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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 67 59 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 26 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 2.74% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 11.82% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 11
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £36,895
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £53,272 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.46%
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
333 313 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.92% 23.17% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 222 193 224
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 May 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 46 (64.79%) Security Operations
2 41 (57.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (53.52%) Data Centre
3 38 (53.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 37 (52.11%) Splunk
5 35 (49.30%) SIEM
5 35 (49.30%) Degree
6 32 (45.07%) PCI DSS
7 31 (43.66%) Network Security
8 30 (42.25%) Performance Management
8 30 (42.25%) Portfolio Management
8 30 (42.25%) ArcSight
8 30 (42.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 30 (42.25%) Security Architecture
8 30 (42.25%) IIS
8 30 (42.25%) IISP
9 26 (36.62%) CISM
10 22 (30.99%) CEH
10 22 (30.99%) QRadar
11 20 (28.17%) Test Strategy
11 20 (28.17%) Law
11 20 (28.17%) Project Management
12 19 (26.76%) Finance
13 17 (23.94%) ITIL
14 14 (19.72%) Retail
15 13 (18.31%) CISA
15 13 (18.31%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (16.90%) COBIT
17 11 (15.49%) Banking
17 11 (15.49%) GIAC

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 30 (42.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.66%) Network Security
2 10 (14.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (11.27%) tcpdump
4 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (28.17%) Law
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 14 (19.72%) Retail
4 11 (15.49%) Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Games
5 3 (4.23%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Consultant
1 34 (47.89%) Security Consultant
2 11 (15.49%) IT Consultant
2 11 (15.49%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Security Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) IT Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Network Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Security Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Platform Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 38 (53.52%) Data Centre
1 38 (53.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.23%) Informatics
6 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Linux
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) Security Operations
2 35 (49.30%) SIEM
3 30 (42.25%) Performance Management
3 30 (42.25%) Portfolio Management
3 30 (42.25%) Security Architecture
3 30 (42.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (28.17%) Project Management
4 20 (28.17%) Test Strategy
5 17 (23.94%) ITIL
6 13 (18.31%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (14.08%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (14.08%) Information Security
8 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (9.86%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Security Management
10 7 (9.86%) Security Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
11 6 (8.45%) Data Security
12 5 (7.04%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (49.30%) Degree
2 30 (42.25%) IISP
3 26 (36.62%) CISM
4 22 (30.99%) CEH
5 13 (18.31%) CISA
6 11 (15.49%) GIAC
7 10 (14.08%) CHFI
7 10 (14.08%) ECSA
8 8 (11.27%) GCIA
9 4 (5.63%) CISMP
10 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.23%) MCSA
10 3 (4.23%) MCSE
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (4.23%) SANS
11 2 (2.82%) ISEB
12 1 (1.41%) CCNA
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (57.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (45.07%) PCI DSS
3 12 (16.90%) COBIT
4 2 (2.82%) SLA
5 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Splunk
2 30 (42.25%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) Imperva
5 1 (1.41%) CA