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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 840 928 945
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 116 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.046% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 102 39 43
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,215 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%

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
28135 30622 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.22% 27.58% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22653 23934 26174
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 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 +66 102 £60,000 +20.00% 11
London +51 60 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Yorkshire +27 15 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Leeds - 13 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -14 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +35 8 £52,500 -5.40%
South West +4 7 £60,500 +27.36% 1
City of London +51 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Birmingham -12 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Gloucestershire +12 5 £60,500 +15.23% 1
Scotland -9 5 £44,750 -10.50% 1
Berkshire +10 4 £52,500 -
Cheltenham 0 4 £60,250 +14.76% 1
Bracknell - 4 £52,500 -
Edinburgh +4 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridge +16 2 £60,000 -
South Wales +9 2 £22,500 -30.76%
Skipton +8 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Wales +8 2 £22,500 -30.76%
East of England +4 2 £60,000 +20.00%
North Yorkshire +3 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cardiff +1 2 £22,500 -30.76%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £44,750 - 1
Bristol - 2 £50,250 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
Worcester - 2 £41,500 -
Camberley - 2 £52,500 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 201 (90.54%) CISSP
2 200 (90.09%) Information Security
3 155 (69.82%) CISM
4 124 (55.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (35.59%) Finance
6 69 (31.08%) PCI DSS
7 64 (28.83%) Degree
8 61 (27.48%) CISA
9 49 (22.07%) Cybersecurity
10 47 (21.17%) Banking
10 47 (21.17%) Internet
11 41 (18.47%) Management Information System
11 41 (18.47%) IT Audit
12 39 (17.57%) Risk Management
13 37 (16.67%) Security Management
13 37 (16.67%) Intranet
13 37 (16.67%) SWIFT
14 33 (14.86%) Risk Assessment
15 29 (13.06%) ITIL
16 28 (12.61%) Windows
16 28 (12.61%) Security Operations
17 25 (11.26%) CESG
18 24 (10.81%) Information Security Management
18 24 (10.81%) Security Cleared
19 22 (9.91%) ISMS
19 22 (9.91%) Security Architecture
19 22 (9.91%) CLAS
19 22 (9.91%) Project Management
20 20 (9.01%) COBIT
21 19 (8.56%) SIEM

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (3.15%) IIS
2 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.17%) Internet
2 37 (16.67%) Intranet
3 14 (6.31%) Firewall
4 5 (2.25%) Network Security
5 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.90%) VoIP
5 2 (0.90%) VPN
5 2 (0.90%) Wireless
5 2 (0.90%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) AppScan
1 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.90%) Paros
General
1 79 (35.59%) Finance
2 47 (21.17%) Banking
3 9 (4.05%) Advertising
4 8 (3.60%) Legal
5 7 (3.15%) Retail
6 6 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.35%) Electronics
8 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.35%) Marketing
9 2 (0.90%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (33.33%) Analyst
2 73 (32.88%) Security Analyst
3 58 (26.13%) Information Analyst
3 58 (26.13%) Information Security Analyst
3 58 (26.13%) Security Manager
4 32 (14.41%) Security Officer
5 31 (13.96%) Information Security Officer
6 28 (12.61%) Information Officer
7 27 (12.16%) Banking Analyst
8 25 (11.26%) Consultant
8 25 (11.26%) Information Security Manager
9 24 (10.81%) Information Manager
10 19 (8.56%) IT Manager
10 19 (8.56%) IT Security Manager
10 19 (8.56%) Security Consultant
11 18 (8.11%) Administrator
11 18 (8.11%) Security Administrator
12 13 (5.86%) Information Security Administrator
13 12 (5.41%) Graduate
13 12 (5.41%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.47%) Management Information System
2 37 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 25 (11.26%) CESG
4 17 (7.66%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.60%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (3.60%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.15%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.35%) PKI
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) Fintech
10 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.61%) Windows
2 12 (5.41%) Linux
3 9 (4.05%) Unix
4 2 (0.90%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (90.09%) Information Security
2 49 (22.07%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (18.47%) IT Audit
4 39 (17.57%) Risk Management
5 37 (16.67%) Security Management
6 33 (14.86%) Risk Assessment
7 29 (13.06%) ITIL
8 28 (12.61%) Security Operations
9 24 (10.81%) Information Security Management
10 22 (9.91%) ISMS
10 22 (9.91%) Project Management
10 22 (9.91%) Security Architecture
11 19 (8.56%) SIEM
12 16 (7.21%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (6.76%) Data Protection
13 15 (6.76%) Service Design
13 15 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (4.95%) Business Development
15 11 (4.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 201 (90.54%) CISSP
2 155 (69.82%) CISM
3 64 (28.83%) Degree
4 61 (27.48%) CISA
5 24 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 22 (9.91%) CLAS
7 19 (8.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 17 (7.66%) CEH
9 16 (7.21%) SC Cleared
10 15 (6.76%) PCI QSA
11 8 (3.60%) ECSA
12 7 (3.15%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (3.15%) IISP
12 7 (3.15%) ISACA
12 7 (3.15%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (2.25%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.80%) EC-Council LPT
14 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.35%) CRISC
16 2 (0.90%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (55.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (31.08%) PCI DSS
3 20 (9.01%) COBIT
4 18 (8.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (3.60%) ISO 9001
5 8 (3.60%) ISO27002
6 5 (2.25%) SLA
7 4 (1.80%) ISO22301
8 3 (1.35%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (1.35%) RMADS
9 2 (0.90%) QA
10 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.25%) Snort
3 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.80%) QRadar
2 3 (1.35%) Nessus
3 2 (0.90%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.90%) Nmap
3 2 (0.90%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.90%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (5.86%) Splunk
1 13 (5.86%) VMware
2 9 (4.05%) CheckPoint
2 9 (4.05%) Oracle
3 8 (3.60%) Cisco
3 8 (3.60%) Fortinet
3 8 (3.60%) Juniper
4 5 (2.25%) IBM
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.35%) SAP
6 2 (0.90%) AlienVault
6 2 (0.90%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.45%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.45%) Qualys
7 1 (0.45%) Sophos
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago