The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 869 851 913
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +62
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 48 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.029% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.10% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 9
Average salary £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,000 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

CISMP Salary Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 22 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 43 £55,000 +17.02% 3
East Midlands - 20 £60,000 - 2
Leicestershire - 16 £60,000 - 2
Leicester - 14 £60,000 - 1
London -53 10 £67,500 +8.00% 1
South East -12 6 £42,500 -9.57%
West Midlands +5 5 £55,000 -18.51%
South Wales - 5 £55,000 -
Wales - 5 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey -4 3 £42,500 -9.57%
North West - 3 £33,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
West Malling - 3 £45,000 -
Reigate - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
City of London -17 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Walsall - 2 £38,500 -
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £27,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £37,250 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (91.04%) CISSP
2 44 (65.67%) CEH
3 41 (61.19%) Penetration Testing
3 41 (61.19%) Firewall
4 40 (59.70%) PCI DSS
5 35 (52.24%) Security Testing
5 35 (52.24%) VoIP
5 35 (52.24%) Wireless
6 33 (49.25%) GPEN
6 33 (49.25%) OSCP
7 31 (46.27%) CISM
8 30 (44.78%) Information Security
8 30 (44.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 28 (41.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 27 (40.30%) Open Source
11 26 (38.81%) VPN
12 25 (37.31%) Information Management
13 20 (29.85%) Risk Management
13 20 (29.85%) CISA
14 19 (28.36%) Security Management
15 17 (25.37%) GCIH
15 17 (25.37%) OSCE
15 17 (25.37%) GWAPT
16 16 (23.88%) Ethical Hacking
16 16 (23.88%) GIAC
17 15 (22.39%) Objective-C
17 15 (22.39%) .NET
17 15 (22.39%) C
17 15 (22.39%) Java
17 15 (22.39%) PHP

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.97%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (61.19%) Firewall
2 35 (52.24%) VoIP
2 35 (52.24%) Wireless
3 26 (38.81%) VPN
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
4 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) AppScan
General
1 8 (11.94%) Advertising
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Tester
2 30 (44.78%) Penetration Tester
2 30 (44.78%) Security Tester
3 15 (22.39%) Security Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Security Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Information Security Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Information Assurance Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Security Officer
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (7.46%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Chief Security Officer
8 3 (4.48%) Chief Information Officer
8 3 (4.48%) Chief Information Security Officer
9 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Penetration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Open Source
2 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) AS400
4 3 (4.48%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.99%) CESG
5 2 (2.99%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) UNIX
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Solaris
2 4 (5.97%) OS/390
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (52.24%) Security Testing
3 30 (44.78%) Information Security
3 30 (44.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 25 (37.31%) Information Management
5 20 (29.85%) Risk Management
6 19 (28.36%) Security Management
7 16 (23.88%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (11.94%) ITIL
8 8 (11.94%) Information Security Management
8 8 (11.94%) Information Assurance
9 7 (10.45%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.97%) Data Security
10 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
11 3 (4.48%) Network Management
11 3 (4.48%) SIEM
11 3 (4.48%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) ISMS
11 3 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Objective-C
1 15 (22.39%) C
1 15 (22.39%) Java
1 15 (22.39%) PHP
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (91.04%) CISSP
2 44 (65.67%) CEH
3 33 (49.25%) GPEN
3 33 (49.25%) OSCP
4 31 (46.27%) CISM
5 20 (29.85%) CISA
6 17 (25.37%) GCIH
6 17 (25.37%) OSCE
6 17 (25.37%) GWAPT
7 16 (23.88%) GIAC
8 6 (8.96%) Degree
9 3 (4.48%) CGEIT
9 3 (4.48%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.49%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (59.70%) PCI DSS
2 28 (41.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.96%) COBIT
4 1 (1.49%) BS25999
4 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
2 3 (4.48%) Tufin
2 3 (4.48%) LogRhythm
2 3 (4.48%) Tripwire
2 3 (4.48%) Qualys
2 3 (4.48%) Websense
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £60,000 per annum basic + bonus (avg 15%) + share option + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago