Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 234 172
Rank change year-on-year +75 -62 +37
Permanent jobs citing CISM 69 99 198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 0.97% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 5.15% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 65 90 191
Median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £45,250 £45,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £94,500 £107,625 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +7.69%

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 952 1,923 2,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.68% 18.79% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1,661 2,160
Median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 63 (91.30%) Information Security
2 62 (89.86%) CISSP
3 35 (50.72%) CISA
4 30 (43.48%) Firewall
4 30 (43.48%) Degree
4 30 (43.48%) NIST
5 28 (40.58%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (40.58%) Finance
6 25 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (36.23%) Management Information System
7 24 (34.78%) Data Protection
8 22 (31.88%) Azure
9 21 (30.43%) CRISC
10 20 (28.99%) Risk Management
11 18 (26.09%) Computer Science
12 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
12 17 (24.64%) GDPR
13 16 (23.19%) AWS
13 16 (23.19%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (20.29%) TOGAF
15 13 (18.84%) Remediation Plan
16 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
16 12 (17.39%) SQL
17 11 (15.94%) Quality Management
17 11 (15.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Excel
17 11 (15.94%) Master's Degree
17 11 (15.94%) Information Security Governance
17 11 (15.94%) Public Cloud

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 7 (10.14%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Azure
2 16 (23.19%) AWS
3 7 (10.14%) Office 365
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (5.80%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) Network Security
3 3 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Legal
3 8 (11.59%) Public Sector
4 7 (10.14%) Law
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Police
7 1 (1.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Risk Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 12 (17.39%) Security Risk Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Compliance Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Governance Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Consultant
6 10 (14.49%) Information Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Security Consultant
6 10 (14.49%) Security Manager
7 9 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (11.59%) Information Officer
8 8 (11.59%) Information Security Officer
8 8 (11.59%) Security Officer
9 6 (8.70%) Information Manager
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (7.25%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.90%) TensorFlow
3 2 (2.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.94%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.90%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.90%) Robotics
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (91.30%) Information Security
2 28 (40.58%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (34.78%) Data Protection
4 20 (28.99%) Risk Management
5 18 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 16 (23.19%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (20.29%) TOGAF
8 13 (18.84%) Remediation Plan
9 11 (15.94%) Information Security Governance
9 11 (15.94%) Quality Management
10 10 (14.49%) ITIL
10 10 (14.49%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (14.49%) SIEM
11 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 9 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Security Architecture
11 9 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (11.59%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (8.70%) Decision-Making
13 6 (8.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) Julia
3 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.90%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) R
3 2 (2.90%) Scala
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (89.86%) CISSP
2 35 (50.72%) CISA
3 30 (43.48%) Degree
4 21 (30.43%) CRISC
5 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (15.94%) Master's Degree
7 10 (14.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (14.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (10.14%) CCIE
8 7 (10.14%) CCNA
8 7 (10.14%) IISP
8 7 (10.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (8.70%) CCSA
9 6 (8.70%) CSSLP
9 6 (8.70%) JNCIA
10 5 (7.25%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.80%) CCSP
11 4 (5.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 2 (2.90%) ISEB
12 2 (2.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (43.48%) NIST
2 25 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (24.64%) GDPR
4 11 (15.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (14.49%) COBIT
6 5 (7.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (5.80%) ISO 31000
7 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
8 3 (4.35%) ISO 22301
9 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (2.90%) SLA
10 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.45%) ITGC
10 1 (1.45%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) CSIRT
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) Citrix
3 1 (1.45%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee
3 1 (1.45%) Meraki
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec