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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 482 492 539
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISM 467 449 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.61% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 356 376 294
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%

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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +12 447 £56,250 +2.27% 56
London +18 204 £65,000 - 26
South East -14 89 £60,000 -3.22% 10
City of London +42 74 £65,000 -5.10% 10
Berkshire +9 52 £62,500 +6.38% 7
Yorkshire +15 39 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Yorkshire +23 35 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +13 34 £55,000 - 2
Leeds +28 32 £45,000 -43.75% 3
North West -1 32 £44,000 -5.37% 1
Leicestershire +31 28 £55,000 -12.00% 2
West Midlands -16 25 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Newbury +9 21 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Surrey +1 19 £50,000 -23.07% 1
East of England -11 19 £55,000 - 3
Leicester +27 17 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Birmingham -19 14 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Reading -4 13 £62,500 -3.10% 2
South West -12 13 £46,250 +20.53% 4
Cheshire +3 12 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Wilmslow - 11 £43,500 -
Manchester -21 9 £50,000 +6.38%
Merseyside - 9 £50,000 -
Docklands, London +5 8 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £60,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire -2 8 £87,500 +55.55%
Hampshire -26 8 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Milton Keynes 0 7 £60,000 -15.78%
Essex -8 7 £55,000 -45.00%
Scotland -8 7 £60,000 +26.31% 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 910 (94.01%) CISSP
2 785 (81.10%) Information Security
3 502 (51.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 423 (43.70%) CISA
5 304 (31.40%) PCI DSS
6 301 (31.10%) Risk Management
7 237 (24.48%) Management Information System
7 237 (24.48%) Degree
8 235 (24.28%) Finance
9 212 (21.90%) Firewall
10 196 (20.25%) ITIL
11 161 (16.63%) Security Management
12 139 (14.36%) CRISC
13 136 (14.05%) Banking
14 134 (13.84%) COBIT
15 122 (12.60%) Security Architecture
16 121 (12.50%) CEH
17 116 (11.98%) Windows
18 108 (11.16%) Information Security Management
19 103 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 102 (10.54%) Cyber Security
21 101 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
22 95 (9.81%) SIEM
23 94 (9.71%) Data Protection
24 93 (9.61%) Network Security
25 91 (9.40%) Computer Science
26 85 (8.78%) Security Cleared
27 84 (8.68%) Linux
27 84 (8.68%) E-Commerce
28 83 (8.57%) Business Continuity

CISM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (3.31%) IIS
2 7 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.52%) SAS
4 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.34%) MS Office
3 11 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.52%) SmartSuite
5 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.83%) Office 365
3 7 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.62%) SaaS
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (21.90%) Firewall
2 93 (9.61%) Network Security
3 79 (8.16%) Wireless
4 66 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 34 (3.51%) Internet
6 31 (3.20%) VPN
7 29 (3.00%) LAN
8 24 (2.48%) WAN
9 22 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (2.07%) Wireless Security
11 19 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.65%) Intranet
13 14 (1.45%) DMZ
14 13 (1.34%) LDAP
15 10 (1.03%) DNS
16 7 (0.72%) IPsec
17 5 (0.52%) BGP
17 5 (0.52%) MPLS
17 5 (0.52%) EIGRP
17 5 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.34%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.62%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.41%) QlikView
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) JIRA
2 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.10%) Hudson
General
1 235 (24.28%) Finance
2 136 (14.05%) Banking
3 76 (7.85%) Retail
4 71 (7.33%) Legal
5 69 (7.13%) Law
6 48 (4.96%) Telecoms
7 41 (4.24%) Games
8 31 (3.20%) Manufacturing
9 30 (3.10%) Marketing
10 14 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.45%) iGaming
11 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.52%) Advertising
13 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Local Government
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) Military
16 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 195 (20.14%) Analyst
2 188 (19.42%) Security Analyst
3 167 (17.25%) Consultant
4 158 (16.32%) Security Manager
5 148 (15.29%) Security Consultant
6 105 (10.85%) Information Manager
7 98 (10.12%) Architect
8 97 (10.02%) Information Security Manager
9 92 (9.50%) Security Architect
10 90 (9.30%) Information Analyst
11 89 (9.19%) Security Engineer
12 88 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
13 61 (6.30%) Security Officer
14 54 (5.58%) Information Security Officer
15 48 (4.96%) Information Security Engineer
16 47 (4.86%) Head of Security
17 37 (3.82%) Information Security Consultant
18 32 (3.31%) Security Specialist
19 27 (2.79%) IT Security Analyst
19 27 (2.79%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.14%) Web Services
2 8 (0.83%) .NET
3 6 (0.62%) REST
3 6 (0.62%) SOAP
4 3 (0.31%) Middleware
5 2 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.10%) SAML
6 1 (0.10%) HTML
6 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.10%) WCF
6 1 (0.10%) Ajax
6 1 (0.10%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 237 (24.48%) Management Information System
2 101 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.24%) CESG
5 30 (3.10%) Cryptography
6 26 (2.69%) RMADS
7 23 (2.38%) PKI
8 21 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 20 (2.07%) CESG CLAS
10 16 (1.65%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
13 11 (1.14%) EMV
13 11 (1.14%) Open Source
14 10 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
15 8 (0.83%) GIS
15 8 (0.83%) PMI
16 7 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.72%) FMCG
17 6 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.98%) Windows
2 84 (8.68%) Linux
3 61 (6.30%) UNIX
4 8 (0.83%) Android
5 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.21%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (81.10%) Information Security
2 301 (31.10%) Risk Management
3 196 (20.25%) ITIL
4 161 (16.63%) Security Management
5 122 (12.60%) Security Architecture
6 108 (11.16%) Information Security Management
7 102 (10.54%) Cyber Security
8 95 (9.81%) SIEM
9 94 (9.71%) Data Protection
10 84 (8.68%) E-Commerce
11 83 (8.57%) Business Continuity
11 83 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
12 80 (8.26%) TOGAF
13 72 (7.44%) Incident Management
14 70 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
15 69 (7.13%) Vulnerability Management
16 66 (6.82%) PRINCE2
17 65 (6.71%) ISMS
18 62 (6.40%) Project Management
18 62 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.00%) SQL
2 18 (1.86%) C
3 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
4 15 (1.55%) Python
4 15 (1.55%) Perl
5 11 (1.14%) Java
6 6 (0.62%) VBA
7 5 (0.52%) C++
8 2 (0.21%) Ruby
8 2 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 910 (94.01%) CISSP
2 423 (43.70%) CISA
3 237 (24.48%) Degree
4 139 (14.36%) CRISC
5 121 (12.50%) CEH
6 85 (8.78%) Security Cleared
7 56 (5.79%) GIAC
8 52 (5.37%) PCI QSA
9 45 (4.65%) SSCP
10 44 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 44 (4.55%) CISMP
11 40 (4.13%) ISSAP
12 39 (4.03%) ISSMP
13 38 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (2.58%) CCNA
15 19 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (1.86%) CGEIT
16 18 (1.86%) ISEB
16 18 (1.86%) MCSE
17 17 (1.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 502 (51.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 304 (31.40%) PCI DSS
3 134 (13.84%) COBIT
4 103 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (2.79%) QA
6 21 (2.17%) COSO
7 19 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 17 (1.76%) SLA
9 10 (1.03%) BS7799
10 9 (0.93%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.93%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.72%) BS25999
12 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.10%) EMIR
14 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.10%) Basel II
14 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 47 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.48%) Snort
3 10 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.62%) Nmap
4 6 (0.62%) Xen
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (1.76%) Nessus
3 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.31%) WSUS
4 3 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (7.02%) Cisco
2 60 (6.20%) CheckPoint
3 51 (5.27%) Microsoft
4 34 (3.51%) McAfee
5 26 (2.69%) Symantec
6 25 (2.58%) Juniper
7 24 (2.48%) Oracle
8 21 (2.17%) Websense
9 20 (2.07%) Qualys
10 19 (1.96%) IronPort
11 16 (1.65%) Cyber-Ark
12 15 (1.55%) VMware
13 13 (1.34%) Splunk
14 11 (1.14%) AlgoSec
14 11 (1.14%) CA
14 11 (1.14%) Fortinet
14 11 (1.14%) Sourcefire
15 10 (1.03%) ArcSight
15 10 (1.03%) Tripwire
15 10 (1.03%) Red Hat
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago