Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 274 299 331
Rank change year-on-year +25 +32 +13
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.013% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.080% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £28,748
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% +60.88% -26.29%
10th Percentile £51,250 £35,625 £24,797
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,875 £32,966
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,219 2,514 2,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.20% 27.07% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,606 1,932
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,625 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in the West Midlands

SSCP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SSCP in the West Midlands

SSCP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 - 1
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 1 (100.00%) NetWitness
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) NetWitness
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk