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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 599 624 603
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 29 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.011% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.043% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 26
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.43%
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
11221 11653 11099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.74% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9329 9279 9073
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 3 £70,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (73.08%) CISSP
2 30 (57.69%) Information Security
3 29 (55.77%) Cyber Security
4 19 (36.54%) Ethical Hacking
5 18 (34.62%) Network Security
5 18 (34.62%) Firewall
5 18 (34.62%) Coaching
6 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (32.69%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 15 (28.85%) CEH
8 15 (28.85%) GIAC
9 14 (26.92%) GSEC
9 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
9 14 (26.92%) Security+ Certification
9 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (25.00%) CCNA
10 13 (25.00%) Business Continuity
11 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
11 12 (23.08%) Identity Management
11 12 (23.08%) C
11 12 (23.08%) MCSE
11 12 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (21.15%) Hadoop
12 11 (21.15%) Android
12 11 (21.15%) Apache Hive
12 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
12 11 (21.15%) Apache Pig
12 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.15%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) Firewall
1 18 (34.62%) Network Security
2 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.69%) Wireless
4 4 (7.69%) Wireless Security
5 3 (5.77%) IPsec
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.92%) SSL
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) BGP
7 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Hadoop
1 11 (21.15%) Apache Hive
1 11 (21.15%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Security Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Security Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 8 (15.38%) IT Security Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Information Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) IT Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Security Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Developer
7 5 (9.62%) IT Security Architect
7 5 (9.62%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Trainer
8 4 (7.69%) Operations Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) STL
2 10 (19.23%) Java EE
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Cryptography
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Cybercrime
3 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.69%) CESG
4 4 (7.69%) Social Media
5 3 (5.77%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) RMADS
6 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.92%) BYOD
6 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
1 11 (21.15%) Android
1 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Information Security
2 29 (55.77%) Cyber Security
3 19 (36.54%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (34.62%) Coaching
5 17 (32.69%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (23.08%) Identity Management
7 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 12 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
8 11 (21.15%) Mobile Development
9 10 (19.23%) Multithreading
10 9 (17.31%) SIEM
11 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
11 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (11.54%) Information Management
13 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (9.62%) Electronic Trading
13 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
13 5 (9.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) C
2 11 (21.15%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) C++
2 11 (21.15%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) Objective-C
3 7 (13.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) CISSP
2 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (28.85%) GIAC
3 15 (28.85%) CEH
4 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (26.92%) Security+ Certification
4 14 (26.92%) GSEC
5 13 (25.00%) CCNA
6 12 (23.08%) MCSE
7 11 (21.15%) Linux+ Certification
8 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
9 7 (13.46%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (11.54%) GCIH
10 6 (11.54%) CISA
10 6 (11.54%) CISM
10 6 (11.54%) GCIA
11 5 (9.62%) GCED
12 4 (7.69%) GCWN
13 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (3.85%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco
1 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Tripwire
3 5 (9.62%) Rapid7
3 5 (9.62%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
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