Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 325 344
Rank change year-on-year +133 +19 +39
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 143 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 0.84% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 20
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,625 £43,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year -12.38% +11.11% -12.09%

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 2,930 3,694 3,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.85% 30.95% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 2,902 2,951
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +1.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +71 83 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +71 49 £52,500 +88.90% 3
Suffolk - 11 - -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 123 (86.01%) CISSP
2 120 (83.92%) SANS
3 111 (77.62%) Microsoft
4 102 (71.33%) Security Operations
5 100 (69.93%) SIEM
6 97 (67.83%) CSSLP
7 80 (55.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 75 (52.45%) GIAC
9 73 (51.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 69 (48.25%) Retail
11 68 (47.55%) Firewall
12 67 (46.85%) CISM
12 67 (46.85%) Symantec
13 64 (44.76%) Cisco Certification
13 64 (44.76%) Cybersecurity
14 63 (44.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (41.26%) CISA
16 55 (38.46%) Windows
16 55 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
17 51 (35.66%) Application Performance Monitoring
17 51 (35.66%) Identity Access Management
17 51 (35.66%) Performance Monitoring
17 51 (35.66%) Security Architecture
17 51 (35.66%) MCSE
17 51 (35.66%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (32.17%) Information Security
19 45 (31.47%) VMware
19 45 (31.47%) CCSP
19 45 (31.47%) Red Hat
19 45 (31.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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 (4.20%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.50%) Apache
2 5 (3.50%) ExpressionEngine
2 5 (3.50%) IIS
2 5 (3.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.59%) Office 365
3 15 (10.49%) Mimecast
4 12 (8.39%) GitHub
4 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.50%) IaaS
5 5 (3.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (47.55%) Firewall
2 23 (16.08%) HTTP
2 23 (16.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (16.08%) TCP/IP
2 23 (16.08%) Wireshark
3 17 (11.89%) DHCP
3 17 (11.89%) DNS
3 17 (11.89%) ICMP
3 17 (11.89%) SNMP
4 15 (10.49%) DKIM
4 15 (10.49%) DMARC
5 10 (6.99%) Internet
6 8 (5.59%) VPN
6 8 (5.59%) Wireless
7 6 (4.20%) SSL
8 5 (3.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) Big Data
2 6 (4.20%) Apache Hive
2 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.20%) MySQL
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) JIRA
2 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.39%) Metasploit
3 6 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (4.20%) Bitbucket
3 6 (4.20%) CodeSonar
3 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.20%) git-flow
3 6 (4.20%) Robot Framework
3 6 (4.20%) Selenium
General
1 69 (48.25%) Retail
2 5 (3.50%) Publishing
3 1 (0.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 34 (23.78%) Security Manager
3 28 (19.58%) Engineering Manager
4 25 (17.48%) Analyst
5 23 (16.08%) SIEM Engineer
5 23 (16.08%) SOC Analyst
5 23 (16.08%) SOC Engineer
6 18 (12.59%) SIEM Analyst
7 17 (11.89%) Architect
7 17 (11.89%) IT Architect
7 17 (11.89%) IT Security Architect
7 17 (11.89%) Security Architect
7 17 (11.89%) Service Architect
8 12 (8.39%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Incident Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) Node.js
2 6 (4.20%) .NET
2 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.20%) Django
2 6 (4.20%) Java EE
2 6 (4.20%) LAMP
2 6 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (4.20%) REST
2 6 (4.20%) SOAP
2 6 (4.20%) Spring MVC
2 6 (4.20%) STL
3 5 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 73 (51.05%) Security Operations Centre
2 36 (25.17%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (24.48%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (19.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 23 (16.08%) Cyberthreat
6 22 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 17 (11.89%) Management Information System
8 15 (10.49%) PKI
9 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (38.46%) Windows
2 44 (30.77%) Unix
3 40 (27.97%) Linux
4 23 (16.08%) Mac OS X
5 17 (11.89%) Kali Linux
6 6 (4.20%) Android
6 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.50%) CentOS
7 5 (3.50%) Fedora
7 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (71.33%) Security Operations
2 100 (69.93%) SIEM
3 64 (44.76%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (44.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 55 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
6 51 (35.66%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 51 (35.66%) Identity Access Management
6 51 (35.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 51 (35.66%) Security Architecture
7 46 (32.17%) Information Security
8 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (27.97%) Event Correlation
9 40 (27.97%) Risk Management
10 35 (24.48%) Penetration Testing
10 35 (24.48%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (23.08%) Due Diligence
11 33 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 29 (20.28%) DevOps
12 29 (20.28%) Reverse Engineering
13 28 (19.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.97%) Python
2 23 (16.08%) Java
3 18 (12.59%) PHP
4 16 (11.19%) Bash Shell
4 16 (11.19%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.79%) C
6 12 (8.39%) Go
6 12 (8.39%) Perl
6 12 (8.39%) Ruby
7 6 (4.20%) C#
7 6 (4.20%) C++
7 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 123 (86.01%) CISSP
2 120 (83.92%) SANS
3 97 (67.83%) CSSLP
4 80 (55.94%) CompTIA Security+
5 75 (52.45%) GIAC
6 67 (46.85%) CISM
7 64 (44.76%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (41.26%) CISA
9 51 (35.66%) MCSE
9 51 (35.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (31.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 45 (31.47%) CCSP
11 43 (30.07%) CCNP
12 40 (27.97%) CCIE
12 40 (27.97%) GCWN
12 40 (27.97%) ISSAP
12 40 (27.97%) ISSEP
12 40 (27.97%) RHCA
12 40 (27.97%) RHCE
12 40 (27.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.69%) Docker
3 6 (4.20%) vSphere
4 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.50%) NFS
4 5 (3.50%) Samba
4 5 (3.50%) VirtualBox
4 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (16.08%) RSA Security Analytics
2 12 (8.39%) Nessus
2 12 (8.39%) Nmap
3 11 (7.69%) Puppet
4 7 (4.90%) CASB
4 7 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.20%) Salt
6 5 (3.50%) Ansible
6 5 (3.50%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.50%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.50%) Nagios
6 5 (3.50%) OpenNMS
6 5 (3.50%) QRadar
6 5 (3.50%) vCenter Server
6 5 (3.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (77.62%) Microsoft
2 67 (46.85%) Symantec
3 45 (31.47%) Red Hat
3 45 (31.47%) VMware
4 44 (30.77%) Sophos
5 42 (29.37%) Splunk
6 40 (27.97%) Cisco
7 15 (10.49%) Forcepoint
8 12 (8.39%) Netsparker
8 12 (8.39%) Qualys
9 5 (3.50%) BT
9 5 (3.50%) Cloudera
9 5 (3.50%) Dell
9 5 (3.50%) EMC
9 5 (3.50%) Hortonworks
9 5 (3.50%) NetApp
9 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.40%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.40%) LogRhythm