Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 688 482 553
Rank change year-on-year -206 +71 -64
Permanent jobs citing CISA 319 192 595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 1.97% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 265 170 476
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £48,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,375 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -

CISA 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23,126 9,754 29,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.85% 21.74% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,448 7,569 22,003
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,430
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CISA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in England

CISA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISA in England.

Salary trend for CISA in England

CISA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISA in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for CISA in England

CISA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the England region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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 -192 175 £70,000 +7.69% 28
South East -128 62 £62,500 +25.00% 8
North of England -125 27 £55,000 - 11
Midlands -121 17 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Yorkshire -86 16 £55,000 - 7
West Midlands -102 16 £66,250 +10.42% 6
South West -89 15 £50,750 -21.92% 1
East of England -100 14 £77,500 +29.17% 1
North West -100 11 £55,000 -2.22% 4
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing CISA 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 England region with a requirement for CISA.

1 250 (78.37%) CISSP
2 230 (72.10%) CISM
3 200 (62.70%) Information Security
4 178 (55.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 158 (49.53%) Cybersecurity
6 129 (40.44%) Risk Management
7 106 (33.23%) Social Skills
8 99 (31.03%) NIST
9 90 (28.21%) Finance
10 86 (26.96%) CRISC
11 75 (23.51%) Degree
12 73 (22.88%) SIEM
13 69 (21.63%) ITIL
14 68 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
15 62 (19.44%) Management Information System
16 60 (18.81%) Firewall
17 59 (18.50%) Internal Audit
17 59 (18.50%) GDPR
18 57 (17.87%) IT Audit
18 57 (17.87%) COBIT
19 51 (15.99%) Vulnerability Management
20 48 (15.05%) Security Architecture
21 45 (14.11%) Security Management
22 44 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
23 42 (13.17%) Network Security
24 41 (12.85%) AWS
24 41 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
25 38 (11.91%) Penetration Testing
26 36 (11.29%) Presentation Skills
27 35 (10.97%) CEH

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (1.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.31%) Appian
2 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP BPC
1 4 (1.25%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.63%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.85%) AWS
2 35 (10.97%) Azure
3 9 (2.82%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (2.51%) SaaS
5 7 (2.19%) Serverless
6 6 (1.88%) Akamai
7 5 (1.57%) PaaS
7 5 (1.57%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.94%) Azure Sentinel
9 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.63%) GCP
10 2 (0.63%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (0.31%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.81%) Firewall
2 42 (13.17%) Network Security
3 18 (5.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.76%) VPN
5 10 (3.13%) DNS
6 9 (2.82%) Internet
7 8 (2.51%) GSM
7 8 (2.51%) Wireless
7 8 (2.51%) Wireless Security
8 7 (2.19%) HTTP
8 7 (2.19%) SSL
9 4 (1.25%) DHCP
9 4 (1.25%) LAN
9 4 (1.25%) RTP
9 4 (1.25%) SD-WAN
9 4 (1.25%) WAN
10 3 (0.94%) BGP
10 3 (0.94%) Intranet
10 3 (0.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.82%) MySQL
3 9 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.57%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.25%) Power BI
6 2 (0.63%) Tableau
7 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.82%) SoapUI
2 6 (1.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) AppScan
3 1 (0.31%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 106 (33.23%) Social Skills
2 90 (28.21%) Finance
3 68 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (11.29%) Presentation Skills
5 28 (8.78%) Legal
6 18 (5.64%) Public Sector
7 17 (5.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 16 (5.02%) Telecoms
9 12 (3.76%) French Language
9 12 (3.76%) Influencing Skills
9 12 (3.76%) Law
10 9 (2.82%) Banking
11 8 (2.51%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.57%) Back Office
12 5 (1.57%) Retail
13 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.63%) Advertising
14 2 (0.63%) Environmental Health
14 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.87%) Analyst
2 55 (17.24%) Security Manager
3 45 (14.11%) Security Analyst
4 29 (9.09%) Architect
4 29 (9.09%) Auditor
5 28 (8.78%) Security Architect
6 27 (8.46%) IT Auditor
7 25 (7.84%) Information Manager
7 25 (7.84%) Information Security Manager
8 24 (7.52%) Consultant
8 24 (7.52%) IT Analyst
8 24 (7.52%) IT Manager
9 21 (6.58%) Security Officer
10 19 (5.96%) IT Security Analyst
11 17 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 16 (5.02%) Information Analyst
12 16 (5.02%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (4.70%) Security Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) IT Security Manager
15 12 (3.76%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.45%) SOAP
2 4 (1.25%) ISPF
2 4 (1.25%) SAML
3 3 (0.94%) .NET
3 3 (0.94%) J2EE
3 3 (0.94%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.63%) OAuth
4 2 (0.63%) OpenID
4 2 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.31%) JSP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.64%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (2.82%) Cyberattack
3 9 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.51%) Robotics
5 7 (2.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (2.19%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.88%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.57%) PKI
8 4 (1.25%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.25%) FMCG
8 4 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.94%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) PMI
10 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.97%) Linux
1 35 (10.97%) Windows
2 13 (4.08%) Unix
3 10 (3.13%) Mac OS
4 9 (2.82%) Solaris
5 5 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (62.70%) Information Security
2 158 (49.53%) Cybersecurity
3 129 (40.44%) Risk Management
4 73 (22.88%) SIEM
5 69 (21.63%) ITIL
6 59 (18.50%) Internal Audit
7 57 (17.87%) IT Audit
8 51 (15.99%) Vulnerability Management
9 48 (15.05%) Security Architecture
10 45 (14.11%) Security Management
11 44 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (11.91%) Penetration Testing
14 32 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (9.72%) Security Monitoring
16 29 (9.09%) Data Privacy
17 28 (8.78%) Incident Management
17 28 (8.78%) Risk Assessment
17 28 (8.78%) Security Operations
18 26 (8.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.70%) SQL
2 14 (4.39%) Python
3 10 (3.13%) Go
4 8 (2.51%) C
5 2 (0.63%) Java
5 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.31%) C#
6 1 (0.31%) C++
6 1 (0.31%) PHP
6 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 250 (78.37%) CISSP
2 230 (72.10%) CISM
3 86 (26.96%) CRISC
4 75 (23.51%) Degree
5 35 (10.97%) CEH
6 24 (7.52%) CompTIA Security+
6 24 (7.52%) SANS
7 23 (7.21%) SSCP
8 22 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (6.27%) CGEIT
10 19 (5.96%) OSCP
11 17 (5.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 16 (5.02%) GIAC
13 15 (4.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 14 (4.39%) CISMP
15 12 (3.76%) CASP
16 10 (3.13%) Security Cleared
17 9 (2.82%) CREST Certified
17 9 (2.82%) OSCE
18 8 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (55.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (31.03%) NIST
3 59 (18.50%) GDPR
4 57 (17.87%) COBIT
5 33 (10.34%) GRC
6 30 (9.40%) PCI DSS
7 25 (7.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (7.52%) NCSC
9 23 (7.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (6.27%) ITGC
11 17 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (3.45%) ISO 9001
12 11 (3.45%) SOC 2
13 10 (3.13%) QA
14 8 (2.51%) IASME
15 6 (1.88%) HIPAA
16 5 (1.57%) SOC 1
17 4 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 4 (1.25%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (5.33%) QRadar
2 10 (3.13%) Kibana
3 8 (2.51%) HP ALM
3 8 (2.51%) HP Fortify
3 8 (2.51%) WebInspect
4 4 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.94%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.63%) EnCase
6 2 (0.63%) FTK
7 1 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.31%) CASB
7 1 (0.31%) Nessus
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.21%) Oracle
3 22 (6.90%) Splunk
4 11 (3.45%) Qualys
5 10 (3.13%) ArcSight
6 9 (2.82%) Tripwire
7 8 (2.51%) HP
8 7 (2.19%) Black Duck
8 7 (2.19%) Micro Focus
8 7 (2.19%) Sonatype
9 6 (1.88%) AlienVault
10 5 (1.57%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.57%) SAP
11 4 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco
11 4 (1.25%) ForgeRock
11 4 (1.25%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.94%) Aruba
12 3 (0.94%) Meraki
12 3 (0.94%) Rapid7