Period
to 23 November 2017

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

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 160 177
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISM 20 56 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 4.48% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 48
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -27.08%
10th Percentile £42,250 £40,750 £35,125
90th Percentile £135,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.31% +8.33% +9.09%

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 1350 1249 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.92% 24.08% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 855 742 1176
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -25 9 £48,250 -12.27%
Edinburgh -38 8 £130,000 +131.11% 1
Stirling -3 2 £80,000 +68.42%
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (95.00%) CISSP
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 15 (75.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (70.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Banking
6 7 (35.00%) Legal
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (30.00%) CASP
7 6 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (30.00%) CISA
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) MBA
8 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 5 (25.00%) Master's Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (20.00%) PMI
9 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Security Management
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
10 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
10 3 (15.00%) CRISC
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 2 (10.00%) Cyber Attack

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 (5.00%) IIS
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Governance Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SABSA Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) PMI
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (20.00%) Security Management
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) SIEM
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) CASP
3 6 (30.00%) CISA
3 6 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Master's Degree
4 5 (25.00%) MBA
5 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (15.00%) CRISC
7 2 (10.00%) CEH
7 2 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (5.00%) CCNP
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.00%) CLAS
8 1 (5.00%) GCIH
8 1 (5.00%) GIAC
8 1 (5.00%) IISP
8 1 (5.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) COBIT
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.00%) GDPR
4 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ISO 22301
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (5.00%) Splunk