Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 294 337
Rank change year-on-year +83 +43 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 43 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 0.036% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 34 0 2
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 - £34,000
10th Percentile £35,750 - £33,500
90th Percentile £62,500 - £34,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.56% +14.71%

SSCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1810 2752 3723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.45% 31.68% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 2023 2811
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Berkshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SSCP in Berkshire

SSCP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSCP in Berkshire

SSCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 39 £45,000 - 4
Reading +44 2 £75,000 -
SSCP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 43 (100.00%) CISSP
2 42 (97.67%) GIAC
3 41 (95.35%) CEH
3 41 (95.35%) Security Architecture
4 23 (53.49%) Threat Intelligence
5 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (44.19%) CCNP
6 19 (44.19%) Information Security
7 13 (30.23%) CCDP
7 13 (30.23%) Cisco
7 13 (30.23%) Network Security
8 11 (25.58%) Firewall
9 10 (23.26%) VoIP
9 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.26%) Splunk
9 10 (23.26%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Oracle
11 6 (13.95%) GENBAND
12 5 (11.63%) Change Control
12 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (9.30%) Time Management
13 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
13 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
14 3 (6.98%) Machine to Machine
14 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
14 3 (6.98%) BT
15 2 (4.65%) B2B

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Network Security
2 11 (25.58%) Firewall
3 10 (23.26%) VoIP
4 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.33%) FCoE
5 1 (2.33%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Redmine
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Security Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Information Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Information Security Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Security Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
3 13 (30.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.33%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (2.33%) System Design Authority
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Design Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Security Architecture
2 23 (53.49%) Threat Intelligence
3 19 (44.19%) Information Security
4 10 (23.26%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (11.63%) Change Control
7 4 (9.30%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) B2B
8 2 (4.65%) B2C
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.33%) High Availability
9 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Service Management
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) V-Model
9 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) CISSP
2 42 (97.67%) GIAC
3 41 (95.35%) CEH
4 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (44.19%) CCNP
6 13 (30.23%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.33%) SANS
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) NFS
1 1 (2.33%) Samba
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) Splunk
3 6 (13.95%) GENBAND
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) BT
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) VMware