The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 90 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing CISM 16 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 1.59% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,700 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
CISM
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
447 378 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.12% 25.47% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 310 241 163
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CISM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

CISM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CISM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CISM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CISM 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 CISM.

1 28 (80.00%) CISSP
2 27 (77.14%) Finance
3 25 (71.43%) Information Security
4 22 (62.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (62.86%) CISA
5 20 (57.14%) Cyber Security
6 18 (51.43%) Degree
7 15 (42.86%) Banking
7 15 (42.86%) PCI DSS
8 14 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (37.14%) ITIL
10 12 (34.29%) COBIT
11 11 (31.43%) Cryptography
11 11 (31.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
11 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
11 11 (31.43%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (31.43%) SCADA
11 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
11 11 (31.43%) Information Assurance
12 8 (22.86%) CISMP
12 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
12 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
12 8 (22.86%) Intranet
12 8 (22.86%) Internet
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
14 6 (17.14%) Linux
14 6 (17.14%) SQL
14 6 (17.14%) Oracle
14 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CISM 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 CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Intranet
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WLAN
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (77.14%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 11 (31.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (17.14%) Retail
5 3 (8.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Security Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Information Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Security Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Head of Technology
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Cyber Security Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Head of Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Information Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Cryptography
1 11 (31.43%) SCADA
1 11 (31.43%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Information Security
2 20 (57.14%) Cyber Security
3 14 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (37.14%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) Data Protection
5 11 (31.43%) Information Assurance
6 6 (17.14%) Benchmarking
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) Matrix Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 5 (14.29%) Security Management
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (8.57%) Line Management
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (2.86%) SIEM
10 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) CISSP
2 22 (62.86%) CISA
3 18 (51.43%) Degree
4 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) CISMP
6 6 (17.14%) MBA
6 6 (17.14%) ACCA
7 1 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (2.86%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (62.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 12 (34.29%) COBIT
4 3 (8.57%) HIPAA
4 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Splunk
2 1 (2.86%) ArcSight