Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 206 280
Rank change year-on-year +35 +74 +9
Permanent jobs citing CISM 207 144 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 1.39% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.22% 5.72% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 135 100
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £38,505
90th Percentile £105,000 £94,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -5.45%

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 2,518 2,517 3,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.76% 24.33% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,204 2,246 2,911
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,507
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 204 (98.55%) CISSP
2 173 (83.57%) Information Security
3 114 (55.07%) CISA
4 90 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
5 87 (42.03%) Finance
6 72 (34.78%) Firewall
7 70 (33.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 60 (28.99%) Risk Management
9 53 (25.60%) CRISC
10 45 (21.74%) SIEM
11 42 (20.29%) GDPR
12 38 (18.36%) Degree
13 34 (16.43%) Linux
14 31 (14.98%) Windows
14 31 (14.98%) Penetration Testing
15 30 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
15 30 (14.49%) Security Operations
16 29 (14.01%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (14.01%) CEH
17 27 (13.04%) Data Protection
17 27 (13.04%) Security Architecture
17 27 (13.04%) ITIL
17 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
18 26 (12.56%) Incident Management
18 26 (12.56%) Threat Intelligence
19 25 (12.08%) Security Monitoring
19 25 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (11.59%) Data Loss Prevention
21 22 (10.63%) Legal
21 22 (10.63%) Analytical Skills

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 (0.97%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (34.78%) Firewall
2 29 (14.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (8.70%) Network Security
3 18 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.83%) Internet
5 7 (3.38%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (3.38%) VoIP
6 5 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.42%) LAN
6 5 (2.42%) WAN
7 4 (1.93%) DMZ
8 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.42%) AppScan
2 2 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 87 (42.03%) Finance
2 22 (10.63%) Legal
3 20 (9.66%) Banking
4 9 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.93%) Advertising
6 3 (1.45%) Law
6 3 (1.45%) Publishing
7 2 (0.97%) Military
7 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (20.77%) Analyst
2 38 (18.36%) Security Manager
3 35 (16.91%) Security Analyst
4 23 (11.11%) Security Officer
5 19 (9.18%) Information Manager
5 19 (9.18%) Information Security Manager
6 15 (7.25%) Risk Manager
7 14 (6.76%) IT Manager
7 14 (6.76%) IT Security Officer
7 14 (6.76%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.28%) Consultant
8 13 (6.28%) Information Analyst
8 13 (6.28%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (5.80%) Head of Security
9 12 (5.80%) Security Specialist
10 11 (5.31%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 10 (4.83%) IT Risk Manager
11 10 (4.83%) Risk Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Security Consultant
12 9 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.90%) Web Services
2 4 (1.93%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 22 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.25%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (6.76%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.38%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (1.93%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) Fintech
11 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.43%) Linux
2 31 (14.98%) Windows
3 16 (7.73%) Unix
4 11 (5.31%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.42%) AIX
6 5 (2.42%) CentOS
6 5 (2.42%) HPUX
6 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.42%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (83.57%) Information Security
2 90 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (28.99%) Risk Management
4 45 (21.74%) SIEM
5 31 (14.98%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (14.49%) Security Operations
6 30 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 27 (13.04%) ITIL
7 27 (13.04%) Security Architecture
8 26 (12.56%) Incident Management
8 26 (12.56%) Threat Intelligence
9 25 (12.08%) Security Monitoring
9 25 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (11.59%) Data Loss Prevention
11 18 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
12 17 (8.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 16 (7.73%) Threat Detection
14 15 (7.25%) Data Privacy
14 15 (7.25%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.38%) Bash Shell
2 6 (2.90%) Python
3 4 (1.93%) C
4 3 (1.45%) Perl
5 2 (0.97%) Java
5 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 204 (98.55%) CISSP
2 114 (55.07%) CISA
3 53 (25.60%) CRISC
4 38 (18.36%) Degree
5 29 (14.01%) CEH
6 20 (9.66%) SANS
7 19 (9.18%) GIAC
8 16 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (6.28%) MCSE
11 9 (4.35%) CCNA
12 6 (2.90%) CGEIT
13 5 (2.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (2.42%) CCSP
13 5 (2.42%) GCIH
14 4 (1.93%) CREST Certified
15 3 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (1.45%) SSCP
15 3 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (33.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (20.29%) GDPR
3 18 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (7.25%) PCI DSS
5 14 (6.76%) COBIT
6 10 (4.83%) ISO 22301
7 9 (4.35%) ISO 9001
7 9 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (3.86%) MiFID
9 5 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (1.93%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.93%) QA
11 3 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.97%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.97%) SLA
13 1 (0.48%) COSO
13 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.48%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.93%) Snort
3 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) OSSEC
2 3 (1.45%) Nessus
2 3 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.97%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.48%) CASB
4 1 (0.48%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (6.28%) Cisco
2 6 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.42%) IBM
3 5 (2.42%) Qualys
3 5 (2.42%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.93%) Sun
5 2 (0.97%) Blue Coat
5 2 (0.97%) McAfee
5 2 (0.97%) Splunk
6 1 (0.48%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.48%) HP
6 1 (0.48%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.48%) Sophos
6 1 (0.48%) Trend Micro