Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 273 258
Rank change year-on-year +93 -15 +84
Permanent jobs citing CISM 174 97 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.57% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 2.70% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 82
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +7.32% -6.82%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,375 £38,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,156 3,592 3,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.41% 30.64% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,225 2,803 3,015
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +3.49% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the East of England

CISM
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in the East of England.

Salary trend for CISM in the East of England

CISM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the East of England

CISM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +57 118 £74,500 +14.62% 3
Cambridgeshire +25 29 £65,000 +19.27% 5
Suffolk +27 22 £70,000 +9.38%
Norfolk +9 2 - -
Bedfordshire -9 2 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Essex +12 1 £55,000 +4.76%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 169 (97.13%) CISSP
2 98 (56.32%) CISA
3 87 (50.00%) Information Security
4 79 (45.40%) GIAC
5 71 (40.80%) Windows
5 71 (40.80%) Cybersecurity
6 69 (39.66%) SIEM
7 66 (37.93%) Security Architecture
8 65 (37.36%) Unix
8 65 (37.36%) SSCP
9 62 (35.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 62 (35.63%) CompTIA Security+
10 60 (34.48%) SANS
10 60 (34.48%) Sophos
10 60 (34.48%) CSSLP
11 56 (32.18%) Symantec
12 49 (28.16%) Microsoft
12 49 (28.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 43 (24.71%) Retail
14 42 (24.14%) Finance
15 39 (22.41%) Security Operations
16 37 (21.26%) Identity Access Management
17 36 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
17 36 (20.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
17 36 (20.69%) Security Operations Centre
18 35 (20.11%) Risk Management
19 34 (19.54%) ITIL
20 33 (18.97%) Linux
20 33 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
21 32 (18.39%) Management Information System

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.20%) SaaS
3 15 (8.62%) Office 365
4 9 (5.17%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.72%) IaaS
7 2 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) LAN
1 11 (6.32%) WAN
2 9 (5.17%) DKIM
2 9 (5.17%) DMARC
3 7 (4.02%) Network Security
4 5 (2.87%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.15%) VPN
5 2 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.15%) Burp Suite
General
1 43 (24.71%) Retail
2 42 (24.14%) Finance
3 4 (2.30%) Legal
4 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (33.91%) Security Manager
2 41 (23.56%) Security Engineer
3 30 (17.24%) Information Manager
3 30 (17.24%) Information Security Manager
4 28 (16.09%) Engineering Manager
5 18 (10.34%) Architect
5 18 (10.34%) Security Architect
6 15 (8.62%) Security Officer
7 14 (8.05%) Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) Information Officer
7 14 (8.05%) Information Security Officer
8 9 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Development Analyst
10 7 (4.02%) Head of Security
10 7 (4.02%) Software Analyst
10 7 (4.02%) Software Development Analyst
11 6 (3.45%) Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Risk Officer
12 5 (2.87%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 32 (18.39%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.17%) PKI
5 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.15%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Life Science
8 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (40.80%) Windows
2 65 (37.36%) Unix
3 33 (18.97%) Linux
4 11 (6.32%) Kali Linux
5 8 (4.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.00%) Information Security
2 71 (40.80%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (39.66%) SIEM
4 66 (37.93%) Security Architecture
5 62 (35.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 39 (22.41%) Security Operations
7 37 (21.26%) Identity Access Management
8 36 (20.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 36 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 35 (20.11%) Risk Management
10 34 (19.54%) ITIL
11 33 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (17.82%) Vulnerability Management
14 27 (15.52%) Due Diligence
15 22 (12.64%) Data Loss Prevention
15 22 (12.64%) Use Case
16 21 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (9.77%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.90%) Perl
1 12 (6.90%) Python
2 10 (5.75%) Go
2 10 (5.75%) PHP
2 10 (5.75%) Ruby
3 9 (5.17%) Java
4 5 (2.87%) C
5 2 (1.15%) C#
5 2 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 169 (97.13%) CISSP
2 98 (56.32%) CISA
3 79 (45.40%) GIAC
4 65 (37.36%) SSCP
5 62 (35.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 60 (34.48%) CSSLP
6 60 (34.48%) SANS
7 26 (14.94%) CEH
8 18 (10.34%) CRISC
9 12 (6.90%) CREST Certified
10 10 (5.75%) Degree
11 4 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (2.30%) GSLC
12 3 (1.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.72%) IISP
13 2 (1.15%) CCNA
13 2 (1.15%) CCNP
13 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.57%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (28.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (15.52%) GDPR
3 26 (14.94%) PCI DSS
4 17 (9.77%) COBIT
4 17 (9.77%) ISO 22301
5 10 (5.75%) HIPAA
6 9 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (2.30%) QA
9 2 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.32%) Nessus
1 11 (6.32%) Nmap
2 6 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.57%) CASB
Vendors
1 60 (34.48%) Sophos
2 56 (32.18%) Symantec
3 49 (28.16%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.20%) LogRhythm
5 13 (7.47%) Forcepoint
6 11 (6.32%) Netsparker
6 11 (6.32%) Qualys
7 5 (2.87%) Splunk
8 2 (1.15%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.57%) Cognizant