Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 70 149
Rank change year-on-year -36 +79 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISM 21 27 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 2.14% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.17% 13.17% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 9
10th Percentile " " £48,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.98% +16.13%
75th Percentile £78,875 £71,000 £60,750
90th Percentile £83,000 " "
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +5.77% +15.56%

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 293 205 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.75% 16.24% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127 109 462
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,328
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £30,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £47,500 £44,250
Median % change year-on-year -1.05% +7.34% +1.72%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,250
90th Percentile £77,250 £75,500 £71,125
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,426
% change year-on-year - +6.07% +6.07%

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

CISM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISM in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for CISM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 13 (61.90%) Risk Management
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (38.10%) CISA
5 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (33.33%) CEH
5 7 (33.33%) Data Privacy
6 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
7 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) A+ Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Threat Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) NIST
8 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) CGI
8 4 (19.05%) Security Management
8 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
8 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Time Management
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
8 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 1 (4.76%) GCP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Social Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
1 9 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Principal Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Principal Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
1 13 (61.90%) Risk Management
2 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (33.33%) Data Privacy
4 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
5 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (23.81%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
6 4 (19.05%) Resource Allocation
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Security Management
6 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) CISA
3 7 (33.33%) CEH
4 5 (23.81%) A+ Certification
5 3 (14.29%) MCITP
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) CSSLP
7 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (23.81%) NIST
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Splunk