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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 838 888 872
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 62 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.071% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 16
Average salary £46,377 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.79% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,100 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +56.25%

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
30293 31046 28822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.02% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24454 24053 23409
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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 +41 47 £46,377 -24.28% 3
London +18 15 £59,500 -
Edinburgh - 14 £45,000 -
Scotland - 14 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 -
South East +22 9 £45,000 +34.32%
West Midlands -14 7 £48,000 +10.98% 1
South West -2 5 £46,377 +54.58%
Kent - 5 £42,000 -
City of London +21 4 £61,500 -
Swindon +14 4 £46,377 +54.58%
Wiltshire +5 4 £46,377 +54.58%
West Yorkshire - 4 £38,750 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Skipton - 3 £42,500 -
Birmingham +5 2 £48,000 +9.09% 1
West Sussex -7 2 £47,750 +42.53%
Middlesex - 2 £66,250 -
Leicestershire +4 1 £28,785 -53.94% 1
Leicester 0 1 £28,785 -53.94% 1
Crawley -10 1 £40,000 +19.40%
East Midlands -12 1 £28,785 -53.94% 1
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Leeds - 1 £41,362 -
Cheltenham - 1 £75,000 -
Chichester - 1 £55,500 -
Coventry - 1 £55,000 -
West Malling - 1 £41,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £75,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £50,000 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 89 (81.65%) CISSP
2 85 (77.98%) Information Security
3 67 (61.47%) CISM
4 66 (60.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (49.54%) Finance
6 48 (44.04%) PCI DSS
7 45 (41.28%) CISA
8 29 (26.61%) Degree
9 23 (21.10%) Risk Management
9 23 (21.10%) Banking
9 23 (21.10%) Security Testing
10 21 (19.27%) SQL
11 20 (18.35%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (17.43%) Management Information System
13 16 (14.68%) Windows
13 16 (14.68%) Risk Assessment
13 16 (14.68%) Security Management
14 14 (12.84%) Firewall
15 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (11.93%) Cyber Security
16 12 (11.01%) Data Protection
16 12 (11.01%) ITIL
17 11 (10.09%) UNIX
17 11 (10.09%) CEH
18 10 (9.17%) Cisco
18 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
18 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
18 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
20 8 (7.34%) CESG

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) Network Security
2 5 (4.59%) DHCP
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
2 5 (4.59%) DNS
2 5 (4.59%) Intranet
3 4 (3.67%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) Wireless
5 2 (1.83%) VoIP
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) SNMP
6 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) DB2
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) AppScan
1 2 (1.83%) Paros
General
1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 23 (21.10%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.67%) Publishing
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Analyst
1 26 (23.85%) Security Analyst
2 20 (18.35%) Security Manager
3 19 (17.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) Information Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) Security Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) Security Specialist
6 12 (11.01%) Consultant
7 11 (10.09%) IT Security Manager
7 11 (10.09%) Senior Security Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) IT Security Specialist
9 9 (8.26%) Security Consultant
10 8 (7.34%) Information Manager
10 8 (7.34%) Database Engineer
10 8 (7.34%) Senior Database Engineer
10 8 (7.34%) Security Officer
11 7 (6.42%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (6.42%) Information Security Officer
11 7 (6.42%) Security Administrator
11 7 (6.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.34%) CESG
4 7 (6.42%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (6.42%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.75%) RMADS
6 3 (2.75%) Economics
7 2 (1.83%) EMV
7 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) GIS
8 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) UNIX
3 7 (6.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (77.98%) Information Security
2 23 (21.10%) Security Testing
2 23 (21.10%) Risk Management
3 20 (18.35%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (14.68%) Security Management
4 16 (14.68%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (11.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (11.93%) Cyber Security
6 12 (11.01%) Data Protection
6 12 (11.01%) ITIL
7 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.34%) Database Security
9 7 (6.42%) Computer Security
9 7 (6.42%) Information Management
10 6 (5.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (5.50%) Information Security Management
10 6 (5.50%) Benchmarking
11 5 (4.59%) Project Management
11 5 (4.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 3 (2.75%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) C
3 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (81.65%) CISSP
2 67 (61.47%) CISM
3 45 (41.28%) CISA
4 29 (26.61%) Degree
5 11 (10.09%) CEH
6 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.50%) CSSLP
7 5 (4.59%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.75%) Postgraduate
9 3 (2.75%) APMP
10 2 (1.83%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.83%) MCSE
10 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.92%) CITP
11 1 (0.92%) GIAC
11 1 (0.92%) GCIH
11 1 (0.92%) MBCS
11 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (60.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (44.04%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.67%) SLA
4 2 (1.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.92%) QA
5 1 (0.92%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Cisco
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) McAfee
3 7 (6.42%) Sophos
3 7 (6.42%) Websense
3 7 (6.42%) Symantec
4 6 (5.50%) Qualys
5 5 (4.59%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.59%) Juniper
5 5 (4.59%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) Dell
6 1 (0.92%) IronPort
6 1 (0.92%) VMware
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