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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.58% 3.42% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 12.25% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 21
Median salary £50,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.90% -

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
247 351 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.79% 27.88% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 143 238 260
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £67,500
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 25 February 2017.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 30 (55.56%) Information Security
2 28 (51.85%) CISM
3 24 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (29.63%) Degree
5 15 (27.78%) PCI DSS
5 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
7 12 (22.22%) IIS
7 12 (22.22%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) IISP
8 11 (20.37%) Compliance Management
8 11 (20.37%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 11 (20.37%) Security Operations
8 11 (20.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (20.37%) Splunk
8 11 (20.37%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (20.37%) ArcSight
8 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (20.37%) Network Security
8 11 (20.37%) Performance Management
8 11 (20.37%) Security Architecture
8 11 (20.37%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 9 (16.67%) Project Management
11 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
12 7 (12.96%) COBIT
12 7 (12.96%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.96%) Symantec

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 12 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Network Security
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Law
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Security Manager
2 14 (25.93%) Consultant
2 14 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 12 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
4 11 (20.37%) Network Consultant
4 11 (20.37%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (16.67%) Information Manager
5 9 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (16.67%) IT Manager
6 7 (12.96%) Head of Security
6 7 (12.96%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Data Protection Officer
7 5 (9.26%) Head of Infrastructure
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (12.96%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Information Security
2 12 (22.22%) ITIL
3 11 (20.37%) Compliance Management
3 11 (20.37%) Performance Management
3 11 (20.37%) Portfolio Management
3 11 (20.37%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 11 (20.37%) Security Architecture
3 11 (20.37%) Security Monitoring
3 11 (20.37%) Security Operations
3 11 (20.37%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.81%) Data Protection
7 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) CISM
2 16 (29.63%) Degree
3 12 (22.22%) IISP
4 7 (12.96%) CISA
5 5 (9.26%) SSCP
6 2 (3.70%) CRISC
6 2 (3.70%) SANS
7 1 (1.85%) CISMP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 7 (12.96%) COBIT
4 3 (5.56%) GDPR
5 1 (1.85%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) ArcSight
1 11 (20.37%) Splunk
2 7 (12.96%) Symantec
3 5 (9.26%) CyberArk
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
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