Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 120 124
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 23 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.05% 1.25% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 6.17% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 9
Glasgow median annual salary £49,500 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.17% -0.91% +30.95%
10th Percentile £35,250 £40,825 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,800 £70,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,500 £66,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -23.48% +25.71% +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 381 454 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.32% 20.21% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 271 273 299
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.64% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,250 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.22% -2.35% +6.25%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 16 (69.57%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) CISM
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (30.43%) CASP
4 7 (30.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (30.43%) Legal
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Law
6 4 (17.39%) CISA
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (17.39%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.04%) SIEM
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) ITSM
8 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 2 (8.70%) Military
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Sun
8 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (8.70%) ISSAP

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 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
3 4 (17.39%) Law
4 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Military
6 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Information Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Reporting Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) SCADA
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Decision-Making
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Security
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) SABSA
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.70%) Wealth Management
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CISM
2 7 (30.43%) CASP
2 7 (30.43%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (17.39%) CISA
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.70%) CISMP
4 2 (8.70%) CRISC
4 2 (8.70%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) GCIH
5 1 (4.35%) GREM
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SANS
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (8.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 1 (4.35%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Sun
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft