Period
to 12 December 2017

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

Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 190 216
Rank change year-on-year -36 +26 +27
Permanent jobs citing IISP 2 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.036% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 1.57% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 22
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +13.64% -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 1311 1208 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.37% 23.90% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 837 740 1157
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,300 £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 12 December 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
Edinburgh -27 2 £67,500 +35.00%
IISP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing IISP 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 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%) Cyber Attack
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%) Cyber Attack
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