Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 425 449 435
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 -94
Permanent jobs citing CISA 143 236 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 2.74% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 112 221 303
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £51,250
25th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £57,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,750 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.21% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £83,125 £85,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +4.00%

CISA 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,858 8,624 13,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.43% 19.34% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,400 6,633 9,714
10th Percentile £37,510 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CISA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in London

CISA
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISA in London.

Salary trend for CISA in London

CISA
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISA in London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CISA in London

CISA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. 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
Central London +24 50 £64,618 +1.76% 6
South London +22 3 £44,047 -35.17%
East London +14 2 £50,000 -21.57% 2
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT jobs citing CISA 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 London region with a requirement for CISA.

1 127 (88.81%) CISSP
2 114 (79.72%) CISM
3 86 (60.14%) Information Security
4 60 (41.96%) Finance
5 56 (39.16%) Cybersecurity
6 55 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 50 (34.97%) Risk Management
8 47 (32.87%) Security Management
9 43 (30.07%) Firewall
10 42 (29.37%) Management Information System
11 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
12 37 (25.87%) Azure
12 37 (25.87%) SIEM
12 37 (25.87%) NIST
13 35 (24.48%) Security Architecture
14 32 (22.38%) COBIT
15 27 (18.88%) ITIL
16 25 (17.48%) CRISC
17 22 (15.38%) SaaS
17 22 (15.38%) AWS
17 22 (15.38%) Banking
17 22 (15.38%) Internal Audit
18 20 (13.99%) Active Directory
19 18 (12.59%) Information Security Management
19 18 (12.59%) PCI DSS
19 18 (12.59%) Degree
19 18 (12.59%) GRC
20 17 (11.89%) GDPR
20 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (11.89%) Cryptography

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.87%) Azure
2 22 (15.38%) AWS
2 22 (15.38%) SaaS
3 16 (11.19%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (9.09%) Azure Sentinel
6 11 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (7.69%) IaaS
6 11 (7.69%) PaaS
7 7 (4.90%) GCP
8 6 (4.20%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.80%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.70%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.07%) Firewall
2 13 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (8.39%) VPN
4 7 (4.90%) Network Security
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (3.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (2.80%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (2.80%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.10%) DNS
7 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.40%) CHAP
8 2 (1.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.70%) DHCP
9 1 (0.70%) DMZ
9 1 (0.70%) ICMP
9 1 (0.70%) Internet
9 1 (0.70%) RTP
9 1 (0.70%) Wireless
9 1 (0.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.10%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.40%) DB2
General
1 60 (41.96%) Finance
2 22 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
4 5 (3.50%) Legal
5 3 (2.10%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Architect
2 31 (21.68%) Security Architect
3 21 (14.69%) Security Specialist
4 16 (11.19%) Information Security Specialist
4 16 (11.19%) Information Specialist
4 16 (11.19%) Security Manager
5 14 (9.79%) Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Azure Architect
5 14 (9.79%) IT Architect
5 14 (9.79%) IT Security Architect
5 14 (9.79%) Security Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (9.09%) Security Officer
7 11 (7.69%) Audit Manager
8 10 (6.99%) Information Manager
8 10 (6.99%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (5.59%) Information Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Information Assurance Specialist
9 8 (5.59%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) Middleware
2 14 (9.79%) OAuth
3 4 (2.80%) .NET
4 3 (2.10%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
5 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.37%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.49%) Cyberthreat
3 13 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 7 (4.90%) Linux
2 7 (4.90%) Unix
3 2 (1.40%) AIX
3 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.14%) Information Security
2 56 (39.16%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (34.97%) Risk Management
4 47 (32.87%) Security Management
5 37 (25.87%) SIEM
6 35 (24.48%) Security Architecture
7 27 (18.88%) ITIL
8 22 (15.38%) Internal Audit
9 18 (12.59%) Information Security Management
10 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (11.89%) Cryptography
11 14 (9.79%) Data Protection
11 14 (9.79%) Identity Access Management
11 14 (9.79%) IT Audit
11 14 (9.79%) Load Balancing
11 14 (9.79%) Security Operations
12 13 (9.09%) Project Management
12 13 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (8.39%) Analytics
13 12 (8.39%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
2 4 (2.80%) VBScript
3 2 (1.40%) C
4 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 127 (88.81%) CISSP
2 114 (79.72%) CISM
3 25 (17.48%) CRISC
4 18 (12.59%) Degree
5 15 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 11 (7.69%) CCSP
8 6 (4.20%) CGEIT
8 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.50%) MCSE
10 4 (2.80%) CEH
10 4 (2.80%) GIAC
10 4 (2.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (2.80%) SANS
11 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.40%) CISMP
12 2 (1.40%) ICAEW
12 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (25.87%) NIST
3 32 (22.38%) COBIT
4 18 (12.59%) GRC
4 18 (12.59%) PCI DSS
5 17 (11.89%) GDPR
6 13 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.40%) IFRS
8 2 (1.40%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.70%) IASME
9 1 (0.70%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.70%) MiFID
9 1 (0.70%) NCSC
9 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (13.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.10%) Nessus
3 2 (1.40%) QRadar
4 1 (0.70%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.19%) CheckPoint
3 14 (9.79%) Cisco
4 12 (8.39%) Palo Alto
5 10 (6.99%) Symantec
6 9 (6.29%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.20%) Splunk
8 5 (3.50%) Apple
8 5 (3.50%) F5
8 5 (3.50%) Okta
8 5 (3.50%) Zscaler
9 4 (2.80%) AlienVault
9 4 (2.80%) IBM
9 4 (2.80%) McAfee
10 2 (1.40%) Citrix
10 2 (1.40%) CrowdStrike
10 2 (1.40%) Darktrace
10 2 (1.40%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle
11 1 (0.70%) VMware