Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 278 277
Rank change year-on-year -50 -1 +117
Permanent jobs citing CISM 626 933 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.23% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 5.44% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 505 751 787
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £102,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

CISM 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 14,826 17,155 18,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.95% 22.61% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,138 12,768 15,272
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +2.80%
10th Percentile £30,925 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in London

CISM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CISM in London

CISM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in London

CISM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the London region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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 +30 183 £82,500 +22.22% 27
West London +35 27 £75,000 +11.11% 7
South London -3 9 £100,000 +40.35% 4
East London -45 6 £90,000 +16.13% 4
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing CISM 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 CISM.

1 592 (94.57%) CISSP
2 485 (77.48%) Information Security
3 339 (54.15%) Cybersecurity
4 301 (48.08%) CISA
5 271 (43.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 217 (34.66%) Risk Management
7 170 (27.16%) Finance
8 159 (25.40%) GDPR
9 133 (21.25%) PCI DSS
10 132 (21.09%) CRISC
11 116 (18.53%) Data Protection
11 116 (18.53%) Firewall
12 115 (18.37%) Penetration Testing
12 115 (18.37%) Security Architecture
13 112 (17.89%) SIEM
14 104 (16.61%) Management Information System
15 103 (16.45%) Degree
16 100 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (14.22%) Windows
18 83 (13.26%) Linux
19 77 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (11.82%) ITIL
20 74 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
20 74 (11.82%) CEH
21 71 (11.34%) Data Privacy
21 71 (11.34%) Vulnerability Management
22 64 (10.22%) Banking
23 62 (9.90%) GIAC
24 60 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
25 56 (8.95%) Data Loss Prevention

CISM
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 10 (1.60%) IIS
2 5 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.32%) Confluence
3 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.12%) Office 365
4 6 (0.96%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.64%) PaaS
6 3 (0.48%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.32%) Yammer
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 116 (18.53%) Firewall
2 41 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 39 (6.23%) Network Security
4 36 (5.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 32 (5.11%) Internet
6 12 (1.92%) LAN
6 12 (1.92%) WAN
7 9 (1.44%) VPN
8 8 (1.28%) HTTP
9 6 (0.96%) VoIP
10 5 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.64%) IPsec
11 4 (0.64%) SSL
12 3 (0.48%) DMZ
13 2 (0.32%) Cisco Firepower
13 2 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.32%) WLAN
14 1 (0.16%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.92%) Big Data
2 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.32%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.32%) GIS
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.64%) AppScan
2 3 (0.48%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.32%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.16%) Paros
4 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
General
1 170 (27.16%) Finance
2 64 (10.22%) Banking
3 56 (8.95%) Legal
4 29 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.04%) Law
6 17 (2.72%) Retail
7 10 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.44%) Marketing
9 7 (1.12%) Local Government
10 6 (0.96%) Games
10 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (23.80%) Security Manager
2 84 (13.42%) Analyst
3 80 (12.78%) Consultant
4 73 (11.66%) Information Manager
5 72 (11.50%) Security Consultant
6 71 (11.34%) Information Security Manager
7 69 (11.02%) Security Analyst
8 66 (10.54%) Architect
8 66 (10.54%) Security Architect
9 50 (7.99%) Security Officer
10 47 (7.51%) Head of Security
11 43 (6.87%) Security Engineer
12 41 (6.55%) IT Manager
13 40 (6.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 33 (5.27%) Information Security Officer
15 32 (5.11%) Information Analyst
15 32 (5.11%) Information Security Analyst
15 32 (5.11%) Risk Manager
16 30 (4.79%) IT Security Manager
17 29 (4.63%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (1.44%) .NET
3 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.48%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.32%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.32%) Middleware
5 2 (0.32%) SAML
5 2 (0.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.16%) Kafka
6 1 (0.16%) OAuth
6 1 (0.16%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.61%) Management Information System
2 77 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.67%) Data Protection Act
4 37 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.83%) Cyberattack
6 19 (3.04%) Fintech
6 19 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
8 13 (2.08%) Cybercrime
9 11 (1.76%) Internet of Things
10 10 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 7 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.12%) PKI
13 6 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.22%) Windows
2 83 (13.26%) Linux
3 35 (5.59%) Unix
4 25 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.96%) AIX
6 6 (0.96%) CentOS
6 6 (0.96%) HPUX
6 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.96%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.80%) Android
7 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.80%) Debian
8 4 (0.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (77.48%) Information Security
2 339 (54.15%) Cybersecurity
3 217 (34.66%) Risk Management
4 116 (18.53%) Data Protection
5 115 (18.37%) Penetration Testing
5 115 (18.37%) Security Architecture
6 112 (17.89%) SIEM
7 100 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (11.82%) ITIL
9 71 (11.34%) Data Privacy
9 71 (11.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 60 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (8.95%) Data Loss Prevention
12 55 (8.79%) Security Management
13 52 (8.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 52 (8.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 51 (8.15%) Identity Access Management
15 41 (6.55%) Risk Assessment
15 41 (6.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.92%) Java
2 9 (1.44%) C
3 6 (0.96%) C#
3 6 (0.96%) C++
4 5 (0.80%) VB
5 4 (0.64%) PHP
6 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.32%) Python
7 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) Scala
8 1 (0.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 592 (94.57%) CISSP
2 301 (48.08%) CISA
3 132 (21.09%) CRISC
4 103 (16.45%) Degree
5 74 (11.82%) CEH
6 62 (9.90%) GIAC
7 52 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (7.99%) SANS
9 28 (4.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 25 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (3.99%) Security Cleared
11 23 (3.67%) CISMP
12 21 (3.35%) SC Cleared
13 18 (2.88%) CCNA
13 18 (2.88%) CLAS
14 17 (2.72%) GPEN
15 16 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
15 16 (2.56%) CGEIT
16 13 (2.08%) ISACA
17 12 (1.92%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (43.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 159 (25.40%) GDPR
3 133 (21.25%) PCI DSS
4 49 (7.83%) COBIT
5 46 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 27 (4.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 24 (3.83%) MiFID
8 12 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (1.44%) HIPAA
9 9 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (1.28%) NIST 800
10 8 (1.28%) QA
11 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.80%) SSAE 16
13 4 (0.64%) COSO
13 4 (0.64%) FIPS 140-2
13 4 (0.64%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 23 (3.67%) Snort
2 7 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.80%) vSphere
5 3 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (3.67%) OSSEC
2 9 (1.44%) CASB
3 8 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.96%) Ansible
4 6 (0.96%) Nessus
5 4 (0.64%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.48%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.32%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (0.32%) Nmap
7 2 (0.32%) QRadar
7 2 (0.32%) SCCM
7 2 (0.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.16%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.16%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (3.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.19%) Cisco
3 13 (2.08%) Splunk
4 11 (1.76%) Sun
5 10 (1.60%) WorldPay
6 9 (1.44%) Symantec
6 9 (1.44%) VMware
7 8 (1.28%) Intel
8 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.80%) Blue Coat
9 5 (0.80%) CyberArk
9 5 (0.80%) LogRhythm
10 4 (0.64%) AlgoSec
10 4 (0.64%) ArcSight
10 4 (0.64%) Google
10 4 (0.64%) Interwoven
11 3 (0.48%) Apple
11 3 (0.48%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.48%) IBM
11 3 (0.48%) McAfee