Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 143 110
Rank change year-on-year +11 -33 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISM 19 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.26% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 1.02% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 20
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £130,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.85% +136.36% -10.20%
10th Percentile £35,000 £47,750 £49,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £135,000 £71,375
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £64,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -22.96% +16.82% +25.71%

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 588 689 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.40% 26.06% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 398 412 377
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,675 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,525 £66,250 £64,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Edinburgh

CISM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for CISM in Edinburgh

CISM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 17 (89.47%) CISSP
2 14 (73.68%) Information Security
3 13 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 8 (42.11%) GDPR
7 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
7 7 (36.84%) CRISC
7 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
7 7 (36.84%) CISA
8 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
8 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
8 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
9 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
10 4 (21.05%) Office 365
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (15.79%) Big Data
11 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.79%) Internet
11 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (15.79%) Service Management
11 3 (15.79%) ITSM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) IT Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
3 2 (10.53%) SCADA
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Cyberattack
4 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Information Security
2 13 (68.42%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
4 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
4 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (10.53%) Physics
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) CISA
3 7 (36.84%) CRISC
4 2 (10.53%) CISMP
4 2 (10.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.53%) SANS
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) GDPR
3 5 (26.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (15.79%) COBIT
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
1 2 (10.53%) Saba
1 2 (10.53%) Splunk
1 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro
2 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos