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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 397 523 463
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -60
Permanent jobs citing CISM 712 457 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 1.42% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 534 331 341
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,325 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%

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
29780 32110 30300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 27.30% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23622 25307 24575
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +120 637 £60,000 +0.84% 69
London +130 336 £67,500 +3.84% 30
South East +3 95 £60,000 +4.34% 8
City of London +83 90 £70,000 +12.00% 15
Yorkshire +68 69 £42,500 -19.04% 7
Scotland +62 60 £42,000 -23.63% 2
West Yorkshire +37 43 £42,000 -13.84% 3
Glasgow +43 41 £42,000 -44.00% 1
East of England +26 38 £53,272 +18.38% 6
West Midlands +8 34 £50,000 -6.97% 5
Berkshire -4 33 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Surrey -2 28 £57,500 -11.53%
North Yorkshire +24 22 £42,500 -32.00% 4
North West +22 22 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands -9 22 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Edinburgh +22 21 £62,500 +15.74% 1
South West -1 21 £50,750 -21.92% 7
Birmingham -10 19 £50,000 -6.97% 4
Leeds +11 18 £49,000 -6.66% 2
Manchester +25 17 £57,500 - 5
Hertfordshire +4 17 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Bristol -3 16 £50,750 -21.92% 3
Skipton - 15 £42,500 - 4
Cambridge +30 14 £46,000 -29.23%
Cambridgeshire +21 14 £46,000 -19.29%
Hampshire -7 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Bradford -7 13 £40,000 -
Redhill +8 10 £58,750 +17.50%
Northamptonshire +5 10 £62,500 +31.57%
Newbury +3 10 £67,500 +145.45% 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1193 (91.98%) CISSP
2 998 (76.95%) Information Security
3 672 (51.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 578 (44.56%) CISA
5 467 (36.01%) Finance
6 400 (30.84%) PCI DSS
7 387 (29.84%) Risk Management
8 319 (24.60%) ITIL
9 305 (23.52%) Cyber Security
10 300 (23.13%) Degree
11 257 (19.81%) Management Information System
12 231 (17.81%) Firewall
13 222 (17.12%) Security Management
14 184 (14.19%) Data Protection
15 171 (13.18%) Windows
16 168 (12.95%) COBIT
17 155 (11.95%) CRISC
18 154 (11.87%) Security Architecture
18 154 (11.87%) Network Security
19 152 (11.72%) Penetration Testing
20 151 (11.64%) SIEM
21 148 (11.41%) Security Cleared
22 145 (11.18%) Business Continuity
23 130 (10.02%) Risk Assessment
23 130 (10.02%) Banking
23 130 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
24 128 (9.87%) Information Security Management
25 122 (9.41%) Incident Management
26 114 (8.79%) ISMS
27 103 (7.94%) CEH

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 45 (3.47%) IIS
2 11 (0.85%) Apache
2 11 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.54%) Lync
4 3 (0.23%) CMS
5 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.15%) SAS
6 1 (0.077%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.077%) JBoss
6 1 (0.077%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.31%) MS Office
3 10 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.077%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.62%) SaaS
2 15 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.077%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 231 (17.81%) Firewall
2 154 (11.87%) Network Security
3 73 (5.63%) Wireless
4 62 (4.78%) LAN
5 52 (4.01%) TCP/IP
6 48 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 45 (3.47%) WAN
8 42 (3.24%) Internet
9 27 (2.08%) VPN
10 24 (1.85%) Wireless Security
11 20 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (0.93%) Intranet
13 11 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (0.85%) DNS
14 10 (0.77%) SAN
15 9 (0.69%) IPsec
15 9 (0.69%) WLAN
16 8 (0.62%) LDAP
17 7 (0.54%) HTTP
17 7 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (0.31%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.31%) Big Data
3 4 (0.31%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.23%) QlikView
5 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
1 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.15%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.077%) Ant
3 1 (0.077%) JIRA
General
1 467 (36.01%) Finance
2 130 (10.02%) Banking
3 83 (6.40%) Legal
4 82 (6.32%) Law
5 67 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 65 (5.01%) Retail
7 40 (3.08%) Financial Institution
8 28 (2.16%) Marketing
9 21 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (1.31%) Advertising
12 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.54%) Automotive
14 6 (0.46%) Publishing
14 6 (0.46%) Games
15 5 (0.39%) Military
15 5 (0.39%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 286 (22.05%) Security Manager
2 239 (18.43%) Consultant
3 221 (17.04%) Security Consultant
4 188 (14.49%) Analyst
5 173 (13.34%) Security Analyst
6 161 (12.41%) Information Manager
7 153 (11.80%) Information Security Manager
8 113 (8.71%) Security Officer
9 108 (8.33%) Architect
10 104 (8.02%) Security Architect
11 91 (7.02%) Information Analyst
11 91 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
12 87 (6.71%) Information Security Consultant
13 81 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
14 78 (6.01%) Security Engineer
15 52 (4.01%) Head of Security
16 43 (3.32%) Security Specialist
17 42 (3.24%) IT Security Manager
18 41 (3.16%) Senior Manager
19 40 (3.08%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.54%) Middleware
2 12 (0.93%) .NET
3 8 (0.62%) JSP
4 6 (0.46%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.46%) HTML
5 5 (0.39%) Web Services
6 4 (0.31%) CSS
6 4 (0.31%) WPF
7 3 (0.23%) SOAP
8 2 (0.15%) XML
8 2 (0.15%) COM
8 2 (0.15%) OAuth
8 2 (0.15%) WSDL
8 2 (0.15%) SAML
8 2 (0.15%) OpenID
9 1 (0.077%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.077%) REST
9 1 (0.077%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.077%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 257 (19.81%) Management Information System
2 130 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 68 (5.24%) Cryptography
5 54 (4.16%) Data Protection Act
6 46 (3.55%) Data Centre
7 28 (2.16%) CESG
8 25 (1.93%) SCADA
8 25 (1.93%) RMADS
9 23 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.70%) PKI
11 16 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
12 15 (1.16%) Cybercrime
13 12 (0.93%) Taxonomies
14 11 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (0.85%) BYOD
14 11 (0.85%) Internet of Things
15 10 (0.77%) FMCG
16 9 (0.69%) Smart Meter
16 9 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 171 (13.18%) Windows
2 99 (7.63%) UNIX
3 61 (4.70%) Linux
4 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
5 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.39%) Solaris
7 4 (0.31%) VMS
8 2 (0.15%) Android
8 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (76.95%) Information Security
2 387 (29.84%) Risk Management
3 319 (24.60%) ITIL
4 305 (23.52%) Cyber Security
5 222 (17.12%) Security Management
6 184 (14.19%) Data Protection
7 154 (11.87%) Security Architecture
8 152 (11.72%) Penetration Testing
9 151 (11.64%) SIEM
10 145 (11.18%) Business Continuity
11 130 (10.02%) Risk Assessment
12 128 (9.87%) Information Security Management
13 122 (9.41%) Incident Management
14 114 (8.79%) ISMS
15 103 (7.94%) Vulnerability Management
16 101 (7.79%) Project Management
17 99 (7.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 90 (6.94%) Information Assurance
19 76 (5.86%) Data Security
20 75 (5.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.01%) SQL
2 20 (1.54%) Java
3 8 (0.62%) VBA
4 7 (0.54%) Python
4 7 (0.54%) Bash Shell
4 7 (0.54%) C
4 7 (0.54%) Perl
5 5 (0.39%) PHP
5 5 (0.39%) C#
5 5 (0.39%) APL
5 5 (0.39%) Ruby
6 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.31%) VBScript
7 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.15%) C++
9 1 (0.077%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1193 (91.98%) CISSP
2 578 (44.56%) CISA
3 300 (23.13%) Degree
4 155 (11.95%) CRISC
5 148 (11.41%) Security Cleared
6 103 (7.94%) CEH
7 90 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (6.01%) SC Cleared
9 74 (5.71%) CISMP
10 61 (4.70%) GIAC
11 54 (4.16%) SSCP
12 52 (4.01%) PCI QSA
13 47 (3.62%) CCNP
14 34 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (2.31%) CCNA
15 30 (2.31%) ACCA
16 28 (2.16%) MCSE
17 21 (1.62%) GPEN
18 19 (1.46%) DV Cleared
19 17 (1.31%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 672 (51.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 400 (30.84%) PCI DSS
3 168 (12.95%) COBIT
4 78 (6.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.39%) HIPAA
6 16 (1.23%) COSO
6 16 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 11 (0.85%) BS25999
8 10 (0.77%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.62%) QA
9 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.54%) Basel II
10 7 (0.54%) MiFID
10 7 (0.54%) EMIR
10 7 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.46%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.39%) PAS 55
13 4 (0.31%) SLA
13 4 (0.31%) BS7799
14 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 63 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.23%) Snort
3 10 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.15%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.077%) Xen
5 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (0.85%) Nessus
3 9 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.54%) OpenView
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.31%) Nmap
5 4 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.077%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (6.40%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.32%) Cisco
3 64 (4.93%) Oracle
4 53 (4.09%) McAfee
5 39 (3.01%) CheckPoint
6 30 (2.31%) Qualys
7 29 (2.24%) Splunk
7 29 (2.24%) Websense
7 29 (2.24%) SAP
8 28 (2.16%) ArcSight
9 27 (2.08%) Juniper
10 22 (1.70%) Cyber-Ark
11 21 (1.62%) Tripwire
12 18 (1.39%) VMware
13 15 (1.16%) Fortinet
13 15 (1.16%) Symantec
13 15 (1.16%) HP
14 12 (0.93%) Trustwave
15 11 (0.85%) WorldPay
15 11 (0.85%) Sourcefire
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: Up to £65 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £86,000 per annum including Car + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago