Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 206 180
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISM 30 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.62% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 27
Scotland median annual salary £58,500 £45,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.87% -8.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £76,000 £99,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +6.67%

CISM 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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,058 1,261 1,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.47% 21.84% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 718 834 769
Scotland median annual salary £41,675 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.19% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,309 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Scotland

CISM
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in Scotland.

Salary trend for CISM in Scotland

CISM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for CISM in Scotland

CISM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 16 £58,500 +16.13% 6
Glasgow +24 9 £41,300 -9.73% 2
Stirling - 4 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £52,500 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing CISM 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CISM.

1 30 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (56.67%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) Information Security
4 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) Banking
5 14 (46.67%) Retail
5 14 (46.67%) Fintech
5 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (46.67%) Architectural Design
6 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (26.67%) GDPR
8 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.00%) CEH
10 5 (16.67%) CISA
10 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
10 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
10 5 (16.67%) Due Diligence
11 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
11 4 (13.33%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
11 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
11 4 (13.33%) CRISC
12 3 (10.00%) Security Management
12 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (6.67%) NIST
13 2 (6.67%) Cyberattack

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 14 (46.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 9 (30.00%) Security Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Security Specialist
1 9 (30.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 9 (30.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Cyberattack
1 2 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Information Security
3 14 (46.67%) Architectural Design
3 14 (46.67%) Fintech
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 5 (16.67%) Due Diligence
5 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Information Security Governance
9 1 (3.33%) ISMS
9 1 (3.33%) SABSA
9 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) CEH
3 5 (16.67%) CISA
4 4 (13.33%) CRISC
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.33%) CASP
7 1 (3.33%) CISMP
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.33%) IISP
7 1 (3.33%) SSCP
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (26.67%) GDPR
3 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (6.67%) NIST
6 1 (3.33%) COBIT
6 1 (3.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines