Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 139 112
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.51% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.22% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Glasgow median annual salary £50,250 £45,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.05% -24.58% +29.73%
10th Percentile £32,175 £36,300 £36,050
90th Percentile £59,100 £52,650 £78,891
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 334 406 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.95% 18.68% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 224 245 286
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.79% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,625 £30,750 £27,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.32%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Glasgow

CISSP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Glasgow

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Legal
4 4 (40.00%) CASP
4 4 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
7 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (10.00%) GDPR
7 1 (10.00%) OSCP
7 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
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 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) CASP
2 4 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CEH
4 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISMP
4 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
4 1 (10.00%) SANS
4 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec