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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 88 154 143
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 72 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.57% 2.20% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 15 9
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +83.05%
UK excluding London average salary £52,886 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -4.54%
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
752 863 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 22.60% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 483 556 510
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +39 39 £42,000 -35.38% 8
Edinburgh +35 34 £55,000 +11.05% 5
West Lothian - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £62,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 95 (66.90%) Information Security
2 85 (59.86%) Finance
3 65 (45.77%) Degree
4 64 (45.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (40.14%) Cyber Security
6 52 (36.62%) CISM
7 42 (29.58%) Project Management
8 40 (28.17%) PCI DSS
9 39 (27.46%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (26.76%) Network Security
11 37 (26.06%) Cryptography
12 35 (24.65%) Law
13 34 (23.94%) CISA
13 34 (23.94%) SIEM
14 30 (21.13%) Data Centre
15 29 (20.42%) Data Security
15 29 (20.42%) Risk Management
16 27 (19.01%) Risk Assessment
16 27 (19.01%) Incident Management
17 25 (17.61%) Mentoring
18 24 (16.90%) Security Architecture
19 23 (16.20%) Banking
19 23 (16.20%) ITIL
20 22 (15.49%) IIS
21 20 (14.08%) Service Management
21 20 (14.08%) Security Management
21 20 (14.08%) Splunk
21 20 (14.08%) Portfolio Management
21 20 (14.08%) ArcSight
21 20 (14.08%) Test Strategy

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (15.49%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) Network Security
2 17 (11.97%) Firewall
3 15 (10.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (5.63%) Intranet
4 8 (5.63%) Internet
4 8 (5.63%) tcpdump
5 6 (4.23%) LAN
5 6 (4.23%) WLAN
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
General
1 85 (59.86%) Finance
2 35 (24.65%) Law
3 23 (16.20%) Banking
4 16 (11.27%) Legal
5 13 (9.15%) Retail
6 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
6 10 (7.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Analyst
2 37 (26.06%) Security Analyst
3 36 (25.35%) Consultant
4 28 (19.72%) Security Consultant
5 26 (18.31%) Information Analyst
5 26 (18.31%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (10.56%) Security Manager
7 14 (9.86%) Security Officer
7 14 (9.86%) Information Security Consultant
8 12 (8.45%) Information Security Officer
9 11 (7.75%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (7.75%) Information Manager
10 10 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Network Security Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Network Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Senior Security Consultant
11 8 (5.63%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (5.63%) Splunk Consultant
12 7 (4.93%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) Regular Expression
1 3 (2.11%) XML
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) JSP
3 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (26.06%) Cryptography
3 30 (21.13%) Data Centre
4 17 (11.97%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.04%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (7.04%) SCADA
6 6 (4.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.41%) Statistics
9 1 (0.70%) BYOD
9 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.70%) RMADS
9 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Linux
1 12 (8.45%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) UNIX
3 2 (1.41%) AIX
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
4 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.90%) Information Security
2 57 (40.14%) Cyber Security
3 42 (29.58%) Project Management
4 34 (23.94%) SIEM
5 29 (20.42%) Data Security
5 29 (20.42%) Risk Management
6 27 (19.01%) Risk Assessment
6 27 (19.01%) Incident Management
7 25 (17.61%) Mentoring
8 24 (16.90%) Security Architecture
9 23 (16.20%) ITIL
10 20 (14.08%) Service Management
10 20 (14.08%) Security Management
10 20 (14.08%) Portfolio Management
10 20 (14.08%) Test Strategy
10 20 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (14.08%) Performance Management
11 18 (12.68%) Analytics
11 18 (12.68%) Coaching
12 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.23%) SQL
2 2 (1.41%) Java
2 2 (1.41%) Python
2 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (45.77%) Degree
2 52 (36.62%) CISM
3 34 (23.94%) CISA
4 17 (11.97%) CEH
5 14 (9.86%) GIAC
6 10 (7.04%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.34%) CISMP
8 8 (5.63%) GCIA
9 7 (4.93%) SSCP
10 6 (4.23%) MBA
10 6 (4.23%) CRISC
11 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.41%) CCNA
11 2 (1.41%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.70%) GCIH
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.70%) MCSE
12 1 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (45.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (28.17%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.75%) COBIT
4 3 (2.11%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Splunk
1 20 (14.08%) ArcSight
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.52%) Cisco
3 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.11%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.11%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.70%) Hyland
5 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.70%) Symantec
5 1 (0.70%) Sophos
5 1 (0.70%) Websense
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £56140 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42863.00 - £61435.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago