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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 34 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 2.29% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 8.18% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 31
Median salary £57,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,150 £45,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
530 831 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.35% 27.94% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 350 522 604
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -13 27 £51,500 -1.90% 5
Glasgow +7 5 £64,446 -0.85%
Dundee - 2 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 36 (52.94%) CISM
3 32 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (30.88%) PCI DSS
5 20 (29.41%) Degree
6 16 (23.53%) Finance
7 15 (22.06%) ITIL
7 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
8 14 (20.59%) Performance Management
9 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 12 (17.65%) IIS
9 12 (17.65%) CISA
9 12 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (17.65%) IISP
9 12 (17.65%) Security Operations
9 12 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (16.18%) Compliance Management
10 11 (16.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
10 11 (16.18%) Security Operations Centre
10 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (16.18%) Security Architecture
10 11 (16.18%) Splunk
10 11 (16.18%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (16.18%) ArcSight
10 11 (16.18%) Network Security
11 9 (13.24%) Project Management
11 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.76%) Security Management
12 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (11.76%) COBIT

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 12 (17.65%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) Network Security
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Law
3 4 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Security Manager
2 15 (22.06%) Consultant
2 15 (22.06%) Security Consultant
3 13 (19.12%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (17.65%) IT Manager
5 11 (16.18%) Network Consultant
5 11 (16.18%) Network Security Consultant
6 10 (14.71%) Head of Security
6 10 (14.71%) IT Security Manager
7 9 (13.24%) Information Manager
7 9 (13.24%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Compliance Manager
9 5 (7.35%) Head of Infrastructure
9 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Officer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Consultant
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Consultant
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (10.29%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.47%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.47%) SCADA
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) CentOS
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
3 14 (20.59%) Performance Management
4 12 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 12 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (17.65%) Security Operations
5 11 (16.18%) Compliance Management
5 11 (16.18%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (16.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 11 (16.18%) Security Architecture
5 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (11.76%) Security Management
8 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
9 6 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Perl
1 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) CISM
2 20 (29.41%) Degree
3 12 (17.65%) CISA
3 12 (17.65%) IISP
4 5 (7.35%) SSCP
5 4 (5.88%) SANS
6 2 (2.94%) CEH
6 2 (2.94%) CRISC
6 2 (2.94%) GIAC
6 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) CISMP
7 1 (1.47%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) EnCE
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (30.88%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.76%) COBIT
4 6 (8.82%) GDPR
5 1 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.47%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.47%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) ArcSight
1 11 (16.18%) Splunk
2 7 (10.29%) Symantec
3 5 (7.35%) CyberArk
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
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