The table below looks at the statistics for CISMP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISMP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 874 853 854
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 25 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 30
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £39,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -15.78%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CISMP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK.

CISMP Salary Trend in the UK

CISMP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISMP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

CISMP Salary Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 -31 24 £52,000 +30.00% 3
East Midlands -12 8 £62,500 +38.88%
Leicestershire - 8 £62,500 -
Leicester - 8 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £43,250 -
Walsall - 4 £42,500 -
East of England -11 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
London - 3 £38,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 - 1
North East - 3 £40,000 - 1
South West -19 1 £30,000 -39.39%
South East -34 1 £33,500 -16.25% 1
South Wales - 1 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £33,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £65,000 -
Crawley - 1 £33,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £44,000 -
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 55 (79.71%) CISSP
2 45 (65.22%) PCI DSS
3 39 (56.52%) Information Security
4 35 (50.72%) CEH
5 31 (44.93%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (43.48%) Firewall
7 28 (40.58%) Wireless
7 28 (40.58%) VoIP
8 27 (39.13%) Security Testing
9 26 (37.68%) GPEN
9 26 (37.68%) OSCP
10 24 (34.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 23 (33.33%) C
11 23 (33.33%) Java
12 22 (31.88%) Open Source
12 22 (31.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 21 (30.43%) VPN
14 20 (28.99%) Information Management
15 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
15 18 (26.09%) GIAC
15 18 (26.09%) Objective-C
15 18 (26.09%) PHP
15 18 (26.09%) .NET
15 18 (26.09%) Ethical Hacking
16 17 (24.64%) CISM
17 12 (17.39%) Security Management
17 12 (17.39%) Information Assurance
17 12 (17.39%) Degree
18 11 (15.94%) Windows
19 10 (14.49%) Information Security Management

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CISMP 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 CISMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) Wireless
2 28 (40.58%) VoIP
3 21 (30.43%) VPN
4 6 (8.70%) Internet
5 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) Intranet
6 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) AppScan
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
1 9 (13.04%) Advertising
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Tester
2 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Security Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Penetration Tester
3 18 (26.09%) Security Tester
4 12 (17.39%) Security Manager
4 12 (17.39%) Information Security Officer
4 12 (17.39%) Security Officer
5 7 (10.14%) Information Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Information Assurance Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Open Source
2 18 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.04%) Cryptography
4 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.80%) AS400
6 3 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.90%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Solaris
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
4 5 (7.25%) AIX
4 5 (7.25%) HPUX
4 5 (7.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) OS/390
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Information Security
2 31 (44.93%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (39.13%) Security Testing
4 24 (34.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (28.99%) Information Management
6 18 (26.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (17.39%) Information Assurance
7 12 (17.39%) Security Management
8 10 (14.49%) Information Security Management
9 6 (8.70%) Project Management
9 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.25%) ITIL
10 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Data Security
11 4 (5.80%) ISMS
11 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
12 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
12 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
13 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) C
1 23 (33.33%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) PHP
2 18 (26.09%) Objective-C
3 7 (10.14%) Python
4 5 (7.25%) C#
4 5 (7.25%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (79.71%) CISSP
2 35 (50.72%) CEH
3 26 (37.68%) GPEN
3 26 (37.68%) OSCP
4 18 (26.09%) GIAC
5 17 (24.64%) CISM
6 12 (17.39%) Degree
7 9 (13.04%) CISA
8 8 (11.59%) GWAPT
8 8 (11.59%) OSCE
8 8 (11.59%) GCIH
9 3 (4.35%) PhD
10 1 (1.45%) MCSA
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (65.22%) PCI DSS
2 22 (31.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.80%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) Qualys
4 1 (1.45%) HP
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