The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 131 147 144
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 42 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 1.91% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 6
Average salary £49,050 £43,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.75% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
863 891 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.21% 27.17% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 569 532 697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +6 27 £49,050 -14.69% 1
Glasgow -1 12 £40,750 +1.87% 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £55,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (52.17%) Finance
1 36 (52.17%) Information Security
2 26 (37.68%) CISA
3 23 (33.33%) CISM
3 23 (33.33%) CEH
4 22 (31.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (31.88%) Management Information System
5 18 (26.09%) Security Management
5 18 (26.09%) Firewall
6 16 (23.19%) Incident Management
6 16 (23.19%) ITIL
6 16 (23.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (20.29%) SIEM
7 14 (20.29%) Degree
8 13 (18.84%) Network Security
8 13 (18.84%) Data Security
8 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
8 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
9 12 (17.39%) Banking
10 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
11 10 (14.49%) GIAC
11 10 (14.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (14.49%) Information Assurance
12 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
12 9 (13.04%) QA
13 8 (11.59%) Time Management
13 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
13 8 (11.59%) COBIT
13 8 (11.59%) Legal

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) Network Security
3 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.70%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.80%) Wireless
5 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) DNS
6 3 (4.35%) SSL
6 3 (4.35%) LDAP
6 3 (4.35%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.35%) IPsec
6 3 (4.35%) TACACS
7 2 (2.90%) HTTP
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) FTP
8 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) Big Data
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Legal
4 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
5 6 (8.70%) Retail
5 6 (8.70%) Retail Banking
6 5 (7.25%) Publishing
7 4 (5.80%) Law
8 3 (4.35%) Electronics
8 3 (4.35%) Advertising
9 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
1 18 (26.09%) Security Specialist
2 17 (24.64%) Security Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 11 (15.94%) IT Security Specialist
5 8 (11.59%) Auditor
5 8 (11.59%) Coordinator
6 7 (10.14%) Information Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (10.14%) Information Specialist
7 6 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.25%) PKI
5 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.90%) CESG
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) PMI
7 1 (1.45%) GIS
7 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Information Security
2 18 (26.09%) Security Management
3 16 (23.19%) ITIL
3 16 (23.19%) Incident Management
3 16 (23.19%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (20.29%) SIEM
5 13 (18.84%) Data Security
6 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
7 10 (14.49%) Information Assurance
8 9 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (11.59%) Project Management
9 8 (11.59%) Business Continuity
9 8 (11.59%) Time Management
10 7 (10.14%) Security Architecture
11 6 (8.70%) Security Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.70%) Information Security Management
12 4 (5.80%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (5.80%) ISMS
13 3 (4.35%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) CISA
2 23 (33.33%) CISM
2 23 (33.33%) CEH
3 14 (20.29%) Degree
4 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.49%) GIAC
6 8 (11.59%) BC Cleared
6 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) GCIA
8 4 (5.80%) SSCP
9 3 (4.35%) CGEIT
9 3 (4.35%) CRISC
10 2 (2.90%) ISACA
11 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.45%) CAPM
11 1 (1.45%) MCSE
11 1 (1.45%) MCSA
11 1 (1.45%) CCNA
11 1 (1.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (13.04%) QA
4 8 (11.59%) BS25999
4 8 (11.59%) COBIT
5 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) XenApp
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) NFS
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Cisco
2 4 (5.80%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) F5
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Sun
3 3 (4.35%) Juniper
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
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