Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 284 310
Rank change year-on-year +16 +26 +38
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 26 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 1.63% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 29
Yorkshire median annual salary £80,000 £62,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +78.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% -15.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,706 1,472 2,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.93% 15.28% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 1,234 1,720
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +1.22% +2.50%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SSCP in Yorkshire

SSCP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSCP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for SSCP in Yorkshire

SSCP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
West Yorkshire +36 19 £85,000 +36.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
SSCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
1 26 (100.00%) CISA
2 25 (96.15%) Information Security
3 24 (92.31%) CISM
3 24 (92.31%) SANS
4 23 (88.46%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (65.38%) CSSLP
5 17 (65.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (65.38%) GIAC
5 17 (65.38%) CEH
6 16 (61.54%) Security Architecture
6 16 (61.54%) Data Engineering
7 10 (38.46%) Data Governance
7 10 (38.46%) Big Data
7 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (38.46%) Legal
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 9 (34.62%) Unix
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
10 7 (26.92%) SIEM
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (26.92%) GDPR
10 7 (26.92%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (26.92%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (26.92%) Secure Coding
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification

SSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Big Data
General
1 10 (38.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Security Specialist
2 9 (34.62%) Engineering Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 7 (26.92%) IT Security Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Security Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SIEM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Unix
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Information Security
2 23 (88.46%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (65.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (61.54%) Data Engineering
4 16 (61.54%) Security Architecture
5 10 (38.46%) Data Governance
5 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (26.92%) Migration
7 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (26.92%) Secure Coding
7 7 (26.92%) SIEM
8 2 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
8 2 (7.69%) ISMS
8 2 (7.69%) Security Management
8 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Service Management
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CISA
1 26 (100.00%) CISSP
2 24 (92.31%) CISM
2 24 (92.31%) SANS
3 17 (65.38%) CEH
3 17 (65.38%) CSSLP
3 17 (65.38%) GIAC
4 7 (26.92%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.69%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 7 (26.92%) GDPR
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Apple
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) Salesforce.com