Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 180 187
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 -33
Permanent jobs citing CISM 33 28 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.54% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.62% 2.28% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 44
Scotland median annual salary £45,750 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% -16.67% +30.86%
10th Percentile £35,000 £39,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £99,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -

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 1,261 1,226 1,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.84% 23.55% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 834 769 917
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,150
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -11 18 £45,750 -17.94% 2
Edinburgh -16 13 £50,375 +0.75% 8
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £32,000 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 32 (96.97%) CISSP
2 28 (84.85%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) Finance
4 15 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (36.36%) Degree
6 12 (36.36%) ITIL
7 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
9 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
9 9 (27.27%) Decision-Making
10 8 (24.24%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (21.21%) Security Management
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) Banking
11 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
11 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
11 7 (21.21%) CASP
12 6 (18.18%) Service Management
12 6 (18.18%) ITSM
13 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
13 5 (15.15%) CEH
13 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
13 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
13 5 (15.15%) GDPR
14 4 (12.12%) Compliance Audit
14 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
14 4 (12.12%) FMCG
14 4 (12.12%) Data Privacy

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 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) Law
4 3 (9.09%) Military
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Information Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.12%) FMCG
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (6.06%) CESG
5 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.06%) SCADA
5 2 (6.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (27.27%) Decision-Making
5 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
6 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) Security Management
7 6 (18.18%) ITSM
7 6 (18.18%) Service Management
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security Management
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
9 4 (12.12%) Compliance Audit
9 4 (12.12%) Data Privacy
9 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (12.12%) Social Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) CISSP
2 12 (36.36%) Degree
3 8 (24.24%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (21.21%) CASP
5 5 (15.15%) CEH
6 4 (12.12%) CISA
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (12.12%) SSCP
7 3 (9.09%) CISMP
8 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (6.06%) CRISC
8 2 (6.06%) ISEB
8 2 (6.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (6.06%) SANS
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
9 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) GDPR
3 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.09%) COBIT
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Sun
2 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
2 2 (6.06%) Saba
2 2 (6.06%) Splunk
2 2 (6.06%) Trend Micro
3 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Sophos