Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 214 199
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 +21
Permanent jobs citing CISM 111 126 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.22% 1.23% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.80% 5.97% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 102 108 131
City of London median annual salary £77,750 £85,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.53% +9.68% +14.81%
10th Percentile £53,250 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £122,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% +3.70%

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 1,633 2,112 2,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.90% 20.56% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,380 1,798 2,093
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £94,125 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 110 (99.10%) CISSP
2 78 (70.27%) Information Security
3 65 (58.56%) Cybersecurity
4 56 (50.45%) CISA
5 48 (43.24%) Finance
6 45 (40.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (38.74%) Risk Management
8 32 (28.83%) CRISC
9 27 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (20.72%) Security Architecture
11 22 (19.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 22 (19.82%) GDPR
12 19 (17.12%) Firewall
12 19 (17.12%) Security Operations
13 18 (16.22%) Cyber Resilience
13 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
14 17 (15.32%) Degree
14 17 (15.32%) Data Protection
14 17 (15.32%) NIST
15 16 (14.41%) Public Sector
15 16 (14.41%) Security Monitoring
15 16 (14.41%) CESG Certified Professional
15 16 (14.41%) TOGAF
16 15 (13.51%) Security Management
16 15 (13.51%) IIS
16 15 (13.51%) ITIL
16 15 (13.51%) IISP
16 15 (13.51%) SABSA
17 14 (12.61%) PCI DSS
17 14 (12.61%) COBIT

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 15 (13.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Azure
2 11 (9.91%) AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Office 365
4 5 (4.50%) IaaS
4 5 (4.50%) PaaS
5 3 (2.70%) GCP
5 3 (2.70%) SaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) LAN
3 6 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) IPsec
5 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.90%) MPLS
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) VPN
5 1 (0.90%) Wireless
5 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Maltego
3 1 (0.90%) GIS
General
1 48 (43.24%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Public Sector
3 9 (8.11%) Law
3 9 (8.11%) Legal
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) International Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Analyst
2 20 (18.02%) Architect
2 20 (18.02%) Security Architect
2 20 (18.02%) Security Manager
3 16 (14.41%) Principal Architect
3 16 (14.41%) Principal Security Architect
3 16 (14.41%) Security Analyst
4 14 (12.61%) Information Manager
4 14 (12.61%) Information Security Manager
5 13 (11.71%) Information Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Consultant
7 9 (8.11%) Security Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Auditor
10 5 (4.50%) Head of IT
10 5 (4.50%) IT Auditor
10 5 (4.50%) IT Director
10 5 (4.50%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (6.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.80%) CESG
6 2 (1.80%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Unix
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (70.27%) Information Security
2 65 (58.56%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (38.74%) Risk Management
4 23 (20.72%) Security Architecture
5 19 (17.12%) Security Operations
6 18 (16.22%) Cyber Resilience
7 17 (15.32%) Data Protection
8 16 (14.41%) Security Monitoring
8 16 (14.41%) TOGAF
9 15 (13.51%) ITIL
9 15 (13.51%) SABSA
9 15 (13.51%) Security Management
10 13 (11.71%) Identity Management
11 12 (10.81%) Information Security Management
11 12 (10.81%) SIEM
12 11 (9.91%) Incident Management
12 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.01%) Decision-Making
14 9 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) C
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.80%) Java
3 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 110 (99.10%) CISSP
2 56 (50.45%) CISA
3 32 (28.83%) CRISC
4 27 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (19.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 17 (15.32%) Degree
7 16 (14.41%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (13.51%) IISP
9 8 (7.21%) CCSP
10 7 (6.31%) CEH
11 6 (5.41%) SANS
12 5 (4.50%) PCI QSA
13 4 (3.60%) CCNP
13 4 (3.60%) Master's Degree
13 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
13 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
14 3 (2.70%) GIAC
15 2 (1.80%) CISMP
15 2 (1.80%) ISSAP
15 2 (1.80%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (40.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (19.82%) GDPR
3 17 (15.32%) NIST
4 14 (12.61%) COBIT
4 14 (12.61%) PCI DSS
5 11 (9.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (7.21%) SLA
7 4 (3.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (3.60%) ISO 22301
8 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.80%) NCSC
10 1 (0.90%) ITGC
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) QRadar
2 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (2.70%) Informatica
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) Palantir
3 2 (1.80%) Splunk
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe
4 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco
4 1 (0.90%) Meraki
4 1 (0.90%) Mitel
4 1 (0.90%) MobileIron
4 1 (0.90%) VMware