The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 844 904 968
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +64
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 92 71 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.064% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 35
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £45,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +30.00%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26060 30356 33112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.62% 27.37% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21080 24061 26252
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSCP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP within the UK.

SSCP Salary Trend in the UK

SSCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

SSCP Salary Histogram in the UK

SSCP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +66 91 £51,500 +10.16% 12
London +56 48 £54,250 -1.36% 3
City of London +66 26 £51,000 +10.86%
South East +27 16 £57,500 +17.94% 1
South West +23 10 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Gloucestershire - 10 £65,000 - 1
West Sussex +3 8 £57,500 -
West Midlands -14 8 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £36,250 - 1
East of England +25 4 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Reading +18 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire +7 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Surrey +23 3 £57,500 +2.22%
Cannock - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 2
North West - 2 £45,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Redhill +10 1 £58,500 +1.73%
Scotland +7 1 £46,000 -16.36%
Cambridge -2 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -12 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Ipswich - 1 £60,000 -
Skipton - 1 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £51,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £60,000 -

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 with a requirement for SSCP.

1 139 (76.37%) CISSP
2 103 (56.59%) Firewall
3 91 (50.00%) Information Security
4 84 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (42.31%) CCNA
6 76 (41.76%) SIEM
7 57 (31.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 56 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
9 51 (28.02%) CISM
10 50 (27.47%) CEH
11 46 (25.27%) Cisco
12 45 (24.73%) Telecoms
13 44 (24.18%) CCNP
13 44 (24.18%) VPN
14 43 (23.63%) Security Cleared
15 40 (21.98%) GCIA
15 40 (21.98%) SANS
16 39 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
17 38 (20.88%) Network Security
18 37 (20.33%) Degree
19 36 (19.78%) TCP/IP
19 36 (19.78%) Active Directory
20 35 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 35 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
21 34 (18.68%) CCIP
22 33 (18.13%) PCI DSS
22 33 (18.13%) DDoS Mitigation
22 33 (18.13%) Palo Alto
23 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
23 31 (17.03%) Finance

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.65%) IaaS
3 3 (1.65%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 103 (56.59%) Firewall
2 44 (24.18%) VPN
3 38 (20.88%) Network Security
4 36 (19.78%) TCP/IP
5 26 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (12.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (12.09%) FWSM
7 22 (12.09%) Internet
8 15 (8.24%) Wireshark
9 14 (7.69%) DNS
9 14 (7.69%) HTTP
9 14 (7.69%) SMTP
9 14 (7.69%) tcpdump
10 8 (4.40%) WAN
11 6 (3.30%) DSL
11 6 (3.30%) ISDN
11 6 (3.30%) LAN
11 6 (3.30%) MPLS
12 4 (2.20%) Extranet
13 3 (1.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.79%) Big Data
2 13 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 13 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (24.73%) Telecoms
2 31 (17.03%) Finance
3 20 (10.99%) Legal
4 9 (4.95%) Games
5 6 (3.30%) Retail
6 5 (2.75%) Electronics
6 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.75%) Marketing
7 4 (2.20%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (28.02%) Security Engineer
2 50 (27.47%) Analyst
3 49 (26.92%) Security Analyst
4 38 (20.88%) Network Engineer
5 37 (20.33%) Security Manager
6 36 (19.78%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (13.19%) Security Officer
8 21 (11.54%) IT Manager
8 21 (11.54%) IT Security Manager
9 18 (9.89%) Information Manager
9 18 (9.89%) Information Security Manager
10 14 (7.69%) Information Analyst
10 14 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
10 14 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
11 13 (7.14%) Information Officer
12 12 (6.59%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (6.59%) Security Operations Analyst
13 10 (5.49%) IT Security Officer
14 9 (4.95%) Software Engineer
15 8 (4.40%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.79%) Java EE
2 13 (7.14%) STL
3 2 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (13.74%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
4 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (10.44%) Internet of Things
6 13 (7.14%) Cybercrime
7 7 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.30%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (2.75%) CESG
10 4 (2.20%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (2.20%) Social Network
11 2 (1.10%) PKI
11 2 (1.10%) Social Media
11 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.55%) Physics
12 1 (0.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.84%) Unix
2 26 (14.29%) Linux
3 22 (12.09%) Windows
4 13 (7.14%) Android
4 13 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.95%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.40%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.00%) Information Security
2 76 (41.76%) SIEM
3 56 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 33 (18.13%) DDoS Mitigation
7 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
8 28 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
9 27 (14.84%) Migration
9 27 (14.84%) Security Operations
10 25 (13.74%) ITIL
11 22 (12.09%) Software Engineering
12 21 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
13 20 (10.99%) Risk Assessment
14 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (10.44%) Risk Management
15 16 (8.79%) Multithreading
15 16 (8.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 14 (7.69%) Data Protection
17 13 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.29%) Perl
1 26 (14.29%) Python
2 23 (12.64%) Ruby
3 20 (10.99%) C
4 16 (8.79%) C++
4 16 (8.79%) Java
5 13 (7.14%) C#
5 13 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 139 (76.37%) CISSP
2 84 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (42.31%) CCNA
4 51 (28.02%) CISM
5 50 (27.47%) CEH
6 44 (24.18%) CCNP
7 43 (23.63%) Security Cleared
8 40 (21.98%) GCIA
8 40 (21.98%) SANS
9 37 (20.33%) Degree
10 34 (18.68%) CCIP
11 30 (16.48%) GIAC
12 27 (14.84%) GCIH
13 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (13.19%) CISA
15 23 (12.64%) MCSE
16 22 (12.09%) CompTIA Security+
16 22 (12.09%) Security+ Certification
17 20 (10.99%) Linux+ Certification
17 20 (10.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (31.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (18.13%) PCI DSS
3 15 (8.24%) COBIT
4 10 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.10%) RMADS
6 1 (0.55%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.55%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.55%) ISO27005
System Software
1 36 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.69%) Snort
3 7 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) Nessus
2 2 (1.10%) Juniper STRM
2 2 (1.10%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.55%) EnCase
3 1 (0.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (25.27%) Cisco
2 33 (18.13%) Palo Alto
3 29 (15.93%) CheckPoint
3 29 (15.93%) Splunk
4 26 (14.29%) Qualys
5 22 (12.09%) Juniper
6 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.04%) ArcSight
8 9 (4.95%) Forcepoint
9 8 (4.40%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.75%) SAP
10 5 (2.75%) Tripwire
11 4 (2.20%) Symantec
12 3 (1.65%) NetIQ
12 3 (1.65%) VMware
13 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.55%) CA
14 1 (0.55%) NetScout
14 1 (0.55%) Remedy
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