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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 428 449 436
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 13 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.009% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.029% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 16
Average salary £30,000 £72,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.62% +61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
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
7210 6822 7913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 31.50% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5351 6816
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire - 8 £30,000 - 1
Surrey - 5 £62,500 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) Information Security
4 15 (55.56%) Degree
5 14 (51.85%) Firewall
6 13 (48.15%) Windows
7 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
8 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
9 10 (37.04%) Linux
10 9 (33.33%) CISA
10 9 (33.33%) CISM
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (29.63%) BGP
11 8 (29.63%) CCNP
11 8 (29.63%) CCNA
11 8 (29.63%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
11 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco
11 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
11 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
11 8 (29.63%) CCSA
11 8 (29.63%) LAMP
12 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
12 7 (25.93%) GIAC
13 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (22.22%) IBM
13 6 (22.22%) Websense
13 6 (22.22%) MS Excel

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) BGP
3 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) OSPF
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (7.41%) DMZ
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Security Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
2 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
2 8 (29.63%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (18.52%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) SAP Security
4 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) SIEM
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 9 (33.33%) CISA
3 9 (33.33%) CISM
4 8 (29.63%) CCSA
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) CCNP
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 7 (25.93%) GIAC
6 5 (18.52%) CEH
7 3 (11.11%) GCIA
7 3 (11.11%) GCIH
8 2 (7.41%) ISEB
8 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 6 (22.22%) Websense
5 5 (18.52%) SAP
5 5 (18.52%) McAfee
5 5 (18.52%) Qualys
6 4 (14.81%) Tripwire
7 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Tufin
7 2 (7.41%) AlgoSec
8 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
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