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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Rank 166 170 153
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.091% 0.054% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £34,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -38.66%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -19.43%
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
903 916 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.31% 24.52% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 626 576 518
Average salary £42,233 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSCP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Edinburgh -1 1 £52,500 +52.17%
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) GIAC
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management

SSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (40.00%) Proofpoint
2 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago