Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 342 376
Rank change year-on-year +16 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 33 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.64% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 17
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £43,250 £35,000 £40,150
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £51,250 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.04% -14.55% +10.00%

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 3670 3734 4736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.44% 28.26% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2888 2944 3859
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +2 20 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire -20 7 £27,792 -40.87% 2
Essex - 6 £52,500 -
SSCP
England

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

1 32 (96.97%) CISSP
2 29 (87.88%) CISM
3 21 (63.64%) SANS
4 19 (57.58%) Data Loss Prevention
5 18 (54.55%) CSSLP
5 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 18 (54.55%) CISA
6 17 (51.52%) GIAC
6 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
6 17 (51.52%) Unix
7 16 (48.48%) Security+ Certification
7 16 (48.48%) CompTIA Security+
7 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (45.45%) Information Security
9 12 (36.36%) Symantec
9 12 (36.36%) Sophos
9 12 (36.36%) SIEM
10 10 (30.30%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) Retail
11 9 (27.27%) Data Protection
12 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
12 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (21.21%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) LAN
14 6 (18.18%) WAN
14 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
14 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
14 6 (18.18%) Data Security
14 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Mimecast
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) DKIM
2 4 (12.12%) DMARC
3 3 (9.09%) PPP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Security Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 6 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Information Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Information Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Operational Security Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) PKI
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Unix
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Data Loss Prevention
2 16 (48.48%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (45.45%) Information Security
4 12 (36.36%) SIEM
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
7 6 (18.18%) Data Security
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
8 5 (15.15%) Data Encryption
8 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (15.15%) Forensic Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) CISSP
2 29 (87.88%) CISM
3 21 (63.64%) SANS
4 18 (54.55%) CISA
4 18 (54.55%) CSSLP
5 17 (51.52%) GIAC
6 16 (48.48%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (48.48%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (3.03%) CCIE
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.03%) GCWN
9 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
9 1 (3.03%) ISSEP
9 1 (3.03%) MCSE
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.03%) RHCA
9 1 (3.03%) RHCE
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Sophos
2 12 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (12.12%) Forcepoint
4 3 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) VMware