Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 708 728 812
Rank change year-on-year +20 +84 -10
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 66 93 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.59% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 88 17
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -19.23%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -25.00%

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 13,541 15,815 16,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.57% 22.51% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10,075 12,219 13,911
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +42 29 £65,000 +10.64% 4
West London +21 5 £75,000 +30.43% 2
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 60 (90.91%) CISSP
2 40 (60.61%) Firewall
3 38 (57.58%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (50.00%) SIEM
4 33 (50.00%) Windows
5 31 (46.97%) Information Security
5 31 (46.97%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 27 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 25 (37.88%) Network Security
9 24 (36.36%) CompTIA Security+
10 22 (33.33%) GIAC
10 22 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (31.82%) Finance
12 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (30.30%) Office 365
13 19 (28.79%) CASB
13 19 (28.79%) Data Loss Prevention
13 19 (28.79%) Symantec
13 19 (28.79%) McAfee
13 19 (28.79%) Forcepoint
14 18 (27.27%) Linux
14 18 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 15 (22.73%) CEH
15 15 (22.73%) CCNA
15 15 (22.73%) SANS
16 14 (21.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 14 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 14 (21.21%) Windows Server

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 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Office 365
2 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.58%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (60.61%) Firewall
2 27 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 25 (37.88%) Network Security
4 22 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (15.15%) Internet
6 6 (9.09%) FCoE
6 6 (9.09%) SNMP
7 3 (4.55%) HTTP
7 3 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) DHCP
8 1 (1.52%) DNS
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) Redmine
3 4 (6.06%) Hudson
4 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.55%) CodeSonar
4 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) git-flow
4 3 (4.55%) Robot Framework
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Security Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Information Security Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
1 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.55%) Django
1 3 (4.55%) Java EE
1 3 (4.55%) LAMP
1 3 (4.55%) Node.js
1 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (4.55%) REST
1 3 (4.55%) SOAP
1 3 (4.55%) Spring MVC
1 3 (4.55%) STL
2 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (7.58%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (7.58%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.52%) Fintech
4 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 14 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.61%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.61%) Unix
5 3 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) Fedora
6 1 (1.52%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (50.00%) SIEM
3 31 (46.97%) Information Security
3 31 (46.97%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (28.79%) Data Loss Prevention
6 14 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 12 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.64%) Systems Engineering
9 9 (13.64%) User Stories
10 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.61%) Anomaly Detection
11 7 (10.61%) Forensic Analysis
11 7 (10.61%) Threat Management
11 7 (10.61%) Threat Modelling
11 7 (10.61%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 9 (13.64%) C
3 7 (10.61%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) Korn
5 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.06%) Python
6 3 (4.55%) C#
6 3 (4.55%) C++
6 3 (4.55%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (90.91%) CISSP
2 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (36.36%) CompTIA Security+
4 22 (33.33%) GIAC
5 15 (22.73%) CCNA
5 15 (22.73%) CEH
5 15 (22.73%) SANS
6 14 (21.21%) CCNP
7 10 (15.15%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (15.15%) MCSE
7 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (15.15%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.64%) CISA
8 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) GCIA
10 7 (10.61%) CISM
10 7 (10.61%) GPEN
11 6 (9.09%) Degree
12 4 (6.06%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (9.09%) NFS
2 6 (9.09%) Samba
2 6 (9.09%) VMware NSX
3 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.06%) Docker
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Snort
5 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) CASB
2 14 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (21.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (21.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (15.15%) Puppet
4 8 (12.12%) Nagios
5 7 (10.61%) Ansible
5 7 (10.61%) vCenter Server
6 5 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (6.06%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (6.06%) SCCM
7 4 (6.06%) WSUS
8 3 (4.55%) Salt
9 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.52%) Nessus
9 1 (1.52%) Nmap
9 1 (1.52%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) Forcepoint
2 19 (28.79%) McAfee
2 19 (28.79%) Symantec
3 13 (19.70%) Splunk
4 11 (16.67%) Trend Micro
4 11 (16.67%) VMware
5 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.09%) EMC
6 6 (9.09%) NetApp
6 6 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (7.58%) Apple
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco
7 5 (7.58%) Sophos
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.06%) Darktrace
9 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.52%) LogRhythm