Period
to 4 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Chief Information Security Officer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 83 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +158
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.073% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £92,500 -
Median % change year-on-year -40.54% - -
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £92,500 -
% change year-on-year -40.54% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,270 851 1,827
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 94.98% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 882 580 1,297
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,060
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,280 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.84% - -1.10%
75th Percentile £58,688 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Chief Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Chief Information Security Officer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Security Officer in Glasgow

Chief Information Security Officer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Chief Information Security Officer in Glasgow

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, Chief Information Security Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Chief Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) DevSecOps

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (100.00%) Azure
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevSecOps
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001