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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 123 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 32 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.59% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 6.46% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 26
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
CISSP
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
820 805 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.66% 24.61% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 573 479 628
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Scotland

CISSP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +5 29 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CISSP 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 CISSP.

1 39 (61.90%) Information Security
2 27 (42.86%) CEH
3 26 (41.27%) Finance
4 23 (36.51%) Firewall
5 21 (33.33%) ITIL
6 17 (26.98%) Security Management
6 17 (26.98%) Risk Management
6 17 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (25.40%) Degree
8 14 (22.22%) Cisco
8 14 (22.22%) CISM
8 14 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 13 (20.63%) Windows
9 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
9 13 (20.63%) SSCP
9 13 (20.63%) CISA
9 13 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (20.63%) Network Security
10 12 (19.05%) Banking
11 11 (17.46%) Linux
11 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
11 11 (17.46%) Information Security Management
11 11 (17.46%) Law
11 11 (17.46%) Legal
11 11 (17.46%) GIAC
11 11 (17.46%) SIEM
11 11 (17.46%) Analytics
12 10 (15.87%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (14.29%) XML

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CISSP 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 CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) Firewall
2 13 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (20.63%) Network Security
3 9 (14.29%) Wireless
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) DHCP
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Law
3 11 (17.46%) Legal
4 9 (14.29%) Retail
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 16 (25.40%) Security Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 10 (15.87%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (15.87%) Information Specialist
5 9 (14.29%) Tester
6 8 (12.70%) Information Manager
6 8 (12.70%) IT Security Specialist
7 7 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Consultant
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Security Specialist
10 4 (6.35%) Applications Manager
10 4 (6.35%) Security Consultant
10 4 (6.35%) Junior
10 4 (6.35%) Junior Tester
11 3 (4.76%) Risk Manager
12 2 (3.17%) IT Risk Manager
13 1 (1.59%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) XML
1 9 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 9 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Information Security
2 21 (33.33%) ITIL
3 17 (26.98%) Security Management
3 17 (26.98%) Risk Management
4 11 (17.46%) Information Security Management
4 11 (17.46%) SIEM
4 11 (17.46%) Analytics
5 10 (15.87%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (14.29%) ISMS
6 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.70%) Cyber Security
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (11.11%) Project Management
8 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) Coaching
11 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
1 1 (1.59%) Python
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) CEH
2 16 (25.40%) Degree
3 14 (22.22%) CISM
4 13 (20.63%) SSCP
4 13 (20.63%) CISA
5 11 (17.46%) GIAC
6 3 (4.76%) MCSE
6 3 (4.76%) MCSA
6 3 (4.76%) CRISC
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.59%) OSCP
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.59%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) ISEB
7 1 (1.59%) CCA
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) NFS
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) XenApp
1 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.35%) Splunk
3 4 (6.35%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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