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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 839 885 874
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 51 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.15% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 26
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,094 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%

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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 41 £50,000 -9.09% 5
London +37 17 £50,000 -25.92%
Edinburgh - 9 £50,000 -
Scotland - 9 £50,000 -
South East +16 7 £55,500 +30.58%
East of England - 6 £50,000 -
North West +18 5 £61,215 +82.73% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +36 4 £47,500 -9.52%
West Midlands -28 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 4 £61,215 -
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £61,215 -
Chichester - 3 £55,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
South West - 2 £47,500 - 1
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Manchester +8 1 £55,000 +103.70% 1
Cardiff -7 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Wales -7 1 £32,500 -40.90%
South Wales -11 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 - 1

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (85.06%) CISSP
2 61 (70.11%) Information Security
3 47 (54.02%) Finance
3 47 (54.02%) CISM
4 39 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (24.14%) CEH
5 21 (24.14%) Risk Management
6 20 (22.99%) Degree
6 20 (22.99%) Cyber Security
7 19 (21.84%) PCI DSS
7 19 (21.84%) Cisco
8 18 (20.69%) Linux
8 18 (20.69%) Juniper
8 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
8 18 (20.69%) Banking
9 17 (19.54%) Windows
10 16 (18.39%) Fortinet
11 15 (17.24%) Management Information System
11 15 (17.24%) CISA
11 15 (17.24%) SQL
11 15 (17.24%) ITIL
12 14 (16.09%) Firewall
12 14 (16.09%) Data Protection
13 13 (14.94%) Internet
14 12 (13.79%) Security Management
15 11 (12.64%) Information Security Management
15 11 (12.64%) ISMS
15 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
15 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
16 8 (9.20%) Business Continuity

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) Firewall
2 13 (14.94%) Internet
3 8 (9.20%) Intranet
4 4 (4.60%) Network Security
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 18 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Publishing
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Security Manager
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Security Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Information Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (17.24%) Consultant
5 11 (12.64%) Security Specialist
6 10 (11.49%) Security Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Information Manager
7 8 (9.20%) Information Security Specialist
7 8 (9.20%) Information Specialist
7 8 (9.20%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (8.05%) IT Security Manager
8 7 (8.05%) Security Consultant
9 6 (6.90%) Security Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Information Security Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Administrator
10 4 (4.60%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) IT Security Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.05%) CESG
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.60%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.30%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.30%) EMV
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) iSeries
6 1 (1.15%) Open Source
6 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 17 (19.54%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Information Security
2 21 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 20 (22.99%) Cyber Security
4 15 (17.24%) ITIL
5 14 (16.09%) Data Protection
6 12 (13.79%) Security Management
7 11 (12.64%) Information Security Management
7 11 (12.64%) ISMS
8 8 (9.20%) Business Continuity
9 7 (8.05%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (6.90%) Project Management
10 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.90%) Security Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.75%) Security Architecture
12 4 (4.60%) Information Assurance
12 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.60%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (4.60%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.15%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (85.06%) CISSP
2 47 (54.02%) CISM
3 21 (24.14%) CEH
4 20 (22.99%) Degree
5 15 (17.24%) CISA
6 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.60%) CITP
8 4 (4.60%) MBCS
9 3 (3.45%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.30%) QiCA
10 2 (2.30%) CRISC
11 1 (1.15%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (21.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.75%) COBIT
4 4 (4.60%) SLA
4 4 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Snort
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Cisco
2 18 (20.69%) Juniper
2 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
3 16 (18.39%) Fortinet
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.30%) IronPort
6 2 (2.30%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec
7 1 (1.15%) Sophos
7 1 (1.15%) Websense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago