Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 116 143
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27 -63
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 33 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.36% 1.30% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.99% 6.50% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 10
Glasgow median annual salary £49,500 £57,375 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.73% +21.43% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,850 £44,000 £42,375
90th Percentile £81,500 £67,800 £67,875
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -17.50% +14.29% +5.00%

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 413 446 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.02% 19.98% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 291 268 369
Glasgow median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,275 £25,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +4.24%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (78.79%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) CISM
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 11 (33.33%) Banking
4 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (27.27%) CISA
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) Decision-Making
8 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (21.21%) CASP
8 7 (21.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (18.18%) CEH
10 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
10 5 (15.15%) Law
10 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
10 5 (15.15%) GDPR
10 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
10 5 (15.15%) Wealth Management
11 4 (12.12%) FMCG
11 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) CRISC
11 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (12.12%) Social Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) Compliance Audit

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 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Law
3 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.12%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Military
5 3 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Information Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Information Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.12%) FMCG
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) SCADA
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Decision-Making
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
5 5 (15.15%) Wealth Management
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Compliance Audit
6 4 (12.12%) Social Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Security Auditing
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CISM
2 9 (27.27%) CISA
3 7 (21.21%) CASP
3 7 (21.21%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (18.18%) CEH
5 4 (12.12%) CRISC
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (12.12%) SSCP
6 3 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (6.06%) CGEIT
7 2 (6.06%) ISSAP
7 2 (6.06%) SANS
8 1 (3.03%) CISMP
8 1 (3.03%) GCIH
8 1 (3.03%) GREM
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) GDPR
3 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.09%) COBIT
5 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
6 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.03%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (3.03%) CSIRT
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Sun
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec