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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 320 526 548
Rank change year-on-year
+206 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISM 1016 466 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 1.61% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 813 353 361
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,380 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.00%

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
28445 28992 28090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.03% 27.73% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22750 23158 22047
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +218 988 £60,000 +4.34% 110
London +166 468 £60,000 -7.69% 57
South East +50 151 £57,500 - 19
City of London +71 85 £58,750 -6.00% 12
Yorkshire +57 85 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Midlands +45 80 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North West +42 67 £53,750 +22.15% 8
Berkshire +18 65 £55,000 -12.00% 7
West Yorkshire +25 56 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Manchester +68 55 £60,750 +51.87% 6
East of England +32 50 £50,550 -8.09% 4
South West +22 44 £57,500 +24.32% 7
Leeds +4 42 £56,750 +26.11% 2
East Midlands +6 39 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Birmingham +16 36 £47,750 -4.50% 3
Surrey +14 29 £70,000 +40.00% 7
Kent +36 27 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North Yorkshire +40 24 £65,000 +6.12% 2
Staffordshire +17 23 £58,750 +38.23% 1
Bedfordshire - 22 £50,000 -
Bracknell +16 19 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Bristol +12 19 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +25 18 £67,500 -12.90% 1
Nottingham +20 18 £67,500 -12.90% 1
Bedford - 18 £50,000 -
Slough +16 17 £60,000 - 1
Leicestershire -14 15 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Gloucestershire +12 14 £57,500 - 1
Reading +11 14 £55,000 -12.00%
Scotland +5 13 £55,000 -4.34% 1

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1651 (94.83%) CISSP
2 1368 (78.58%) Information Security
3 869 (49.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 728 (41.82%) CISA
5 535 (30.73%) Risk Management
6 525 (30.16%) Finance
7 496 (28.49%) PCI DSS
8 472 (27.11%) Degree
9 467 (26.82%) Security Management
10 406 (23.32%) Management Information System
11 366 (21.02%) Cybersecurity
12 362 (20.79%) ITIL
13 285 (16.37%) Information Security Management
14 242 (13.90%) COBIT
15 241 (13.84%) Firewall
16 204 (11.72%) Banking
17 202 (11.60%) ISMS
18 201 (11.55%) Legal
19 200 (11.49%) Data Protection
20 197 (11.32%) Windows
21 192 (11.03%) Risk Assessment
22 190 (10.91%) Security Operations
23 182 (10.45%) CRISC
24 177 (10.17%) Network Security
25 175 (10.05%) Vulnerability Management
26 171 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
27 170 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
28 169 (9.71%) Security Architecture
29 165 (9.48%) SIEM
30 157 (9.02%) CEH

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 138 (7.93%) IIS
2 18 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 12 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.29%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.23%) Lync
6 3 (0.17%) CMS
7 2 (0.11%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.057%) Apache
8 1 (0.057%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.26%) MS Office
3 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.29%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.32%) SaaS
4 21 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.63%) Office 365
6 5 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.057%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 241 (13.84%) Firewall
2 177 (10.17%) Network Security
3 96 (5.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 80 (4.60%) Internet
5 55 (3.16%) Wireless
6 46 (2.64%) LAN
7 44 (2.53%) WAN
8 30 (1.72%) Intranet
9 26 (1.49%) MPLS
10 23 (1.32%) VPN
11 21 (1.21%) SAN
12 16 (0.92%) SSL
13 15 (0.86%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.63%) DNS
15 10 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.52%) Wireless Security
17 8 (0.46%) WebEx
18 6 (0.34%) TACACS
19 5 (0.29%) Wireshark
20 4 (0.23%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.72%) Big Data
3 14 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.29%) DB2
4 5 (0.29%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.29%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.23%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.11%) MySQL
6 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.057%) GIS
7 1 (0.057%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.057%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (0.63%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.34%) AppScan
3 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.11%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.11%) Paros
4 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.057%) WebScarab
General
1 525 (30.16%) Finance
2 204 (11.72%) Banking
3 201 (11.55%) Legal
4 107 (6.15%) Retail
5 78 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.99%) Law
7 34 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.90%) Marketing
9 22 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 17 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (0.69%) Electronics
13 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.40%) Publishing
16 5 (0.29%) Advertising
16 5 (0.29%) Games
16 5 (0.29%) Local Government
17 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 516 (29.64%) Security Manager
2 312 (17.92%) Information Manager
3 310 (17.81%) Information Security Manager
4 290 (16.66%) Analyst
5 265 (15.22%) Consultant
6 253 (14.53%) Security Analyst
7 232 (13.33%) Security Consultant
8 162 (9.30%) IT Manager
9 145 (8.33%) Information Analyst
10 136 (7.81%) Information Security Analyst
11 128 (7.35%) Security Officer
12 116 (6.66%) IT Security Manager
13 108 (6.20%) Information Security Officer
14 107 (6.15%) Architect
15 100 (5.74%) Security Architect
16 97 (5.57%) Risk Manager
17 93 (5.34%) Information Officer
18 89 (5.11%) CISSP Manager
19 83 (4.77%) Compliance Manager
19 83 (4.77%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (0.98%) Web Services
2 10 (0.57%) .NET
3 7 (0.40%) ASP.NET
3 7 (0.40%) HTML
4 6 (0.34%) Middleware
4 6 (0.34%) SailPoint
5 5 (0.29%) BAPI
5 5 (0.29%) CSS
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Basis
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (0.29%) WPF
6 2 (0.11%) XML
7 1 (0.057%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.057%) CGI
7 1 (0.057%) COM
7 1 (0.057%) LAMP
7 1 (0.057%) OAuth
7 1 (0.057%) SAML
7 1 (0.057%) SOAP
7 1 (0.057%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 406 (23.32%) Management Information System
2 170 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 77 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 73 (4.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 69 (3.96%) CESG
7 62 (3.56%) Cryptography
8 56 (3.22%) Cyberthreat
9 48 (2.76%) PKI
10 43 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
11 32 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 25 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
13 23 (1.32%) Mathematics
14 22 (1.26%) SWIFT
15 19 (1.09%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 13 (0.75%) FMCG
18 12 (0.69%) Smart Meter
19 11 (0.63%) Driving Licence
19 11 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 197 (11.32%) Windows
2 91 (5.23%) Unix
3 69 (3.96%) Linux
4 26 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.46%) VMS
6 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.17%) CentOS
7 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.11%) AIX
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.057%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.057%) HPUX
9 1 (0.057%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.057%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1368 (78.58%) Information Security
2 535 (30.73%) Risk Management
3 467 (26.82%) Security Management
4 366 (21.02%) Cybersecurity
5 362 (20.79%) ITIL
6 285 (16.37%) Information Security Management
7 202 (11.60%) ISMS
8 200 (11.49%) Data Protection
9 192 (11.03%) Risk Assessment
10 190 (10.91%) Security Operations
11 175 (10.05%) Vulnerability Management
12 169 (9.71%) Security Architecture
13 165 (9.48%) SIEM
14 157 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
15 136 (7.81%) Project Management
16 134 (7.70%) Incident Management
17 130 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 120 (6.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 113 (6.49%) Information Assurance
20 109 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (2.13%) SQL
2 36 (2.07%) C
3 16 (0.92%) Python
4 15 (0.86%) Perl
5 14 (0.80%) C#
6 13 (0.75%) Java
7 8 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.46%) C++
7 8 (0.46%) PHP
8 7 (0.40%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.29%) Ruby
9 5 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.29%) VBA
9 5 (0.29%) VBScript
10 4 (0.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.057%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1651 (94.83%) CISSP
2 728 (41.82%) CISA
3 472 (27.11%) Degree
4 182 (10.45%) CRISC
5 171 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
6 157 (9.02%) CEH
7 153 (8.79%) GIAC
8 144 (8.27%) Security Cleared
9 132 (7.58%) IISP
10 130 (7.47%) SANS
11 118 (6.78%) CISMP
12 113 (6.49%) SC Cleared
13 106 (6.09%) CCNA
14 87 (5.00%) CLAS
15 61 (3.50%) SSCP
16 57 (3.27%) CESG Certified Professional
17 53 (3.04%) CCNP
17 53 (3.04%) DV Cleared
18 48 (2.76%) ISACA
19 47 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 869 (49.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 496 (28.49%) PCI DSS
3 242 (13.90%) COBIT
4 111 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 63 (3.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 34 (1.95%) ISO 9001
7 29 (1.67%) ISO27002
8 28 (1.61%) RMADS
9 16 (0.92%) ISO22301
9 16 (0.92%) JSP 440
10 14 (0.80%) SSAE 16
11 13 (0.75%) HIPAA
12 12 (0.69%) GPG13
12 12 (0.69%) SLA
13 11 (0.63%) MiFID
14 10 (0.57%) COSO
15 9 (0.52%) FATCA
15 9 (0.52%) PA-DSS
15 9 (0.52%) QA
16 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 67 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.69%) Snort
4 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.23%) UAG
6 2 (0.11%) ACF2
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.057%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (1.15%) Nessus
2 18 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (0.80%) QRadar
4 10 (0.57%) EnCase
5 4 (0.23%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.17%) Nagios
6 3 (0.17%) Nmap
6 3 (0.17%) WMI
7 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.11%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.057%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.057%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.057%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.057%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.057%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 136 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.28%) Cisco
3 52 (2.99%) Oracle
4 45 (2.58%) McAfee
5 36 (2.07%) Splunk
6 33 (1.90%) VMware
7 31 (1.78%) Qualys
8 26 (1.49%) ArcSight
9 23 (1.32%) SAP
10 21 (1.21%) IBM
10 21 (1.21%) Juniper
11 17 (0.98%) Symantec
11 17 (0.98%) Websense
12 14 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.75%) SolarWinds
14 12 (0.69%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.63%) CA
15 11 (0.63%) Palo Alto
15 11 (0.63%) Remedy
16 9 (0.52%) WorldPay
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + 20% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £49000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Up to £60K + Package + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Corp Bens.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago