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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 303 431 587
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +156
Permanent jobs citing CISM 983 696 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 2.32% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 761 542 316
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 £42,500 £40,065
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +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
25340 30003 31644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.31% 27.48% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20550 24185 24481
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +148 926 £65,000 +8.33% 81
London +92 412 £70,000 +7.69% 40
South East +71 175 £62,500 +4.16% 9
West Midlands +53 98 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Birmingham +34 68 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +38 66 £62,500 +4.16% 6
City of London +42 62 £65,000 -7.14% 13
North West +45 60 £56,000 +1.81% 5
East of England +53 55 £48,500 -11.81% 5
South West +24 53 £68,750 +35.46% 3
Surrey +51 46 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Manchester +29 44 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +29 44 £60,000 +41.17% 9
Hertfordshire +41 36 £55,000 -4.34%
Scotland +13 36 £52,500 +25.00% 2
Reading +29 33 £62,500 +13.63% 1
West Yorkshire +9 23 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Gloucestershire +8 23 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +10 21 £67,500 -10.00% 3
Leeds +25 20 £47,500 -1.55% 3
Hampshire +3 20 £60,000 - 1
Bristol +22 18 £77,500 +51.21% 1
Glasgow +5 17 £45,000 +7.14%
Hemel Hempstead - 16 £46,250 -
Edinburgh +15 14 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Kent - 14 £55,000 - 1
Coventry +4 13 £37,500 -25.00% 1
St Albans - 13 £70,000 -
Cheltenham -6 12 £70,000 +33.33% 1
North Yorkshire +28 10 £62,500 +70.06% 4

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1807 (94.21%) CISSP
2 1516 (79.04%) Information Security
3 976 (50.89%) CISA
4 973 (50.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 699 (36.44%) PCI DSS
6 600 (31.28%) Cybersecurity
7 599 (31.23%) Risk Management
8 571 (29.77%) Finance
9 513 (26.75%) Degree
10 405 (21.12%) ITIL
11 371 (19.34%) Management Information System
12 364 (18.98%) SIEM
13 339 (17.67%) Data Protection
14 317 (16.53%) Firewall
15 316 (16.48%) Security Operations
16 296 (15.43%) CRISC
17 271 (14.13%) Security Architecture
18 269 (14.03%) Penetration Testing
19 259 (13.50%) Security Management
20 250 (13.03%) CEH
21 246 (12.83%) COBIT
22 237 (12.36%) Risk Assessment
23 216 (11.26%) Vulnerability Management
24 215 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
25 212 (11.05%) Security Cleared
26 199 (10.38%) Linux
27 197 (10.27%) SANS
28 196 (10.22%) Windows
28 196 (10.22%) Network Security
29 183 (9.54%) Information Security Management

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
1 112 (5.84%) IIS
2 10 (0.52%) IBM Notes
3 9 (0.47%) Apache
3 9 (0.47%) Apache Pig
4 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.16%) Drupal
7 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.16%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.052%) nginx
8 1 (0.052%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.052%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.052%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.052%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.30%) MS Office
3 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.052%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.57%) assyst
2 9 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.10%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 1 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.36%) IaaS
3 24 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.25%) SaaS
4 14 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.52%) Office 365
6 6 (0.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 317 (16.53%) Firewall
2 196 (10.22%) Network Security
3 96 (5.01%) Intrusion Detection
4 66 (3.44%) SSL
5 63 (3.28%) VPN
6 61 (3.18%) LAN
6 61 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 46 (2.40%) HTTP
7 46 (2.40%) WAN
8 41 (2.14%) DNS
9 25 (1.30%) Wireless
10 24 (1.25%) VLAN
11 19 (0.99%) DHCP
11 19 (0.99%) Internet
12 17 (0.89%) IPv4
12 17 (0.89%) IPv6
12 17 (0.89%) Wireshark
13 13 (0.68%) IPsec
14 12 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (0.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.36%) Big Data
3 13 (0.68%) Data Mining
4 12 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.31%) GIS
6 5 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.26%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.10%) Looker
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.052%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (0.57%) AppScan
1 11 (0.57%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.21%) PVCS
General
1 571 (29.77%) Finance
2 167 (8.71%) Legal
3 119 (6.20%) Banking
4 92 (4.80%) Retail
5 77 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.30%) Law
6 25 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (1.20%) Marketing
8 22 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.68%) Local Government
12 11 (0.57%) Publishing
13 9 (0.47%) Electronics
14 7 (0.36%) German Language
15 6 (0.31%) Advertising
16 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.21%) Back Office
18 2 (0.10%) Front Office
18 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 474 (24.71%) Security Manager
2 367 (19.13%) Analyst
3 347 (18.09%) Consultant
4 326 (17.00%) Security Analyst
5 306 (15.95%) Security Consultant
6 280 (14.60%) Information Security Manager
7 263 (13.71%) Information Manager
8 164 (8.55%) Architect
9 156 (8.13%) Security Architect
10 150 (7.82%) Information Analyst
11 149 (7.77%) Information Security Analyst
12 144 (7.51%) IT Manager
13 108 (5.63%) Information Security Consultant
14 105 (5.47%) IT Security Manager
15 99 (5.16%) Security Officer
16 94 (4.90%) Security Specialist
17 83 (4.33%) Information Security Officer
18 80 (4.17%) Information Officer
19 70 (3.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
19 70 (3.65%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (0.89%) Middleware
2 13 (0.68%) SailPoint
3 11 (0.57%) HTML
3 11 (0.57%) HTML5
3 11 (0.57%) LAMP
4 6 (0.31%) .NET
5 5 (0.26%) SAML
6 4 (0.21%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.21%) JSON
6 4 (0.21%) RESTful
6 4 (0.21%) XML
7 3 (0.16%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.16%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (0.10%) Web Services
9 1 (0.052%) CSS
9 1 (0.052%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 371 (19.34%) Management Information System
2 180 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 159 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 113 (5.89%) Data Protection Act
6 95 (4.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 81 (4.22%) Cryptography
8 77 (4.01%) PKI
9 74 (3.86%) CESG
10 68 (3.55%) Cyber Attack
11 60 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
12 48 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 47 (2.45%) Mathematics
14 30 (1.56%) Cybercrime
15 28 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
16 27 (1.41%) Virtual Team
17 25 (1.30%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.25%) Client/Server
18 24 (1.25%) Driving Licence
19 16 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 199 (10.38%) Linux
2 196 (10.22%) Windows
3 146 (7.61%) Unix
4 29 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.26%) CentOS
9 4 (0.21%) Android
10 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.052%) NetWare
11 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.052%) Solaris
11 1 (0.052%) VMS
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1516 (79.04%) Information Security
2 600 (31.28%) Cybersecurity
3 599 (31.23%) Risk Management
4 405 (21.12%) ITIL
5 364 (18.98%) SIEM
6 339 (17.67%) Data Protection
7 316 (16.48%) Security Operations
8 271 (14.13%) Security Architecture
9 269 (14.03%) Penetration Testing
10 259 (13.50%) Security Management
11 237 (12.36%) Risk Assessment
12 216 (11.26%) Vulnerability Management
13 215 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 183 (9.54%) Information Security Management
15 181 (9.44%) Project Management
16 159 (8.29%) IT Audit
17 151 (7.87%) TOGAF
18 150 (7.82%) ISMS
19 146 (7.61%) Incident Management
20 131 (6.83%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 79 (4.12%) C
2 70 (3.65%) SQL
3 40 (2.09%) Python
4 18 (0.94%) Perl
5 16 (0.83%) Java
6 15 (0.78%) C#
6 15 (0.78%) C++
6 15 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.57%) PHP
8 8 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.21%) Korn
9 4 (0.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1807 (94.21%) CISSP
2 976 (50.89%) CISA
3 513 (26.75%) Degree
4 296 (15.43%) CRISC
5 250 (13.03%) CEH
6 212 (11.05%) Security Cleared
7 197 (10.27%) SANS
8 174 (9.07%) GIAC
9 156 (8.13%) SC Cleared
10 111 (5.79%) IISP
11 102 (5.32%) CESG Certified Professional
12 100 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
13 83 (4.33%) CLAS
14 76 (3.96%) CompTIA Security+
14 76 (3.96%) Security+ Certification
15 75 (3.91%) CISMP
16 59 (3.08%) CCNP
17 56 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
17 56 (2.92%) PCI QSA
18 47 (2.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 973 (50.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 699 (36.44%) PCI DSS
3 246 (12.83%) COBIT
4 113 (5.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 38 (1.98%) ISO27002
6 29 (1.51%) ISO22301
7 26 (1.36%) ISO 9001
8 21 (1.09%) ISAE 3402
9 18 (0.94%) QA
10 15 (0.78%) SSAE 16
11 13 (0.68%) RMADS
12 12 (0.63%) PA-DSS
13 11 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 9 (0.47%) GPG13
14 9 (0.47%) ISO27005
15 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 5 (0.26%) BS25999
16 5 (0.26%) COSO
16 5 (0.26%) JSP 440
16 5 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.72%) Snort
3 10 (0.52%) ISA Server
4 9 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (2.66%) Nessus
2 36 (1.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (1.15%) QRadar
4 18 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 17 (0.89%) SCCM
6 14 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 13 (0.68%) RSA Archer
8 10 (0.52%) OpenVAS
8 10 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.47%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.31%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.21%) EnCase
11 4 (0.21%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.21%) Nmap
11 4 (0.21%) Proventia
11 4 (0.21%) SCOM
11 4 (0.21%) WSUS
12 2 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 163 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.74%) Cisco
3 98 (5.11%) Splunk
4 67 (3.49%) ArcSight
5 64 (3.34%) Oracle
6 55 (2.87%) Intel Security
7 46 (2.40%) Qualys
8 40 (2.09%) IBM
9 28 (1.46%) CheckPoint
9 28 (1.46%) Cyber-Ark
9 28 (1.46%) HP
10 27 (1.41%) SolarWinds
11 26 (1.36%) Symantec
12 23 (1.20%) AlienVault
13 22 (1.15%) LogRhythm
13 22 (1.15%) VMware
14 21 (1.09%) Palo Alto
15 20 (1.04%) Forcepoint
15 20 (1.04%) Intel
16 18 (0.94%) Bomgar
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Competitive including benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £58000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Good Benefits + Car/Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £82000 - £108000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday