Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 321 309
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12 +29
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 30 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.72% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 15
South West median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -40.00%
10th Percentile £36,625 £35,000 £32,425
90th Percentile £53,750 £84,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,075 3,076 3,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.42% 28.85% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,141 2,183 2,484
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the South West

SSCP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SSCP in the South West

SSCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in the South West over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SSCP in the South West

SSCP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Gloucestershire +7 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire - 10 - -
Devon - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol +2 1 £41,000 -51.76%
Dorset - 1 £65,000 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South West region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 30 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (93.33%) CISSP
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (60.00%) CCNA
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (53.33%) Network+ Certification
4 16 (53.33%) GIAC
4 16 (53.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 15 (50.00%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) SIEM
7 11 (36.67%) SANS
7 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
7 11 (36.67%) Firewall
8 10 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (33.33%) Security Management
8 10 (33.33%) MCSE
8 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (33.33%) JIRA
8 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (26.67%) CEH
10 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) C
10 8 (26.67%) CISM
11 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
11 7 (23.33%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (13.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 4 (13.33%) FCoE
4 4 (13.33%) SNMP
5 3 (10.00%) SSL
6 2 (6.67%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) git-flow
3 4 (13.33%) Redmine
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (6.67%) CodeSonar
4 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (20.00%) Node.js
1 6 (20.00%) REST
1 6 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.33%) GraphQL
2 4 (13.33%) Kafka
2 4 (13.33%) React
2 4 (13.33%) Spring
2 4 (13.33%) Vue.js
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Django
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Java EE
3 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Android
2 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (43.33%) SIEM
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (33.33%) Security Management
4 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (23.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (20.00%) API Design
6 6 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (16.67%) Due Diligence
7 5 (16.67%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
2 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Korn
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) CISSP
2 18 (60.00%) CCNA
2 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (53.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (53.33%) GIAC
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (53.33%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (36.67%) SANS
5 10 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (33.33%) MCSE
6 8 (26.67%) CEH
6 8 (26.67%) CISM
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) CISA
7 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) CHFI
8 5 (16.67%) MCP
8 5 (16.67%) MCSA
8 5 (16.67%) PCI QSA
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) NFS
2 4 (13.33%) Samba
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (13.33%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Nagios
2 4 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) EMC
2 4 (13.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) NetApp
2 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat