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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 850 868 875
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 45 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.033% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 28
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +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
30031 31161 30625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23591 24788 24798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

CISMP Salary Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 28 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 31 March 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 -6 38 £53,750 -2.27% 5
London +18 15 £57,750 -19.51% 3
City of London +12 6 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South East +8 6 £56,500 +32.94%
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 -
East of England - 6 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £50,000 -
North West +13 5 £61,215 +82.73% 1
South West - 5 £52,500 - 1
Warrington - 4 £61,215 -
Watford - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £61,215 -
Reading - 4 - -
West Midlands -18 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £52,500 - 1
Chichester - 2 £56,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £56,500 -
Manchester -5 1 £55,000 +103.70% 1
Cardiff -6 1 £32,500 -40.90%
South Wales -10 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Wales -14 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Swindon - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 70 (88.61%) CISSP
2 59 (74.68%) Information Security
3 41 (51.90%) Finance
4 39 (49.37%) CISM
5 32 (40.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (25.32%) Risk Management
7 19 (24.05%) Linux
7 19 (24.05%) Windows
7 19 (24.05%) CEH
8 17 (21.52%) Degree
8 17 (21.52%) Cisco
9 16 (20.25%) Juniper
9 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
9 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
9 16 (20.25%) Banking
10 15 (18.99%) Data Protection
10 15 (18.99%) Cyber Security
11 14 (17.72%) PCI DSS
11 14 (17.72%) Fortinet
11 14 (17.72%) Firewall
12 13 (16.46%) SQL
13 12 (15.19%) ITIL
13 12 (15.19%) Security Management
14 11 (13.92%) Information Security Management
14 11 (13.92%) ISMS
14 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
14 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
15 10 (12.66%) CISA
15 10 (12.66%) Internet
16 7 (8.86%) CESG

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
2 10 (12.66%) Internet
3 5 (6.33%) Intranet
4 4 (5.06%) Network Security
General
1 41 (51.90%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Security Manager
2 19 (24.05%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Security Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Information Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Consultant
5 11 (13.92%) Security Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Security Specialist
7 9 (11.39%) Information Manager
8 8 (10.13%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (8.86%) Information Security Specialist
9 7 (8.86%) Information Specialist
10 6 (7.59%) Information Security Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Security Consultant
11 5 (6.33%) IT Security Manager
12 3 (3.80%) IT Security Analyst
12 3 (3.80%) IT Security Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) IT Consultant
12 3 (3.80%) IT Security Consultant
12 3 (3.80%) Compliance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.86%) CESG
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.06%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (5.06%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.53%) EMV
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.27%) GIS
6 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) AIX
3 4 (5.06%) Solaris
4 2 (2.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (74.68%) Information Security
2 20 (25.32%) Risk Management
3 15 (18.99%) Data Protection
3 15 (18.99%) Cyber Security
4 12 (15.19%) Security Management
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) Information Security Management
5 11 (13.92%) ISMS
6 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.06%) Business Development
9 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Change Management
9 4 (5.06%) Project Management
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.80%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) VB
2 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (88.61%) CISSP
2 39 (49.37%) CISM
3 19 (24.05%) CEH
4 17 (21.52%) Degree
5 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.66%) CISA
7 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.06%) CITP
8 4 (5.06%) MBCS
9 3 (3.80%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.53%) PhD
11 1 (1.27%) CRISC
11 1 (1.27%) QiCA
11 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.72%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.06%) COBIT
5 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Snort
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Cisco
2 16 (20.25%) Juniper
2 16 (20.25%) CheckPoint
3 14 (17.72%) Fortinet
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.53%) IronPort
6 2 (2.53%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Sophos
7 1 (1.27%) Websense
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