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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 69 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 33 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.64% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.96% 1.95% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 4
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
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
301 256 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.10% 18.08% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 207 173 139
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £26,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 31 (91.18%) Information Security
3 24 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (67.65%) Cyber Security
4 23 (67.65%) Cryptography
5 22 (64.71%) Network Security
5 22 (64.71%) Data Security
5 22 (64.71%) CISM
6 20 (58.82%) Incident Management
7 19 (55.88%) Degree
8 17 (50.00%) SIEM
8 17 (50.00%) Law
9 10 (29.41%) Legal
9 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
9 10 (29.41%) Analytics
10 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity
11 7 (20.59%) CISA
12 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
12 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Planning
12 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (14.71%) BCP
13 4 (11.76%) Project Management
13 4 (11.76%) CRISC
14 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity Management
14 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
14 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
14 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
14 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
14 3 (8.82%) SCADA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (64.71%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
General
1 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Law
3 10 (29.41%) Legal
4 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Information Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Security Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.94%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (67.65%) Cryptography
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (8.82%) SCADA
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Information Security
2 23 (67.65%) Cyber Security
3 22 (64.71%) Data Security
4 20 (58.82%) Incident Management
5 17 (50.00%) SIEM
6 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 10 (29.41%) Analytics
7 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity
8 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (14.71%) BCP
9 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity Management
10 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (8.82%) Security Management
11 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) CISM
2 19 (55.88%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) CISA
4 4 (11.76%) CRISC
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) COBIT
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £55000 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Glasgow
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago