The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.054% - 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,325
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.31%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 623 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.30% 26.26% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 316 432 430
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SSCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Birmingham

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Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SSCP in Birmingham

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 5 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (80.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) GCFA
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) GREM
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (60.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) GCFE
4 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Sentinel
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) NetIQ
4 2 (40.00%) Intel Security

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (40.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
5 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
5 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 3 (60.00%) GCFA
2 3 (60.00%) GCFE
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) GREM
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (40.00%) NetIQ