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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 72 58 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 25 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.06% 3.17% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 10.70% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 18
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,868
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,800 £60,150
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
331 430 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.24% 29.59% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 181 295 238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,535 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 40 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 34 (51.52%) Degree
4 33 (50.00%) Splunk
5 29 (43.94%) PCI DSS
6 28 (42.42%) Security Architecture
6 28 (42.42%) CISM
6 28 (42.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 28 (42.42%) Data Centre
7 27 (40.91%) SIEM
8 26 (39.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 26 (39.39%) Portfolio Management
8 26 (39.39%) ArcSight
8 26 (39.39%) Performance Management
8 26 (39.39%) IIS
8 26 (39.39%) IISP
9 19 (28.79%) Project Management
9 19 (28.79%) Finance
10 18 (27.27%) Information Security
10 18 (27.27%) Network Security
11 17 (25.76%) Law
11 17 (25.76%) ITIL
11 17 (25.76%) Test Strategy
11 17 (25.76%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (25.76%) CEH
12 16 (24.24%) QRadar
13 13 (19.70%) COBIT
14 11 (16.67%) CISA
14 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 10 (15.15%) Retail

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 26 (39.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Network Security
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Law
3 10 (15.15%) Retail
4 9 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Games
5 3 (4.55%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Consultant
1 32 (48.48%) Security Consultant
2 12 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (13.64%) Senior Security Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 8 (12.12%) IT Manager
5 7 (10.61%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Platform Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Head of Security
8 2 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Principal Security Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Data Centre
1 28 (42.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.55%) Informatics
6 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Security Operations
2 28 (42.42%) Security Architecture
3 27 (40.91%) SIEM
4 26 (39.39%) Performance Management
4 26 (39.39%) Portfolio Management
4 26 (39.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (28.79%) Project Management
6 18 (27.27%) Information Security
7 17 (25.76%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (25.76%) ITIL
7 17 (25.76%) Test Strategy
8 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (10.61%) Security Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.61%) Supplier Management
12 6 (9.09%) Data Security
12 6 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Degree
2 28 (42.42%) CISM
3 26 (39.39%) IISP
4 17 (25.76%) CEH
5 11 (16.67%) CISA
6 8 (12.12%) CHFI
6 8 (12.12%) ECSA
7 5 (7.58%) GIAC
8 4 (6.06%) CISMP
8 4 (6.06%) SANS
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.55%) MCSA
9 3 (4.55%) MCSE
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.03%) GCIA
10 2 (3.03%) ISEB
10 2 (3.03%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.52%) CRISC
11 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (43.94%) PCI DSS
3 13 (19.70%) COBIT
4 2 (3.03%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.03%) SLA
5 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.52%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Splunk
2 26 (39.39%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Imperva
5 1 (1.52%) CA
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