Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 208 300
Rank change year-on-year +12 +92 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISM 225 172 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.59% 1.38% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 5.87% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 203 158 111
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +1.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 3,101 2,930 3,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.87% 23.53% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,707 2,607 3,367
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £59,900 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% - +4.76%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +20 199 £80,000 +18.52% 20
West End of London -21 6 £42,962 -25.28%
City of Westminster +11 2 £42,962 -21.89%
Southwark - 1 £62,500 -
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 220 (97.78%) CISSP
2 186 (82.67%) Information Security
3 112 (49.78%) CISA
4 100 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 87 (38.67%) Finance
6 79 (35.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 70 (31.11%) Firewall
8 61 (27.11%) SIEM
9 57 (25.33%) CRISC
10 56 (24.89%) Risk Management
11 53 (23.56%) Linux
12 51 (22.67%) Windows
13 49 (21.78%) GDPR
14 47 (20.89%) Penetration Testing
15 41 (18.22%) Data Protection
16 40 (17.78%) Security Architecture
17 38 (16.89%) ITIL
17 38 (16.89%) Data Loss Prevention
18 36 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
19 34 (15.11%) Legal
20 32 (14.22%) Degree
21 31 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (12.89%) TCP/IP
23 28 (12.44%) CEH
23 28 (12.44%) Security Operations
24 27 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
24 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
24 27 (12.00%) Banking
25 25 (11.11%) Management Information System
25 25 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence

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 (0.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (31.11%) Firewall
2 29 (12.89%) TCP/IP
3 27 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (7.11%) Network Security
5 10 (4.44%) Internet
6 7 (3.11%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (3.11%) VoIP
7 6 (2.67%) LAN
7 6 (2.67%) WAN
8 5 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.33%) DMZ
10 2 (0.89%) SCCP
11 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.44%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (1.78%) AppScan
2 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
General
1 87 (38.67%) Finance
2 34 (15.11%) Legal
3 27 (12.00%) Banking
4 18 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.22%) Advertising
6 5 (2.22%) Law
6 5 (2.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.33%) Publishing
8 2 (0.89%) Games
8 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (20.89%) Security Manager
2 41 (18.22%) Analyst
3 33 (14.67%) Security Analyst
4 29 (12.89%) Security Officer
5 24 (10.67%) Information Manager
5 24 (10.67%) Information Security Manager
6 23 (10.22%) IT Manager
7 21 (9.33%) Security Engineer
8 16 (7.11%) Information Security Officer
9 15 (6.67%) Risk Manager
10 14 (6.22%) Consultant
10 14 (6.22%) Information Analyst
10 14 (6.22%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (5.78%) IT Security Manager
12 12 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 12 (5.33%) Information Officer
12 12 (5.33%) IT Risk Manager
13 11 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
13 11 (4.89%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (2.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 23 (10.22%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.89%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.11%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.11%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.89%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.44%) Fintech
11 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.56%) Linux
2 51 (22.67%) Windows
3 21 (9.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.11%) Unix
5 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.67%) AIX
6 6 (2.67%) CentOS
6 6 (2.67%) HPUX
6 6 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (82.67%) Information Security
2 100 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 61 (27.11%) SIEM
4 56 (24.89%) Risk Management
5 47 (20.89%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (18.22%) Data Protection
7 40 (17.78%) Security Architecture
8 38 (16.89%) Data Loss Prevention
8 38 (16.89%) ITIL
9 36 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (12.44%) Security Operations
12 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
14 21 (9.33%) Data Privacy
15 20 (8.89%) Threat Detection
15 20 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 19 (8.44%) Incident Management
17 18 (8.00%) Open Source
18 17 (7.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
1 6 (2.67%) C
2 5 (2.22%) Python
3 2 (0.89%) Java
3 2 (0.89%) Perl
3 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 220 (97.78%) CISSP
2 112 (49.78%) CISA
3 57 (25.33%) CRISC
4 32 (14.22%) Degree
5 28 (12.44%) CEH
6 22 (9.78%) GIAC
7 21 (9.33%) SANS
8 15 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (4.44%) CGEIT
9 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (4.00%) CCNA
10 9 (4.00%) MCSE
11 6 (2.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (2.22%) CCSP
12 5 (2.22%) GCIH
12 5 (2.22%) SSCP
13 4 (1.78%) CREST Certified
14 3 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (35.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (21.78%) GDPR
3 22 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 16 (7.11%) PCI DSS
5 15 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (6.67%) MiFID
6 14 (6.22%) COBIT
7 7 (3.11%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.22%) ISO 22301
9 4 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (1.78%) NIST 800
9 4 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.89%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.89%) QA
11 2 (0.89%) SLA
12 1 (0.44%) FINRA
12 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.44%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.33%) Snort
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.33%) OSSEC
2 3 (1.33%) Nessus
3 2 (0.89%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.44%) CASB
4 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (5.78%) Cisco
2 6 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.22%) Qualys
3 5 (2.22%) Sun
4 4 (1.78%) IBM
4 4 (1.78%) Intel
5 3 (1.33%) Splunk
6 2 (0.89%) Blue Coat
6 2 (0.89%) McAfee
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.44%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.44%) Sophos
7 1 (0.44%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.44%) VMware