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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / London
Rank 550 593 634
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +41
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 16 53 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.13% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.50% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 9
Median salary £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £102,500 £111,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%

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
7735 10642 10765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.48% 25.90% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6261 8907 8738
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 February 2017.

SSCP Salary Histogram in London

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 19 (90.48%) CISSP
1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (47.62%) CEH
3 10 (47.62%) CISM
3 10 (47.62%) SANS
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
6 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (28.57%) CISA
7 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 6 (28.57%) Qualys
8 5 (23.81%) SIEM
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (19.05%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Games
9 4 (19.05%) GIAC
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Service Management
9 4 (19.05%) Big Data
9 4 (19.05%) Splunk

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 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Extranet
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Head of Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Head of Information
3 4 (19.05%) Head of Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Head of Security
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Information Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Security Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Governance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Internal Audit
7 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.52%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
8 2 (9.52%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) AWK
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) CISSP
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) CEH
3 10 (47.62%) CISM
3 10 (47.62%) SANS
4 6 (28.57%) CISA
5 4 (19.05%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (19.05%) CSSLP
5 4 (19.05%) GIAC
5 4 (19.05%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (9.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (14.29%) GDPR
4 2 (9.52%) COBIT
4 2 (9.52%) ISO27002
5 1 (4.76%) FISMA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kibana
1 2 (9.52%) logstash
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Qualys
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Splunk
3 2 (9.52%) AlienVault
3 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
3 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.52%) Tripwire
3 2 (9.52%) Tufin
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