Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 312 347
Rank change year-on-year +62 +35 +11
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 69 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 1.12% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 12
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,875 £41,544 £35,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,350 £50,000
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -25.00%

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 2,582 3,759 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.37% 30.42% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,968 2,786
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 February 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 17 February 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
Cambridgeshire +57 43 £46,250 -22.92% 2
Hertfordshire +37 24 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 58 (84.06%) Security Operations
2 51 (73.91%) CISSP
3 48 (69.57%) SANS
4 47 (68.12%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
6 44 (63.77%) SIEM
7 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
8 40 (57.97%) CCSP
8 40 (57.97%) Firewall
8 40 (57.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 40 (57.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 36 (52.17%) Information Security
9 36 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (44.93%) Splunk
10 31 (44.93%) Retail
11 30 (43.48%) CEH
12 28 (40.58%) CISM
13 27 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (37.68%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (36.23%) Internet
15 25 (36.23%) CSSLP
16 23 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
17 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (31.88%) VMware
17 22 (31.88%) CCNP
18 21 (30.43%) Python
18 21 (30.43%) Linux
18 21 (30.43%) DevOps
19 20 (28.99%) Event Correlation

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 20 (28.99%) ExpressionEngine
1 20 (28.99%) WordPress
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 36 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (28.99%) IaaS
3 20 (28.99%) SaaS
4 11 (15.94%) GitHub
5 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.25%) Office 365
6 3 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.97%) Firewall
2 25 (36.23%) Internet
3 18 (26.09%) DHCP
3 18 (26.09%) DNS
3 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 17 (24.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (23.19%) HTTP
5 16 (23.19%) ICMP
5 16 (23.19%) SNMP
6 15 (21.74%) Wireshark
7 7 (10.14%) VPN
7 7 (10.14%) Wireless
8 3 (4.35%) DKIM
8 3 (4.35%) DMARC
9 2 (2.90%) LAN
9 2 (2.90%) VLAN
9 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
1 11 (15.94%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (44.93%) Retail
2 20 (28.99%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Security Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Incident Manager
2 20 (28.99%) Security Incident Manager
2 20 (28.99%) Security Manager
3 16 (23.19%) SIEM Engineer
3 16 (23.19%) SOC Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Senior Security Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) IT Architect
6 5 (7.25%) IT Security Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Service Architect
6 5 (7.25%) SIEM Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) IT Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Node.js
2 5 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (37.68%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (28.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 15 (21.74%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
6 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (4.35%) PKI
9 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) Mac OS X
3 10 (14.49%) Kali Linux
4 5 (7.25%) Windows
5 3 (4.35%) Unix
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (84.06%) Security Operations
2 45 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (63.77%) SIEM
4 36 (52.17%) Information Security
5 23 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.43%) DevOps
8 20 (28.99%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (28.99%) Event Correlation
8 20 (28.99%) ITIL
8 20 (28.99%) OWASP
8 20 (28.99%) Problem Management
8 20 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (28.99%) Risk Management
8 20 (28.99%) Workflow
9 17 (24.64%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (23.19%) Technical Analysis
11 15 (21.74%) Analytics
11 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 15 (21.74%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) Python
2 16 (23.19%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.25%) Go
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) PHP
3 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (73.91%) CISSP
2 48 (69.57%) SANS
3 47 (68.12%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (57.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 40 (57.97%) CCSP
5 30 (43.48%) CEH
6 28 (40.58%) CISM
7 25 (36.23%) CSSLP
8 22 (31.88%) CCNP
9 20 (28.99%) CCIE
9 20 (28.99%) GCWN
9 20 (28.99%) ISSAP
9 20 (28.99%) ISSEP
9 20 (28.99%) MCSE
9 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (28.99%) RHCA
9 20 (28.99%) RHCE
9 20 (28.99%) VCAP
9 20 (28.99%) VCDX
9 20 (28.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (7.25%) Nessus
2 5 (7.25%) Nmap
2 5 (7.25%) QRadar
3 3 (4.35%) CASB
3 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) Splunk
3 22 (31.88%) VMware
4 20 (28.99%) Cisco
4 20 (28.99%) Red Hat
5 18 (26.09%) Symantec
6 5 (7.25%) Netsparker
6 5 (7.25%) Qualys
6 5 (7.25%) Sophos
7 3 (4.35%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.90%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL