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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 441 426 425
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 10 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.054% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 16
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 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +37.50%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7653 7248 7951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.71% 32.73% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5917 5830 6835
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 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 25 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 -5 7 £37,000 -12.94%
Surrey - 2 £46,250 -
Berkshire -2 1 £55,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (73.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) CISA
4 9 (60.00%) SIEM
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) Internet
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) IBM
8 4 (26.67%) CISSP
8 4 (26.67%) Tripwire
8 4 (26.67%) Websense
8 4 (26.67%) Proofpoint
9 3 (20.00%) Analytics
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) UNIX
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 2 (13.33%) Linux
10 2 (13.33%) MCSE
10 2 (13.33%) SAS
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (13.33%) BCP
10 2 (13.33%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Intranet
10 2 (13.33%) CISM

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (13.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) SIEM
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) BCP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISA
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) GCIA
4 1 (6.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (73.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Websense
2 4 (26.67%) Tripwire
2 4 (26.67%) Proofpoint
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco