The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 129 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISA 25 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 1.20% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 5.18% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 17
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -1.04%
CISA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
939 791 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.97% 23.12% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 637 510 502
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CISA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CISA Salary Trend in Scotland

CISA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

CISA Salary Histogram in Scotland

CISA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Glasgow +10 11 £56,250 +21.62% 2
CISA
UK

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CISA 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 CISA.

1 25 (62.50%) CISSP
2 23 (57.50%) Risk Management
3 20 (50.00%) Banking
4 18 (45.00%) Finance
5 17 (42.50%) ITIL
6 15 (37.50%) Project Management
7 13 (32.50%) CISM
7 13 (32.50%) Cyber Security
8 12 (30.00%) CRISC
9 11 (27.50%) COBIT
9 11 (27.50%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (25.00%) Information Security
10 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (25.00%) Retail
11 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
11 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
12 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
12 8 (20.00%) VBA
12 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (17.50%) CEH
13 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (17.50%) GIAC
13 7 (17.50%) GCIA
13 7 (17.50%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) Security Testing
13 7 (17.50%) QA
13 7 (17.50%) tcpdump

CISA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CISA 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 CISA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
1 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (17.50%) Network Security
1 7 (17.50%) tcpdump
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (15.00%) QlikView
General
1 20 (50.00%) Banking
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Network Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Senior IT Auditor
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Auditor
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Auditor
6 4 (10.00%) IT Auditor
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.50%) SCADA
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Risk Management
2 17 (42.50%) ITIL
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 13 (32.50%) Cyber Security
5 11 (27.50%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (25.00%) Information Security
6 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
8 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Analytics
9 7 (17.50%) SIEM
9 7 (17.50%) Security Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Time Management
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
12 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
12 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking
13 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) VBA
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) CISSP
2 13 (32.50%) CISM
3 12 (30.00%) CRISC
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
5 7 (17.50%) GIAC
5 7 (17.50%) GCIA
5 7 (17.50%) CEH
6 3 (7.50%) MBA
6 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) COBIT
2 7 (17.50%) QA
3 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago