Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 198 237
Rank change year-on-year +12 +39 +50
Permanent jobs citing CISM 176 135 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 1.33% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 5.73% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 155 124 111
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £50,500 £48,900 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,750 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +18.52% - -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 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 2,330 2,357 2,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.34% 23.27% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,033 2,080 2,510
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £31,507
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in the City of London.

Salary trend for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 175 (99.43%) CISSP
2 141 (80.11%) Information Security
3 92 (52.27%) CISA
4 87 (49.43%) Cybersecurity
5 69 (39.20%) Finance
6 57 (32.39%) Firewall
7 54 (30.68%) SIEM
8 48 (27.27%) CRISC
9 47 (26.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 46 (26.14%) Risk Management
11 41 (23.30%) Linux
12 39 (22.16%) Windows
12 39 (22.16%) GDPR
13 34 (19.32%) Legal
14 33 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (15.91%) TCP/IP
15 28 (15.91%) Open Source
15 28 (15.91%) Data Loss Prevention
15 28 (15.91%) Threat Intelligence
16 27 (15.34%) Data Privacy
17 26 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (14.77%) CEH
18 25 (14.20%) Degree
18 25 (14.20%) Banking
19 23 (13.07%) Intrusion Detection
19 23 (13.07%) Threat Detection
20 22 (12.50%) GIAC
21 21 (11.93%) Security Architecture
22 20 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 20 (11.36%) Remediation Plan

CISM
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 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (32.39%) Firewall
2 28 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 23 (13.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (5.11%) LAN
4 9 (5.11%) Network Security
4 9 (5.11%) WAN
5 8 (4.55%) Internet
6 7 (3.98%) VoIP
7 6 (3.41%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.57%) DMZ
9 1 (0.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) AppScan
2 2 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Metasploit
General
1 69 (39.20%) Finance
2 34 (19.32%) Legal
3 25 (14.20%) Banking
4 13 (7.39%) Financial Institution
5 11 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Advertising
7 3 (1.70%) Law
7 3 (1.70%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (18.75%) Analyst
2 31 (17.61%) Security Manager
3 27 (15.34%) Security Analyst
4 26 (14.77%) Security Officer
5 14 (7.95%) Information Analyst
5 14 (7.95%) Information Manager
5 14 (7.95%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (7.95%) Information Security Manager
5 14 (7.95%) IT Manager
5 14 (7.95%) Risk Manager
6 13 (7.39%) Consultant
6 13 (7.39%) Information Security Officer
7 12 (6.82%) IT Director
7 12 (6.82%) IT Risk Manager
8 10 (5.68%) Security Specialist
9 9 (5.11%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (5.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 9 (5.11%) Security Consultant
9 9 (5.11%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.84%) Web Services
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.98%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (3.98%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.84%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.30%) Linux
2 39 (22.16%) Windows
3 16 (9.09%) Unix
4 9 (5.11%) AIX
4 9 (5.11%) CentOS
4 9 (5.11%) HPUX
4 9 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.11%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (80.11%) Information Security
2 87 (49.43%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (30.68%) SIEM
4 46 (26.14%) Risk Management
5 33 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (15.91%) Data Loss Prevention
6 28 (15.91%) Open Source
6 28 (15.91%) Threat Intelligence
7 27 (15.34%) Data Privacy
8 26 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (13.07%) Threat Detection
10 21 (11.93%) Security Architecture
11 20 (11.36%) Remediation Plan
11 20 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 19 (10.80%) Data Encryption
12 19 (10.80%) ITIL
13 16 (9.09%) Data Protection
14 15 (8.52%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (6.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.70%) C
2 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.14%) Python
2 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 175 (99.43%) CISSP
2 92 (52.27%) CISA
3 48 (27.27%) CRISC
4 26 (14.77%) CEH
5 25 (14.20%) Degree
6 22 (12.50%) GIAC
7 15 (8.52%) SANS
8 13 (7.39%) CGEIT
9 8 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.27%) CCSP
11 4 (2.27%) GCIH
11 4 (2.27%) MCSE
12 3 (1.70%) CCNA
12 3 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.70%) CISMP
12 3 (1.70%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.70%) MCSA
12 3 (1.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (26.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (22.16%) GDPR
3 19 (10.80%) MiFID
4 12 (6.82%) COBIT
5 10 (5.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (5.11%) PCI DSS
7 7 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (2.84%) ISO 9001
9 3 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.70%) NIST 800
10 2 (1.14%) SLA
11 1 (0.57%) FINRA
11 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) Snort
2 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (10.80%) OSSEC
2 3 (1.70%) Nessus
3 2 (1.14%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.57%) CASB
4 1 (0.57%) QRadar
4 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (5.11%) Cisco
1 9 (5.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (4.55%) Sun
3 7 (3.98%) Intel
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.27%) Qualys
5 3 (1.70%) IBM
5 3 (1.70%) Splunk
5 3 (1.70%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.14%) McAfee
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.57%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Rapid7