The first table below looks at the demand for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 106 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.082% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £34,500 £77,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.48% +138.46%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.18% +37.50%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
381 327 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.95% 26.67% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 238 162 280
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,550 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SSCP
Scotland

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SSCP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SSCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SSCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSCP.

1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SSCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat