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 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 56 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 40 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.30% 0.87% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.61% 4.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 2
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £44,500
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
294 264 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.28% 19.06% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 231 168 183
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 August 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 70 (95.89%) Information Security
2 64 (87.67%) Finance
3 57 (78.08%) CISM
4 51 (69.86%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (60.27%) Cyber Security
5 44 (60.27%) Cryptography
6 42 (57.53%) Network Security
6 42 (57.53%) Data Security
7 40 (54.79%) Incident Management
8 39 (53.42%) Degree
9 34 (46.58%) Law
10 31 (42.47%) SIEM
11 30 (41.10%) Legal
12 26 (35.62%) Risk Management
13 15 (20.55%) Business Continuity
14 13 (17.81%) Analytics
15 11 (15.07%) Business Continuity Planning
15 11 (15.07%) BCP
16 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
18 7 (9.59%) Security Testing
18 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
18 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 7 (9.59%) CISA
19 5 (6.85%) COBIT
20 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
20 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
20 4 (5.48%) SCADA
20 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance
20 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 42 (57.53%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
General
1 64 (87.67%) Finance
2 34 (46.58%) Law
3 30 (41.10%) Legal
4 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Analyst
2 27 (36.99%) Security Analyst
2 27 (36.99%) Information Analyst
2 27 (36.99%) Information Security Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Consultant
3 17 (23.29%) Security Consultant
4 16 (21.92%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Information Security Consultant
5 11 (15.07%) Incident Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Information Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (12.33%) Lead Security Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) Project Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (8.22%) Project Consultant
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Project Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (69.86%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (60.27%) Cryptography
3 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) SCADA
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (95.89%) Information Security
2 44 (60.27%) Cyber Security
3 42 (57.53%) Data Security
4 40 (54.79%) Incident Management
5 31 (42.47%) SIEM
6 26 (35.62%) Risk Management
7 15 (20.55%) Business Continuity
8 13 (17.81%) Analytics
9 11 (15.07%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (15.07%) BCP
10 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.59%) Security Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.48%) Security Management
12 4 (5.48%) ITIL
12 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity Management
12 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance
13 3 (4.11%) Security Architecture
14 2 (2.74%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (78.08%) CISM
2 39 (53.42%) Degree
3 7 (9.59%) CISA
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) CRISC
6 2 (2.74%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) COSO
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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