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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
Rank 290 320 518
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +198
Permanent jobs citing CISM 880 1018 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.99% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 3.56% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 661 824 375
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,750 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,800 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +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
20760 28585 29025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.72% 27.91% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16426 22892 23133
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 £70,000
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +14 841 £62,500 +4.16% 68
London +61 479 £70,000 +8.10% 42
South East +11 87 £60,000 +4.34% 3
West Midlands -4 61 £47,500 -13.63% 5
East of England +35 59 £47,500 -9.52% 3
North West -25 58 £50,000 -9.09% 6
City of London -2 50 £68,000 +15.74% 8
Yorkshire -2 44 £37,500 -31.81% 5
Birmingham +11 36 £45,000 -2.70% 2
South West +7 35 £60,000 +4.34% 2
West Yorkshire +10 31 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Berkshire +11 28 £75,000 +33.33%
Essex +38 27 £42,500 -14.14%
Leeds +21 27 £35,000 -40.92% 3
Hampshire +40 25 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire +24 25 £65,000 -23.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +48 24 £55,000 -6.77%
Milton Keynes +42 24 £55,000 -6.77%
Manchester -43 24 £43,000 -28.33% 4
Bristol +6 21 £67,500 +10.20% 1
East Midlands -7 19 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Scotland +23 17 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Cheshire +27 16 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Edinburgh 0 14 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Southampton - 14 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +10 13 £65,000 +52.94%
Reading +40 12 £62,500 +4.16%
Coventry +23 12 £49,250 -14.34% 2
Kent +8 12 £60,000 +14.28%
Canary Wharf -6 12 £65,000 -23.52%

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1752 (95.69%) CISSP
2 1353 (73.89%) Information Security
3 901 (49.21%) CISA
4 816 (44.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 657 (35.88%) Cybersecurity
6 563 (30.75%) Finance
7 534 (29.16%) Risk Management
8 485 (26.49%) PCI DSS
9 425 (23.21%) Degree
10 409 (22.34%) Management Information System
11 405 (22.12%) Firewall
12 401 (21.90%) ITIL
13 371 (20.26%) SIEM
14 309 (16.88%) Security Operations
15 301 (16.44%) Vulnerability Management
16 296 (16.17%) Data Protection
17 291 (15.89%) Security Management
18 274 (14.96%) Security Architecture
19 269 (14.69%) Penetration Testing
20 243 (13.27%) Security Cleared
21 241 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
22 238 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
23 218 (11.91%) CEH
23 218 (11.91%) SANS
24 214 (11.69%) Windows
25 197 (10.76%) Banking
25 197 (10.76%) GIAC
26 196 (10.70%) Information Security Management
27 194 (10.60%) COBIT
28 193 (10.54%) Linux

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 67 (3.66%) IIS
2 22 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 19 (1.04%) JBoss
4 16 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.82%) Apache
6 13 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.11%) CMS
10 2 (0.11%) nginx
11 1 (0.055%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (1.75%) MS Office
2 27 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 18 (0.98%) MS Project
4 13 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.055%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (1.53%) Sentinel
2 17 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.76%) assyst
3 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.49%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.38%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 6 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (2.68%) Office 365
3 38 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.64%) SaaS
5 26 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.37%) IaaS
7 13 (0.71%) PaaS
8 7 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.16%) G Suite
9 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 405 (22.12%) Firewall
2 182 (9.94%) Network Security
3 149 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 140 (7.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 60 (3.28%) LAN
6 57 (3.11%) HTTP
7 49 (2.68%) WAN
8 47 (2.57%) VPN
9 36 (1.97%) Internet
10 28 (1.53%) Wireless
11 26 (1.42%) HTTPS
12 23 (1.26%) DNS
13 21 (1.15%) LDAP
14 20 (1.09%) SSL
15 15 (0.82%) Kerberos
16 14 (0.76%) MPLS
17 13 (0.71%) Wireshark
18 12 (0.66%) IPsec
18 12 (0.66%) SSH
19 11 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (2.95%) Big Data
2 16 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (0.66%) Relational Database
4 11 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.49%) GIS
6 8 (0.44%) MySQL
7 7 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.27%) ZAP BI
9 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.16%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.16%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (1.15%) Burp Suite
2 13 (0.71%) AppScan
3 12 (0.66%) Paros
4 7 (0.38%) Fiddler
5 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.22%) Subversion
7 3 (0.16%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 563 (30.75%) Finance
2 197 (10.76%) Banking
3 167 (9.12%) Legal
4 58 (3.17%) Retail
5 48 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.13%) Marketing
7 30 (1.64%) Law
8 27 (1.47%) Spanish Language
9 25 (1.37%) French Language
9 25 (1.37%) German Language
9 25 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.04%) Italian Language
12 18 (0.98%) Dutch Language
13 17 (0.93%) Games
14 14 (0.76%) Local Government
15 13 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.55%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 458 (25.01%) Security Manager
2 378 (20.64%) Analyst
3 322 (17.59%) Security Analyst
4 222 (12.12%) Consultant
4 222 (12.12%) Information Manager
5 200 (10.92%) Information Security Manager
6 189 (10.32%) Security Consultant
7 150 (8.19%) Architect
8 141 (7.70%) Security Architect
9 123 (6.72%) IT Manager
10 122 (6.66%) Security Officer
11 119 (6.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 116 (6.34%) IT Analyst
13 112 (6.12%) Information Analyst
14 108 (5.90%) Information Security Analyst
15 103 (5.63%) Security Engineer
16 101 (5.52%) IT Security Manager
17 100 (5.46%) IT Security Analyst
18 96 (5.24%) Information Security Officer
18 96 (5.24%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.24%) SailPoint
2 16 (0.87%) Web Services
3 14 (0.76%) Middleware
4 13 (0.71%) SAML
5 11 (0.60%) .NET
5 11 (0.60%) Node.js
5 11 (0.60%) XACML
6 10 (0.55%) SPNEGO
7 9 (0.49%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.22%) boto
8 4 (0.22%) SPML
9 3 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.16%) REST
9 3 (0.16%) RESTful
10 2 (0.11%) J2EE
10 2 (0.11%) SOAP
10 2 (0.11%) XML
11 1 (0.055%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 409 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 160 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 143 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
4 110 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (5.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 88 (4.81%) Data Centre
7 81 (4.42%) CESG
8 68 (3.71%) Cyber Attack
9 57 (3.11%) PKI
10 46 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
11 38 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (1.20%) Mainframe
13 20 (1.09%) Fintech
14 19 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
15 18 (0.98%) Driving Licence
16 16 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
16 16 (0.87%) Online Banking
17 15 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 214 (11.69%) Windows
2 193 (10.54%) Linux
3 82 (4.48%) Unix
4 60 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.91%) Mac OS X
7 23 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.38%) AIX
12 5 (0.27%) Android
12 5 (0.27%) Debian
12 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1353 (73.89%) Information Security
2 657 (35.88%) Cybersecurity
3 534 (29.16%) Risk Management
4 401 (21.90%) ITIL
5 371 (20.26%) SIEM
6 309 (16.88%) Security Operations
7 301 (16.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 296 (16.17%) Data Protection
9 291 (15.89%) Security Management
10 274 (14.96%) Security Architecture
11 269 (14.69%) Penetration Testing
12 241 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 238 (13.00%) Risk Assessment
14 196 (10.70%) Information Security Management
15 165 (9.01%) Incident Management
16 161 (8.79%) Identity Access Management
17 151 (8.25%) Security Monitoring
18 144 (7.86%) Business Continuity
18 144 (7.86%) Data Loss Prevention
19 140 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (3.22%) SQL
2 43 (2.35%) C
3 36 (1.97%) Java
4 21 (1.15%) Python
5 19 (1.04%) Perl
6 18 (0.98%) Ruby
7 14 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.71%) Korn
9 12 (0.66%) Bourne shell
10 11 (0.60%) Scala
11 7 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.27%) PHP
13 4 (0.22%) C#
13 4 (0.22%) C++
14 2 (0.11%) Go
15 1 (0.055%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1752 (95.69%) CISSP
2 901 (49.21%) CISA
3 425 (23.21%) Degree
4 243 (13.27%) Security Cleared
5 218 (11.91%) CEH
5 218 (11.91%) SANS
6 197 (10.76%) GIAC
7 182 (9.94%) SC Cleared
8 173 (9.45%) CRISC
9 143 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
10 103 (5.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 90 (4.92%) CISMP
12 71 (3.88%) CCNP
13 67 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
13 67 (3.66%) Security+ Certification
14 57 (3.11%) DV Cleared
14 57 (3.11%) GSEC
14 57 (3.11%) SSCP
15 56 (3.06%) IISP
16 47 (2.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 816 (44.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 485 (26.49%) PCI DSS
3 194 (10.60%) COBIT
4 65 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 43 (2.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 32 (1.75%) GPG13
6 32 (1.75%) QA
7 30 (1.64%) GDPR
8 28 (1.53%) ISO27002
8 28 (1.53%) RMADS
9 25 (1.37%) ISO22301
10 19 (1.04%) SLA
11 12 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 10 (0.55%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.33%) BS25999
13 6 (0.33%) ISO27005
14 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.22%) PA-DSS
16 3 (0.16%) COSO
16 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 140 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.55%) Snort
4 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.27%) XenServer
6 4 (0.22%) IAG
7 3 (0.16%) Xen
8 2 (0.11%) Docker
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (3.66%) Nessus
2 47 (2.57%) CSIRT
3 45 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
4 28 (1.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 25 (1.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 23 (1.26%) PowerBroker
7 19 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 12 (0.66%) HP Fortify
8 12 (0.66%) WebInspect
9 11 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.55%) SCOM
11 9 (0.49%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.44%) SCCM
13 7 (0.38%) Nagios
13 7 (0.38%) Puppet
14 6 (0.33%) Ansible
15 5 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 4 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 4 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 118 (6.44%) Microsoft
2 91 (4.97%) Splunk
3 81 (4.42%) Cisco
4 80 (4.37%) Oracle
5 64 (3.50%) Intel Security
5 64 (3.50%) Qualys
6 50 (2.73%) CyberArk
7 46 (2.51%) ArcSight
8 37 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 35 (1.91%) Apple
10 30 (1.64%) SAP
11 29 (1.58%) VMware
12 28 (1.53%) Palo Alto
13 26 (1.42%) Aveksa
13 26 (1.42%) Symantec
14 23 (1.26%) Bomgar
14 23 (1.26%) Cybereason
15 19 (1.04%) Forcepoint
15 19 (1.04%) HP
16 17 (0.93%) Sun
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £42991 per annum + up to 10k allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + bonus and benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago