Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 197 223
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISM 111 143 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 1.33% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.16% 5.95% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 140 111
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £77,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.45% +14.81% -4.93%
10th Percentile £47,000 £49,625 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,125 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -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 2,152 2,403 2,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.86% 22.43% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,829 2,154 2,245
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,075 £30,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 108 (97.30%) CISSP
2 79 (71.17%) Information Security
3 56 (50.45%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (32.43%) CISA
6 34 (30.63%) Finance
7 30 (27.03%) Risk Management
8 26 (23.42%) Firewall
9 25 (22.52%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (20.72%) GDPR
11 22 (19.82%) CRISC
12 20 (18.02%) Windows
13 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
13 19 (17.12%) Management Information System
13 19 (17.12%) Degree
13 19 (17.12%) Data Privacy
14 18 (16.22%) Security Architecture
14 18 (16.22%) Linux
15 17 (15.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (15.32%) SIEM
16 16 (14.41%) Data Loss Prevention
16 16 (14.41%) CEH
16 16 (14.41%) Legal
17 14 (12.61%) Project Management
17 14 (12.61%) Remediation Plan
17 14 (12.61%) Open Source
18 13 (11.71%) Change Management
19 12 (10.81%) Threat Detection
20 11 (9.91%) Data Encryption
20 11 (9.91%) Elastic Stack

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 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.90%) IaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.42%) Firewall
2 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.91%) Internet
4 8 (7.21%) VPN
5 7 (6.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.60%) DNS
7 3 (2.70%) LAN
7 3 (2.70%) WAN
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.90%) HTTP
8 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Big Data
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Legal
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Analyst
2 23 (20.72%) Security Analyst
3 22 (19.82%) Security Manager
4 20 (18.02%) Security Officer
5 19 (17.12%) Architect
5 19 (17.12%) Security Architect
6 12 (10.81%) Information Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
7 11 (9.91%) Information Officer
7 11 (9.91%) Information Security Officer
8 10 (9.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Information Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Operational Security Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Operations Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Security Operations Manager
11 6 (5.41%) Risk Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Data Manager
12 5 (4.50%) Senior Manager
13 4 (3.60%) Consultant
13 4 (3.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.01%) Fintech
3 9 (8.11%) Cyberattack
4 8 (7.21%) Cybercrime
5 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) Linux
3 9 (8.11%) Unix
4 3 (2.70%) AIX
4 3 (2.70%) CentOS
4 3 (2.70%) HPUX
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.80%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (71.17%) Information Security
2 56 (50.45%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (27.03%) Risk Management
4 25 (22.52%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (17.12%) Data Privacy
6 18 (16.22%) Security Architecture
7 17 (15.32%) SIEM
7 17 (15.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (14.41%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (12.61%) Open Source
9 14 (12.61%) Project Management
9 14 (12.61%) Remediation Plan
10 13 (11.71%) Change Management
11 12 (10.81%) Threat Detection
12 11 (9.91%) Data Encryption
13 10 (9.01%) Security Operations
13 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.11%) SABSA
15 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (7.21%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 108 (97.30%) CISSP
2 36 (32.43%) CISA
3 22 (19.82%) CRISC
4 19 (17.12%) Degree
5 16 (14.41%) CEH
6 8 (7.21%) GIAC
7 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.60%) CREST Certified
8 3 (2.70%) CGEIT
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.70%) SANS
9 2 (1.80%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.80%) CCNA
9 2 (1.80%) CCNP
9 2 (1.80%) CISMP
9 2 (1.80%) MCSA
9 2 (1.80%) MCSE
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.80%) SSCP
10 1 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (20.72%) GDPR
3 11 (9.91%) MiFID
4 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
5 6 (5.41%) NIST 800
6 5 (4.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (3.60%) COBIT
7 4 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.90%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Snort
2 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) OSSEC
2 5 (4.50%) CASB
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) VMware
2 5 (4.50%) Symantec
3 4 (3.60%) Citrix
3 4 (3.60%) Intel
4 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft