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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 82 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 16 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.38% 0.81% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 5.12% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Average salary £44,800 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.44% +28.57%
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
274 215 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.68% 15.84% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 191 148 111
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,742
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (93.75%) Information Security
3 11 (68.75%) CISM
3 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
4 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 9 (56.25%) Data Security
4 9 (56.25%) Cryptography
4 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
5 7 (43.75%) Law
5 7 (43.75%) SIEM
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (25.00%) Legal
8 2 (12.50%) CRISC
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (12.50%) CISA
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
8 2 (12.50%) BCP
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Firewall
9 1 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) UML
9 1 (6.25%) OOP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Law
3 4 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Information Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (56.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
2 9 (56.25%) Data Security
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
3 7 (43.75%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISM
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CRISC
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
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