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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 113 81 156
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +75
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 44 73 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 2.49% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 9.81% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 17
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,750 £39,658
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £61,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £53,500 £51,698
% change year-on-year
+7.47% +3.48%
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
774 744 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.45% 25.37% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 456 464 621
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 28 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Glasgow -39 10 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £60,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 49 (45.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (43.93%) Security Operations
3 45 (42.06%) Data Centre
4 43 (40.19%) Degree
5 41 (38.32%) PCI DSS
6 39 (36.45%) Network Security
6 39 (36.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 38 (35.51%) Security Architecture
7 38 (35.51%) Splunk
8 37 (34.58%) SIEM
9 36 (33.64%) CISM
10 33 (30.84%) Information Security
11 31 (28.97%) ArcSight
11 31 (28.97%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (28.97%) Performance Management
12 30 (28.04%) Portfolio Management
12 30 (28.04%) IISP
12 30 (28.04%) Finance
12 30 (28.04%) IIS
13 29 (27.10%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (22.43%) Project Management
14 24 (22.43%) CEH
15 23 (21.50%) QRadar
16 22 (20.56%) ITIL
17 21 (19.63%) Intrusion Detection
18 20 (18.69%) Law
18 20 (18.69%) Test Strategy
19 19 (17.76%) Banking
19 19 (17.76%) Management Information System
20 17 (15.89%) Risk Management

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 30 (28.04%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) Network Security
2 21 (19.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (14.95%) Firewall
4 9 (8.41%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.80%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.93%) LAN
7 1 (0.93%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Law
3 19 (17.76%) Banking
4 14 (13.08%) Retail
5 5 (4.67%) Legal
5 5 (4.67%) Marketing
6 3 (2.80%) Games
6 3 (2.80%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.87%) Publishing
7 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Consultant
1 46 (42.99%) Security Consultant
2 19 (17.76%) Analyst
3 18 (16.82%) Security Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) IT Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) IT Security Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Security Consultant
5 12 (11.21%) Security Manager
6 9 (8.41%) Information Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) IT Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Network Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Network Intrusion Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Network Security Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) IT Security Manager
9 6 (5.61%) Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) JSON
1 2 (1.87%) REST
1 2 (1.87%) SOAP
1 2 (1.87%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (42.06%) Data Centre
2 39 (36.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 19 (17.76%) Management Information System
4 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.74%) SCADA
7 3 (2.80%) Informatics
8 2 (1.87%) CESG
8 2 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Security Operations
2 38 (35.51%) Security Architecture
3 37 (34.58%) SIEM
4 33 (30.84%) Information Security
5 31 (28.97%) Performance Management
5 31 (28.97%) Vulnerability Management
6 30 (28.04%) Portfolio Management
7 29 (27.10%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (22.43%) Project Management
9 22 (20.56%) ITIL
10 20 (18.69%) Test Strategy
11 17 (15.89%) Risk Management
12 14 (13.08%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (13.08%) Security Management
13 11 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (7.48%) Incident Management
16 8 (7.48%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) Perl
1 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) Python
3 2 (1.87%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) Ruby
3 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (40.19%) Degree
2 36 (33.64%) CISM
3 30 (28.04%) IISP
4 24 (22.43%) CEH
5 16 (14.95%) CISA
6 13 (12.15%) GIAC
7 11 (10.28%) GCIA
8 10 (9.35%) CHFI
8 10 (9.35%) ECSA
9 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (7.48%) CCNP
11 7 (6.54%) CISMP
12 6 (5.61%) SANS
13 5 (4.67%) CCIE
13 5 (4.67%) JNCIE
13 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
14 4 (3.74%) CCNA
14 4 (3.74%) GCIH
14 4 (3.74%) SSCP
15 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (45.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (38.32%) PCI DSS
3 16 (14.95%) COBIT
4 3 (2.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.93%) QA
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.80%) vSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (21.50%) QRadar
2 1 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Splunk
2 31 (28.97%) ArcSight
3 5 (4.67%) Cisco
3 5 (4.67%) F5
3 5 (4.67%) Juniper
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) Informatica
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 2 (1.87%) Imperva
6 2 (1.87%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.93%) CA
7 1 (0.93%) MapR
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec
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