Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 131 129
Rank change year-on-year +70 -2 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISM 18 23 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.06% 0.89% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.86% 4.32% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 15
Median annual salary £47,575 £58,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.68% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42,963 £56,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,499 £73,500 £80,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,575 £58,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -18.68% +19.39% -6.67%

CISM is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 140 533 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.06% 20.69% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 77 381 397
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,750 £27,650
90th Percentile £78,500 £72,500 £69,150
Scotland median annual salary £46,910 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -2.35% +2.41%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CISM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Edinburgh

CISM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISM in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for CISM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISM.

1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Threat Analysis
4 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
5 9 (50.00%) Information Security
5 9 (50.00%) Degree
5 9 (50.00%) NIST
6 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (44.44%) Security Operations
6 8 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
6 8 (44.44%) Resource Management
6 8 (44.44%) Use Case
6 8 (44.44%) Splunk
6 8 (44.44%) SIEM
6 8 (44.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (44.44%) Coaching
6 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Social Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) API Testing
7 5 (27.78%) OWASP
7 5 (27.78%) CSSLP
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Support Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (72.22%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Threat Analysis
3 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 9 (50.00%) Information Security
5 8 (44.44%) Coaching
5 8 (44.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
5 8 (44.44%) Resource Management
5 8 (44.44%) Security Operations
5 8 (44.44%) SIEM
5 8 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) Use Case
6 5 (27.78%) API Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) OWASP
6 5 (27.78%) Red Team
6 5 (27.78%) Social Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) CSSLP
4 4 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (22.22%) CISA
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (22.22%) CRISC
4 4 (22.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) NIST
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware