Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 546 354 450
Rank change year-on-year -192 +96 +1
Permanent jobs citing CISA 175 107 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.71% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 158 101 258
10th Percentile £43,200 £45,250 £48,525
25th Percentile £57,002 £48,500 £54,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £112,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -

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 8,761 3,950 10,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.29% 20.09% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,435 3,161 8,342
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -84 31 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South London - 5 £60,305 -
West London -82 1 £62,500 -30.56% 3
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 152 (86.86%) CISSP
2 130 (74.29%) CISM
3 115 (65.71%) Information Security
4 92 (52.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
6 71 (40.57%) Risk Management
7 61 (34.86%) NIST
8 49 (28.00%) SIEM
9 45 (25.71%) Finance
10 41 (23.43%) Degree
10 41 (23.43%) Social Skills
11 39 (22.29%) Security Architecture
12 37 (21.14%) Management Information System
13 35 (20.00%) Firewall
14 32 (18.29%) CRISC
15 31 (17.71%) ITIL
16 29 (16.57%) Security Management
16 29 (16.57%) Vulnerability Management
17 27 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (15.43%) Internal Audit
17 27 (15.43%) GDPR
17 27 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
19 22 (12.57%) COBIT
19 22 (12.57%) IT Audit
19 22 (12.57%) Data Privacy
20 20 (11.43%) NCSC
20 20 (11.43%) TOGAF
20 20 (11.43%) Windows
20 20 (11.43%) Linux

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 1 (0.57%) Appian
1 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.71%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.14%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.86%) AWS
2 15 (8.57%) Azure
3 7 (4.00%) SaaS
3 7 (4.00%) Serverless
4 6 (3.43%) Akamai
5 5 (2.86%) PaaS
6 4 (2.29%) IaaS
6 4 (2.29%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.71%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (1.14%) GCP
8 2 (1.14%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.00%) Firewall
2 18 (10.29%) Network Security
3 10 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.43%) Wireless
4 6 (3.43%) Wireless Security
5 5 (2.86%) DNS
6 4 (2.29%) VPN
7 2 (1.14%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Broadband
8 1 (0.57%) HTTP
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) Blockchain
1 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.71%) Power BI
3 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.14%) Tableau
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.57%) AppScan
2 1 (0.57%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 41 (23.43%) Social Skills
3 27 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.57%) Presentation Skills
5 13 (7.43%) Public Sector
6 12 (6.86%) French Language
7 10 (5.71%) Legal
8 9 (5.14%) Influencing Skills
8 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
9 8 (4.57%) Banking
10 5 (2.86%) Back Office
11 4 (2.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (2.29%) Retail
12 3 (1.71%) Law
13 2 (1.14%) Advertising
13 2 (1.14%) Environmental Health
14 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (18.86%) Security Manager
2 27 (15.43%) Architect
2 27 (15.43%) Security Architect
3 20 (11.43%) Analyst
4 16 (9.14%) Consultant
5 14 (8.00%) Information Manager
5 14 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
5 14 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 13 (7.43%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 12 (6.86%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.29%) Auditor
9 10 (5.71%) CISSP Architect
9 10 (5.71%) IT Auditor
10 9 (5.14%) Senior Architect
10 9 (5.14%) Senior Security Architect
11 8 (4.57%) Audit Manager
11 8 (4.57%) IT Audit Manager
11 8 (4.57%) Security Engineer
11 8 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) SOAP
2 3 (1.71%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.71%) SAML
3 2 (1.14%) .NET
3 2 (1.14%) J2EE
3 2 (1.14%) OAuth
3 2 (1.14%) OpenID
3 2 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) JSP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.43%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (5.14%) Cyberattack
4 7 (4.00%) Robotics
5 6 (3.43%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.43%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.43%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.86%) PKI
7 4 (2.29%) FMCG
8 3 (1.71%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.14%) PMI
9 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.14%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Life Science
10 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Linux
1 20 (11.43%) Windows
2 10 (5.71%) Mac OS
3 7 (4.00%) Unix
4 4 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (65.71%) Information Security
2 84 (48.00%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (40.57%) Risk Management
4 49 (28.00%) SIEM
5 39 (22.29%) Security Architecture
6 31 (17.71%) ITIL
7 29 (16.57%) Security Management
7 29 (16.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 27 (15.43%) Internal Audit
8 27 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (12.57%) Data Privacy
10 22 (12.57%) IT Audit
11 20 (11.43%) TOGAF
12 19 (10.86%) Incident Management
13 18 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (9.71%) Project Management
15 16 (9.14%) Data Protection
15 16 (9.14%) Risk Assessment
16 15 (8.57%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.43%) Python
2 10 (5.71%) Go
3 5 (2.86%) C
3 5 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) C++
4 1 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 152 (86.86%) CISSP
2 130 (74.29%) CISM
3 41 (23.43%) Degree
4 32 (18.29%) CRISC
5 19 (10.86%) CEH
6 18 (10.29%) SSCP
7 14 (8.00%) SANS
8 13 (7.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (6.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 11 (6.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (4.57%) GIAC
12 7 (4.00%) CREST Certified
12 7 (4.00%) OSCP
13 6 (3.43%) CISMP
14 5 (2.86%) CCSP
15 4 (2.29%) CGEIT
15 4 (2.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
16 3 (1.71%) OSCE
16 3 (1.71%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (52.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (34.86%) NIST
3 27 (15.43%) GDPR
4 22 (12.57%) COBIT
5 20 (11.43%) NCSC
6 18 (10.29%) GRC
6 18 (10.29%) PCI DSS
7 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (4.00%) SOC 2
8 6 (3.43%) HIPAA
8 6 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (2.29%) ISO 9001
10 4 (2.29%) ITGC
10 4 (2.29%) NIST 800
11 3 (1.71%) QA
12 2 (1.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (1.14%) IFRS
12 2 (1.14%) ISO 22301
12 2 (1.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) QRadar
2 10 (5.71%) Kibana
3 3 (1.71%) RSA Archer
3 3 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.14%) EnCase
4 2 (1.14%) FTK
4 2 (1.14%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.14%) HP Fortify
4 2 (1.14%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) CASB
5 1 (0.57%) Nessus
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Splunk
3 9 (5.14%) Oracle
4 4 (2.29%) Alteryx
4 4 (2.29%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.71%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.71%) Okta
5 3 (1.71%) SAP
5 3 (1.71%) Tripwire
6 2 (1.14%) BeyondTrust
6 2 (1.14%) Cellebrite
6 2 (1.14%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.14%) Google
6 2 (1.14%) HP
6 2 (1.14%) OneTrust
6 2 (1.14%) Qualys
7 1 (0.57%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.57%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.57%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.57%) Sonatype