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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 58 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 38 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.92% 0.83% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.30% 3.79% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 5
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,895 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
309 343 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 21.81% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 182 217 166
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 47 (59.49%) Information Security
2 42 (53.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (49.37%) Finance
4 30 (37.97%) CISA
5 29 (36.71%) Degree
5 29 (36.71%) Cyber Security
6 26 (32.91%) PCI DSS
6 26 (32.91%) Project Management
7 22 (27.85%) ITIL
8 21 (26.58%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (26.58%) CISM
8 21 (26.58%) Banking
9 18 (22.78%) CEH
10 17 (21.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (21.52%) Firewall
11 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
11 16 (20.25%) GIAC
11 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
12 15 (18.99%) Security Management
13 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (16.46%) Retail
13 13 (16.46%) SIEM
14 12 (15.19%) Windows
14 12 (15.19%) Linux
15 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
15 11 (13.92%) COBIT
16 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
16 10 (12.66%) Cryptography
16 10 (12.66%) Information Assurance
16 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (11.39%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) Intrusion Detection
1 17 (21.52%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) Network Security
3 8 (10.13%) tcpdump
3 8 (10.13%) Intranet
3 8 (10.13%) Internet
4 6 (7.59%) LAN
4 6 (7.59%) WLAN
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (49.37%) Finance
2 21 (26.58%) Banking
3 13 (16.46%) Retail
4 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (12.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Analyst
1 23 (29.11%) Security Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Consultant
3 13 (16.46%) Security Manager
4 12 (15.19%) Information Security Manager
4 12 (15.19%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Information Manager
4 12 (15.19%) Information Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Security Specialist
5 8 (10.13%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Security Consultant
6 7 (8.86%) Security Officer
6 7 (8.86%) Information Security Officer
7 6 (7.59%) IT Security Specialist
7 6 (7.59%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Regular Expression
1 4 (5.06%) XML
2 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.66%) Cryptography
2 10 (12.66%) SCADA
2 10 (12.66%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.06%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Information Security
2 29 (36.71%) Cyber Security
3 26 (32.91%) Project Management
4 22 (27.85%) ITIL
5 21 (26.58%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
6 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.99%) Security Management
8 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (16.46%) SIEM
9 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) Information Assurance
9 10 (12.66%) Data Protection
9 10 (12.66%) Security Testing
9 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
9 10 (12.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (12.66%) Service Management
10 9 (11.39%) Performance Management
10 9 (11.39%) Security Architecture
10 9 (11.39%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) Python
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) CISA
2 29 (36.71%) Degree
3 21 (26.58%) CISM
4 18 (22.78%) CEH
5 16 (20.25%) GIAC
6 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
7 9 (11.39%) SSCP
7 9 (11.39%) CISMP
8 8 (10.13%) GCIA
9 6 (7.59%) MBA
10 2 (2.53%) CRISC
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.53%) MCSE
10 2 (2.53%) MCSA
11 1 (1.27%) CCNA
11 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (53.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (32.91%) PCI DSS
3 11 (13.92%) COBIT
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Splunk
1 9 (11.39%) ArcSight
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Sourcefire
5 4 (5.06%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.27%) Websense
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Sophos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 4 days ago