Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 549 726 776
Rank change year-on-year +177 +50 +23
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 18 32 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.055% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 64
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £45,625 £44,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,500 £72,750
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -9.09%

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 6,270 12,225 16,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.94% 20.96% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4,622 9,153 12,439
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in London

SSCP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSCP in London.

Salary trend for SSCP in London

SSCP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSCP in London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +97 6 £70,000 +55.56% 1
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 15 (83.33%) CISSP
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) CCNA
4 9 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (44.44%) CEH
5 8 (44.44%) CISM
5 8 (44.44%) GIAC
5 8 (44.44%) MCSE
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Information Security
6 7 (38.89%) Azure
6 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) SIEM
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) Law
8 5 (27.78%) AWS
8 5 (27.78%) SANS
8 5 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (22.22%) GDPR
9 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) Docker
9 4 (22.22%) Big Data

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 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Azure
2 5 (27.78%) AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) GCP
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) SCCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) git-flow
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Law
2 4 (22.22%) Games
3 3 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) GraphQL
1 1 (5.56%) Kafka
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) React
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Fedora
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) SIEM
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Fintech
5 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CISSP
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (55.56%) CCNA
4 8 (44.44%) CEH
4 8 (44.44%) CISM
4 8 (44.44%) GIAC
4 8 (44.44%) MCSE
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (27.78%) SANS
6 4 (22.22%) CCSA
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (16.67%) CCIE
7 3 (16.67%) CCIE Security
7 3 (16.67%) CCSP
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) OSCP
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) GDPR
3 2 (11.11%) NIST
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) NFS
2 3 (16.67%) Samba
2 3 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) CASB
2 3 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (16.67%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) OpenNMS
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 3 (16.67%) Hortonworks
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
3 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Google