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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 457 452 518
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +66
Permanent jobs citing CISM 561 531 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 1.80% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 435 399 320
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,075 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +9.67%

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
31554 29523 32759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.74% 26.97% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25319 23634 27426
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 £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -4 543 £55,000 - 50
London +47 264 £65,000 +4.83% 23
South East -38 93 £60,000 - 7
City of London +42 64 £62,500 +6.83% 10
Berkshire +18 59 £62,500 -1.18% 5
North West +10 43 £50,000 +7.52% 6
Yorkshire -36 40 £45,000 -11.76% 5
West Yorkshire +3 38 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Leeds +4 34 £45,000 -21.73% 4
East Midlands +21 33 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands +2 33 £50,000 - 2
Leicestershire +31 21 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Manchester -6 20 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Birmingham -15 20 £52,000 +4.00%
Surrey -15 17 £56,250 +2.27%
Reading -19 17 £67,500 -3.57% 1
East of England -23 17 £57,500 +12.19% 2
Leicester +36 16 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hampshire -25 15 £50,800 -25.29% 1
Cheshire -6 12 £47,500 -2.06% 3
Liverpool +26 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Merseyside +24 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Newbury +12 11 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 11 £40,000 -13.51%
Tyne and Wear -8 11 £40,000 -13.51%
North East -12 11 £40,000 -13.51%
South West -21 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland -19 9 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Hertfordshire -22 8 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Wilmslow - 8 £44,000 - 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 915 (94.23%) CISSP
2 785 (80.84%) Information Security
3 492 (50.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 464 (47.79%) CISA
5 305 (31.41%) PCI DSS
6 285 (29.35%) Risk Management
7 280 (28.84%) Degree
8 242 (24.92%) Finance
9 240 (24.72%) Management Information System
10 212 (21.83%) ITIL
11 182 (18.74%) Firewall
12 152 (15.65%) COBIT
13 139 (14.32%) Banking
13 139 (14.32%) Windows
14 137 (14.11%) Security Management
15 130 (13.39%) CRISC
16 110 (11.33%) Linux
17 104 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 103 (10.61%) Data Protection
18 103 (10.61%) CEH
18 103 (10.61%) Computer Science
19 100 (10.30%) Security Cleared
20 96 (9.89%) Security Architecture
20 96 (9.89%) PRINCE2
20 96 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
21 91 (9.37%) E-Commerce
21 91 (9.37%) Network Security
21 91 (9.37%) Penetration Testing
22 85 (8.75%) SIEM
23 83 (8.55%) Retail

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 42 (4.33%) IIS
2 9 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 8 (0.82%) SAS
4 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.21%) Lync
7 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.85%) 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 7 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.62%) Office 365
4 4 (0.41%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (18.74%) Firewall
2 91 (9.37%) Network Security
3 62 (6.39%) Wireless
4 58 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 36 (3.71%) VPN
5 36 (3.71%) Internet
6 35 (3.60%) LAN
7 30 (3.09%) WAN
8 24 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (2.37%) DNS
9 23 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (1.75%) Intranet
11 16 (1.65%) Wireless Security
12 15 (1.54%) DHCP
13 13 (1.34%) LDAP
14 11 (1.13%) DMZ
15 7 (0.72%) SAN
16 5 (0.51%) IPv6
16 5 (0.51%) OSPF
16 5 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.13%) MySQL
4 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.21%) QlikView
6 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.10%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 242 (24.92%) Finance
2 139 (14.32%) Banking
3 83 (8.55%) Retail
4 72 (7.42%) Legal
5 66 (6.80%) Law
6 44 (4.53%) Telecoms
7 34 (3.50%) Games
8 28 (2.88%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.96%) Marketing
10 15 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.03%) iGaming
13 7 (0.72%) Local Government
14 6 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.62%) Advertising
15 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.31%) Electronics
16 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 205 (21.11%) Analyst
2 200 (20.60%) Consultant
3 192 (19.77%) Security Analyst
4 180 (18.54%) Security Consultant
5 149 (15.35%) Security Manager
6 96 (9.89%) Architect
7 93 (9.58%) Information Analyst
7 93 (9.58%) Information Security Analyst
8 90 (9.27%) Security Architect
9 79 (8.14%) Information Manager
10 73 (7.52%) Information Security Manager
11 62 (6.39%) Security Engineer
12 53 (5.46%) Security Officer
13 52 (5.36%) IT Security Consultant
13 52 (5.36%) IT Consultant
14 46 (4.74%) Information Security Officer
15 45 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
16 43 (4.43%) Information Security Consultant
17 37 (3.81%) Information Security Engineer
17 37 (3.81%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.13%) Web Services
2 9 (0.93%) LAMP
3 8 (0.82%) .NET
4 6 (0.62%) SOAP
4 6 (0.62%) REST
5 4 (0.41%) Middleware
6 3 (0.31%) JSP
7 2 (0.21%) XML
7 2 (0.21%) SAML
8 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.10%) Java EE
8 1 (0.10%) OAuth
8 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 240 (24.72%) Management Information System
2 103 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 96 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.36%) CESG
5 37 (3.81%) RMADS
6 29 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 25 (2.57%) PKI
8 22 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
9 20 (2.06%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.85%) PMI
11 16 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (1.65%) SWIFT
12 14 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
13 11 (1.13%) Open Source
14 10 (1.03%) Clustering
14 10 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
15 7 (0.72%) SCADA
15 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.72%) FMCG
16 6 (0.62%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 139 (14.32%) Windows
2 110 (11.33%) Linux
3 68 (7.00%) UNIX
4 15 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.13%) Solaris
6 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.93%) Android
6 9 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.41%) AIX
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (80.84%) Information Security
2 285 (29.35%) Risk Management
3 212 (21.83%) ITIL
4 137 (14.11%) Security Management
5 103 (10.61%) Data Protection
6 96 (9.89%) Security Architecture
6 96 (9.89%) PRINCE2
7 91 (9.37%) E-Commerce
7 91 (9.37%) Penetration Testing
8 85 (8.75%) SIEM
9 81 (8.34%) Cyber Security
10 77 (7.93%) Information Security Management
11 76 (7.83%) Incident Management
12 74 (7.62%) Business Continuity
13 73 (7.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 68 (7.00%) TOGAF
15 67 (6.90%) Project Management
16 63 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
17 60 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (5.97%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (4.02%) SQL
2 21 (2.16%) C
3 13 (1.34%) Java
4 10 (1.03%) Perl
4 10 (1.03%) Python
5 9 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.72%) C++
7 3 (0.31%) VBA
8 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 915 (94.23%) CISSP
2 464 (47.79%) CISA
3 280 (28.84%) Degree
4 130 (13.39%) CRISC
5 103 (10.61%) CEH
6 100 (10.30%) Security Cleared
7 63 (6.49%) PCI QSA
8 52 (5.36%) SC Cleared
9 49 (5.05%) GIAC
10 40 (4.12%) ISSAP
11 39 (4.02%) ISSMP
12 37 (3.81%) CISMP
13 34 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (3.40%) SSCP
15 27 (2.78%) CGEIT
16 25 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (2.47%) CCNA
18 23 (2.37%) MCSE
19 22 (2.27%) PMI Certification
20 16 (1.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (50.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 305 (31.41%) PCI DSS
3 152 (15.65%) COBIT
4 104 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 24 (2.47%) QA
7 17 (1.75%) COSO
8 15 (1.54%) SLA
9 13 (1.34%) JSP 440
10 12 (1.24%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.93%) BS7799
12 6 (0.62%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.51%) BS25999
14 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 45 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.75%) Snort
3 9 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.82%) 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%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.10%) UAG
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (1.44%) Nessus
3 7 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.51%) WSUS
5 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 67 (6.90%) Cisco
2 54 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 53 (5.46%) Microsoft
4 41 (4.22%) Oracle
5 24 (2.47%) McAfee
6 20 (2.06%) Symantec
7 18 (1.85%) Qualys
8 16 (1.65%) Websense
8 16 (1.65%) Juniper
9 15 (1.54%) CA
10 12 (1.24%) VMware
10 12 (1.24%) IronPort
11 11 (1.13%) Tufin
11 11 (1.13%) Sourcefire
11 11 (1.13%) AlgoSec
11 11 (1.13%) Cyber-Ark
12 10 (1.03%) ArcSight
12 10 (1.03%) Tripwire
12 10 (1.03%) IBM
13 9 (0.93%) Splunk
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £45K
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £69000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kite Consulting Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days 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
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 6 days ago