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

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 311 340
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 +162
Permanent jobs citing CISM 1,756 1,758 1,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.05% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 4.26% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,298 1,387 1,521
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,875
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% 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 39,130 41,275 51,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.82% 24.70% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29,295 32,240 42,252
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -2 893 £75,000 +7.14% 65
South East +76 321 £60,000 - 28
North of England -21 203 £57,500 +4.55% 22
Midlands +45 154 £57,500 +6.98% 21
East of England +28 150 £65,000 +30.00% 10
West Midlands +38 118 £57,500 +15.00% 16
North West -21 99 £55,000 - 8
Yorkshire +32 87 £57,500 +9.52% 12
South West -17 42 £55,000 - 8
East Midlands +15 31 £65,000 +18.18% 5
North East -29 17 £68,250 +51.67% 2
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,714 (97.61%) CISSP
2 1,259 (71.70%) Information Security
3 888 (50.57%) CISA
4 817 (46.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 720 (41.00%) Cybersecurity
6 536 (30.52%) Finance
7 515 (29.33%) Risk Management
8 381 (21.70%) PCI DSS
9 374 (21.30%) GDPR
10 355 (20.22%) SIEM
11 339 (19.31%) Security Architecture
12 326 (18.56%) Management Information System
13 320 (18.22%) Degree
14 317 (18.05%) Firewall
15 310 (17.65%) ITIL
16 293 (16.69%) Data Protection
17 270 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
18 247 (14.07%) SANS
19 239 (13.61%) CEH
20 237 (13.50%) CRISC
21 224 (12.76%) Security Operations
21 224 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
22 211 (12.02%) Windows
23 205 (11.67%) GIAC
24 203 (11.56%) Vulnerability Management
25 195 (11.10%) Agile Software Development
26 190 (10.82%) Security Management
27 183 (10.42%) COBIT
28 179 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
29 169 (9.62%) Problem-Solving

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 38 (2.16%) IIS
2 11 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.34%) Confluence
3 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.11%) Apache
4 2 (0.11%) CMS
4 2 (0.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.057%) JBoss
5 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.057%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.40%) assyst
1 7 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.34%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 109 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.28%) Office 365
4 29 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.54%) Mimecast
6 15 (0.85%) SaaS
7 11 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.51%) IaaS
9 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.28%) PaaS
10 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 317 (18.05%) Firewall
2 127 (7.23%) Network Security
3 87 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 59 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 49 (2.79%) WAN
6 48 (2.73%) Internet
7 34 (1.94%) LAN
8 30 (1.71%) VPN
9 20 (1.14%) SSL
10 16 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
10 16 (0.91%) DKIM
10 16 (0.91%) DMARC
10 16 (0.91%) SCCP
10 16 (0.91%) VoIP
11 15 (0.85%) IPsec
12 13 (0.74%) DNS
13 11 (0.63%) Cisco Firepower
13 11 (0.63%) HTTP
14 8 (0.46%) PBX
14 8 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (0.97%) Big Data
2 8 (0.46%) GIS
3 7 (0.40%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.17%) MySQL
5 2 (0.11%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.057%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (0.91%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.85%) AppScan
3 10 (0.57%) Burp Suite
4 6 (0.34%) JIRA
5 2 (0.11%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.11%) WebScarab
6 1 (0.057%) Jenkins
General
1 536 (30.52%) Finance
2 141 (8.03%) Legal
3 97 (5.52%) Banking
4 89 (5.07%) Retail
5 44 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 40 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.37%) Games
8 23 (1.31%) Law
9 19 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.80%) Back Office
10 14 (0.80%) Billing
11 13 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.63%) Local Government
14 9 (0.51%) Marketing
14 9 (0.51%) Publishing
15 8 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.34%) Advertising
17 4 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 486 (27.68%) Security Manager
2 278 (15.83%) Analyst
3 256 (14.58%) Information Security Manager
4 250 (14.24%) Information Manager
5 212 (12.07%) Security Analyst
6 199 (11.33%) Consultant
7 188 (10.71%) Security Consultant
8 170 (9.68%) Architect
9 168 (9.57%) Security Architect
10 156 (8.88%) Security Engineer
11 125 (7.12%) Security Officer
12 121 (6.89%) Information Analyst
12 121 (6.89%) Information Security Analyst
13 120 (6.83%) IT Manager
14 94 (5.35%) Information Security Officer
15 87 (4.95%) Information Officer
16 86 (4.90%) IT Security Manager
17 85 (4.84%) Head of Security
18 73 (4.16%) Cybersecurity Manager
19 69 (3.93%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.82%) Web Services
2 23 (1.31%) SailPoint
3 15 (0.85%) Middleware
4 10 (0.57%) .NET
5 7 (0.40%) LDAP
6 3 (0.17%) ADSI
6 3 (0.17%) HTML
6 3 (0.17%) LAMP
7 2 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.11%) ModSecurity
7 2 (0.11%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.11%) RESTful
7 2 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.057%) HTML5
8 1 (0.057%) OAuth
8 1 (0.057%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.057%) SAML
8 1 (0.057%) SPNEGO
8 1 (0.057%) Spring
8 1 (0.057%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 326 (18.56%) Management Information System
2 179 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (5.87%) Computer Science
4 99 (5.64%) Data Protection Act
5 74 (4.21%) PKI
6 65 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
6 65 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 60 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 49 (2.79%) CESG
9 47 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
10 36 (2.05%) Cyberattack
11 34 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 23 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
13 22 (1.25%) Fintech
14 20 (1.14%) Public Cloud
15 19 (1.08%) BYOD
16 17 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
17 15 (0.85%) Life Science
18 13 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 211 (12.02%) Windows
2 138 (7.86%) Linux
3 95 (5.41%) Unix
4 59 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.03%) Kali Linux
6 14 (0.80%) AIX
6 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.46%) CentOS
8 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.28%) HPUX
9 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.057%) Android
12 1 (0.057%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,259 (71.70%) Information Security
2 720 (41.00%) Cybersecurity
3 515 (29.33%) Risk Management
4 355 (20.22%) SIEM
5 339 (19.31%) Security Architecture
6 310 (17.65%) ITIL
7 293 (16.69%) Data Protection
8 270 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 224 (12.76%) Security Operations
9 224 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 203 (11.56%) Vulnerability Management
11 195 (11.10%) Agile Software Development
12 190 (10.82%) Security Management
13 169 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
14 168 (9.57%) OWASP
15 144 (8.20%) Identity Access Management
16 138 (7.86%) Information Security Management
17 134 (7.63%) Incident Management
18 130 (7.40%) Risk Assessment
19 129 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (1.77%) Python
2 25 (1.42%) Perl
3 24 (1.37%) C
4 16 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 16 (0.91%) Java
5 12 (0.68%) PHP
5 12 (0.68%) Ruby
6 10 (0.57%) Go
6 10 (0.57%) PowerShell
7 7 (0.40%) C#
8 6 (0.34%) C++
8 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.11%) Bourne shell
9 2 (0.11%) Korn
9 2 (0.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1,714 (97.61%) CISSP
2 888 (50.57%) CISA
3 320 (18.22%) Degree
4 247 (14.07%) SANS
5 239 (13.61%) CEH
6 237 (13.50%) CRISC
7 205 (11.67%) GIAC
8 130 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
9 126 (7.18%) SSCP
10 119 (6.78%) CSSLP
11 116 (6.61%) Security Cleared
12 112 (6.38%) CESG Certified Professional
13 99 (5.64%) CompTIA Security+
14 65 (3.70%) SC Cleared
15 61 (3.47%) CREST Certified
16 58 (3.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 51 (2.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 49 (2.79%) CCNA
19 46 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
20 43 (2.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 817 (46.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 381 (21.70%) PCI DSS
3 374 (21.30%) GDPR
4 183 (10.42%) COBIT
5 125 (7.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 92 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 76 (4.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 50 (2.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 50 (2.85%) HIPAA
9 46 (2.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 29 (1.65%) GCP
10 29 (1.65%) ISO 9001
11 28 (1.59%) QA
12 24 (1.37%) NIST 800
13 18 (1.03%) ISO 22301
14 16 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 14 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
16 12 (0.68%) IASME
17 9 (0.51%) PMO
17 9 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.17%) Snort
3 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.057%) Docker
4 1 (0.057%) Firmware
4 1 (0.057%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.057%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (3.13%) Nessus
2 20 (1.14%) Core Impact
2 20 (1.14%) QRadar
3 17 (0.97%) Nexpose
3 17 (0.97%) OpenVAS
4 13 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.63%) CASB
5 11 (0.63%) CSIRT
5 11 (0.63%) Nmap
6 10 (0.57%) HP Fortify
7 7 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.28%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.23%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 1 (0.057%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 115 (6.55%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.90%) Cisco
3 69 (3.93%) Qualys
4 67 (3.82%) Symantec
5 66 (3.76%) Sophos
6 36 (2.05%) CheckPoint
7 34 (1.94%) Veracode
8 33 (1.88%) Splunk
9 31 (1.77%) Capita
10 26 (1.48%) ArcSight
10 26 (1.48%) LogRhythm
11 25 (1.42%) Forcepoint
12 24 (1.37%) CyberArk
13 22 (1.25%) Rapid7
14 21 (1.20%) Fortinet
15 20 (1.14%) SolarWinds
16 19 (1.08%) Palo Alto
17 17 (0.97%) AlienVault
17 17 (0.97%) Aveksa
17 17 (0.97%) Bomgar