The table below looks at the statistics for CISA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISA over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 593 450 495
Rank change year-on-year
-143 +45
Permanent jobs citing CISA 310 536 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.84% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 228 435 357
Average salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -1.04%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31704 29186 30092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 27.27% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25212 22919 24760
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CISA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISA within the UK.

CISA Salary Trend in the UK

CISA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISA over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

CISA Salary Histogram in the UK

CISA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -111 277 £60,000 +14.28% 50
London -57 126 £65,000 - 25
South East -35 78 £57,500 +25.00% 8
City of London -4 40 £67,500 +3.84% 11
Berkshire +3 31 £62,500 +21.35% 5
East of England +7 25 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Scotland +1 25 £55,000 +15.78% 4
West Midlands -16 19 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Surrey +11 15 £50,000 -13.41% 1
Yorkshire -32 15 £61,250 -2.00% 4
Edinburgh +3 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Reading 0 13 £62,500 -5.66% 1
Essex 0 12 £55,000 -29.03%
Hampshire -19 12 £57,500 +44.65%
West Sussex - 12 £42,500 -
Glasgow +4 11 £56,250 +21.62%
Crawley - 11 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £60,000 +41.17%
Birmingham -6 9 £47,500 -30.65% 3
Newbury -1 8 £65,000 +52.94%
Hertfordshire -12 8 £51,250 +24.24% 1
South West -34 7 £45,000 -11.76%
West Yorkshire -41 7 £65,000 -3.70% 3
East Midlands +8 6 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Milton Keynes +8 6 £60,000 +41.17%
North West -20 6 £45,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +17 5 £65,000 +52.94%
Docklands, London +1 5 - -
Manchester -9 5 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Leeds -30 5 £58,750 -12.96%

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CISA 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 CISA.

1 586 (81.62%) CISSP
2 463 (64.48%) Information Security
3 422 (58.77%) CISM
4 346 (48.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 228 (31.75%) ITIL
6 220 (30.64%) Risk Management
7 218 (30.36%) Finance
8 201 (27.99%) PCI DSS
9 169 (23.54%) Management Information System
10 158 (22.01%) CRISC
11 155 (21.59%) Degree
12 131 (18.25%) COBIT
13 129 (17.97%) Security Management
14 120 (16.71%) Banking
14 120 (16.71%) Cyber Security
15 101 (14.07%) Firewall
16 100 (13.93%) PRINCE2
17 96 (13.37%) Retail
18 91 (12.67%) Windows
19 88 (12.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 77 (10.72%) Information Security Management
21 74 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
22 70 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
23 69 (9.61%) Project Management
24 68 (9.47%) Computer Science
25 66 (9.19%) Data Protection
25 66 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
25 66 (9.19%) Business Continuity
26 65 (9.05%) SIEM
27 64 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CISA 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 CISA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.95%) IIS
2 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.14%) SAS
3 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.09%) MS Office
4 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.70%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.97%) SaaS
3 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (14.07%) Firewall
2 53 (7.38%) Network Security
3 45 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 32 (4.46%) LAN
5 26 (3.62%) WAN
6 24 (3.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (2.92%) VPN
8 15 (2.09%) DMZ
9 12 (1.67%) Internet
10 8 (1.11%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.84%) Wireless
12 4 (0.56%) IPsec
12 4 (0.56%) SCCP
12 4 (0.56%) DNS
13 3 (0.42%) WLAN
14 2 (0.28%) LDAP
14 2 (0.28%) SSL
14 2 (0.28%) IPv4
14 2 (0.28%) IPv6
14 2 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.81%) Data Mining
3 11 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.84%) QlikView
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 218 (30.36%) Finance
2 120 (16.71%) Banking
3 96 (13.37%) Retail
4 36 (5.01%) Games
5 30 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.04%) Manufacturing
7 28 (3.90%) Legal
8 25 (3.48%) Marketing
9 17 (2.37%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.95%) iGaming
11 10 (1.39%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.11%) Law
13 7 (0.97%) Advertising
14 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.70%) Czech Language
15 5 (0.70%) Automotive
15 5 (0.70%) Local Government
16 3 (0.42%) French Language
16 3 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 129 (17.97%) Consultant
2 108 (15.04%) Analyst
3 100 (13.93%) Security Consultant
4 89 (12.40%) Security Analyst
5 88 (12.26%) Security Manager
6 69 (9.61%) Security Officer
7 62 (8.64%) Information Security Officer
8 60 (8.36%) Auditor
9 56 (7.80%) Information Analyst
10 55 (7.66%) Information Security Analyst
11 48 (6.69%) Information Manager
12 47 (6.55%) Tester
13 45 (6.27%) IT Auditor
14 44 (6.13%) Information Security Manager
14 44 (6.13%) Head of Security
15 32 (4.46%) Information Security Consultant
16 28 (3.90%) Junior
17 27 (3.76%) IT Consultant
18 24 (3.34%) Senior IT Auditor
18 24 (3.34%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.39%) Regular Expression
2 6 (0.84%) REST
2 6 (0.84%) SOAP
3 4 (0.56%) Middleware
4 3 (0.42%) ODBC
5 2 (0.28%) XML
6 1 (0.14%) Ajax
6 1 (0.14%) Web Services
6 1 (0.14%) HTML
6 1 (0.14%) .NET
6 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 169 (23.54%) Management Information System
2 70 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.51%) Cryptography
4 18 (2.51%) PKI
5 17 (2.37%) CESG
6 12 (1.67%) EMV
7 11 (1.53%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (1.25%) Open Source
8 9 (1.25%) GIS
9 7 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.84%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.84%) RMADS
11 5 (0.70%) PMI
11 5 (0.70%) SCADA
11 5 (0.70%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.42%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.67%) Windows
2 63 (8.77%) UNIX
3 51 (7.10%) Linux
4 7 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (64.48%) Information Security
2 228 (31.75%) ITIL
3 220 (30.64%) Risk Management
4 129 (17.97%) Security Management
5 120 (16.71%) Cyber Security
6 100 (13.93%) PRINCE2
7 77 (10.72%) Information Security Management
8 74 (10.31%) Penetration Testing
9 69 (9.61%) Project Management
10 66 (9.19%) Business Continuity
10 66 (9.19%) Data Protection
10 66 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 65 (9.05%) SIEM
12 64 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
13 53 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
15 40 (5.57%) Security Architecture
16 35 (4.87%) Change Management
17 34 (4.74%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.04%) SQL
2 18 (2.51%) C
3 17 (2.37%) Python
4 16 (2.23%) Perl
5 13 (1.81%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.25%) VBA
7 5 (0.70%) APL
7 5 (0.70%) Java
8 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.28%) C++
9 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.28%) VB
10 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 586 (81.62%) CISSP
2 422 (58.77%) CISM
3 158 (22.01%) CRISC
4 155 (21.59%) Degree
5 54 (7.52%) PCI QSA
6 36 (5.01%) CEH
7 34 (4.74%) Security Cleared
8 25 (3.48%) GIAC
9 22 (3.06%) QiCA
9 22 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (2.92%) MBA
11 17 (2.37%) MCSE
11 17 (2.37%) SC Cleared
12 14 (1.95%) CGEIT
12 14 (1.95%) ISACA
12 14 (1.95%) GCIH
13 12 (1.67%) VCP4
14 11 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (1.53%) SSCP
15 10 (1.39%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (48.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (27.99%) PCI DSS
3 131 (18.25%) COBIT
4 88 (12.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 21 (2.92%) QA
7 11 (1.53%) COSO
8 10 (1.39%) BS7799
9 8 (1.11%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.11%) SLA
10 7 (0.97%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.84%) GPG13
12 3 (0.42%) EMIR
12 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.42%) BS25999
12 3 (0.42%) MiFID
12 3 (0.42%) Basel II
13 1 (0.14%) GAAP
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 46 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.84%) Xen
2 6 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.42%) Nmap
4 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.42%) Nessus
1 3 (0.42%) WSUS
2 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.28%) WMI
2 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.90%) Oracle
3 25 (3.48%) Cisco
4 16 (2.23%) SAP
5 13 (1.81%) McAfee
6 11 (1.53%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (1.53%) CheckPoint
7 10 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 10 (1.39%) Qualys
8 9 (1.25%) Websense
9 8 (1.11%) NetApp
9 8 (1.11%) Juniper
10 7 (0.97%) CA
10 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.97%) Tripwire
11 6 (0.84%) VMware
11 6 (0.84%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.70%) IBM
13 4 (0.56%) StatPro
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TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + On application
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 10 days ago