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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 614 645 594
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -51
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 20 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.031% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 11
Average salary £47,500 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.62% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -17.64%
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
11677 12486 11582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.15% 25.65% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9580 10137 9430
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +31 9 £46,000 -42.50%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 41 (89.13%) Information Security
2 33 (71.74%) CISSP
3 20 (43.48%) Network Security
4 18 (39.13%) CEH
4 18 (39.13%) CISM
5 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
6 15 (32.61%) Cyber Security
7 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (30.43%) Identity Management
7 14 (30.43%) Security+ Certification
7 14 (30.43%) GSEC
8 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
9 11 (23.91%) Finance
9 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
9 11 (23.91%) Cryptography
9 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (21.74%) CCNA
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.57%) MCSE
11 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
12 8 (17.39%) Degree
12 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 8 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (15.22%) Windows

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Network Security
2 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) X.509
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless Security
6 3 (6.52%) IPsec
6 3 (6.52%) SSL
7 2 (4.35%) LAN
7 2 (4.35%) WAN
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
8 1 (2.17%) Internet
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 25 (54.35%) Security Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Information Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) Architect
5 9 (19.57%) Security Architect
6 6 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Security Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Information Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Junior
8 3 (6.52%) Information Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Junior Information Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) IT Security Officer
10 1 (2.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Cryptography
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) CESG
4 5 (10.87%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (8.70%) RMADS
6 3 (6.52%) PKI
7 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.17%) Blog
8 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Information Security
2 15 (32.61%) Cyber Security
3 14 (30.43%) Identity Management
4 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
6 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
6 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) Information Assurance
10 4 (8.70%) Password Management
10 4 (8.70%) Information Management
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.70%) SABSA
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.52%) High Availability
11 3 (6.52%) Service Management
11 3 (6.52%) ITIL
11 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 33 (71.74%) CISSP
2 18 (39.13%) CISM
2 18 (39.13%) CEH
3 14 (30.43%) GSEC
3 14 (30.43%) Security+ Certification
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (21.74%) CCNA
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (19.57%) MCSE
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 7 (15.22%) CISA
8 5 (10.87%) ISSAP
8 5 (10.87%) ISSEP
8 5 (10.87%) GCIA
9 4 (8.70%) GCIH
9 4 (8.70%) GCWN
9 4 (8.70%) GCED
10 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
2 14 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 8 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (13.04%) BS7799
5 2 (4.35%) COBIT
6 1 (2.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco
2 4 (8.70%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Qualys
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
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