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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 859 866 866
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 37 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.014% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 29
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
30465 28654 33810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.84% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 23376 28477
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -12 37 £38,000 -5.00% 1
London - 15 £38,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £40,000 -
North East - 8 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands -4 4 £62,500 +38.88%
South East -8 4 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Leicester - 4 £62,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £62,500 -
Cambridge +2 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - -
East of England -14 3 - -
Surrey -10 2 £37,500 -6.25%
West Sussex - 2 £33,500 - 1
Crawley - 2 £33,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
Walsall - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 1 £30,000 -
Swindon - 1 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 -
City of London - 1 - -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 65 (83.33%) CISSP
2 53 (67.95%) Information Security
3 44 (56.41%) PCI DSS
4 32 (41.03%) CISM
5 30 (38.46%) CEH
6 27 (34.62%) Firewall
6 27 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (32.05%) Degree
8 24 (30.77%) VoIP
8 24 (30.77%) Wireless
8 24 (30.77%) GPEN
8 24 (30.77%) OSCP
9 23 (29.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 23 (29.49%) Security Testing
10 21 (26.92%) C
10 21 (26.92%) Java
10 21 (26.92%) VPN
11 20 (25.64%) Internet
11 20 (25.64%) Banking
11 20 (25.64%) Open Source
12 19 (24.36%) Management Information System
12 19 (24.36%) Finance
12 19 (24.36%) Information Management
13 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (20.51%) PHP
14 16 (20.51%) .NET
14 16 (20.51%) GIAC
14 16 (20.51%) Objective-C
14 16 (20.51%) Ethical Hacking
15 15 (19.23%) Cryptography

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Firewall
2 24 (30.77%) Wireless
2 24 (30.77%) VoIP
3 21 (26.92%) VPN
4 20 (25.64%) Internet
5 14 (17.95%) Intranet
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
6 5 (6.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.56%) SAN
7 2 (2.56%) OSPF
7 2 (2.56%) BGP
7 2 (2.56%) TACACS
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.56%) Network Security
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.56%) Junos
8 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) AppScan
General
1 20 (25.64%) Banking
2 19 (24.36%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 6 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Analyst
1 34 (43.59%) Security Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Information Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Information Security Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Tester
4 14 (17.95%) Penetration Tester
4 14 (17.95%) Security Tester
5 11 (14.10%) Security Officer
5 11 (14.10%) Information Security Officer
6 9 (11.54%) Graduate
6 9 (11.54%) Security Manager
7 8 (10.26%) Security Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Information Security Administrator
8 7 (8.97%) Administrator
8 7 (8.97%) Security Administrator
9 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Consultant
10 5 (6.41%) IT Security Manager
11 4 (5.13%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Open Source
2 19 (24.36%) Management Information System
3 15 (19.23%) Cryptography
4 14 (17.95%) SWIFT
5 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
6 8 (10.26%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (5.13%) AS400
8 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.56%) PKI
9 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Solaris
3 5 (6.41%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) AIX
3 5 (6.41%) HPUX
3 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) OS/390
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Information Security
2 27 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (29.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (29.49%) Security Testing
4 19 (24.36%) Information Management
5 16 (20.51%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (12.82%) Security Management
7 9 (11.54%) Information Assurance
8 8 (10.26%) ITIL
8 8 (10.26%) Information Security Management
9 6 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
10 5 (6.41%) Project Management
10 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.41%) Line Management
11 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.13%) Data Security
11 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
12 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
12 3 (3.85%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) C
1 21 (26.92%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) PHP
2 16 (20.51%) Objective-C
3 6 (7.69%) Python
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) C++
5 4 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (83.33%) CISSP
2 32 (41.03%) CISM
3 30 (38.46%) CEH
4 25 (32.05%) Degree
5 24 (30.77%) GPEN
5 24 (30.77%) OSCP
6 16 (20.51%) GIAC
7 10 (12.82%) CISA
8 8 (10.26%) PhD
8 8 (10.26%) GCIH
8 8 (10.26%) OSCE
8 8 (10.26%) GWAPT
9 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.56%) CCSE
9 2 (2.56%) CCSA
9 2 (2.56%) CCNP
9 2 (2.56%) CCNA
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (56.41%) PCI DSS
2 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.13%) COBIT
4 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (2.56%) Citrix
3 2 (2.56%) Juniper
3 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco
3 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Qualys
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
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