The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 205 172 177
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.080% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £21,250
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 - £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £24,475
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £54,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +27.05%
SSCP
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1196 928 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.96% 25.49% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 955 716 701
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SSCP Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

SSCP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Bradford - 2 £37,000 -
Leeds -27 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 -
SSCP
Yorkshire

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 17 (85.00%) Information Security
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (55.00%) Symantec
2 11 (55.00%) Security+ Certification
2 11 (55.00%) McAfee
2 11 (55.00%) SIEM
3 10 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (40.00%) CCSA
5 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Legal
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (35.00%) CISSP
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) MCP
9 4 (20.00%) CEH
9 4 (20.00%) GCIA

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
1 19 (95.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Principle Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) CESG
1 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.00%) RMADS
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) SIEM
3 10 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.00%) Document Management
9 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
9 1 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) ISMS
9 1 (5.00%) CRM
9 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security+ Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (40.00%) CCSA
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) CISSP
5 6 (30.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) MCP
6 4 (20.00%) CEH
6 4 (20.00%) GCIA
6 4 (20.00%) GCIH
7 3 (15.00%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (10.00%) GIAC
9 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (55.00%) Symantec
2 11 (55.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) Websense
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) ArcSight