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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 95 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 67 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.25% 1.21% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.94% 4.34% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 34
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
844 853 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.30% 27.97% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 523 580 486
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 £27,350 £25,050
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%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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 +21 42 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Glasgow +8 21 £65,000 - 3
Stirling +12 4 £70,000 +27.27%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (47.54%) Information Security
2 52 (42.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (42.62%) Security Operations
3 49 (40.16%) Degree
4 46 (37.70%) Data Centre
5 45 (36.89%) Security Architecture
6 44 (36.07%) Network Security
7 41 (33.61%) Project Management
7 41 (33.61%) PCI DSS
8 39 (31.97%) Security Operations Centre
9 38 (31.15%) SIEM
10 37 (30.33%) Finance
11 35 (28.69%) Management Information System
11 35 (28.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 34 (27.87%) Splunk
13 32 (26.23%) CISM
14 30 (24.59%) CISA
14 30 (24.59%) IIS
14 30 (24.59%) Portfolio Management
14 30 (24.59%) Performance Management
14 30 (24.59%) IISP
15 29 (23.77%) ArcSight
16 28 (22.95%) Banking
17 26 (21.31%) Retail
18 25 (20.49%) Law
18 25 (20.49%) Test Strategy
19 23 (18.85%) Security Management
20 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (17.21%) Risk Management
21 20 (16.39%) ITIL

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (24.59%) IIS
2 9 (7.38%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.07%) Network Security
2 15 (12.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (10.66%) Firewall
4 9 (7.38%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.82%) FTP
6 1 (0.82%) LAN
6 1 (0.82%) VLAN
6 1 (0.82%) WAN
6 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 37 (30.33%) Finance
2 28 (22.95%) Banking
3 26 (21.31%) Retail
4 25 (20.49%) Law
5 16 (13.11%) Legal
6 10 (8.20%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (4.92%) Marketing
8 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Consultant
1 42 (34.43%) Security Consultant
2 32 (26.23%) Analyst
3 30 (24.59%) Security Analyst
4 29 (23.77%) IT Consultant
4 29 (23.77%) IT Security Consultant
5 13 (10.66%) Architect
5 13 (10.66%) Security Architect
5 13 (10.66%) Security Specialist
6 12 (9.84%) Information Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Security Manager
7 11 (9.02%) Information Manager
8 9 (7.38%) Network Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (6.56%) SIEM Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) Vulnerability Consultant
10 7 (5.74%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) JSON
1 1 (0.82%) REST
1 1 (0.82%) SOAP
1 1 (0.82%) Web Services
1 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (37.70%) Data Centre
2 39 (31.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 35 (28.69%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.10%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.28%) PKI
7 4 (3.28%) SCADA
8 3 (2.46%) CESG
9 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Unix
3 4 (3.28%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) Information Security
2 52 (42.62%) Security Operations
3 45 (36.89%) Security Architecture
4 41 (33.61%) Project Management
5 38 (31.15%) SIEM
6 35 (28.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 30 (24.59%) Performance Management
7 30 (24.59%) Portfolio Management
8 25 (20.49%) Test Strategy
9 23 (18.85%) Security Management
10 21 (17.21%) Risk Management
10 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (16.39%) ITIL
12 17 (13.93%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (13.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
15 11 (9.02%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (9.02%) Service Management
16 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) C
2 1 (0.82%) Java
2 1 (0.82%) Perl
2 1 (0.82%) Python
2 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) Degree
2 32 (26.23%) CISM
3 30 (24.59%) CISA
3 30 (24.59%) IISP
4 20 (16.39%) CEH
5 13 (10.66%) GIAC
6 10 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (7.38%) GCIA
8 8 (6.56%) SSCP
9 7 (5.74%) SANS
10 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (4.10%) CCNP
11 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.28%) CCNA
12 4 (3.28%) CHFI
12 4 (3.28%) CRISC
12 4 (3.28%) ECSA
13 3 (2.46%) CCIE
13 3 (2.46%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.64%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (42.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (33.61%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.10%) COBIT
4 3 (2.46%) SLA
5 2 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.64%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.82%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) QRadar
2 1 (0.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Splunk
2 29 (23.77%) ArcSight
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle
4 9 (7.38%) Informatica
5 8 (6.56%) IBM
6 7 (5.74%) Cisco
7 5 (4.10%) F5
8 3 (2.46%) Juniper
9 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.64%) Imperva
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.64%) Proofpoint
10 1 (0.82%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.82%) Tripwire
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