Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 261 305
Rank change year-on-year +19 +44 +7
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 14 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.77% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 8
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.09% -3.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £45,120 £35,350 £39,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.09% -2.05%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1357 1697 2221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.01% 22.41% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1452 1713
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leeds +5 11 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Keighley - 3 £40,000 - 1
SSCP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (85.71%) CISA
3 11 (78.57%) CISM
4 10 (71.43%) Information Security
5 9 (64.29%) CEH
6 8 (57.14%) Firewall
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco
6 8 (57.14%) CCNA
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) CISMP
8 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 5 (35.71%) CCIE
8 5 (35.71%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Python
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 4 (28.57%) Internet
9 4 (28.57%) Nagios
9 4 (28.57%) VMware
9 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
9 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
9 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (28.57%) OWASP
9 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX

SSCP
Co-occurring 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 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Security Officer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Officer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) OWASP
2 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Auditing
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CISSP
2 12 (85.71%) CISA
3 11 (78.57%) CISM
4 9 (64.29%) CEH
5 8 (57.14%) CCNA
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) CISMP
7 5 (35.71%) CCIE
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) SANS
9 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (14.29%) CCDA
10 2 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (14.29%) CREST Certified
10 2 (14.29%) Master's Degree
10 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (14.29%) GDPR
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
1 4 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft