Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 229 174
Rank change year-on-year +50 -55 +46
Permanent jobs citing CISM 120 107 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 1.04% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 5.00% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114 100 180
Median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,250 £46,250 £46,125
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £110,125
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £67,047
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.86% -0.67%

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 1,623 2,141 2,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.76% 20.71% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,420 1,835 2,195
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +3.60%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 112 (93.33%) CISSP
2 93 (77.50%) Information Security
3 62 (51.67%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (49.17%) CISA
5 54 (45.00%) Finance
6 47 (39.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 40 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 38 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (29.17%) CRISC
10 29 (24.17%) GDPR
11 27 (22.50%) Data Protection
11 27 (22.50%) Firewall
12 26 (21.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 25 (20.83%) Degree
13 25 (20.83%) TOGAF
14 23 (19.17%) Management Information System
15 20 (16.67%) Security Architecture
15 20 (16.67%) NIST
16 19 (15.83%) Azure
16 19 (15.83%) Security Management
17 18 (15.00%) Public Sector
17 18 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
17 18 (15.00%) Cyber Resilience
18 17 (14.17%) ITIL
19 16 (13.33%) IIS
19 16 (13.33%) IISP
20 15 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
20 15 (12.50%) Law
20 15 (12.50%) Information Security Management
21 14 (11.67%) Unix

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 16 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.83%) Azure
2 12 (10.00%) AWS
3 9 (7.50%) Office 365
4 3 (2.50%) IaaS
4 3 (2.50%) PaaS
4 3 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.67%) GCP
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.83%) G Suite
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.50%) Firewall
2 6 (5.00%) Network Security
3 3 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) IPsec
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) Maltego
3 1 (0.83%) GIS
General
1 54 (45.00%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Public Sector
3 15 (12.50%) Law
4 14 (11.67%) Legal
5 7 (5.83%) Retail
6 5 (4.17%) Banking
7 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 3 (2.50%) Police
8 2 (1.67%) Back Office
8 2 (1.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (22.50%) Analyst
1 27 (22.50%) Security Manager
2 21 (17.50%) Architect
2 21 (17.50%) Security Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Security Architect
3 18 (15.00%) Consultant
4 17 (14.17%) Security Consultant
5 16 (13.33%) Information Manager
5 16 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
6 13 (10.83%) Information Analyst
6 13 (10.83%) Information Security Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) Principal Architect
7 12 (10.00%) Principal Security Architect
8 7 (5.83%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.83%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Security Specialist
9 5 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Head of IT
9 5 (4.17%) IT Director
9 5 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) TensorFlow
3 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.83%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Reinsurance
5 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.67%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Unix
1 14 (11.67%) Windows
2 13 (10.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (77.50%) Information Security
2 62 (51.67%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 27 (22.50%) Data Protection
5 25 (20.83%) TOGAF
6 20 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 19 (15.83%) Security Management
8 18 (15.00%) Cyber Resilience
8 18 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
9 17 (14.17%) ITIL
10 15 (12.50%) Information Security Management
11 14 (11.67%) Decision-Making
11 14 (11.67%) SABSA
12 13 (10.83%) Identity Management
12 13 (10.83%) Incident Management
12 13 (10.83%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (10.00%) Security Operations
13 12 (10.00%) SIEM
14 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) C
2 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) Java
3 4 (3.33%) Python
4 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.67%) Julia
4 2 (1.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.67%) R
4 2 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (93.33%) CISSP
2 59 (49.17%) CISA
3 38 (31.67%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (29.17%) CRISC
5 26 (21.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 25 (20.83%) Degree
7 16 (13.33%) IISP
8 15 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (8.33%) CCSP
10 9 (7.50%) CCNA
11 8 (6.67%) CCIE
12 7 (5.83%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (5.00%) CCSA
13 6 (5.00%) JNCIA
13 6 (5.00%) Master's Degree
14 5 (4.17%) CCNP
14 5 (4.17%) CEH
14 5 (4.17%) SANS
15 4 (3.33%) GIAC
16 3 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (39.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (24.17%) GDPR
3 20 (16.67%) NIST
4 13 (10.83%) COBIT
5 10 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (7.50%) SLA
7 8 (6.67%) PCI DSS
8 6 (5.00%) ISO 22301
9 4 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.67%) NCSC
11 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.83%) ITGC
11 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.83%) QRadar
2 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.67%) Cisco
2 2 (1.67%) Meraki
2 2 (1.67%) Palantir
2 2 (1.67%) VMware
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe
3 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Citrix
3 1 (0.83%) Mitel
3 1 (0.83%) MobileIron
3 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.83%) Splunk