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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 73 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 -14  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 10 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.74% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 6.40% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 26
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 335 328 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.44% 27.17% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 202 186 241
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
1 19 (45.24%) CISM
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 13 (30.95%) Symantec
4 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 12 (28.57%) Information Security
4 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (23.81%) CISA
7 9 (21.43%) Citrix
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 8 (19.05%) IT Strategy
9 7 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 7 (16.67%) CyberArk
9 7 (16.67%) SSCP
10 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
10 6 (14.29%) OWASP
10 6 (14.29%) GDPR
11 5 (11.90%) XenApp
11 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.90%) COBIT

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 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Architect
1 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 14 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 10 (23.81%) IT Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) Head of Security
3 7 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Audit Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Officer
8 1 (2.38%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.38%) IT Audit Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Information Security Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 12 (28.57%) Information Security
3 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) IT Strategy
4 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (14.29%) OWASP
7 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.90%) ITSM
7 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Service Management
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (9.52%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISM
2 10 (23.81%) CISA
3 7 (16.67%) SSCP
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) PCI QSA
5 3 (7.14%) SANS
6 1 (2.38%) CRISC
6 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MBA
6 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.29%) GDPR
2 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) COBIT
4 4 (9.52%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) XenApp
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
1 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Symantec
2 9 (21.43%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) CyberArk
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Google
6 2 (4.76%) CA
6 2 (4.76%) Varonis
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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