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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 411 538 475
Rank change year-on-year
+127 -63
Permanent jobs citing CISM 638 456 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.42% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 491 340 324
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%

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
29055 32068 29516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.33% 27.30% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22863 25701 23830
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 2015 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 2 June 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 +103 571 £60,000 - 59
London +112 329 £70,000 - 35
City of London +88 95 £70,000 +12.00% 13
South East -14 90 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Yorkshire +32 53 £42,500 -21.29% 5
Scotland +61 51 £43,750 -20.45% 10
Glasgow - 40 £42,000 - 9
East of England +33 38 £52,500 +26.50%
Berkshire +12 37 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West Yorkshire +37 31 £41,500 -22.06% 4
West Midlands +11 24 £45,000 -14.28% 5
North Yorkshire +26 18 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Surrey -17 17 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Cambridge +29 16 £46,000 -29.23%
Cambridgeshire +25 16 £46,000 -19.29%
Edinburgh +23 14 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Hertfordshire +17 14 £62,500 +50.60%
Bradford -8 14 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Wales +13 13 £60,000 +22.44% 2
North West +6 13 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Birmingham -3 13 £40,000 -23.80% 2
East Midlands -7 13 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds +7 12 £45,000 -19.28% 3
Newbury +2 12 £58,750 +113.63%
South West -11 12 £51,500 -4.62% 2
South Wales +3 11 £60,000 +22.44% 1
Northamptonshire 0 11 £62,500 +31.57%
West Sussex - 11 £55,500 -
Skipton - 11 £42,500 - 1
Bristol - 10 £51,500 - 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1074 (93.80%) CISSP
2 892 (77.90%) Information Security
3 633 (55.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 466 (40.70%) CISA
5 395 (34.50%) Finance
6 361 (31.53%) Risk Management
7 349 (30.48%) PCI DSS
8 301 (26.29%) ITIL
9 264 (23.06%) Degree
10 246 (21.48%) Cyber Security
11 240 (20.96%) Management Information System
12 227 (19.83%) Security Management
13 223 (19.48%) Firewall
14 173 (15.11%) COBIT
15 157 (13.71%) Data Protection
15 157 (13.71%) Windows
16 145 (12.66%) Information Security Management
17 144 (12.58%) Security Architecture
18 143 (12.49%) Network Security
18 143 (12.49%) CRISC
19 136 (11.88%) Business Continuity
20 135 (11.79%) Penetration Testing
21 134 (11.70%) Security Cleared
22 129 (11.27%) SIEM
23 119 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
24 116 (10.13%) ISMS
25 107 (9.34%) Risk Assessment
26 104 (9.08%) Vulnerability Management
27 99 (8.65%) CEH
28 94 (8.21%) Incident Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 34 (2.97%) IIS
2 11 (0.96%) Apache
3 8 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.35%) Lync
5 2 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.087%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.087%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.61%) MS Office
2 7 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.087%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.087%) Summit
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.83%) SaaS
2 11 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.087%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 223 (19.48%) Firewall
2 143 (12.49%) Network Security
3 80 (6.99%) Wireless
4 59 (5.15%) LAN
5 51 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 47 (4.10%) WAN
7 41 (3.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 37 (3.23%) Internet
9 23 (2.01%) VPN
10 20 (1.75%) Wireless Security
11 16 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.96%) Intranet
13 10 (0.87%) DNS
13 10 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.70%) WLAN
15 7 (0.61%) LDAP
16 6 (0.52%) SAN
16 6 (0.52%) HTTP
17 5 (0.44%) Cisco ISE
17 5 (0.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.52%) Data Mining
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (0.35%) QlikView
5 2 (0.17%) MySQL
6 1 (0.087%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.087%) Ant
2 1 (0.087%) Hudson
General
1 395 (34.50%) Finance
2 84 (7.34%) Banking
3 83 (7.25%) Law
4 67 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 65 (5.68%) Legal
6 35 (3.06%) Retail
7 29 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 23 (2.01%) Marketing
9 17 (1.48%) Advertising
10 16 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.87%) Games
13 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.52%) Automotive
14 5 (0.44%) Military
14 5 (0.44%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.35%) Publishing
15 4 (0.35%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 254 (22.18%) Security Manager
2 214 (18.69%) Consultant
3 196 (17.12%) Security Consultant
4 161 (14.06%) Information Manager
5 152 (13.28%) Analyst
5 152 (13.28%) Information Security Manager
6 140 (12.23%) Security Analyst
7 110 (9.61%) Architect
8 104 (9.08%) Security Architect
9 90 (7.86%) Security Officer
10 83 (7.25%) Security Engineer
11 73 (6.38%) Information Analyst
11 73 (6.38%) Information Security Consultant
12 71 (6.20%) Information Security Analyst
13 67 (5.85%) Information Security Officer
14 55 (4.80%) Head of Security
15 44 (3.84%) Security Specialist
16 43 (3.76%) Information Architect
16 43 (3.76%) Information Security Architect
17 37 (3.23%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.22%) Middleware
2 6 (0.52%) JSP
3 5 (0.44%) Web Services
3 5 (0.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.087%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.087%) HTML
4 1 (0.087%) XML
4 1 (0.087%) SOAP
4 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.087%) COM
4 1 (0.087%) WSDL
4 1 (0.087%) SAML
4 1 (0.087%) Ajax
4 1 (0.087%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.087%) OpenID
4 1 (0.087%) WCF
4 1 (0.087%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 240 (20.96%) Management Information System
2 119 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.33%) Cryptography
4 55 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.93%) Data Protection Act
6 38 (3.32%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.10%) RMADS
7 24 (2.10%) CESG
8 23 (2.01%) SCADA
9 19 (1.66%) PKI
10 17 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.05%) Taxonomies
13 11 (0.96%) Cybercrime
13 11 (0.96%) Internet of Things
13 11 (0.96%) FMCG
14 10 (0.87%) BYOD
15 9 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.79%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 157 (13.71%) Windows
2 82 (7.16%) UNIX
3 63 (5.50%) Linux
4 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.35%) Solaris
5 4 (0.35%) VMS
5 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Android
7 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (77.90%) Information Security
2 361 (31.53%) Risk Management
3 301 (26.29%) ITIL
4 246 (21.48%) Cyber Security
5 227 (19.83%) Security Management
6 157 (13.71%) Data Protection
7 145 (12.66%) Information Security Management
8 144 (12.58%) Security Architecture
9 136 (11.88%) Business Continuity
10 135 (11.79%) Penetration Testing
11 129 (11.27%) SIEM
12 116 (10.13%) ISMS
13 107 (9.34%) Risk Assessment
14 104 (9.08%) Vulnerability Management
15 94 (8.21%) Incident Management
16 90 (7.86%) Project Management
17 87 (7.60%) Information Assurance
18 81 (7.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 68 (5.94%) Data Security
20 63 (5.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (3.84%) SQL
2 14 (1.22%) Java
3 11 (0.96%) Python
3 11 (0.96%) Perl
3 11 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 6 (0.52%) C
4 6 (0.52%) VBA
5 5 (0.44%) APL
5 5 (0.44%) PHP
5 5 (0.44%) Ruby
6 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.17%) C++
7 1 (0.087%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.087%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1074 (93.80%) CISSP
2 466 (40.70%) CISA
3 264 (23.06%) Degree
4 143 (12.49%) CRISC
5 134 (11.70%) Security Cleared
6 99 (8.65%) CEH
7 75 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (5.94%) SC Cleared
9 62 (5.41%) CISMP
10 51 (4.45%) GIAC
11 48 (4.19%) SSCP
12 45 (3.93%) PCI QSA
13 31 (2.71%) CCNP
14 29 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (2.45%) CCNA
16 23 (2.01%) MCSE
17 16 (1.40%) MBA
17 16 (1.40%) ISSAP
17 16 (1.40%) ISSMP
17 16 (1.40%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 633 (55.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 349 (30.48%) PCI DSS
3 173 (15.11%) COBIT
4 82 (7.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.48%) COSO
5 17 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 12 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.96%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.61%) EMIR
8 7 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.61%) SLA
8 7 (0.61%) Basel II
8 7 (0.61%) QA
8 7 (0.61%) MiFID
8 7 (0.61%) BS25999
9 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.44%) PAS 55
11 4 (0.35%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.17%) BS7799
12 2 (0.17%) FISMA
System Software
1 64 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.57%) Snort
3 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.17%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 12 (1.05%) Nessus
2 11 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.61%) OpenView
5 4 (0.35%) SCCM
5 4 (0.35%) Nmap
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (5.85%) Cisco
2 63 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 61 (5.33%) Oracle
4 40 (3.49%) CheckPoint
5 37 (3.23%) McAfee
6 29 (2.53%) Juniper
6 29 (2.53%) Splunk
7 28 (2.45%) SAP
8 22 (1.92%) Websense
9 21 (1.83%) Cyber-Ark
10 20 (1.75%) ArcSight
11 19 (1.66%) Qualys
12 17 (1.48%) VMware
12 17 (1.48%) Symantec
13 16 (1.40%) Fortinet
14 13 (1.14%) Tripwire
14 13 (1.14%) Sourcefire
15 12 (1.05%) Citrix
16 11 (0.96%) WorldPay
16 11 (0.96%) HP
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