The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 139 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.35% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.93% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £51,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-10.19% +10.16%
SSCP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1012 864 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.22% 37.44% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 624 631 611
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSCP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Reading region.

SSCP Salary Trend in Reading

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Websense

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) GCIA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Websense