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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 134 103
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 12 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 1.08% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 4.02% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 51
Median salary £62,500 £53,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.27% +27.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,750 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% +6.79%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 639 772 823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.97% 27.00% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 405 552
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing CISM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 6 £64,500 +37.23% 2
Edinburgh -17 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £66,000 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CISM.

1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 19 (65.52%) Risk Management
3 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (48.28%) Information Security
5 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
5 12 (41.38%) GDPR
6 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
6 11 (37.93%) Finance
7 10 (34.48%) Security Management
7 10 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 9 (31.03%) CISA
9 7 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (20.69%) OWASP
10 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) ITSM
11 5 (17.24%) Information Security Management
11 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
11 5 (17.24%) ISMS
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) COBIT
11 5 (17.24%) Service Management
11 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (13.79%) Privileged Access Management
12 4 (13.79%) PA-DSS
12 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
12 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Security Manager
2 10 (34.48%) Compliance Manager
3 9 (31.03%) IT Manager
4 7 (24.14%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Information Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Officer
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.45%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Risk Management
2 14 (48.28%) Information Security
3 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
4 10 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Security Management
5 9 (31.03%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (20.69%) OWASP
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security Management
7 5 (17.24%) ISMS
7 5 (17.24%) ITSM
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
7 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (13.79%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CISA
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) CEH
4 3 (10.34%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CRISC
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.45%) MBA
5 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (41.38%) GDPR
2 12 (41.38%) PCI DSS
3 5 (17.24%) COBIT
4 4 (13.79%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) VMware
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