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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 585 622 589
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -33
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 22 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.055% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 12
Average salary £55,000 £66,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,325 £42,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -17.47%
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
11049 11609 11485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.55% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9017 9404 9430
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 5 £46,000 -41.58% 1
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (89.47%) CISSP
1 34 (89.47%) Information Security
2 20 (52.63%) CISM
3 18 (47.37%) CEH
4 16 (42.11%) PCI DSS
5 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (34.21%) Network Security
7 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (26.32%) CCNA
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
9 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (23.68%) MCSE
10 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 8 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (21.05%) Degree
10 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.42%) Banking
11 7 (18.42%) CISA
11 7 (18.42%) Identity Management
11 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.42%) GSEC
11 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (18.42%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (15.79%) Windows
12 6 (15.79%) BS7799
12 6 (15.79%) CESG

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (13.16%) X.509
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless Security
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 19 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Architect
4 10 (26.32%) Information Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Information Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Operational Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) CESG
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (10.53%) Cryptography
5 4 (10.53%) RMADS
6 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
6 2 (5.26%) PKI
6 2 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Information Security
2 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
4 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Identity Management
6 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) SABSA
8 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (7.89%) Password Management
9 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) OWASP
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
9 3 (7.89%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) CISSP
2 20 (52.63%) CISM
3 18 (47.37%) CEH
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (26.32%) CCNA
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (23.68%) MCSE
6 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 7 (18.42%) GSEC
7 7 (18.42%) Security+ Certification
7 7 (18.42%) CISA
8 5 (13.16%) ISSAP
8 5 (13.16%) ISSEP
9 4 (10.53%) GCIA
10 3 (7.89%) GCIH
10 3 (7.89%) GCWN
10 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.89%) GCED
11 2 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 8 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (15.79%) BS7799
5 2 (5.26%) COBIT
6 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) Juniper
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Qualys
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + car, pension, bonus & other bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bens & more
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus + more
Posted: 23 days ago