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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 426 459
Rank change year-on-year +57 +33  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 11 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 23
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £58,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4159 5713 6717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 31.34% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 4626 5165
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +27 10 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Surrey +30 1 £57,500 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) GIAC
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) CEH
5 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) Change Control
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) C
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Nagios
7 3 (23.08%) Remedy
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) NFS
7 3 (23.08%) SNMP
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Service Management
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Samba

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 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) FCoE
2 3 (23.08%) SNMP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Redmine
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Design Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) System Design Authority
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Design Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Development Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) GIAC
3 6 (46.15%) CEH
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (23.08%) SANS
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CISA
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
7 1 (7.69%) CCDP
7 1 (7.69%) CCNP
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) NFS
1 3 (23.08%) Samba
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
2 1 (7.69%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) EMC
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy
1 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Tripwire
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago