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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 141 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 34 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 2.89% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 20
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -2.85%
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
898 795 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.34% 25.75% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 573 505 619
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -10 18 £49,525 -2.89% 1
Glasgow -3 15 £40,000 -1.84% 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 38 (66.67%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) Finance
3 27 (47.37%) CEH
4 23 (40.35%) Security Management
5 21 (36.84%) ITIL
6 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (29.82%) Incident Management
7 17 (29.82%) Network Security
7 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
8 16 (28.07%) Firewall
9 15 (26.32%) CISM
10 13 (22.81%) CISA
10 13 (22.81%) Legal
11 12 (21.05%) Information Security Management
12 9 (15.79%) Banking
12 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (15.79%) SIEM
12 9 (15.79%) ISMS
12 9 (15.79%) Data Security
12 9 (15.79%) Wireless
12 9 (15.79%) Law
12 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.79%) VPN
13 7 (12.28%) Degree
13 7 (12.28%) Project Management
14 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
14 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
15 5 (8.77%) GIAC
15 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (7.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) Network Security
2 16 (28.07%) Firewall
3 9 (15.79%) Wireless
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.79%) VPN
4 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.02%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.75%) Big Data
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Legal
3 9 (15.79%) Law
3 9 (15.79%) Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.77%) Retail
5 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
6 4 (7.02%) Publishing
7 2 (3.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Security Specialist
2 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Information Security Specialist
3 12 (21.05%) Information Specialist
4 11 (19.30%) IT Security Specialist
5 10 (17.54%) Security Manager
6 8 (14.04%) Information Manager
7 7 (12.28%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (8.77%) Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Network Security Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Risk Manager
10 3 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
11 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
11 2 (3.51%) Architect
11 2 (3.51%) IT Security Officer
11 2 (3.51%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) COM
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) CESG
3 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Information Security
2 23 (40.35%) Security Management
3 21 (36.84%) ITIL
4 17 (29.82%) Incident Management
4 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (21.05%) Information Security Management
6 9 (15.79%) Data Security
6 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (15.79%) ISMS
6 9 (15.79%) SIEM
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Line Management
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) Coaching
10 4 (7.02%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.26%) Analytics
11 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
12 2 (3.51%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) CEH
2 15 (26.32%) CISM
3 13 (22.81%) CISA
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) GIAC
6 4 (7.02%) GCIA
7 3 (5.26%) SSCP
8 2 (3.51%) CGEIT
8 2 (3.51%) CRISC
9 1 (1.75%) ISACA
9 1 (1.75%) MCSE
9 1 (1.75%) MCSA
9 1 (1.75%) CCNA
9 1 (1.75%) CCA
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) NFS
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) XenApp
1 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco
1 2 (3.51%) Splunk
1 2 (3.51%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) Citrix
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.75%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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