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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 128 152 157
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.37% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £75,000 £43,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+74.41% -25.21%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%

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
525 812 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.43% 27.53% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 347 519 606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +7 5 £75,000 +25.00% 1
SSCP
UK

SSCP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) CyberArk
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) SailPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) SANS
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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