Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 583 608
Rank change year-on-year +78 +25 +40
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 50 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.043% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 36
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,000 £63,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% -14.55% +10.00%

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 8276 10947 13065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.89% 31.10% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6718 8805 10477
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Berkshire +77 42 £55,000 - 4
Thames Valley +72 42 £55,000 -21.43% 4
Surrey +4 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Kent - 2 £39,750 -
Sussex -8 1 £50,000 -15.25%
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 49 (98.00%) CISSP
2 43 (86.00%) CEH
3 42 (84.00%) GIAC
4 40 (80.00%) Security Architecture
5 25 (50.00%) Information Security
6 23 (46.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (36.00%) CCNP
9 15 (30.00%) Firewall
10 14 (28.00%) Cisco
11 12 (24.00%) CCDP
11 12 (24.00%) Network Security
11 12 (24.00%) Splunk
12 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 10 (20.00%) Finance
12 10 (20.00%) VoIP
12 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (12.00%) Change Control
13 6 (12.00%) Oracle
13 6 (12.00%) ITIL
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.00%) GENBAND
14 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
15 4 (8.00%) CISM
15 4 (8.00%) Time Management
15 4 (8.00%) Degree
16 3 (6.00%) Machine to Machine

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 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) G Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 12 (24.00%) Network Security
3 10 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) FCoE
6 1 (2.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) MPLS
6 1 (2.00%) SNMP
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Redmine
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Security Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Security Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Information Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
4 12 (24.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 25 (50.00%) Information Security
3 23 (46.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (12.00%) Change Control
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) B2B
8 2 (4.00%) B2C
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) Security Management
8 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.00%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.00%) C
1 1 (2.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (98.00%) CISSP
2 43 (86.00%) CEH
3 42 (84.00%) GIAC
4 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (36.00%) CCNP
6 12 (24.00%) CCDP
7 4 (8.00%) CISM
7 4 (8.00%) Degree
8 3 (6.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.00%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (4.00%) CISA
9 2 (4.00%) CRISC
9 2 (4.00%) MCSE
9 2 (4.00%) SANS
9 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) CASP
10 1 (2.00%) CCNA
10 1 (2.00%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.00%) GDPR
3 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
1 1 (2.00%) NFS
1 1 (2.00%) Samba
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Nessus
1 1 (2.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco
2 12 (24.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) GENBAND
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) BT
5 2 (4.00%) Qualys
6 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.00%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.00%) Tufin
6 1 (2.00%) VMware