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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 605 609 626
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 13 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.057% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 12
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +51.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -3.33%
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
11322 11286 12439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.98% 24.85% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9131 9388 10459
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +17 3 £65,000 +36.84%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) CISSP
2 17 (85.00%) CISM
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 14 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (60.00%) Banking
5 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (20.00%) CEH
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) WAN
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (10.00%) SIEM
10 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
10 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (10.00%) PKI
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) Web Design

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
1 11 (55.00%) Security Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Information Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 14 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (10.00%) Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) SIEM
9 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (5.00%) CRM
9 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) CISSP
2 17 (85.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) CEH
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) GIAC
6 1 (5.00%) GCIA
6 1 (5.00%) GSEC
6 1 (5.00%) GCIH
6 1 (5.00%) CISA
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago