Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 74 68
Rank change year-on-year -50 -6 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 54 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 2.47% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 11.11% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 54
Edinburgh median annual salary £36,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% -4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £27,000 £37,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £53,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -8.70%

CISSP 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 739 486 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.91% 22.27% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 516 290 492
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Edinburgh

CISSP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Edinburgh

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP 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 CISSP.

1 17 (77.27%) SIEM
1 17 (77.27%) Security Operations
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 12 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 11 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) CEH
6 9 (40.91%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (40.91%) Data Analytics
6 9 (40.91%) Analytics
6 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (40.91%) Use Case
6 9 (40.91%) Data Science
7 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
9 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (22.73%) CISM
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (13.64%) Coaching
11 3 (13.64%) Information Security
11 3 (13.64%) Service Management
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
12 2 (9.09%) IIS
12 2 (9.09%) Security Management

CISSP
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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) IT Security Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Security Operations
1 17 (77.27%) SIEM
2 12 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 11 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 9 (40.91%) Analytics
4 9 (40.91%) Data Analytics
4 9 (40.91%) Data Science
4 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (40.91%) Use Case
5 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
7 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (9.09%) Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) CEH
3 9 (40.91%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (22.73%) CISM
5 2 (9.09%) IISP
6 1 (4.55%) CCFE
6 1 (4.55%) CCIE
6 1 (4.55%) CEPT
6 1 (4.55%) CISA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) GCFA
6 1 (4.55%) GCFE
6 1 (4.55%) GCIH
6 1 (4.55%) GIAC
6 1 (4.55%) GPEN
6 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (4.55%) MBA
6 1 (4.55%) OSCP
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) COBIT
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Charles River
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.55%) Qualys
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Varonis