Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 249 188 235
Rank change year-on-year -61 +47 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISA 11 36 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 4.47% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 76
10th Percentile £64,500 £46,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £67,500 £47,375 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -13.33%
75th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £91,250
90th Percentile £93,500 £85,000 £113,750
Central London median annual salary £73,750 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +22.92% -7.69% -16.13%

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 945 805 1,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.16% 18.81% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 773 679 1,421
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £30,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.19% +9.60% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £84,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £106,000 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -

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 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for CISA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
1 10 (90.91%) CISM
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) CRISC
3 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (45.45%) NIST
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Data Security
5 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Application Security
6 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
6 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (18.18%) CEH
6 2 (18.18%) Security Management
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Law
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
7 1 (9.09%) Nessus
7 1 (9.09%) Degree

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AppScan
1 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Audit Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Information Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Cyberattack
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Security
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Application Security
5 2 (18.18%) Secure Coding
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISM
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CRISC
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) CISMP
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (9.09%) ECSA
4 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 1 (9.09%) OSCP
4 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) NIST
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR
4 1 (9.09%) GRC
4 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
4 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Fortify
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Checkmarx
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Qualys