Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 129 145
Rank change year-on-year +30 +16 -40
Permanent jobs citing CISM 27 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.44% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 2.97% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 7
Edinburgh median annual salary £69,000 £57,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.69% +38.10%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £55,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £135,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -22.22% +22.73%

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 360 572 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.22% 23.46% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 226 387 479
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -

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 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for CISM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 19 (70.37%) CISSP
3 18 (66.67%) Finance
4 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (59.26%) NIST
6 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (44.44%) Security Management
8 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
8 11 (40.74%) SIEM
8 11 (40.74%) Security Operations
9 10 (37.04%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (37.04%) GDPR
10 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (33.33%) SABSA
10 9 (33.33%) Degree
10 9 (33.33%) Network Security
10 9 (33.33%) GIAC
10 9 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
10 9 (33.33%) Cryptography
10 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
11 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
11 8 (29.63%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (29.63%) QA
11 8 (29.63%) Google
11 8 (29.63%) Azure
11 8 (29.63%) AWS
11 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (29.63%) GCP

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 8 (29.63%) AWS
1 8 (29.63%) Azure
1 8 (29.63%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Security Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Information Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Information
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Head of Security
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (29.63%) Data Protection Act
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 17 (62.96%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (44.44%) Security Management
4 11 (40.74%) Security Architecture
4 11 (40.74%) Security Operations
4 11 (40.74%) SIEM
5 10 (37.04%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (33.33%) Cryptography
6 9 (33.33%) SABSA
6 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
8 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Security Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (7.41%) Information Management
11 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) CISSP
2 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) GIAC
3 4 (14.81%) CISA
4 2 (7.41%) CRISC
4 2 (7.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.70%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) NIST
2 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (37.04%) GDPR
4 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (29.63%) QA
5 2 (7.41%) COBIT
6 1 (3.70%) Government Security Classifications
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk