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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 471 457 476
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing CISM 503 521 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 1.80% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 379 365 380
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +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
30956 28988 33362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 26.79% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24456 23637 27790
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -10 484 £55,000 - 48
London +3 214 £57,500 -8.73% 24
South East -14 97 £58,000 +5.45% 4
Berkshire +7 47 £62,500 +4.16% 3
North West +2 42 £51,000 +2.00% 11
City of London -4 42 £57,500 +15.00% 11
East of England -23 32 £56,250 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +19 30 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire 0 26 £55,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire -59 24 £52,500 -7.89% 4
West Midlands -16 23 £50,000 +2.56%
West Yorkshire -19 23 £53,750 +5.39% 4
Leeds -19 22 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Leicestershire - 20 £55,000 - 1
Surrey -4 19 £57,500 +11.65%
Leicester - 18 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham -5 16 £50,750 +6.84%
Merseyside +26 15 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Newbury +20 15 £62,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 15 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Cheshire -9 15 £61,750 +27.31% 4
Liverpool - 15 £50,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear -4 14 £40,000 -14.89%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 14 £40,000 -14.89%
North East -8 14 £40,000 -14.89%
Manchester -18 12 £63,250 +24.01% 3
Scotland -13 11 £59,250 +31.66% 2
Reading -29 9 £67,500 +6.71%
Havant - 9 £58,000 -
Essex -11 8 £54,000 +8.00%

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 883 (94.14%) CISSP
2 768 (81.88%) Information Security
3 475 (50.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 466 (49.68%) CISA
5 301 (32.09%) Degree
6 300 (31.98%) PCI DSS
7 261 (27.83%) Finance
8 260 (27.72%) Risk Management
9 240 (25.59%) Management Information System
10 218 (23.24%) ITIL
11 154 (16.42%) Firewall
12 147 (15.67%) COBIT
13 135 (14.39%) Banking
14 121 (12.90%) Security Management
15 120 (12.79%) PRINCE2
15 120 (12.79%) Windows
16 115 (12.26%) Data Protection
17 108 (11.51%) Security Cleared
18 103 (10.98%) Linux
19 102 (10.87%) Project Management
20 101 (10.77%) Security Architecture
21 96 (10.23%) CRISC
21 96 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
22 92 (9.81%) SIEM
23 91 (9.70%) Computer Science
24 87 (9.28%) Cyber Security
25 84 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
26 83 (8.85%) CEH
27 82 (8.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
28 77 (8.21%) Retail

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (4.37%) IIS
2 10 (1.07%) Tomcat
2 10 (1.07%) Lync
3 8 (0.85%) SAS
4 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.11%) JBoss
5 1 (0.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.49%) MS Office
3 10 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.64%) MS Project
5 5 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.32%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.43%) Office 365
3 3 (0.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (16.42%) Firewall
2 70 (7.46%) Network Security
3 50 (5.33%) Wireless
4 48 (5.12%) LAN
5 45 (4.80%) TCP/IP
6 42 (4.48%) Internet
7 41 (4.37%) WAN
8 32 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (3.30%) DNS
10 30 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
11 27 (2.88%) VPN
12 26 (2.77%) DHCP
13 17 (1.81%) Intranet
14 14 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (1.39%) IPX
15 13 (1.39%) IPv6
16 11 (1.17%) LDAP
16 11 (1.17%) Wireless Security
17 10 (1.07%) IP Telephony
18 8 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.17%) MySQL
4 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.11%) QlikView
5 1 (0.11%) Big Data
5 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) QADirector
3 1 (0.11%) AppScan
General
1 261 (27.83%) Finance
2 135 (14.39%) Banking
3 77 (8.21%) Retail
4 70 (7.46%) Legal
5 63 (6.72%) Law
6 46 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.56%) Marketing
9 22 (2.35%) Games
10 13 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.07%) Advertising
11 10 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.85%) Local Government
12 8 (0.85%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.32%) Electronics
15 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.21%) Military
16 2 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 204 (21.75%) Consultant
2 195 (20.79%) Analyst
3 182 (19.40%) Security Analyst
4 179 (19.08%) Security Consultant
5 163 (17.38%) Security Manager
6 85 (9.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 85 (9.06%) Information Analyst
7 82 (8.74%) Architect
8 77 (8.21%) Security Architect
9 68 (7.25%) Information Manager
10 62 (6.61%) Information Security Manager
11 57 (6.08%) IT Security Consultant
11 57 (6.08%) IT Consultant
12 56 (5.97%) Information Security Consultant
13 53 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
14 49 (5.22%) Security Officer
15 45 (4.80%) Security Specialist
16 43 (4.58%) Security Engineer
16 43 (4.58%) Information Security Officer
17 42 (4.48%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.39%) Web Services
2 10 (1.07%) LAMP
3 9 (0.96%) .NET
4 5 (0.53%) JSP
4 5 (0.53%) Middleware
5 4 (0.43%) REST
5 4 (0.43%) SOAP
6 2 (0.21%) SAML
6 2 (0.21%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.11%) Java EE
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 240 (25.59%) Management Information System
2 91 (9.70%) Computer Science
3 84 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.90%) RMADS
4 46 (4.90%) CESG
5 39 (4.16%) PMI
6 34 (3.62%) Cryptography
7 31 (3.30%) PKI
8 21 (2.24%) CESG CLAS
9 20 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.71%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.17%) Clustering
13 10 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
14 9 (0.96%) Open Source
15 8 (0.85%) FMCG
16 6 (0.64%) Kindle
17 4 (0.43%) Hedge funds
17 4 (0.43%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.79%) Windows
2 103 (10.98%) Linux
3 62 (6.61%) UNIX
4 16 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.28%) Solaris
6 11 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.96%) Android
9 4 (0.43%) AIX
10 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (81.88%) Information Security
2 260 (27.72%) Risk Management
3 218 (23.24%) ITIL
4 121 (12.90%) Security Management
5 120 (12.79%) PRINCE2
6 115 (12.26%) Data Protection
7 102 (10.87%) Project Management
8 101 (10.77%) Security Architecture
9 96 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
10 92 (9.81%) SIEM
11 87 (9.28%) Cyber Security
12 76 (8.10%) E-Commerce
13 73 (7.78%) Information Security Management
14 71 (7.57%) Business Development
15 69 (7.36%) Risk Analysis
16 68 (7.25%) Incident Management
17 66 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
18 65 (6.93%) ISMS
19 64 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 62 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (3.94%) SQL
2 17 (1.81%) C
3 15 (1.60%) Java
4 10 (1.07%) C++
5 7 (0.75%) Perl
5 7 (0.75%) Python
6 2 (0.21%) VBA
7 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 883 (94.14%) CISSP
2 466 (49.68%) CISA
3 301 (32.09%) Degree
4 108 (11.51%) Security Cleared
5 96 (10.23%) CRISC
6 83 (8.85%) CEH
7 62 (6.61%) SC Cleared
8 53 (5.65%) PCI QSA
9 44 (4.69%) PMI Certification
10 41 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (4.26%) ISSAP
12 38 (4.05%) GIAC
13 35 (3.73%) ISSMP
14 34 (3.62%) CISMP
15 30 (3.20%) SSCP
16 27 (2.88%) DV Cleared
17 26 (2.77%) CGEIT
17 26 (2.77%) CCNP
18 22 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (2.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 475 (50.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 300 (31.98%) PCI DSS
3 147 (15.67%) COBIT
4 82 (8.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 20 (2.13%) JSP 440
7 19 (2.03%) QA
8 15 (1.60%) ISO 9001
9 14 (1.49%) COSO
10 11 (1.17%) SLA
11 5 (0.53%) BS7799
12 4 (0.43%) BS25999
13 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.03%) Snort
3 11 (1.17%) Nmap
3 11 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (0.75%) UAG
5 4 (0.43%) Xen
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (0.85%) Nessus
2 8 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.53%) WSUS
4 4 (0.43%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.21%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 69 (7.36%) Cisco
2 59 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.69%) CheckPoint
4 43 (4.58%) Oracle
5 19 (2.03%) McAfee
6 18 (1.92%) Sourcefire
6 18 (1.92%) Juniper
7 16 (1.71%) CA
8 15 (1.60%) Symantec
9 14 (1.49%) Qualys
10 13 (1.39%) VMware
11 11 (1.17%) Tripwire
11 11 (1.17%) Tufin
11 11 (1.17%) HP
12 10 (1.07%) Websense
12 10 (1.07%) AlgoSec
13 9 (0.96%) Splunk
13 9 (0.96%) IBM
14 8 (0.85%) ArcSight
14 8 (0.85%) NetIQ
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Berwick Partners - DWF
Salary: bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
GA Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 6.6K Car Allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£55k
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C £45K
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago