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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 810 879 953
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +74
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 97 88 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.081% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.29% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 25
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%

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
24807 29886 31056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.35% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 24116 24256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +78 97 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South West +16 37 £55,000 -15.38%
Gloucestershire +9 31 £55,000 -26.66%
East of England +19 13 £47,000 -6.00%
Yorkshire +37 11 £35,000 -
London +24 10 £50,000 -25.92%
West Midlands - 10 £38,500 - 1
South East +38 7 £46,500 -11.42% 1
Leeds +35 7 £32,500 -7.14%
West Yorkshire +23 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Staffordshire - 7 £39,500 -
Bristol +9 6 - -
Cheltenham -22 6 £65,000 -13.33%
Hertfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
Watford - 5 £47,500 -
Durham - 5 £45,000 -
North East - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +52 3 £42,500 -52.77%
Surrey +36 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £40,000 -
Bedford - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 - -

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 141 (74.60%) CISSP
2 125 (66.14%) Firewall
3 100 (52.91%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (51.85%) CCNA
5 71 (37.57%) SANS
6 69 (36.51%) Cybersecurity
6 69 (36.51%) Information Security
6 69 (36.51%) Security Cleared
7 68 (35.98%) CEH
8 65 (34.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 63 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
10 61 (32.28%) SIEM
11 59 (31.22%) GIAC
12 54 (28.57%) Linux
13 52 (27.51%) PCI DSS
14 51 (26.98%) MCSE
14 51 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 49 (25.93%) Security+ Certification
15 49 (25.93%) CompTIA Security+
16 46 (24.34%) TCP/IP
17 44 (23.28%) Ethical Hacking
18 43 (22.75%) Network+ Certification
18 43 (22.75%) Linux+ Certification
19 42 (22.22%) CCNP
19 42 (22.22%) C
20 39 (20.63%) Telecoms
20 39 (20.63%) DV Cleared
20 39 (20.63%) Reverse Engineering
21 38 (20.11%) Cisco
21 38 (20.11%) Security Operations

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 14 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.17%) Apache
4 5 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.06%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Office
2 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 125 (66.14%) Firewall
2 46 (24.34%) TCP/IP
3 34 (17.99%) VPN
4 32 (16.93%) Network Security
5 22 (11.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (9.52%) HTTP
7 14 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (6.35%) DNS
8 12 (6.35%) FWSM
8 12 (6.35%) SMTP
8 12 (6.35%) tcpdump
8 12 (6.35%) Wireshark
9 11 (5.82%) Internet
10 9 (4.76%) SSL
11 8 (4.23%) FCoE
11 8 (4.23%) SNMP
12 6 (3.17%) WAN
13 5 (2.65%) MPLS
14 4 (2.12%) DSL
14 4 (2.12%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.99%) Big Data
2 15 (7.94%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 11 (5.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.82%) JIRA
2 7 (3.70%) Redmine
3 4 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.12%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.12%) git-flow
3 4 (2.12%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.11%) Games
3 18 (9.52%) Finance
4 11 (5.82%) Legal
5 6 (3.17%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.17%) Retail
6 5 (2.65%) Electronics
6 5 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.65%) Marketing
7 4 (2.12%) Music Industry
8 3 (1.59%) Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (34.92%) Analyst
2 64 (33.86%) Security Analyst
3 50 (26.46%) Security Engineer
4 26 (13.76%) Network Engineer
5 24 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (10.58%) Operations Analyst
6 20 (10.58%) Security Operations Analyst
7 19 (10.05%) IT Analyst
7 19 (10.05%) IT Security Analyst
8 17 (8.99%) Platform Engineer
8 17 (8.99%) Security Manager
9 16 (8.47%) Consultant
10 14 (7.41%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.88%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (6.88%) Senior Security Analyst
12 11 (5.82%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (5.82%) Software Consultant
12 11 (5.82%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (5.82%) Test Consultant
12 11 (5.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.23%) Java EE
1 25 (13.23%) STL
2 4 (2.12%) .NET
2 4 (2.12%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.12%) Django
2 4 (2.12%) ELK Stack
2 4 (2.12%) LAMP
2 4 (2.12%) Node.js
2 4 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.12%) REST
2 4 (2.12%) SOAP
2 4 (2.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 24 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.82%) Internet of Things
4 10 (5.29%) Cybercrime
5 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.23%) PKI
7 7 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.65%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (2.12%) Social Network
11 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.53%) CESG
12 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.53%) iPad
12 1 (0.53%) Physics
12 1 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.57%) Linux
2 34 (17.99%) Unix
3 32 (16.93%) Windows
4 17 (8.99%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.41%) Android
5 14 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.23%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.51%) Cybersecurity
1 69 (36.51%) Information Security
2 63 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 61 (32.28%) SIEM
4 44 (23.28%) Ethical Hacking
5 39 (20.63%) Reverse Engineering
6 38 (20.11%) Security Operations
7 35 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 32 (16.93%) ITIL
9 29 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (13.23%) DDoS Mitigation
10 25 (13.23%) Multithreading
10 25 (13.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 24 (12.70%) E-Commerce
11 24 (12.70%) Mentoring
12 21 (11.11%) Coaching
13 17 (8.99%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (8.47%) Change Control
14 16 (8.47%) Migration
14 16 (8.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.22%) C
2 31 (16.40%) Python
3 29 (15.34%) Perl
4 25 (13.23%) C#
4 25 (13.23%) C++
4 25 (13.23%) Java
4 25 (13.23%) Objective-C
5 16 (8.47%) Ruby
6 13 (6.88%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.82%) VB
8 8 (4.23%) Korn
9 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.12%) PHP
11 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (74.60%) CISSP
2 100 (52.91%) Cisco Certification
3 98 (51.85%) CCNA
4 71 (37.57%) SANS
5 69 (36.51%) Security Cleared
6 68 (35.98%) CEH
7 59 (31.22%) GIAC
8 51 (26.98%) MCSE
8 51 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (25.93%) CompTIA Security+
9 49 (25.93%) Security+ Certification
10 43 (22.75%) Linux+ Certification
10 43 (22.75%) Network+ Certification
11 42 (22.22%) CCNP
12 39 (20.63%) DV Cleared
13 35 (18.52%) CISM
14 31 (16.40%) Degree
15 26 (13.76%) CCIP
16 25 (13.23%) GCIA
17 23 (12.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (34.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (27.51%) PCI DSS
3 14 (7.41%) COBIT
4 4 (2.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.53%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (16.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.35%) Snort
3 8 (4.23%) NFS
3 8 (4.23%) Samba
3 8 (4.23%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.70%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.12%) Docker
5 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.35%) Puppet
2 9 (4.76%) Nessus
3 8 (4.23%) Ansible
3 8 (4.23%) Nagios
4 4 (2.12%) Kibana
4 4 (2.12%) logstash
4 4 (2.12%) Salt
5 3 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.53%) SCCM
6 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (20.11%) Cisco
2 29 (15.34%) Qualys
3 26 (13.76%) Palo Alto
4 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 19 (10.05%) CheckPoint
6 18 (9.52%) Splunk
7 12 (6.35%) Juniper
8 11 (5.82%) ArcSight
8 11 (5.82%) SolarWinds
9 8 (4.23%) EMC
9 8 (4.23%) Intel Security
9 8 (4.23%) NetApp
9 8 (4.23%) VMware
10 7 (3.70%) Forcepoint
10 7 (3.70%) Tripwire
11 5 (2.65%) SAP
12 4 (2.12%) Google
13 2 (1.06%) CA
14 1 (0.53%) HP
14 1 (0.53%) NetIQ
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