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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 585 659
Rank change year-on-year 0 +74  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 27 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.53% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 20
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £92,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,250 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.50% +8.69%  

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 8348 9636 11615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 22.99% 24.41% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6426 8084 9477
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 June 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 June 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
City of London +6 2 £56,000 +9.80%
New Malden - 1 £55,000 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 42 (95.45%) CISSP
2 41 (93.18%) Information Security
3 38 (86.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (79.55%) PCI DSS
5 29 (65.91%) CISM
6 25 (56.82%) Firewall
7 24 (54.55%) ITIL
8 23 (52.27%) Windows
8 23 (52.27%) CEH
9 22 (50.00%) Data Protection
10 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
11 20 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
11 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
12 19 (43.18%) SIEM
12 19 (43.18%) Risk Management
13 17 (38.64%) Security+ Certification
13 17 (38.64%) Service Management
13 17 (38.64%) Degree
13 17 (38.64%) CompTIA Security+
14 16 (36.36%) Internal Audit
14 16 (36.36%) Programme Management
15 14 (31.82%) DNS
16 13 (29.55%) CISA
16 13 (29.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 13 (29.55%) Cyber Essentials
17 12 (27.27%) CASP
17 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (27.27%) Cisco
18 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
18 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (20.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) Extranet
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Security Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 10 (22.73%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (22.73%) Information Specialist
4 10 (22.73%) Security Specialist
5 8 (18.18%) Information Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Governance Manager
6 6 (13.64%) Information Governance Manager
6 6 (13.64%) Information Manager
6 6 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Compliance Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (20.45%) Clustering
2 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
3 8 (18.18%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Information Security
2 24 (54.55%) ITIL
3 22 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 19 (43.18%) Risk Management
4 19 (43.18%) SIEM
5 17 (38.64%) Service Management
6 16 (36.36%) Internal Audit
6 16 (36.36%) Programme Management
7 13 (29.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 11 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (22.73%) Patch Management
10 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
10 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (20.45%) Email Filtering
10 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
10 9 (20.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (20.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) AWK
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) PHP
1 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (95.45%) CISSP
2 29 (65.91%) CISM
3 23 (52.27%) CEH
4 17 (38.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (38.64%) Degree
4 17 (38.64%) Security+ Certification
5 13 (29.55%) CISA
6 12 (27.27%) CASP
6 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (22.73%) CCNA
8 9 (20.45%) CISMP
9 7 (15.91%) SANS
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (2.27%) CCNP
12 1 (2.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (86.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (79.55%) PCI DSS
3 13 (29.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (20.45%) ISO 9001
6 6 (13.64%) GDPR
7 4 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (6.82%) COBIT
9 1 (2.27%) FISMA
9 1 (2.27%) NIST 800
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (22.73%) Palo Alto
3 10 (22.73%) Qualys
3 10 (22.73%) Splunk
4 8 (18.18%) LogRhythm
4 8 (18.18%) McAfee
4 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 8 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Tufin
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: C£53'000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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