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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 53 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 58 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.71% 1.47% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.93% 5.34% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 11
Average salary £55,000 £49,050 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.13% -3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,300 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+7.21% +0.58%
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
486 412 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.11% 27.47% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 329 242 170
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 3 September 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 56 (59.57%) Information Security
2 44 (46.81%) Degree
3 41 (43.62%) Banking
3 41 (43.62%) Finance
4 40 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (36.17%) Retail
6 33 (35.11%) CISM
7 30 (31.91%) CISA
8 27 (28.72%) PCI DSS
9 26 (27.66%) Security Management
10 25 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (26.60%) Project Management
10 25 (26.60%) Cyber Security
11 24 (25.53%) ITIL
11 24 (25.53%) Management Information System
12 21 (22.34%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (21.28%) Risk Management
14 19 (20.21%) CISMP
15 18 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
16 17 (18.09%) Splunk
17 16 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 15 (15.96%) Security Architecture
19 14 (14.89%) Portfolio Management
19 14 (14.89%) Performance Management
19 14 (14.89%) IIS
20 13 (13.83%) SQL
20 13 (13.83%) Windows
20 13 (13.83%) Law
20 13 (13.83%) Legal

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 14 (14.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 5 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (5.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.26%) Intranet
3 4 (4.26%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) LAN
4 3 (3.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) DB2
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (43.62%) Finance
1 41 (43.62%) Banking
2 34 (36.17%) Retail
3 13 (13.83%) Law
3 13 (13.83%) Legal
4 10 (10.64%) Corporate Banking
5 8 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 25 (26.60%) Security Analyst
3 23 (24.47%) Information Analyst
3 23 (24.47%) Information Security Analyst
4 19 (20.21%) Consultant
4 19 (20.21%) Security Consultant
5 16 (17.02%) IT Consultant
5 16 (17.02%) IT Security Consultant
6 14 (14.89%) Security Specialist
7 11 (11.70%) Security Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) IT Security Specialist
8 8 (8.51%) Database Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Senior Database Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Security Specialist
10 4 (4.26%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Information Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Junior
11 3 (3.19%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) XML
1 2 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Cryptography
4 8 (8.51%) SCADA
4 8 (8.51%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (7.45%) SWIFT
6 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.13%) PKI
9 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) UNIX
3 6 (6.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (59.57%) Information Security
2 26 (27.66%) Security Management
3 25 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (26.60%) Project Management
3 25 (26.60%) Cyber Security
4 24 (25.53%) ITIL
5 21 (22.34%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (21.28%) Risk Management
7 18 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (15.96%) Security Architecture
10 14 (14.89%) Portfolio Management
10 14 (14.89%) Performance Management
11 13 (13.83%) Information Assurance
11 13 (13.83%) Test Strategy
12 10 (10.64%) Service Management
13 9 (9.57%) Data Protection
14 8 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
14 8 (8.51%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (46.81%) Degree
2 33 (35.11%) CISM
3 30 (31.91%) CISA
4 19 (20.21%) CISMP
5 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.26%) CEH
7 3 (3.19%) MBA
7 3 (3.19%) GIAC
7 3 (3.19%) SSCP
8 1 (1.06%) CCNA
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CRISC
8 1 (1.06%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (28.72%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.57%) COBIT
4 3 (3.19%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Splunk
2 12 (12.77%) ArcSight
2 12 (12.77%) Symantec
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle
4 8 (8.51%) McAfee
5 7 (7.45%) Sophos
5 7 (7.45%) Websense
6 6 (6.38%) IBM
7 5 (5.32%) IronPort
8 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco
9 2 (2.13%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.13%) LogRhythm
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