Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 256 232
Rank change year-on-year +91 -24 +123
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 15 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.10% 0.21% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.72% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 39
Median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £45,750 £45,375 £35,750
90th Percentile £57,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -9.09%

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 786 2,074 3,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.05% 28.43% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 542 1,498 2,330
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +9.89%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SSCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Suffolk +17 2 £52,500 -4.55%
Hertfordshire +66 1 - -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS

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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) git-flow
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Science Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Fedora
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
1 1 (33.33%) OpenNMS
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) VMware