Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 192 134 252
Rank change year-on-year -58 +118 -58
Permanent jobs citing CISM 61 68 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.71% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.77% 9.14% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 79
10th Percentile £59,289 £45,250 £52,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £50,390 £65,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - -15.63% -3.03%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £93,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £94,000 £97,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £67,250 £80,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -15.94% -

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 901 744 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.30% 18.69% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 780 642 1,562
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,875 £29,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,250 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +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 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 52 (85.25%) CISSP
2 47 (77.05%) Information Security
3 34 (55.74%) Finance
4 30 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (45.90%) CISA
5 28 (45.90%) NIST
6 24 (39.34%) Security Management
7 20 (32.79%) Management Information System
7 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
8 14 (22.95%) Information Security Management
9 13 (21.31%) SIEM
9 13 (21.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (19.67%) Data Protection
11 11 (18.03%) Firewall
11 11 (18.03%) Windows
11 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (18.03%) GDPR
11 11 (18.03%) Regulatory Compliance
12 10 (16.39%) Strategic Roadmap
12 10 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
12 10 (16.39%) Project Management
12 10 (16.39%) COBIT
12 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (14.75%) CRISC
13 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
13 9 (14.75%) GRC
13 9 (14.75%) Line Management
14 8 (13.11%) Security Monitoring

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 (3.28%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.28%) AWS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.20%) Wireless
3 5 (8.20%) Wireless Security
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
General
1 34 (55.74%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Law
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 3 (4.92%) Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Security Manager
2 20 (32.79%) Information Manager
2 20 (32.79%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) Security Consultant
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Security Officer
7 5 (8.20%) CISSP Manager
7 5 (8.20%) SOC Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Information Officer
8 4 (6.56%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Security Officer
8 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) OAuth
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (8.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.92%) Cyberattack
4 3 (4.92%) Reinsurance
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Information Security
2 30 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (39.34%) Security Management
4 14 (22.95%) Information Security Management
5 13 (21.31%) SIEM
6 12 (19.67%) Data Protection
7 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (18.03%) Regulatory Compliance
8 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (16.39%) Project Management
8 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
8 10 (16.39%) Strategic Roadmap
9 9 (14.75%) Line Management
10 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
10 8 (13.11%) Information Security Governance
10 8 (13.11%) ITIL
10 8 (13.11%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.48%) Threat Intelligence
11 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (85.25%) CISSP
2 28 (45.90%) CISA
3 9 (14.75%) CRISC
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (4.92%) CEH
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.92%) OSCP
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CCSP
6 2 (3.28%) CISMP
6 2 (3.28%) GIAC
6 2 (3.28%) SANS
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) GCIH
7 1 (1.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.64%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 28 (45.90%) NIST
2 13 (21.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (18.03%) GDPR
4 10 (16.39%) COBIT
5 9 (14.75%) GRC
5 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (9.84%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.64%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft