Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 387 523
Rank change year-on-year -72 +136 +162
Permanent jobs citing CISA 1,019 1,288 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 2.98% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1,039 838
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +3.45%

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 38,284 43,172 53,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.61% 25.71% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29,908 34,500 42,914
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CISA in England

CISA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CISA in England

CISA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
London -59 569 £70,000 +7.69% 55
North of England +52 178 £48,500 +7.78% 15
South East +3 158 £60,000 - 22
North West +40 89 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Yorkshire +24 73 £41,500 +10.67% 4
East of England +13 48 £59,500 +16.10% 7
Midlands -47 41 £50,000 -4.76% 16
West Midlands -49 27 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North East -9 16 £49,250 +9.44% 3
South West -46 16 £53,000 -11.67% 5
East Midlands +18 14 £50,000 -9.09% 8
South Coast - 1 £95,000 -
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CISA.

1 900 (88.32%) CISSP
2 756 (74.19%) CISM
3 702 (68.89%) Information Security
4 432 (42.39%) Finance
5 383 (37.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 295 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
7 260 (25.52%) SIEM
8 230 (22.57%) Risk Management
9 222 (21.79%) GDPR
10 214 (21.00%) PCI DSS
11 207 (20.31%) Degree
12 187 (18.35%) Data Protection
13 178 (17.47%) Management Information System
14 171 (16.78%) Firewall
15 158 (15.51%) CRISC
15 158 (15.51%) Security Operations
16 153 (15.01%) CEH
17 150 (14.72%) IT Audit
18 146 (14.33%) GIAC
19 140 (13.74%) Vulnerability Management
20 130 (12.76%) Microsoft
21 126 (12.37%) ITIL
22 124 (12.17%) Security Architecture
23 117 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
24 115 (11.29%) SANS
25 108 (10.60%) Windows
26 107 (10.50%) Legal
27 105 (10.30%) Banking
28 104 (10.21%) Project Management
29 102 (10.01%) Penetration Testing

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 43 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.79%) Apache
3 4 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.20%) Maya
3 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.39%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.098%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.098%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.71%) Office 365
2 47 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.43%) OneDrive
4 26 (2.55%) SaaS
5 12 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.18%) IaaS
5 12 (1.18%) Mimecast
5 12 (1.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.098%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 171 (16.78%) Firewall
2 60 (5.89%) Network Security
3 59 (5.79%) Internet
4 57 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 48 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (2.16%) VoIP
7 20 (1.96%) VPN
7 20 (1.96%) Wireless
8 19 (1.86%) SSL
9 12 (1.18%) DKIM
9 12 (1.18%) DMARC
10 11 (1.08%) LAN
11 10 (0.98%) HTTP
11 10 (0.98%) WAN
12 8 (0.79%) DNS
12 8 (0.79%) IPsec
12 8 (0.79%) MPLS
12 8 (0.79%) SMTP
12 8 (0.79%) SNMP
13 6 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.37%) Big Data
2 8 (0.79%) MySQL
3 3 (0.29%) Power BI
4 2 (0.20%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.098%) GIS
5 1 (0.098%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (2.06%) Metasploit
2 14 (1.37%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.29%) AppScan
4 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.20%) Paros
4 2 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 432 (42.39%) Finance
2 107 (10.50%) Legal
3 105 (10.30%) Banking
4 45 (4.42%) Retail
5 41 (4.02%) Law
6 22 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.77%) Marketing
8 12 (1.18%) Front Office
9 11 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.88%) French Language
11 8 (0.79%) Electronics
11 8 (0.79%) German Language
11 8 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.69%) Military
12 7 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.49%) Advertising
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (18.25%) Security Manager
2 162 (15.90%) Analyst
3 127 (12.46%) Security Analyst
4 121 (11.87%) Information Security Manager
5 120 (11.78%) Information Manager
6 116 (11.38%) Consultant
7 108 (10.60%) Risk Manager
8 106 (10.40%) IT Manager
9 98 (9.62%) Security Consultant
10 83 (8.15%) Information Analyst
10 83 (8.15%) Information Security Analyst
11 75 (7.36%) Security Officer
12 68 (6.67%) Security Engineer
13 67 (6.58%) IT Risk Manager
14 60 (5.89%) Information Security Officer
15 55 (5.40%) Architect
15 55 (5.40%) Auditor
16 53 (5.20%) Audit Manager
17 50 (4.91%) Information Officer
17 50 (4.91%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.57%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.29%) Middleware
2 3 (0.29%) Web Services
3 2 (0.20%) .NET
3 2 (0.20%) Java EE
3 2 (0.20%) OAuth
3 2 (0.20%) OpenID
3 2 (0.20%) XACML
4 1 (0.098%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 178 (17.47%) Management Information System
2 90 (8.83%) Computer Science
3 86 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.50%) Data Protection Act
5 37 (3.63%) Cyberthreat
6 35 (3.43%) PKI
7 34 (3.34%) Security Operations Centre
8 29 (2.85%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.18%) CESG
12 10 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
12 10 (0.98%) Fintech
13 9 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.88%) NHS
13 9 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 8 (0.79%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.60%) Windows
2 80 (7.85%) Linux
3 69 (6.77%) Unix
4 20 (1.96%) Kali Linux
5 13 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.18%) VMS
7 8 (0.79%) FreeBSD
8 5 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (68.89%) Information Security
2 295 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
3 260 (25.52%) SIEM
4 230 (22.57%) Risk Management
5 187 (18.35%) Data Protection
6 158 (15.51%) Security Operations
7 150 (14.72%) IT Audit
8 140 (13.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 126 (12.37%) ITIL
10 124 (12.17%) Security Architecture
11 117 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 104 (10.21%) Project Management
13 102 (10.01%) Penetration Testing
14 92 (9.03%) Security Management
15 87 (8.54%) Data Loss Prevention
16 86 (8.44%) Incident Management
16 86 (8.44%) ISMS
17 84 (8.24%) Internal Audit
18 80 (7.85%) Data Security
19 77 (7.56%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (5.30%) Python
2 48 (4.71%) Perl
3 41 (4.02%) PowerShell
4 38 (3.73%) Bash Shell
4 38 (3.73%) C#
5 37 (3.63%) Ruby
6 34 (3.34%) Bourne shell
6 34 (3.34%) Korn
7 16 (1.57%) C
8 15 (1.47%) Java
9 9 (0.88%) SQL
10 8 (0.79%) C++
11 3 (0.29%) PHP
12 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.098%) Go
Qualifications
1 900 (88.32%) CISSP
2 756 (74.19%) CISM
3 207 (20.31%) Degree
4 158 (15.51%) CRISC
5 153 (15.01%) CEH
6 146 (14.33%) GIAC
7 115 (11.29%) SANS
8 88 (8.64%) SSCP
9 51 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 50 (4.91%) QiCA
11 47 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
12 44 (4.32%) CSSLP
13 40 (3.93%) CCNA
14 36 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
15 35 (3.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 27 (2.65%) CISMP
17 26 (2.55%) Master's Degree
18 23 (2.26%) GSEC
19 21 (2.06%) CREST Certified
20 20 (1.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (37.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 222 (21.79%) GDPR
3 214 (21.00%) PCI DSS
4 94 (9.22%) COBIT
5 55 (5.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 37 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 36 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (2.26%) ISO 22301
8 23 (2.26%) ISO 31000
9 13 (1.28%) ISO 9001
10 11 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 9 (0.88%) COSO
11 9 (0.88%) PMO
12 8 (0.79%) HIPAA
13 7 (0.69%) RMADS
14 6 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
15 5 (0.49%) QA
16 4 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.79%) vSphere
4 6 (0.59%) Firmware
4 6 (0.59%) Snort
5 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 54 (5.30%) Nessus
2 26 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (2.45%) SCCM
4 21 (2.06%) Core Impact
5 20 (1.96%) QRadar
6 19 (1.86%) OpenVAS
7 16 (1.57%) RSA Security Analytics
8 14 (1.37%) CSIRT
9 11 (1.08%) FTK
10 8 (0.79%) Juniper STRM
10 8 (0.79%) Nexpose
10 8 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.79%) PowerBroker
10 8 (0.79%) RSA enVision
10 8 (0.79%) WSUS
11 5 (0.49%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.39%) HP Fortify
12 4 (0.39%) Nagios
12 4 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.69%) Symantec
3 44 (4.32%) McAfee
4 41 (4.02%) Cisco
5 38 (3.73%) CyberArk
6 37 (3.63%) Splunk
7 32 (3.14%) Palo Alto
8 28 (2.75%) Forcepoint
8 28 (2.75%) Qualys
9 25 (2.45%) LogRhythm
9 25 (2.45%) SAP
10 24 (2.36%) CheckPoint
11 22 (2.16%) Varonis
12 21 (2.06%) Sophos
13 18 (1.77%) Oracle
14 14 (1.37%) Aveksa
15 13 (1.28%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.08%) Acunetix
16 11 (1.08%) IBM
16 11 (1.08%) Juniper