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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 617 659 606
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -53
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 19 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.015% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 12
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -29.52%
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
11158 12125 11183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.23% 25.19% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9085 9732 9049
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 £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 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 31 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 - 4 £70,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (72.50%) Information Security
2 26 (65.00%) CISSP
3 19 (47.50%) Network Security
4 18 (45.00%) Cyber Security
5 14 (35.00%) Security+ Certification
5 14 (35.00%) GSEC
6 13 (32.50%) Business Continuity
6 13 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (32.50%) Identity Management
7 12 (30.00%) CEH
8 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (17.50%) CISM
11 7 (17.50%) Cisco
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) Coaching
11 7 (17.50%) SIEM
12 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.00%) Firewall
12 6 (15.00%) Information Management
12 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
12 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
13 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (12.50%) Incident Management

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Network Security
2 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) Wireless
4 4 (10.00%) Wireless Security
5 3 (7.50%) IPsec
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) BGP
7 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Information Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Security Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (15.00%) Security Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Information Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Operations Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Trainer
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) CESG
4 4 (10.00%) Social Media
5 3 (7.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) RMADS
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Information Security
2 18 (45.00%) Cyber Security
3 13 (32.50%) Business Continuity
3 13 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (32.50%) Identity Management
4 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (17.50%) SIEM
4 7 (17.50%) Coaching
5 6 (15.00%) Information Management
5 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Password Management
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) CISSP
2 14 (35.00%) Security+ Certification
2 14 (35.00%) GSEC
3 12 (30.00%) CEH
4 7 (17.50%) CISM
5 5 (12.50%) GCIA
5 5 (12.50%) GCIH
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.50%) CISA
6 4 (10.00%) GCWN
6 4 (10.00%) GCED
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 3 (7.50%) GIAC
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.00%) CCNP
8 2 (5.00%) CHFI
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Tripwire
4 3 (7.50%) Rapid7
4 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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