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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 582 600 604
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 26 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.035% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 14
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
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
10624 10788 11980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.71% 25.24% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8696 8600 10084
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 £70,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(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 -5 3 £83,750 +8.06%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (94.87%) CISSP
2 34 (87.18%) Information Security
3 26 (66.67%) CISM
4 21 (53.85%) CEH
5 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
6 14 (35.90%) Risk Management
6 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (30.77%) TOGAF
7 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (30.77%) CCNA
8 11 (28.21%) Banking
8 11 (28.21%) Degree
8 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
9 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (25.64%) MCSE
9 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (25.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (23.08%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 9 (23.08%) Windows
10 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (20.51%) Network Security
11 8 (20.51%) UNIX
12 7 (17.95%) BS7799
13 6 (15.38%) Cisco
14 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.82%) Juniper
14 5 (12.82%) X.509

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Network Security
2 5 (12.82%) X.509
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) IPsec
3 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
General
1 11 (28.21%) Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
2 15 (38.46%) Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Security Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Security Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Information Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (17.95%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Information Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) IT Support
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Operational Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (10.26%) RMADS
4 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.13%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Information Security
2 14 (35.90%) Risk Management
3 12 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 11 (28.21%) Security Architecture
5 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
6 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Information Assurance
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (10.26%) SABSA
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) High Availability
8 3 (7.69%) SIEM
8 3 (7.69%) OWASP
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 37 (94.87%) CISSP
2 26 (66.67%) CISM
3 21 (53.85%) CEH
4 12 (30.77%) CCNA
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (28.21%) Degree
6 10 (25.64%) MCSE
6 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (12.82%) ISSAP
7 5 (12.82%) ISSEP
8 3 (7.69%) CISA
8 3 (7.69%) GSEC
8 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) OSCP
9 2 (5.13%) MCP
9 2 (5.13%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (5.13%) GIAC
9 2 (5.13%) GCIA
10 1 (2.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
2 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (25.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (17.95%) BS7799
6 4 (10.26%) COBIT
7 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Juniper
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) McAfee
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Qualys
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
4 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
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