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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 786 903 928
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +25
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 100 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 77 23 42
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +49.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £115,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £55,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +39.24%

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
23716 29090 31602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.84% 27.36% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18732 23035 25333
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CISMP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +119 97 £42,500 -26.08% 4
London +82 24 £65,000 -45.83%
West Midlands -2 24 £35,000 -27.08%
Yorkshire +34 20 £33,750 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +40 17 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Leeds +31 16 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham 0 16 £40,000 -16.66%
North West -13 13 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -10 12 £41,250 - 1
South West +17 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £60,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 8 £60,000 - 1
Lichfield - 6 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
South East +56 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Berkshire +49 3 £55,000 -40.54% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Skipton - 3 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £32,500 -
Reading +27 1 £44,000 -20.00%
City of London +26 1 £82,500 +34.14%
Wiltshire +16 1 £62,500 -
Swindon +13 1 £62,500 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Keighley - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,250 -
Durham - 1 £45,000 -
Newport - 1 £37,250 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing CISMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CISMP.

1 167 (95.98%) CISSP
2 132 (75.86%) Information Security
3 122 (70.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 83 (47.70%) PCI DSS
5 81 (46.55%) CISM
6 60 (34.48%) CISA
7 51 (29.31%) CEH
8 48 (27.59%) Management Information System
9 46 (26.44%) Security Management
9 46 (26.44%) Data Protection
10 43 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (24.14%) Information Security Management
12 41 (23.56%) Security Architecture
13 37 (21.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 37 (21.26%) Data Protection Act
14 35 (20.11%) Firewall
14 35 (20.11%) Risk Management
15 34 (19.54%) Security Operations
16 33 (18.97%) COBIT
17 28 (16.09%) ISMS
18 27 (15.52%) Degree
19 26 (14.94%) SIEM
19 26 (14.94%) Risk Assessment
20 25 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (13.79%) Finance
21 24 (13.79%) SSCP
21 24 (13.79%) ITIL
21 24 (13.79%) Network Security
21 24 (13.79%) ISO27002
22 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.57%) MS Office
1 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (8.05%) Sentinel
2 6 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.05%) Office 365
2 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.11%) Firewall
2 24 (13.79%) Network Security
3 7 (4.02%) VPN
4 5 (2.87%) Internet
5 3 (1.72%) DNS
6 2 (1.15%) VLAN
6 2 (1.15%) VoIP
6 2 (1.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.57%) LAN
7 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
General
1 24 (13.79%) Finance
2 18 (10.34%) Games
3 9 (5.17%) Legal
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
5 6 (3.45%) Electronics
5 6 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) French Language
6 2 (1.15%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.15%) Retail
6 2 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (35.06%) Analyst
1 61 (35.06%) Security Analyst
2 30 (17.24%) Security Manager
3 26 (14.94%) Consultant
4 25 (14.37%) Information Analyst
4 25 (14.37%) Information Security Analyst
5 19 (10.92%) Information Manager
6 18 (10.34%) Compliance Consultant
7 15 (8.62%) Information Officer
7 15 (8.62%) Risk Consultant
8 14 (8.05%) Operations Analyst
8 14 (8.05%) Security Operations Analyst
9 13 (7.47%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (6.32%) Governance Analyst
10 11 (6.32%) Information Governance Analyst
10 11 (6.32%) Project Analyst
10 11 (6.32%) Project Governance Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) IT Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) IT Security Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.87%) RESTful
1 5 (2.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 37 (21.26%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.17%) CESG
6 5 (2.87%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) SCADA
10 1 (0.57%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.47%) Windows
2 8 (4.60%) Unix
3 3 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (75.86%) Information Security
2 46 (26.44%) Data Protection
2 46 (26.44%) Security Management
3 43 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (24.14%) Information Security Management
5 41 (23.56%) Security Architecture
6 37 (21.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 35 (20.11%) Risk Management
8 34 (19.54%) Security Operations
9 28 (16.09%) ISMS
10 26 (14.94%) Risk Assessment
10 26 (14.94%) SIEM
11 25 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (13.79%) ITIL
13 23 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (11.49%) Information Governance
14 20 (11.49%) Information Security Governance
14 20 (11.49%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (10.92%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (0.57%) Perl
3 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 167 (95.98%) CISSP
2 81 (46.55%) CISM
3 60 (34.48%) CISA
4 51 (29.31%) CEH
5 27 (15.52%) Degree
6 24 (13.79%) SSCP
7 23 (13.22%) CRISC
7 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
7 23 (13.22%) Security Cleared
8 22 (12.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 19 (10.92%) CCNA
9 19 (10.92%) CCNP
9 19 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (8.05%) CCSA
10 14 (8.05%) CompTIA Security+
10 14 (8.05%) Security+ Certification
11 13 (7.47%) MCSE
11 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (5.17%) PCI QSA
13 6 (3.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (70.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (47.70%) PCI DSS
3 33 (18.97%) COBIT
4 24 (13.79%) ISO27002
5 16 (9.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 15 (8.62%) RMADS
7 14 (8.05%) GPG13
8 7 (4.02%) SLA
9 3 (1.72%) ISO22301
9 3 (1.72%) QA
10 1 (0.57%) BS25999
10 1 (0.57%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.57%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Snort
1 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) QRadar
2 3 (1.72%) Nessus
2 3 (1.72%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (10.34%) Cisco
2 14 (8.05%) ServiceNow
3 12 (6.90%) Qualys
4 8 (4.60%) Oracle
5 6 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.45%) SAP
5 6 (3.45%) Splunk
6 5 (2.87%) LogRhythm
6 5 (2.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.30%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.30%) HP
7 4 (2.30%) IBM
7 4 (2.30%) LogLogic
8 3 (1.72%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.72%) Juniper
8 3 (1.72%) VMware
9 1 (0.57%) Cadence
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Saba
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago