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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 117 71 153
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +82
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 47 98 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 3.10% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.03% 11.34% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 79 20
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,650 £36,895
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £65,600 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
779 864 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.36% 27.30% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 400 588 597
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 20 £51,250 -8.48% 5
Glasgow -45 18 £47,250 +12.50% 2
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 56 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (49.07%) CISM
3 49 (45.37%) Degree
4 44 (40.74%) Security Operations
5 43 (39.81%) PCI DSS
6 42 (38.89%) Information Security
7 40 (37.04%) Data Centre
8 38 (35.19%) Splunk
9 35 (32.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 35 (32.41%) Security Architecture
10 33 (30.56%) SIEM
11 31 (28.70%) ArcSight
11 31 (28.70%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (28.70%) Performance Management
11 31 (28.70%) Finance
12 30 (27.78%) IIS
12 30 (27.78%) Network Security
12 30 (27.78%) Portfolio Management
12 30 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (27.78%) IISP
13 25 (23.15%) ITIL
14 23 (21.30%) CISA
14 23 (21.30%) COBIT
15 21 (19.44%) Project Management
15 21 (19.44%) Risk Management
15 21 (19.44%) CEH
16 20 (18.52%) Law
16 20 (18.52%) QRadar
16 20 (18.52%) Test Strategy
17 17 (15.74%) Intrusion Detection

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 30 (27.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.78%) Network Security
2 17 (15.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (14.81%) Firewall
4 5 (4.63%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.93%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
1 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 31 (28.70%) Finance
2 20 (18.52%) Law
3 15 (13.89%) Banking
4 12 (11.11%) Retail
5 8 (7.41%) Legal
6 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.78%) Games
6 3 (2.78%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Consultant
1 45 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 15 (13.89%) Senior Consultant
2 15 (13.89%) Senior Security Consultant
3 14 (12.96%) Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Security Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 9 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 9 (8.33%) IT Consultant
6 9 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
7 8 (7.41%) Information Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) IT Manager
8 7 (6.48%) Information Security Officer
8 7 (6.48%) IT Security Manager
8 7 (6.48%) Security Officer
9 5 (4.63%) Information Officer
10 4 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) JSON
1 2 (1.85%) REST
1 2 (1.85%) SOAP
1 2 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 35 (32.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
4 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.70%) CESG
7 4 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.78%) Informatics
8 3 (2.78%) SCADA
9 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.93%) Blog
10 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Linux
1 6 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Solaris
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Security Operations
2 42 (38.89%) Information Security
3 35 (32.41%) Security Architecture
4 33 (30.56%) SIEM
5 31 (28.70%) Performance Management
5 31 (28.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 30 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (27.78%) Portfolio Management
7 25 (23.15%) ITIL
8 21 (19.44%) Project Management
8 21 (19.44%) Risk Management
9 20 (18.52%) Test Strategy
10 13 (12.04%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (10.19%) Security Management
11 11 (10.19%) Supplier Management
12 10 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Data Protection
13 9 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 9 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) Perl
2 3 (2.78%) Python
2 3 (2.78%) SQL
3 2 (1.85%) Java
3 2 (1.85%) Ruby
3 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (49.07%) CISM
2 49 (45.37%) Degree
3 30 (27.78%) IISP
4 23 (21.30%) CISA
5 21 (19.44%) CEH
6 11 (10.19%) CRISC
7 10 (9.26%) CHFI
7 10 (9.26%) ECSA
8 9 (8.33%) GIAC
9 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (6.48%) CCNP
10 7 (6.48%) CISMP
10 7 (6.48%) GCIA
10 7 (6.48%) SANS
11 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.70%) CCNA
12 4 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (3.70%) CLAS
12 4 (3.70%) GCIH
12 4 (3.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (39.81%) PCI DSS
3 23 (21.30%) COBIT
4 5 (4.63%) ISO27002
5 3 (2.78%) ISO22301
5 3 (2.78%) SLA
6 2 (1.85%) QA
7 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) QRadar
2 1 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) Splunk
2 31 (28.70%) ArcSight
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco
3 4 (3.70%) F5
3 4 (3.70%) Juniper
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.78%) IBM
4 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) Imperva
5 2 (1.85%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.93%) CA
6 1 (0.93%) MapR
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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