CISSP Jobs in Scotland

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 240 175 201
Rank change year-on-year -65 +26 -30
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 49 44 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.96% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 3.15% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 9
10th Percentile £41,478 £44,464 £39,673
25th Percentile £52,500 £49,653 £55,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,100 £58,905 £63,425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -7.13% -2.42%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,188 £78,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,327 £86,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland

CISSP 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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,209 1,396 1,584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 18.00% 30.47% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 541 424 507
10th Percentile £26,700 £28,750 £26,150
25th Percentile £34,574 £38,517 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% +2.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,715 £81,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Scotland

CISSP
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Scotland.

Salary trend for CISSP in Scotland

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Scotland

CISSP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -102 24 £60,000 -0.33% 7
Edinburgh +40 20 £75,000 +29.74% 4
Aberdeen -13 2 £55,000 -21.43% 1
Argyll and Bute -8 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £60,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 17 (34.69%) Azure
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (32.65%) SaaS
3 12 (24.49%) AWS
4 5 (10.20%) Azure Sentinel
5 4 (8.16%) IaaS
5 4 (8.16%) PaaS
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.08%) Entra ID
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
General
1 22 (44.90%) Social Skills
2 15 (30.61%) Military
3 9 (18.37%) Finance
4 7 (14.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (14.29%) Law
5 6 (12.24%) Marketing
6 4 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.08%) Banking
7 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (2.04%) Legal
8 1 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Architect
4 10 (20.41%) Lead
4 10 (20.41%) Senior
5 8 (16.33%) Security Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Lead Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Security Architect
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Cloud Security Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Compliance Officer
9 2 (4.08%) Information Officer
9 2 (4.08%) IT Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) OAuth
1 8 (16.33%) SAML
2 2 (4.08%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Public Cloud
2 6 (12.24%) Cyber Threat
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Security Posture
4 3 (6.12%) Operational Technology
5 2 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) IoT
5 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 2 (4.08%) Product Ownership
6 1 (2.04%) CESG
6 1 (2.04%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.04%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 14 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (48.98%) Information Security
3 23 (46.94%) Security Operations
4 18 (36.73%) Incident Response
5 17 (34.69%) ITIL
6 16 (32.65%) DevOps
6 16 (32.65%) Incident Management
7 15 (30.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 15 (30.61%) Threat Intelligence
8 14 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
8 14 (28.57%) Customer Service
8 14 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
8 14 (28.57%) Open Source
8 14 (28.57%) Resource Management
8 14 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 14 (28.57%) Situational Awareness
9 9 (18.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (16.33%) Machine Learning
10 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
10 8 (16.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) CISM
2 21 (42.86%) Degree
3 15 (30.61%) GCIA
3 15 (30.61%) GCIH
4 14 (28.57%) GREM
5 8 (16.33%) CISA
6 6 (12.24%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (8.16%) Azure Certification
7 4 (8.16%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
7 4 (8.16%) SSCP
8 2 (4.08%) CCNA
8 2 (4.08%) CCSP
8 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
8 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (4.08%) PMP
8 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (30.61%) NIST
3 6 (12.24%) GDPR
4 4 (8.16%) ISO 22301
5 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (4.08%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (2.04%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Dell
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) ForgeRock