Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 346 315 319
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISM 1,196 1,668 1,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.03% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 4.35% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1,329 1,335
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,600
90th Percentile £99,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +6.67%

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 33,079 38,312 40,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.82% 23.75% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23,714 29,089 31,674
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -1.10%

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 -97 486 £80,000 +10.34% 19
South East -41 199 £60,000 - 3
North of England +25 192 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Midlands -6 120 £57,500 - 5
South West +100 98 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North West +35 97 £64,539 +12.24% 4
East of England +90 94 £62,000 +3.33% 2
West Midlands +2 89 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Yorkshire +8 88 £58,000 +0.87% 1
East Midlands +13 30 £62,500 - 3
North East +18 7 £68,500 +41.24%
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 1,177 (98.41%) CISSP
2 888 (74.25%) Information Security
3 615 (51.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 595 (49.75%) CISA
5 590 (49.33%) Cybersecurity
6 360 (30.10%) Risk Management
7 311 (26.00%) Finance
8 297 (24.83%) Management Information System
9 273 (22.83%) Degree
10 255 (21.32%) PCI DSS
11 238 (19.90%) SIEM
12 224 (18.73%) CRISC
13 223 (18.65%) GDPR
14 212 (17.73%) Security Architecture
15 209 (17.47%) CEH
16 204 (17.06%) ITIL
17 191 (15.97%) Firewall
18 184 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
19 182 (15.22%) Security Operations
20 166 (13.88%) Security Management
21 163 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
22 149 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
23 148 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
24 132 (11.04%) Vulnerability Management
25 131 (10.95%) Data Protection
26 119 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
27 117 (9.78%) SANS
28 111 (9.28%) Retail
28 111 (9.28%) Information Security Management
29 110 (9.20%) Banking

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 20 (1.67%) IIS
2 14 (1.17%) ExpressionEngine
2 14 (1.17%) WordPress
3 9 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.50%) Confluence
4 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.25%) Apache
7 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.084%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.084%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.084%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 119 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (2.84%) SaaS
5 28 (2.34%) IaaS
6 14 (1.17%) PaaS
7 10 (0.84%) Office 365
8 9 (0.75%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.33%) GitHub
10 4 (0.33%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.17%) Yammer
12 1 (0.084%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.084%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.084%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.084%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 191 (15.97%) Firewall
2 72 (6.02%) Network Security
3 46 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 45 (3.76%) HTTP
5 34 (2.84%) DNS
6 33 (2.76%) TCP/IP
7 30 (2.51%) Internet
8 28 (2.34%) VPN
9 26 (2.17%) IPsec
10 22 (1.84%) BGP
10 22 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (1.84%) EIGRP
11 17 (1.42%) WAN
12 10 (0.84%) LAN
13 8 (0.67%) SCCP
14 7 (0.59%) Intranet
14 7 (0.59%) SSL
15 6 (0.50%) DHCP
15 6 (0.50%) FTP
15 6 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.18%) Big Data
2 14 (1.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (0.50%) Power BI
3 6 (0.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.42%) DB2
4 5 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.25%) GIS
5 3 (0.25%) Maltego
6 2 (0.17%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.084%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.084%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.084%) MySQL
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.084%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.42%) JIRA
2 7 (0.59%) AppScan
2 7 (0.59%) SonarQube
2 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.17%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.084%) Ant
General
1 311 (26.00%) Finance
2 111 (9.28%) Retail
3 110 (9.20%) Banking
4 84 (7.02%) Legal
5 32 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.34%) Law
7 16 (1.34%) Billing
8 15 (1.25%) Publishing
9 10 (0.84%) Marketing
10 9 (0.75%) Games
11 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.59%) Back Office
13 5 (0.42%) Front Office
14 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.084%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 244 (20.40%) Security Manager
2 234 (19.57%) Analyst
3 202 (16.89%) Security Analyst
4 159 (13.29%) Consultant
5 143 (11.96%) Architect
6 142 (11.87%) Security Architect
7 141 (11.79%) Security Consultant
8 137 (11.45%) Information Security Manager
9 130 (10.87%) Information Manager
10 129 (10.79%) Information Analyst
10 129 (10.79%) Information Security Analyst
11 81 (6.77%) Head of Security
11 81 (6.77%) Security Engineer
12 78 (6.52%) Security Officer
13 61 (5.10%) Head of Information
13 61 (5.10%) Head of Information Security
13 61 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
14 57 (4.77%) Information Security Officer
15 54 (4.52%) Security Specialist
16 53 (4.43%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.51%) SailPoint
2 16 (1.34%) Web Services
3 14 (1.17%) Node.js
4 10 (0.84%) ModSecurity
5 9 (0.75%) SAML
6 7 (0.59%) .NET
6 7 (0.59%) OAuth
6 7 (0.59%) REST
7 5 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.42%) OpenID
8 4 (0.33%) JSON
8 4 (0.33%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (0.33%) RESTful
8 4 (0.33%) XML
9 3 (0.25%) LDAP
9 3 (0.25%) SOAP
9 3 (0.25%) Spring
10 2 (0.17%) Middleware
11 1 (0.084%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.084%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 297 (24.83%) Management Information System
2 86 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.60%) Security Operations Centre
4 52 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 43 (3.60%) Driving Licence
6 41 (3.43%) PKI
7 38 (3.18%) Cyberattack
8 35 (2.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 35 (2.93%) Fintech
9 34 (2.84%) Data Centre
10 26 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (1.76%) Social Media
12 20 (1.67%) BYOD
12 20 (1.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 20 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (1.42%) CESG
14 15 (1.25%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (1.00%) NHS
17 11 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.11%) Linux
2 87 (7.27%) Windows
3 44 (3.68%) Unix
4 23 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.84%) Android
7 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.59%) Solaris
8 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.50%) AIX
9 6 (0.50%) CentOS
9 6 (0.50%) HPUX
9 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.084%) Debian
13 1 (0.084%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (74.25%) Information Security
2 590 (49.33%) Cybersecurity
3 360 (30.10%) Risk Management
4 238 (19.90%) SIEM
5 212 (17.73%) Security Architecture
6 204 (17.06%) ITIL
7 184 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 182 (15.22%) Security Operations
9 166 (13.88%) Security Management
10 163 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
11 148 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 132 (11.04%) Vulnerability Management
13 131 (10.95%) Data Protection
14 111 (9.28%) Information Security Management
15 104 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
16 103 (8.61%) ISMS
17 99 (8.28%) TOGAF
18 95 (7.94%) Internal Audit
18 95 (7.94%) Project Management
19 94 (7.86%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 31 (2.59%) Python
2 22 (1.84%) PowerShell
3 15 (1.25%) Java
4 14 (1.17%) Perl
5 11 (0.92%) SQL
6 9 (0.75%) Go
6 9 (0.75%) Ruby
7 8 (0.67%) C
7 8 (0.67%) C#
8 7 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.59%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.50%) C++
10 5 (0.42%) Bourne shell
10 5 (0.42%) Korn
11 4 (0.33%) VBScript
12 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.084%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,177 (98.41%) CISSP
2 595 (49.75%) CISA
3 273 (22.83%) Degree
4 224 (18.73%) CRISC
5 209 (17.47%) CEH
6 149 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
7 117 (9.78%) SANS
8 110 (9.20%) Security Cleared
9 102 (8.53%) GIAC
10 100 (8.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 71 (5.94%) SC Cleared
11 71 (5.94%) SSCP
12 66 (5.52%) CESG Certified Professional
13 61 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
14 56 (4.68%) CCSP
15 47 (3.93%) CompTIA Security+
16 44 (3.68%) CREST Certified
17 43 (3.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 42 (3.51%) CCNA
19 40 (3.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 615 (51.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 255 (21.32%) PCI DSS
3 223 (18.65%) GDPR
4 74 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 73 (6.10%) COBIT
6 70 (5.85%) Cyber Essentials
7 49 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (2.09%) QA
9 22 (1.84%) ISO 22301
10 21 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 18 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (1.51%) ISO 9001
12 17 (1.42%) ISO 31000
13 16 (1.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 16 (1.34%) ISAE 3402
14 15 (1.25%) NIST 800
15 11 (0.92%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.75%) RMADS
16 9 (0.75%) SLA
17 4 (0.33%) GxP
System Software
1 43 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.17%) Docker
4 7 (0.59%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.25%) NDS
7 1 (0.084%) Snort
7 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (5.27%) Nessus
2 28 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
3 26 (2.17%) SCCM
4 16 (1.34%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.09%) IBM Guardium
6 12 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.75%) CSIRT
7 9 (0.75%) RSA Archer
8 7 (0.59%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 6 (0.50%) CASB
9 6 (0.50%) HP Fortify
9 6 (0.50%) OSSEC
9 6 (0.50%) Terraform
10 5 (0.42%) Forum Sentry
11 4 (0.33%) Ansible
11 4 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.25%) QRadar
12 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.10%) Cisco
3 54 (4.52%) Splunk
4 47 (3.93%) McAfee
5 38 (3.18%) Symantec
6 35 (2.93%) CheckPoint
6 35 (2.93%) Qualys
7 34 (2.84%) IBM
8 31 (2.59%) Oracle
9 30 (2.51%) Google
10 28 (2.34%) Palo Alto
10 28 (2.34%) VMware
11 26 (2.17%) Blue Coat
12 24 (2.01%) LogRhythm
13 23 (1.92%) Aveksa
14 22 (1.84%) FireEye
14 22 (1.84%) Juniper
15 17 (1.42%) ArcSight
16 13 (1.09%) Centrify
16 13 (1.09%) CyberArk