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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 846 908 947
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +39
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 81 76 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.069% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 23
Median salary £63,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%

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
26046 30087 31705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.58% 27.33% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21052 23940 24845
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

CISMP Salary Histogram in the UK

CISMP
Top 29 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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +45 80 £63,000 +40.00% 8
London +64 42 £68,750 +11.78% 3
West Midlands +1 12 £39,500 -17.70%
South West +18 9 £33,000 -28.84% 2
Staffordshire - 7 £37,000 -
South East +9 5 £85,000 +95.40%
Yorkshire +9 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Bristol - 5 £31,500 -
Gloucestershire -3 4 £80,000 +23.07% 2
North Yorkshire +14 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Skipton 0 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Birmingham -13 3 £80,000 +138.80%
Manchester - 3 £27,500 -
Cannock - 3 £35,000 -
North West - 3 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire +21 2 £47,000 +4.44%
Cheltenham -10 2 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Gloucester - 2 £80,000 -
Guildford - 2 £80,000 -
Leeds - 2 £47,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £85,000 -
Slough - 2 £85,000 -
Surrey - 2 £80,000 -
East of England +33 1 £67,500 -
Kent +11 1 £90,000 +114.28%
Scotland -11 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £67,500 -
Lichfield - 1 £35,000 -

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 179 (92.27%) CISSP
2 156 (80.41%) Information Security
3 111 (57.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (47.42%) CISM
5 82 (42.27%) CISA
6 56 (28.87%) PCI DSS
7 53 (27.32%) Finance
8 52 (26.80%) Cybersecurity
9 45 (23.20%) Degree
10 37 (19.07%) Risk Management
11 33 (17.01%) Management Information System
11 33 (17.01%) COBIT
11 33 (17.01%) Data Protection
12 31 (15.98%) Risk Assessment
13 30 (15.46%) ITIL
14 29 (14.95%) Security Architecture
14 29 (14.95%) CEH
15 28 (14.43%) Windows
15 28 (14.43%) Security Management
16 27 (13.92%) Data Protection Act
16 27 (13.92%) SIEM
17 26 (13.40%) Internet
18 25 (12.89%) Banking
18 25 (12.89%) Information Security Governance
19 23 (11.86%) Information Governance
20 19 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (9.79%) Games
20 19 (9.79%) CESG Certified Professional
20 19 (9.79%) IT Audit
21 18 (9.28%) Security Operations

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.58%) IIS
2 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.40%) Internet
2 18 (9.28%) Firewall
3 15 (7.73%) Intranet
4 6 (3.09%) VPN
5 5 (2.58%) Network Security
6 3 (1.55%) DNS
6 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.55%) VLAN
7 2 (1.03%) VoIP
7 2 (1.03%) Wireless
7 2 (1.03%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.03%) AppScan
2 2 (1.03%) Paros
General
1 53 (27.32%) Finance
2 25 (12.89%) Banking
3 19 (9.79%) Games
4 10 (5.15%) Electronics
4 10 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.15%) Marketing
4 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.09%) Advertising
6 6 (3.09%) Legal
7 5 (2.58%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (33.51%) Analyst
2 64 (32.99%) Security Analyst
3 43 (22.16%) Information Analyst
3 43 (22.16%) Information Security Analyst
4 38 (19.59%) Security Manager
5 23 (11.86%) Consultant
6 19 (9.79%) Risk Manager
7 18 (9.28%) Information Officer
8 17 (8.76%) IT Manager
8 17 (8.76%) IT Security Manager
9 15 (7.73%) Governance Analyst
9 15 (7.73%) Information Governance Analyst
9 15 (7.73%) Project Analyst
9 15 (7.73%) Project Governance Analyst
10 13 (6.70%) Architect
10 13 (6.70%) Information Manager
10 13 (6.70%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (6.70%) Security Architect
10 13 (6.70%) Security Consultant
11 12 (6.19%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.58%) RESTful
1 5 (2.58%) SOAP
2 2 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.01%) Management Information System
2 27 (13.92%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (8.25%) CESG
4 15 (7.73%) SWIFT
5 11 (5.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.12%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.58%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (2.06%) PKI
10 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.55%) Fintech
11 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.43%) Windows
2 17 (8.76%) Linux
3 10 (5.15%) Unix
4 2 (1.03%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (80.41%) Information Security
2 52 (26.80%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (19.07%) Risk Management
4 33 (17.01%) Data Protection
5 31 (15.98%) Risk Assessment
6 30 (15.46%) ITIL
7 29 (14.95%) Security Architecture
8 28 (14.43%) Security Management
9 27 (13.92%) SIEM
10 25 (12.89%) Information Security Governance
11 23 (11.86%) Information Governance
12 19 (9.79%) IT Audit
12 19 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.28%) Security Operations
14 17 (8.76%) Project Management
15 15 (7.73%) Information Security Management
16 14 (7.22%) Business Development
17 12 (6.19%) Presales
18 11 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (5.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.70%) SQL
2 4 (2.06%) Java
3 2 (1.03%) C
3 2 (1.03%) Python
4 1 (0.52%) Perl
4 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 179 (92.27%) CISSP
2 92 (47.42%) CISM
3 82 (42.27%) CISA
4 45 (23.20%) Degree
5 29 (14.95%) CEH
6 19 (9.79%) CESG Certified Professional
7 18 (9.28%) PCI QSA
8 10 (5.15%) CCNA
8 10 (5.15%) CCNP
8 10 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (5.15%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.15%) SSCP
9 9 (4.64%) CCSA
9 9 (4.64%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (4.64%) Security+ Certification
10 8 (4.12%) ECSA
11 7 (3.61%) CLAS
11 7 (3.61%) SC Cleared
12 6 (3.09%) CRISC
13 5 (2.58%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (57.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (28.87%) PCI DSS
3 33 (17.01%) COBIT
4 18 (9.28%) ISO27002
5 8 (4.12%) ISO 9001
6 5 (2.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (2.58%) ISO22301
6 5 (2.58%) SLA
7 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.03%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (1.03%) RMADS
9 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) Snort
2 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) RSA Archer
2 5 (2.58%) Nessus
3 4 (2.06%) QRadar
4 2 (1.03%) HP Fortify
4 2 (1.03%) Nmap
4 2 (1.03%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (7.73%) Cisco
1 15 (7.73%) Splunk
2 14 (7.22%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.15%) Oracle
3 10 (5.15%) SAP
4 8 (4.12%) Fortinet
4 8 (4.12%) Juniper
5 7 (3.61%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.06%) Qualys
6 4 (2.06%) VMware
7 3 (1.55%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.03%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, PMI, pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
England
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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