Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 299 307
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 13 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.13% 0.100%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 11
West Midlands median annual salary £53,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.86% -22.22% +2.27%
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 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 2,299 2,487 2,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.41% 24.39% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 1,837 2,187
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,025 £62,700 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 February 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
Coventry - 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £50,000 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) SIEM
4 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (61.54%) CISM
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) VPN
6 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (38.46%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 5 (38.46%) SDLC
7 5 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (38.46%) Email Filtering
7 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
7 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
7 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
7 5 (38.46%) SSL
7 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) WAN
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
7 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) IT Manager
1 8 (61.54%) IT Security Manager
1 8 (61.54%) Security Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SIEM
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Email Filtering
4 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (38.46%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (38.46%) Web Filtering
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) GCIA
3 5 (38.46%) GCIH
4 2 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (15.38%) GDPR
3 2 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft