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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 475 465 533
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +68
Permanent jobs citing CISM 523 512 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 1.73% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 402 401 302
Average salary £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 501 £57,500 +3.13% 52
London +36 219 £65,000 +6.55% 23
South East +14 102 £60,000 - 12
Berkshire +25 69 £62,500 +13.12% 11
City of London +48 64 £65,000 - 7
North West +15 46 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -12 41 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +34 39 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +12 39 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Leeds +20 36 £45,000 -21.73% 4
West Midlands -2 32 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire +37 26 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Manchester -11 20 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Newbury +19 19 £62,500 +42.85% 4
Birmingham -9 18 £52,500 +5.00%
Leicester +38 17 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Reading -11 17 £67,500 +0.74% 3
East of England -21 16 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Surrey -6 15 £55,000 -12.00%
Hampshire -35 14 £51,650 -21.74%
Cheshire +2 13 £46,250 +2.77%
Merseyside +24 12 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Scotland -12 12 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Hertfordshire -13 12 £70,000 +24.44%
South West -9 11 £43,750 +30.59% 1
Liverpool +27 10 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Wilmslow - 10 £44,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £77,500 +47.61%
Nottingham +14 7 £77,500 +40.90%
Warwickshire - 7 £35,000 - 1

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 919 (94.74%) CISSP
2 784 (80.82%) Information Security
3 503 (51.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 454 (46.80%) CISA
5 308 (31.75%) PCI DSS
6 283 (29.18%) Risk Management
7 265 (27.32%) Degree
8 241 (24.85%) Finance
9 239 (24.64%) Management Information System
10 216 (22.27%) ITIL
11 193 (19.90%) Firewall
12 154 (15.88%) COBIT
13 153 (15.77%) Security Management
14 146 (15.05%) Banking
15 139 (14.33%) CRISC
16 129 (13.30%) Windows
17 117 (12.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 107 (11.03%) Computer Science
19 105 (10.82%) CEH
20 103 (10.62%) Linux
21 102 (10.52%) Security Architecture
21 102 (10.52%) Data Protection
22 97 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 95 (9.79%) E-Commerce
24 91 (9.38%) Network Security
25 90 (9.28%) Information Security Management
25 90 (9.28%) Security Cleared
26 87 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
27 86 (8.87%) Cyber Security
28 85 (8.76%) SIEM

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (3.71%) IIS
2 8 (0.82%) SAS
3 6 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.10%) JBoss
5 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.86%) MS Office
3 14 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.62%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.82%) Office 365
3 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.41%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (19.90%) Firewall
2 91 (9.38%) Network Security
3 68 (7.01%) TCP/IP
4 63 (6.49%) Wireless
5 36 (3.71%) Internet
6 34 (3.51%) VPN
7 29 (2.99%) LAN
8 24 (2.47%) WAN
9 20 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (1.86%) Wireless Security
11 17 (1.75%) Intranet
12 15 (1.55%) DMZ
12 15 (1.55%) DNS
12 15 (1.55%) LDAP
13 7 (0.72%) DHCP
13 7 (0.72%) SAN
14 6 (0.62%) IPsec
15 5 (0.52%) MPLS
15 5 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.62%) MySQL
4 5 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.31%) QlikView
6 1 (0.10%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 241 (24.85%) Finance
2 146 (15.05%) Banking
3 84 (8.66%) Retail
4 71 (7.32%) Legal
5 70 (7.22%) Law
6 50 (5.15%) Telecoms
7 41 (4.23%) Games
8 31 (3.20%) Manufacturing
9 25 (2.58%) Marketing
10 14 (1.44%) iGaming
10 14 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.52%) Local Government
12 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.52%) Advertising
13 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 208 (21.44%) Analyst
2 196 (20.21%) Security Analyst
3 188 (19.38%) Consultant
4 166 (17.11%) Security Consultant
5 146 (15.05%) Security Manager
6 98 (10.10%) Information Analyst
7 96 (9.90%) Information Security Analyst
8 90 (9.28%) Information Manager
8 90 (9.28%) Architect
9 85 (8.76%) Security Architect
10 83 (8.56%) Information Security Manager
11 74 (7.63%) Security Engineer
12 55 (5.67%) Security Officer
13 49 (5.05%) Information Security Officer
14 46 (4.74%) Information Security Engineer
15 41 (4.23%) Information Security Consultant
15 41 (4.23%) IT Security Consultant
15 41 (4.23%) IT Consultant
16 40 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (4.12%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.13%) Web Services
2 8 (0.82%) .NET
3 6 (0.62%) REST
3 6 (0.62%) SOAP
4 4 (0.41%) LAMP
5 2 (0.21%) XML
5 2 (0.21%) SAML
5 2 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.10%) Java EE
6 1 (0.10%) OAuth
6 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 239 (24.64%) Management Information System
2 107 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 97 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.64%) CESG
5 30 (3.09%) Cryptography
6 29 (2.99%) RMADS
7 22 (2.27%) PKI
8 21 (2.16%) Mathematics
9 20 (2.06%) CESG CLAS
10 16 (1.65%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
13 12 (1.24%) PMI
14 10 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
15 9 (0.93%) Open Source
16 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.62%) FMCG
17 6 (0.62%) EMV
17 6 (0.62%) SCADA
18 5 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.30%) Windows
2 103 (10.62%) Linux
3 67 (6.91%) UNIX
4 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.93%) Android
6 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.62%) Solaris
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) AIX
10 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (80.82%) Information Security
2 283 (29.18%) Risk Management
3 216 (22.27%) ITIL
4 153 (15.77%) Security Management
5 102 (10.52%) Data Protection
5 102 (10.52%) Security Architecture
6 95 (9.79%) E-Commerce
7 90 (9.28%) Information Security Management
8 87 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
9 86 (8.87%) Cyber Security
10 85 (8.76%) SIEM
11 81 (8.35%) PRINCE2
12 77 (7.94%) Business Continuity
13 74 (7.63%) TOGAF
13 74 (7.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 74 (7.63%) Incident Management
14 64 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 61 (6.29%) Vulnerability Management
17 60 (6.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.40%) SQL
2 20 (2.06%) C
3 13 (1.34%) Perl
3 13 (1.34%) Python
3 13 (1.34%) Bash Shell
4 12 (1.24%) Java
5 6 (0.62%) C++
6 5 (0.52%) VBA
7 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 919 (94.74%) CISSP
2 454 (46.80%) CISA
3 265 (27.32%) Degree
4 139 (14.33%) CRISC
5 105 (10.82%) CEH
6 90 (9.28%) Security Cleared
7 59 (6.08%) PCI QSA
8 54 (5.57%) GIAC
9 47 (4.85%) ISSAP
10 46 (4.74%) ISSMP
11 44 (4.54%) SC Cleared
12 38 (3.92%) CISMP
13 33 (3.40%) SSCP
14 31 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (2.68%) CGEIT
16 23 (2.37%) CCNA
17 19 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (1.86%) MCSE
19 17 (1.75%) ISEB
20 16 (1.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 503 (51.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 308 (31.75%) PCI DSS
3 154 (15.88%) COBIT
4 117 (12.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 26 (2.68%) QA
7 19 (1.96%) COSO
8 17 (1.75%) SLA
9 11 (1.13%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.93%) BS7799
10 9 (0.93%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.62%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.52%) BS25999
13 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 46 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.96%) Snort
3 9 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.72%) Nmap
5 6 (0.62%) Xen
5 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (1.55%) Nessus
3 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.52%) WSUS
4 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 66 (6.80%) Cisco
2 57 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 50 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 29 (2.99%) Oracle
5 25 (2.58%) McAfee
6 22 (2.27%) Symantec
7 18 (1.86%) Juniper
8 17 (1.75%) Websense
8 17 (1.75%) Qualys
9 14 (1.44%) IronPort
10 13 (1.34%) VMware
10 13 (1.34%) CA
11 12 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
12 11 (1.13%) AlgoSec
13 10 (1.03%) Sourcefire
13 10 (1.03%) Tufin
13 10 (1.03%) Splunk
14 9 (0.93%) ArcSight
14 9 (0.93%) NetApp
14 9 (0.93%) Red Hat
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