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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 146 155 152
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISM 15 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.26% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 0.92% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 14
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
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
838 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.25% 28.00% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 522 593 496
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +14 14 £60,000 +9.09%
Stirling - 1 - -
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 25 (73.53%) Information Security
3 23 (67.65%) Degree
4 20 (58.82%) Finance
5 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
7 16 (47.06%) Security Management
7 16 (47.06%) CISA
7 16 (47.06%) ITIL
8 13 (38.24%) Retail
9 12 (35.29%) Banking
9 12 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (35.29%) Legal
9 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (35.29%) Service Management
9 12 (35.29%) Incident Management
10 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (29.41%) Corporate Banking
11 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
11 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (23.53%) Digital Forensics
12 8 (23.53%) Splunk
12 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
12 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
12 8 (23.53%) IBM
12 8 (23.53%) CEH
13 7 (20.59%) Network Security

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Network Security
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Retail
3 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 12 (35.29%) Legal
4 10 (29.41%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Security Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) CISSP Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Governance Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Technician
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (14.71%) Cryptography
4 5 (14.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) PKI
6 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 16 (47.06%) ITIL
3 16 (47.06%) Security Management
4 12 (35.29%) Incident Management
4 12 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Service Management
4 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (32.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (23.53%) Digital Forensics
7 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
8 6 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
8 6 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (17.65%) Security Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) SIEM
9 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CISSP
2 23 (67.65%) Degree
3 16 (47.06%) CISA
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (23.53%) CEH
6 6 (17.65%) IISP
7 5 (14.71%) CHFI
7 5 (14.71%) ECSA
8 2 (5.88%) ISEB
8 2 (5.88%) SSCP
9 1 (2.94%) CCNA
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.94%) GCIH
9 1 (2.94%) GIAC
9 1 (2.94%) OSCP
9 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.76%) COBIT
4 3 (8.82%) SLA
5 2 (5.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) IBM
1 8 (23.53%) Splunk
2 6 (17.65%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.88%) Imperva