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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 412 443 472
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +29
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 19 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.099% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.32% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 4
Median salary £52,500 £41,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -10.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
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
5785 6629 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.73% 31.36% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 5000 6251
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,350 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Berkshire +24 7 £50,000 -13.04%
West Sussex +3 7 £57,500 -
Surrey +4 4 £57,500 +53.33%
Oxfordshire -9 1 - -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South East region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 22 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (71.43%) CISSP
3 18 (64.29%) Qualys
4 16 (57.14%) Information Security
5 14 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 14 (50.00%) Windows
6 12 (42.86%) SANS
7 11 (39.29%) Forcepoint
7 11 (39.29%) Firewall
7 11 (39.29%) CEH
8 10 (35.71%) SIEM
9 9 (32.14%) Change Control
10 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 7 (25.00%) Unix
11 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (25.00%) GCIA
11 7 (25.00%) GCIH
11 7 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (25.00%) Open Source
11 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (25.00%) Analytics
11 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (25.00%) BitLocker
11 7 (25.00%) Security Auditing
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (21.43%) Cyberthreat

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) FWSM
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
1 6 (21.43%) Legal
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Analyst
1 25 (89.29%) Security Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Information Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) SIEM
3 9 (32.14%) Change Control
4 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (25.00%) Open Source
5 7 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (25.00%) Security Auditing
5 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (21.43%) ISMS
7 5 (17.86%) Contingency Planning
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) SANS
3 11 (39.29%) CEH
4 7 (25.00%) GCIA
4 7 (25.00%) GCIH
5 6 (21.43%) CISM
6 5 (17.86%) CISA
7 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) CCNA
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.57%) CCENT
9 1 (3.57%) CCIP
9 1 (3.57%) CCNP
9 1 (3.57%) MCSA
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Qualys
2 11 (39.29%) Forcepoint
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 5 (17.86%) ArcSight
4 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
4 5 (17.86%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) NetScout
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) VMware