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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 102 88 132
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 47 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 2.55% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.89% 9.47% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 68 27
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
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
682 876 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.85% 26.95% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 393 623 568
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -3 30 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Glasgow -5 11 £45,000 +7.14%
Stirling - 5 £47,500 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £60,000 -
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UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (56.67%) CISM
1 51 (56.67%) Information Security
2 49 (54.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (43.33%) PCI DSS
4 38 (42.22%) Degree
5 26 (28.89%) Data Centre
5 26 (28.89%) Security Operations
6 25 (27.78%) Security Architecture
7 24 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 24 (26.67%) Finance
8 23 (25.56%) Splunk
8 23 (25.56%) ArcSight
8 23 (25.56%) Performance Management
8 23 (25.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 23 (25.56%) Compliance Management
8 23 (25.56%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (24.44%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 22 (24.44%) IISP
9 22 (24.44%) Portfolio Management
9 22 (24.44%) CISA
9 22 (24.44%) IIS
10 21 (23.33%) ITIL
10 21 (23.33%) Project Management
11 20 (22.22%) Firewall
12 19 (21.11%) CEH
13 18 (20.00%) COBIT
14 16 (17.78%) SIEM
15 15 (16.67%) Data Protection
15 15 (16.67%) Network Security

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 22 (24.44%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) Firewall
2 15 (16.67%) Network Security
3 12 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (8.89%) DNS
5 6 (6.67%) DHCP
6 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.33%) SAN
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Law
3 9 (10.00%) Banking
4 8 (8.89%) Retail
5 6 (6.67%) Legal
6 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.33%) Games
6 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Consultant
1 36 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 14 (15.56%) Security Manager
2 14 (15.56%) Senior Consultant
2 14 (15.56%) Senior Security Consultant
3 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 8 (8.89%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Information Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Information Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (7.78%) Security Officer
6 6 (6.67%) Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) JSON
1 1 (1.11%) REST
1 1 (1.11%) SOAP
1 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 23 (25.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (4.44%) CESG
7 4 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (3.33%) Informatics
9 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (1.11%) Blog
10 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (1.11%) Cybercrime
10 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) AIX
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.11%) Solaris
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) Information Security
2 26 (28.89%) Security Operations
3 25 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 24 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 23 (25.56%) Compliance Management
5 23 (25.56%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (25.56%) Performance Management
6 22 (24.44%) Portfolio Management
6 22 (24.44%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 22 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (23.33%) ITIL
7 21 (23.33%) Project Management
8 16 (17.78%) SIEM
9 15 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 14 (15.56%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (15.56%) Test Strategy
11 12 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
12 9 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) Perl
2 3 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) Python
3 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (56.67%) CISM
2 38 (42.22%) Degree
3 22 (24.44%) CISA
3 22 (24.44%) IISP
4 19 (21.11%) CEH
5 13 (14.44%) CRISC
6 9 (10.00%) SANS
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.56%) CCNP
9 4 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (4.44%) CHFI
9 4 (4.44%) CLAS
9 4 (4.44%) ECSA
9 4 (4.44%) GCIH
10 3 (3.33%) CCNA
10 3 (3.33%) CISMP
10 3 (3.33%) GCIA
10 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (54.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (43.33%) PCI DSS
3 18 (20.00%) COBIT
4 5 (5.56%) ISO27002
5 4 (4.44%) ISO22301
6 2 (2.22%) QA
7 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) QRadar
2 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.11%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) ArcSight
1 23 (25.56%) Splunk
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco
4 2 (2.22%) F5
4 2 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) MapR
5 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.11%) Symantec
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