Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 217 246
Rank change year-on-year +49 +29 +53
Permanent jobs citing CISM 187 122 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.17% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 4.64% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 176 115 142
City of London median annual salary £76,250 £68,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.13% +0.74% -
10th Percentile £45,625 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,900 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -1.89%

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 2,466 2,630 3,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.82% 25.26% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,385 3,153
City of London median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £50,000 -
CISM
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 183 (97.86%) CISSP
2 159 (85.03%) Information Security
3 106 (56.68%) CISA
4 104 (55.61%) Finance
5 82 (43.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 77 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
7 55 (29.41%) Firewall
8 43 (22.99%) Degree
9 41 (21.93%) Risk Management
10 39 (20.86%) GDPR
11 36 (19.25%) CRISC
12 34 (18.18%) SIEM
12 34 (18.18%) Management Information System
13 30 (16.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (15.51%) Incident Management
14 29 (15.51%) Security Operations
15 26 (13.90%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (13.37%) Security Architecture
16 25 (13.37%) Linux
17 24 (12.83%) CEH
18 23 (12.30%) Data Protection
18 23 (12.30%) Windows
18 23 (12.30%) Security Monitoring
19 21 (11.23%) ITIL
19 21 (11.23%) Penetration Testing
20 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (10.16%) Threat Intelligence
21 19 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
22 18 (9.63%) GIAC
22 18 (9.63%) ISMS

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 3 (1.60%) SAS
2 2 (1.07%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (29.41%) Firewall
2 26 (13.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (9.63%) Network Security
4 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.67%) Internet
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.60%) DMZ
8 2 (1.07%) LAN
8 2 (1.07%) WAN
9 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.07%) Big Data
2 2 (1.07%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) AppScan
2 2 (1.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.07%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 104 (55.61%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Legal
3 11 (5.88%) Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Law
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Military
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (25.67%) Security Manager
2 41 (21.93%) Analyst
3 39 (20.86%) Security Analyst
4 27 (14.44%) Information Manager
4 27 (14.44%) Information Security Manager
4 27 (14.44%) Security Officer
5 16 (8.56%) Information Analyst
5 16 (8.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (8.02%) IT Security Officer
7 14 (7.49%) Head of Security
7 14 (7.49%) Information Security Officer
8 13 (6.95%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 13 (6.95%) Risk Manager
9 11 (5.88%) Governance Manager
10 10 (5.35%) CISSP Manager
10 10 (5.35%) Security Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Security Specialist
11 9 (4.81%) Information Officer
12 8 (4.28%) Head of IT
12 8 (4.28%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.14%) .NET
1 4 (2.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.49%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.88%) Fintech
6 9 (4.81%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.14%) CESG
7 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.37%) Linux
2 23 (12.30%) Windows
3 15 (8.02%) Unix
4 5 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) Android
5 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.07%) AIX
6 2 (1.07%) CentOS
6 2 (1.07%) HPUX
6 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (85.03%) Information Security
2 77 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (21.93%) Risk Management
4 34 (18.18%) SIEM
5 30 (16.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (15.51%) Incident Management
6 29 (15.51%) Security Operations
7 25 (13.37%) Security Architecture
8 23 (12.30%) Data Protection
8 23 (12.30%) Security Monitoring
9 21 (11.23%) ITIL
9 21 (11.23%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (10.16%) Threat Intelligence
11 18 (9.63%) ISMS
12 17 (9.09%) Security Management
13 16 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (8.02%) OWASP
14 15 (8.02%) Project Management
14 15 (8.02%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
2 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (2.67%) Python
3 4 (2.14%) Java
3 4 (2.14%) PHP
4 3 (1.60%) Perl
5 2 (1.07%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Go
6 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (97.86%) CISSP
2 106 (56.68%) CISA
3 43 (22.99%) Degree
4 36 (19.25%) CRISC
5 24 (12.83%) CEH
6 19 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (9.63%) GIAC
8 16 (8.56%) MCSE
8 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (6.95%) CCNA
10 11 (5.88%) SANS
11 6 (3.21%) CLAS
11 6 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (2.67%) CCIE
12 5 (2.67%) CCIE Security
12 5 (2.67%) CCSA
12 5 (2.67%) GCIH
12 5 (2.67%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.67%) RHCE
12 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (43.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (20.86%) GDPR
3 17 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 15 (8.02%) COBIT
5 14 (7.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (5.35%) ISO 22301
7 9 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (4.28%) MiFID
9 5 (2.67%) ISO 9001
10 4 (2.14%) COSO
10 4 (2.14%) QA
11 3 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (1.60%) NIST 800
11 3 (1.60%) SAS 70
12 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (1.07%) SLA
13 1 (0.53%) BS7799
13 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) Nessus
2 5 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.07%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.53%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 9 (4.81%) Cisco
2 5 (2.67%) IBM
3 4 (2.14%) Qualys
3 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.53%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.53%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.53%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.53%) Sophos
6 1 (0.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.53%) Trend Micro