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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 419 429 421
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 24 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.085% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 13
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -21.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -21.29%
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
6498 7470 6831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 33.23% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5206 5694 5511
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Buckinghamshire - 12 £46,250 -
Surrey +15 9 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Kent -13 2 £32,500 -9.09%
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 - 2
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (91.30%) CISSP
2 26 (56.52%) Information Security
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (43.48%) PCI DSS
5 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (39.13%) SIEM
7 17 (36.96%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (32.61%) CEH
9 14 (30.43%) Business Continuity
9 14 (30.43%) CISM
9 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (28.26%) McAfee
10 13 (28.26%) CISA
11 12 (26.09%) Websense
11 12 (26.09%) Windows
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco
11 12 (26.09%) MS Office
11 12 (26.09%) ArcSight
12 11 (23.91%) Data Protection
12 11 (23.91%) Service Management
12 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
12 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (23.91%) Tripwire
12 11 (23.91%) Qualys
13 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.57%) Malware Analysis
14 9 (19.57%) Cyber Security
14 9 (19.57%) UNIX

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (26.09%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
1 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Analyst
2 26 (56.52%) Security Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) Consultant
4 12 (26.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Security Consultant
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Information Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Information Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) IT Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) SIEM
3 17 (36.96%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Business Continuity
4 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (23.91%) Service Management
5 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (23.91%) Data Protection
6 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
7 9 (19.57%) Malware Analysis
7 9 (19.57%) Cyber Security
8 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (17.39%) Service Continuity Management
8 8 (17.39%) Analytics
8 8 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 8 (17.39%) BCP
9 6 (13.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Perl
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (91.30%) CISSP
2 15 (32.61%) CEH
3 14 (30.43%) CISM
4 13 (28.26%) CISA
5 9 (19.57%) GIAC
6 8 (17.39%) GCIA
6 8 (17.39%) GCIH
6 8 (17.39%) CHFI
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) PCI DSS
2 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) McAfee
3 12 (26.09%) Websense
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 12 (26.09%) ArcSight
4 11 (23.91%) Tripwire
4 11 (23.91%) Qualys
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.17%) FireEye
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