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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 57 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 48 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.27% 1.90% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.88% 7.29% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 8
Average salary £55,000 £49,050 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.13% -7.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,579 £44,150
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £60,100 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
441 384 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.00% 26.02% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 306 240 160
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 3 August 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 58 (58.59%) Information Security
2 46 (46.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (40.40%) Degree
4 39 (39.39%) Banking
5 38 (38.38%) Finance
6 33 (33.33%) Cyber Security
7 29 (29.29%) CISA
7 29 (29.29%) Project Management
7 29 (29.29%) PCI DSS
8 28 (28.28%) CISM
9 27 (27.27%) Retail
10 25 (25.25%) Risk Assessment
11 23 (23.23%) CISMP
12 22 (22.22%) ITIL
13 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
14 19 (19.19%) Splunk
14 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (18.18%) Security Management
16 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
16 16 (16.16%) Windows
17 15 (15.15%) Security Architecture
18 14 (14.14%) Performance Management
18 14 (14.14%) IIS
18 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
18 14 (14.14%) Portfolio Management
18 14 (14.14%) ArcSight
18 14 (14.14%) Vulnerability Management
19 13 (13.13%) Test Strategy
19 13 (13.13%) SQL
19 13 (13.13%) Oracle

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (14.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Firewall
1 11 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (8.08%) Intranet
2 8 (8.08%) Internet
3 5 (5.05%) LAN
3 5 (5.05%) WLAN
3 5 (5.05%) Network Security
4 4 (4.04%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) DB2
2 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (39.39%) Banking
2 38 (38.38%) Finance
3 27 (27.27%) Retail
4 10 (10.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
5 9 (9.09%) Law
6 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Analyst
1 33 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 27 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 27 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
3 21 (21.21%) Consultant
4 17 (17.17%) Security Consultant
5 13 (13.13%) Security Specialist
6 12 (12.12%) IT Security Consultant
6 12 (12.12%) IT Consultant
7 11 (11.11%) Security Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) IT Security Specialist
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Database Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Database Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Security Manager
11 6 (6.06%) Information Manager
11 6 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
12 5 (5.05%) Information Security Consultant
12 5 (5.05%) Senior Security Consultant
12 5 (5.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) XML
1 3 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.10%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (10.10%) Cryptography
4 10 (10.10%) SCADA
5 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.07%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 12 (12.12%) UNIX
3 9 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.59%) Information Security
2 33 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 29 (29.29%) Project Management
4 25 (25.25%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (22.22%) ITIL
6 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (18.18%) Security Management
8 15 (15.15%) Security Architecture
9 14 (14.14%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (14.14%) Performance Management
9 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
9 14 (14.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (13.13%) Test Strategy
10 13 (13.13%) Information Assurance
11 11 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.10%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (8.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) Python
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (40.40%) Degree
2 29 (29.29%) CISA
3 28 (28.28%) CISM
4 23 (23.23%) CISMP
5 11 (11.11%) CEH
6 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.10%) GIAC
7 6 (6.06%) SSCP
8 5 (5.05%) MBA
9 4 (4.04%) GCIA
10 1 (1.01%) MCSE
10 1 (1.01%) MCSA
10 1 (1.01%) CCNA
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.01%) CRISC
10 1 (1.01%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (46.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (29.29%) PCI DSS
3 11 (11.11%) COBIT
4 3 (3.03%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Splunk
2 14 (14.14%) ArcSight
3 13 (13.13%) Oracle
4 12 (12.12%) Symantec
5 8 (8.08%) McAfee
6 7 (7.07%) Sophos
6 7 (7.07%) Websense
7 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.05%) IronPort
8 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.04%) Cisco
9 3 (3.03%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.03%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
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