Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England > London
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 779 806
Rank change year-on-year +64 +27 +21
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 25 59 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.086% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 61
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11,511 15,791 16,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.44% 22.90% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8,633 11,706 12,679
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in London

SSCP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SSCP in London

SSCP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in London over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SSCP in London

SSCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. 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
Central London +27 9 £45,000 -14.29% 1
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 17 (68.00%) Information Security
2 14 (56.00%) CISSP
3 13 (52.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (44.00%) CEH
6 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 10 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (36.00%) Legal
7 9 (36.00%) Degree
8 8 (32.00%) GIAC
8 8 (32.00%) CISM
8 8 (32.00%) CCNA
8 8 (32.00%) SANS
9 7 (28.00%) Azure
10 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) MCSE
10 6 (24.00%) C
10 6 (24.00%) CISA
10 6 (24.00%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (24.00%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (24.00%) Docker
10 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
10 6 (24.00%) Big Data
11 5 (20.00%) Kafka
11 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
11 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.00%) OSCP

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Azure
2 5 (20.00%) AWS
2 5 (20.00%) GCP
2 5 (20.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) git-flow
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.00%) GraphQL
1 5 (20.00%) Kafka
1 5 (20.00%) Node.js
1 5 (20.00%) React
1 5 (20.00%) REST
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
1 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 5 (20.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (8.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Fedora
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.00%) API Design
3 5 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (20.00%) Kanban
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (16.00%) SIEM
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Antivirus Management
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (44.00%) CEH
4 10 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 8 (32.00%) CCNA
6 8 (32.00%) CISM
6 8 (32.00%) GIAC
6 8 (32.00%) SANS
7 6 (24.00%) CISA
7 6 (24.00%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (24.00%) MCSE
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (20.00%) OSCP
9 4 (16.00%) CSSLP
9 4 (16.00%) GCWN
9 4 (16.00%) GISF
10 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) GDPR
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) Samba
2 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.00%) CASB
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Google
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) BeyondTrust
2 2 (8.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (8.00%) Qualys
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Sophos
2 2 (8.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (4.00%) Okta
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) VMware