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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 405 448 434
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -14
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 34 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.044% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 8
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -24.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £37,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.55% -32.72%
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
6522 7653 7248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.40% 33.71% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5100 5917 5830
Average salary £42,500 £42,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 29 July 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
Surrey +20 13 £50,000 +8.10%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Kent +6 8 £32,500 -12.16%
Berkshire +9 2 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (93.18%) CISSP
2 27 (61.36%) Information Security
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (36.36%) SIEM
5 15 (34.09%) PCI DSS
5 15 (34.09%) CEH
5 15 (34.09%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (34.09%) CISM
6 14 (31.82%) CISA
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco
6 14 (31.82%) MS Office
7 13 (29.55%) McAfee
8 12 (27.27%) Websense
8 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 12 (27.27%) ArcSight
9 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (25.00%) Tripwire
9 11 (25.00%) Qualys
9 11 (25.00%) Service Management
9 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (22.73%) Firewall
10 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
11 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
11 9 (20.45%) GIAC
11 9 (20.45%) ITIL
11 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
12 8 (18.18%) CHFI
12 8 (18.18%) Degree

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (31.82%) MS Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) Wireshark
2 6 (13.64%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Analyst
2 24 (54.55%) Security Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) IT Security Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) Consultant
5 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Security Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Information Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
9 3 (6.82%) IT Security Specialist
10 2 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Information Architect
11 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
11 1 (2.27%) IT Consultant
11 1 (2.27%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) SIEM
3 15 (34.09%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (25.00%) Service Management
4 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
6 9 (20.45%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
7 8 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 8 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 7 (15.91%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (13.64%) Service Continuity Management
9 6 (13.64%) Coaching
9 6 (13.64%) Analytics
9 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) CISSP
2 15 (34.09%) CISM
2 15 (34.09%) CEH
3 14 (31.82%) CISA
4 9 (20.45%) GIAC
5 8 (18.18%) CHFI
5 8 (18.18%) Degree
6 6 (13.64%) GCIA
6 6 (13.64%) GCIH
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CCSP
8 2 (4.55%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (34.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Cisco
3 13 (29.55%) McAfee
4 12 (27.27%) Websense
4 12 (27.27%) ArcSight
5 11 (25.00%) Qualys
5 11 (25.00%) Tripwire
6 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) Intel
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.27%) FireEye
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