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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 133 146 129
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing CISM 21 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 2.15% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 18
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,380 £47,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
939 791 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.97% 23.12% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 637 510 502
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +20 12 £45,850 -3.47% 4
Edinburgh +9 9 £50,000 -48.71% 1
CISM
UK

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 20 (66.67%) Information Security
2 20 (66.67%) CISSP
3 13 (43.33%) CISA
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) COBIT
4 11 (36.67%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (33.33%) Banking
5 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 10 (33.33%) CRISC
6 9 (30.00%) Cyber Security
6 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
7 8 (26.67%) Data Mining
7 8 (26.67%) VBA
7 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) Analytics
9 6 (20.00%) QA
9 6 (20.00%) QlikView
9 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Time Management
10 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
11 4 (13.33%) CISMP
11 4 (13.33%) Intranet
11 4 (13.33%) Internet

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WLAN
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Mining
2 6 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Security Manager
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Information Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) SCADA
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Time Management
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
8 3 (10.00%) Benchmarking
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) Data Security
9 2 (6.67%) People Management
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.33%) Security Management
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) VBA
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) CISSP
2 13 (43.33%) CISA
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 10 (33.33%) CRISC
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) CISMP
5 3 (10.00%) MBA
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) VCP4
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) COBIT
2 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
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