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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 421 449 435
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 20 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.026% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.078% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 0
Average salary £41,500 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.27% -
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
6320 7696 7346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.03% 33.58% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 6143 5927
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 May 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
Kent +12 6 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £57,500 - 6
Surrey +26 3 £37,500 -25.00% 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 - 1
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (97.30%) CISSP
2 24 (64.86%) Information Security
3 16 (43.24%) Management Information System
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco
5 13 (35.14%) GIAC
6 12 (32.43%) CISM
7 11 (29.73%) CISA
7 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
7 11 (29.73%) Firewall
7 11 (29.73%) SIEM
7 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (27.03%) CEH
8 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (24.32%) McAfee
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.62%) Websense
10 8 (21.62%) Network Security
10 8 (21.62%) Cyber Security
11 7 (18.92%) Malware Analysis
11 7 (18.92%) Qualys
11 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
11 7 (18.92%) ArcSight
11 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
11 7 (18.92%) Tripwire
11 7 (18.92%) Service Management
11 7 (18.92%) ITIL

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Network Security
3 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
4 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
7 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
7 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
3 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
3 11 (29.73%) SIEM
3 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (21.62%) Cyber Security
6 7 (18.92%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
6 7 (18.92%) Service Management
6 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (16.22%) Service Continuity Management
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) Project Management
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.81%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (97.30%) CISSP
2 13 (35.14%) GIAC
3 12 (32.43%) CISM
4 11 (29.73%) CISA
5 10 (27.03%) CEH
6 6 (16.22%) GCIA
6 6 (16.22%) GCIH
6 6 (16.22%) CHFI
7 5 (13.51%) CCNP
7 5 (13.51%) CCNA
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CCSP
8 4 (10.81%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (10.81%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.70%) Degree
11 1 (2.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) McAfee
4 8 (21.62%) Websense
5 7 (18.92%) Qualys
5 7 (18.92%) ArcSight
5 7 (18.92%) Tripwire
5 7 (18.92%) IBM
6 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) Intel
8 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.41%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HP Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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