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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 79 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 25 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.67% 1.54% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.49% 6.78% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
385 339 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.75% 22.68% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 269 213 230
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CISSP 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 CISSP.

1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 27 (54.00%) Information Security
3 23 (46.00%) CEH
4 16 (32.00%) Banking
4 16 (32.00%) CISA
5 14 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (28.00%) Firewall
6 13 (26.00%) Security Management
6 13 (26.00%) CISM
6 13 (26.00%) ITIL
6 13 (26.00%) GIAC
6 13 (26.00%) SIEM
7 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 12 (24.00%) Retail
7 12 (24.00%) Degree
8 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (22.00%) Windows
8 11 (22.00%) Cisco
8 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
8 11 (22.00%) SSCP
8 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (20.00%) Linux
10 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.00%) XML
10 9 (18.00%) Analytics
10 9 (18.00%) Regular Expression
10 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
10 9 (18.00%) Open Source

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CISSP 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 CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
1 14 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
3 3 (6.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 28 (56.00%) Finance
2 16 (32.00%) Banking
3 12 (24.00%) Retail
4 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 14 (28.00%) Security Specialist
3 11 (22.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 9 (18.00%) Information Manager
4 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Security Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Tester
5 8 (16.00%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Information Risk Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Information Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
1 9 (18.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
1 9 (18.00%) Open Source
2 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Information Security
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Security Management
2 13 (26.00%) SIEM
3 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (18.00%) Analytics
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.00%) Line Management
10 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.00%) Coaching
10 2 (4.00%) People Management
10 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) CEH
2 16 (32.00%) CISA
3 13 (26.00%) CISM
3 13 (26.00%) GIAC
4 12 (24.00%) Degree
5 11 (22.00%) SSCP
6 3 (6.00%) GCIA
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) ISEB
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Cisco
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.00%) Splunk
2 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
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