Period
to 17 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 246 245
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +26
Permanent jobs citing CISM 163 144 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.22% 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.89% 4.61% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 127 123
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £118,500 £103,500 £102,300
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 2,766 3,121 3,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 20.62% 21.79% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,412 2,726 2,824
Central London median annual salary £60,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +1.85%

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 December 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 December 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 +18 146 £85,000 +17.24% 24
Southwark +91 1 £62,500 -
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 158 (96.93%) CISSP
2 116 (71.17%) Information Security
3 91 (55.83%) Cybersecurity
4 72 (44.17%) CISA
5 63 (38.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (33.13%) Risk Management
6 54 (33.13%) Finance
7 45 (27.61%) Penetration Testing
8 43 (26.38%) GDPR
9 40 (24.54%) CRISC
9 40 (24.54%) Firewall
10 39 (23.93%) Data Loss Prevention
11 38 (23.31%) SIEM
11 38 (23.31%) Windows
12 37 (22.70%) Linux
13 33 (20.25%) Data Privacy
14 31 (19.02%) Legal
15 29 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (17.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 27 (16.56%) Open Source
18 25 (15.34%) Security Architecture
18 25 (15.34%) Threat Detection
19 24 (14.72%) Remediation Plan
20 23 (14.11%) Data Encryption
20 23 (14.11%) Elastic Stack
20 23 (14.11%) OSSEC
20 23 (14.11%) Snort
20 23 (14.11%) MiFID
20 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
21 21 (12.88%) Data Protection

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 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.23%) PaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Yammer
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.54%) Firewall
2 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.91%) VPN
4 7 (4.29%) Internet
5 5 (3.07%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.45%) LAN
6 4 (2.45%) Network Security
6 4 (2.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.29%) Big Data
General
1 54 (33.13%) Finance
2 31 (19.02%) Legal
3 21 (12.88%) Banking
4 13 (7.98%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.45%) Games
7 3 (1.84%) Advertising
7 3 (1.84%) Law
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (24.54%) Security Manager
2 33 (20.25%) Security Officer
3 29 (17.79%) Analyst
4 25 (15.34%) Security Analyst
5 18 (11.04%) Information Officer
5 18 (11.04%) Information Security Officer
6 17 (10.43%) Information Manager
6 17 (10.43%) IT Manager
7 14 (8.59%) Risk Manager
8 13 (7.98%) IT Director
8 13 (7.98%) IT Risk Manager
9 12 (7.36%) Architect
9 12 (7.36%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (7.36%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (5.52%) Information Analyst
10 9 (5.52%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.29%) Consultant
12 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.11%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.13%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.52%) Cyberattack
3 9 (5.52%) Fintech
4 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.29%) Cybercrime
6 6 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.31%) Windows
2 37 (22.70%) Linux
3 7 (4.29%) Unix
3 7 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.45%) AIX
4 4 (2.45%) CentOS
4 4 (2.45%) HPUX
4 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.23%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (71.17%) Information Security
2 91 (55.83%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (33.13%) Risk Management
4 45 (27.61%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (23.93%) Data Loss Prevention
6 38 (23.31%) SIEM
7 33 (20.25%) Data Privacy
8 29 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (17.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 27 (16.56%) Open Source
11 25 (15.34%) Security Architecture
11 25 (15.34%) Threat Detection
12 24 (14.72%) Remediation Plan
13 23 (14.11%) Data Encryption
14 21 (12.88%) Data Protection
15 14 (8.59%) ITIL
16 13 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (7.98%) Change Management
17 12 (7.36%) Threat Intelligence
17 12 (7.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.29%) C
Qualifications
1 158 (96.93%) CISSP
2 72 (44.17%) CISA
3 40 (24.54%) CRISC
4 19 (11.66%) Degree
5 15 (9.20%) GIAC
6 13 (7.98%) CEH
7 11 (6.75%) CGEIT
8 7 (4.29%) SANS
9 4 (2.45%) CISMP
9 4 (2.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.84%) SSCP
11 2 (1.23%) CCNA
11 2 (1.23%) CCNP
11 2 (1.23%) MCSA
11 2 (1.23%) MCSE
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (38.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (26.38%) GDPR
3 23 (14.11%) MiFID
4 12 (7.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (6.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (5.52%) PCI DSS
7 6 (3.68%) COBIT
8 2 (1.23%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (14.11%) Snort
2 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (14.11%) OSSEC
2 5 (3.07%) CASB
3 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (4.91%) Intel
2 5 (3.07%) Symantec
3 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.45%) Sun
4 3 (1.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) Apple
5 1 (0.61%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.61%) Splunk