The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 91 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 1.95% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
228 256 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.17% 24.29% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 157 144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

CISSP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Glasgow

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (60.00%) Network Security
3 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Security Management
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (50.00%) CEH
5 9 (45.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (45.00%) ISMS
5 9 (45.00%) Wireless
5 9 (45.00%) Law
5 9 (45.00%) Legal
5 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (45.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) Information Security Management
6 7 (35.00%) Data Security
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) Publishing
9 3 (15.00%) CISA
9 3 (15.00%) CISM
9 3 (15.00%) CRISC
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
10 2 (10.00%) CGEIT
10 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) Financial Analysis

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Network Security
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (45.00%) Law
1 9 (45.00%) Legal
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Security Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 10 (50.00%) Information Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Security Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Information Security Management
3 9 (45.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (45.00%) ISMS
4 7 (35.00%) Data Security
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) CISA
2 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) CRISC
3 2 (10.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CGEIT
4 1 (5.00%) CAPM
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS