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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 91 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.30% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 5.39% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £49,050 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £49,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
417 297 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.08% 24.13% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 248 175 246
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (58.33%) Information Security
3 19 (52.78%) CEH
4 17 (47.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 14 (38.89%) Security Management
7 10 (27.78%) CISM
8 9 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (22.22%) CISA
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) Firewall
10 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (16.67%) Financial Institution
11 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.67%) GIAC
12 5 (13.89%) Project Management
12 5 (13.89%) Retail
12 5 (13.89%) Network Security
12 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
12 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (13.89%) SIEM
12 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 4 (11.11%) Coaching
13 4 (11.11%) Line Management
13 4 (11.11%) SSCP
13 4 (11.11%) Cisco
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
13 4 (11.11%) Windows
13 4 (11.11%) IIS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
1 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
5 4 (11.11%) Legal
6 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 12 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 9 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 8 (22.22%) Information Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Manager
7 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Information Risk Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 2 (5.56%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (5.56%) Security Officer
8 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
1 2 (5.56%) COM
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Information Security
2 17 (47.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 14 (38.89%) Security Management
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) SIEM
7 4 (11.11%) Coaching
7 4 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CEH
2 10 (27.78%) CISM
3 8 (22.22%) CISA
4 6 (16.67%) GIAC
5 5 (13.89%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) SSCP
7 3 (8.33%) GCIA
8 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) MCSE
9 1 (2.78%) MCSA
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) Splunk
2 2 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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