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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 826 876 866
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 47 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.13% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 15
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +69.23%

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
28900 32278 30185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.30% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22727 25844 24351
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +50 42 £45,000 -18.18% 2
London +64 16 £55,500 -17.77% 1
Yorkshire - 16 £43,750 -
North Yorkshire - 12 £42,500 -
Skipton - 8 £42,500 -
West Midlands -6 5 £33,500 -22.54%
Scotland - 5 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £33,500 -
South East +14 4 £55,500 +30.58%
West Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Bradford - 4 £45,000 -
Chichester - 3 £55,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,500 -
Ealing - 3 £55,500 -
East of England - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
City of London +39 1 - -
Manchester +21 1 £55,000 +103.70%
North West +13 1 £55,000 +64.17%
South West -11 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Reading - 1 - -
Scarborough - 1 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Watford - 1 £52,500 -
York - 1 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (85.39%) CISSP
2 63 (70.79%) Information Security
3 61 (68.54%) CISM
4 51 (57.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (50.56%) Finance
6 33 (37.08%) PCI DSS
7 32 (35.96%) CISA
8 23 (25.84%) Cyber Security
9 22 (24.72%) Degree
10 20 (22.47%) CEH
11 19 (21.35%) Banking
12 16 (17.98%) ITIL
13 15 (16.85%) Linux
13 15 (16.85%) Management Information System
14 14 (15.73%) Juniper
14 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
14 14 (15.73%) Data Protection
15 13 (14.61%) Cisco
15 13 (14.61%) Windows
15 13 (14.61%) SQL
15 13 (14.61%) Security Management
16 12 (13.48%) Information Security Management
16 12 (13.48%) Security Testing
16 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
16 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
16 12 (13.48%) Fortinet
17 11 (12.36%) Firewall
17 11 (12.36%) Risk Management
18 10 (11.24%) Internet
19 9 (10.11%) Project Management

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 10 (11.24%) Internet
3 8 (8.99%) Intranet
4 4 (4.49%) Network Security
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) DNS
General
1 45 (50.56%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Publishing
4 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Security Manager
2 14 (15.73%) Consultant
2 14 (15.73%) Information Manager
3 13 (14.61%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Information Security Manager
4 12 (13.48%) IT Security Manager
5 11 (12.36%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Information Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Security Consultant
6 8 (8.99%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Information Security Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) Security Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) Cyber Security Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (3.37%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.87%) CESG
4 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.49%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.37%) Economics
7 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.25%) EMV
7 2 (2.25%) GIS
7 2 (2.25%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.12%) iSeries
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.79%) Information Security
2 23 (25.84%) Cyber Security
3 16 (17.98%) ITIL
4 14 (15.73%) Data Protection
5 13 (14.61%) Security Management
6 12 (13.48%) Information Security Management
6 12 (13.48%) Security Testing
7 11 (12.36%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.11%) Project Management
9 8 (8.99%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (6.74%) ISMS
12 5 (5.62%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (5.62%) Benchmarking
12 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.62%) Security Architecture
13 4 (4.49%) Information Assurance
13 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
13 4 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) C
3 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (85.39%) CISSP
2 61 (68.54%) CISM
3 32 (35.96%) CISA
4 22 (24.72%) Degree
5 20 (22.47%) CEH
6 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
6 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.49%) MBCS
8 4 (4.49%) CITP
9 3 (3.37%) PCI QSA
9 3 (3.37%) Postgraduate
9 3 (3.37%) APMP
10 2 (2.25%) CRISC
10 2 (2.25%) QiCA
11 1 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.12%) GIAC
11 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (57.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (37.08%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.62%) COBIT
4 4 (4.49%) SLA
4 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (1.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Snort
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Juniper
1 14 (15.73%) CheckPoint
2 13 (14.61%) Cisco
3 12 (13.48%) Fortinet
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.25%) Trustwave
6 2 (2.25%) IronPort
7 1 (1.12%) Websense
7 1 (1.12%) Symantec
7 1 (1.12%) Sophos
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