Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 338 425
Rank change year-on-year +22 +87 +46
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 6 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.10% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.45% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
City of London median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £39,375 £47,500 £65,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,000 £85,500
Central London median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% -28.57% +7.69%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2237 2650 4118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.08% 22.79% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1991 2348 3541
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the City of London

SSCP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SSCP in the City of London

SSCP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Law
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) DMZ
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (66.67%) Threat Management
3 4 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (66.67%) Multicast
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Multicast
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Burp Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Threat Management
3 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) GCWN
3 1 (16.67%) GISF
3 1 (16.67%) HPE ATP
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Core Impact
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Qualys
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Trustwave