Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 208 169
Rank change year-on-year +16 -39 -20
Permanent jobs citing CISM 36 24 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 0.43% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 1.78% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 40
Scotland median annual salary £49,500 £64,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.96% +16.82% +25.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,200 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £135,000 £71,375
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1,175 1,350 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.55% 24.18% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 783 843 775
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £59,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 19 £60,000 -53.85% 2
Glasgow -2 16 £49,000 +1.55%
West Lothian - 1 £32,000 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (94.44%) CISSP
2 31 (86.11%) Information Security
3 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 19 (52.78%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 11 (30.56%) Degree
7 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 9 (25.00%) CISA
7 9 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (22.22%) CASP
8 8 (22.22%) GDPR
8 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
9 7 (19.44%) Legal
9 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (19.44%) CRISC
9 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
10 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.67%) Banking
10 6 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
11 5 (13.89%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
11 5 (13.89%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.89%) Service Management
11 5 (13.89%) ITSM
11 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
11 5 (13.89%) 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 (2.78%) SAS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) QlikView
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Legal
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
1 8 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Security Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Information Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) CESG
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) FMCG
4 2 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
4 2 (5.56%) SCADA
4 2 (5.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.78%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Information Security
2 19 (52.78%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) Decision-Making
7 6 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (13.89%) ITSM
8 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
8 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Service Management
9 4 (11.11%) Data Privacy
9 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 4 (11.11%) Security Management
9 4 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (11.11%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 34 (94.44%) CISSP
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 9 (25.00%) CISA
3 9 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (22.22%) CASP
5 7 (19.44%) CRISC
6 4 (11.11%) CEH
6 4 (11.11%) CISMP
7 2 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (5.56%) ISEB
7 2 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.56%) SANS
7 2 (5.56%) SSCP
8 1 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.78%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.22%) GDPR
3 5 (13.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (8.33%) COBIT
5 2 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
1 2 (5.56%) Saba
1 2 (5.56%) Splunk
1 2 (5.56%) Sun
1 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
2 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Sophos