Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 199 278
Rank change year-on-year +23 +79 -47
Permanent jobs citing CISA 47 84 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.03% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 5.46% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 83 50
10th Percentile £51,500 £45,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £59,019 £52,500 £54,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.36% -2.31% -16.13%
75th Percentile £76,875 £79,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £89,750 £93,250 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £64,618 £63,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% -5.93% -12.90%

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 893 1,538 2,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.24% 18.92% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1,361 1,844
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% - +5.93%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CISA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 42 (89.36%) CISSP
2 38 (80.85%) CISM
3 30 (63.83%) Finance
4 28 (59.57%) Security Management
5 23 (48.94%) Information Security
6 19 (40.43%) Azure
6 19 (40.43%) SIEM
7 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (36.17%) Cryptography
7 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
9 14 (29.79%) OAuth
9 14 (29.79%) Security Architecture
9 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
9 14 (29.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
11 11 (23.40%) Information Security Management
11 11 (23.40%) Banking
11 11 (23.40%) GDPR
12 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
12 10 (21.28%) Data Protection
13 8 (17.02%) CRISC
13 8 (17.02%) NIST
14 6 (12.77%) Firewall
14 6 (12.77%) Azure Sentinel
15 5 (10.64%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
15 5 (10.64%) COBIT

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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Azure
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (29.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (12.77%) Azure Sentinel
5 5 (10.64%) AWS
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.13%) GCP
8 1 (2.13%) IaaS
8 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (2.13%) PaaS
8 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) RTP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
General
1 30 (63.83%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
1 17 (36.17%) Security Architect
2 14 (29.79%) Azure Architect
2 14 (29.79%) IT Architect
2 14 (29.79%) IT Security Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Security Specialist
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Information Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Information Officer
5 5 (10.64%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Officer
6 4 (8.51%) Data Protection Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Information Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) OAuth
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Security Management
2 23 (48.94%) Information Security
3 19 (40.43%) SIEM
4 17 (36.17%) Cryptography
4 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
5 14 (29.79%) Security Architecture
6 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
7 11 (23.40%) Information Security Management
8 10 (21.28%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.51%) IT Audit
11 3 (6.38%) Analytics
11 3 (6.38%) Change Management
11 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (6.38%) Data Analytics
11 3 (6.38%) Internal Audit
11 3 (6.38%) Presales
11 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (89.36%) CISSP
2 38 (80.85%) CISM
3 8 (17.02%) CRISC
4 3 (6.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) CCSP
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) CISMP
6 1 (2.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.40%) GDPR
3 8 (17.02%) NIST
4 5 (10.64%) COBIT
4 5 (10.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (8.51%) GRC
6 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (2.13%) MiFID
7 1 (2.13%) NIST 800
7 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec
3 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) CrowdStrike
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) VMware