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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / London
Rank 567 612 635
Rank change year-on-year +45 +23  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 17 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.42% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 15
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7957 10795 10918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.67% 25.76% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6455 8952 8902
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SSCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West End of London - 2 £60,750 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 26 (92.86%) CISSP
1 26 (92.86%) Information Security
2 19 (67.86%) Degree
3 17 (60.71%) CISM
4 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (46.43%) SANS
6 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
7 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (35.71%) CEH
7 10 (35.71%) Firewall
7 10 (35.71%) CISA
8 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
8 9 (32.14%) SIEM
9 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (25.00%) Banking
10 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 7 (25.00%) Service Management
10 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (21.43%) Qualys
11 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
11 6 (21.43%) Internal Audit
11 6 (21.43%) GDPR
12 5 (17.86%) Regulatory Compliance
12 5 (17.86%) ISO27002
12 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
12 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 5 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
12 5 (17.86%) Incident Management

SSCP
Top Related 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 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Extranet
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Games
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Security Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 7 (25.00%) Information Specialist
3 7 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Head of Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Head of Information
4 4 (14.29%) Head of Information Security
4 4 (14.29%) Head of Security
4 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Compliance Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (32.14%) Data Protection
4 9 (32.14%) SIEM
5 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
7 6 (21.43%) Internal Audit
8 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
8 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
8 5 (17.86%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
2 1 (3.57%) AWK
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) CISSP
2 19 (67.86%) Degree
3 17 (60.71%) CISM
4 13 (46.43%) SANS
5 10 (35.71%) CEH
5 10 (35.71%) CISA
6 4 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (14.29%) CSSLP
6 4 (14.29%) GIAC
6 4 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.57%) CCSP
9 1 (3.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
3 6 (21.43%) GDPR
4 5 (17.86%) ISO27002
5 3 (10.71%) COBIT
6 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.57%) FISMA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kibana
1 2 (7.14%) logstash
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
1 2 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Qualys
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) AlienVault
3 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
3 2 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.14%) Tripwire
3 2 (7.14%) Tufin
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Flex Working
Posted: 5 days ago