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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 78 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 1.72% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 7.72% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 23
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,091 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,100 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
356 324 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.23% 22.31% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 255 190 239
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 19 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (55.56%) Information Security
2 24 (53.33%) Finance
3 20 (44.44%) CEH
4 15 (33.33%) Firewall
4 15 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (31.11%) SSCP
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
6 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
6 13 (28.89%) SIEM
6 13 (28.89%) CISA
6 13 (28.89%) GIAC
6 13 (28.89%) Windows
6 13 (28.89%) Degree
7 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 12 (26.67%) Banking
8 11 (24.44%) CISM
8 11 (24.44%) Analytics
8 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
8 11 (24.44%) ITIL
9 10 (22.22%) XML
9 10 (22.22%) Regular Expression
9 10 (22.22%) Visualisation
9 10 (22.22%) Open Source
10 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (20.00%) Retail
11 8 (17.78%) Security Management
11 8 (17.78%) Cyber Security
11 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
1 15 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (8.89%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 9 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Security Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Security Specialist
3 8 (17.78%) Information Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) IT Security Specialist
4 7 (15.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.44%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Operations Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) XML
1 10 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Visualisation
1 10 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Information Security
2 13 (28.89%) Risk Management
2 13 (28.89%) SIEM
3 11 (24.44%) Analytics
3 11 (24.44%) ITIL
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (17.78%) Cyber Security
5 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.78%) Security Management
6 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.67%) People Management
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) Coaching
9 2 (4.44%) Line Management
9 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) CEH
2 14 (31.11%) SSCP
3 13 (28.89%) CISA
3 13 (28.89%) Degree
3 13 (28.89%) GIAC
4 11 (24.44%) CISM
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) GCIA
6 1 (2.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
1 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.44%) Sourcefire
2 2 (4.44%) Splunk
2 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
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