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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
Rank 282 312 532
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +220
Permanent jobs citing CISM 900 961 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 0.97% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 3.46% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 668 754 361
Median salary £62,500 £59,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% +3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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
21265 27805 29415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.11% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16834 22231 23556
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,500
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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +27 854 £62,500 +5.93% 82
London +62 467 £70,000 +12.00% 53
South East +16 88 £60,000 +4.34% 11
West Midlands +4 76 £47,500 -5.94% 5
North West 0 76 £55,000 +5.76% 4
Birmingham +22 53 £44,750 -0.55% 2
Yorkshire -6 52 £37,500 -31.81%
City of London -17 49 £68,000 -1.09% 17
Manchester -27 42 £55,000 -4.34% 3
East of England +14 40 £65,000 +28.58% 4
Berkshire -2 36 £67,500 +17.39% 3
West Yorkshire 0 33 £32,500 -40.90%
South West 0 31 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Leeds +15 27 £32,500 -40.90%
East Midlands -13 27 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Cheshire +30 24 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire +34 21 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Essex +32 17 £42,500 -24.44% 1
Scotland +29 17 £45,000 -25.00% 3
North Yorkshire -9 17 £40,000 -40.74%
Northamptonshire +18 16 £43,250 -3.88%
Bristol +2 16 £67,500 +17.39% 4
Hertfordshire +18 15 £65,000 -27.77% 3
Southampton - 15 £60,000 - 2
Coventry +24 14 £47,500 -14.41% 1
Surrey +43 13 £70,000 -
Milton Keynes +28 12 £55,000 -6.77% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 12 £55,000 -6.77% 3
Edinburgh +12 12 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Kent -10 11 £60,000 +14.28% 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1699 (94.92%) CISSP
2 1379 (77.04%) Information Security
3 912 (50.95%) CISA
4 819 (45.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 613 (34.25%) Cybersecurity
6 575 (32.12%) Finance
7 517 (28.88%) Risk Management
8 501 (27.99%) PCI DSS
9 442 (24.69%) Degree
10 418 (23.35%) Management Information System
11 403 (22.51%) Firewall
12 399 (22.29%) ITIL
13 347 (19.39%) SIEM
14 305 (17.04%) Security Operations
15 294 (16.42%) Data Protection
16 287 (16.03%) Vulnerability Management
17 276 (15.42%) Security Architecture
18 274 (15.31%) Penetration Testing
19 268 (14.97%) Security Management
20 251 (14.02%) Risk Assessment
21 234 (13.07%) Security Cleared
22 233 (13.02%) CEH
23 231 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
24 214 (11.96%) COBIT
25 203 (11.34%) Banking
26 199 (11.12%) Information Security Management
27 198 (11.06%) CRISC
28 197 (11.01%) SANS
29 193 (10.78%) Network Security
30 186 (10.39%) GIAC

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 80 (4.47%) IIS
2 22 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 19 (1.06%) JBoss
4 16 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.84%) Apache
6 9 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.17%) Drupal
10 2 (0.11%) CMS
10 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.11%) nginx
11 1 (0.056%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.056%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.056%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.90%) MS Office
3 18 (1.01%) MS Project
4 13 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.056%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 27 (1.51%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.73%) assyst
4 9 (0.50%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.45%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 7 (0.39%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.40%) Office 365
3 38 (2.12%) SaaS
4 33 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (1.68%) IaaS
6 21 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.73%) PaaS
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.056%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.056%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.056%) G Suite
8 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.056%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 403 (22.51%) Firewall
2 193 (10.78%) Network Security
3 122 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 111 (6.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 62 (3.46%) LAN
6 49 (2.74%) VPN
7 47 (2.63%) HTTP
8 45 (2.51%) WAN
9 44 (2.46%) DNS
10 33 (1.84%) Wireless
11 28 (1.56%) SSL
12 25 (1.40%) Internet
13 24 (1.34%) DHCP
14 18 (1.01%) VLAN
15 17 (0.95%) HTTPS
16 16 (0.89%) MPLS
17 13 (0.73%) LDAP
17 13 (0.73%) OSPF
18 11 (0.61%) IPsec
18 11 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.85%) Big Data
2 13 (0.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.50%) GIS
6 6 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.34%) MySQL
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.17%) ZAP BI
8 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.056%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.056%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.056%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.056%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (0.95%) Burp Suite
2 12 (0.67%) AppScan
2 12 (0.67%) Paros
3 5 (0.28%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.17%) Subversion
5 1 (0.056%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.056%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.056%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 575 (32.12%) Finance
2 203 (11.34%) Banking
3 144 (8.04%) Legal
4 59 (3.30%) Retail
5 48 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.29%) Marketing
7 34 (1.90%) Law
8 29 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.28%) German Language
11 18 (1.01%) Spanish Language
12 16 (0.89%) French Language
12 16 (0.89%) Games
13 12 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.61%) Local Government
15 10 (0.56%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.50%) Dutch Language
16 9 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 436 (24.36%) Security Manager
2 358 (20.00%) Analyst
3 306 (17.09%) Security Analyst
4 245 (13.69%) Information Manager
5 224 (12.51%) Information Security Manager
6 215 (12.01%) Consultant
7 182 (10.17%) Security Consultant
8 149 (8.32%) Architect
9 139 (7.77%) Security Architect
10 131 (7.32%) IT Analyst
10 131 (7.32%) Security Officer
11 120 (6.70%) IT Manager
12 111 (6.20%) IT Security Analyst
13 102 (5.70%) Information Analyst
14 101 (5.64%) Information Security Analyst
14 101 (5.64%) Security Engineer
15 100 (5.59%) Information Security Officer
16 98 (5.47%) Information Security Consultant
17 97 (5.42%) Cybersecurity Manager
18 96 (5.36%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.96%) SailPoint
2 13 (0.73%) Middleware
3 12 (0.67%) SAML
4 11 (0.61%) Web Services
4 11 (0.61%) XACML
5 10 (0.56%) .NET
5 10 (0.56%) Node.js
5 10 (0.56%) SPNEGO
6 9 (0.50%) AngularJS
6 9 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.22%) SPML
8 2 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.11%) J2EE
8 2 (0.11%) REST
8 2 (0.11%) RESTful
9 1 (0.056%) SOAP
9 1 (0.056%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 418 (23.35%) Management Information System
2 163 (9.11%) Computer Science
3 130 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (7.21%) Data Protection Act
5 98 (5.47%) Data Centre
6 90 (5.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 76 (4.25%) CESG
8 69 (3.85%) Cryptography
9 67 (3.74%) Cyber Attack
10 61 (3.41%) PKI
11 43 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
12 41 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 41 (2.29%) Mathematics
13 20 (1.12%) Fintech
13 20 (1.12%) Online Banking
14 19 (1.06%) Driving Licence
15 18 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
15 18 (1.01%) Mainframe
16 14 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 185 (10.34%) Windows
2 157 (8.77%) Linux
3 67 (3.74%) Unix
4 53 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.62%) Mac OS X
7 22 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.39%) AIX
12 5 (0.28%) Debian
12 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.17%) Android
14 3 (0.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.11%) VMS
16 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.056%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1379 (77.04%) Information Security
2 613 (34.25%) Cybersecurity
3 517 (28.88%) Risk Management
4 399 (22.29%) ITIL
5 347 (19.39%) SIEM
6 305 (17.04%) Security Operations
7 294 (16.42%) Data Protection
8 287 (16.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 276 (15.42%) Security Architecture
10 274 (15.31%) Penetration Testing
11 268 (14.97%) Security Management
12 251 (14.02%) Risk Assessment
13 231 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 199 (11.12%) Information Security Management
15 163 (9.11%) Incident Management
16 162 (9.05%) Identity Access Management
17 145 (8.10%) Data Loss Prevention
18 144 (8.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 136 (7.60%) Business Continuity
19 136 (7.60%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (2.74%) C
2 34 (1.90%) Java
2 34 (1.90%) SQL
3 16 (0.89%) Python
4 13 (0.73%) Korn
5 12 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (0.61%) Perl
6 11 (0.61%) Scala
7 10 (0.56%) Ruby
8 9 (0.50%) Bourne shell
9 6 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.17%) C#
10 3 (0.17%) C++
11 1 (0.056%) Go
11 1 (0.056%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1699 (94.92%) CISSP
2 912 (50.95%) CISA
3 442 (24.69%) Degree
4 234 (13.07%) Security Cleared
5 233 (13.02%) CEH
6 198 (11.06%) CRISC
7 197 (11.01%) SANS
8 186 (10.39%) GIAC
9 176 (9.83%) SC Cleared
10 118 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
11 87 (4.86%) CESG Certified Professional
12 86 (4.80%) CISMP
13 75 (4.19%) CompTIA Security+
13 75 (4.19%) Security+ Certification
14 69 (3.85%) IISP
15 68 (3.80%) CCNP
16 59 (3.30%) DV Cleared
17 57 (3.18%) SSCP
18 54 (3.02%) GSEC
19 43 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 819 (45.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 501 (27.99%) PCI DSS
3 214 (11.96%) COBIT
4 74 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 37 (2.07%) QA
6 35 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 33 (1.84%) GPG13
8 27 (1.51%) GDPR
8 27 (1.51%) RMADS
9 25 (1.40%) ISO22301
10 24 (1.34%) ISO27002
11 18 (1.01%) SLA
12 12 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 9 (0.50%) JSP 440
14 8 (0.45%) BS25999
14 8 (0.45%) ISO27005
15 5 (0.28%) COSO
15 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.28%) PA-DSS
16 4 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 125 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.84%) Snort
4 6 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.28%) XenServer
6 4 (0.22%) IAG
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.056%) Docker
8 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.056%) vSphere
8 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (3.24%) Nessus
2 44 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
3 31 (1.73%) CSIRT
4 23 (1.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 15 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (0.67%) HP Fortify
6 12 (0.67%) WebInspect
7 10 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.56%) SCOM
8 9 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (0.45%) QRadar
10 7 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.39%) SCCM
11 5 (0.28%) Nagios
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 4 (0.22%) WSUS
13 3 (0.17%) RSA Archer
14 2 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
15 1 (0.056%) EnCase
Vendors
1 127 (7.09%) Microsoft
2 95 (5.31%) Splunk
3 86 (4.80%) Cisco
4 66 (3.69%) Intel Security
5 61 (3.41%) Oracle
6 60 (3.35%) Qualys
7 57 (3.18%) ArcSight
8 46 (2.57%) Cyber-Ark
9 42 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 29 (1.62%) Apple
10 29 (1.62%) Forcepoint
11 28 (1.56%) VMware
12 27 (1.51%) SAP
13 26 (1.45%) Palo Alto
14 25 (1.40%) Aveksa
15 23 (1.28%) Symantec
16 22 (1.23%) Bomgar
17 20 (1.12%) F5
18 19 (1.06%) HP
19 16 (0.89%) Tripwire
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £74000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and person
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £87,000 - £110,000 plus attractive monetary benefits, pension and pers
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £120,000 - £160,000
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago