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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 583 634 689
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +55
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 33 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.041% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.16% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 7
Median salary £51,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £80,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +18.24%
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
9445 11190 12214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.00% 25.24% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7936 9106 9798
Median salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +86 17 £50,500 -27.85%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (74.42%) Firewall
2 52 (60.47%) CISSP
3 51 (59.30%) SIEM
4 46 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (48.84%) CCNA
6 40 (46.51%) VPN
6 40 (46.51%) Information Security
7 35 (40.70%) CCNP
8 33 (38.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 32 (37.21%) CCIP
9 32 (37.21%) Cisco
9 32 (37.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 32 (37.21%) DDoS Mitigation
9 32 (37.21%) Palo Alto
10 31 (36.05%) Telecoms
11 30 (34.88%) Penetration Testing
11 30 (34.88%) Network Security
12 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
13 23 (26.74%) Migration
14 22 (25.58%) GCIA
14 22 (25.58%) Splunk
14 22 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (24.42%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (24.42%) Ruby
15 21 (24.42%) Finance
15 21 (24.42%) CISM
15 21 (24.42%) Perl
15 21 (24.42%) Python
16 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce

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 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (74.42%) Firewall
2 40 (46.51%) VPN
3 30 (34.88%) Network Security
4 22 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (24.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (20.93%) FWSM
7 16 (18.60%) Internet
8 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
9 14 (16.28%) DNS
9 14 (16.28%) HTTP
9 14 (16.28%) SMTP
9 14 (16.28%) tcpdump
9 14 (16.28%) Wireshark
10 8 (9.30%) MPLS
11 7 (8.14%) DSL
11 7 (8.14%) ISDN
11 7 (8.14%) WAN
12 4 (4.65%) Extranet
12 4 (4.65%) LAN
13 3 (3.49%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
General
1 31 (36.05%) Telecoms
2 21 (24.42%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Electronics
3 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Security Engineer
2 34 (39.53%) Network Engineer
3 31 (36.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (26.74%) Security Manager
5 18 (20.93%) Security Officer
6 13 (15.12%) IT Manager
6 13 (15.12%) IT Security Manager
7 12 (13.95%) Information Officer
7 12 (13.95%) Information Security Officer
8 10 (11.63%) Information Manager
8 10 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
9 9 (10.47%) Analyst
9 9 (10.47%) Security Analyst
10 8 (9.30%) Operational Security Manager
10 8 (9.30%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (9.30%) Operations Manager
10 8 (9.30%) Security Operations Analyst
10 8 (9.30%) Security Operations Manager
11 6 (6.98%) IT Operations Manager
11 6 (6.98%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (18.60%) Internet of Things
3 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
3 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
4 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.98%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (4.65%) Social Network
7 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.33%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Unix
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) SIEM
2 40 (46.51%) Information Security
3 33 (38.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 32 (37.21%) DDoS Mitigation
5 30 (34.88%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (26.74%) Migration
7 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
8 18 (20.93%) ITIL
9 16 (18.60%) Security Operations
10 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (10.47%) Data Analysis
10 9 (10.47%) IT Governance
10 9 (10.47%) Project Management
10 9 (10.47%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (10.47%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.30%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) Perl
1 21 (24.42%) Python
1 21 (24.42%) Ruby
2 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (60.47%) CISSP
2 46 (53.49%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (48.84%) CCNA
4 35 (40.70%) CCNP
5 32 (37.21%) CCIP
6 22 (25.58%) GCIA
7 21 (24.42%) CISM
8 18 (20.93%) Degree
9 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
10 16 (18.60%) CEH
11 14 (16.28%) GCIH
12 9 (10.47%) CISA
13 8 (9.30%) CCFP
13 8 (9.30%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (9.30%) EnCE
13 8 (9.30%) GCFA
13 8 (9.30%) GPEN
13 8 (9.30%) GREM
13 8 (9.30%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (8.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.16%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.28%) Snort
3 1 (1.16%) NFS
3 1 (1.16%) Samba
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Nessus
2 4 (4.65%) Kibana
2 4 (4.65%) logstash
3 2 (2.33%) Juniper STRM
3 2 (2.33%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Cisco
1 32 (37.21%) Palo Alto
2 22 (25.58%) Splunk
3 20 (23.26%) CheckPoint
4 18 (20.93%) Juniper
5 6 (6.98%) ArcSight
5 6 (6.98%) Qualys
6 5 (5.81%) SAP
7 4 (4.65%) Google
8 1 (1.16%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) NetApp
8 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.16%) VMware