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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 395 538 457
Rank change year-on-year
+143 -81
Permanent jobs citing CISM 713 410 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 1.32% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 560 305 374
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,325 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%

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
30293 31046 28822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.02% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24454 24053 23409
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +150 646 £60,000 +9.09% 82
London +142 308 £65,000 - 31
South East +17 118 £60,000 +3.44% 9
City of London +76 83 £70,000 +21.73% 3
Yorkshire +42 48 £42,500 -19.04% 6
Scotland +25 47 £42,000 -30.29% 8
Berkshire +2 43 £60,000 -14.28% 4
South West +28 39 £51,500 -20.76% 9
West Midlands +8 37 £50,000 -2.43% 6
North West +20 36 £55,000 +10.00% 9
West Yorkshire +32 35 £44,375 -15.47% 1
Manchester +32 29 £55,000 -21.42% 9
Surrey +4 28 £62,500 +16.27% 1
East Midlands -6 26 £72,500 +38.09% 4
Glasgow +18 24 £42,000 -40.00%
Leeds +27 23 £48,250 -8.09% 1
East of England +4 23 £55,000 - 5
Edinburgh +11 21 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Nottinghamshire +8 21 £77,500 +93.75% 4
Nottingham +14 19 £77,500 +93.75% 4
Hampshire +11 17 £60,000 +3.89%
Birmingham +9 17 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Gloucestershire -4 17 £52,500 -15.32% 3
Reading +10 15 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £56,250 +25.00%
Milton Keynes -1 15 £56,250 -13.46%
Cheltenham +3 12 £52,500 -15.32% 2
Hertfordshire -7 12 £57,500 +27.77% 2
North Yorkshire +8 10 £36,750 -41.20% 1
Bristol -16 10 £51,250 -18.00% 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1232 (91.73%) CISSP
2 1016 (75.65%) Information Security
3 674 (50.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 625 (46.54%) CISA
5 504 (37.53%) Finance
6 391 (29.11%) Risk Management
7 381 (28.37%) PCI DSS
8 324 (24.13%) Cyber Security
9 323 (24.05%) Degree
10 309 (23.01%) ITIL
11 246 (18.32%) Management Information System
12 225 (16.75%) Security Management
13 215 (16.01%) Firewall
14 178 (13.25%) Security Cleared
15 175 (13.03%) Data Protection
16 170 (12.66%) Banking
17 166 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
18 164 (12.21%) CRISC
19 163 (12.14%) COBIT
20 159 (11.84%) SIEM
21 154 (11.47%) Security Architecture
22 152 (11.32%) Windows
23 146 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
24 142 (10.57%) Network Security
25 125 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
26 124 (9.23%) Information Security Management
27 122 (9.08%) ISMS
28 121 (9.01%) Business Continuity
29 120 (8.94%) Incident Management
30 107 (7.97%) SC Cleared

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (4.84%) IIS
2 16 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.89%) Apache
4 8 (0.60%) Lync
5 7 (0.52%) CMS
6 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.22%) JBoss
7 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.074%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.86%) MS Office
3 14 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.15%) Summit
3 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.074%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.64%) SaaS
2 16 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.074%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 215 (16.01%) Firewall
2 142 (10.57%) Network Security
3 61 (4.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 56 (4.17%) Wireless
5 54 (4.02%) Internet
6 52 (3.87%) LAN
7 44 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 33 (2.46%) WAN
9 24 (1.79%) VPN
10 18 (1.34%) Wireless Security
11 15 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.82%) SAN
12 11 (0.82%) DNS
13 10 (0.74%) MPLS
14 9 (0.67%) IPsec
14 9 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.60%) SSL
15 8 (0.60%) Intranet
16 7 (0.52%) DHCP
16 7 (0.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.45%) Big Data
2 6 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (0.67%) Visual Studio
1 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.074%) JIRA
2 1 (0.074%) Metasploit
General
1 504 (37.53%) Finance
2 170 (12.66%) Banking
3 98 (7.30%) Retail
4 82 (6.11%) Legal
5 78 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 66 (4.91%) Law
7 46 (3.43%) Financial Institution
8 40 (2.98%) Marketing
9 25 (1.86%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.89%) Advertising
14 9 (0.67%) Electronics
15 8 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.52%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.45%) Games
18 5 (0.37%) Automotive
18 5 (0.37%) Publishing
19 4 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 277 (20.63%) Consultant
2 276 (20.55%) Security Manager
3 254 (18.91%) Security Consultant
4 202 (15.04%) Analyst
5 181 (13.48%) Security Analyst
6 158 (11.76%) Information Manager
7 145 (10.80%) Information Security Manager
8 107 (7.97%) Security Officer
9 94 (7.00%) Architect
10 93 (6.92%) Security Architect
11 91 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
12 90 (6.70%) Information Analyst
12 90 (6.70%) Information Security Analyst
13 76 (5.66%) Information Security Officer
14 50 (3.72%) Cyber Security Consultant
15 48 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
16 47 (3.50%) IT Consultant
16 47 (3.50%) Security Engineer
17 45 (3.35%) Senior Security Consultant
18 41 (3.05%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.79%) Middleware
2 17 (1.27%) .NET
3 11 (0.82%) HTML
3 11 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.67%) WPF
4 9 (0.67%) CSS
4 9 (0.67%) Web Services
5 8 (0.60%) JSP
6 4 (0.30%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.30%) SAML
6 4 (0.30%) SOAP
7 3 (0.22%) OpenID
7 3 (0.22%) OAuth
7 3 (0.22%) XML
7 3 (0.22%) WSDL
8 2 (0.15%) COM
8 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.15%) Java EE
9 1 (0.074%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 246 (18.32%) Management Information System
2 125 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.29%) Cryptography
5 63 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 58 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
7 49 (3.65%) CESG
8 33 (2.46%) PKI
9 29 (2.16%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.71%) RMADS
11 22 (1.64%) SCADA
12 17 (1.27%) Cybercrime
13 16 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (1.04%) BYOD
15 13 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
16 12 (0.89%) Internet of Things
16 12 (0.89%) Online Banking
16 12 (0.89%) Taxonomies
17 11 (0.82%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.32%) Windows
2 99 (7.37%) UNIX
3 51 (3.80%) Linux
4 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
4 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.30%) Solaris
5 4 (0.30%) VMS
6 1 (0.074%) CentOS
6 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1016 (75.65%) Information Security
2 391 (29.11%) Risk Management
3 324 (24.13%) Cyber Security
4 309 (23.01%) ITIL
5 225 (16.75%) Security Management
6 175 (13.03%) Data Protection
7 166 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
8 159 (11.84%) SIEM
9 154 (11.47%) Security Architecture
10 146 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
11 124 (9.23%) Information Security Management
12 122 (9.08%) ISMS
13 121 (9.01%) Business Continuity
14 120 (8.94%) Incident Management
15 105 (7.82%) Project Management
16 101 (7.52%) Information Assurance
17 100 (7.45%) Vulnerability Management
18 99 (7.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 95 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
20 71 (5.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (3.43%) SQL
2 24 (1.79%) Java
3 13 (0.97%) C
4 11 (0.82%) C#
5 10 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.67%) VBScript
6 9 (0.67%) VBA
7 5 (0.37%) Python
7 5 (0.37%) Perl
8 4 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.22%) Ruby
9 3 (0.22%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.22%) PHP
9 3 (0.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1232 (91.73%) CISSP
2 625 (46.54%) CISA
3 323 (24.05%) Degree
4 178 (13.25%) Security Cleared
5 164 (12.21%) CRISC
6 107 (7.97%) SC Cleared
7 91 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
8 89 (6.63%) CEH
9 80 (5.96%) GIAC
10 67 (4.99%) CISMP
11 57 (4.24%) CCNP
12 51 (3.80%) PCI QSA
13 45 (3.35%) DV Cleared
14 42 (3.13%) ACCA
15 35 (2.61%) CCNA
15 35 (2.61%) SSCP
16 32 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (1.94%) MCSE
17 26 (1.94%) ISACA
18 19 (1.41%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 674 (50.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 381 (28.37%) PCI DSS
3 163 (12.14%) COBIT
4 85 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.34%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.82%) COSO
6 11 (0.82%) BS25999
6 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 8 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.52%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.37%) PAS 55
10 4 (0.30%) SLA
10 4 (0.30%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.22%) MiFID
11 3 (0.22%) QA
11 3 (0.22%) Basel II
11 3 (0.22%) BS7799
11 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.22%) EMIR
11 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 46 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Snort
4 2 (0.15%) OpenSSH
4 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.074%) Xen
5 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (0.60%) Nessus
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.22%) Nmap
4 3 (0.22%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (0.15%) OpenView
5 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.074%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.074%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 77 (5.73%) Cisco
3 50 (3.72%) Oracle
4 39 (2.90%) Qualys
5 37 (2.76%) McAfee
6 29 (2.16%) Splunk
6 29 (2.16%) SAP
7 28 (2.08%) ArcSight
8 25 (1.86%) CheckPoint
8 25 (1.86%) Websense
9 17 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
10 16 (1.19%) Tripwire
11 15 (1.12%) Symantec
12 13 (0.97%) Juniper
12 13 (0.97%) F5
13 12 (0.89%) Trustwave
13 12 (0.89%) VMware
14 11 (0.82%) Fortinet
14 11 (0.82%) HP
15 10 (0.74%) WorldPay
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