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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 422 405 429
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 20 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.080% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 14
Average salary £42,500 £52,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.43% +31.87%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.43% +17.22%
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
7498 6805 7821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.02% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5711 5479 6694
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Surrey +2 10 £50,000 +8.10%
Kent -2 7 £37,000 -12.94%
Berkshire -11 3 £55,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) CISA
3 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (61.54%) PCI DSS
4 15 (57.69%) Degree
5 13 (50.00%) CISSP
6 11 (42.31%) CISM
6 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 11 (42.31%) SIEM
7 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
8 9 (34.62%) Websense
8 9 (34.62%) IBM
8 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
8 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) UNIX
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 7 (26.92%) Tripwire
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
11 5 (19.23%) McAfee
11 5 (19.23%) LAN
11 5 (19.23%) WAN
11 5 (19.23%) CEH
11 5 (19.23%) Qualys
11 5 (19.23%) Analytics
11 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (15.38%) Network Security

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
3 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) DMZ
6 2 (7.69%) Intranet
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Analyst
1 20 (76.92%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) IT Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) SIEM
3 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Security
7 2 (7.69%) Security Management
7 2 (7.69%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CISA
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) CISSP
4 11 (42.31%) CISM
5 5 (19.23%) CEH
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) GCIA
7 3 (11.54%) GCIH
8 2 (7.69%) GIAC
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) MCSE
8 2 (7.69%) ISEB
8 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (61.54%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
1 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
1 9 (34.62%) Websense
2 7 (26.92%) Tripwire
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) McAfee
4 5 (19.23%) Qualys
5 4 (15.38%) Proofpoint
6 2 (7.69%) Tufin
6 2 (7.69%) AlgoSec
6 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
6 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat