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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
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
358 311 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.52% 21.75% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 255 182 237
Average salary £45,000 £36,947 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) CEH
1 13 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (84.62%) GIAC
4 10 (76.92%) SIEM
5 9 (69.23%) XML
5 9 (69.23%) Finance
5 9 (69.23%) Degree
5 9 (69.23%) Visualisation
5 9 (69.23%) Open Source
5 9 (69.23%) Regular Expression
5 9 (69.23%) Analytics
6 7 (53.85%) Information Security
7 2 (15.38%) COM
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) IT Security Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) Regular Expression
2 2 (15.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Visualisation
1 9 (69.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SIEM
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
1 13 (100.00%) CEH
2 11 (84.62%) GIAC
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
2 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm