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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 138 114 166
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +52
Permanent jobs citing CISM 24 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 1.42% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 5.42% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 5
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,000 £51,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
766 830 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.63% 26.11% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 481 514 633
Average salary £45,000 £42,926 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Edinburgh +6 19 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Glasgow -32 3 £47,000 +2.50% 2
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UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) CISSP
2 22 (62.86%) Degree
3 21 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (40.00%) Information Security
4 14 (40.00%) COBIT
5 13 (37.14%) Finance
6 12 (34.29%) CEH
6 12 (34.29%) Splunk
7 11 (31.43%) Performance Management
7 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
7 11 (31.43%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 10 (28.57%) IIS
8 10 (28.57%) CHFI
8 10 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (28.57%) ArcSight
8 10 (28.57%) Security Architecture
8 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 10 (28.57%) IISP
8 10 (28.57%) ECSA
8 10 (28.57%) Security Operations
8 10 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Banking
11 7 (20.00%) Retail
11 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 7 (20.00%) CISA
12 6 (17.14%) CRISC

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Consultant
1 15 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) IT Manager
4 7 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Audit Manager
5 4 (11.43%) IT Audit Manager
5 4 (11.43%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Chief Information Officer
7 2 (5.71%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.71%) CIO
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Security Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 10 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) FMCG
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Information Security
2 11 (31.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 11 (31.43%) Performance Management
3 10 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 10 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 10 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.14%) Security Management
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Privacy
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.43%) Resilience Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) CISSP
2 22 (62.86%) Degree
3 12 (34.29%) CEH
4 10 (28.57%) CHFI
4 10 (28.57%) ECSA
4 10 (28.57%) IISP
5 7 (20.00%) CISA
6 6 (17.14%) CRISC
7 2 (5.71%) CISMP
7 2 (5.71%) ISEB
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCNA
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) GCIH
8 1 (2.86%) GIAC
8 1 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (40.00%) COBIT
3 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Snort
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Splunk
2 10 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Imperva
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