Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 247 201
Rank change year-on-year +70 -46 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISM 74 127 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.21% 0.97% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.72% 5.07% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70 106 215
Median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £45,250 £46,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £102,250 £104,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -16.13% +6.90% +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 1,101 2,505 3,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.05% 19.14% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 945 2,173 2,720
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +6.36%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing CISM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Central London

CISM
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISM in Central London.

Salary trend for CISM in Central London

CISM
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISM in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 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 10 August 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 +78 68 £65,000 -18.75% 4
City of Westminster - 3 £47,500 -
West End of London - 1 £90,000 -
CISM
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 68 (91.89%) Information Security
2 66 (89.19%) CISSP
3 36 (48.65%) CISA
4 33 (44.59%) Firewall
5 32 (43.24%) NIST
6 29 (39.19%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (39.19%) Degree
7 28 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (37.84%) Finance
8 27 (36.49%) Management Information System
8 27 (36.49%) Azure
9 24 (32.43%) Data Protection
10 22 (29.73%) CRISC
11 21 (28.38%) Risk Management
12 19 (25.68%) AWS
12 19 (25.68%) GDPR
13 18 (24.32%) Computer Science
14 17 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
15 16 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (18.92%) TOGAF
16 14 (18.92%) Remediation Plan
16 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
16 14 (18.92%) SIEM
17 13 (17.57%) Security Monitoring
17 13 (17.57%) Windows
18 12 (16.22%) SQL
18 12 (16.22%) ITIL
18 12 (16.22%) Legal
18 12 (16.22%) Identity Access Management

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 7 (9.46%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.49%) Azure
2 19 (25.68%) AWS
3 11 (14.86%) Office 365
4 3 (4.05%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.59%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) LAN
3 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.41%) VPN
3 4 (5.41%) Wireless
4 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) Network Security
4 3 (4.05%) SSL
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
4 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.05%) Wireshark
General
1 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Legal
3 9 (12.16%) Law
4 8 (10.81%) Public Sector
5 4 (5.41%) Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Retail
7 2 (2.70%) Police
8 1 (1.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 24 (32.43%) Security Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Risk Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Security Risk Analyst
5 13 (17.57%) Information Analyst
6 12 (16.22%) Architect
6 12 (16.22%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (16.22%) Security Architect
7 11 (14.86%) Compliance Analyst
7 11 (14.86%) Governance Analyst
7 11 (14.86%) Security Manager
8 10 (13.51%) Security Compliance Analyst
9 9 (12.16%) Consultant
9 9 (12.16%) Security Consultant
10 8 (10.81%) Information Officer
10 8 (10.81%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (10.81%) Security Officer
11 7 (9.46%) Information Manager
11 7 (9.46%) Information Security Manager
12 5 (6.76%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.05%) YAML
4 2 (2.70%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.86%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (4.05%) Robotics
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Solaris
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (91.89%) Information Security
2 29 (39.19%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (32.43%) Data Protection
4 21 (28.38%) Risk Management
5 18 (24.32%) Computer Science
6 16 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (18.92%) Remediation Plan
7 14 (18.92%) SIEM
7 14 (18.92%) TOGAF
8 13 (17.57%) Security Monitoring
9 12 (16.22%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (16.22%) ITIL
10 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
10 11 (14.86%) Information Security Governance
10 11 (14.86%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (14.86%) Quality Management
11 10 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (12.16%) Security Architecture
13 7 (9.46%) Information Assurance
13 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Julia
4 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) R
4 2 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (89.19%) CISSP
2 36 (48.65%) CISA
3 29 (39.19%) Degree
4 22 (29.73%) CRISC
5 17 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.86%) Master's Degree
7 10 (13.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (9.46%) CCIE
8 7 (9.46%) CCNA
8 7 (9.46%) IISP
8 7 (9.46%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (8.11%) CCSA
9 6 (8.11%) CSSLP
9 6 (8.11%) JNCIA
10 5 (6.76%) CCSP
10 5 (6.76%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 3 (4.05%) CREST Certified
12 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (43.24%) NIST
2 28 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (25.68%) GDPR
4 11 (14.86%) COBIT
4 11 (14.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
7 4 (5.41%) ISO 31000
8 3 (4.05%) ISO 22301
9 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.35%) ITGC
10 1 (1.35%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.35%) QA
10 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) CSIRT
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Cisco
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix
4 3 (4.05%) McAfee
4 3 (4.05%) Meraki
5 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.35%) Symantec