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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Rank 616 451 520
Rank change year-on-year
-165 +69
Permanent jobs citing CISA 280 518 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.83% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 208 432 306
Average salary £62,500 £51,177 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.12% -6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%

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
29320 28292 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 27.22% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23521 22225 25772
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -108 266 £62,500 +19.04% 30
London -56 132 £65,000 +13.04% 14
South East -75 59 £60,000 +9.09% 7
City of London +7 50 £73,750 +13.46% 5
Berkshire -11 37 £63,750 +2.00% 4
East of England +1 26 £61,250 +48.48% 3
West Midlands -14 20 £52,500 - 2
Reading -3 15 £62,500 -7.40%
Essex -8 14 £51,250 -33.87% 1
Birmingham +2 13 £52,500 -15.32% 2
Scotland -16 13 £60,000 +26.31% 5
Newbury +3 12 £65,000 +48.57%
Yorkshire -37 12 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £60,000 -14.28% 1
North West -19 9 £50,000 +14.28%
Hampshire -29 9 £48,000 +1.05%
East Midlands +10 8 £57,500 +12.19%
Glasgow +1 8 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Manchester -20 8 £50,000 +21.95%
West Yorkshire -29 8 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Docklands, London +5 7 - -
South West -25 7 £42,500 -16.66% 1
Leeds -31 7 £65,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £60,000 -
Brentwood -15 6 £39,750 -60.25%
Leicestershire +24 5 £75,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire +10 5 £65,000 +48.57%
Maidenhead -4 5 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Bristol -9 5 £50,000 -1.96%
Edinburgh -13 5 £60,000 +41.17% 2

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 567 (79.63%) CISSP
2 444 (62.36%) Information Security
3 423 (59.41%) CISM
4 344 (48.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 238 (33.43%) Finance
6 218 (30.62%) Risk Management
7 214 (30.06%) ITIL
8 204 (28.65%) PCI DSS
9 181 (25.42%) Management Information System
10 164 (23.03%) Degree
11 143 (20.08%) CRISC
12 136 (19.10%) COBIT
13 119 (16.71%) Banking
14 118 (16.57%) PRINCE2
15 111 (15.59%) Security Management
16 101 (14.19%) Cyber Security
17 97 (13.62%) Retail
18 94 (13.20%) Windows
19 87 (12.22%) Firewall
20 85 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 75 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
22 74 (10.39%) Information Security Management
22 74 (10.39%) Computer Science
23 68 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
24 66 (9.27%) Data Protection
25 63 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
26 62 (8.71%) UNIX
27 60 (8.43%) Project Management
27 60 (8.43%) PCI QSA
28 59 (8.29%) SIEM

CISA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (2.25%) IIS
2 6 (0.84%) SAS
3 3 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.69%) MS Office
2 12 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) MS Project
5 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
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (12.22%) Firewall
2 53 (7.44%) Network Security
3 30 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.51%) LAN
5 21 (2.95%) VPN
5 21 (2.95%) WAN
6 15 (2.11%) Internet
6 15 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (1.69%) DMZ
8 6 (0.84%) Wireless
9 4 (0.56%) SCCP
9 4 (0.56%) Broadband
10 3 (0.42%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.42%) LDAP
11 2 (0.28%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.28%) ICMP
11 2 (0.28%) BGP
11 2 (0.28%) MPLS
11 2 (0.28%) OSPF
11 2 (0.28%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (0.42%) QlikView
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.14%) Big Data
6 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 238 (33.43%) Finance
2 119 (16.71%) Banking
3 97 (13.62%) Retail
4 39 (5.48%) Games
5 32 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 30 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.51%) Marketing
8 24 (3.37%) Legal
9 23 (3.23%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.97%) iGaming
11 9 (1.26%) Law
12 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.84%) Advertising
13 6 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.56%) Automotive
15 4 (0.56%) Local Government
16 3 (0.42%) German Language
17 2 (0.28%) Military
17 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 128 (17.98%) Consultant
2 113 (15.87%) Analyst
3 103 (14.47%) Security Consultant
4 87 (12.22%) Security Analyst
5 79 (11.10%) Security Manager
6 66 (9.27%) Auditor
7 64 (8.99%) Security Officer
8 58 (8.15%) Information Manager
9 55 (7.72%) Information Security Officer
10 52 (7.30%) IT Auditor
11 49 (6.88%) Tester
12 47 (6.60%) Information Security Manager
13 41 (5.76%) Head of Security
14 39 (5.48%) Information Analyst
15 38 (5.34%) Information Security Analyst
16 37 (5.20%) Risk Manager
17 36 (5.06%) IT Consultant
18 33 (4.63%) Senior Auditor
19 32 (4.49%) Senior IT Auditor
20 26 (3.65%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.12%) Regular Expression
2 6 (0.84%) SOAP
2 6 (0.84%) REST
3 3 (0.42%) Middleware
4 2 (0.28%) XML
4 2 (0.28%) .NET
5 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 181 (25.42%) Management Information System
2 74 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 68 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.53%) CESG
5 17 (2.39%) Cryptography
6 13 (1.83%) PMI
7 12 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
8 11 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.40%) EMV
10 9 (1.26%) Open Source
10 9 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.12%) GIS
12 7 (0.98%) RMADS
12 7 (0.98%) PKI
13 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.56%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.56%) SCADA
14 4 (0.56%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.42%) FMCG
15 3 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.20%) Windows
2 62 (8.71%) UNIX
3 54 (7.58%) Linux
4 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (62.36%) Information Security
2 218 (30.62%) Risk Management
3 214 (30.06%) ITIL
4 118 (16.57%) PRINCE2
5 111 (15.59%) Security Management
6 101 (14.19%) Cyber Security
7 75 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 74 (10.39%) Information Security Management
9 66 (9.27%) Data Protection
10 63 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (8.43%) Project Management
12 59 (8.29%) SIEM
13 58 (8.15%) Business Continuity
14 54 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 44 (6.18%) Risk Assessment
15 44 (6.18%) Security Architecture
16 43 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
17 42 (5.90%) Vulnerability Management
18 39 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (5.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.35%) SQL
2 21 (2.95%) C
3 18 (2.53%) Python
4 17 (2.39%) Perl
5 12 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.70%) Java
6 5 (0.70%) VBA
7 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.42%) Ruby
7 3 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 567 (79.63%) CISSP
2 423 (59.41%) CISM
3 164 (23.03%) Degree
4 143 (20.08%) CRISC
5 60 (8.43%) PCI QSA
6 31 (4.35%) CEH
7 28 (3.93%) Security Cleared
8 23 (3.23%) QiCA
9 21 (2.95%) CGEIT
10 20 (2.81%) GIAC
11 19 (2.67%) MBA
12 17 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (2.39%) PMI Certification
13 16 (2.25%) SC Cleared
13 16 (2.25%) SSCP
14 15 (2.11%) ISACA
15 13 (1.83%) GCIH
16 12 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (1.40%) MCSE
18 9 (1.26%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (48.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 204 (28.65%) PCI DSS
3 136 (19.10%) COBIT
4 85 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 18 (2.53%) QA
7 17 (2.39%) COSO
8 11 (1.54%) ISO 9001
9 9 (1.26%) BS7799
9 9 (1.26%) SLA
10 6 (0.84%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.56%) GPG13
12 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.28%) BS25999
14 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 31 (4.35%) 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 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.42%) WSUS
2 3 (0.42%) Nessus
2 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.93%) Oracle
3 24 (3.37%) Cisco
4 15 (2.11%) SAP
5 13 (1.83%) McAfee
6 12 (1.69%) Qualys
7 10 (1.40%) Websense
7 10 (1.40%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (1.26%) ArcSight
8 9 (1.26%) Tripwire
9 8 (1.12%) IBM
9 8 (1.12%) CA
9 8 (1.12%) NetApp
10 6 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.84%) Juniper
10 6 (0.84%) VMware
11 5 (0.70%) Symantec
12 4 (0.56%) StatPro
12 4 (0.56%) BT
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car + Stock
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London or Edinburgh, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 13 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
DP Connect
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago