Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 223 242
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISM 127 184 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.00% 1.31% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.46% 6.29% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 108 165 125
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £49,250
90th Percentile £97,875 £114,250 £100,000
London median annual salary £76,883 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.51% +7.14% -

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 2,326 2,924 3,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.30% 20.83% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,965 2,542 2,645
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £88,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -27 101 £80,000 -5.88% 15
Southwark -4 3 £120,000 +92.00%
West End of London - 1 £62,500 -
City of Westminster - 1 £62,500 -
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 125 (98.43%) CISSP
2 90 (70.87%) Information Security
3 79 (62.20%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (46.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (39.37%) Risk Management
6 46 (36.22%) CISA
7 32 (25.20%) Finance
8 30 (23.62%) PCI DSS
9 28 (22.05%) Security Architecture
9 28 (22.05%) CRISC
10 27 (21.26%) SIEM
10 27 (21.26%) Security Operations
11 26 (20.47%) GDPR
11 26 (20.47%) NIST
12 24 (18.90%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (17.32%) Firewall
13 22 (17.32%) Public Sector
14 20 (15.75%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (15.75%) Degree
15 19 (14.96%) SABSA
16 18 (14.17%) Incident Management
16 18 (14.17%) TOGAF
17 17 (13.39%) Cyber Essentials
17 17 (13.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 15 (11.81%) CESG Certified Professional
18 15 (11.81%) Security Operations Centre
18 15 (11.81%) Security Monitoring
18 15 (11.81%) Data Protection
18 15 (11.81%) Law
19 14 (11.02%) Management Information System

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 12 (9.45%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) AWS
1 14 (11.02%) Azure
1 14 (11.02%) Office 365
2 6 (4.72%) GCP
3 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.36%) IaaS
4 3 (2.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.32%) Firewall
2 9 (7.09%) LAN
3 7 (5.51%) HTTP
4 4 (3.15%) Network Security
5 3 (2.36%) Internet
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.79%) Skype
7 1 (0.79%) WAN
7 1 (0.79%) Wireless
7 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) GIS
1 2 (1.57%) Maltego
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) AppScan
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 22 (17.32%) Public Sector
3 15 (11.81%) Law
4 8 (6.30%) Banking
4 8 (6.30%) Retail
5 5 (3.94%) Marketing
6 4 (3.15%) Legal
7 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.57%) International Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Electronics
9 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Analyst
2 30 (23.62%) Security Analyst
3 28 (22.05%) Information Analyst
3 28 (22.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 22 (17.32%) Architect
5 20 (15.75%) Security Architect
6 17 (13.39%) Security Manager
7 13 (10.24%) Consultant
8 12 (9.45%) Principal Architect
8 12 (9.45%) Principal Security Architect
8 12 (9.45%) Security Consultant
9 10 (7.87%) Information Manager
9 10 (7.87%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Technical Security Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Information Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (4.72%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.30%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.51%) BYOD
5 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.94%) Reinsurance
6 4 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.36%) Social Media
8 2 (1.57%) CESG
8 2 (1.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.57%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.79%) LLPG
9 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.51%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Linux
3 4 (3.15%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (70.87%) Information Security
2 79 (62.20%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (39.37%) Risk Management
4 28 (22.05%) Security Architecture
5 27 (21.26%) Security Operations
5 27 (21.26%) SIEM
6 20 (15.75%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (14.96%) SABSA
8 18 (14.17%) Incident Management
8 18 (14.17%) TOGAF
9 15 (11.81%) Data Protection
9 15 (11.81%) Security Monitoring
10 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.24%) Cyber Resilience
11 13 (10.24%) IT Governance
11 13 (10.24%) ITIL
11 13 (10.24%) Security Management
12 12 (9.45%) Process Improvement
13 11 (8.66%) Identity Management
14 9 (7.09%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) Python
2 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.57%) C
2 2 (1.57%) Java
2 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
3 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (98.43%) CISSP
2 46 (36.22%) CISA
3 28 (22.05%) CRISC
4 24 (18.90%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (15.75%) Degree
6 17 (13.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 15 (11.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (9.45%) IISP
9 8 (6.30%) CEH
10 7 (5.51%) CCSP
10 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
11 6 (4.72%) SANS
12 5 (3.94%) CCNP
13 4 (3.15%) Master's Degree
13 4 (3.15%) PCI QSA
14 3 (2.36%) CCNA
14 3 (2.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 3 (2.36%) ISSAP
15 2 (1.57%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (46.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (23.62%) PCI DSS
3 26 (20.47%) GDPR
3 26 (20.47%) NIST
4 17 (13.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (10.24%) COBIT
5 13 (10.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (7.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (5.51%) SLA
8 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (2.36%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.79%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.79%) ITGC
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Nessus
1 2 (1.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) ServiceNow
2 5 (3.94%) Informatica
3 4 (3.15%) Google
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.36%) CA
5 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.57%) Darktrace
5 2 (1.57%) IBM
5 2 (1.57%) Palantir
5 2 (1.57%) Qualys
5 2 (1.57%) Splunk
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) VMware