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

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > London
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 519 383 442
Rank change year-on-year -136 +59 -74
Permanent jobs citing CISA 158 169 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 2.97% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 138 159 314
10th Percentile £48,075 £42,500 £49,050
25th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -3.45%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,000 £102,500
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 8,061 5,693 11,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.82% 20.24% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,095 4,311 9,060
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2 August 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 2 August 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 -8 49 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South London -4 4 £58,902 -13.30%
East London +6 1 £50,000 -20.00% 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 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.

1 138 (87.34%) CISSP
2 125 (79.11%) CISM
3 95 (60.13%) Information Security
4 70 (44.30%) Risk Management
5 69 (43.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 66 (41.77%) Cybersecurity
7 55 (34.81%) SIEM
8 50 (31.65%) NIST
9 45 (28.48%) Management Information System
10 44 (27.85%) Finance
11 40 (25.32%) Security Management
12 38 (24.05%) Firewall
13 37 (23.42%) Social Skills
14 36 (22.78%) Security Architecture
15 29 (18.35%) ITIL
16 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
16 28 (17.72%) Vulnerability Management
17 27 (17.09%) CRISC
18 26 (16.46%) COBIT
19 25 (15.82%) Degree
20 24 (15.19%) GDPR
21 22 (13.92%) Data Privacy
22 20 (12.66%) GRC
23 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
23 19 (12.03%) Penetration Testing
23 19 (12.03%) Information Security Management
24 18 (11.39%) Azure
24 18 (11.39%) Internal Audit
25 17 (10.76%) Data Protection
26 16 (10.13%) PCI DSS

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 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Appian
2 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.39%) Azure
2 14 (8.86%) AWS
3 13 (8.23%) SaaS
4 12 (7.59%) Azure Sentinel
5 11 (6.96%) PaaS
6 10 (6.33%) IaaS
7 8 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.43%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (3.80%) Serverless
10 5 (3.16%) Akamai
11 2 (1.27%) GCP
11 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.27%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.27%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (0.63%) Azure Service Bus
12 1 (0.63%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.05%) Firewall
2 14 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (6.33%) VPN
4 9 (5.70%) Network Security
5 5 (3.16%) Wireless
5 5 (3.16%) Wireless Security
6 4 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.90%) DNS
8 2 (1.27%) Intranet
8 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.63%) CHAP
9 1 (0.63%) DHCP
9 1 (0.63%) DMZ
9 1 (0.63%) HTTP
9 1 (0.63%) ICMP
9 1 (0.63%) Internet
9 1 (0.63%) LAN
9 1 (0.63%) RTP
9 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.63%) DB2
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.63%) Power BI
1 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
1 1 (0.63%) Tableau
General
1 44 (27.85%) Finance
2 37 (23.42%) Social Skills
3 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.86%) Banking
5 11 (6.96%) Retail
6 10 (6.33%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (5.70%) Legal
8 8 (5.06%) French Language
8 8 (5.06%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.90%) Law
10 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.27%) Advertising
11 2 (1.27%) Back Office
11 2 (1.27%) Environmental Health
11 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (23.42%) Architect
2 32 (20.25%) Security Architect
3 19 (12.03%) Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) Security Manager
4 13 (8.23%) CISSP Architect
5 12 (7.59%) Security Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) Security Engineer
6 11 (6.96%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (6.96%) Consultant
7 10 (6.33%) Security Specialist
8 9 (5.70%) Security Officer
8 9 (5.70%) Senior Architect
8 9 (5.70%) Senior Security Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Information Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (5.06%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Risk Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.43%) Information Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) Middleware
1 5 (3.16%) OAuth
2 4 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.27%) SAML
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.48%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.96%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (4.43%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.16%) Cyberattack
6 5 (3.16%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.90%) PKI
8 3 (1.90%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.27%) Social Media
10 1 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.63%) Life Science
10 1 (0.63%) Robotics
10 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.13%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) Linux
3 9 (5.70%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.13%) Information Security
2 70 (44.30%) Risk Management
3 66 (41.77%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (34.81%) SIEM
5 40 (25.32%) Security Management
6 36 (22.78%) Security Architecture
7 29 (18.35%) ITIL
8 28 (17.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (13.92%) Data Privacy
10 19 (12.03%) Information Security Management
10 19 (12.03%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (11.39%) Internal Audit
12 17 (10.76%) Data Protection
13 16 (10.13%) Security Operations
14 15 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (9.49%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (9.49%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.49%) TOGAF
15 14 (8.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.70%) Python
2 8 (5.06%) Go
2 8 (5.06%) SQL
3 5 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.53%) VBScript
5 3 (1.90%) C
6 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (87.34%) CISSP
2 125 (79.11%) CISM
3 27 (17.09%) CRISC
4 25 (15.82%) Degree
5 13 (8.23%) CEH
5 13 (8.23%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (8.23%) SANS
6 12 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (3.80%) CCSP
8 6 (3.80%) GIAC
8 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (3.16%) MCSE
10 4 (2.53%) CGEIT
10 4 (2.53%) OSCP
11 3 (1.90%) CCNA
11 3 (1.90%) CISMP
11 3 (1.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (1.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (43.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (31.65%) NIST
3 26 (16.46%) COBIT
4 24 (15.19%) GDPR
5 20 (12.66%) GRC
6 16 (10.13%) PCI DSS
7 11 (6.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (6.96%) NCSC
8 7 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.27%) MiFID
11 1 (0.63%) BS7799
11 1 (0.63%) COSO
11 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.63%) IASME
11 1 (0.63%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.63%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.63%) SOC 2
System Software
1 11 (6.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) QRadar
2 8 (5.06%) Kibana
3 5 (3.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 5 (3.16%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.90%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.90%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.63%) CASB
6 1 (0.63%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.63%) Nessus
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Splunk
3 7 (4.43%) Palo Alto
3 7 (4.43%) Symantec
4 6 (3.80%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.80%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) AlienVault
5 4 (2.53%) McAfee
5 4 (2.53%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle
7 2 (1.27%) CrowdStrike
7 2 (1.27%) Okta
7 2 (1.27%) OneTrust
8 1 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) UiPath