Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 112 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - +141
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.92% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £39,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.24% - -
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 239 316 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.44% 23.85% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 211 291 426
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Kent

SSCP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SSCP in Kent

SSCP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 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
Chatham - 6 £32,500 -
SSCP
South East

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

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Security Operations
3 7 (77.78%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) GDPR
5 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
5 3 (33.33%) Web Filtering
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Data Security
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Security Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GDPR
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft