Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 254 183 243
Rank change year-on-year -71 +60 +37
Permanent jobs citing CISM 117 232 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.91% 1.66% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.54% 7.39% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 107 213 137
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +10.20%
10th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £99,050 £107,500 £95,000
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +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 2,576 3,139 2,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.98% 22.52% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,227 2,778 2,672
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -71 95 £76,250 +1.67% 3
West End of London +1 3 £60,000 +39.66%
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 111 (94.87%) CISSP
2 76 (64.96%) Information Security
3 65 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (48.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (41.03%) CISA
6 38 (32.48%) Risk Management
6 38 (32.48%) Finance
7 28 (23.93%) Degree
8 27 (23.08%) Security Operations
9 26 (22.22%) Security Architecture
10 25 (21.37%) Management Information System
11 18 (15.38%) Legal
11 18 (15.38%) CEH
11 18 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (15.38%) CRISC
12 17 (14.53%) PCI DSS
13 16 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (12.82%) Firewall
14 15 (12.82%) SIEM
14 15 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
15 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (11.97%) Banking
16 13 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
16 13 (11.11%) Project Management
16 13 (11.11%) ISMS
17 12 (10.26%) Presales
17 12 (10.26%) SANS
17 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
17 12 (10.26%) GDPR
18 11 (9.40%) Windows

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 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.71%) Yammer
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.84%) DNS
5 7 (5.98%) Internet
6 5 (4.27%) HTTP
7 4 (3.42%) VPN
8 3 (2.56%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) SSL
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) Big Data
2 3 (2.56%) Maltego
3 1 (0.85%) Power BI
General
1 38 (32.48%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Legal
3 14 (11.97%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) International Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Analyst
2 26 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Consultant
3 17 (14.53%) Security Consultant
4 16 (13.68%) Architect
4 16 (13.68%) Security Architect
4 16 (13.68%) Security Manager
5 13 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Security Officer
7 9 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Information Officer
9 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Information Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) SOC Consultant
11 5 (4.27%) IT Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) OAuth
1 1 (0.85%) SAML
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.40%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (8.55%) Cyberattack
4 9 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) BYOD
5 5 (4.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (4.27%) Social Media
6 4 (3.42%) Cybercrime
6 4 (3.42%) Fintech
7 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (64.96%) Information Security
2 65 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (32.48%) Risk Management
4 27 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 26 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 18 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (12.82%) SIEM
9 13 (11.11%) ISMS
9 13 (11.11%) Project Management
9 13 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (10.26%) Presales
11 11 (9.40%) Malware Analysis
12 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (8.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 10 (8.55%) Data Protection
12 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.55%) Threat Intelligence
13 9 (7.69%) Business Continuity
13 9 (7.69%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
1 4 (3.42%) Python
2 3 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (1.71%) C
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 111 (94.87%) CISSP
2 48 (41.03%) CISA
3 28 (23.93%) Degree
4 18 (15.38%) CEH
4 18 (15.38%) CRISC
5 12 (10.26%) SANS
6 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.84%) CREST Certified
7 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.84%) SSCP
8 6 (5.13%) GIAC
8 6 (5.13%) OSCP
9 5 (4.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.42%) CCNP
11 3 (2.56%) CCSP
11 3 (2.56%) CGEIT
11 3 (2.56%) CSSLP
11 3 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (48.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.53%) PCI DSS
3 15 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (10.26%) GDPR
5 10 (8.55%) COBIT
6 9 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (5.13%) NIST 800
8 5 (4.27%) ISO 22301
9 3 (2.56%) Basel II
9 3 (2.56%) MiFID
10 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.71%) SLA
11 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) CASB
1 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) VMware
2 5 (4.27%) Citrix
2 5 (4.27%) Darktrace
2 5 (4.27%) Qualys
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.56%) Google
4 3 (2.56%) Palantir
4 3 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (0.85%) Alibaba
5 1 (0.85%) AlienVault
5 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.85%) Symantec
5 1 (0.85%) Zscaler