The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 110 164 155
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISM 53 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 1.41% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 8 5
Average salary £42,000 £60,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.29% +0.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £50,300 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £69,750 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
CISM
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
849 852 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.82% 23.16% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 561 536
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CISM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CISM Salary Trend in Scotland

CISM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CISM Salary Histogram in Scotland

CISM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +42 35 £42,000 -40.00%
Edinburgh +12 16 £62,500 +4.16%
Inverclyde - 2 £62,000 -
CISM
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CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CISM 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 CISM.

1 86 (87.76%) Information Security
2 84 (85.71%) CISSP
3 78 (79.59%) Finance
4 51 (52.04%) Degree
5 49 (50.00%) Cyber Security
6 45 (45.92%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (40.82%) Cryptography
8 30 (30.61%) Network Security
8 30 (30.61%) SIEM
9 29 (29.59%) Incident Management
9 29 (29.59%) Data Security
10 26 (26.53%) CISA
11 25 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (23.47%) Law
12 23 (23.47%) Legal
13 22 (22.45%) Risk Management
14 19 (19.39%) Risk Assessment
14 19 (19.39%) Business Continuity
15 18 (18.37%) Management Information System
15 18 (18.37%) ITIL
15 18 (18.37%) PCI DSS
16 16 (16.33%) Banking
17 15 (15.31%) COBIT
18 12 (12.24%) Data Protection
18 12 (12.24%) Analytics
19 11 (11.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (11.22%) BCP
19 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
19 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity Planning
19 11 (11.22%) Mobile Payment

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CISM 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 CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.61%) Network Security
2 8 (8.16%) Intranet
2 8 (8.16%) Internet
3 6 (6.12%) LAN
3 6 (6.12%) WLAN
4 2 (2.04%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.04%) QlikView
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
General
1 78 (79.59%) Finance
2 23 (23.47%) Law
2 23 (23.47%) Legal
3 16 (16.33%) Banking
4 11 (11.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.12%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Analyst
2 29 (29.59%) Information Analyst
2 29 (29.59%) Security Analyst
2 29 (29.59%) Information Security Analyst
3 23 (23.47%) Consultant
3 23 (23.47%) Security Consultant
4 17 (17.35%) Information Security Consultant
5 16 (16.33%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Senior Security Consultant
6 12 (12.24%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (11.22%) Senior Manager
8 10 (10.20%) Senior Security Analyst
8 10 (10.20%) Security Manager
8 10 (10.20%) Senior Information Analyst
8 10 (10.20%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 9 (9.18%) Lead Security Consultant
10 7 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (7.14%) Information Manager
10 7 (7.14%) Project Analyst
11 6 (6.12%) Head of Technology
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.92%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (40.82%) Cryptography
3 18 (18.37%) Management Information System
4 11 (11.22%) Mobile Payment
4 11 (11.22%) SCADA
5 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) BYOD
7 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) UNIX
3 6 (6.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (87.76%) Information Security
2 49 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 30 (30.61%) SIEM
4 29 (29.59%) Incident Management
4 29 (29.59%) Data Security
5 22 (22.45%) Risk Management
6 19 (19.39%) Business Continuity
6 19 (19.39%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (18.37%) ITIL
8 12 (12.24%) Analytics
8 12 (12.24%) Data Protection
9 11 (11.22%) Information Assurance
9 11 (11.22%) BCP
9 11 (11.22%) Business Continuity Planning
10 10 (10.20%) Project Management
10 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (8.16%) Security Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Matrix Management
12 6 (6.12%) Benchmarking
12 6 (6.12%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (85.71%) CISSP
2 51 (52.04%) Degree
3 26 (26.53%) CISA
4 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) CISMP
6 6 (6.12%) MBA
6 6 (6.12%) ACCA
7 3 (3.06%) CRISC
8 1 (1.02%) ISACA
8 1 (1.02%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (18.37%) PCI DSS
3 15 (15.31%) COBIT
4 5 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.08%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.02%) COSO
6 1 (1.02%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.02%) Splunk
2 1 (1.02%) ArcSight