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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 78 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.17% 1.16% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.12% 5.57% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 3
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
345 287 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.70% 20.72% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 273 177 187
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 £26,250 £28,200 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £59,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Glasgow

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 65 (97.01%) Information Security
2 58 (86.57%) Finance
3 52 (77.61%) CISM
4 50 (74.63%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (64.18%) Cyber Security
5 43 (64.18%) Cryptography
6 41 (61.19%) Network Security
6 41 (61.19%) Data Security
7 39 (58.21%) Incident Management
8 38 (56.72%) Degree
9 33 (49.25%) Law
10 30 (44.78%) Legal
10 30 (44.78%) SIEM
11 24 (35.82%) Risk Management
12 15 (22.39%) Business Continuity
13 12 (17.91%) Analytics
14 11 (16.42%) Business Continuity Planning
14 11 (16.42%) BCP
15 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
17 7 (10.45%) CISA
17 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
18 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
19 5 (7.46%) COBIT
20 4 (5.97%) SCADA
20 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
20 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
20 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
20 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 41 (61.19%) Network Security
General
1 58 (86.57%) Finance
2 33 (49.25%) Law
3 30 (44.78%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Analyst
2 24 (35.82%) Security Analyst
2 24 (35.82%) Information Analyst
2 24 (35.82%) Information Security Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Consultant
3 16 (23.88%) Security Consultant
4 13 (19.40%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Incident Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (13.43%) Lead Security Consultant
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Information Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Project Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Project Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Project Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 50 (74.63%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (64.18%) Cryptography
3 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) SCADA
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) UNIX
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (97.01%) Information Security
2 43 (64.18%) Cyber Security
3 41 (61.19%) Data Security
4 39 (58.21%) Incident Management
5 30 (44.78%) SIEM
6 24 (35.82%) Risk Management
7 15 (22.39%) Business Continuity
8 12 (17.91%) Analytics
9 11 (16.42%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (16.42%) BCP
10 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
12 4 (5.97%) ITIL
12 4 (5.97%) Security Management
12 4 (5.97%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity Management
13 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
13 2 (2.99%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 52 (77.61%) CISM
2 38 (56.72%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) CISA
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) CRISC
6 2 (2.99%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.46%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) COSO
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle