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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 140 132
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 15 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.64% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 2.97% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 22
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.92% +35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,175
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £70,000 £56,800
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,130 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.72% +3.87%  

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 548 807 840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.46% 27.26% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 336 532 526
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,968
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Edinburgh -4 15 £50,000 -25.92% 1
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 33 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (42.42%) Information Security
4 12 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 11 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 10 (30.30%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (30.30%) CISA
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (24.24%) GDPR
9 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (21.21%) COBIT
9 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Security Management
11 5 (15.15%) Service Management
11 5 (15.15%) ITSM
11 5 (15.15%) OWASP
11 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle
12 4 (12.12%) Data Security
12 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (12.12%) Privileged Access Management

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%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Security Manager
2 13 (39.39%) IT Manager
3 11 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Compliance Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Officer
6 3 (9.09%) Head of Security
6 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Head of IT
7 2 (6.06%) Head of IT Security
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Information
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Information Security
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.18%) Security Management
6 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 5 (15.15%) ITSM
7 5 (15.15%) OWASP
7 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Data Security
8 4 (12.12%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (30.30%) CISA
3 9 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.03%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 8 (24.24%) GDPR
4 7 (21.21%) COBIT
5 3 (9.09%) PA-DSS
6 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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