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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 593 626 606
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 19 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.022% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.088% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Average salary £65,000 £78,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
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
11267 11406 12348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.12% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9222 9165 10383
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 19 December 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 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 2 £55,000 -30.15%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (96.30%) CISSP
2 23 (85.19%) Information Security
3 21 (77.78%) CISM
4 12 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 12 (44.44%) CEH
5 10 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (33.33%) Banking
6 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
7 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
7 8 (29.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) CCNA
8 7 (25.93%) MCSE
8 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
9 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
9 6 (22.22%) Network Security
10 5 (18.52%) BS7799
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) COBIT
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Security Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Architect
3 9 (33.33%) Security Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Information Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Information Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Information Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) IT Support
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) CESG
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) RMADS
4 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.41%) OWASP
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) High Availability
8 2 (7.41%) SIEM
8 2 (7.41%) Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
2 21 (77.78%) CISM
3 12 (44.44%) CEH
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.93%) MCSE
6 3 (11.11%) GSEC
6 3 (11.11%) CISA
7 2 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (7.41%) MCP
7 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) OSCP
8 1 (3.70%) GCIH
8 1 (3.70%) GIAC
8 1 (3.70%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 8 (29.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (18.52%) BS7799
5 4 (14.81%) COBIT
6 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Citrix
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) McAfee
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Qualys
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm