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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 127 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 32 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 4.43% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 23
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
845 768 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.50% 24.43% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 563 488 628
Average salary £41,750 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh -9 22 £45,000 -8.16% 1
Glasgow +5 6 £40,000 -3.61%
West Lothian +1 2 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 42 (56.76%) Information Security
2 33 (44.59%) CEH
2 33 (44.59%) Finance
3 27 (36.49%) ITIL
4 25 (33.78%) Security Management
5 22 (29.73%) Firewall
6 20 (27.03%) CISA
7 18 (24.32%) Management Information System
7 18 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (22.97%) Banking
8 17 (22.97%) Incident Management
8 17 (22.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (22.97%) Network Security
9 16 (21.62%) Risk Management
9 16 (21.62%) CISM
10 14 (18.92%) Degree
11 13 (17.57%) Retail
11 13 (17.57%) Legal
12 12 (16.22%) Information Security Management
12 12 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (16.22%) SIEM
13 11 (14.86%) Law
13 11 (14.86%) GIAC
14 10 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
15 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (12.16%) ISMS
15 9 (12.16%) Wireless
15 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
15 9 (12.16%) Windows
15 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) Firewall
2 17 (22.97%) Network Security
3 12 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (12.16%) Wireless
4 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.16%) VPN
5 4 (5.41%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Banking
3 13 (17.57%) Retail
3 13 (17.57%) Legal
4 11 (14.86%) Law
5 6 (8.11%) Financial Institution
6 5 (6.76%) Retail Banking
7 4 (5.41%) Publishing
8 2 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Security Specialist
2 21 (28.38%) Security Analyst
2 21 (28.38%) Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Security Manager
4 13 (17.57%) IT Security Specialist
5 10 (13.51%) Information Security Specialist
5 10 (13.51%) Information Specialist
6 9 (12.16%) Tester
7 8 (10.81%) Information Manager
8 7 (9.46%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (9.46%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) Security Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) Junior
10 4 (5.41%) Junior Tester
10 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Risk Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Applications Manager
12 2 (2.70%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) XML
1 6 (8.11%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.11%) Open Source
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Information Security
2 27 (36.49%) ITIL
3 25 (33.78%) Security Management
4 18 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (22.97%) Incident Management
6 16 (21.62%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.22%) Information Security Management
7 12 (16.22%) SIEM
8 10 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
9 9 (12.16%) Project Management
9 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.16%) ISMS
10 8 (10.81%) Cyber Security
10 8 (10.81%) Data Security
11 7 (9.46%) Analytics
12 5 (6.76%) Security Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Security Architecture
12 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) CEH
2 20 (27.03%) CISA
3 16 (21.62%) CISM
4 14 (18.92%) Degree
5 11 (14.86%) GIAC
6 9 (12.16%) SSCP
7 4 (5.41%) GCIA
8 3 (4.05%) CRISC
9 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.70%) CGEIT
9 2 (2.70%) MCSE
9 2 (2.70%) MCSA
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.35%) PMP
10 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.35%) CCNA
10 1 (1.35%) ISEB
10 1 (1.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) NFS
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) XenApp
1 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.41%) Splunk
3 4 (5.41%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
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