Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 775 833
Rank change year-on-year +21 +58 +23
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 57 76 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.085% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.44% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53 71 29
London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £38,000 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £63,925
England median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.38% +10.53% -13.64%

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 14,777 17,112 18,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.98% 22.65% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,080 12,757 15,308
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,152 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.79% +0.28% +1.85%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +20 18 £65,000 +10.64% 6
West London +17 5 £75,000 +36.36%
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 53 (92.98%) CISSP
2 34 (59.65%) Firewall
3 31 (54.39%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (47.37%) Windows
6 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
7 25 (43.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 24 (42.11%) Information Security
9 22 (38.60%) GIAC
9 22 (38.60%) SIEM
10 20 (35.09%) SANS
10 20 (35.09%) CompTIA Security+
10 20 (35.09%) Linux
11 18 (31.58%) CCNA
12 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
13 16 (28.07%) Systems Engineering
13 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (28.07%) MCSE
13 16 (28.07%) C
13 16 (28.07%) Network+ Certification
13 16 (28.07%) Linux+ Certification
13 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
13 16 (28.07%) JIRA
13 16 (28.07%) Network Security
14 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 15 (26.32%) Data Loss Prevention
14 15 (26.32%) DV Cleared
14 15 (26.32%) Bash Shell
14 15 (26.32%) Puppet

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 9 (15.79%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.02%) Mimecast
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (59.65%) Firewall
2 24 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 16 (28.07%) Network Security
4 14 (24.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (14.04%) HTTP
5 8 (14.04%) SSL
6 7 (12.28%) FCoE
6 7 (12.28%) SNMP
7 5 (8.77%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) DHCP
8 1 (1.75%) DNS
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Apache Hive
1 9 (15.79%) Big Data
1 9 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (14.04%) Bitbucket
2 8 (14.04%) CodeSonar
2 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) git-flow
2 8 (14.04%) Robot Framework
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 7 (12.28%) Redmine
4 3 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Games
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Hungarian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Security Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Information Security Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Security Officer
6 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Java EE
2 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
2 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
2 8 (14.04%) Django
2 8 (14.04%) LAMP
2 8 (14.04%) Node.js
2 8 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (14.04%) REST
2 8 (14.04%) SOAP
2 8 (14.04%) Spring MVC
2 8 (14.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.51%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.75%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) Android
3 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (1.75%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (43.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 24 (42.11%) Information Security
4 22 (38.60%) SIEM
5 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
5 16 (28.07%) Systems Engineering
6 15 (26.32%) Data Loss Prevention
6 15 (26.32%) User Stories
7 14 (24.56%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
10 9 (15.79%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (14.04%) API Design
11 8 (14.04%) Kanban
11 8 (14.04%) Security Architecture
11 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) C
2 15 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.79%) C++
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
4 8 (14.04%) PHP
4 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.04%) Python
5 7 (12.28%) Korn
6 5 (8.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (92.98%) CISSP
2 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (38.60%) GIAC
4 20 (35.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 20 (35.09%) SANS
5 18 (31.58%) CCNA
6 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
7 16 (28.07%) Linux+ Certification
7 16 (28.07%) MCSE
7 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (28.07%) Network+ Certification
8 15 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 10 (17.54%) CCNP
9 10 (17.54%) CISA
9 10 (17.54%) CISM
10 7 (12.28%) CEH
11 5 (8.77%) Degree
12 4 (7.02%) CRISC
13 3 (5.26%) GCIA
14 2 (3.51%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (3.51%) GDPR
4 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Docker
1 8 (14.04%) vSphere
2 7 (12.28%) NFS
2 7 (12.28%) Samba
2 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (12.28%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Puppet
2 14 (24.56%) CASB
3 10 (17.54%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (17.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (17.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (14.04%) Nagios
4 8 (14.04%) Salt
5 7 (12.28%) Ansible
5 7 (12.28%) vCenter Server
6 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.75%) Nessus
7 1 (1.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Forcepoint
2 14 (24.56%) McAfee
2 14 (24.56%) Symantec
3 9 (15.79%) Splunk
4 8 (14.04%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) EMC
5 7 (12.28%) NetApp
5 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.28%) Trend Micro
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle
6 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.02%) Sophos
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco
9 1 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix
9 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.75%) Qualys