Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 121 115
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.74% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 3.15% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 38
Glasgow median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.36% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £42,450 £42,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £54,900
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% +5.26%

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 451 508 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.48% 23.55% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 268 285 518
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,925 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,375 £55,000 £57,575
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 9 (40.91%) CISM
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (27.27%) Legal
4 6 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (27.27%) CASP
5 5 (22.73%) Government Security Classifications
5 5 (22.73%) RMADS
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) CCIE
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) CCDE
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) SaaS
7 3 (13.64%) PaaS
7 3 (13.64%) IaaS

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 3 (13.64%) IaaS
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Legal
3 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Product Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Security Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Security Product Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Information Governance Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) CESG
1 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISM
2 6 (27.27%) CASP
2 6 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) CCDE
4 4 (18.18%) CCIE
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 3 (13.64%) MCSE
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.09%) CISA
6 2 (9.09%) CRISC
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (4.55%) CLAS
7 1 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Government Security Classifications
1 5 (22.73%) RMADS
2 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Qualys