The table below looks at the statistics for SSCP in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSCP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank - 157 182
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.13% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.49% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £53,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.51%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,650 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +34.26%
SSCP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
764 810 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.76% 25.85% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 476 502 635
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

SSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SSCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SSCP Salary Trend in Scotland

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SSCP.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (25.00%) CCFP
4 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SANS
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCFP
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk