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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 94 108 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Permanent jobs citing CISM 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.13% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 0.52% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 10
Average salary £55,000 £78,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.15% +57.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
400 382 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.03% 24.82% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 234 244 226
Average salary £45,000 £36,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.56% -9.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (94.44%) CISSP
1 17 (94.44%) Information Security
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) Degree
4 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (61.11%) Cyber Security
5 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (38.89%) CISA
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) WLAN
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) Benchmarking
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (33.33%) MBA
7 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 6 (33.33%) COBIT
7 6 (33.33%) SCADA

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WLAN
2 5 (27.78%) Intranet
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Security Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Information Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 6 (33.33%) SCADA
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Cyber Security
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 12 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) CISA
4 6 (33.33%) MBA
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) CISMP
6 1 (5.56%) CRISC
6 1 (5.56%) ISACA
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (33.33%) COBIT
2 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle