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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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 100 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 +45
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 15 6 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.98% 0.45% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 2.20% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
10th Percentile £32,500 £57,950 £38,125
25th Percentile £35,313 £58,625 £44,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,750 £61,500 £59,750
Median % change year-on-year -15.85% +2.93% +32.78%
75th Percentile £68,000 £70,375 £70,313
90th Percentile £77,750 £74,650 £73,125
Scotland median annual salary £62,213 £60,750 £52,043
% change year-on-year +2.41% +16.73% -11.04%

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 400 273 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.09% 20.60% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 140 151 110
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £36,625 £36,125 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.64% +14.38%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,197 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,700 £77,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,640 £46,660
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.04% +12.43%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Glasgow

CISSP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Glasgow.

Salary trend for CISSP in Glasgow

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 13 (86.67%) CISM
2 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (66.67%) Social Skills
3 8 (53.33%) GDPR
4 7 (46.67%) NCSC
4 7 (46.67%) Azure
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
4 7 (46.67%) CISA
5 6 (40.00%) ERP
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
6 5 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (26.67%) Legal
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) SIEM
7 4 (26.67%) CRISC
7 4 (26.67%) Data Privacy
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Response
8 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (20.00%) Insider Threat
8 3 (20.00%) NIST

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 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Azure
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 10 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Audit Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Compliance Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Insider Threat
1 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) CSOC
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (33.33%) Coaching
3 5 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Data Privacy
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Response
4 4 (26.67%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Case Management
5 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CISM
2 7 (46.67%) CISA
3 4 (26.67%) CRISC
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (6.67%) CASP
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (6.67%) GCIH
4 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) GDPR
3 7 (46.67%) NCSC
3 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (20.00%) NIST
5 1 (6.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Sophos
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Sun