The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 247 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.071% 0.038% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £21,250
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 - £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 - £24,475
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-29.52% +31.25%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1692 1385 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.88% 26.16% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1050 1085
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SSCP
England

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
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 28 July 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 -33 4 £34,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (91.67%) Information Security
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) McAfee
2 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 16 (66.67%) Symantec
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (54.17%) Legal
3 13 (54.17%) Security+ Certification
3 13 (54.17%) CCNA
3 13 (54.17%) CCSA
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (41.67%) SIEM
6 9 (37.50%) ITIL
7 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
8 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
8 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (25.00%) Firewall
9 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.83%) MCP
10 5 (20.83%) CISSP
11 4 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (12.50%) Juniper

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 3 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (54.17%) Legal
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Analyst
1 24 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Information Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Principle Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (41.67%) SIEM
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
4 7 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (54.17%) Security+ Certification
1 13 (54.17%) CCNA
1 13 (54.17%) CCSA
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (20.83%) MCP
5 5 (20.83%) CISSP
6 4 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (12.50%) CEH
7 3 (12.50%) GCIA
7 3 (12.50%) GCIH
8 2 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) McAfee
2 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 16 (66.67%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) Websense
4 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight