The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 256 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.082% 0.038% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £37,000 - £21,250
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 - £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 - £24,475
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.43% +17.22%
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1713 1311 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.35% 24.71% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1032 1055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,804 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SSCP Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SSCP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire -34 5 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 18 (85.71%) Information Security
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Security+ Certification
3 11 (52.38%) SIEM
4 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 10 (47.62%) McAfee
4 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
4 10 (47.62%) Symantec
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) CISSP
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
7 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 7 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (33.33%) Legal
7 7 (33.33%) CCSA
7 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) CEH
10 4 (19.05%) GCIA
10 4 (19.05%) GCIH
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
1 19 (90.48%) Security Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Principle Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) CESG
1 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (9.52%) RMADS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) SIEM
3 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) ISMS
8 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
8 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
8 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security+ Certification
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) CCSA
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) CEH
7 4 (19.05%) GCIA
7 4 (19.05%) GCIH
8 3 (14.29%) MCP
9 2 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (9.52%) CISM
9 2 (9.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
2 10 (47.62%) Symantec
2 10 (47.62%) McAfee
3 3 (14.29%) Websense
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) ArcSight