Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 337 352
Rank change year-on-year +138 +15 +33
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 153 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.38% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 12
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% +2.17%
10th Percentile £39,375 £44,244 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £49,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

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 3,149 3,506 3,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.44% 30.42% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,217 2,746 3,027
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +0.58% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +84 89 £51,250 -6.82% 3
Cambridgeshire +49 53 £40,000 +43.93% 1
Suffolk - 11 - -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 140 (91.50%) CISSP
2 127 (83.01%) SANS
3 120 (78.43%) Microsoft
4 110 (71.90%) CSSLP
5 109 (71.24%) SIEM
6 98 (64.05%) Security Operations
7 87 (56.86%) GIAC
8 82 (53.59%) Symantec
8 82 (53.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 79 (51.63%) Firewall
9 79 (51.63%) Retail
10 70 (45.75%) Data Loss Prevention
11 69 (45.10%) Cybersecurity
12 66 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
13 65 (42.48%) CISM
14 63 (41.18%) CISA
14 63 (41.18%) Windows
15 61 (39.87%) MCSE
15 61 (39.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 60 (39.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 59 (38.56%) Security Operations Centre
18 57 (37.25%) Information Security
19 55 (35.95%) Red Hat
19 55 (35.95%) Splunk
20 52 (33.99%) CCNP
21 51 (33.33%) VMware
22 50 (32.68%) GCWN
22 50 (32.68%) RHCA
22 50 (32.68%) ISSAP
22 50 (32.68%) ISSEP

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 6 (3.92%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.96%) Apache
2 3 (1.96%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.11%) Office 365
3 15 (9.80%) Mimecast
4 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (5.23%) GitHub
6 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (51.63%) Firewall
2 33 (21.57%) Wireshark
3 29 (18.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (11.11%) HTTP
4 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.80%) DKIM
5 15 (9.80%) DMARC
6 11 (7.19%) DHCP
6 11 (7.19%) DNS
6 11 (7.19%) ICMP
6 11 (7.19%) SNMP
7 6 (3.92%) SSL
8 5 (3.27%) Broadband
8 5 (3.27%) VPN
8 5 (3.27%) Wireless
9 3 (1.96%) Internet
9 3 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) Big Data
2 6 (3.92%) Apache Hive
2 6 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.92%) MySQL
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (9.15%) JIRA
2 11 (7.19%) Metasploit
3 8 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.92%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.92%) CodeSonar
4 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.92%) git-flow
4 6 (3.92%) Robot Framework
4 6 (3.92%) Selenium
General
1 79 (51.63%) Retail
2 9 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (37.25%) Security Engineer
2 38 (24.84%) Analyst
3 29 (18.95%) Security Manager
4 28 (18.30%) Engineering Manager
5 26 (16.99%) SIEM Analyst
5 26 (16.99%) SOC Analyst
6 18 (11.76%) SIEM Engineer
6 18 (11.76%) SOC Engineer
7 17 (11.11%) Architect
7 17 (11.11%) IT Architect
7 17 (11.11%) IT Security Architect
7 17 (11.11%) Security Analyst
7 17 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 17 (11.11%) Service Architect
8 9 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Application Security Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Web Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) .NET
1 6 (3.92%) .NET Framework
1 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
1 6 (3.92%) Django
1 6 (3.92%) Java EE
1 6 (3.92%) LAMP
1 6 (3.92%) Node.js
1 6 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (3.92%) REST
1 6 (3.92%) SOAP
1 6 (3.92%) Spring MVC
1 6 (3.92%) STL
2 3 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 59 (38.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 41 (26.80%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (23.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 22 (14.38%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (13.07%) Data Centre
7 15 (9.80%) PKI
8 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
9 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
10 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.18%) Windows
2 49 (32.03%) Unix
3 31 (20.26%) Linux
4 17 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 14 (9.15%) Kali Linux
6 6 (3.92%) Android
6 6 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.27%) CentOS
7 5 (3.27%) Fedora
7 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (71.24%) SIEM
2 98 (64.05%) Security Operations
3 70 (45.75%) Data Loss Prevention
4 69 (45.10%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (39.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 57 (37.25%) Information Security
7 50 (32.68%) Event Correlation
8 47 (30.72%) Risk Management
9 43 (28.10%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (27.45%) Security Architecture
11 39 (25.49%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 39 (25.49%) Identity Access Management
11 39 (25.49%) Performance Monitoring
12 36 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
13 34 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
14 33 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (21.57%) Analytics
14 33 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 31 (20.26%) Due Diligence
15 31 (20.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.92%) Python
2 17 (11.11%) Java
3 16 (10.46%) PHP
4 14 (9.15%) Bash Shell
4 14 (9.15%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.50%) C
6 10 (6.54%) Go
6 10 (6.54%) Perl
6 10 (6.54%) Ruby
7 6 (3.92%) C#
7 6 (3.92%) C++
7 6 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 140 (91.50%) CISSP
2 127 (83.01%) SANS
3 110 (71.90%) CSSLP
4 87 (56.86%) GIAC
5 82 (53.59%) CompTIA Security+
6 66 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (42.48%) CISM
8 63 (41.18%) CISA
9 61 (39.87%) MCSE
9 61 (39.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 52 (33.99%) CCNP
11 50 (32.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 50 (32.68%) CCSP
11 50 (32.68%) GCWN
11 50 (32.68%) ISSAP
11 50 (32.68%) ISSEP
11 50 (32.68%) RHCA
11 50 (32.68%) RHCE
12 46 (30.07%) VCAP
12 46 (30.07%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.19%) Docker
3 6 (3.92%) vSphere
4 5 (3.27%) NFS
4 5 (3.27%) Samba
4 5 (3.27%) VirtualBox
4 5 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.27%) Xen
5 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (21.57%) RSA Security Analytics
2 12 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (7.19%) Nessus
3 11 (7.19%) Nmap
3 11 (7.19%) Puppet
4 7 (4.58%) CASB
5 6 (3.92%) Salt
6 5 (3.27%) Ansible
6 5 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.27%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.27%) Nagios
6 5 (3.27%) OpenNMS
6 5 (3.27%) vCenter Server
6 5 (3.27%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 120 (78.43%) Microsoft
2 82 (53.59%) Symantec
3 55 (35.95%) Red Hat
3 55 (35.95%) Splunk
4 51 (33.33%) VMware
5 50 (32.68%) Cisco
6 49 (32.03%) Sophos
7 15 (9.80%) Forcepoint
8 11 (7.19%) Netsparker
8 11 (7.19%) Qualys
9 10 (6.54%) ArcSight
9 10 (6.54%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.27%) BT
10 5 (3.27%) Cloudera
10 5 (3.27%) Dell
10 5 (3.27%) EMC
10 5 (3.27%) Hortonworks
10 5 (3.27%) NetApp
10 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds