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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 237 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £75,000 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.90%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1904 1872 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.50% 31.09% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1527 1266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire - 10 £75,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 38 (95.00%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (92.50%) GIAC
3 37 (92.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 37 (92.50%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (85.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 34 (85.00%) Java EE
4 34 (85.00%) Multithreading
4 34 (85.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 34 (85.00%) Hadoop
4 34 (85.00%) Android
4 34 (85.00%) Apache Hive
4 34 (85.00%) Apple iOS
4 34 (85.00%) Objective-C
4 34 (85.00%) Firewall
4 34 (85.00%) Telecoms
4 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (85.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (85.00%) CCNA
4 34 (85.00%) C
4 34 (85.00%) C#
4 34 (85.00%) C++
4 34 (85.00%) Java
4 34 (85.00%) STL
4 34 (85.00%) Linux
4 34 (85.00%) MCSE
4 34 (85.00%) TCP/IP
4 34 (85.00%) Apache Pig
4 34 (85.00%) Big Data
4 34 (85.00%) Mobile Development

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 34 (85.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) Firewall
1 34 (85.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) Apache Hive
1 34 (85.00%) Big Data
1 34 (85.00%) Hadoop
General
1 34 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (45.00%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (42.50%) Principal Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Software Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Information Officer
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.50%) Big Data Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Hadoop Developer
9 1 (2.50%) iOS Android Developer
9 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.50%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) Java EE
1 34 (85.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) Cybercrime
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Android
1 34 (85.00%) Apple iOS
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (92.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 37 (92.50%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (85.00%) Mobile Development
3 34 (85.00%) Multithreading
3 34 (85.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
5 20 (50.00%) Coaching
6 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) ISMS
7 3 (7.50%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (7.50%) SIEM
8 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) C
1 34 (85.00%) C#
1 34 (85.00%) C++
1 34 (85.00%) Java
1 34 (85.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) CISSP
2 37 (92.50%) GIAC
3 34 (85.00%) CCNA
3 34 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (85.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 34 (85.00%) MCSE
3 34 (85.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (85.00%) SANS
4 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) CISM
7 3 (7.50%) GCIA
7 3 (7.50%) GCIH
8 2 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.50%) CISA
9 1 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA