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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 78 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 92 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.92% 0.82% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.84% 3.56% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +66.10%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
849 871 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.96% 23.11% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 579 574 534
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +49 51 £42,000 -25.33% 1
Edinburgh +27 42 £55,500 +13.26% 4
West Lothian -5 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £62,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 134 (70.90%) Information Security
2 112 (59.26%) Finance
3 90 (47.62%) Degree
4 79 (41.80%) CISM
5 74 (39.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 72 (38.10%) Cyber Security
7 59 (31.22%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (26.98%) Network Security
8 51 (26.98%) Cryptography
9 48 (25.40%) Law
10 44 (23.28%) Project Management
11 43 (22.75%) PCI DSS
11 43 (22.75%) SIEM
12 42 (22.22%) Data Security
13 40 (21.16%) CISA
13 40 (21.16%) Incident Management
14 38 (20.11%) Risk Assessment
15 36 (19.05%) Risk Management
16 35 (18.52%) Banking
17 33 (17.46%) Data Centre
18 32 (16.93%) Legal
19 28 (14.81%) Security Management
19 28 (14.81%) Security Architecture
20 27 (14.29%) Splunk
20 27 (14.29%) Management Information System
21 25 (13.23%) IIS
21 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
22 24 (12.70%) ITIL
23 23 (12.17%) Portfolio Management
23 23 (12.17%) ArcSight

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 25 (13.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.98%) Network Security
2 17 (8.99%) Firewall
3 15 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.23%) tcpdump
4 8 (4.23%) Intranet
4 8 (4.23%) Internet
5 6 (3.17%) LAN
5 6 (3.17%) WLAN
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) DB2
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
General
1 112 (59.26%) Finance
2 48 (25.40%) Law
3 35 (18.52%) Banking
4 32 (16.93%) Legal
5 21 (11.11%) Retail
6 11 (5.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (5.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 69 (36.51%) Analyst
2 62 (32.80%) Security Analyst
3 51 (26.98%) Information Security Analyst
3 51 (26.98%) Information Analyst
4 45 (23.81%) Consultant
5 37 (19.58%) Security Consultant
6 17 (8.99%) Information Security Consultant
7 16 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) Security Officer
9 13 (6.88%) Security Manager
10 12 (6.35%) Information Security Officer
10 12 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (6.35%) Senior Security Consultant
10 12 (6.35%) Security Specialist
11 11 (5.82%) Incident Analyst
12 10 (5.29%) Senior Security Analyst
13 9 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
13 9 (4.76%) Information Manager
13 9 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
13 9 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) XML
1 4 (2.12%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.06%) .NET
2 2 (1.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (31.22%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (26.98%) Cryptography
3 33 (17.46%) Data Centre
4 27 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.82%) SCADA
5 11 (5.82%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.70%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.06%) Statistics
10 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.53%) RMADS
10 1 (0.53%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.94%) Windows
2 12 (6.35%) Linux
3 10 (5.29%) UNIX
4 2 (1.06%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (70.90%) Information Security
2 72 (38.10%) Cyber Security
3 44 (23.28%) Project Management
4 43 (22.75%) SIEM
5 42 (22.22%) Data Security
6 40 (21.16%) Incident Management
7 38 (20.11%) Risk Assessment
8 36 (19.05%) Risk Management
9 28 (14.81%) Security Management
9 28 (14.81%) Security Architecture
10 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
11 24 (12.70%) ITIL
12 23 (12.17%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (12.17%) Performance Management
12 23 (12.17%) Portfolio Management
13 22 (11.64%) Test Strategy
14 20 (10.58%) Analytics
14 20 (10.58%) Service Management
15 18 (9.52%) Coaching
16 17 (8.99%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.23%) SQL
2 2 (1.06%) Python
2 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (47.62%) Degree
2 79 (41.80%) CISM
3 40 (21.16%) CISA
4 17 (8.99%) CEH
4 17 (8.99%) CISMP
5 15 (7.94%) GIAC
6 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.23%) GCIA
8 7 (3.70%) SSCP
9 6 (3.17%) MBA
9 6 (3.17%) CRISC
10 2 (1.06%) CGEIT
10 2 (1.06%) CCNA
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.53%) MCSE
11 1 (0.53%) MCSA
11 1 (0.53%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (39.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (22.75%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.88%) COBIT
4 5 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.12%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.59%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.53%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (14.29%) Splunk
2 23 (12.17%) ArcSight
3 11 (5.82%) Symantec
4 9 (4.76%) Oracle
5 7 (3.70%) Sophos
5 7 (3.70%) Websense
6 6 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.65%) Cisco
8 4 (2.12%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.12%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.12%) IronPort
9 2 (1.06%) McAfee
10 1 (0.53%) Hyland
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £42840 - £50400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £42,000 - £50,000 per year
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