Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 816 855
Rank change year-on-year +46 +39 +45
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 74 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.037% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 69 27 58
London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £84,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +10.53% -11.63% +7.50%

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 16873 18249 22895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.49% 24.02% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12575 15162 18665
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,325
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14% +6.65%
10th Percentile £30,219 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West London +28 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Central London +13 6 £58,750 +17.50%
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 72 (97.30%) CISSP
2 56 (75.68%) Information Security
3 51 (68.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (55.41%) CISM
5 38 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (50.00%) Firewall
7 36 (48.65%) CCNA
7 36 (48.65%) Data Protection
8 33 (44.59%) PCI DSS
9 31 (41.89%) Data Protection Act
10 28 (37.84%) Degree
10 28 (37.84%) SIEM
11 25 (33.78%) Regulatory Compliance
12 24 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (29.73%) CEH
13 22 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 20 (27.03%) Internal Audit
14 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
15 19 (25.68%) Windows
15 19 (25.68%) Service Management
15 19 (25.68%) CISA
15 19 (25.68%) Programme Management
15 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
16 18 (24.32%) ITIL
17 17 (22.97%) Security+ Certification
17 17 (22.97%) CompTIA Security+
17 17 (22.97%) Security Operations
18 15 (20.27%) Kalman Filter
18 15 (20.27%) Network Security
19 14 (18.92%) Patch Management

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 3 (4.05%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 15 (20.27%) Network Security
4 10 (13.51%) LAN
4 10 (13.51%) Multicast
4 10 (13.51%) WAN
5 5 (6.76%) BGP
5 5 (6.76%) DHCP
5 5 (6.76%) DMZ
5 5 (6.76%) DNS
5 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
5 5 (6.76%) OSPF
6 3 (4.05%) HTTP
6 3 (4.05%) SSL
7 2 (2.70%) FCoE
7 2 (2.70%) SNMP
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.35%) DKIM
8 1 (1.35%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
1 3 (4.05%) Big Data
1 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.05%) MySQL
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Burp Suite
1 7 (9.46%) Metasploit
2 5 (6.76%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.05%) CodeSonar
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) git-flow
3 3 (4.05%) Robot Framework
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Redmine
General
1 14 (18.92%) Law
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Security Manager
2 14 (18.92%) Information Officer
2 14 (18.92%) Information Security Officer
2 14 (18.92%) Security Officer
3 12 (16.22%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Security Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Compliance Manager
5 9 (12.16%) Information Manager
5 9 (12.16%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (12.16%) Security Compliance Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Network Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Governance Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Information Governance Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Java EE
1 5 (6.76%) STL
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.05%) Django
2 3 (4.05%) LAMP
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.05%) REST
2 3 (4.05%) SOAP
2 3 (4.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.89%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.86%) PKI
4 10 (13.51%) Clustering
5 9 (12.16%) Public Cloud
6 7 (9.46%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
7 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.41%) CESG
9 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.46%) Kali Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (75.68%) Information Security
2 36 (48.65%) Data Protection
3 28 (37.84%) SIEM
4 25 (33.78%) Regulatory Compliance
5 24 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (27.03%) Internal Audit
7 19 (25.68%) Programme Management
7 19 (25.68%) Service Management
8 18 (24.32%) ITIL
9 17 (22.97%) Security Operations
10 15 (20.27%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (18.92%) Patch Management
12 13 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (17.57%) Data Security
12 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
12 13 (17.57%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (14.86%) Business Continuity
13 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (14.86%) Project Management
13 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
1 5 (6.76%) C
1 5 (6.76%) C#
1 5 (6.76%) C++
1 5 (6.76%) Java
1 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
1 5 (6.76%) Objective-C
1 5 (6.76%) PHP
1 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.76%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (97.30%) CISSP
2 41 (55.41%) CISM
3 38 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (48.65%) CCNA
5 28 (37.84%) Degree
6 22 (29.73%) CEH
7 19 (25.68%) CISA
8 17 (22.97%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (22.97%) Security+ Certification
9 11 (14.86%) CCNP
10 10 (13.51%) CASP
10 10 (13.51%) CISMP
11 9 (12.16%) SANS
12 8 (10.81%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (9.46%) CREST Certified
13 7 (9.46%) GIAC
13 7 (9.46%) OSCP
14 6 (8.11%) CCSP
15 5 (6.76%) MCSE
15 5 (6.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (68.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (44.59%) PCI DSS
3 22 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (14.86%) GDPR
5 10 (13.51%) ISO 9001
6 5 (6.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
3 2 (2.70%) NFS
3 2 (2.70%) Samba
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Core Impact
1 7 (9.46%) Nessus
2 5 (6.76%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) Salt
4 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
4 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) SolarWinds
3 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.51%) Cisco
5 4 (5.41%) F5
6 3 (4.05%) Forcepoint
6 3 (4.05%) Sophos
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Qualys
7 2 (2.70%) Remedy
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Trustwave