The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 67 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 24 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 2.34% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 9.09% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 16
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
CISSP
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
234 374 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.85% 25.79% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 138 243 262
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CISSP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 42 (77.78%) Information Security
2 33 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 27 (50.00%) CISM
5 23 (42.59%) Degree
6 22 (40.74%) Security Operations
7 21 (38.89%) Security Architecture
8 20 (37.04%) IISP
8 20 (37.04%) IIS
8 20 (37.04%) Project Management
9 19 (35.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (35.19%) Compliance Management
9 19 (35.19%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 19 (35.19%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (35.19%) Data Centre
9 19 (35.19%) Splunk
9 19 (35.19%) Portfolio Management
9 19 (35.19%) ArcSight
9 19 (35.19%) Performance Management
10 16 (29.63%) Network Security
11 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (22.22%) Law
12 12 (22.22%) Test Strategy
13 11 (20.37%) CISA
14 10 (18.52%) Data Protection
15 9 (16.67%) Firewall
16 8 (14.81%) CEH
16 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
17 7 (12.96%) SIEM
18 6 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (37.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Network Security
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (22.22%) Law
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Consultant
1 24 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 16 (29.63%) Information Security Consultant
3 15 (27.78%) Security Manager
4 14 (25.93%) Network Consultant
4 14 (25.93%) Network Security Consultant
5 11 (20.37%) Information Manager
5 11 (20.37%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (14.81%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (14.81%) Senior Security Consultant
7 7 (12.96%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Architect
8 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 4 (7.41%) Data Protection Officer
10 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Head of IT
10 2 (3.70%) Head of IT Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Data Centre
1 19 (35.19%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Information Security
2 22 (40.74%) Security Operations
3 21 (38.89%) Security Architecture
4 20 (37.04%) Project Management
5 19 (35.19%) Compliance Management
5 19 (35.19%) Performance Management
5 19 (35.19%) Portfolio Management
5 19 (35.19%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 19 (35.19%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 10 (18.52%) Data Protection
9 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (12.96%) SIEM
11 6 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 5 (9.26%) Risk Analysis
13 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) CISM
2 23 (42.59%) Degree
3 20 (37.04%) IISP
4 11 (20.37%) CISA
5 8 (14.81%) CEH
6 3 (5.56%) CRISC
7 2 (3.70%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.70%) SANS
8 1 (1.85%) CISMP
8 1 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.56%) COBIT
4 2 (3.70%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) ArcSight
1 19 (35.19%) Splunk
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) VMware
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