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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 92 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.42% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 6.15% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 11
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
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
397 325 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.22% 23.02% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 241 204 225
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,750 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (59.57%) Finance
2 25 (53.19%) Information Security
3 23 (48.94%) CEH
4 16 (34.04%) Incident Management
4 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (31.91%) Banking
5 15 (31.91%) Security Management
6 14 (29.79%) CISA
6 14 (29.79%) ITIL
7 11 (23.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (23.40%) Retail
7 11 (23.40%) CISM
7 11 (23.40%) Firewall
8 10 (21.28%) GIAC
8 10 (21.28%) SIEM
9 9 (19.15%) Degree
9 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
10 8 (17.02%) SSCP
10 8 (17.02%) Windows
10 8 (17.02%) Cisco
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
11 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (12.77%) Analytics
12 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security
12 6 (12.77%) Regular Expression
12 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
12 6 (12.77%) Open Source

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) Network Security
3 3 (6.38%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) Retail
4 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
5 5 (10.64%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.51%) Legal
7 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Security Specialist
2 13 (27.66%) IT Security Specialist
3 12 (25.53%) Security Manager
4 9 (19.15%) Security Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Information Manager
6 7 (14.89%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (12.77%) Tester
7 6 (12.77%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Junior Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Junior
9 2 (4.26%) Information Risk Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Information Security Risk Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
10 1 (2.13%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Regular Expression
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.77%) Visualisation
2 6 (12.77%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Information Security
2 16 (34.04%) Incident Management
2 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (31.91%) Security Management
4 14 (29.79%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) SIEM
6 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security
8 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Line Management
10 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.38%) Information Security Management
12 2 (4.26%) Security Architecture
12 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
12 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
12 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) CEH
2 14 (29.79%) CISA
3 11 (23.40%) CISM
4 10 (21.28%) GIAC
5 9 (19.15%) Degree
6 8 (17.02%) SSCP
7 3 (6.38%) GCIA
8 1 (2.13%) MCSE
8 1 (2.13%) MCSA
8 1 (2.13%) ISEB
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.26%) Splunk
2 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
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