Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 204 230
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 -11
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 20 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.29% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 0.99% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -40.63% +60.00%
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1055 1318 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.82% 29.58% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1033 1347
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 17 December 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
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
SSCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 20 (100.00%) CISSP
1 20 (100.00%) SANS
2 18 (90.00%) CISA
2 18 (90.00%) CISM
3 17 (85.00%) GIAC
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) CSSLP
4 16 (80.00%) Unix
5 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (65.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (60.00%) Symantec
8 12 (60.00%) Sophos
9 11 (55.00%) SIEM
10 8 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (30.00%) Linux
12 5 (25.00%) Finance
13 4 (20.00%) Forcepoint
13 4 (20.00%) Office 365
13 4 (20.00%) Mimecast
13 4 (20.00%) Retail
13 4 (20.00%) PKI
13 4 (20.00%) DKIM
13 4 (20.00%) DMARC
14 3 (15.00%) GDPR
14 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (15.00%) Degree
14 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (15.00%) Data Protection

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Mimecast
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DKIM
1 4 (20.00%) DMARC
2 3 (15.00%) PPP
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (65.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 11 (55.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CISSP
1 20 (100.00%) SANS
2 18 (90.00%) CISA
2 18 (90.00%) CISM
3 17 (85.00%) CSSLP
3 17 (85.00%) GIAC
4 15 (75.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Sophos
2 12 (60.00%) Symantec
3 4 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (15.00%) Apple