The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 174 206 223
Rank change year-on-year +32 +17  
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.14% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 0.59% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Median salary £44,031 £50,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.93% +143.90%  
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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 723 1017 1137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.32% 22.91% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 606 804 910
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SSCP in West Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SSCP in West Yorkshire

SSCP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds - 13 £44,031 -
SSCP
Yorkshire

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 32 (86.49%) CISSP
1 32 (86.49%) CISA
1 32 (86.49%) CISM
1 32 (86.49%) Security+ Certification
1 32 (86.49%) CompTIA Security+
2 31 (83.78%) Firewall
3 26 (70.27%) Information Security
3 26 (70.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (56.76%) ITIL
5 15 (40.54%) Degree
6 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
6 13 (35.14%) CISMP
6 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
7 11 (29.73%) Finance
7 11 (29.73%) CEH
8 10 (27.03%) Internet
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (21.62%) CCNA
10 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (16.22%) CSSLP
11 6 (16.22%) SANS
11 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
11 6 (16.22%) GIAC
12 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.51%) SLA
12 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (13.51%) SIEM
13 4 (10.81%) Legal

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Internet
3 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
1 18 (48.65%) Security Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) IT Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) IT Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) IT Security Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Governance Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Manager
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Business Information Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Information Security
2 21 (56.76%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.51%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) IT Governance
7 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Data Security
7 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.41%) People Management
8 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
9 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) CISA
1 32 (86.49%) CISM
1 32 (86.49%) CISSP
1 32 (86.49%) CompTIA Security+
1 32 (86.49%) Security+ Certification
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 13 (35.14%) CISMP
4 11 (29.73%) CEH
5 8 (21.62%) CCNA
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (16.22%) CSSLP
6 6 (16.22%) GIAC
6 6 (16.22%) SANS
7 3 (8.11%) CCDA
7 3 (8.11%) CREST Certified
8 2 (5.41%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (70.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
3 5 (13.51%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco