Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 356 363
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 11 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.54% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
North West median annual salary £46,000 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.29% +75.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £65,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £75,000 £47,000
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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,446 2,590 2,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.06% 20.43% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,968 1,972 2,145
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the North West

SSCP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSCP in the North West.

Salary trend for SSCP in the North West

SSCP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the North West 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
Manchester +12 8 £45,500 -35.00% 1
Cheshire +30 3 £50,000 -31.03%
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 North West region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) CISA
4 5 (45.45%) CISM
4 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) SANS
4 5 (45.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
5 3 (27.27%) Docker
5 3 (27.27%) Salt
5 3 (27.27%) API Design
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Robot Framework
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Django
5 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) PKI
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (27.27%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DKIM
3 2 (18.18%) DMARC
3 2 (18.18%) DMZ
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) IPv4
3 2 (18.18%) IPv6
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
1 3 (27.27%) CodeSonar
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) git-flow
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Robot Framework
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Engineering Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Information Officer
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security Officer
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Information Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Officer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Officer
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) Django
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
1 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) API Design
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CISA
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (45.45%) SANS
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 3 (27.27%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) GDPR
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Darktrace
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk