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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
Rank 161 163 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.063% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £46,000 £55,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +44.73%
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +14.86%
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
759 856 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.49% 26.83% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 394 592 567
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management

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 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk