Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 246 280
Rank change year-on-year +42 +34 +58
Permanent jobs citing CISM 153 121 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 3.27% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 54 104 92
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,075 £38,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,000 £77,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69% +2.50%

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 3,353 3,700 4,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.73% 29.60% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,805 3,313
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +19 94 £62,500 -3.85% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 26 £65,000 -23.53% 2
Suffolk +18 20 £70,000 +9.38%
Bedfordshire +15 6 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Essex +9 5 £51,500 +19.77%
Norfolk +13 2 - - 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 148 (96.73%) CISSP
2 86 (56.21%) CISA
3 78 (50.98%) Information Security
4 72 (47.06%) GIAC
5 64 (41.83%) Security Architecture
6 60 (39.22%) Cybersecurity
7 57 (37.25%) SIEM
7 57 (37.25%) SSCP
8 55 (35.95%) CompTIA Security+
9 54 (35.29%) SANS
9 54 (35.29%) CSSLP
10 52 (33.99%) Sophos
11 50 (32.68%) Symantec
11 50 (32.68%) Windows
11 50 (32.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (30.07%) Unix
13 45 (29.41%) Microsoft
14 40 (26.14%) Risk Management
14 40 (26.14%) Security Operations
15 39 (25.49%) Retail
16 35 (22.88%) Security Operations Centre
16 35 (22.88%) Identity Access Management
17 34 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
17 34 (22.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
17 34 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
17 34 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 33 (21.57%) Finance
19 32 (20.92%) Vulnerability Management
20 27 (17.65%) Due Diligence
21 25 (16.34%) CEH

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 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.84%) Office 365
2 8 (5.23%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.61%) IaaS
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Firewall
1 12 (7.84%) LAN
2 11 (7.19%) WAN
3 9 (5.88%) Network Security
4 8 (5.23%) DKIM
4 8 (5.23%) DMARC
5 3 (1.96%) VPN
6 2 (1.31%) Internet
6 2 (1.31%) SMS
6 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.31%) Wireless
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) DNS
7 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.31%) Burp Suite
General
1 39 (25.49%) Retail
2 33 (21.57%) Finance
3 5 (3.27%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (28.10%) Security Manager
2 40 (26.14%) Security Engineer
3 23 (15.03%) Engineering Manager
4 18 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 18 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
5 15 (9.80%) Security Officer
6 14 (9.15%) Information Officer
6 14 (9.15%) Information Security Officer
7 13 (8.50%) Architect
7 13 (8.50%) Security Architect
8 12 (7.84%) Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Head of Security
9 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Development Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) Risk Officer
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Manager
11 6 (3.92%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) ADSI
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (13.73%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.88%) PKI
5 8 (5.23%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.31%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 46 (30.07%) Unix
3 15 (9.80%) Linux
4 10 (6.54%) Kali Linux
4 10 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.98%) Information Security
2 64 (41.83%) Security Architecture
3 60 (39.22%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (37.25%) SIEM
5 50 (32.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (26.14%) Risk Management
6 40 (26.14%) Security Operations
7 35 (22.88%) Identity Access Management
8 34 (22.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 34 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
8 34 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 32 (20.92%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (17.65%) Due Diligence
11 22 (14.38%) Use Case
12 21 (13.73%) Data Loss Prevention
13 20 (13.07%) ITIL
14 19 (12.42%) Information Security Management
14 19 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (12.42%) Security Management
15 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.19%) Perl
1 11 (7.19%) Python
2 9 (5.88%) Go
2 9 (5.88%) PHP
2 9 (5.88%) Ruby
3 8 (5.23%) Java
4 4 (2.61%) C
5 2 (1.31%) C#
5 2 (1.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 148 (96.73%) CISSP
2 86 (56.21%) CISA
3 72 (47.06%) GIAC
4 57 (37.25%) SSCP
5 55 (35.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 54 (35.29%) CSSLP
6 54 (35.29%) SANS
7 25 (16.34%) CEH
8 11 (7.19%) CREST Certified
9 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
10 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.23%) CISMP
11 8 (5.23%) Degree
12 6 (3.92%) CRISC
13 4 (2.61%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (2.61%) GSLC
14 3 (1.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (1.96%) IISP
15 2 (1.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.15%) GDPR
3 10 (6.54%) PCI DSS
4 9 (5.88%) COBIT
4 9 (5.88%) HIPAA
5 8 (5.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.61%) QA
8 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.65%) COSO
9 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.65%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) Nessus
1 10 (6.54%) Nmap
2 5 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (33.99%) Sophos
2 50 (32.68%) Symantec
3 45 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.19%) Qualys
5 10 (6.54%) Forcepoint
5 10 (6.54%) Netsparker
6 2 (1.31%) Capita
6 2 (1.31%) Splunk
6 2 (1.31%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.65%) Lumension
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle