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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 410 544 474
Rank change year-on-year
+134 -70
Permanent jobs citing CISM 642 432 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 1.32% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 512 328 377
Average salary £60,000 £59,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 +103 578 £62,500 +5.48% 74
London +132 337 £67,500 -3.57% 35
South East +28 107 £60,000 +9.09% 12
City of London +78 105 £70,000 +7.69% 13
Scotland +51 45 £50,000 -16.66% 2
East of England +44 39 £46,000 -7.07% 4
Berkshire +1 31 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Glasgow - 29 £45,850 - 2
Yorkshire -2 28 £45,000 -16.66% 6
Cambridgeshire +30 20 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Surrey +6 20 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +16 19 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Cambridge +32 18 £45,325 -17.59% 1
Edinburgh +29 18 £55,000 -30.15% 1
West Yorkshire +4 18 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Leeds +5 16 £45,000 -37.06% 1
West Midlands -27 16 £45,000 - 7
North West +22 15 £61,215 +28.87% 4
Hampshire -1 15 £57,500 +2.67%
Kent +16 14 £71,250 +35.71%
South West -28 14 £54,500 +7.92% 3
Leicestershire +29 13 £57,500 +47.43%
Birmingham -12 11 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £57,500 +15.00% 3
West Sussex - 10 £55,500 -
Bristol +6 9 £51,500 -10.43% 2
Wales +1 9 £90,000 +92.51%
Milton Keynes -6 9 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Cheshire - 9 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 8 £51,250 +23.49% 3

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1036 (93.33%) CISSP
2 858 (77.30%) Information Security
3 614 (55.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 447 (40.27%) CISA
5 357 (32.16%) Risk Management
6 339 (30.54%) Finance
7 326 (29.37%) PCI DSS
8 278 (25.05%) ITIL
9 266 (23.96%) Degree
10 259 (23.33%) Management Information System
11 231 (20.81%) Firewall
12 224 (20.18%) Security Management
13 195 (17.57%) Cyber Security
14 165 (14.86%) COBIT
15 162 (14.59%) Windows
16 148 (13.33%) Data Protection
17 146 (13.15%) Network Security
17 146 (13.15%) Information Security Management
17 146 (13.15%) CRISC
18 142 (12.79%) Security Architecture
19 136 (12.25%) Business Continuity
20 124 (11.17%) Security Cleared
21 122 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
22 121 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
23 111 (10.00%) CEH
24 110 (9.91%) SIEM
25 108 (9.73%) ISMS
25 108 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
26 101 (9.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
27 95 (8.56%) Incident Management

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (2.70%) IIS
2 8 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.36%) Apache
3 4 (0.36%) Lync
4 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.090%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.54%) MS Office
2 6 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.27%) SmartSuite
4 1 (0.090%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.17%) SaaS
2 12 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.36%) Office 365
5 3 (0.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 231 (20.81%) Firewall
2 146 (13.15%) Network Security
3 90 (8.11%) Wireless
4 62 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 52 (4.68%) LAN
6 44 (3.96%) WAN
7 34 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 32 (2.88%) Internet
9 31 (2.79%) VPN
10 23 (2.07%) Wireless Security
11 17 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.17%) DMZ
13 11 (0.99%) Intranet
13 11 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.90%) LDAP
15 9 (0.81%) DNS
16 8 (0.72%) SAN
17 7 (0.63%) WLAN
18 6 (0.54%) HTTP
18 6 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.45%) QlikView
6 1 (0.090%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.18%) JIRA
1 2 (0.18%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.090%) Hudson
2 1 (0.090%) Ant
General
1 339 (30.54%) Finance
2 88 (7.93%) Law
3 85 (7.66%) Banking
4 71 (6.40%) Legal
5 50 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 45 (4.05%) Retail
7 23 (2.07%) Games
7 23 (2.07%) Marketing
8 22 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.35%) Advertising
11 14 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.26%) iGaming
12 12 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.54%) Automotive
14 5 (0.45%) Czech Language
15 4 (0.36%) Military
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
17 2 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 233 (20.99%) Security Manager
2 196 (17.66%) Consultant
3 173 (15.59%) Security Consultant
4 155 (13.96%) Information Manager
5 153 (13.78%) Analyst
6 148 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
7 144 (12.97%) Security Analyst
8 109 (9.82%) Architect
9 99 (8.92%) Security Architect
10 98 (8.83%) Security Engineer
11 80 (7.21%) Security Officer
12 77 (6.94%) Information Analyst
13 75 (6.76%) Information Security Analyst
14 68 (6.13%) Information Security Officer
15 58 (5.23%) Information Security Consultant
16 57 (5.14%) Head of Security
17 46 (4.14%) Security Specialist
18 38 (3.42%) Information Security Engineer
19 35 (3.15%) Cyber Security Consultant
20 31 (2.79%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.99%) Middleware
2 6 (0.54%) Web Services
3 5 (0.45%) .NET
4 4 (0.36%) JSP
5 2 (0.18%) SOAP
5 2 (0.18%) XML
5 2 (0.18%) REST
5 2 (0.18%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.090%) HTML
6 1 (0.090%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.090%) COM
6 1 (0.090%) Ajax
6 1 (0.090%) WCF
6 1 (0.090%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 259 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 121 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.59%) Cryptography
5 33 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
6 25 (2.25%) CESG
7 23 (2.07%) RMADS
8 21 (1.89%) PKI
9 20 (1.80%) SCADA
10 14 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (0.90%) Taxonomies
12 10 (0.90%) EMV
12 10 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 10 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (0.72%) Open Source
14 8 (0.72%) CMDB
14 8 (0.72%) GIS
14 8 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 162 (14.59%) Windows
2 77 (6.94%) Linux
3 71 (6.40%) UNIX
4 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.36%) VMS
6 3 (0.27%) Solaris
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (77.30%) Information Security
2 357 (32.16%) Risk Management
3 278 (25.05%) ITIL
4 224 (20.18%) Security Management
5 195 (17.57%) Cyber Security
6 148 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 146 (13.15%) Information Security Management
8 142 (12.79%) Security Architecture
9 136 (12.25%) Business Continuity
10 122 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
11 110 (9.91%) SIEM
12 108 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
12 108 (9.73%) ISMS
13 95 (8.56%) Incident Management
14 94 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
15 81 (7.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 79 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
17 77 (6.94%) Information Assurance
18 75 (6.76%) Project Management
19 64 (5.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (3.78%) SQL
2 20 (1.80%) Bash Shell
3 19 (1.71%) Python
3 19 (1.71%) Perl
4 11 (0.99%) C
5 10 (0.90%) Java
6 7 (0.63%) VBA
7 5 (0.45%) PHP
7 5 (0.45%) Ruby
7 5 (0.45%) APL
8 3 (0.27%) C++
9 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.090%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.090%) VB
Qualifications
1 1036 (93.33%) CISSP
2 447 (40.27%) CISA
3 266 (23.96%) Degree
4 146 (13.15%) CRISC
5 124 (11.17%) Security Cleared
6 111 (10.00%) CEH
7 66 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (5.68%) SC Cleared
9 55 (4.95%) GIAC
10 51 (4.59%) PCI QSA
11 47 (4.23%) CISMP
12 45 (4.05%) SSCP
13 34 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (2.70%) CCNA
15 28 (2.52%) CCNP
16 27 (2.43%) MCSE
17 25 (2.25%) MBA
18 23 (2.07%) ISSMP
19 22 (1.98%) ISSAP
20 18 (1.62%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 614 (55.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 326 (29.37%) PCI DSS
3 165 (14.86%) COBIT
4 101 (9.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 20 (1.80%) COSO
7 14 (1.26%) QA
8 12 (1.08%) HIPAA
8 12 (1.08%) ISO 9001
8 12 (1.08%) SLA
9 7 (0.63%) BS25999
10 6 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.54%) BS7799
10 6 (0.54%) Basel II
10 6 (0.54%) MiFID
10 6 (0.54%) EMIR
10 6 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.45%) FISMA
12 4 (0.36%) PAS 55
12 4 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 70 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.34%) Snort
3 9 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.18%) OpenSSH
4 2 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.62%) Nessus
2 17 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.63%) OpenView
4 5 (0.45%) Nmap
4 5 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.36%) SCCM
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.090%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 71 (6.40%) Cisco
2 61 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.68%) Oracle
4 51 (4.59%) CheckPoint
5 34 (3.06%) Juniper
6 33 (2.97%) McAfee
7 23 (2.07%) Splunk
7 23 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
8 20 (1.80%) Fortinet
9 19 (1.71%) Symantec
9 19 (1.71%) Websense
9 19 (1.71%) VMware
10 18 (1.62%) SAP
11 17 (1.53%) IronPort
11 17 (1.53%) Qualys
12 14 (1.26%) Sourcefire
13 12 (1.08%) Citrix
13 12 (1.08%) ArcSight
13 12 (1.08%) WorldPay
14 11 (0.99%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £68000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago