana
2 4 (5.13%) logstash
3 2 (2.56%) Juniper STRM
3 2 (2.56%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Cisco
1 30 (38.46%) Palo Alto
2 20 (25.64%) Splunk
3 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 16 (20.51%) Juniper
5 6 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 6 (7.69%) Qualys
6 5 (6.41%) SAP
7 4 (5.13%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) NetApp
8 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.28%) VMware