Period
to 21 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 117 129
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 21 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 0.79% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 3.58% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 10
Glasgow median annual salary £42,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +6.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £37,300 £43,350 £42,825
90th Percentile £75,200 £72,500 £85,875
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £57,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.16% +9.05% -4.55%

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 430 419 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.47% 22.15% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 283 274 457
Glasgow median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,800 £29,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

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

1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) CISM
3 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
5 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) FMCG
5 7 (33.33%) SSCP
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (33.33%) Social Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) CISA
7 5 (23.81%) GDPR
8 4 (19.05%) Decision-Making
8 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
8 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) CEH
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) COBIT
9 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC

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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Security Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Information
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Security
6 1 (4.76%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (33.33%) FMCG
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) Decision-Making
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
5 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Internal Audit
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Records Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CISM
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (33.33%) SSCP
3 5 (23.81%) CISA
4 4 (19.05%) CEH
5 3 (14.29%) CASP
5 3 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (9.52%) CGEIT
6 2 (9.52%) CRISC
7 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) GDPR
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (14.29%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) RSA Archer
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec