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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 316 435 571
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +136
Permanent jobs citing CISM 923 689 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 2.30% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 729 555 333
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £43,860 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%

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
24802 29895 30684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19900 24117 23949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +116 868 £65,000 +8.33% 90
London +119 438 £70,000 +12.00% 59
South East +73 134 £67,500 +12.50% 9
West Midlands +39 89 £55,000 +10.00% 6
City of London +50 63 £67,500 -6.89% 17
Birmingham +12 59 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +14 57 £60,000 +14.28% 7
Manchester +10 46 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Surrey +54 45 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Yorkshire +26 45 £62,500 +66.66% 4
South West -15 45 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +32 38 £47,000 -21.66% 4
Berkshire +25 36 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Scotland +32 27 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Yorkshire +10 19 £44,250 +6.98% 1
Reading +20 18 £62,500 +4.16%
Bristol +13 18 £82,500 +53.48%
Gloucestershire -16 18 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Hertfordshire +16 17 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Leeds +18 16 £46,500 +1.91% 1
Edinburgh +16 15 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +14 14 £65,000 +21.63% 2
North Yorkshire +16 13 £62,500 +86.56% 2
Coventry +8 13 £37,500 -28.57%
East Midlands +5 13 £67,500 -11.47%
Guildford +21 12 £70,000 +47.36%
Kent +22 11 £60,000 +14.28% 1
North East +10 10 £43,750 -2.77%
St Albans - 10 £60,000 -
Glasgow +16 9 - -

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 1750 (94.80%) CISSP
2 1457 (78.93%) Information Security
3 943 (51.08%) CISA
3 943 (51.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 662 (35.86%) PCI DSS
5 596 (32.29%) Cybersecurity
6 563 (30.50%) Finance
7 556 (30.12%) Risk Management
8 489 (26.49%) Degree
9 415 (22.48%) ITIL
10 386 (20.91%) SIEM
11 372 (20.15%) Management Information System
12 343 (18.58%) Firewall
13 323 (17.50%) Data Protection
14 307 (16.63%) Security Operations
15 298 (16.14%) Security Architecture
16 275 (14.90%) Penetration Testing
17 269 (14.57%) CRISC
18 264 (14.30%) Security Management
19 246 (13.33%) CEH
20 243 (13.16%) COBIT
21 242 (13.11%) Vulnerability Management
22 225 (12.19%) Risk Assessment
23 223 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
24 211 (11.43%) Security Cleared
25 202 (10.94%) Windows
26 196 (10.62%) SANS
27 195 (10.56%) Linux
28 187 (10.13%) Network Security
29 182 (9.86%) Information Security Management

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 99 (5.36%) IIS
2 9 (0.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.33%) Apache
3 6 (0.33%) IBM Notes
3 6 (0.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.22%) JBoss
4 4 (0.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.22%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.16%) Drupal
5 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.11%) nginx
6 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.054%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.054%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.41%) MS Office
3 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) assyst
2 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.52%) IaaS
3 24 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.14%) SaaS
5 15 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.43%) PaaS
7 7 (0.38%) Office 365
8 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.054%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.054%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 343 (18.58%) Firewall
2 187 (10.13%) Network Security
3 104 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 87 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 69 (3.74%) LAN
6 63 (3.41%) VPN
7 59 (3.20%) SSL
8 50 (2.71%) WAN
9 48 (2.60%) HTTP
10 44 (2.38%) DNS
11 27 (1.46%) VLAN
12 26 (1.41%) Wireless
13 22 (1.19%) DHCP
14 20 (1.08%) Internet
15 15 (0.81%) IPsec
16 14 (0.76%) IPv4
16 14 (0.76%) IPv6
17 13 (0.70%) Wireshark
18 11 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (0.60%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.52%) Big Data
3 10 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 8 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.38%) GIS
6 5 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.27%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.054%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.054%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.054%) Looker
9 1 (0.054%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.054%) MySQL
9 1 (0.054%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.054%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (0.60%) AppScan
2 10 (0.54%) Metasploit
3 4 (0.22%) PVCS
3 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.11%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.11%) Paros
5 1 (0.054%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.054%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.054%) Subversion
General
1 563 (30.50%) Finance
2 142 (7.69%) Legal
3 135 (7.31%) Banking
4 80 (4.33%) Retail
5 64 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.46%) Law
7 25 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.19%) Marketing
9 21 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.76%) Local Government
11 14 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.38%) German Language
13 7 (0.38%) Publishing
14 6 (0.33%) Electronics
15 4 (0.22%) Advertising
15 4 (0.22%) Back Office
15 4 (0.22%) Games
16 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 451 (24.43%) Security Manager
2 361 (19.56%) Analyst
3 315 (17.06%) Security Analyst
4 280 (15.17%) Consultant
5 277 (15.01%) Information Security Manager
6 269 (14.57%) Information Manager
7 248 (13.43%) Security Consultant
8 161 (8.72%) Architect
9 154 (8.34%) Security Architect
10 134 (7.26%) Information Analyst
10 134 (7.26%) Information Security Analyst
11 122 (6.61%) IT Manager
12 105 (5.69%) Information Security Consultant
13 100 (5.42%) Security Officer
14 98 (5.31%) Security Specialist
15 97 (5.25%) IT Security Manager
16 81 (4.39%) IT Analyst
17 80 (4.33%) Information Security Officer
18 77 (4.17%) Information Officer
19 71 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.14%) Middleware
2 14 (0.76%) SailPoint
3 11 (0.60%) HTML
3 11 (0.60%) HTML5
3 11 (0.60%) LAMP
4 9 (0.49%) .NET
5 5 (0.27%) Web Services
5 5 (0.27%) XML
6 4 (0.22%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.22%) JSON
6 4 (0.22%) RESTful
6 4 (0.22%) SAML
7 3 (0.16%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.16%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.11%) SPNEGO
8 2 (0.11%) XACML
9 1 (0.054%) CSS
9 1 (0.054%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 372 (20.15%) Management Information System
2 175 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 138 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 122 (6.61%) Data Protection Act
5 111 (6.01%) Data Centre
6 87 (4.71%) Cryptography
7 86 (4.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 75 (4.06%) CESG
9 71 (3.85%) PKI
10 64 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
11 62 (3.36%) Cyber Attack
12 52 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 35 (1.90%) Mathematics
14 27 (1.46%) Client/Server
15 25 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
16 24 (1.30%) Cybercrime
16 24 (1.30%) Virtual Team
17 23 (1.25%) Mobile App
18 17 (0.92%) Driving Licence
19 14 (0.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 202 (10.94%) Windows
2 195 (10.56%) Linux
3 131 (7.10%) Unix
4 40 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.27%) Android
8 5 (0.27%) CentOS
9 3 (0.16%) AIX
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.054%) NetWare
11 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.054%) Solaris
11 1 (0.054%) VMS
11 1 (0.054%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1457 (78.93%) Information Security
2 596 (32.29%) Cybersecurity
3 556 (30.12%) Risk Management
4 415 (22.48%) ITIL
5 386 (20.91%) SIEM
6 323 (17.50%) Data Protection
7 307 (16.63%) Security Operations
8 298 (16.14%) Security Architecture
9 275 (14.90%) Penetration Testing
10 264 (14.30%) Security Management
11 242 (13.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 225 (12.19%) Risk Assessment
13 223 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 182 (9.86%) Information Security Management
15 158 (8.56%) Project Management
16 153 (8.29%) TOGAF
17 149 (8.07%) Incident Management
18 144 (7.80%) ISMS
19 137 (7.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 131 (7.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 81 (4.39%) C
2 68 (3.68%) SQL
3 36 (1.95%) Python
4 23 (1.25%) Java
5 16 (0.87%) C#
5 16 (0.87%) C++
5 16 (0.87%) Perl
6 12 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.60%) PHP
8 6 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.22%) Korn
9 4 (0.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.11%) Scala
11 1 (0.054%) Go
11 1 (0.054%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.054%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1750 (94.80%) CISSP
2 943 (51.08%) CISA
3 489 (26.49%) Degree
4 269 (14.57%) CRISC
5 246 (13.33%) CEH
6 211 (11.43%) Security Cleared
7 196 (10.62%) SANS
8 164 (8.88%) GIAC
9 155 (8.40%) SC Cleared
10 108 (5.85%) CESG Certified Professional
11 97 (5.25%) IISP
12 94 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
13 73 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
13 73 (3.95%) Security+ Certification
14 71 (3.85%) CLAS
15 61 (3.30%) CISMP
16 54 (2.93%) CCNP
17 52 (2.82%) DV Cleared
17 52 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
18 50 (2.71%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 943 (51.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 662 (35.86%) PCI DSS
3 243 (13.16%) COBIT
4 106 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 36 (1.95%) ISO27002
6 29 (1.57%) ISO22301
7 23 (1.25%) QA
8 20 (1.08%) ISO 9001
9 19 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 17 (0.92%) GPG13
10 17 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
11 14 (0.76%) RMADS
12 12 (0.65%) ISO27005
12 12 (0.65%) PA-DSS
13 11 (0.60%) SSAE 16
14 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 7 (0.38%) BS25999
16 5 (0.27%) COSO
16 5 (0.27%) SLA
17 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 126 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.73%) Snort
3 11 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.054%) Docker
7 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (2.93%) Nessus
2 30 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 19 (1.03%) QRadar
5 17 (0.92%) SCCM
6 12 (0.65%) RSA Archer
7 11 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 10 (0.54%) HP Fortify
8 10 (0.54%) OpenVAS
9 6 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.33%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.22%) Nexpose
10 4 (0.22%) Proventia
10 4 (0.22%) WSUS
11 3 (0.16%) EnCase
11 3 (0.16%) Nmap
12 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) Puppet
13 1 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 155 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 105 (5.69%) Splunk
3 100 (5.42%) Cisco
4 64 (3.47%) ArcSight
5 58 (3.14%) Oracle
6 54 (2.93%) Intel Security
7 49 (2.65%) Qualys
8 34 (1.84%) IBM
9 31 (1.68%) Cyber-Ark
10 29 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 24 (1.30%) SolarWinds
12 23 (1.25%) HP
13 22 (1.19%) Forcepoint
14 21 (1.14%) AlienVault
14 21 (1.14%) Apple
14 21 (1.14%) Palo Alto
15 20 (1.08%) LogRhythm
15 20 (1.08%) VMware
16 19 (1.03%) Bomgar
16 19 (1.03%) F5
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £76,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £78000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: £80,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £110000.00 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum DOE + bonus and package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per day + Package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum From £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellewnt Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: Yesterday