Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 175 193
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISM 31 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 2.62% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 35
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -23.08% +30.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £38,000 £44,600
90th Percentile £77,375 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,278 1,105 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.33% 23.57% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 881 690 978
Scotland median annual salary £40,500 £43,174 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.19% +0.41% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -16 18 £42,000 -36.84% 2
Edinburgh -23 11 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Inverclyde +6 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £32,000 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 30 (96.77%) CISSP
2 24 (77.42%) Information Security
3 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 16 (51.61%) Degree
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL
6 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (25.81%) Banking
9 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
9 7 (22.58%) Service Management
9 7 (22.58%) ITSM
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (22.58%) SSCP
9 7 (22.58%) Social Engineering
9 7 (22.58%) CASP
9 7 (22.58%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (22.58%) Compliance Audit
9 7 (22.58%) FMCG
9 7 (22.58%) Decision-Making
10 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
10 6 (19.35%) Security Management
10 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
11 5 (16.13%) CEH
11 5 (16.13%) Information Security Management
11 5 (16.13%) GDPR

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 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (9.68%) Law
5 3 (9.68%) Legal
5 3 (9.68%) Military
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Security Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Information Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Head of Security
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (22.58%) FMCG
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (9.68%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
4 2 (6.45%) SCADA
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberattack
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) Compliance Audit
5 7 (22.58%) Decision-Making
5 7 (22.58%) ITSM
5 7 (22.58%) Service Management
5 7 (22.58%) Social Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) Security Management
7 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
7 5 (16.13%) Information Security Management
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
8 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) CISSP
2 16 (51.61%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) CASP
3 7 (22.58%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (22.58%) SSCP
4 5 (16.13%) CEH
5 2 (6.45%) CISMP
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
5 2 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (6.45%) SANS
6 1 (3.23%) CRISC
6 1 (3.23%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.13%) GDPR
3 4 (12.90%) COBIT
4 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
1 3 (9.68%) Sun
2 2 (6.45%) Saba
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Trend Micro
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Sophos