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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 57 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 43 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.38% 2.11% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.25% 7.67% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 4
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
351 378 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.55% 27.55% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 232 256 195
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (58.82%) Security Operations
2 47 (55.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (52.94%) Degree
4 41 (48.24%) Data Centre
5 39 (45.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 37 (43.53%) PCI DSS
7 36 (42.35%) SIEM
8 34 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 34 (40.00%) Splunk
8 34 (40.00%) Information Security
9 33 (38.82%) Network Security
10 30 (35.29%) IIS
10 30 (35.29%) Performance Management
10 30 (35.29%) Portfolio Management
10 30 (35.29%) Security Architecture
10 30 (35.29%) IISP
11 29 (34.12%) ArcSight
12 28 (32.94%) Project Management
12 28 (32.94%) CISM
13 27 (31.76%) CISA
14 26 (30.59%) Retail
15 25 (29.41%) Management Information System
15 25 (29.41%) Finance
15 25 (29.41%) Law
15 25 (29.41%) Test Strategy
16 18 (21.18%) Risk Management
17 17 (20.00%) Banking
17 17 (20.00%) QRadar
18 16 (18.82%) Security Management
19 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (35.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.82%) Network Security
2 10 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (10.59%) tcpdump
4 7 (8.24%) Firewall
5 1 (1.18%) FTP
5 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
General
1 26 (30.59%) Retail
2 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 25 (29.41%) Law
3 17 (20.00%) Banking
4 13 (15.29%) Legal
5 10 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Consultant
1 31 (36.47%) Security Consultant
2 27 (31.76%) IT Consultant
2 27 (31.76%) IT Security Consultant
3 19 (22.35%) Analyst
4 17 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Security Manager
6 10 (11.76%) Security Specialist
7 9 (10.59%) Information Manager
7 9 (10.59%) Network Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Network Intrusion Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Network Security Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) SIEM Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Vulnerability Consultant
9 7 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) IT Security Specialist
10 6 (7.06%) Information Security Manager
11 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.24%) Data Centre
2 39 (45.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.35%) PKI
6 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Linux
1 2 (2.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Security Operations
2 36 (42.35%) SIEM
3 34 (40.00%) Information Security
3 34 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 30 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 30 (35.29%) Portfolio Management
4 30 (35.29%) Security Architecture
5 28 (32.94%) Project Management
6 25 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 18 (21.18%) Risk Management
8 16 (18.82%) Security Management
9 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (15.29%) ITIL
10 13 (15.29%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
11 10 (11.76%) Service Management
11 10 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (9.41%) Analytics
12 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.41%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (52.94%) Degree
2 30 (35.29%) IISP
3 28 (32.94%) CISM
4 27 (31.76%) CISA
5 14 (16.47%) CEH
6 11 (12.94%) GIAC
7 10 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (10.59%) GCIA
9 4 (4.71%) CHFI
9 4 (4.71%) CRISC
9 4 (4.71%) ECSA
10 2 (2.35%) CCSE
10 2 (2.35%) CISMP
10 2 (2.35%) ISEB
10 2 (2.35%) LPIC
10 2 (2.35%) RHCE
11 1 (1.18%) CCNA
11 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (55.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (43.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.53%) COBIT
4 2 (2.35%) ISO27002
4 2 (2.35%) SLA
5 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) QRadar
2 1 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Splunk
2 29 (34.12%) ArcSight
3 8 (9.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.35%) F5
4 2 (2.35%) Imperva
5 1 (1.18%) Tripwire
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago