Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 208 159
Rank change year-on-year +11 -49 +10
Permanent jobs citing CISM 33 20 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.35% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 1.46% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 39
Scotland median annual salary £51,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.60% +13.64% +30.95%
10th Percentile £40,750 £42,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £135,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +8.33%

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 1,172 1,369 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.75% 24.27% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 750 869 765
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Edinburgh +16 23 £57,500 -55.77% 2
Glasgow +9 10 £50,000 +3.63% 2
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 31 (93.94%) CISSP
2 25 (75.76%) Information Security
3 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (60.61%) Finance
5 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
6 12 (36.36%) CISA
6 12 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
7 9 (27.27%) CRISC
7 9 (27.27%) GDPR
8 8 (24.24%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (24.24%) Banking
9 7 (21.21%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
9 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
10 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 6 (18.18%) Legal
10 6 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (15.15%) CASP
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.15%) CEH
11 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.15%) CISMP
11 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.12%) Security Testing

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 (3.03%) SAS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Consultant
1 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Information Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (9.09%) Internet of Things
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.03%) Robotics
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
4 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 8 (24.24%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
9 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
10 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.09%) Security Management
10 3 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) PHP
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) CISSP
2 12 (36.36%) CISA
3 9 (27.27%) CRISC
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (15.15%) CASP
6 5 (15.15%) CEH
6 5 (15.15%) CISMP
7 3 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (9.09%) SANS
8 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
8 2 (6.06%) SSCP
9 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.03%) GCIH
9 1 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
9 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) GDPR
3 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (9.09%) COBIT
6 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
2 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.03%) Saba
2 1 (3.03%) Sophos
2 1 (3.03%) Sun
2 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro