Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 218 217
Rank change year-on-year +75 -1 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 79 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.046% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% +6.21%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,197 1,165 1,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.93% 26.70% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 908 919 1,241
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Hertfordshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SSCP in Hertfordshire

SSCP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Welwyn Garden City - 45 - -
St Albans - 3 £52,500 -
Hatfield - 1 £52,500 -
SSCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 62 (78.48%) CISSP
2 56 (70.89%) SIEM
3 55 (69.62%) CompTIA Security+
4 52 (65.82%) GIAC
4 52 (65.82%) CISA
4 52 (65.82%) CISM
5 51 (64.56%) CSSLP
6 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
7 49 (62.03%) SANS
8 45 (56.96%) Security Operations
8 45 (56.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 44 (55.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (53.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 42 (53.16%) Identity Access Management
10 42 (53.16%) Security Architecture
10 42 (53.16%) Performance Monitoring
11 34 (43.04%) Unix
11 34 (43.04%) Windows
11 34 (43.04%) Symantec
11 34 (43.04%) Sophos
12 28 (35.44%) Splunk
13 27 (34.18%) Technical Analysis
13 27 (34.18%) Firewall
13 27 (34.18%) GSEC
13 27 (34.18%) Information Security
14 26 (32.91%) Degree
14 26 (32.91%) Python
15 25 (31.65%) Due Diligence
16 24 (30.38%) DevOps
16 24 (30.38%) Retail

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (3.80%) Apache
1 3 (3.80%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.72%) GitHub
3 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (10.13%) Mimecast
4 8 (10.13%) Office 365
5 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) Firewall
2 17 (21.52%) DHCP
2 17 (21.52%) DNS
2 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
3 16 (20.25%) HTTP
3 16 (20.25%) ICMP
3 16 (20.25%) SNMP
4 8 (10.13%) DKIM
4 8 (10.13%) DMARC
5 3 (3.80%) Internet
5 3 (3.80%) VPN
5 3 (3.80%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
1 14 (17.72%) JIRA
2 10 (12.66%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (30.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Security Engineer
2 21 (26.58%) Security Manager
3 20 (25.32%) Engineering Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (56.96%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (20.25%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.13%) PKI
6 3 (3.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Unix
1 34 (43.04%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) Mac OS X
4 13 (16.46%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) SIEM
2 45 (56.96%) Security Operations
3 44 (55.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 42 (53.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 42 (53.16%) Identity Access Management
4 42 (53.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 42 (53.16%) Security Architecture
5 27 (34.18%) Information Security
5 27 (34.18%) Technical Analysis
6 25 (31.65%) Due Diligence
7 24 (30.38%) DevOps
8 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (27.85%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (27.85%) Use Case
10 13 (16.46%) Analytical Thinking
10 13 (16.46%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (12.66%) Open Source
12 10 (12.66%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Python
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 9 (11.39%) Go
3 9 (11.39%) Perl
3 9 (11.39%) PHP
3 9 (11.39%) Ruby
4 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (78.48%) CISSP
2 55 (69.62%) CompTIA Security+
3 52 (65.82%) CISA
3 52 (65.82%) CISM
3 52 (65.82%) GIAC
4 51 (64.56%) CSSLP
5 49 (62.03%) SANS
6 27 (34.18%) GSEC
7 26 (32.91%) Degree
8 23 (29.11%) CEH
9 17 (21.52%) GCIA
9 17 (21.52%) GCIH
10 10 (12.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (5.06%) OSCP
12 3 (3.80%) A+ Certification
12 3 (3.80%) CCENT
12 3 (3.80%) CCNA
12 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (1.27%) OSCE
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Nessus
1 10 (12.66%) Nmap
2 5 (6.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.80%) QRadar
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 34 (43.04%) Sophos
2 34 (43.04%) Symantec
3 28 (35.44%) Splunk
4 10 (12.66%) ArcSight
4 10 (12.66%) LogRhythm
4 10 (12.66%) Netsparker
4 10 (12.66%) Qualys
5 8 (10.13%) Forcepoint