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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / East of England
Rank 240 268 265
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 2 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.033% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.32% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Median salary £47,500 £85,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.11% +93.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1722 2180 2230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.65% 29.81% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1711 1759
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 2 £47,500 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 7 (70.00%) CEH
1 7 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (70.00%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) OWASP
3 5 (50.00%) Database Security
3 5 (50.00%) SABSA
3 5 (50.00%) PKI
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Data Security
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL

SSCP
Top Related 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Senior IT Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Database Security
2 5 (50.00%) Information Management
2 5 (50.00%) OWASP
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (50.00%) SABSA
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Data Security
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CEH
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) GSEC
5 1 (10.00%) APMP
5 1 (10.00%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft