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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 73 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.60% 2.33% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 9.20% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 12
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,750 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
229 326 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.52% 25.35% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 123 223 250
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 39 (75.00%) Information Security
2 28 (53.85%) CISM
2 28 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (48.08%) PCI DSS
4 17 (32.69%) IIS
4 17 (32.69%) Degree
4 17 (32.69%) IISP
4 17 (32.69%) Security Operations
4 17 (32.69%) Security Monitoring
5 16 (30.77%) Compliance Management
5 16 (30.77%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 16 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (30.77%) Performance Management
5 16 (30.77%) Security Architecture
5 16 (30.77%) Splunk
5 16 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (30.77%) ArcSight
5 16 (30.77%) Project Management
6 15 (28.85%) Network Security
7 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (21.15%) Data Protection
9 10 (19.23%) CISA
10 9 (17.31%) Law
10 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
11 8 (15.38%) Firewall
11 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 7 (13.46%) CEH

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 17 (32.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Network Security
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (17.31%) Law
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Consultant
1 20 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 17 (32.69%) Security Manager
3 16 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
4 14 (26.92%) Network Consultant
4 14 (26.92%) Network Security Consultant
5 12 (23.08%) Information Manager
5 12 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Security Consultant
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (11.54%) Architect
8 6 (11.54%) Security Architect
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Network Consultant
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 4 (7.69%) Data Protection Officer
9 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 3 (5.77%) IT Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 16 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) CentOS
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Information Security
2 17 (32.69%) Security Monitoring
2 17 (32.69%) Security Operations
3 16 (30.77%) Compliance Management
3 16 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 16 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (30.77%) Project Management
3 16 (30.77%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 16 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (21.15%) Data Protection
6 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
7 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 7 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) CISM
2 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 17 (32.69%) IISP
3 10 (19.23%) CISA
4 7 (13.46%) CEH
5 3 (5.77%) CRISC
6 1 (1.92%) CISMP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SANS
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (48.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.85%) COBIT
4 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) ArcSight
1 16 (30.77%) Splunk
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
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