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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 160 142 156
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISM 13 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 1.81% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Average salary £62,750 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.03% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.42%
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
893 772 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.67% 25.41% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 569 493 601
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 7 £70,000 -
Edinburgh -20 5 £60,500 +9.00%
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) CISSP
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) CISA
5 6 (30.00%) CRISC
6 5 (25.00%) PMP
6 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) MS Project
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) Data Security
8 3 (15.00%) Legal
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Line Management
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) Coaching
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) Network Security
9 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.00%) Business Development
9 2 (10.00%) SIEM

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Information Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Information Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Security
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) CISA
3 6 (30.00%) CRISC
4 5 (25.00%) PMP
4 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) CEH
7 1 (5.00%) CAPM
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.00%) SSCP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCA
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix