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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / South East
Rank 388 445 441
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -4
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.007% 0.026% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.023% 0.082% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 19
Median salary £55,000 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -28.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%

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
4295 6129 6782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.82% 31.33% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 4980 5178
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) CEH
3 7 (58.33%) SANS
4 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 6 (50.00%) OSCP
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) GIAC
4 6 (50.00%) GCIA
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) CISM
6 4 (33.33%) GSEC
6 4 (33.33%) GCIH
6 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Use Case
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) ArcSight Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
5 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (8.33%) Forensic Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) CEH
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) SANS
4 6 (50.00%) GCIA
4 6 (50.00%) GIAC
4 6 (50.00%) OSCP
5 4 (33.33%) CISM
5 4 (33.33%) GCIH
5 4 (33.33%) GSEC
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) CISA
7 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) AlienVault
2 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (16.67%) Thales
2 2 (16.67%) Tufin
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
3 1 (8.33%) VocaLink