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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
429 351 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.03% 25.23% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 276 212 233
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 6 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) CISSP
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) CEH
1 17 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (94.12%) Red Hat
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (88.24%) GIAC
4 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
5 13 (76.47%) Linux
6 12 (70.59%) SIEM
7 11 (64.71%) Regular Expression
7 11 (64.71%) Analytics
7 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
7 11 (64.71%) Open Source
7 11 (64.71%) XML
7 11 (64.71%) Degree
8 10 (58.82%) Finance
9 7 (41.18%) Information Security
10 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
10 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
11 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (17.65%) MCSE
11 3 (17.65%) MCSA
11 3 (17.65%) Python
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
12 2 (11.76%) COM

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Security Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Security Specialist
1 8 (47.06%) IT Security Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Security Specialist
3 5 (29.41%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
1 11 (64.71%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
1 11 (64.71%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) SIEM
2 11 (64.71%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CISSP
1 17 (100.00%) CEH
2 15 (88.24%) GIAC
3 11 (64.71%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
2 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago