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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / South East
Rank 376 433 453
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +20
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 2 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.047% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Median salary £65,000 £58,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.15%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%

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
4051 6005 6626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 31.32% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3265 4888 5164
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £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 25 February 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
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CEH
2 5 (55.56%) SANS
3 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) GIAC
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) GCIA
3 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) OSCP
4 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Information Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CEH
2 5 (55.56%) SANS
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) GCIA
3 4 (44.44%) GIAC
3 4 (44.44%) OSCP
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) GCIH
5 2 (22.22%) GSEC
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
1 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
1 2 (22.22%) Tufin
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Tripwire