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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 122 162 140
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -22
Permanent jobs citing CISM 45 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 1.57% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 9
Average salary £42,000 £60,250 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.29% +18.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £46,450 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,750 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
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
904 894 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.44% 24.23% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 624 563 504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Edinburgh +15 25 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Glasgow +15 18 £42,000 -40.00% 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (89.58%) Information Security
2 85 (88.54%) CISSP
3 75 (78.13%) Finance
4 54 (56.25%) Degree
5 43 (44.79%) Cyber Security
5 43 (44.79%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (40.63%) Cryptography
7 37 (38.54%) Incident Management
8 33 (34.38%) SIEM
8 33 (34.38%) Legal
9 32 (33.33%) CISA
9 32 (33.33%) Network Security
10 30 (31.25%) Risk Management
11 29 (30.21%) Data Security
12 25 (26.04%) Management Information System
13 22 (22.92%) Law
14 21 (21.88%) Banking
14 21 (21.88%) ITIL
15 20 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (19.79%) Business Continuity
17 16 (16.67%) Security Management
17 16 (16.67%) Retail
17 16 (16.67%) PCI DSS
18 14 (14.58%) Risk Assessment
18 14 (14.58%) Analytics
19 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
20 11 (11.46%) BCP
20 11 (11.46%) Business Continuity Planning
21 10 (10.42%) Data Protection
21 10 (10.42%) Corporate Banking

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (5.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.17%) Intranet
3 4 (4.17%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) LAN
4 3 (3.13%) WLAN
4 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
General
1 75 (78.13%) Finance
2 33 (34.38%) Legal
3 22 (22.92%) Law
4 21 (21.88%) Banking
5 16 (16.67%) Retail
6 10 (10.42%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Analyst
2 22 (22.92%) Information Analyst
2 22 (22.92%) Security Analyst
2 22 (22.92%) Information Security Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Consultant
3 19 (19.79%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Information Security Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Security Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Lead Security Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Information Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Project Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Project Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Head of Technology
8 6 (6.25%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 43 (44.79%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (40.63%) Cryptography
3 25 (26.04%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (8.33%) SCADA
5 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.08%) PKI
8 2 (2.08%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) UNIX
3 3 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (89.58%) Information Security
2 43 (44.79%) Cyber Security
3 37 (38.54%) Incident Management
4 33 (34.38%) SIEM
5 30 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 29 (30.21%) Data Security
7 21 (21.88%) ITIL
8 19 (19.79%) Business Continuity
9 16 (16.67%) Security Management
10 14 (14.58%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (14.58%) Analytics
11 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.46%) BCP
12 11 (11.46%) Business Continuity Planning
13 10 (10.42%) Data Protection
14 9 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (9.38%) Service Management
14 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (88.54%) CISSP
2 54 (56.25%) Degree
3 32 (33.33%) CISA
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.25%) ACCA
6 4 (4.17%) CISMP
7 3 (3.13%) MBA
8 1 (1.04%) CEH
8 1 (1.04%) CRISC
8 1 (1.04%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (10.42%) COBIT
4 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.17%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.04%) COSO
Vendors
1 6 (6.25%) IBM
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.04%) Splunk
3 1 (1.04%) ArcSight
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