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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 111 76 139
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +63
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 47 90 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 2.82% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 10.53% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 74 27
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £37,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £62,300
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
766 855 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.72% 26.81% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 400 591 568
Median salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £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 25 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 25 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 25 £52,500 -4.54% 7
Glasgow -33 14 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 54 (53.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (52.48%) CISM
3 46 (45.54%) Degree
4 41 (40.59%) Information Security
5 39 (38.61%) Security Operations
6 38 (37.62%) PCI DSS
7 36 (35.64%) Splunk
8 34 (33.66%) Data Centre
9 31 (30.69%) Security Operations Centre
9 31 (30.69%) Security Architecture
10 30 (29.70%) SIEM
10 30 (29.70%) Finance
11 29 (28.71%) ArcSight
11 29 (28.71%) Performance Management
12 28 (27.72%) Portfolio Management
12 28 (27.72%) IISP
12 28 (27.72%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (27.72%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (27.72%) IIS
13 22 (21.78%) ITIL
13 22 (21.78%) Network Security
14 21 (20.79%) COBIT
14 21 (20.79%) CISA
14 21 (20.79%) Project Management
14 21 (20.79%) Risk Management
15 19 (18.81%) CEH
16 18 (17.82%) Law
16 18 (17.82%) Test Strategy
16 18 (17.82%) QRadar
17 16 (15.84%) Firewall

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 28 (27.72%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) Network Security
2 16 (15.84%) Firewall
3 13 (12.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.97%) SAN
5 3 (2.97%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.98%) DNS
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.99%) DHCP
7 1 (0.99%) LAN
7 1 (0.99%) VLAN
7 1 (0.99%) WAN
7 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Data Mining
1 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Law
3 14 (13.86%) Banking
4 11 (10.89%) Retail
5 7 (6.93%) Legal
6 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.97%) Games
6 3 (2.97%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Consultant
1 41 (40.59%) Security Consultant
2 15 (14.85%) Security Manager
2 15 (14.85%) Senior Consultant
2 15 (14.85%) Senior Security Consultant
3 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 9 (8.91%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) IT Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Information Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (6.93%) IT Security Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Security Officer
7 5 (4.95%) Information Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Information Officer
8 4 (3.96%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (3.96%) IT Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) JSON
1 1 (0.99%) REST
1 1 (0.99%) SOAP
1 1 (0.99%) Web Services
1 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.66%) Data Centre
2 31 (30.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (11.88%) Management Information System
4 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.96%) CESG
7 4 (3.96%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (3.96%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.97%) Informatics
9 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.99%) Blog
10 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.99%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Solaris
2 1 (0.99%) Unix
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Information Security
2 39 (38.61%) Security Operations
3 31 (30.69%) Security Architecture
4 30 (29.70%) SIEM
5 29 (28.71%) Performance Management
6 28 (27.72%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (27.72%) Portfolio Management
6 28 (27.72%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (21.78%) ITIL
8 21 (20.79%) Project Management
8 21 (20.79%) Risk Management
9 18 (17.82%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.90%) Data Protection
10 10 (9.90%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (9.90%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (9.90%) Security Management
10 10 (9.90%) Supplier Management
11 9 (8.91%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) Perl
2 3 (2.97%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) Java
3 2 (1.98%) Python
3 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.99%) C
4 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (52.48%) CISM
2 46 (45.54%) Degree
3 28 (27.72%) IISP
4 21 (20.79%) CISA
5 19 (18.81%) CEH
6 12 (11.88%) CRISC
7 9 (8.91%) CHFI
7 9 (8.91%) ECSA
8 7 (6.93%) CISMP
8 7 (6.93%) SANS
9 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.94%) GIAC
10 5 (4.95%) CCNP
10 5 (4.95%) GCIA
10 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.96%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (3.96%) CLAS
12 3 (2.97%) CCNA
12 3 (2.97%) GCIH
12 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (53.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (37.62%) PCI DSS
3 21 (20.79%) COBIT
4 5 (4.95%) ISO27002
5 3 (2.97%) ISO22301
6 2 (1.98%) QA
6 2 (1.98%) SLA
7 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.99%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.97%) vSphere
2 1 (0.99%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) QRadar
2 1 (0.99%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.99%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (35.64%) Splunk
2 29 (28.71%) ArcSight
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
4 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) F5
5 2 (1.98%) Imperva
5 2 (1.98%) Juniper
6 1 (0.99%) CA
6 1 (0.99%) MapR
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.99%) Symantec
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