Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 212 154
Rank change year-on-year +13 -58 +57
Permanent jobs citing CISM 25 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.49% 0.35% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 1.48% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 26
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +20.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £43,375 £42,500 £38,125
90th Percentile £79,000 £135,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1,109 1,281 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.85% 23.32% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 715 846 694
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £58,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Edinburgh +19 18 £57,500 -20.69% 4
Glasgow +2 6 £51,500 +8.42% 4
Highlands - 1 £59,000 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 24 (96.00%) CISSP
2 18 (72.00%) Information Security
3 17 (68.00%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (60.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (36.00%) CISA
6 9 (36.00%) GDPR
7 8 (32.00%) CRISC
7 8 (32.00%) Banking
7 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (20.00%) CEH
10 5 (20.00%) Legal
11 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (16.00%) Internet
11 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (16.00%) CISMP
11 4 (16.00%) CASP
11 4 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 4 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
11 4 (16.00%) Degree
11 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (12.00%) Office 365

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
1 8 (32.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Information Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
2 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 17 (68.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
6 3 (12.00%) Security Management
6 3 (12.00%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) CISSP
2 9 (36.00%) CISA
3 8 (32.00%) CRISC
4 5 (20.00%) CEH
5 4 (16.00%) CASP
5 4 (16.00%) CISMP
5 4 (16.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (12.00%) SANS
7 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.00%) SSCP
8 1 (4.00%) CCNA
8 1 (4.00%) CCNP
8 1 (4.00%) CCSA
8 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
8 1 (4.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) GDPR
2 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (12.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (8.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec