The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / South West
Rank 212 227 238
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 17 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.29% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.87% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 6
Median salary £45,000 £75,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +97.36%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1533 1836 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.89% 33.30% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1487 1532
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SSCP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the South West region.

SSCP Salary Trend in the South West

SSCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SSCP Salary Histogram in the South West

SSCP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Gloucestershire -17 14 £45,000 -40.00%
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 59 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 59 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (89.83%) CISSP
2 53 (89.83%) GIAC
3 50 (84.75%) Network+ Certification
3 50 (84.75%) Linux+ Certification
3 50 (84.75%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (84.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (84.75%) CCNA
3 50 (84.75%) C
3 50 (84.75%) Linux
3 50 (84.75%) MCSE
3 50 (84.75%) SANS
4 46 (77.97%) DV Cleared
5 41 (69.49%) Software Engineering
6 40 (67.80%) Ethical Hacking
6 40 (67.80%) Penetration Testing
6 40 (67.80%) Reverse Engineering
6 40 (67.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 40 (67.80%) Security+ Certification
7 38 (64.41%) Firewall
7 38 (64.41%) TCP/IP
8 28 (47.46%) STL
8 28 (47.46%) C#
8 28 (47.46%) C++
8 28 (47.46%) Java
8 28 (47.46%) Objective-C
8 28 (47.46%) Multithreading
8 28 (47.46%) Java EE
9 25 (42.37%) Mentoring

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (27.12%) Apache Pig
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 38 (64.41%) Firewall
1 38 (64.41%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.95%) FCoE
2 10 (16.95%) SNMP
3 6 (10.17%) HTTP
3 6 (10.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) Big Data
2 16 (27.12%) Apache Hive
2 16 (27.12%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) JIRA
2 10 (16.95%) Redmine
3 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (10.17%) Bitbucket
3 6 (10.17%) CodeSonar
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) git-flow
3 6 (10.17%) Robot Framework
3 6 (10.17%) Selenium
General
1 25 (42.37%) Games
2 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Platform Engineer
2 16 (27.12%) Software Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Software Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Test Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Network Systems Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.78%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) Java EE
1 28 (47.46%) STL
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
2 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.17%) Django
2 6 (10.17%) LAMP
2 6 (10.17%) Node.js
2 6 (10.17%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (10.17%) REST
2 6 (10.17%) SOAP
2 6 (10.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Cybercrime
2 3 (5.08%) CESG
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Android
2 16 (27.12%) Apple iOS
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 12 (20.34%) Unix
5 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (69.49%) Software Engineering
3 40 (67.80%) Ethical Hacking
3 40 (67.80%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (67.80%) Reverse Engineering
4 28 (47.46%) Multithreading
5 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (42.37%) Coaching
5 25 (42.37%) Mentoring
6 16 (27.12%) User Stories
7 10 (16.95%) High Availability
7 10 (16.95%) Mobile Development
8 6 (10.17%) API Design
8 6 (10.17%) ArchiMate
8 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) Kanban
8 6 (10.17%) Matrix Management
8 6 (10.17%) MODAF
8 6 (10.17%) Supplier Management
8 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) C
2 28 (47.46%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) C++
2 28 (47.46%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) Objective-C
3 18 (30.51%) Python
4 16 (27.12%) Bash Shell
5 12 (20.34%) Perl
5 12 (20.34%) VB
6 10 (16.95%) Korn
7 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.17%) PHP
7 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (89.83%) CISSP
2 53 (89.83%) GIAC
3 50 (84.75%) CCNA
3 50 (84.75%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (84.75%) Linux+ Certification
3 50 (84.75%) MCSE
3 50 (84.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (84.75%) Network+ Certification
3 50 (84.75%) SANS
4 46 (77.97%) DV Cleared
5 40 (67.80%) CompTIA Security+
5 40 (67.80%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (15.25%) Degree
7 3 (5.08%) GCIH
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) NFS
1 10 (16.95%) Samba
1 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.17%) Docker
3 6 (10.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Ansible
2 10 (16.95%) Nagios
3 6 (10.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) EMC
1 10 (16.95%) NetApp
1 10 (16.95%) SolarWinds
1 10 (16.95%) VMware
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft