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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 286 400 512
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +112
Permanent jobs citing CISM 935 807 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 2.75% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 729 644 433
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -

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
23080 29382 32051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.83% 27.37% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18224 23272 25710
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CISM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +89 866 £65,000 +8.33% 71
London +86 506 £72,500 +11.53% 44
South East +64 96 £62,500 +8.69% 4
City of London +30 74 £68,750 -1.78% 8
North West +13 74 £60,000 +20.00% 8
West Midlands +6 66 £50,000 +4.16% 3
Yorkshire +20 50 £43,000 -9.47% 3
Manchester +8 50 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Birmingham +19 49 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Berkshire +41 39 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Surrey +28 29 £60,000 -14.28%
South West -11 26 £75,000 +30.43% 3
West Yorkshire +12 25 £32,500 -23.63% 3
East of England +13 23 £67,500 +35.00% 4
North Yorkshire +18 22 £62,500 -10.71%
Cheshire +27 21 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Leeds +18 21 £32,500 -31.57% 3
Scotland +39 19 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Hampshire +24 17 £60,000 +12.27% 2
East Midlands -6 16 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Bristol +6 15 £80,000 +39.13% 2
Edinburgh +23 13 £62,500 -10.71% 5
Hertfordshire +17 13 £80,000 -5.88% 2
Northamptonshire +12 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Towcester - 10 £42,500 -
North East +14 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Canary Wharf 0 9 £70,000 -15.15%
Maidenhead +9 8 £75,000 +39.53%
Coventry +8 8 £47,500 -1.04%
Kent +3 8 £60,000 +14.28% 1

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CISM.

1 1815 (95.48%) CISSP
2 1506 (79.22%) Information Security
3 969 (50.97%) CISA
4 921 (48.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 642 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
6 607 (31.93%) PCI DSS
7 595 (31.30%) Finance
8 551 (28.98%) Risk Management
9 483 (25.41%) Degree
10 428 (22.51%) ITIL
11 416 (21.88%) Firewall
12 412 (21.67%) Management Information System
13 397 (20.88%) SIEM
14 338 (17.78%) Security Operations
15 314 (16.52%) Security Architecture
16 305 (16.04%) Penetration Testing
17 304 (15.99%) Data Protection
18 294 (15.47%) Vulnerability Management
19 277 (14.57%) Security Management
20 262 (13.78%) Risk Assessment
21 254 (13.36%) CEH
22 247 (12.99%) COBIT
23 243 (12.78%) CRISC
24 242 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
25 237 (12.47%) Security Cleared
26 221 (11.63%) Network Security
27 217 (11.42%) Information Security Management
28 208 (10.94%) Windows
29 193 (10.15%) Linux
29 193 (10.15%) SANS

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (5.21%) IIS
2 21 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 20 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 18 (0.95%) JBoss
5 13 (0.68%) Apache
6 7 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.16%) Drupal
8 3 (0.16%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.11%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.11%) nginx
9 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.053%) CMS
10 1 (0.053%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.053%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.053%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.053%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.053%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (2.00%) MS Office
2 37 (1.95%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.10%) MS Project
4 17 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.053%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 21 (1.10%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.53%) assyst
4 8 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 8 (0.42%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 7 (0.37%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.053%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.053%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.10%) SaaS
3 39 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.84%) IaaS
5 30 (1.58%) Office 365
6 16 (0.84%) PaaS
7 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.053%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.053%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.053%) G Suite
9 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 416 (21.88%) Firewall
2 221 (11.63%) Network Security
3 113 (5.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 98 (5.16%) TCP/IP
5 70 (3.68%) LAN
6 57 (3.00%) VPN
7 54 (2.84%) DNS
7 54 (2.84%) HTTP
8 51 (2.68%) SSL
9 46 (2.42%) WAN
10 32 (1.68%) Wireless
11 28 (1.47%) VLAN
12 25 (1.32%) DHCP
12 25 (1.32%) Internet
13 14 (0.74%) IPv4
13 14 (0.74%) IPv6
13 14 (0.74%) MPLS
14 11 (0.58%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.58%) IPsec
14 11 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.47%) Big Data
2 29 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.42%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.37%) GIS
6 5 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.26%) MySQL
6 5 (0.26%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.16%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.11%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.053%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.053%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.053%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.053%) Redis
9 1 (0.053%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (0.58%) AppScan
1 11 (0.58%) Burp Suite
1 11 (0.58%) Paros
2 4 (0.21%) PVCS
2 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.16%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.053%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.053%) Jenkins
General
1 595 (31.30%) Finance
2 183 (9.63%) Banking
3 147 (7.73%) Legal
4 68 (3.58%) Retail
5 56 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.74%) Marketing
7 31 (1.63%) Law
8 28 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.84%) Local Government
12 15 (0.79%) German Language
13 12 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.63%) Games
14 10 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.47%) Electronics
16 8 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.32%) French Language
18 4 (0.21%) Back Office
19 3 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 469 (24.67%) Security Manager
2 360 (18.94%) Analyst
3 308 (16.20%) Security Analyst
4 286 (15.04%) Information Manager
5 275 (14.47%) Information Security Manager
6 256 (13.47%) Consultant
7 223 (11.73%) Security Consultant
8 172 (9.05%) Architect
9 163 (8.57%) Security Architect
10 127 (6.68%) Security Officer
11 121 (6.37%) IT Manager
12 115 (6.05%) IT Analyst
13 114 (6.00%) Information Security Consultant
14 108 (5.68%) Information Analyst
14 108 (5.68%) Information Security Analyst
15 101 (5.31%) IT Security Manager
16 99 (5.21%) Security Specialist
17 98 (5.16%) Information Security Officer
18 96 (5.05%) Security Engineer
19 95 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.84%) SailPoint
2 21 (1.10%) Middleware
3 12 (0.63%) .NET
3 12 (0.63%) SAML
4 11 (0.58%) Web Services
4 11 (0.58%) XACML
5 9 (0.47%) SPNEGO
6 8 (0.42%) LAMP
6 8 (0.42%) Node.js
7 7 (0.37%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.21%) RESTful
8 4 (0.21%) SPML
9 3 (0.16%) HTML
9 3 (0.16%) HTML5
9 3 (0.16%) XML
10 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.11%) J2EE
10 2 (0.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 412 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 185 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 134 (7.05%) Data Protection Act
4 120 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (6.15%) Data Centre
6 98 (5.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 87 (4.58%) Cryptography
8 78 (4.10%) CESG
8 78 (4.10%) PKI
9 64 (3.37%) Cyber Attack
10 53 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
10 53 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 41 (2.16%) Mathematics
12 24 (1.26%) Driving Licence
13 21 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.05%) Cybercrime
15 19 (1.00%) Online Banking
16 18 (0.95%) Fintech
17 17 (0.89%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 208 (10.94%) Windows
2 193 (10.15%) Linux
3 108 (5.68%) Unix
4 51 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.37%) AIX
10 6 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.26%) CentOS
12 4 (0.21%) Android
12 4 (0.21%) Debian
12 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.053%) NetWare
14 1 (0.053%) Solaris
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1506 (79.22%) Information Security
2 642 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
3 551 (28.98%) Risk Management
4 428 (22.51%) ITIL
5 397 (20.88%) SIEM
6 338 (17.78%) Security Operations
7 314 (16.52%) Security Architecture
8 305 (16.04%) Penetration Testing
9 304 (15.99%) Data Protection
10 294 (15.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 277 (14.57%) Security Management
12 262 (13.78%) Risk Assessment
13 242 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 217 (11.42%) Information Security Management
15 163 (8.57%) Incident Management
16 161 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
17 159 (8.36%) Data Loss Prevention
18 154 (8.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 152 (8.00%) TOGAF
20 148 (7.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 63 (3.31%) C
2 58 (3.05%) SQL
3 39 (2.05%) Java
4 19 (1.00%) Python
5 10 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.47%) Perl
6 9 (0.47%) Scala
7 7 (0.37%) C#
7 7 (0.37%) C++
7 7 (0.37%) Korn
8 5 (0.26%) PHP
9 4 (0.21%) Ruby
9 4 (0.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.16%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.16%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.053%) Go
Qualifications
1 1815 (95.48%) CISSP
2 969 (50.97%) CISA
3 483 (25.41%) Degree
4 254 (13.36%) CEH
5 243 (12.78%) CRISC
6 237 (12.47%) Security Cleared
7 193 (10.15%) SANS
8 178 (9.36%) SC Cleared
9 172 (9.05%) GIAC
10 108 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
11 102 (5.37%) CESG Certified Professional
12 89 (4.68%) IISP
13 83 (4.37%) CompTIA Security+
13 83 (4.37%) Security+ Certification
14 82 (4.31%) CISMP
15 65 (3.42%) DV Cleared
16 55 (2.89%) SSCP
17 53 (2.79%) CCNP
18 52 (2.74%) CLAS
19 47 (2.47%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 921 (48.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 607 (31.93%) PCI DSS
3 247 (12.99%) COBIT
4 96 (5.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 38 (2.00%) GPG13
6 35 (1.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 35 (1.84%) ISO27002
6 35 (1.84%) QA
7 29 (1.53%) ISO22301
7 29 (1.53%) RMADS
8 15 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.58%) PA-DSS
10 9 (0.47%) BS25999
10 9 (0.47%) SLA
11 6 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
11 6 (0.32%) ISO27005
11 6 (0.32%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.32%) SSAE 16
12 5 (0.26%) COSO
System Software
1 132 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.58%) Snort
3 16 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.42%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.21%) XenServer
7 2 (0.11%) IAG
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.053%) Docker
8 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (3.00%) Nessus
2 33 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (0.63%) HP Fortify
4 12 (0.63%) QRadar
5 11 (0.58%) SCCM
5 11 (0.58%) SCOM
5 11 (0.58%) WebInspect
6 10 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (0.42%) RSA Archer
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.21%) WSUS
10 3 (0.16%) Nagios
10 3 (0.16%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.16%) OpenVAS
10 3 (0.16%) Proventia
11 2 (0.11%) EnCase
12 1 (0.053%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 163 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 112 (5.89%) Cisco
3 106 (5.58%) Splunk
4 77 (4.05%) Oracle
5 66 (3.47%) ArcSight
6 61 (3.21%) Intel Security
7 58 (3.05%) Qualys
8 43 (2.26%) Cyber-Ark
9 31 (1.63%) Forcepoint
10 29 (1.53%) CheckPoint
11 28 (1.47%) Apple
12 27 (1.42%) SAP
13 24 (1.26%) Palo Alto
14 22 (1.16%) HP
14 22 (1.16%) Symantec
15 21 (1.10%) F5
15 21 (1.10%) VMware
16 20 (1.05%) Aveksa
16 20 (1.05%) Bomgar
17 18 (0.95%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + On target bonus of 5%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £140000 - £160000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35K + On target bonus of 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to £50,000 + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexihours and more...
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £40k DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £120,000 - £160,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago