Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 356 453 440
Rank change year-on-year +97 -13 -37
Permanent jobs citing CISA 107 303 426
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 2.76% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 101 260 342
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £45,250 £48,675 £48,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +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 3,993 10,998 15,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.94% 20.09% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,109 8,300 11,239
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £106,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +158 44 £50,000 -25.93% 3
West London +84 3 £90,000 +38.46% 2
East London +27 1 £65,000 +1.96% 4
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 95 (88.79%) CISSP
2 86 (80.37%) CISM
3 62 (57.94%) Information Security
4 55 (51.40%) Finance
5 49 (45.79%) Degree
5 49 (45.79%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (42.06%) Risk Management
6 45 (42.06%) Management Information System
7 40 (37.38%) NIST
8 38 (35.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 38 (35.51%) Computer Science
9 35 (32.71%) Firewall
10 31 (28.97%) SIEM
11 29 (27.10%) CRISC
12 26 (24.30%) Data Protection
12 26 (24.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 25 (23.36%) GDPR
14 23 (21.50%) Identity Access Management
15 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (20.56%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (20.56%) Security Management
15 22 (20.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 20 (18.69%) Patch Management
16 20 (18.69%) Cyber Essentials
17 19 (17.76%) CCSP
18 18 (16.82%) Privileged Access Management
18 18 (16.82%) Antivirus Management
19 17 (15.89%) Azure
20 15 (14.02%) Data Protection Act
20 15 (14.02%) Microsoft

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 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Azure
2 14 (13.08%) AWS
3 7 (6.54%) Mimecast
4 5 (4.67%) Office 365
5 4 (3.74%) IaaS
5 4 (3.74%) PaaS
5 4 (3.74%) SaaS
6 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.71%) Firewall
2 22 (20.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (4.67%) VPN
4 3 (2.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.87%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) LAN
5 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.93%) DKIM
6 1 (0.93%) DMARC
6 1 (0.93%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Power BI
1 3 (2.80%) Tableau
2 2 (1.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) GitLab
General
1 55 (51.40%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Legal
3 12 (11.21%) Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) French Language
5 2 (1.87%) German Language
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Analyst
2 23 (21.50%) Security Officer
3 19 (17.76%) Security Specialist
4 18 (16.82%) Information Officer
4 18 (16.82%) Information Security Officer
4 18 (16.82%) Security Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Information Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Risk Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 9 (8.41%) Security Manager
8 8 (7.48%) Architect
8 8 (7.48%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.54%) IT Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Security Specialist
10 6 (5.61%) CISSP Specialist
10 6 (5.61%) Governance Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) IT Security Specialist
10 6 (5.61%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) OAuth
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) LAMP
3 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 45 (42.06%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.02%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.35%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) Social Media
6 3 (2.80%) FMCG
6 3 (2.80%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) Robotics
7 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.94%) Information Security
2 49 (45.79%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (42.06%) Risk Management
4 38 (35.51%) Computer Science
5 31 (28.97%) SIEM
6 26 (24.30%) Data Protection
6 26 (24.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 23 (21.50%) Identity Access Management
8 22 (20.56%) Security Management
9 20 (18.69%) Patch Management
10 18 (16.82%) Antivirus Management
10 18 (16.82%) Privileged Access Management
11 14 (13.08%) Security Patching
11 14 (13.08%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (10.28%) Project Management
13 10 (9.35%) IT Audit
13 10 (9.35%) Security Architecture
14 9 (8.41%) Data Security
14 9 (8.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.54%) Python
3 6 (5.61%) SQL
4 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.74%) C
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) R
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (88.79%) CISSP
2 86 (80.37%) CISM
3 49 (45.79%) Degree
4 29 (27.10%) CRISC
5 22 (20.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (17.76%) CCSP
7 8 (7.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 7 (6.54%) CEH
8 7 (6.54%) GIAC
9 5 (4.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (4.67%) OSCP
9 5 (4.67%) SANS
9 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.74%) GCIH
10 4 (3.74%) Master's Degree
11 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.80%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.38%) NIST
2 38 (35.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (23.36%) GDPR
4 20 (18.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (8.41%) COBIT
5 9 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (7.48%) PCI DSS
7 5 (4.67%) ISO 31000
7 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (3.74%) NIST 800
9 2 (1.87%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.87%) ITGC
9 2 (1.87%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.93%) COSO
10 1 (0.93%) GAAP
10 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) QRadar
2 3 (2.80%) Nessus
3 2 (1.87%) CASB
3 2 (1.87%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) EnCase
4 1 (0.93%) FTK
4 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco
3 3 (2.80%) Darktrace
3 3 (2.80%) Palo Alto
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.87%) Citrix
4 2 (1.87%) Forcepoint
4 2 (1.87%) Meraki
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) Cellebrite
5 1 (0.93%) F5
5 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.93%) Proofpoint
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy
5 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.93%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.93%) VMware