The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 513 428 494
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +66
Permanent jobs citing CISM 463 554 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.94% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 343 387 393
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.85% +8.42%

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
30817 28552 33844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.69% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24103 23313 28364
Average salary £45,000 £43,150 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CISM
Salary Trend

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

CISM Salary Trend in the UK

CISM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISM over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

CISM Salary Histogram in the UK

CISM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -79 437 £55,000 - 64
London -26 200 £57,500 -11.53% 35
South East -40 92 £58,000 +5.45% 6
Berkshire -18 41 £70,000 +16.66% 3
City of London -1 38 £59,000 +12.38% 18
North West -15 32 £50,000 - 8
Hampshire -8 29 £58,000 -3.33% 1
East of England -24 29 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +9 27 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Yorkshire -56 20 £52,500 -2.77% 6
Newbury - 20 £70,000 - 1
Surrey -10 19 £50,000 -1.47% 1
West Yorkshire -37 19 £48,750 -4.41% 6
Leeds -21 18 £52,500 -25.00% 5
Leicestershire - 18 £55,000 - 3
Merseyside +20 17 £50,000 +31.57% 3
West Midlands -14 17 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Leicester - 17 £55,000 - 3
Liverpool - 17 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham -9 15 £46,500 -7.00%
Havant - 15 £58,000 -
Tyne and Wear +7 14 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 14 £40,000 -
North East +3 14 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 12 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Scotland -15 12 £62,750 +23.03% 4
Cheshire -6 11 £58,750 +21.13%
Potters Bar - 9 £55,000 -
Essex -5 8 £54,000 +8.00% 2
Guildford -2 6 £82,500 +65.00%

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 874 (94.69%) CISSP
2 742 (80.39%) Information Security
3 462 (50.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 457 (49.51%) CISA
5 305 (33.04%) Degree
6 286 (30.99%) PCI DSS
7 283 (30.66%) Finance
8 255 (27.63%) Risk Management
9 236 (25.57%) Management Information System
10 219 (23.73%) ITIL
11 141 (15.28%) Firewall
12 137 (14.84%) COBIT
13 135 (14.63%) Banking
14 125 (13.54%) PRINCE2
15 123 (13.33%) Windows
16 119 (12.89%) Security Cleared
17 115 (12.46%) Security Management
18 112 (12.13%) Data Protection
19 106 (11.48%) Project Management
20 103 (11.16%) Linux
21 99 (10.73%) Security Architecture
22 96 (10.40%) Penetration Testing
23 91 (9.86%) CRISC
24 90 (9.75%) SIEM
25 85 (9.21%) Business Development
26 81 (8.78%) Cyber Security
27 80 (8.67%) CEH
28 76 (8.23%) Computer Science
28 76 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
29 74 (8.02%) Network Security

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.79%) IIS
2 11 (1.19%) Lync
3 10 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.87%) SAS
5 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.43%) Apache
6 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.65%) MS Project
4 6 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.33%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (15.28%) Firewall
2 74 (8.02%) Network Security
3 50 (5.42%) Internet
4 48 (5.20%) LAN
5 47 (5.09%) Wireless
6 41 (4.44%) WAN
7 39 (4.23%) TCP/IP
8 32 (3.47%) DNS
8 32 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 27 (2.93%) VPN
10 27 (2.93%) DHCP
11 18 (1.95%) Intranet
12 15 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (1.52%) IPX
13 14 (1.52%) IPv6
14 11 (1.19%) VoIP
14 11 (1.19%) IP Telephony
14 11 (1.19%) Wireless Security
15 9 (0.98%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.19%) MySQL
4 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.43%) AppScan
3 2 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.11%) QADirector
General
1 283 (30.66%) Finance
2 135 (14.63%) Banking
3 68 (7.37%) Retail
4 64 (6.93%) Law
5 62 (6.72%) Legal
6 41 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.60%) Marketing
8 23 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.06%) Games
10 17 (1.84%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.19%) Advertising
12 8 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.87%) Local Government
13 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.33%) Electronics
15 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.22%) Military
16 2 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 212 (22.97%) Consultant
2 194 (21.02%) Analyst
3 183 (19.83%) Security Consultant
4 177 (19.18%) Security Analyst
5 160 (17.33%) Security Manager
6 82 (8.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 82 (8.88%) Information Analyst
7 74 (8.02%) Information Manager
8 73 (7.91%) Architect
9 68 (7.37%) Security Architect
10 65 (7.04%) Information Security Manager
11 62 (6.72%) Information Security Consultant
12 55 (5.96%) IT Security Consultant
12 55 (5.96%) IT Consultant
13 54 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
14 51 (5.53%) Security Officer
15 49 (5.31%) Security Specialist
16 44 (4.77%) Information Security Specialist
16 44 (4.77%) Information Security Officer
16 44 (4.77%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.52%) Web Services
2 10 (1.08%) LAMP
3 7 (0.76%) .NET
4 6 (0.65%) JSP
5 5 (0.54%) Middleware
6 2 (0.22%) REST
6 2 (0.22%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.22%) SOAP
6 2 (0.22%) SAML
7 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.11%) Java EE
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 236 (25.57%) Management Information System
2 76 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 76 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.74%) RMADS
4 45 (4.88%) PMI
4 45 (4.88%) CESG
5 30 (3.25%) PKI
6 29 (3.14%) Cryptography
7 23 (2.49%) CESG CLAS
8 19 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (1.73%) SWIFT
10 14 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.19%) Clustering
13 8 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.76%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.65%) Kindle
15 6 (0.65%) Open Source
15 6 (0.65%) FMCG
16 4 (0.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.33%) Windows
2 103 (11.16%) Linux
3 64 (6.93%) UNIX
4 16 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (1.73%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.63%) Solaris
6 14 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.08%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.76%) Android
9 4 (0.43%) AIX
9 4 (0.43%) OS/390
10 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (80.39%) Information Security
2 255 (27.63%) Risk Management
3 219 (23.73%) ITIL
4 125 (13.54%) PRINCE2
5 115 (12.46%) Security Management
6 112 (12.13%) Data Protection
7 106 (11.48%) Project Management
8 99 (10.73%) Security Architecture
9 96 (10.40%) Penetration Testing
10 90 (9.75%) SIEM
11 85 (9.21%) Business Development
12 81 (8.78%) Cyber Security
13 73 (7.91%) Risk Analysis
14 71 (7.69%) Information Security Management
15 67 (7.26%) E-Commerce
16 66 (7.15%) ISMS
17 65 (7.04%) Information Assurance
18 61 (6.61%) Risk Assessment
19 60 (6.50%) Incident Management
20 59 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (4.33%) SQL
2 14 (1.52%) C
3 13 (1.41%) Java
4 8 (0.87%) C++
5 7 (0.76%) Perl
5 7 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 874 (94.69%) CISSP
2 457 (49.51%) CISA
3 305 (33.04%) Degree
4 119 (12.89%) Security Cleared
5 91 (9.86%) CRISC
6 80 (8.67%) CEH
7 66 (7.15%) SC Cleared
8 51 (5.53%) PMI Certification
9 47 (5.09%) PCI QSA
10 42 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (4.23%) GIAC
12 38 (4.12%) ISSAP
13 35 (3.79%) CISMP
14 32 (3.47%) ISSMP
15 31 (3.36%) DV Cleared
16 30 (3.25%) CCNP
17 29 (3.14%) SSCP
18 28 (3.03%) CGEIT
19 23 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 462 (50.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 286 (30.99%) PCI DSS
3 137 (14.84%) COBIT
4 69 (7.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 24 (2.60%) JSP 440
7 17 (1.84%) ISO 9001
8 12 (1.30%) QA
9 11 (1.19%) SLA
10 8 (0.87%) COSO
11 5 (0.54%) BS7799
12 3 (0.33%) GPG13
12 3 (0.33%) BS25999
13 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.17%) Snort
3 11 (1.19%) Nmap
4 9 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (0.87%) UAG
6 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) XenApp
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.76%) Nessus
4 5 (0.54%) WSUS
5 4 (0.43%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.22%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.22%) SCOM
6 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 66 (7.15%) Cisco
2 60 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.42%) Oracle
4 42 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 23 (2.49%) McAfee
6 21 (2.28%) Sourcefire
7 19 (2.06%) Juniper
8 17 (1.84%) CA
9 14 (1.52%) Symantec
9 14 (1.52%) Splunk
10 13 (1.41%) Qualys
11 11 (1.19%) Tufin
11 11 (1.19%) Tripwire
11 11 (1.19%) VMware
11 11 (1.19%) HP
12 10 (1.08%) SAP
12 10 (1.08%) Websense
12 10 (1.08%) AlgoSec
13 9 (0.98%) IBM
14 8 (0.87%) NetIQ
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £71500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago