Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 532 584
Rank change year-on-year +18 +52 +20
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 34 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.041% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 17
South East median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £29,375 £45,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,500 £59,450
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,881 8,253 11,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.28% 28.21% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,246 6,673 9,610
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,856
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.96% +4.12%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the South East

SSCP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SSCP in the South East

SSCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in the South East over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SSCP in the South East

SSCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
Thames Valley +22 22 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Berkshire +9 21 £45,000 -30.77%
Surrey - 9 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 32 (94.12%) CISSP
2 25 (73.53%) Information Security
3 24 (70.59%) CEH
4 18 (52.94%) Security Architecture
5 16 (47.06%) GIAC
6 14 (41.18%) Firewall
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco
7 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (20.59%) Symantec
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) CISA
10 7 (20.59%) CISM
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
11 6 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (17.65%) VPN
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) CCNP
12 5 (14.71%) CCDP
12 5 (14.71%) Security Management
12 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
12 5 (14.71%) Wireless
12 5 (14.71%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) Network Security
12 5 (14.71%) Incident Management

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) G Suite
3 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
4 5 (14.71%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) Wireless
5 4 (11.76%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) IPsec
6 3 (8.82%) MPLS
6 3 (8.82%) SCCP
6 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) Broadband
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Security Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Information Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) IAM Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Information Officer
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Security Officer
7 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Information Security
2 18 (52.94%) Security Architecture
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) SIEM
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (8.82%) ISMS
7 3 (8.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (8.82%) Password Management
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) SABSA
7 3 (8.82%) Security Hardening
7 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) CISSP
2 24 (70.59%) CEH
3 16 (47.06%) GIAC
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (20.59%) CISA
5 7 (20.59%) CISM
6 5 (14.71%) CCDP
6 5 (14.71%) CCNP
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (8.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (2.94%) CISMP
9 1 (2.94%) Degree
9 1 (2.94%) IISP
9 1 (2.94%) MCITP
9 1 (2.94%) MCSE
9 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.76%) HP SIM
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.94%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Symantec
4 4 (11.76%) Apple
4 4 (11.76%) Google
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Qualys
4 4 (11.76%) Spiceworks
5 3 (8.82%) CyberArk
5 3 (8.82%) Forcepoint
5 3 (8.82%) ForgeRock
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Trend Micro
5 3 (8.82%) Twitter
6 2 (5.88%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (2.94%) Tripwire