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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 106 114 149
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 39 64 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 1.92% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.63% 7.08% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 19
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,400
UK excluding London median salary £57,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.76%
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
588 904 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.36% 27.07% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 356 616 565
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +4 32 £55,000 - 2
Stirling +9 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Glasgow +9 3 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 56 (65.88%) Information Security
2 50 (58.82%) CISM
3 46 (54.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (41.18%) PCI DSS
5 34 (40.00%) Degree
6 24 (28.24%) Risk Management
7 23 (27.06%) CISA
8 22 (25.88%) Security Operations
9 21 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
9 21 (24.71%) Security Architecture
9 21 (24.71%) Finance
10 20 (23.53%) Splunk
10 20 (23.53%) ArcSight
10 20 (23.53%) Compliance Management
11 19 (22.35%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 19 (22.35%) Security Operations Centre
11 19 (22.35%) IISP
11 19 (22.35%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (22.35%) Portfolio Management
11 19 (22.35%) Performance Management
11 19 (22.35%) Project Management
11 19 (22.35%) IIS
11 19 (22.35%) ITIL
12 17 (20.00%) Firewall
12 17 (20.00%) COBIT
13 15 (17.65%) Data Protection
14 14 (16.47%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (16.47%) CRISC
14 14 (16.47%) 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 19 (22.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) Network Security
3 9 (10.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (9.41%) DNS
5 6 (7.06%) DHCP
6 3 (3.53%) SAN
6 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Law
3 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 6 (7.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.53%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Consultant
1 31 (36.47%) Security Consultant
2 15 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 13 (15.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 13 (15.29%) Senior Consultant
3 13 (15.29%) Senior Security Consultant
4 10 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 10 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Information Manager
6 8 (9.41%) Security Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Information Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Information Security Officer
7 7 (8.24%) Security Officer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) JSON
1 1 (1.18%) REST
1 1 (1.18%) SOAP
1 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 19 (22.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.71%) CESG
6 4 (4.71%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.53%) Informatics
8 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) AIX
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) CentOS
2 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Solaris
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) Information Security
2 24 (28.24%) Risk Management
3 22 (25.88%) Security Operations
4 21 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (24.71%) Security Architecture
5 20 (23.53%) Compliance Management
6 19 (22.35%) ITIL
6 19 (22.35%) Performance Management
6 19 (22.35%) Portfolio Management
6 19 (22.35%) Project Management
6 19 (22.35%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 19 (22.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 14 (16.47%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (14.12%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (14.12%) Test Strategy
10 10 (11.76%) Security Management
10 10 (11.76%) SIEM
11 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) Perl
1 3 (3.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby
3 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) CISM
2 34 (40.00%) Degree
3 23 (27.06%) CISA
4 19 (22.35%) IISP
5 14 (16.47%) CRISC
6 13 (15.29%) CEH
7 8 (9.41%) SANS
8 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.71%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.71%) CLAS
9 4 (4.71%) MCSA
9 4 (4.71%) MCSE
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.53%) CCNA
10 3 (3.53%) CCNP
10 3 (3.53%) CISMP
10 3 (3.53%) GCIH
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (54.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (41.18%) PCI DSS
3 17 (20.00%) COBIT
4 5 (5.88%) ISO22301
4 5 (5.88%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) QRadar
2 1 (1.18%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.18%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) ArcSight
1 20 (23.53%) Splunk
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco
4 1 (1.18%) F5
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Juniper
4 1 (1.18%) MapR
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec
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