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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 4 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.42% 0.77% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 3.00% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 14
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £43,000 £38,875
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £65,000 £59,100
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 190 333 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.17% 25.75% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 122 215 196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) GDPR
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) SANS
5 2 (18.18%) GIAC
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (9.09%) MCSA
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
6 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISM
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) GIAC
3 2 (18.18%) SANS
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) EnCE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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