Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 182 325
Rank change year-on-year -77 +143 +29
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 10 153 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.15% 1.54% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 5.44% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 14
East of England median annual salary £63,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £51,375 £33,875 £43,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.11%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,766 2,814 3,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.82% 28.41% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,934 2,936
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,974 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the East of England

SSCP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SSCP in the East of England

SSCP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SSCP in the East of England

SSCP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
Hertfordshire -23 4 £62,500 - 1
Suffolk +6 3 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing SSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) GCIA
4 4 (40.00%) GSEC
4 4 (40.00%) GCIH
4 4 (40.00%) GitHub
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (30.00%) SANS
5 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (30.00%) GIAC
5 3 (30.00%) ISMS
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Linux

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (20.00%) GCP
2 2 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (20.00%) ICMP
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) git-flow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (30.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) GraphQL
1 2 (20.00%) Kafka
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) React
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Fedora
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) ISMS
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (20.00%) API Design
4 2 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) GCIA
2 4 (40.00%) GCIH
2 4 (40.00%) GSEC
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (30.00%) GIAC
3 3 (30.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SANS
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) OpenNMS
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware