The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 416 408 429
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 19 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.010% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.032% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 12
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +61.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £72,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6749 6289 7310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.54% 31.59% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5192 4917 6220
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SSCP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SSCP Salary Trend in the South East

SSCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SSCP Salary Histogram in the South East

SSCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Surrey - 12 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £30,000 -
Berkshire -12 2 - -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 31 (93.94%) CISSP
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
3 21 (63.64%) Information Security
4 17 (51.52%) Firewall
5 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 15 (45.45%) Risk Management
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
7 13 (39.39%) CISM
8 12 (36.36%) CISA
8 12 (36.36%) Degree
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Linux
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (30.30%) CCNP
10 10 (30.30%) CCNA
10 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
10 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
11 9 (27.27%) CEH
11 9 (27.27%) McAfee
11 9 (27.27%) Websense
11 9 (27.27%) GIAC
12 8 (24.24%) LAMP
12 8 (24.24%) CCSA
12 8 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (24.24%) BGP
12 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
12 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 8 (24.24%) SAP
12 8 (24.24%) IBM
12 8 (24.24%) Strategic Planning

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) BGP
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) VLAN
5 3 (9.09%) OSPF
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.03%) DMZ
General
1 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
1 15 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Security Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Security Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Information Security
2 15 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 10 (30.30%) Security Architecture
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (24.24%) SAP Security
4 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
4 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (21.21%) Service Management
6 6 (18.18%) Change Control
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) CISSP
2 13 (39.39%) CISM
3 12 (36.36%) CISA
3 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) CCNP
4 10 (30.30%) CCNA
5 9 (27.27%) CEH
5 9 (27.27%) GIAC
6 8 (24.24%) CCSA
7 2 (6.06%) CCSP
7 2 (6.06%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (6.06%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (6.06%) GCIA
7 2 (6.06%) GCIH
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 9 (27.27%) McAfee
4 9 (27.27%) Websense
5 8 (24.24%) SAP
5 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 8 (24.24%) Qualys
6 7 (21.21%) Tripwire
7 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
8 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
9 2 (6.06%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) Juniper
9 2 (6.06%) HP
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Intel
9 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.03%) AlgoSec
10 1 (3.03%) Tufin
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