Period
to 19 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 162 288
Rank change year-on-year -58 +126 -42
Permanent jobs citing CISA 35 38 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.97% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 5.15% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 45
10th Percentile £50,250 " £45,300
25th Percentile £59,822 £45,250 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - -13.33% -9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £94,125 £90,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £64,618 £67,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year -4.27% -5.26% -13.64%

CISA 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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 884 738 1,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.19% 18.89% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 765 639 1,549
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,750 £28,950
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,250 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CISA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the City of London

CISA
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISA in the City of London.

Salary trend for CISA in the City of London

CISA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISA in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

Salary histogram for CISA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, IT jobs citing CISA 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISA.

1 28 (80.00%) CISSP
1 28 (80.00%) CISM
2 23 (65.71%) Information Security
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
4 15 (42.86%) Security Management
5 14 (40.00%) Social Skills
6 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
7 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (31.43%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 10 (28.57%) Windows
8 10 (28.57%) SIEM
9 9 (25.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Strategic Roadmap
9 9 (25.71%) NIST
9 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (25.71%) Line Management
10 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.86%) CRISC
11 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
12 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
12 6 (17.14%) Analytics
12 6 (17.14%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (17.14%) Information Security Management
13 5 (14.29%) Wireless
13 5 (14.29%) Legal

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Appian
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.86%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.86%) AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Sentinel
3 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.86%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (14.29%) Wireless
3 5 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security
6 2 (5.71%) Intranet
7 1 (2.86%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) Power BI
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AppScan
1 1 (2.86%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Legal
4 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Security Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Security Officer
5 4 (11.43%) Information Officer
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (11.43%) SOC Manager
6 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Technology Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Testing Manager
7 2 (5.71%) CISSP Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
1 1 (2.86%) JSP
1 1 (2.86%) OAuth
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Reinsurance
5 2 (5.71%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.86%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) Life Science
6 1 (2.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Security Management
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 10 (28.57%) SIEM
4 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (25.71%) Line Management
4 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Strategic Roadmap
5 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
6 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (17.14%) Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) Information Security Management
7 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
8 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) C++
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) CISM
1 28 (80.00%) CISSP
2 8 (22.86%) CRISC
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (5.71%) CCSP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) OSCP
6 1 (2.86%) CISMP
6 1 (2.86%) EC-Council LPT
6 1 (2.86%) ECSA
6 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (25.71%) NIST
3 5 (14.29%) COBIT
3 5 (14.29%) GDPR
3 5 (14.29%) GRC
4 4 (11.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.86%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (2.86%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.86%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) UiPath