The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank - 92 78
Permanent jobs citing CISM 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.66% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.42%
CISM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
314 303 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.07% 29.08% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 271 267 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,825 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CISM
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Kent region.

CISM Salary Trend in Kent

CISM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Nessus
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (71.43%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
2 1 (14.29%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco