The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 101 132
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +31
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 27 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.88% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 6.90% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 15
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,800 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,084 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
535 797 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.93% 27.30% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 338 518 588
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CISSP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Scotland region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Scotland

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Scotland

CISSP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 18 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Glasgow +11 7 £62,223 -4.27% 1
Dundee - 2 - - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 51 (76.12%) Information Security
2 38 (56.72%) CISM
3 35 (52.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (44.78%) PCI DSS
5 19 (28.36%) Degree
6 17 (25.37%) CISA
6 17 (25.37%) Performance Management
7 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
7 16 (23.88%) Security Monitoring
8 15 (22.39%) IISP
8 15 (22.39%) IIS
9 14 (20.90%) Project Management
9 14 (20.90%) Network Security
9 14 (20.90%) Security Architecture
9 14 (20.90%) Splunk
9 14 (20.90%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (20.90%) ArcSight
9 14 (20.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (20.90%) Compliance Management
9 14 (20.90%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 14 (20.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
10 13 (19.40%) Data Protection
10 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
10 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (17.91%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (14.93%) Finance
13 8 (11.94%) Law
13 8 (11.94%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (11.94%) CEH

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (22.39%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Network Security
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
3 6 (8.96%) DNS
4 5 (7.46%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Big Data
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Law
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Security Manager
2 20 (29.85%) Consultant
2 20 (29.85%) Security Consultant
3 18 (26.87%) Information Security Consultant
4 14 (20.90%) Network Consultant
4 14 (20.90%) Network Security Consultant
5 13 (19.40%) Information Manager
5 13 (19.40%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (10.45%) IT Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Security Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Compliance Manager
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Head of Security
8 5 (7.46%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Officer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
1 14 (20.90%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.49%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) SCADA
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Information Security
2 17 (25.37%) Performance Management
3 16 (23.88%) Security Monitoring
3 16 (23.88%) Security Operations
4 14 (20.90%) Compliance Management
4 14 (20.90%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (20.90%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 14 (20.90%) Security Architecture
4 14 (20.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (19.40%) Data Protection
5 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
5 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.91%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (11.94%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
8 7 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 5 (7.46%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) Perl
1 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) CISM
2 19 (28.36%) Degree
3 17 (25.37%) CISA
4 15 (22.39%) IISP
5 8 (11.94%) CEH
6 3 (4.48%) CRISC
6 3 (4.48%) SANS
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) GIAC
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) CCNA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CISMP
8 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) EnCE
8 1 (1.49%) GCIH
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (52.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (44.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.96%) GDPR
4 4 (5.97%) COBIT
5 2 (2.99%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.49%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) ArcSight
1 14 (20.90%) Splunk
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
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