Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 278 312
Rank change year-on-year -44 +34 +36
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 18 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.57% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 1.75% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 37
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -33.33% +97.37%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £43,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +20.00%

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 2,959 3,380 3,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.36% 32.77% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 2,652 2,966
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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
Gloucestershire +4 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
1 18 (100.00%) GIAC
2 15 (83.33%) Network+ Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Linux+ Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNA
2 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (83.33%) SANS
3 14 (77.78%) CompTIA Security+
3 14 (77.78%) User Stories
3 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 14 (77.78%) Puppet
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) JIRA
4 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
6 10 (55.56%) Korn
6 10 (55.56%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (55.56%) Samba
6 10 (55.56%) NFS
6 10 (55.56%) SNMP
6 10 (55.56%) EMC
6 10 (55.56%) NetApp

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 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) FCoE
3 10 (55.56%) SNMP
4 4 (22.22%) HTTP
4 4 (22.22%) SSL
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
1 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 10 (55.56%) Redmine
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 4 (22.22%) CodeSonar
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) git-flow
3 4 (22.22%) Robot Framework
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 8 (44.44%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Java EE
1 7 (38.89%) STL
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Django
2 4 (22.22%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (22.22%) REST
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Android
3 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
4 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (77.78%) User Stories
3 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) High Availability
5 8 (44.44%) Coaching
5 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
7 5 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) API Design
8 4 (22.22%) Kanban
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) SIEM
9 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C
2 14 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 10 (55.56%) Korn
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Objective-C
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) GIAC
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNA
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Linux+ Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Network+ Certification
2 15 (83.33%) SANS
3 14 (77.78%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
5 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) NFS
1 10 (55.56%) Samba
1 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (55.56%) VMware NSX
2 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
2 10 (55.56%) Ansible
2 10 (55.56%) Nagios
2 10 (55.56%) vCenter Server
3 4 (22.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) EMC
1 10 (55.56%) NetApp
1 10 (55.56%) SolarWinds
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 3 (16.67%) Rapid7