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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 821 906 914
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 114 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.029% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 88 29 23
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
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 £27,823 £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%

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

CISMP Salary Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 30 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 11 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 +95 106 £52,500 -4.54% 13
London +42 49 £43,000 -25.21% 5
South East +31 24 £55,000 +39.24%
Berkshire +6 17 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 16 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +20 13 £60,000 -
North West +34 9 £25,000 -56.97% 1
Manchester +28 9 £25,000 -54.54% 1
Leeds +10 8 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +2 8 £60,000 -
South West -8 7 £67,500 +10.20% 3
City of London +52 6 £55,000 - 2
Wales - 5 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 5 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham 0 4 £46,250 - 2
West Midlands -11 4 £46,250 - 2
Gloucestershire +6 3 £80,000 +52.38% 2
Cheltenham +5 3 £80,000 +52.38% 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £57,500 -
Newport - 3 £37,500 -
Bristol - 3 £67,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Hampshire +23 2 £80,000 -
Portsmouth +15 2 £80,000 -
East Sussex +12 2 £80,000 -
Surrey +9 2 £52,500 +44.82%
Brighton +2 2 £80,000 -
Skipton - 2 £37,500 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (90.97%) CISSP
2 139 (89.68%) Information Security
3 121 (78.06%) CISM
4 91 (58.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (36.13%) Finance
6 52 (33.55%) PCI DSS
7 38 (24.52%) CISA
7 38 (24.52%) Degree
8 34 (21.94%) Risk Management
9 32 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
10 31 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 29 (18.71%) Internet
11 29 (18.71%) Security Management
12 26 (16.77%) Banking
12 26 (16.77%) Security Operations
13 23 (14.84%) ITIL
13 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
14 22 (14.19%) SWIFT
14 22 (14.19%) IT Audit
14 22 (14.19%) Intranet
15 21 (13.55%) Information Security Management
15 21 (13.55%) CESG
16 20 (12.90%) CLAS
17 19 (12.26%) Risk Assessment
17 19 (12.26%) Windows
18 18 (11.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 18 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
19 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (10.97%) VMware
20 16 (10.32%) Penetration Testing

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (3.87%) IIS
1 6 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.71%) Internet
2 22 (14.19%) Intranet
3 11 (7.10%) Firewall
4 7 (4.52%) Network Security
5 6 (3.87%) Wireless
6 5 (3.23%) VPN
7 4 (2.58%) LAN
7 4 (2.58%) SNMP
7 4 (2.58%) WAN
8 2 (1.29%) DHCP
8 2 (1.29%) DNS
8 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.29%) VoIP
9 1 (0.65%) DMZ
9 1 (0.65%) VLAN
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.29%) AppScan
1 2 (1.29%) Paros
2 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
General
1 56 (36.13%) Finance
2 26 (16.77%) Banking
3 9 (5.81%) Retail
4 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (32.26%) Analyst
1 50 (32.26%) Security Analyst
2 38 (24.52%) Information Analyst
2 38 (24.52%) Information Security Analyst
3 37 (23.87%) Security Manager
4 24 (15.48%) Information Security Officer
4 24 (15.48%) Security Officer
5 21 (13.55%) Information Officer
6 18 (11.61%) Information Security Manager
7 17 (10.97%) Information Manager
8 16 (10.32%) Banking Analyst
8 16 (10.32%) Consultant
9 14 (9.03%) Security Consultant
10 13 (8.39%) Administrator
10 13 (8.39%) Security Administrator
11 12 (7.74%) Information Security Administrator
11 12 (7.74%) IT Manager
12 10 (6.45%) Graduate
12 10 (6.45%) Graduate Analyst
12 10 (6.45%) Graduate Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.29%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.19%) SWIFT
3 21 (13.55%) CESG
4 15 (9.68%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (3.87%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.94%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.94%) PKI
8 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.26%) Windows
2 11 (7.10%) Unix
3 6 (3.87%) Linux
4 2 (1.29%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (89.68%) Information Security
2 34 (21.94%) Risk Management
3 32 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (18.71%) Security Management
5 26 (16.77%) Security Operations
6 23 (14.84%) ITIL
7 22 (14.19%) IT Audit
8 21 (13.55%) Information Security Management
9 19 (12.26%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (11.61%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (10.32%) ISMS
11 16 (10.32%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (10.32%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (7.10%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.10%) Security Architecture
13 10 (6.45%) Project Management
13 10 (6.45%) Security Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Data Protection
15 8 (5.16%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 141 (90.97%) CISSP
2 121 (78.06%) CISM
3 38 (24.52%) CISA
3 38 (24.52%) Degree
4 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.90%) CLAS
6 15 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 13 (8.39%) CEH
8 10 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (5.81%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (5.81%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (4.52%) PCI QSA
11 6 (3.87%) IISP
11 6 (3.87%) ISACA
12 5 (3.23%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.58%) EC-Council LPT
13 4 (2.58%) ECSA
13 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.58%) MCSE
13 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (58.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (33.55%) PCI DSS
3 18 (11.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (7.10%) COBIT
5 4 (2.58%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.94%) HMG Infosec
6 3 (1.94%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.94%) RMADS
7 2 (1.29%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.29%) QA
8 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.58%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.94%) Snort
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) WMI
2 3 (1.94%) QRadar
3 2 (1.29%) HP Fortify
3 2 (1.29%) Nessus
3 2 (1.29%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (10.97%) VMware
2 8 (5.16%) Cisco
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle
3 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.23%) IBM
5 4 (2.58%) Dell
5 4 (2.58%) Fortinet
5 4 (2.58%) HP
5 4 (2.58%) IronPort
5 4 (2.58%) Juniper
6 3 (1.94%) Qualys
6 3 (1.94%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.65%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arriva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arriva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London or Cheltenham
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 27 days ago