Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for IISP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 188 205
Rank change year-on-year -39 +17 +18
Permanent jobs citing IISP 2 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.036% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 1.10% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 32
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -4.76% +81.03%
10th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £43,125
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £71,125
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% -18.52%

IISP 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 1,341 1,092 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.86% 23.45% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 910 694 1,059
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,225 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

IISP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing IISP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IISP in Scotland

IISP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IISP in Scotland.

Salary trend for IISP in Scotland

IISP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IISP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Edinburgh -29 2 £67,500 +35.00%
IISP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing IISP 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 IISP.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence

IISP
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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior IT Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk