The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 432 431 426
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 11 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.054% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 15
Average salary £37,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.10% +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.52% +31.25%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7605 7213 7967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.59% 32.71% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 5804 6849
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SSCP
England

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 July 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 July 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
Kent -9 7 £37,000 -12.94%
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire -4 1 £55,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) PCI DSS
3 10 (62.50%) CISA
4 9 (56.25%) SIEM
5 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (43.75%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
7 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (31.25%) CISSP
9 4 (25.00%) UNIX
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) IBM
9 4 (25.00%) Websense
9 4 (25.00%) Tripwire
9 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
10 3 (18.75%) Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) CISM
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) WAN
10 3 (18.75%) Linux
11 2 (12.50%) MCSE
11 2 (12.50%) SAS
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
11 2 (12.50%) Data Security
11 2 (12.50%) Security Management

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) DMZ
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) SIEM
3 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Security
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) CISA
3 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) GIAC
6 1 (6.25%) GCIA
6 1 (6.25%) GCIH
6 1 (6.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (68.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Websense
2 4 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Tufin
4 1 (6.25%) AlgoSec
4 1 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco