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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 114 164 152
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISM 46 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 1.32% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £51,100 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £82,500 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
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
815 910 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.16% 23.01% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 510 595 510
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,903
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 - 30 £45,850 - 6
Edinburgh +22 20 £50,000 -36.50% 1
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (92.45%) Finance
2 44 (83.02%) Information Security
3 40 (75.47%) CISSP
4 34 (64.15%) Degree
5 33 (62.26%) Cyber Security
6 25 (47.17%) Cryptography
7 22 (41.51%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (32.08%) COBIT
9 17 (32.08%) CISA
10 16 (30.19%) ITIL
10 16 (30.19%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (30.19%) Risk Management
10 16 (30.19%) SIEM
11 15 (28.30%) Incident Management
11 15 (28.30%) Network Security
11 15 (28.30%) Data Security
12 13 (24.53%) PCI DSS
13 12 (22.64%) Law
13 12 (22.64%) Business Continuity
13 12 (22.64%) Banking
14 11 (20.75%) Project Management
14 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
15 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
15 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance
15 10 (18.87%) SCADA
15 10 (18.87%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (18.87%) Analytics
15 10 (18.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (18.87%) Telecoms

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Network Security
2 8 (15.09%) Intranet
2 8 (15.09%) Internet
3 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 6 (11.32%) WLAN
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.43%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (92.45%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Law
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (18.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (9.43%) Legal
5 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) Security Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) Information Security Consultant
3 11 (20.75%) Security Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Information Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Manager
3 11 (20.75%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Security Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Information Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Lead Security Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Governance Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Cryptography
2 22 (41.51%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.87%) SCADA
3 10 (18.87%) Mobile Payment
4 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Information Security
2 33 (62.26%) Cyber Security
3 16 (30.19%) SIEM
3 16 (30.19%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (30.19%) Risk Management
3 16 (30.19%) ITIL
4 15 (28.30%) Data Security
4 15 (28.30%) Incident Management
5 12 (22.64%) Business Continuity
6 11 (20.75%) Project Management
7 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
7 10 (18.87%) Information Assurance
7 10 (18.87%) Analytics
8 6 (11.32%) Benchmarking
8 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) BCP
9 5 (9.43%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (9.43%) Time Management
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
1 6 (11.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (75.47%) CISSP
2 34 (64.15%) Degree
3 17 (32.08%) CISA
4 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) CISMP
6 7 (13.21%) CRISC
7 6 (11.32%) MBA
8 1 (1.89%) CEH
8 1 (1.89%) ISACA
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (32.08%) COBIT
3 13 (24.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (7.55%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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