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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 505 435 498
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +63
Permanent jobs citing CISM 446 552 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.93% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 333 385 386
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 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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
30846 28630 33892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.93% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24022 23340 28574
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 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 16 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 -72 414 £55,000 - 53
London -41 179 £57,500 -13.20% 26
South East -29 99 £58,000 +12.62% 4
Berkshire +1 47 £70,000 +16.66% 2
City of London -23 35 £59,000 +2.60% 11
North West -33 30 £50,000 -1.96% 9
East of England -31 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire +6 28 £58,000 +45.00% 2
Newbury - 28 £62,500 - 2
East Midlands -3 25 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Surrey -12 20 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire -59 16 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Leicestershire - 16 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands -12 15 £49,000 -2.00%
Liverpool +19 14 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Merseyside +13 14 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Hertfordshire -7 14 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham -8 14 £49,000 -2.00%
Scotland -15 14 £60,500 +18.62%
West Yorkshire -35 14 £48,750 -4.41% 4
Havant - 14 £58,000 - 1
Leicester - 14 £55,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 13 £40,000 -16.66%
North East +7 13 £40,000 -16.66%
Tyne and Wear +5 13 £40,000 -16.66%
Cheshire -11 13 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Leeds -32 13 £52,500 -25.00% 3
Potters Bar - 13 £50,000 -
Guildford +5 8 £82,500 +65.00%
Glasgow - 7 £70,000 -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 865 (94.54%) CISSP
2 723 (79.02%) Information Security
3 463 (50.60%) CISA
4 455 (49.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 312 (34.10%) Degree
6 292 (31.91%) Finance
7 280 (30.60%) PCI DSS
8 260 (28.42%) Risk Management
9 245 (26.78%) Management Information System
10 218 (23.83%) ITIL
11 136 (14.86%) COBIT
11 136 (14.86%) Firewall
12 134 (14.64%) Banking
13 124 (13.55%) Security Cleared
14 123 (13.44%) PRINCE2
15 121 (13.22%) Security Management
16 119 (13.01%) Windows
17 112 (12.24%) Project Management
17 112 (12.24%) Data Protection
18 102 (11.15%) Linux
19 98 (10.71%) Security Architecture
19 98 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
20 91 (9.95%) CRISC
21 89 (9.73%) SIEM
21 89 (9.73%) Business Development
22 78 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
23 77 (8.42%) Cyber Security
24 76 (8.31%) Risk Analysis
25 74 (8.09%) Network Security
26 72 (7.87%) Information Security Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 37 (4.04%) IIS
2 11 (1.20%) Lync
3 10 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.87%) SAS
5 4 (0.44%) Apache
6 3 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.64%) MS Office
3 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) MS Project
5 3 (0.33%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 136 (14.86%) Firewall
2 74 (8.09%) Network Security
3 51 (5.57%) Internet
3 51 (5.57%) LAN
4 43 (4.70%) Wireless
5 40 (4.37%) WAN
6 36 (3.93%) TCP/IP
7 30 (3.28%) DNS
8 28 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (2.95%) DHCP
10 26 (2.84%) VPN
10 26 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (1.75%) Intranet
12 14 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (1.53%) IPX
12 14 (1.53%) IPv6
13 11 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 11 (1.20%) Broadband
13 11 (1.20%) VoIP
14 8 (0.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.31%) MySQL
2 12 (1.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.11%) DB2
4 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.11%) QlikView
4 1 (0.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.44%) AppScan
3 1 (0.11%) QADirector
General
1 292 (31.91%) Finance
2 134 (14.64%) Banking
3 62 (6.78%) Retail
3 62 (6.78%) Law
3 62 (6.78%) Legal
4 44 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.19%) Marketing
7 17 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.86%) Games
8 12 (1.31%) Advertising
9 8 (0.87%) Local Government
9 8 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) Military
14 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 214 (23.39%) Consultant
2 183 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 183 (20.00%) Analyst
3 166 (18.14%) Security Analyst
4 155 (16.94%) Security Manager
5 79 (8.63%) Information Security Analyst
5 79 (8.63%) Information Analyst
6 74 (8.09%) Information Manager
7 73 (7.98%) Architect
8 67 (7.32%) Security Architect
9 65 (7.10%) Information Security Manager
10 61 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
11 57 (6.23%) IT Security Consultant
11 57 (6.23%) IT Consultant
12 54 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
12 54 (5.90%) Security Specialist
13 51 (5.57%) Security Officer
14 50 (5.46%) Information Security Specialist
14 50 (5.46%) Information Specialist
15 46 (5.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.64%) Web Services
2 10 (1.09%) LAMP
3 6 (0.66%) JSP
4 5 (0.55%) Middleware
5 4 (0.44%) .NET
6 2 (0.22%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.22%) SAML
7 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.11%) Java EE
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 245 (26.78%) Management Information System
2 78 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 58 (6.34%) RMADS
5 49 (5.36%) CESG
6 47 (5.14%) PMI
7 30 (3.28%) PKI
8 27 (2.95%) Cryptography
9 25 (2.73%) CESG CLAS
10 19 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (1.53%) SWIFT
12 13 (1.42%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.20%) Clustering
14 10 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (0.98%) Smartphone
16 7 (0.77%) FMCG
17 6 (0.66%) Kindle
17 6 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
18 4 (0.44%) Open Source
18 4 (0.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.01%) Windows
2 102 (11.15%) Linux
3 63 (6.89%) UNIX
4 16 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.53%) Solaris
7 10 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.55%) Android
9 4 (0.44%) OS/390
10 3 (0.33%) AIX
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (79.02%) Information Security
2 260 (28.42%) Risk Management
3 218 (23.83%) ITIL
4 123 (13.44%) PRINCE2
5 121 (13.22%) Security Management
6 112 (12.24%) Project Management
6 112 (12.24%) Data Protection
7 98 (10.71%) Security Architecture
7 98 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
8 89 (9.73%) SIEM
8 89 (9.73%) Business Development
9 77 (8.42%) Cyber Security
10 76 (8.31%) Risk Analysis
11 72 (7.87%) Information Security Management
12 69 (7.54%) Information Assurance
13 67 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
13 67 (7.32%) ISMS
14 59 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 58 (6.34%) Mentoring
16 56 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (4.70%) SQL
2 13 (1.42%) C
3 11 (1.20%) Java
4 9 (0.98%) Perl
4 9 (0.98%) Python
5 8 (0.87%) C++
6 3 (0.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 865 (94.54%) CISSP
2 463 (50.60%) CISA
3 312 (34.10%) Degree
4 124 (13.55%) Security Cleared
5 91 (9.95%) CRISC
6 70 (7.65%) CEH
7 67 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 53 (5.79%) PMI Certification
9 45 (4.92%) PCI QSA
10 43 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (4.04%) GIAC
12 35 (3.83%) DV Cleared
13 33 (3.61%) CCNP
13 33 (3.61%) ISSAP
14 32 (3.50%) CISMP
15 31 (3.39%) CGEIT
16 28 (3.06%) SSCP
17 27 (2.95%) ISSMP
18 21 (2.30%) GCIH
18 21 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (49.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 280 (30.60%) PCI DSS
3 136 (14.86%) COBIT
4 68 (7.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 26 (2.84%) JSP 440
7 17 (1.86%) ISO 9001
8 11 (1.20%) SLA
8 11 (1.20%) QA
9 9 (0.98%) COSO
10 5 (0.55%) BS7799
11 4 (0.44%) GPG13
12 2 (0.22%) BS25999
12 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.86%) Snort
3 12 (1.31%) Nmap
4 8 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (0.87%) UAG
5 7 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (0.98%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.66%) Nessus
4 5 (0.55%) WSUS
5 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.22%) SCOM
6 2 (0.22%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 59 (6.45%) Cisco
1 59 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.12%) Oracle
3 35 (3.83%) CheckPoint
4 21 (2.30%) McAfee
5 20 (2.19%) CA
5 20 (2.19%) Sourcefire
6 18 (1.97%) Juniper
7 14 (1.53%) SAP
8 13 (1.42%) Splunk
8 13 (1.42%) Qualys
9 11 (1.20%) Tufin
10 10 (1.09%) Tripwire
10 10 (1.09%) Symantec
10 10 (1.09%) IBM
10 10 (1.09%) HP
11 9 (0.98%) VMware
11 9 (0.98%) Websense
12 8 (0.87%) ArcSight
12 8 (0.87%) AlgoSec
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K to 65K + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago