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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 100 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 32 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 1.68% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 6.38% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 18
Median salary £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+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
555 815 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.68% 26.38% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 339 536 577
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +8 24 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Glasgow +14 6 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Stirling +4 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 45 (59.21%) CISM
3 44 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (46.05%) PCI DSS
5 27 (35.53%) Degree
6 22 (28.95%) Security Operations
7 21 (27.63%) Security Architecture
7 21 (27.63%) CISA
8 20 (26.32%) Project Management
8 20 (26.32%) IIS
8 20 (26.32%) Performance Management
8 20 (26.32%) IISP
9 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 19 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (25.00%) Compliance Management
9 19 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 19 (25.00%) Splunk
9 19 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
9 19 (25.00%) ArcSight
9 19 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (21.05%) Network Security
11 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
12 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
12 13 (17.11%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (15.79%) Finance
13 12 (15.79%) Law
13 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
14 11 (14.47%) CRISC

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 20 (26.32%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) Network Security
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
3 7 (9.21%) DNS
4 6 (7.89%) DHCP
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
1 12 (15.79%) Law
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Consultant
1 27 (35.53%) Security Consultant
2 18 (23.68%) Information Security Consultant
2 18 (23.68%) Security Manager
3 14 (18.42%) Network Consultant
3 14 (18.42%) Network Security Consultant
4 11 (14.47%) Information Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Security Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Officer
8 4 (5.26%) Information Officer
8 4 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (5.26%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 19 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) CESG
5 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) CentOS
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 22 (28.95%) Security Operations
3 21 (27.63%) Security Architecture
4 20 (26.32%) Performance Management
4 20 (26.32%) Project Management
5 19 (25.00%) Compliance Management
5 19 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 19 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 19 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (18.42%) Data Protection
6 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (17.11%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
8 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.84%) SIEM
10 7 (9.21%) ITIL
11 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 6 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
2 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (59.21%) CISM
2 27 (35.53%) Degree
3 21 (27.63%) CISA
4 20 (26.32%) IISP
5 11 (14.47%) CRISC
6 10 (13.16%) CEH
7 4 (5.26%) SANS
8 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.32%) CCNA
10 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.32%) CISMP
10 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) EnCE
10 1 (1.32%) GCIH
10 1 (1.32%) GIAC
10 1 (1.32%) MCSA
10 1 (1.32%) MCSE
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (46.05%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.84%) COBIT
4 5 (6.58%) ISO27002
5 4 (5.26%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) QRadar
2 1 (1.32%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 19 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) VMware
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