The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 103 67 93
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +26
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 12 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 1.45% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 4.86% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 1
Average salary £60,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.00%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
387 329 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.16% 29.88% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 248 193 301
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CISSP
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (63.89%) CISA
2 20 (55.56%) Firewall
3 18 (50.00%) GIAC
3 18 (50.00%) SIEM
4 16 (44.44%) Network Security
4 16 (44.44%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) Information Security
5 15 (41.67%) GCIA
5 15 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (41.67%) Security Testing
5 15 (41.67%) CEH
5 15 (41.67%) tcpdump
6 13 (36.11%) CISM
7 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
7 7 (19.44%) PKI
7 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (16.67%) COBIT
8 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
8 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 6 (16.67%) Security Management
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Benchmarking
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Windows

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) Network Security
3 15 (41.67%) tcpdump
3 15 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (8.33%) IPsec
4 3 (8.33%) LDAP
4 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) SSL
4 3 (8.33%) TACACS
5 2 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Network Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (5.56%) OAuth
2 2 (5.56%) OpenID
2 2 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) PKI
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) CESG
3 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) SIEM
2 15 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 15 (41.67%) Information Security
3 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 6 (16.67%) Security Management
4 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Business Development
7 3 (8.33%) Pattern Recognition
7 3 (8.33%) OWASP
7 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) CISA
2 18 (50.00%) GIAC
3 15 (41.67%) GCIA
3 15 (41.67%) CEH
4 13 (36.11%) CISM
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) CRISC
6 1 (2.78%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) COBIT
2 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco
1 3 (8.33%) Sun
1 3 (8.33%) Juniper
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
1 3 (8.33%) F5
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
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