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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 529 424 486
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +62
Permanent jobs citing CISM 421 558 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 1.89% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 316 377 388
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,325 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%

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
31234 29580 33891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.11% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24200 23976 28787
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 August 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 -84 379 £57,500 +4.54% 50
London -62 145 £65,000 -7.14% 24
South East +9 116 £58,000 +16.00% 6
Berkshire -4 51 £67,500 +12.50% 5
East Midlands +2 31 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Newbury +30 30 £27,500 - 1
Hampshire +2 30 £58,000 +28.88% 1
Surrey -11 30 £65,000 +40.54%
East of England -6 28 £55,000 +10.00% 3
City of London -29 28 £62,500 -1.57% 10
North West -40 23 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Leicestershire +20 21 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +9 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leicester +17 16 £55,000 - 1
Havant - 16 £58,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 16 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -16 14 £60,250 +18.13% 4
Cheshire -5 13 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Guildford +1 12 £82,500 +65.00%
West Midlands -22 12 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham -11 11 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Southampton +14 9 £40,000 -4.76%
Liverpool +8 9 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside +2 9 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Edinburgh -18 7 £60,000 +8.10% 2
Yorkshire -67 7 £57,500 -9.80% 6
South West -18 6 £62,500 +37.36%
Leeds -42 6 £52,500 -25.00% 4
West Yorkshire -49 6 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Maidenhead - 6 £70,000 - 1

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 819 (94.14%) CISSP
2 661 (75.98%) Information Security
3 437 (50.23%) CISA
4 412 (47.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 293 (33.68%) Degree
6 284 (32.64%) Finance
7 264 (30.34%) PCI DSS
8 239 (27.47%) Risk Management
9 233 (26.78%) Management Information System
10 208 (23.91%) ITIL
11 142 (16.32%) COBIT
12 136 (15.63%) Security Cleared
13 127 (14.60%) Firewall
14 119 (13.68%) Project Management
15 116 (13.33%) Security Management
16 114 (13.10%) PRINCE2
17 110 (12.64%) Data Protection
18 108 (12.41%) Windows
19 97 (11.15%) Penetration Testing
20 95 (10.92%) Linux
20 95 (10.92%) Banking
21 94 (10.80%) Security Architecture
22 89 (10.23%) Business Development
23 81 (9.31%) Cyber Security
24 78 (8.97%) CRISC
24 78 (8.97%) Network Security
25 77 (8.85%) Risk Assessment
26 76 (8.74%) SC Cleared
27 73 (8.39%) SIEM
28 71 (8.16%) Risk Analysis

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (3.79%) IIS
2 11 (1.26%) Lync
3 10 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.69%) SAS
5 4 (0.46%) Apache
6 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.49%) MS Office
3 8 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.46%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (14.60%) Firewall
2 78 (8.97%) Network Security
3 47 (5.40%) LAN
4 40 (4.60%) Internet
5 38 (4.37%) WAN
6 34 (3.91%) Wireless
7 31 (3.56%) TCP/IP
8 27 (3.10%) DNS
9 26 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (2.99%) DHCP
10 23 (2.64%) VPN
11 22 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (1.61%) IPX
12 14 (1.61%) IPv6
13 12 (1.38%) VoIP
14 11 (1.26%) IP Telephony
15 10 (1.15%) Broadband
16 7 (0.80%) Wireshark
17 5 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.38%) Relational Database
2 11 (1.26%) MySQL
2 11 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.23%) QlikView
3 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.11%) Big Data
4 1 (0.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.46%) AppScan
3 1 (0.11%) QADirector
General
1 284 (32.64%) Finance
2 95 (10.92%) Banking
3 56 (6.44%) Legal
4 47 (5.40%) Law
5 44 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 36 (4.14%) Retail
7 17 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.61%) Advertising
8 14 (1.61%) Marketing
9 9 (1.03%) Local Government
10 8 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) iGaming
15 1 (0.11%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 209 (24.02%) Consultant
2 180 (20.69%) Security Consultant
3 161 (18.51%) Security Manager
4 148 (17.01%) Analyst
5 130 (14.94%) Security Analyst
6 77 (8.85%) Architect
7 70 (8.05%) Security Architect
8 69 (7.93%) Information Manager
9 61 (7.01%) Information Security Manager
9 61 (7.01%) Security Specialist
10 60 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
11 57 (6.55%) Information Security Analyst
11 57 (6.55%) Information Analyst
12 55 (6.32%) Security Officer
13 54 (6.21%) Information Security Specialist
13 54 (6.21%) Information Specialist
14 53 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
15 50 (5.75%) Information Security Officer
16 49 (5.63%) Senior Manager
17 48 (5.52%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.38%) Web Services
2 10 (1.15%) LAMP
3 6 (0.69%) JSP
3 6 (0.69%) Middleware
4 5 (0.57%) .NET
5 2 (0.23%) SAML
5 2 (0.23%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.11%) Java EE
6 1 (0.11%) OAuth
6 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 233 (26.78%) Management Information System
2 59 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 54 (6.21%) RMADS
4 45 (5.17%) PMI
4 45 (5.17%) CESG
5 28 (3.22%) PKI
6 19 (2.18%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (2.07%) Cryptography
7 18 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.26%) Clustering
9 8 (0.92%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.80%) FMCG
11 6 (0.69%) Kindle
12 5 (0.57%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.46%) Open Source
13 4 (0.46%) Social Media
13 4 (0.46%) AS400
13 4 (0.46%) NHS
14 3 (0.34%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.41%) Windows
2 95 (10.92%) Linux
3 52 (5.98%) UNIX
4 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.49%) Solaris
5 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.46%) OS/390
8 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (75.98%) Information Security
2 239 (27.47%) Risk Management
3 208 (23.91%) ITIL
4 119 (13.68%) Project Management
5 116 (13.33%) Security Management
6 114 (13.10%) PRINCE2
7 110 (12.64%) Data Protection
8 97 (11.15%) Penetration Testing
9 94 (10.80%) Security Architecture
10 89 (10.23%) Business Development
11 81 (9.31%) Cyber Security
12 77 (8.85%) Risk Assessment
13 73 (8.39%) SIEM
14 71 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
15 68 (7.82%) Information Security Management
16 62 (7.13%) Information Assurance
17 61 (7.01%) ISMS
18 54 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (6.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 51 (5.86%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (4.71%) SQL
2 12 (1.38%) C
2 12 (1.38%) Java
3 11 (1.26%) Perl
4 10 (1.15%) Python
5 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
5 7 (0.80%) C++
6 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 819 (94.14%) CISSP
2 437 (50.23%) CISA
3 293 (33.68%) Degree
4 136 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 78 (8.97%) CRISC
6 76 (8.74%) SC Cleared
7 52 (5.98%) PMI Certification
8 46 (5.29%) PCI QSA
8 46 (5.29%) CEH
9 44 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (4.25%) DV Cleared
11 36 (4.14%) GIAC
12 33 (3.79%) CCNP
13 29 (3.33%) CGEIT
14 25 (2.87%) SSCP
15 24 (2.76%) ISSAP
16 22 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (2.41%) GCIH
18 19 (2.18%) ISSMP
18 19 (2.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (47.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 264 (30.34%) PCI DSS
3 142 (16.32%) COBIT
4 65 (7.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 27 (3.10%) JSP 440
7 21 (2.41%) ISO 9001
8 14 (1.61%) COSO
9 10 (1.15%) SLA
10 9 (1.03%) QA
11 5 (0.57%) BS7799
12 4 (0.46%) GPG13
13 3 (0.34%) BS25999
14 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.11%) TickIT
15 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 23 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.38%) Snort
3 10 (1.15%) Nmap
4 8 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (0.92%) UAG
5 7 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.80%) Nessus
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.23%) WSUS
4 2 (0.23%) SCOM
4 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (7.01%) Oracle
2 55 (6.32%) Cisco
2 55 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.22%) CheckPoint
4 20 (2.30%) Sourcefire
5 19 (2.18%) SAP
6 17 (1.95%) Juniper
7 16 (1.84%) McAfee
8 15 (1.72%) Splunk
9 14 (1.61%) CA
10 10 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
10 10 (1.15%) Websense
11 9 (1.03%) VMware
11 9 (1.03%) Qualys
11 9 (1.03%) HP
12 8 (0.92%) Tripwire
13 7 (0.80%) Tufin
14 6 (0.69%) IBM
15 4 (0.46%) JD Edwards
15 4 (0.46%) ArcSight
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago