Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 395 305 346
Rank change year-on-year -90 +41 -56
Permanent jobs citing CISM 323 279 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.97% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 4.81% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 259 247 404
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £58,000 £53,750 £60,469
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £78,750
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -17.46% +8.62%
75th Percentile £83,125 £85,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £94,250 £106,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% -2.31% -

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 8,043 5,798 11,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.86% 20.23% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,095 4,389 9,062
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 £81,250 £79,188
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% -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in London

CISM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CISM in London

CISM
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISM in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 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 +15 88 £67,500 +6.30% 15
South London +6 6 £60,305 -7.22%
East London +3 4 £61,250 -2.00% 3
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 303 (93.81%) CISSP
2 218 (67.49%) Information Security
3 188 (58.20%) Cybersecurity
4 126 (39.01%) CISA
5 122 (37.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 98 (30.34%) Risk Management
7 93 (28.79%) Finance
8 90 (27.86%) NIST
9 81 (25.08%) Management Information System
10 78 (24.15%) SIEM
10 78 (24.15%) GDPR
11 75 (23.22%) Social Skills
12 69 (21.36%) Security Architecture
13 68 (21.05%) Azure
14 59 (18.27%) Firewall
15 58 (17.96%) Microsoft
16 55 (17.03%) Security Management
17 54 (16.72%) Degree
17 54 (16.72%) Data Protection
18 51 (15.79%) PCI DSS
19 48 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (13.62%) Security Operations
21 43 (13.31%) Project Management
22 42 (13.00%) Vulnerability Management
23 41 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (12.69%) TOGAF
24 40 (12.38%) ITIL
25 38 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
25 38 (11.76%) AWS
26 37 (11.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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 (3.10%) MTS
2 8 (2.48%) IIS
3 2 (0.62%) Confluence
3 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.31%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 68 (21.05%) Azure
2 38 (11.76%) AWS
3 23 (7.12%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (4.64%) SaaS
5 14 (4.33%) Azure Sentinel
6 12 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.10%) IaaS
7 10 (3.10%) PaaS
8 8 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.48%) GCP
9 7 (2.17%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.86%) Serverless
11 5 (1.55%) Akamai
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.31%) AWS IoT
12 1 (0.31%) Azure Service Bus
12 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.31%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.27%) Firewall
2 30 (9.29%) Network Security
3 13 (4.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.72%) DNS
5 9 (2.79%) DHCP
5 9 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.79%) VPN
5 9 (2.79%) WAN
5 9 (2.79%) Wireless
6 8 (2.48%) LAN
7 7 (2.17%) SAN
7 7 (2.17%) SMTP
8 6 (1.86%) Wireless Security
9 5 (1.55%) DMZ
10 4 (1.24%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.93%) Internet
12 2 (0.62%) HTTP
12 2 (0.62%) Intranet
13 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
1 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.31%) DB2
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 93 (28.79%) Finance
2 75 (23.22%) Social Skills
3 41 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.95%) Banking
5 15 (4.64%) Presentation Skills
5 15 (4.64%) Retail
5 15 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.02%) Legal
7 12 (3.72%) Public Sector
8 10 (3.10%) Law
9 9 (2.79%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (2.48%) French Language
11 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.24%) Advertising
12 4 (1.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.24%) Public Speaking
13 3 (0.93%) Marketing
14 2 (0.62%) International Banking
14 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (18.89%) Architect
2 60 (18.58%) Security Manager
3 56 (17.34%) Security Architect
4 42 (13.00%) Consultant
5 39 (12.07%) Security Engineer
6 36 (11.15%) Information Manager
6 36 (11.15%) Information Security Manager
7 33 (10.22%) Security Consultant
8 26 (8.05%) Analyst
9 22 (6.81%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (6.19%) Head of Security
11 18 (5.57%) Security Analyst
12 17 (5.26%) Head of Information
12 17 (5.26%) Head of Information Security
13 16 (4.95%) Information Security Consultant
13 16 (4.95%) Security Specialist
14 14 (4.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 13 (4.02%) CISSP Architect
15 13 (4.02%) Senior Architect
15 13 (4.02%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.86%) Web Services
2 5 (1.55%) Middleware
2 5 (1.55%) OAuth
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
3 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.62%) SAML
4 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.08%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.05%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (5.57%) Cyberattack
4 13 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.41%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.24%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.24%) PMI
9 3 (0.93%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.93%) FMCG
9 3 (0.93%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.93%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.81%) Windows
2 16 (4.95%) Linux
3 11 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.48%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.62%) Unix
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (67.49%) Information Security
2 188 (58.20%) Cybersecurity
3 98 (30.34%) Risk Management
4 78 (24.15%) SIEM
5 69 (21.36%) Security Architecture
6 55 (17.03%) Security Management
7 54 (16.72%) Data Protection
8 44 (13.62%) Security Operations
9 43 (13.31%) Project Management
10 42 (13.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 41 (12.69%) TOGAF
12 40 (12.38%) ITIL
13 38 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
14 35 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (10.22%) Information Security Management
16 32 (9.91%) Incident Management
16 32 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
17 30 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.02%) Python
2 8 (2.48%) Go
3 7 (2.17%) C
3 7 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.62%) Java
4 2 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 303 (93.81%) CISSP
2 126 (39.01%) CISA
3 54 (16.72%) Degree
4 48 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (11.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 33 (10.22%) SSCP
7 29 (8.98%) CSSLP
8 25 (7.74%) CRISC
9 24 (7.43%) CEH
10 21 (6.50%) SANS
11 19 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (5.26%) GIAC
13 16 (4.95%) Security Cleared
14 12 (3.72%) CCNA
15 11 (3.41%) CCSP
15 11 (3.41%) CESG Certified Professional
16 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (2.79%) OSCP
17 8 (2.48%) MCSE
18 7 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (37.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (27.86%) NIST
3 78 (24.15%) GDPR
4 51 (15.79%) PCI DSS
5 36 (11.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 27 (8.36%) COBIT
6 27 (8.36%) GRC
7 26 (8.05%) NCSC
8 11 (3.41%) NIST 800
9 7 (2.17%) JSP 440
10 6 (1.86%) RMADS
11 4 (1.24%) Government Security Classifications
11 4 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (1.24%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.93%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) QRadar
2 10 (3.10%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.48%) Kibana
4 6 (1.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (1.24%) CASB
5 4 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.24%) Nessus
5 4 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.93%) Puppet
6 3 (0.93%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.93%) SCCM
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.62%) SCOM
7 2 (0.62%) Terraform
8 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.31%) Nmap
Vendors
1 58 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.88%) Cisco
3 17 (5.26%) Splunk
4 16 (4.95%) Palo Alto
5 13 (4.02%) Google
6 8 (2.48%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.48%) Symantec
7 7 (2.17%) Juniper
8 6 (1.86%) McAfee
9 5 (1.55%) Qualys
9 5 (1.55%) Varonis
10 4 (1.24%) AlienVault
10 4 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.24%) VMware
11 3 (0.93%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.93%) Intel
12 2 (0.62%) FireEye
12 2 (0.62%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.62%) Netskope
12 2 (0.62%) OneTrust