Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 311 441
Rank change year-on-year -10 +130 +166
Permanent jobs citing CISM 1701 1817 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 3.90% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1430 1094
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,875
UK median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +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 40419 46620 56282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.95% 26.11% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31288 37668 45222
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +1 910 £70,000 - 40
South East +53 293 £58,000 -7.20% 14
North of England +13 250 £52,500 -12.50% 22
North West -4 145 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East of England +32 102 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Midlands -76 82 £55,000 - 7
Yorkshire +6 71 £52,500 -12.50% 11
West Midlands -67 70 £55,000 - 6
South West -9 56 £55,000 -21.43% 2
North East +20 34 £65,000 +48.57% 6
East Midlands +5 12 £53,750 -2.27% 1
South Coast - 2 £95,000 -
CISM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1645 (96.71%) CISSP
2 1312 (77.13%) Information Security
3 816 (47.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 739 (43.45%) CISA
5 642 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
6 617 (36.27%) Finance
7 448 (26.34%) SIEM
8 433 (25.46%) Data Protection
9 422 (24.81%) Firewall
10 380 (22.34%) Degree
11 369 (21.69%) Risk Management
12 346 (20.34%) PCI DSS
13 338 (19.87%) Security Operations
14 326 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
15 288 (16.93%) Security Architecture
16 285 (16.75%) GDPR
17 278 (16.34%) Management Information System
18 274 (16.11%) ITIL
19 272 (15.99%) CRISC
20 262 (15.40%) Windows
21 242 (14.23%) Vulnerability Management
22 232 (13.64%) Linux
23 228 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
24 224 (13.17%) CEH
25 215 (12.64%) Banking
26 210 (12.35%) Network Security
27 198 (11.64%) Risk Assessment
28 190 (11.17%) GIAC
29 187 (10.99%) Security Management
30 182 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 (2.23%) IIS
2 33 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.59%) Apache
5 6 (0.35%) SAS
6 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.059%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.059%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.059%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.41%) assyst
3 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.059%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.53%) Office 365
4 29 (1.70%) SaaS
5 22 (1.29%) OneDrive
6 15 (0.88%) Mimecast
7 13 (0.76%) IaaS
8 9 (0.53%) Cloudflare
9 8 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.47%) PaaS
10 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.059%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 422 (24.81%) Firewall
2 210 (12.35%) Network Security
3 153 (8.99%) TCP/IP
4 89 (5.23%) Internet
5 86 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 45 (2.65%) LAN
6 45 (2.65%) WAN
7 27 (1.59%) VPN
8 24 (1.41%) VoIP
9 22 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (0.88%) IPsec
11 14 (0.82%) Wireless
12 12 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (0.59%) DNS
13 10 (0.59%) SSL
14 8 (0.47%) DHCP
14 8 (0.47%) DMVPN
14 8 (0.47%) FWSM
15 7 (0.41%) Multicast
15 7 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.71%) MySQL
3 9 (0.53%) Big Data
4 7 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.29%) GIS
6 4 (0.24%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.059%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.059%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.059%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.059%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.059%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (1.06%) Metasploit
2 13 (0.76%) AppScan
3 8 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.35%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.18%) Paros
6 2 (0.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.059%) Git (software)
General
1 617 (36.27%) Finance
2 215 (12.64%) Banking
3 145 (8.52%) Legal
4 89 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 64 (3.76%) Retail
6 55 (3.23%) Law
7 51 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 48 (2.82%) Retail Banking
9 45 (2.65%) Marketing
10 42 (2.47%) Manufacturing
11 36 (2.12%) Electronics
12 28 (1.65%) Private Banking
13 10 (0.59%) Advertising
13 10 (0.59%) Front Office
14 9 (0.53%) Games
15 8 (0.47%) Digital Economy
15 8 (0.47%) French Language
15 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 385 (22.63%) Analyst
2 377 (22.16%) Security Manager
3 343 (20.16%) Security Analyst
4 265 (15.58%) Consultant
5 238 (13.99%) Security Consultant
6 200 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
7 196 (11.52%) Information Manager
8 181 (10.64%) Information Analyst
8 181 (10.64%) Information Security Analyst
9 156 (9.17%) Security Engineer
10 96 (5.64%) IT Manager
11 87 (5.11%) Security Specialist
12 86 (5.06%) Architect
12 86 (5.06%) Security Architect
12 86 (5.06%) Security Officer
13 81 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
14 78 (4.59%) IT Analyst
15 74 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
16 73 (4.29%) IT Engineer
17 72 (4.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.12%) SailPoint
2 20 (1.18%) MSMQ
2 20 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (1.06%) Web Services
4 17 (1.00%) .NET
5 14 (0.82%) OAuth
6 11 (0.65%) SAML
7 10 (0.59%) OpenID
8 9 (0.53%) HTML
8 9 (0.53%) J2EE
8 9 (0.53%) XML
9 7 (0.41%) Middleware
9 7 (0.41%) REST
9 7 (0.41%) SOAP
10 6 (0.35%) CSS
11 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.29%) JSP
11 5 (0.29%) XSL
12 4 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 278 (16.34%) Management Information System
2 175 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 165 (9.70%) Data Protection Act
4 153 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (3.82%) Cyberthreat
6 61 (3.59%) PKI
7 56 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 45 (2.65%) CESG
8 45 (2.65%) Data Centre
9 36 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 31 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
11 20 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.00%) Smart Meter
13 15 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
13 15 (0.88%) Fintech
14 11 (0.65%) Smart Energy
15 10 (0.59%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 262 (15.40%) Windows
2 232 (13.64%) Linux
3 140 (8.23%) Unix
4 121 (7.11%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.70%) Mac OS X
7 26 (1.53%) Android
8 11 (0.65%) Kali Linux
9 8 (0.47%) VMS
9 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.059%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.059%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (77.13%) Information Security
2 642 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
3 448 (26.34%) SIEM
4 433 (25.46%) Data Protection
5 369 (21.69%) Risk Management
6 338 (19.87%) Security Operations
7 326 (19.17%) Penetration Testing
8 288 (16.93%) Security Architecture
9 274 (16.11%) ITIL
10 242 (14.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 228 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
12 198 (11.64%) Risk Assessment
13 187 (10.99%) Security Management
14 163 (9.58%) Data Loss Prevention
14 163 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 159 (9.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 148 (8.70%) Information Security Management
17 145 (8.52%) Project Management
18 137 (8.05%) Identity Access Management
19 136 (8.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 58 (3.41%) Python
2 42 (2.47%) Perl
3 40 (2.35%) Java
4 39 (2.29%) SQL
5 37 (2.18%) C#
6 29 (1.70%) C
7 28 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 26 (1.53%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.35%) Ruby
10 21 (1.23%) Bourne shell
10 21 (1.23%) Korn
11 15 (0.88%) C++
11 15 (0.88%) JavaScript
12 9 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.47%) PHP
14 5 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.29%) VB
15 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1645 (96.71%) CISSP
2 739 (43.45%) CISA
3 380 (22.34%) Degree
4 272 (15.99%) CRISC
5 224 (13.17%) CEH
6 190 (11.17%) GIAC
7 146 (8.58%) SANS
8 107 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
9 106 (6.23%) SSCP
10 97 (5.70%) Security Cleared
11 95 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
12 92 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
13 75 (4.41%) SC Cleared
14 62 (3.64%) CCNA
15 56 (3.29%) CCNP
16 48 (2.82%) CISMP
17 46 (2.70%) GSEC
18 45 (2.65%) CBAP
19 37 (2.18%) CCSA
19 37 (2.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 816 (47.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 346 (20.34%) PCI DSS
3 285 (16.75%) GDPR
4 182 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 129 (7.58%) COBIT
6 104 (6.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 48 (2.82%) ISO 22301
8 44 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 43 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (1.41%) Data Quality
10 24 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 20 (1.18%) NIST 800
12 17 (1.00%) ISO 31000
12 17 (1.00%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.65%) COSO
14 10 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 10 (0.59%) HIPAA
15 9 (0.53%) SLA
16 8 (0.47%) ISO 14001
16 8 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 179 (10.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.76%) vSphere
3 12 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.65%) Snort
5 8 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.35%) Firmware
7 3 (0.18%) Docker
8 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.059%) Postfix
8 1 (0.059%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 75 (4.41%) Nessus
2 40 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
3 38 (2.23%) SCCM
4 28 (1.65%) CSIRT
5 26 (1.53%) QRadar
6 24 (1.41%) OpenVAS
7 18 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
8 16 (0.94%) Core Impact
8 16 (0.94%) Nexpose
8 16 (0.94%) PowerBroker
8 16 (0.94%) WSUS
9 15 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 11 (0.65%) FTK
10 11 (0.65%) Nmap
11 8 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.47%) Puppet
12 7 (0.41%) Ansible
12 7 (0.41%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 6 (0.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 135 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.29%) Splunk
3 80 (4.70%) Cisco
4 66 (3.88%) Symantec
5 59 (3.47%) McAfee
6 58 (3.41%) CyberArk
7 47 (2.76%) Palo Alto
8 45 (2.65%) CheckPoint
9 44 (2.59%) Qualys
10 41 (2.41%) Apple
11 38 (2.23%) LogRhythm
12 35 (2.06%) SAP
13 30 (1.76%) Aveksa
14 27 (1.59%) AlienVault
15 26 (1.53%) Forcepoint
16 23 (1.35%) IBM
17 22 (1.29%) SolarWinds
18 20 (1.18%) ArcSight
19 18 (1.06%) Acunetix
19 18 (1.06%) Varonis