Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 219 269
Rank change year-on-year +3 +50 +13
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.24% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 1.03% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 5
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45% +86.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £48,635 £35,350 £41,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.09% -3.38%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 983 1266 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.73% 23.45% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 782 1097 1258
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £23,525 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Leeds

SSCP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SSCP in Leeds

SSCP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSCP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
1 11 (100.00%) CISM
2 10 (90.91%) Information Security
3 9 (81.82%) CISA
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 8 (72.73%) CCNA
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) CEH
5 6 (54.55%) CISMP
6 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (45.45%) CCIE
6 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
7 4 (36.36%) OWASP
7 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
7 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
7 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) SIEM
7 4 (36.36%) FortiGate
7 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
7 4 (36.36%) SANS
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Information Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) OWASP
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Auditing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Audit
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISM
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) CISA
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) CEH
4 6 (54.55%) CISMP
5 5 (45.45%) CCIE
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) SANS
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (18.18%) CCDA
8 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (18.18%) CREST Certified
8 2 (18.18%) Master's Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (18.18%) GDPR
3 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) FortiGate
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
2 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft