Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 234 242
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISM 138 139 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.20% 1.09% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.51% 5.34% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 126 120 145
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £55,625 £47,150 £47,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £122,500 £110,000
London median annual salary £71,375 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -4.83% +3.45% +3.57%

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 2,119 2,605 3,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.41% 20.39% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,790 2,242 2,794
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,125 £92,500 £91,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +11 113 £77,500 -8.82% 15
West End of London +4 6 £65,000 +8.33%
City of Westminster - 4 £62,500 -
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 134 (97.10%) CISSP
2 101 (73.19%) Information Security
3 88 (63.77%) Cybersecurity
4 66 (47.83%) CISA
5 56 (40.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (36.96%) Finance
7 47 (34.06%) Risk Management
8 34 (24.64%) CRISC
9 31 (22.46%) Firewall
10 30 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (20.29%) Security Operations
12 26 (18.84%) SIEM
13 25 (18.12%) Security Architecture
13 25 (18.12%) GDPR
14 24 (17.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 22 (15.94%) Law
16 20 (14.49%) Management Information System
16 20 (14.49%) ITIL
16 20 (14.49%) Cyber Essentials
17 19 (13.77%) NIST
17 19 (13.77%) Incident Management
17 19 (13.77%) Degree
18 18 (13.04%) Public Sector
18 18 (13.04%) Cyber Resilience
19 17 (12.32%) Data Protection
19 17 (12.32%) PCI DSS
19 17 (12.32%) TOGAF
20 16 (11.59%) CESG Certified Professional
20 16 (11.59%) Security Monitoring
21 15 (10.87%) Security Operations Centre

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 15 (10.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) Office 365
2 13 (9.42%) Azure
3 12 (8.70%) AWS
4 8 (5.80%) IaaS
4 8 (5.80%) PaaS
5 3 (2.17%) GCP
5 3 (2.17%) SaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.46%) Firewall
2 10 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.80%) LAN
4 6 (4.35%) Network Security
5 4 (2.90%) Internet
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.45%) HTTP
6 2 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) IPsec
7 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.72%) MPLS
7 1 (0.72%) SSL
7 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.72%) Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) Maltego
3 1 (0.72%) GIS
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 22 (15.94%) Law
3 18 (13.04%) Public Sector
4 9 (6.52%) Legal
5 6 (4.35%) Banking
6 5 (3.62%) Retail
7 4 (2.90%) Marketing
8 2 (1.45%) Back Office
8 2 (1.45%) International Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (27.54%) Analyst
2 32 (23.19%) Security Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Information Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 21 (15.22%) Architect
5 21 (15.22%) Security Architect
6 16 (11.59%) Information Manager
6 16 (11.59%) Information Security Manager
6 16 (11.59%) Principal Architect
6 16 (11.59%) Principal Security Architect
7 12 (8.70%) Consultant
8 11 (7.97%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Security Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.87%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.62%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.17%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) BYOD
7 2 (1.45%) CESG
7 2 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) Unix
2 8 (5.80%) Linux
2 8 (5.80%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Android
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (73.19%) Information Security
2 88 (63.77%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (34.06%) Risk Management
4 28 (20.29%) Security Operations
5 26 (18.84%) SIEM
6 25 (18.12%) Security Architecture
7 20 (14.49%) ITIL
8 19 (13.77%) Incident Management
9 18 (13.04%) Cyber Resilience
10 17 (12.32%) Data Protection
10 17 (12.32%) TOGAF
11 16 (11.59%) Security Monitoring
12 15 (10.87%) SABSA
12 15 (10.87%) Security Management
13 13 (9.42%) Identity Management
13 13 (9.42%) IT Governance
14 12 (8.70%) Decision-Making
14 12 (8.70%) Information Security Management
15 11 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.62%) C
2 3 (2.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.45%) Java
3 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 134 (97.10%) CISSP
2 66 (47.83%) CISA
3 34 (24.64%) CRISC
4 30 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (17.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 19 (13.77%) Degree
7 16 (11.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (10.87%) IISP
9 9 (6.52%) CCSP
10 7 (5.07%) CEH
11 6 (4.35%) SANS
12 5 (3.62%) CCNP
12 5 (3.62%) PCI QSA
13 4 (2.90%) CISMP
13 4 (2.90%) Master's Degree
13 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
14 3 (2.17%) GIAC
15 2 (1.45%) CCNA
15 2 (1.45%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (40.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (18.12%) GDPR
3 20 (14.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (13.77%) NIST
5 17 (12.32%) PCI DSS
6 14 (10.14%) COBIT
7 12 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 10 (7.25%) SLA
9 4 (2.90%) ISO 22301
10 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (1.45%) NCSC
12 1 (0.72%) ITGC
12 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) QRadar
2 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) ServiceNow
2 6 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.45%) Informatica
4 2 (1.45%) Palantir
4 2 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) Meraki
5 1 (0.72%) Mitel
5 1 (0.72%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.72%) VMware