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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 602 642 658
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +16
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 11 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.066% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.26% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 9
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £90,000 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
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
8916 11147 11268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.44% 25.24% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7470 9231 8983
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 2016.

SSCP Salary Histogram in London

SSCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +50 4 £50,000 -44.44%
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 53 (84.13%) Firewall
2 37 (58.73%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (55.56%) CCNA
3 35 (55.56%) SIEM
4 33 (52.38%) CISSP
5 32 (50.79%) VPN
6 29 (46.03%) CCNP
6 29 (46.03%) Telecoms
7 27 (42.86%) CCIP
7 27 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 27 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 27 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
7 27 (42.86%) Palo Alto
8 25 (39.68%) Information Security
9 24 (38.10%) Network Security
10 23 (36.51%) Cisco
11 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
12 18 (28.57%) Migration
12 18 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (26.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (26.98%) GCIA
13 17 (26.98%) Ruby
13 17 (26.98%) Python
13 17 (26.98%) Perl
13 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (25.40%) Splunk
14 16 (25.40%) E-Commerce
15 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 15 (23.81%) CEH
15 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA

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 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (84.13%) Firewall
2 32 (50.79%) VPN
3 24 (38.10%) Network Security
4 17 (26.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (20.63%) FWSM
6 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
7 12 (19.05%) DNS
7 12 (19.05%) HTTP
7 12 (19.05%) Internet
7 12 (19.05%) SMTP
7 12 (19.05%) tcpdump
7 12 (19.05%) Wireshark
8 5 (7.94%) MPLS
9 4 (6.35%) DSL
9 4 (6.35%) ISDN
9 4 (6.35%) WAN
10 2 (3.17%) Extranet
10 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
1 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (46.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Electronics
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Music Industry
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Security Engineer
2 26 (41.27%) Network Engineer
3 24 (38.10%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (26.98%) Security Manager
5 10 (15.87%) IT Manager
5 10 (15.87%) IT Security Manager
6 8 (12.70%) Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Security Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Information Manager
7 7 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (11.11%) Security Officer
8 6 (9.52%) Operational Security Manager
8 6 (9.52%) Operations Manager
8 6 (9.52%) Security Operations Manager
9 5 (7.94%) IT Security Officer
10 4 (6.35%) Information Security Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) IT Operations Manager
11 3 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (19.05%) Internet of Things
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (6.35%) Social Network
6 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Unix
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) SIEM
2 27 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
2 27 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 25 (39.68%) Information Security
4 18 (28.57%) Migration
4 18 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (25.40%) E-Commerce
6 14 (22.22%) ITIL
7 13 (20.63%) Security Operations
8 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
9 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.94%) Investment Management
10 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.76%) Security Management
11 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Perl
1 17 (26.98%) Python
1 17 (26.98%) Ruby
2 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (55.56%) CCNA
3 33 (52.38%) CISSP
4 29 (46.03%) CCNP
5 27 (42.86%) CCIP
6 17 (26.98%) GCIA
7 15 (23.81%) CEH
8 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.05%) GCIH
10 7 (11.11%) CISM
10 7 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (9.52%) Degree
12 5 (7.94%) CCFP
12 5 (7.94%) EnCE
12 5 (7.94%) GCFA
12 5 (7.94%) GPEN
12 5 (7.94%) GREM
13 4 (6.35%) CCIE
14 1 (1.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 12 (19.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) Snort
3 1 (1.59%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) Samba
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Nessus
2 4 (6.35%) Kibana
2 4 (6.35%) logstash
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Juniper STRM
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 23 (36.51%) Cisco
3 16 (25.40%) Splunk
4 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 13 (20.63%) Juniper
6 5 (7.94%) SAP
7 4 (6.35%) ArcSight
7 4 (6.35%) Google
7 4 (6.35%) Qualys
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.59%) VMware