Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 177 246
Rank change year-on-year +16 +69 -82
Permanent jobs citing CISM 73 77 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.21% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 6.41% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 89
10th Percentile £59,019 £45,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £58,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £63,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.11% -18.06% +6.90%
75th Percentile £85,313 £83,750 £93,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £93,750 £109,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -13.33% +7.14%

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 905 1,201 2,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.50% 18.95% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 763 1,063 1,737
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,800 £31,250
25th Percentile £52,125 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CISM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISM in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 66 (90.41%) CISSP
2 44 (60.27%) Information Security
3 43 (58.90%) Finance
4 42 (57.53%) CISA
5 38 (52.05%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (42.47%) Security Management
7 29 (39.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (32.88%) NIST
9 23 (31.51%) SIEM
10 19 (26.03%) Social Skills
11 17 (23.29%) Data Protection
11 17 (23.29%) Azure
12 16 (21.92%) Security Architecture
12 16 (21.92%) Management Information System
12 16 (21.92%) Cyber Essentials
13 15 (20.55%) GDPR
13 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
13 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.81%) Windows
14 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
14 13 (17.81%) Firewall
14 13 (17.81%) Information Security Management
14 13 (17.81%) Cryptography
14 13 (17.81%) Microsoft 365
15 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (16.44%) Project Management
16 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
16 10 (13.70%) OAuth
16 10 (13.70%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (13.70%) Active Directory Federation Services

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 (2.74%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Azure
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (13.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.85%) AWS
4 5 (6.85%) Azure Sentinel
5 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.74%) SaaS
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.37%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.22%) VPN
4 5 (6.85%) Wireless
4 5 (6.85%) Wireless Security
5 4 (5.48%) Network Security
6 3 (4.11%) MPLS
7 2 (2.74%) BGP
7 2 (2.74%) DHCP
7 2 (2.74%) DNS
7 2 (2.74%) HTTP
7 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.74%) Intranet
7 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.37%) IPv4
8 1 (1.37%) IPv6
8 1 (1.37%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 43 (58.90%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Social Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Law
4 4 (5.48%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Police
7 1 (1.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Security Manager
2 20 (27.40%) Information Manager
2 20 (27.40%) Information Security Manager
3 15 (20.55%) Architect
3 15 (20.55%) Security Architect
4 10 (13.70%) Azure Architect
4 10 (13.70%) IT Architect
4 10 (13.70%) IT Security Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Information Officer
5 6 (8.22%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (8.22%) Security Officer
5 6 (8.22%) SOC Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) CISSP Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) Information Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) OAuth
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (8.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Cyberattack
3 3 (4.11%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Information Security
2 38 (52.05%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (42.47%) Security Management
4 23 (31.51%) SIEM
5 17 (23.29%) Data Protection
6 16 (21.92%) Security Architecture
7 13 (17.81%) Cryptography
7 13 (17.81%) Information Security Management
7 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
8 12 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (16.44%) Project Management
9 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
10 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
10 9 (12.33%) Line Management
10 9 (12.33%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Strategic Roadmap
11 8 (10.96%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.96%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (90.41%) CISSP
2 42 (57.53%) CISA
3 8 (10.96%) CRISC
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCSP
5 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (4.11%) CEH
6 3 (4.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.74%) CCIE
7 2 (2.74%) CCIE Security
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 2 (2.74%) CSSLP
7 2 (2.74%) OSCE
7 2 (2.74%) OSWP
7 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) SSCP
8 1 (1.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (39.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (32.88%) NIST
3 16 (21.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (20.55%) GDPR
5 5 (6.85%) COBIT
6 4 (5.48%) GRC
7 2 (2.74%) NCSC
8 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.37%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (4.11%) RSA Archer
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
3 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.74%) Symantec
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
4 1 (1.37%) Splunk