The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 104 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.081% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £52,750 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +12.83%
SSCP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
417 297 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.08% 24.13% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 248 175 246
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSCP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SSCP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SSCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) COM
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) COM
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago