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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 613 647 587
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -60
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 20 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.012% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.048% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 12
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
11341 12599 11271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.72% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9220 10129 9196
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 8 £46,750 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (79.07%) Information Security
2 30 (69.77%) CISSP
3 16 (37.21%) Network Security
3 16 (37.21%) Cyber Security
4 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
5 13 (30.23%) CEH
5 13 (30.23%) Business Continuity
5 13 (30.23%) CISM
5 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (30.23%) Identity Management
6 12 (27.91%) GSEC
6 12 (27.91%) Security+ Certification
7 11 (25.58%) Cryptography
8 10 (23.26%) TOGAF
8 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (20.93%) Security Architecture
10 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 8 (18.60%) SDLC
11 7 (16.28%) Firewall
11 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
12 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (13.95%) CESG
12 6 (13.95%) Information Management
12 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (13.95%) GCIA
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) Windows

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Network Security
2 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) X.509
5 4 (9.30%) Wireless
5 4 (9.30%) IPsec
5 4 (9.30%) Wireless Security
6 2 (4.65%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Security Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Architect
4 10 (23.26%) Information Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Security Architect
5 7 (16.28%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Security Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Information Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Manager
8 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (4.65%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Information Architect
10 1 (2.33%) IT Security Officer
10 1 (2.33%) Security Officer
10 1 (2.33%) Junior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.95%) CESG
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 3 (6.98%) RMADS
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.33%) Social Media
6 1 (2.33%) Blog
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
6 1 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Information Security
2 16 (37.21%) Cyber Security
3 13 (30.23%) Business Continuity
3 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (30.23%) Identity Management
4 10 (23.26%) TOGAF
5 9 (20.93%) Security Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) SDLC
7 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.95%) Information Management
8 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (11.63%) SIEM
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.30%) Password Management
10 4 (9.30%) Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) SABSA
11 3 (6.98%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) CISSP
2 13 (30.23%) CISM
2 13 (30.23%) CEH
3 12 (27.91%) GSEC
3 12 (27.91%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.95%) GCIA
5 5 (11.63%) CISA
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) GCIH
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) ISSAP
5 5 (11.63%) ISSEP
6 4 (9.30%) GCWN
6 4 (9.30%) MCSE
6 4 (9.30%) GIAC
6 4 (9.30%) GCED
7 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
2 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) COBIT
3 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (4.65%) BS7799
3 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm