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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 96 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.51% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.90%
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
349 385 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.39% 27.80% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 231 256 203
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk