Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 164 202
Rank change year-on-year -49 +38 +21
Permanent jobs citing CISM 20 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.82% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 3.51% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 18
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +2.56%
10th Percentile £42,150 £37,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £69,000 £71,625
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 1,326 1,083 1,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.61% 23.44% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 890 690 1,084
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,174 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% +1.59% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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
Glasgow -28 11 £51,500 -10.43% 1
Edinburgh -40 7 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Inverclyde +7 1 - -
Stirling -4 1 £80,000 +39.13%
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 18 (90.00%) CISSP
2 16 (80.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (40.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Security Management
7 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 5 (25.00%) SSCP
7 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (20.00%) Social Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) FMCG
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (15.00%) CEH
9 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (15.00%) COBIT
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) ITSM
9 3 (15.00%) CASP

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 2 (10.00%) IIS
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Military
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Head of Information
3 1 (5.00%) Head of Information Assurance
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SABSA Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) FMCG
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Cyberattack
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (5.00%) PMI
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Social Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) ITSM
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) CISSP
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) SSCP
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.00%) CASP
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (15.00%) CRISC
6 2 (10.00%) CISA
6 2 (10.00%) IISP
6 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (10.00%) MBA
7 1 (5.00%) CLAS
7 1 (5.00%) GCIH
7 1 (5.00%) GIAC
7 1 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.00%) COBIT
3 3 (15.00%) GDPR
4 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.00%) Sun