Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CISMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1046 1029 1177
Rank change year-on-year -17 +148 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 102 160 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.090% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 77 139 76
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,200 £86,000 £70,625
UK median annual salary £51,500 £60,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -14.17% +25.00% +22.29%

CISMP 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 40095 46574 56191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.00% 26.16% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31023 37620 45108
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 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

CISMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CISMP in England

CISMP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISMP in England.

Salary trend for CISMP in England

CISMP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISMP in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISMP in England

CISMP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 +5 51 £55,000 -12.70%
North of England -3 28 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire +22 16 £37,500 -9.09% 2
South West +20 11 £35,000 -41.67%
North West -9 8 £52,500 +31.25%
South East +51 4 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North East - 4 £49,250 - 2
Midlands 0 3 £55,000 +39.24%
East Midlands +33 2 £70,000 +55.56%
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands -18 1 £40,000 +1.91%
CISMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 95 (93.14%) CISSP
2 88 (86.27%) Information Security
3 55 (53.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (47.06%) CISM
5 43 (42.16%) CISA
6 40 (39.22%) Windows
7 39 (38.24%) Firewall
8 37 (36.27%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (35.29%) SIEM
10 33 (32.35%) PCI DSS
11 31 (30.39%) Security Operations
11 31 (30.39%) TCP/IP
12 29 (28.43%) Banking
13 28 (27.45%) Finance
13 28 (27.45%) Security+ Certification
13 28 (27.45%) CompTIA Security+
14 27 (26.47%) Data Protection
15 26 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (24.51%) Vulnerability Management
17 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
17 24 (23.53%) ITIL
18 23 (22.55%) Degree
19 22 (21.57%) CCNA
19 22 (21.57%) CEH
20 21 (20.59%) Linux
20 21 (20.59%) Internet
20 21 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
21 20 (19.61%) Kalman Filter
21 20 (19.61%) GDPR
22 19 (18.63%) Windows Server

CISMP
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:

Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (38.24%) Firewall
2 31 (30.39%) TCP/IP
3 21 (20.59%) Internet
4 10 (9.80%) Intranet
5 8 (7.84%) DHCP
5 8 (7.84%) DNS
5 8 (7.84%) FTP
5 8 (7.84%) HTTP
5 8 (7.84%) SMTP
5 8 (7.84%) X.400
6 4 (3.92%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.96%) VoIP
7 2 (1.96%) Wireless
8 1 (0.98%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) AppScan
1 2 (1.96%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.96%) Paros
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (28.43%) Banking
2 28 (27.45%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.92%) Legal
5 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) International Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Billing
7 2 (1.96%) Games
8 1 (0.98%) Electronics
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Analyst
2 21 (20.59%) Security Manager
3 16 (15.69%) Security Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (11.76%) Consultant
5 12 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Information Manager
5 12 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Administrator
6 10 (9.80%) Information Security Administrator
6 10 (9.80%) Security Administrator
6 10 (9.80%) Security Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Information Officer
7 8 (7.84%) Information Security Officer
7 8 (7.84%) Operational Security Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Security Officer
7 8 (7.84%) Security Operations Manager
8 7 (6.86%) Governance Manager
8 7 (6.86%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.69%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (9.80%) Clustering
3 10 (9.80%) SWIFT
4 9 (8.82%) CESG
5 6 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 6 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) BYOD
7 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.22%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Linux
3 19 (18.63%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.78%) Apple iOS
5 9 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.96%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (86.27%) Information Security
2 37 (36.27%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (35.29%) SIEM
4 31 (30.39%) Security Operations
5 27 (26.47%) Data Protection
6 25 (24.51%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (23.53%) ITIL
8 20 (19.61%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (17.65%) Security Architecture
9 18 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
10 16 (15.69%) Risk Management
11 15 (14.71%) Project Management
12 12 (11.76%) Email Filtering
12 12 (11.76%) Patch Management
12 12 (11.76%) Web Filtering
13 11 (10.78%) Mobile Device Management
14 10 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (9.80%) Internal Audit
14 10 (9.80%) Load Balancing
14 10 (9.80%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
1 4 (3.92%) Python
2 3 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (93.14%) CISSP
2 48 (47.06%) CISM
3 43 (42.16%) CISA
4 28 (27.45%) CompTIA Security+
4 28 (27.45%) Security+ Certification
5 26 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (22.55%) Degree
7 22 (21.57%) CCNA
7 22 (21.57%) CEH
8 16 (15.69%) SANS
8 16 (15.69%) SSCP
9 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.76%) CRISC
11 10 (9.80%) Master's Degree
12 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.84%) DV Cleared
13 8 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (7.84%) MCSA
13 8 (7.84%) MCSE
13 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (53.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (32.35%) PCI DSS
3 21 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 20 (19.61%) GDPR
5 10 (9.80%) ISO 9001
6 8 (7.84%) ISO 22301
7 7 (6.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (3.92%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (1.96%) COBIT
9 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.98%) BS7799
10 1 (0.98%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.98%) Docker
4 1 (0.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.92%) Nagios
1 4 (3.92%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.96%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.96%) Nessus
2 2 (1.96%) Nmap
2 2 (1.96%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) Suricata
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) SolarWinds
2 9 (8.82%) Apple
3 8 (7.84%) ArcSight
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle
5 6 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.90%) Cisco
7 4 (3.92%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.98%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.98%) FireEye
8 1 (0.98%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.98%) IronPort
8 1 (0.98%) Juniper
8 1 (0.98%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.98%) McAfee
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Splunk
8 1 (0.98%) Trustwave