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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 58 57 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +40
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 32 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.82% 2.94% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.94% 9.83% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 9
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £61,900
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
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
268 478 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.65% 29.86% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 180 316 253
Median salary £47,500 £43,777 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% +5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,506 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 33 (62.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (58.49%) Information Security
3 29 (54.72%) PCI DSS
4 25 (47.17%) Degree
5 24 (45.28%) CISM
6 22 (41.51%) Security Operations
7 21 (39.62%) Security Architecture
8 19 (35.85%) Splunk
8 19 (35.85%) Portfolio Management
8 19 (35.85%) ArcSight
8 19 (35.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (35.85%) Performance Management
8 19 (35.85%) Project Management
8 19 (35.85%) IIS
8 19 (35.85%) Compliance Management
8 19 (35.85%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 19 (35.85%) Data Centre
8 19 (35.85%) IISP
8 19 (35.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (26.42%) ITIL
10 13 (24.53%) Network Security
11 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
11 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) Law
12 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
13 10 (18.87%) CEH
13 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (18.87%) CISA
13 10 (18.87%) Firewall

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 19 (35.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Network Security
2 10 (18.87%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) DHCP
3 6 (11.32%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
1 12 (22.64%) Law
2 8 (15.09%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Consultant
1 24 (45.28%) Security Consultant
2 14 (26.42%) Security Manager
3 11 (20.75%) Information Security Consultant
4 10 (18.87%) Network Consultant
4 10 (18.87%) Network Security Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Senior Security Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Information Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Security Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 5 (9.43%) IT Manager
8 5 (9.43%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Platform Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Data Centre
1 19 (35.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Informatics
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) CentOS
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Information Security
2 22 (41.51%) Security Operations
3 21 (39.62%) Security Architecture
4 19 (35.85%) Compliance Management
4 19 (35.85%) Performance Management
4 19 (35.85%) Portfolio Management
4 19 (35.85%) Project Management
4 19 (35.85%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 19 (35.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (26.42%) ITIL
6 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
7 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
8 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (16.98%) SIEM
10 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
11 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Degree
2 24 (45.28%) CISM
3 19 (35.85%) IISP
4 10 (18.87%) CEH
4 10 (18.87%) CISA
5 4 (7.55%) MCSA
5 4 (7.55%) MCSE
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.55%) SANS
6 3 (5.66%) CRISC
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.77%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (62.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (54.72%) PCI DSS
3 8 (15.09%) COBIT
4 2 (3.77%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) ArcSight
1 19 (35.85%) Splunk
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
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