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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 416 458 439
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 30 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.14% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
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
6599 7735 7422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.41% 33.86% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5094 6070 6009
Average salary £43,500 £42,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 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 7 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 +23 13 £50,000 - 1
Kent +4 8 £32,500 -12.16%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £48,750 -
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 46 (95.83%) CISSP
2 34 (70.83%) Information Security
3 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (41.67%) Cisco
4 20 (41.67%) CISM
4 20 (41.67%) CEH
5 19 (39.58%) CISA
6 17 (35.42%) Risk Management
6 17 (35.42%) McAfee
7 16 (33.33%) MS Office
7 16 (33.33%) Websense
7 16 (33.33%) SIEM
8 15 (31.25%) ArcSight
8 15 (31.25%) Qualys
8 15 (31.25%) Tripwire
8 15 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (31.25%) Firewall
8 15 (31.25%) Service Management
9 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
10 13 (27.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (25.00%) Security Architecture
11 12 (25.00%) Windows
12 11 (22.92%) GIAC
12 11 (22.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
13 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
14 9 (18.75%) ITIL
14 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
15 8 (16.67%) Degree
15 8 (16.67%) CHFI

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 16 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) Network Security
3 6 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.08%) SSL
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Analyst
2 25 (52.08%) Security Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Consultant
5 8 (16.67%) Architect
5 8 (16.67%) Security Architect
6 7 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Information Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (10.42%) Security Consultant
9 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
9 4 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
10 3 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
10 3 (6.25%) Security Specialist
11 2 (4.17%) Information Architect
11 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 2 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
11 2 (4.17%) Security Manager
11 2 (4.17%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) Risk Management
3 16 (33.33%) SIEM
4 15 (31.25%) Service Management
4 15 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 11 (22.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) Change Control
8 8 (16.67%) Cyber Security
9 7 (14.58%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
10 6 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Service Continuity Management
10 6 (12.50%) Coaching
10 6 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (10.42%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Perl
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (95.83%) CISSP
2 20 (41.67%) CISM
2 20 (41.67%) CEH
3 19 (39.58%) CISA
4 11 (22.92%) GIAC
5 8 (16.67%) CHFI
5 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 6 (12.50%) GCIA
6 6 (12.50%) GCIH
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (8.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.33%) CCSP
8 4 (8.33%) CCNP
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
9 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.42%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) Cisco
3 17 (35.42%) McAfee
4 16 (33.33%) Websense
5 15 (31.25%) Tripwire
5 15 (31.25%) Qualys
5 15 (31.25%) ArcSight
6 7 (14.58%) IBM
7 5 (10.42%) Sourcefire
8 4 (8.33%) Intel
9 2 (4.17%) HP
9 2 (4.17%) SAP
10 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) Juniper
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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