Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 231 207
Rank change year-on-year +103 -24 +4
Permanent jobs citing CISM 68 91 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 0.91% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 5.22% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 83 153
Median annual salary £66,000 £80,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -3.03% +24.53%
10th Percentile £45,250 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £91,625 £98,500 £116,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% -3.03% +26.92%

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 686 1,744 2,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.89% 17.47% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 589 1,454 2,034
Median annual salary £65,000 £63,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +1.20% +8.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

CISM
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +21 1 £60,000 -50.00%
CISM
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 64 (94.12%) CISSP
2 51 (75.00%) Information Security
3 42 (61.76%) Degree
3 42 (61.76%) NIST
4 41 (60.29%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (57.35%) CISA
6 37 (54.41%) Management Information System
7 36 (52.94%) Finance
8 33 (48.53%) Firewall
9 27 (39.71%) Computer Science
10 25 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (35.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 23 (33.82%) Data Protection
13 22 (32.35%) Risk Management
14 21 (30.88%) CCSP
14 21 (30.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 21 (30.88%) SIEM
15 18 (26.47%) GDPR
16 17 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
16 17 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 16 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
18 15 (22.06%) Azure
18 15 (22.06%) AWS
19 14 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
20 13 (19.12%) COBIT
21 12 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
21 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
21 12 (17.65%) Security Patching

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 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) AWS
1 15 (22.06%) Azure
2 2 (2.94%) GCP
3 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (48.53%) Firewall
2 17 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (14.71%) VPN
4 8 (11.76%) LAN
4 8 (11.76%) WAN
4 8 (11.76%) Wireless
5 7 (10.29%) SSL
5 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.47%) DMZ
6 1 (1.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) GIS
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) GitLab
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Legal
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Law
5 3 (4.41%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.47%) German Language
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Risk Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Information Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Information Officer
4 12 (17.65%) Information Security Officer
4 12 (17.65%) Security Officer
4 12 (17.65%) Security Risk Analyst
5 11 (16.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (16.18%) Security Specialist
6 10 (14.71%) Security Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Information Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Information Risk Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) Compliance Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) Governance Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) IT Security Specialist
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Specialist
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
3 7 (10.29%) YAML
4 1 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) OAuth
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (54.41%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (16.18%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
5 7 (10.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (10.29%) Robotics
6 5 (7.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Unix
2 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Solaris
3 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Information Security
2 41 (60.29%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (39.71%) Computer Science
4 23 (33.82%) Data Protection
5 22 (32.35%) Risk Management
6 21 (30.88%) SIEM
6 21 (30.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 17 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (17.65%) Antivirus Management
9 12 (17.65%) Patch Management
9 12 (17.65%) Privileged Access Management
9 12 (17.65%) Remediation Plan
9 12 (17.65%) Security Patching
10 9 (13.24%) Open Source
10 9 (13.24%) OWASP
11 8 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
11 8 (11.76%) Social Engineering
11 8 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) Go
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (94.12%) CISSP
2 42 (61.76%) Degree
3 39 (57.35%) CISA
4 25 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (35.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 21 (30.88%) CCSP
7 11 (16.18%) CRISC
8 10 (14.71%) CSSLP
9 7 (10.29%) CREST Certified
9 7 (10.29%) GCFA
9 7 (10.29%) GCIA
9 7 (10.29%) GCIH
10 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (7.35%) Master's Degree
11 4 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 3 (4.41%) GIAC
12 3 (4.41%) GSLC
13 1 (1.47%) CCNP
13 1 (1.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (61.76%) NIST
2 18 (26.47%) GDPR
3 17 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (19.12%) COBIT
6 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (5.88%) ISO 31000
8 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
9 2 (2.94%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.47%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) CASB
2 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Nessus
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) VMware
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) CA
4 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.47%) Qualys
4 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk