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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England / South East
Rank 388 444 449
Rank change year-on-year +56 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 2 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.063% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 12
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +21.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  

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 4075 5982 6438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.70% 31.21% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3311 4852 4918
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,978 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 23 March 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
Oxfordshire -2 2 £65,000 -
SSCP
England

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
3 3 (42.86%) GCIA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) GIAC
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) SANS
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) AlienVault
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet

SSCP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Development Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) GCIA
3 3 (42.86%) GIAC
3 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 3 (42.86%) SANS
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) GCIH
5 1 (14.29%) GSEC
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) AlienVault
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 1 (14.29%) Tufin
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