Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (ISC2 SSCP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 - 236
Rank change year-on-year - +236 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSCP 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% - 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Scotland median annual salary - - £50,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% -14.55% +12.82%

SSCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1357 1252 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.94% 24.04% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 860 742 1167
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

SSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SSCP in Scotland

SSCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SSCP 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
SSCP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) MBA
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree

SSCP
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MBA