Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 203 258
Rank change year-on-year -9 +55 +46
Permanent jobs citing CISM 186 158 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.32% 1.29% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 5.59% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 168 144 128
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £44,925
90th Percentile £112,375 £95,000 £96,500
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

CISM is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,935 2,827 3,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 20.79% 23.01% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 2,489 3,036
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,000 £87,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +2.80%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Central London

CISM
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in Central London.

Salary trend for CISM in Central London

CISM
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Central London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in Central London

CISM
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 169 £85,000 +25.93% 19
City of Westminster +9 2 £42,962 -
West End of London -21 2 £42,962 -25.28% 1
Southwark - 1 £62,500 -
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 185 (99.46%) CISSP
2 143 (76.88%) Information Security
3 94 (50.54%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (46.77%) CISA
5 66 (35.48%) Finance
6 63 (33.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 56 (30.11%) SIEM
8 52 (27.96%) Firewall
9 47 (25.27%) CRISC
10 45 (24.19%) Risk Management
10 45 (24.19%) GDPR
11 44 (23.66%) Windows
11 44 (23.66%) Penetration Testing
12 43 (23.12%) Linux
13 37 (19.89%) Legal
13 37 (19.89%) Data Loss Prevention
14 34 (18.28%) Security Architecture
15 33 (17.74%) Data Protection
16 31 (16.67%) Banking
17 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (16.13%) Data Privacy
18 29 (15.59%) TCP/IP
19 28 (15.05%) ITIL
19 28 (15.05%) Open Source
20 25 (13.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 23 (12.37%) Threat Intelligence
21 23 (12.37%) Threat Detection
22 22 (11.83%) Remediation Plan
22 22 (11.83%) GIAC
22 22 (11.83%) CEH

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (0.54%) IIS
1 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.96%) Firewall
2 29 (15.59%) TCP/IP
3 21 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (4.84%) Internet
5 7 (3.76%) LAN
5 7 (3.76%) Network Security
5 7 (3.76%) VoIP
5 7 (3.76%) WAN
6 4 (2.15%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.08%) SCCP
7 2 (1.08%) VPN
8 1 (0.54%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Metasploit
General
1 66 (35.48%) Finance
2 37 (19.89%) Legal
3 31 (16.67%) Banking
4 18 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.91%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.69%) Law
7 4 (2.15%) Games
8 3 (1.61%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Publishing
9 2 (1.08%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) Marketing
10 1 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (18.82%) Security Manager
2 32 (17.20%) Security Officer
3 31 (16.67%) Analyst
4 23 (12.37%) Security Analyst
5 19 (10.22%) Information Security Officer
6 16 (8.60%) IT Manager
7 15 (8.06%) Information Manager
7 15 (8.06%) Information Officer
8 14 (7.53%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (7.53%) Risk Manager
9 13 (6.99%) Consultant
9 13 (6.99%) IT Director
9 13 (6.99%) Security Engineer
10 12 (6.45%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) IT Risk Manager
11 11 (5.91%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 11 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.91%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.29%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.08%) Middleware
4 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.60%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.69%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.15%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.61%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Fintech
9 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.54%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.66%) Windows
2 43 (23.12%) Linux
3 13 (6.99%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.91%) Unix
5 7 (3.76%) AIX
5 7 (3.76%) CentOS
5 7 (3.76%) HPUX
5 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (76.88%) Information Security
2 94 (50.54%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (30.11%) SIEM
4 45 (24.19%) Risk Management
5 44 (23.66%) Penetration Testing
6 37 (19.89%) Data Loss Prevention
7 34 (18.28%) Security Architecture
8 33 (17.74%) Data Protection
9 30 (16.13%) Data Privacy
9 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (15.05%) ITIL
10 28 (15.05%) Open Source
11 25 (13.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 23 (12.37%) Threat Detection
12 23 (12.37%) Threat Intelligence
13 22 (11.83%) Remediation Plan
14 21 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (11.29%) Data Encryption
15 20 (10.75%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (8.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.61%) C
2 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 185 (99.46%) CISSP
2 87 (46.77%) CISA
3 47 (25.27%) CRISC
4 22 (11.83%) CEH
4 22 (11.83%) GIAC
5 20 (10.75%) Degree
6 16 (8.60%) SANS
7 13 (6.99%) CGEIT
8 6 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.69%) SSCP
10 3 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.61%) CCNA
10 3 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.61%) CISMP
10 3 (1.61%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.61%) MCSA
10 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.08%) CCNP
11 2 (1.08%) CCSP
11 2 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (33.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (24.19%) GDPR
3 21 (11.29%) MiFID
4 16 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 13 (6.99%) COBIT
6 12 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (5.38%) PCI DSS
8 5 (2.69%) ISO 9001
9 3 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.61%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.54%) FINRA
10 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (11.29%) Snort
2 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (11.29%) OSSEC
2 2 (1.08%) CASB
3 1 (0.54%) Nessus
3 1 (0.54%) QRadar
3 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (4.30%) Intel
2 7 (3.76%) Red Hat
2 7 (3.76%) Sun
3 6 (3.23%) Cisco
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.61%) Splunk
4 3 (1.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) McAfee
5 2 (1.08%) Qualys
6 1 (0.54%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.54%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.54%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.54%) Symantec