The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 330 445
Rank change year-on-year +18 +115  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 848 857 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 0.94% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 3.54% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 701 678 481
Median salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.55% +1.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £42,875
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.79%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20663 24209 28466
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.57% 26.55% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 19826 22770
Median salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CISM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in England

CISM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CISM in England

CISM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CISM in England

CISM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 472 £70,000 +3.70% 27
South East +8 97 £60,000 - 22
North West -5 87 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East of England +5 60 £53,750 +2.38% 7
West Midlands -29 47 £43,354 -22.92% 2
Yorkshire -7 38 £57,500 +12.74% 4
South West -16 27 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North East +17 9 £56,250 +52.02% 4
East Midlands +8 7 £77,500 +40.90% 2
Midlands +6 1 £90,000 - 4
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing CISM 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 CISM.

1 1622 (95.86%) CISSP
2 1215 (71.81%) Information Security
3 841 (49.70%) CISA
4 732 (43.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 598 (35.34%) Finance
6 557 (32.92%) Cybersecurity
7 458 (27.07%) Risk Management
8 388 (22.93%) SIEM
9 381 (22.52%) PCI DSS
10 365 (21.57%) ITIL
11 354 (20.92%) Degree
12 341 (20.15%) Data Protection
13 340 (20.09%) Firewall
14 313 (18.50%) Management Information System
15 277 (16.37%) Security Operations
16 256 (15.13%) Linux
17 245 (14.48%) Windows
18 235 (13.89%) Security Management
19 231 (13.65%) Security Architecture
20 211 (12.47%) Vulnerability Management
20 211 (12.47%) SANS
21 209 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
22 179 (10.58%) CEH
23 176 (10.40%) Penetration Testing
24 175 (10.34%) CRISC
25 168 (9.93%) Data Protection Act
26 157 (9.28%) Legal
27 156 (9.22%) Incident Management
28 155 (9.16%) Risk Assessment
29 154 (9.10%) GIAC

CISM
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 35 (2.07%) IIS
2 11 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.24%) Apache
4 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.12%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.059%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.059%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.059%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.059%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Maya
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.77%) assyst
3 12 (0.71%) Sentinel
4 11 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.24%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.059%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.89%) Office 365
3 22 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.18%) SaaS
5 17 (1.00%) IaaS
6 12 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.47%) PaaS
9 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.18%) G Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.059%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.059%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 340 (20.09%) Firewall
2 146 (8.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 142 (8.39%) Network Security
4 136 (8.04%) TCP/IP
5 55 (3.25%) WAN
6 54 (3.19%) Internet
7 53 (3.13%) LAN
8 37 (2.19%) VPN
9 27 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (1.48%) HTTP
11 22 (1.30%) DNS
12 20 (1.18%) Wireless
13 17 (1.00%) SSL
14 14 (0.83%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.71%) VoIP
16 11 (0.65%) IPsec
16 11 (0.65%) LDAP
17 10 (0.59%) Wireshark
18 8 (0.47%) Kerberos
18 8 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.59%) Big Data
3 7 (0.41%) GIS
4 5 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.24%) MySQL
5 4 (0.24%) ZAP BI
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.059%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.059%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.059%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.059%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.059%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.83%) Burp Suite
3 10 (0.59%) Metasploit
4 6 (0.35%) Fiddler
5 5 (0.30%) AppScan
5 5 (0.30%) Paros
6 2 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.12%) Subversion
6 2 (0.12%) WebScarab
7 1 (0.059%) Git (software)
General
1 598 (35.34%) Finance
2 157 (9.28%) Legal
3 150 (8.87%) Banking
4 67 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 65 (3.84%) Retail
6 29 (1.71%) Marketing
7 24 (1.42%) Law
8 19 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.06%) Spanish Language
10 17 (1.00%) French Language
11 16 (0.95%) Dutch Language
11 16 (0.95%) German Language
11 16 (0.95%) Italian Language
12 13 (0.77%) Advertising
12 13 (0.77%) Electronics
13 12 (0.71%) Digital Economy
13 12 (0.71%) Local Government
14 10 (0.59%) Games
15 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 402 (23.76%) Security Manager
2 391 (23.11%) Analyst
3 323 (19.09%) Security Analyst
4 205 (12.12%) Consultant
5 175 (10.34%) Security Consultant
6 153 (9.04%) Information Analyst
7 150 (8.87%) Information Manager
7 150 (8.87%) Information Security Analyst
8 149 (8.81%) Information Security Manager
9 122 (7.21%) Security Engineer
10 117 (6.91%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 97 (5.73%) Architect
11 97 (5.73%) IT Manager
11 97 (5.73%) Security Specialist
12 93 (5.50%) Security Architect
13 90 (5.32%) IT Analyst
13 90 (5.32%) Security Officer
14 80 (4.73%) IT Security Manager
15 76 (4.49%) IT Security Analyst
15 76 (4.49%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.13%) SailPoint
2 18 (1.06%) Web Services
3 9 (0.53%) 802.1X
3 9 (0.53%) boto
3 9 (0.53%) Middleware
3 9 (0.53%) RESTful
4 6 (0.35%) .NET
5 4 (0.24%) OAuth
5 4 (0.24%) XML
6 3 (0.18%) HTML
7 2 (0.12%) CGI
7 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.12%) REST
8 1 (0.059%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.059%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.059%) HTML5
8 1 (0.059%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.059%) Node.js
8 1 (0.059%) SOAP
8 1 (0.059%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 313 (18.50%) Management Information System
2 168 (9.93%) Data Protection Act
3 146 (8.63%) Computer Science
4 115 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (3.25%) CESG
6 52 (3.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 50 (2.96%) Cyber Attack
7 50 (2.96%) Data Centre
8 34 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
9 32 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 25 (1.48%) Cyber Defence
11 23 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (1.18%) PKI
13 17 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 17 (1.00%) NHS
14 16 (0.95%) Fintech
15 15 (0.89%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
17 13 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
18 12 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 256 (15.13%) Linux
2 245 (14.48%) Windows
3 109 (6.44%) Unix
4 83 (4.91%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 25 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.77%) Android
10 8 (0.47%) CentOS
11 7 (0.41%) Kali Linux
11 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.24%) Solaris
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.059%) AIX
15 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (71.81%) Information Security
2 557 (32.92%) Cybersecurity
3 458 (27.07%) Risk Management
4 388 (22.93%) SIEM
5 365 (21.57%) ITIL
6 341 (20.15%) Data Protection
7 277 (16.37%) Security Operations
8 235 (13.89%) Security Management
9 231 (13.65%) Security Architecture
10 211 (12.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 209 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 176 (10.40%) Penetration Testing
13 156 (9.22%) Incident Management
14 155 (9.16%) Risk Assessment
15 134 (7.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 132 (7.80%) Business Continuity
17 129 (7.62%) Information Security Management
18 125 (7.39%) Project Management
19 123 (7.27%) Security Monitoring
20 120 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (3.55%) SQL
2 56 (3.31%) Python
3 40 (2.36%) Perl
4 39 (2.30%) C
5 28 (1.65%) Java
6 21 (1.24%) Ruby
7 20 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.12%) PHP
9 14 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 12 (0.71%) C#
11 11 (0.65%) C++
12 10 (0.59%) Bourne shell
12 10 (0.59%) Korn
13 1 (0.059%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.059%) Go
13 1 (0.059%) Scala
13 1 (0.059%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.059%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.059%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1622 (95.86%) CISSP
2 841 (49.70%) CISA
3 354 (20.92%) Degree
4 211 (12.47%) SANS
5 179 (10.58%) CEH
6 175 (10.34%) CRISC
7 154 (9.10%) GIAC
8 143 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
9 129 (7.62%) Security Cleared
10 112 (6.62%) CESG Certified Professional
11 103 (6.09%) SC Cleared
12 83 (4.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 71 (4.20%) GSEC
14 67 (3.96%) CCSP
15 62 (3.66%) SSCP
16 60 (3.55%) GCIH
17 56 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
18 52 (3.07%) CCNP
19 49 (2.90%) GCIA
20 44 (2.60%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (43.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 381 (22.52%) PCI DSS
3 125 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 124 (7.33%) COBIT
5 99 (5.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 92 (5.44%) GDPR
7 75 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 38 (2.25%) ISO 22301
9 31 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 24 (1.42%) SLA
11 23 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 22 (1.30%) ISO 9001
13 21 (1.24%) NIST 800
14 14 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (0.77%) ISO 14001
15 13 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 12 (0.71%) PA-DSS
17 10 (0.59%) ISO 31000
18 9 (0.53%) Data Quality
18 9 (0.53%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 122 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.89%) Snort
4 8 (0.47%) vSphere
5 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.18%) Xen
7 2 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.059%) Postfix
8 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.059%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 102 (6.03%) Nessus
2 53 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 42 (2.48%) CSIRT
3 42 (2.48%) SCCM
4 30 (1.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 27 (1.60%) PowerBroker
5 27 (1.60%) QRadar
6 23 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 19 (1.12%) Puppet
8 18 (1.06%) Ansible
9 15 (0.89%) RSA Security Analytics
10 14 (0.83%) Core Impact
10 14 (0.83%) Nexpose
10 14 (0.83%) OpenVAS
10 14 (0.83%) WSUS
11 13 (0.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 13 (0.77%) Nmap
12 9 (0.53%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.41%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 101 (5.97%) Splunk
2 90 (5.32%) Cisco
3 87 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 82 (4.85%) Oracle
5 68 (4.02%) McAfee
6 60 (3.55%) CyberArk
7 58 (3.43%) CheckPoint
8 57 (3.37%) LogRhythm
9 50 (2.96%) Qualys
10 48 (2.84%) Palo Alto
11 45 (2.66%) AlienVault
11 45 (2.66%) Symantec
12 43 (2.54%) Aveksa
13 30 (1.77%) Sun
14 27 (1.60%) Bomgar
15 25 (1.48%) Apple
16 23 (1.36%) ArcSight
16 23 (1.36%) VMware
17 20 (1.18%) SAP
18 17 (1.00%) Sophos
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Begbies Traynor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago