Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 326 324
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +128
Permanent jobs citing CISM 1,455 1,709 1,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 1.01% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 4.16% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 1,300 1,427
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +8.33%

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 36,313 41,050 46,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.92% 24.19% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27,021 31,772 37,898
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -56 616 £75,000 +7.14% 66
South East +22 303 £60,000 +3.45% 32
North of England -29 178 £52,500 - 36
East of England +79 163 £70,000 +21.74% 12
Midlands +48 99 £57,500 +4.55% 13
West Midlands +56 87 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North West -49 86 £55,000 - 19
South West +36 78 £57,500 +4.55% 20
Yorkshire +34 72 £50,000 -4.76% 15
North East -14 20 £57,500 -11.54% 2
East Midlands -1 9 £66,000 +22.79% 2
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1,380 (94.85%) CISSP
2 1,092 (75.05%) Information Security
3 702 (48.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 691 (47.49%) CISA
5 648 (44.54%) Cybersecurity
6 429 (29.48%) Risk Management
7 357 (24.54%) Finance
8 344 (23.64%) PCI DSS
9 312 (21.44%) GDPR
10 301 (20.69%) SIEM
11 291 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 236 (16.22%) ITIL
12 236 (16.22%) Security Architecture
13 235 (16.15%) Data Protection
13 235 (16.15%) CRISC
14 228 (15.67%) Degree
15 225 (15.46%) CEH
16 224 (15.40%) Firewall
17 209 (14.36%) Penetration Testing
18 200 (13.75%) Windows
19 184 (12.65%) SANS
20 176 (12.10%) GIAC
21 173 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
21 173 (11.89%) Security Management
22 169 (11.62%) Vulnerability Management
23 168 (11.55%) Linux
24 149 (10.24%) SSCP
25 145 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
26 142 (9.76%) Security Operations
27 141 (9.69%) Analytical Skills

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 (1.37%) IIS
2 19 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
3 9 (0.62%) WordPress
4 7 (0.48%) Apache
4 7 (0.48%) Confluence
5 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.14%) JBoss
6 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) SAP GRC
2 6 (0.41%) assyst
3 4 (0.27%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.27%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 89 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.09%) Office 365
4 33 (2.27%) SaaS
5 14 (0.96%) IaaS
6 11 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 224 (15.40%) Firewall
2 119 (8.18%) Network Security
3 74 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 48 (3.30%) Internet
5 43 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 36 (2.47%) LAN
7 35 (2.41%) WAN
8 28 (1.92%) VPN
9 17 (1.17%) SCCP
10 15 (1.03%) Broadband
10 15 (1.03%) DNS
10 15 (1.03%) Wireless
11 14 (0.96%) HTTP
11 14 (0.96%) IPsec
12 12 (0.82%) DMZ
12 12 (0.82%) SSL
13 11 (0.76%) DKIM
13 11 (0.76%) DMARC
14 10 (0.69%) VoIP
15 6 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.13%) Big Data
2 13 (0.89%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 6 (0.41%) GIS
5 4 (0.27%) DB2
5 4 (0.27%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.14%) MySQL
8 1 (0.069%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.069%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (1.17%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.48%) AppScan
2 7 (0.48%) JIRA
3 3 (0.21%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.069%) Paros
4 1 (0.069%) SonarQube
General
1 357 (24.54%) Finance
2 100 (6.87%) Legal
3 84 (5.77%) Banking
4 72 (4.95%) Retail
5 41 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.86%) Law
8 23 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.37%) Marketing
10 13 (0.89%) Local Government
11 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.48%) Publishing
13 6 (0.41%) Games
13 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.27%) Advertising
14 4 (0.27%) Electronics
14 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Military
16 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 369 (25.36%) Security Manager
2 251 (17.25%) Analyst
3 206 (14.16%) Information Manager
3 206 (14.16%) Security Analyst
4 197 (13.54%) Information Security Manager
5 169 (11.62%) Consultant
6 152 (10.45%) Security Consultant
7 132 (9.07%) Architect
8 131 (9.00%) Security Architect
9 124 (8.52%) Security Engineer
10 119 (8.18%) Information Analyst
10 119 (8.18%) Information Security Analyst
11 113 (7.77%) Security Officer
12 82 (5.64%) Head of Security
12 82 (5.64%) Information Security Officer
13 80 (5.50%) IT Manager
14 77 (5.29%) Information Officer
15 70 (4.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 58 (3.99%) Risk Manager
16 58 (3.99%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (1.37%) .NET
3 19 (1.31%) Web Services
4 13 (0.89%) SailPoint
5 10 (0.69%) LDAP
6 9 (0.62%) Node.js
7 5 (0.34%) LAMP
7 5 (0.34%) Middleware
7 5 (0.34%) REST
7 5 (0.34%) Spring
8 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.27%) ModSecurity
8 4 (0.27%) SAML
9 2 (0.14%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.14%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.14%) SPNEGO
9 2 (0.14%) XACML
10 1 (0.069%) HTML5
10 1 (0.069%) Kafka
10 1 (0.069%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 291 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 141 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (5.70%) Data Protection Act
4 74 (5.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 65 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 60 (4.12%) Data Centre
7 58 (3.99%) PKI
8 53 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (2.61%) Cyberattack
10 33 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 30 (2.06%) CESG
12 26 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
13 21 (1.44%) Fintech
14 18 (1.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 16 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.96%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.82%) Cybercrime
18 11 (0.76%) Internet of Things
19 9 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 200 (13.75%) Windows
2 168 (11.55%) Linux
3 104 (7.15%) Unix
4 36 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.10%) Kali Linux
6 12 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.76%) CentOS
8 7 (0.48%) AIX
9 6 (0.41%) Android
9 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.41%) Debian
9 6 (0.41%) HPUX
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,092 (75.05%) Information Security
2 648 (44.54%) Cybersecurity
3 429 (29.48%) Risk Management
4 301 (20.69%) SIEM
5 236 (16.22%) ITIL
5 236 (16.22%) Security Architecture
6 235 (16.15%) Data Protection
7 209 (14.36%) Penetration Testing
8 173 (11.89%) Security Management
8 173 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (11.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 145 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
11 142 (9.76%) Security Operations
12 136 (9.35%) Information Security Management
13 129 (8.87%) Identity Access Management
14 124 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 118 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
16 117 (8.04%) ISMS
17 105 (7.22%) Incident Management
18 98 (6.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (1.58%) Java
2 22 (1.51%) C
3 18 (1.24%) PHP
4 17 (1.17%) Python
5 15 (1.03%) Perl
6 13 (0.89%) Ruby
7 12 (0.82%) Go
8 8 (0.55%) C#
9 7 (0.48%) C++
10 6 (0.41%) VB
11 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.14%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.069%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.069%) Scala
13 1 (0.069%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1,380 (94.85%) CISSP
2 691 (47.49%) CISA
3 235 (16.15%) CRISC
4 228 (15.67%) Degree
5 225 (15.46%) CEH
6 184 (12.65%) SANS
7 176 (12.10%) GIAC
8 149 (10.24%) SSCP
9 96 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
10 95 (6.53%) Security Cleared
11 81 (5.57%) CompTIA Security+
12 67 (4.60%) CESG Certified Professional
13 61 (4.19%) CREST Certified
14 58 (3.99%) CSSLP
14 58 (3.99%) SC Cleared
15 54 (3.71%) CISMP
16 53 (3.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 51 (3.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 38 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
19 36 (2.47%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 702 (48.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 344 (23.64%) PCI DSS
3 312 (21.44%) GDPR
4 105 (7.22%) COBIT
5 104 (7.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 67 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 37 (2.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 35 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 33 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 25 (1.72%) QA
11 24 (1.65%) ISO 22301
12 23 (1.58%) MiFID
13 19 (1.31%) HIPAA
14 18 (1.24%) NIST 800
15 15 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 11 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 10 (0.69%) ISO 9001
18 9 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
19 7 (0.48%) IASME
19 7 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 24 (1.65%) Snort
2 9 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.41%) vSphere
5 3 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.069%) Firmware
6 1 (0.069%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (2.82%) Nessus
2 25 (1.72%) OSSEC
3 17 (1.17%) QRadar
4 16 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (1.03%) Nmap
6 12 (0.82%) CASB
7 10 (0.69%) Nexpose
8 9 (0.62%) Core Impact
8 9 (0.62%) CSIRT
8 9 (0.62%) OpenVAS
9 8 (0.55%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.41%) Ansible
11 5 (0.34%) RSA Archer
12 3 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 3 (0.21%) SCCM
13 2 (0.14%) IBM BigFix
13 2 (0.14%) WebInspect
13 2 (0.14%) WSUS
14 1 (0.069%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.069%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.26%) Symantec
3 53 (3.64%) Sophos
4 44 (3.02%) Cisco
5 41 (2.82%) Splunk
6 40 (2.75%) LogRhythm
7 39 (2.68%) Qualys
8 34 (2.34%) Oracle
9 17 (1.17%) ArcSight
9 17 (1.17%) VMware
10 16 (1.10%) SAP
11 15 (1.03%) CyberArk
11 15 (1.03%) McAfee
12 14 (0.96%) Forcepoint
13 12 (0.82%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.82%) Netsparker
13 12 (0.82%) Sun
14 11 (0.76%) IBM
15 10 (0.69%) AlienVault
15 10 (0.69%) Aveksa