Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 309 398
Rank change year-on-year -12 +89 +183
Permanent jobs citing CISM 1,610 1,688 1,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% 3.97% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 1,337 1,275
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38,474 42,559 53,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.54% 25.63% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,111 34,008 43,295
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% - -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 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 -31 873 £72,500 +3.57% 80
South East +97 295 £60,000 - 28
North of England -10 220 £55,000 - 24
North West 0 126 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Midlands -64 93 £50,000 +5.26% 13
East of England +24 81 £59,750 +13.81% 10
Yorkshire -6 76 £52,750 +22.67% 7
West Midlands -74 65 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South West -38 34 £52,750 -12.08% 4
East Midlands +7 28 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North East -19 18 £48,500 +7.78% 4
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 1,564 (97.14%) CISSP
2 1,252 (77.76%) Information Security
3 806 (50.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 756 (46.96%) CISA
5 660 (40.99%) Cybersecurity
6 575 (35.71%) Finance
7 435 (27.02%) SIEM
8 389 (24.16%) Firewall
9 377 (23.42%) Risk Management
10 375 (23.29%) Data Protection
11 337 (20.93%) Degree
12 320 (19.88%) GDPR
13 317 (19.69%) Penetration Testing
14 316 (19.63%) PCI DSS
15 304 (18.88%) Security Operations
16 303 (18.82%) Management Information System
17 278 (17.27%) ITIL
18 265 (16.46%) Security Architecture
19 259 (16.09%) CRISC
20 253 (15.71%) Windows
21 246 (15.28%) Vulnerability Management
22 234 (14.53%) GIAC
23 221 (13.73%) Network Security
24 203 (12.61%) Linux
25 194 (12.05%) CEH
26 193 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
26 193 (11.99%) Security Management
27 186 (11.55%) Banking
28 170 (10.56%) SANS
29 165 (10.25%) Data Loss Prevention

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 50 (3.11%) IIS
2 43 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 14 (0.87%) Apache
5 9 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.062%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.062%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.062%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 32 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.19%) assyst
3 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
1 75 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (3.91%) Office 365
3 43 (2.67%) SaaS
4 35 (2.17%) OneDrive
5 20 (1.24%) IaaS
5 20 (1.24%) Mimecast
6 19 (1.18%) PaaS
7 9 (0.56%) Cloudflare
8 7 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.062%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 389 (24.16%) Firewall
2 221 (13.73%) Network Security
3 135 (8.39%) TCP/IP
4 91 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 81 (5.03%) Internet
6 45 (2.80%) WAN
7 44 (2.73%) VPN
8 40 (2.48%) LAN
9 26 (1.61%) SSL
10 21 (1.30%) VoIP
11 19 (1.18%) IPsec
11 19 (1.18%) Wireless
12 13 (0.81%) DKIM
12 13 (0.81%) DMARC
13 12 (0.75%) HTTP
14 10 (0.62%) SCCP
15 9 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.56%) DNS
16 8 (0.50%) SMTP
16 8 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.12%) MySQL
3 15 (0.93%) Big Data
4 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.31%) Blockchain
5 5 (0.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.19%) GIS
7 1 (0.062%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.062%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.062%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.062%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.062%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.062%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (0.99%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.68%) AppScan
3 5 (0.31%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.12%) Paros
4 2 (0.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.062%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.062%) Subversion
General
1 575 (35.71%) Finance
2 186 (11.55%) Banking
3 149 (9.25%) Legal
4 72 (4.47%) Law
5 62 (3.85%) Retail
6 52 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 33 (2.05%) Marketing
8 33 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 23 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.43%) Private Banking
10 15 (0.93%) Electronics
11 12 (0.75%) Front Office
12 9 (0.56%) Advertising
12 9 (0.56%) French Language
13 8 (0.50%) German Language
14 7 (0.43%) Military
15 6 (0.37%) Games
15 6 (0.37%) International Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 371 (23.04%) Security Manager
2 339 (21.06%) Analyst
3 306 (19.01%) Security Analyst
4 252 (15.65%) Consultant
5 222 (13.79%) Security Consultant
6 219 (13.60%) Information Security Manager
7 209 (12.98%) Information Manager
8 164 (10.19%) Information Analyst
8 164 (10.19%) Information Security Analyst
9 117 (7.27%) Security Engineer
10 110 (6.83%) IT Manager
11 109 (6.77%) Architect
11 109 (6.77%) Security Architect
12 100 (6.21%) Security Officer
13 86 (5.34%) Information Security Officer
14 85 (5.28%) IT Security Manager
15 80 (4.97%) Risk Manager
16 76 (4.72%) Information Officer
17 69 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
18 67 (4.16%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.43%) MSMQ
1 23 (1.43%) SailPoint
1 23 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (1.12%) .NET
3 15 (0.93%) Web Services
4 12 (0.75%) OAuth
5 11 (0.68%) Middleware
6 10 (0.62%) SAML
7 9 (0.56%) OpenID
8 8 (0.50%) J2EE
9 7 (0.43%) REST
9 7 (0.43%) SOAP
10 6 (0.37%) HTML
10 6 (0.37%) XML
11 5 (0.31%) CSS
12 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.25%) JSP
12 4 (0.25%) XSL
13 3 (0.19%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 303 (18.82%) Management Information System
2 141 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 140 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (8.01%) Data Protection Act
5 87 (5.40%) Cyberthreat
6 61 (3.79%) PKI
7 55 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 49 (3.04%) Data Centre
9 38 (2.36%) Cyberattack
9 38 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 37 (2.30%) CESG
11 23 (1.43%) Fintech
12 20 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
14 15 (0.93%) NHS
15 14 (0.87%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.68%) Mainframe
16 11 (0.68%) Smart Meter
17 10 (0.62%) BYOD
17 10 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 253 (15.71%) Windows
2 203 (12.61%) Linux
3 140 (8.70%) Unix
4 109 (6.77%) Windows Server
5 51 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.68%) Mac OS X
7 21 (1.30%) Android
8 16 (0.99%) VMS
9 15 (0.93%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.50%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.37%) Solaris
12 4 (0.25%) AIX
13 1 (0.062%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,252 (77.76%) Information Security
2 660 (40.99%) Cybersecurity
3 435 (27.02%) SIEM
4 377 (23.42%) Risk Management
5 375 (23.29%) Data Protection
6 317 (19.69%) Penetration Testing
7 304 (18.88%) Security Operations
8 278 (17.27%) ITIL
9 265 (16.46%) Security Architecture
10 246 (15.28%) Vulnerability Management
11 193 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
11 193 (11.99%) Security Management
12 165 (10.25%) Data Loss Prevention
13 163 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 154 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
15 149 (9.25%) Identity Access Management
15 149 (9.25%) Information Security Management
16 146 (9.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 139 (8.63%) Incident Management
18 132 (8.20%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 54 (3.35%) Python
2 47 (2.92%) Perl
2 47 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 44 (2.73%) Bash Shell
4 43 (2.67%) C#
5 42 (2.61%) SQL
6 37 (2.30%) Ruby
7 34 (2.11%) Bourne shell
7 34 (2.11%) Korn
8 28 (1.74%) Java
9 20 (1.24%) C
10 12 (0.75%) C++
11 10 (0.62%) PHP
12 7 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.25%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.25%) VB
15 2 (0.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,564 (97.14%) CISSP
2 756 (46.96%) CISA
3 337 (20.93%) Degree
4 259 (16.09%) CRISC
5 234 (14.53%) GIAC
6 194 (12.05%) CEH
7 170 (10.56%) SANS
8 125 (7.76%) SSCP
9 119 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
10 87 (5.40%) Security Cleared
11 82 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 70 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
13 69 (4.29%) SC Cleared
14 63 (3.91%) CCNA
15 59 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
16 52 (3.23%) CSSLP
17 46 (2.86%) CISMP
18 45 (2.80%) CCNP
19 37 (2.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
20 34 (2.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 806 (50.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 320 (19.88%) GDPR
3 316 (19.63%) PCI DSS
4 142 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 136 (8.45%) COBIT
6 103 (6.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 38 (2.36%) ISO 22301
8 35 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 27 (1.68%) ISO 31000
11 21 (1.30%) NIST 800
12 20 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 17 (1.06%) PMO
14 15 (0.93%) ISO 9001
15 14 (0.87%) COSO
16 12 (0.75%) HIPAA
17 10 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 10 (0.62%) RMADS
18 9 (0.56%) Data Quality
19 6 (0.37%) SAS 70
System Software
1 156 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 15 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.56%) vSphere
5 6 (0.37%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Snort
7 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.062%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 52 (3.23%) Nessus
2 27 (1.68%) CSIRT
3 25 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
4 23 (1.43%) SCCM
5 22 (1.37%) QRadar
6 18 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 18 (1.12%) OpenVAS
7 15 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
8 14 (0.87%) Core Impact
9 11 (0.68%) FTK
10 8 (0.50%) Juniper STRM
10 8 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.50%) RSA enVision
11 7 (0.43%) Nexpose
11 7 (0.43%) PowerBroker
11 7 (0.43%) WSUS
12 6 (0.37%) Nmap
12 6 (0.37%) RSA Archer
13 5 (0.31%) Nagios
14 4 (0.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 156 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 79 (4.91%) Cisco
3 59 (3.66%) Symantec
4 56 (3.48%) Splunk
5 47 (2.92%) McAfee
6 45 (2.80%) CyberArk
7 40 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 38 (2.36%) Apple
9 35 (2.17%) Qualys
10 33 (2.05%) Forcepoint
11 32 (1.99%) Palo Alto
12 26 (1.61%) Sophos
13 25 (1.55%) LogRhythm
14 23 (1.43%) IBM
15 22 (1.37%) Varonis
16 21 (1.30%) Oracle
17 18 (1.12%) Sun
17 18 (1.12%) VMware
18 15 (0.93%) Capita
18 15 (0.93%) SAP