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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 439 461 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.021% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.064% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
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 24 April 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
Berkshire - 5 £50,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £41,500 -
Surrey +12 2 £47,500 +2.70%
Middlesex - 1 - -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (100.00%) CISSP
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) Security Architecture
3 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Management Information System
4 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
4 12 (38.71%) GIAC
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) CCNP
5 10 (32.26%) CCNA
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (25.81%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (25.81%) Network Security
7 8 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (25.81%) SAP Security
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.81%) SAP
7 8 (25.81%) CISA
7 8 (25.81%) CISM
8 7 (22.58%) IBM
8 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
8 7 (22.58%) CEH
8 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security
3 6 (19.35%) BGP
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (9.68%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) OSPF
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Security Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Security Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Security Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Information Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Information Security
1 18 (58.06%) Security Architecture
2 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
3 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (25.81%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (25.81%) SAP Security
4 8 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
8 3 (9.68%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) Cyber Security
8 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
8 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.45%) Malware Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (38.71%) GIAC
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCNA
4 8 (25.81%) CISA
4 8 (25.81%) CISM
5 7 (22.58%) CEH
6 6 (19.35%) Degree
6 6 (19.35%) CCSA
7 4 (12.90%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (12.90%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (12.90%) CCSP
8 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (3.23%) CHFI
9 1 (3.23%) GCIA
9 1 (3.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (19.35%) McAfee
6 5 (16.13%) Websense
6 5 (16.13%) Sourcefire
7 4 (12.90%) Qualys
7 4 (12.90%) ArcSight
7 4 (12.90%) Tripwire
7 4 (12.90%) Intel
8 2 (6.45%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago