Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 349 281 251
Rank change year-on-year -68 -30 +96
Permanent jobs citing CISM 532 868 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 1.24% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 5.52% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 429 727 799
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +13.82%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,550 £52,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,500 £100,000
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 13,394 15,721 16,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.54% 22.48% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9,969 12,162 13,941
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +10 139 £82,500 +17.86% 25
West London +22 24 £75,000 +7.14% 9
South London -14 10 £77,500 +14.81% 3
East London -26 4 £90,000 +16.13% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 496 (93.23%) CISSP
2 419 (78.76%) Information Security
3 279 (52.44%) Cybersecurity
4 256 (48.12%) CISA
5 255 (47.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 194 (36.47%) Risk Management
7 140 (26.32%) Finance
8 129 (24.25%) CRISC
9 127 (23.87%) GDPR
10 113 (21.24%) Penetration Testing
11 105 (19.74%) Management Information System
12 104 (19.55%) Security Architecture
13 99 (18.61%) SIEM
14 90 (16.92%) PCI DSS
14 90 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 90 (16.92%) Degree
14 90 (16.92%) CEH
15 89 (16.73%) Firewall
16 79 (14.85%) Banking
17 67 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
18 64 (12.03%) GIAC
18 64 (12.03%) Cisco Certification
18 64 (12.03%) Data Protection
19 62 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
20 57 (10.71%) Linux
21 56 (10.53%) Windows
21 56 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 55 (10.34%) Project Management
23 52 (9.77%) SANS
24 51 (9.59%) Change Management

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 6 (1.13%) IIS
2 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.44%) Office 365
4 5 (0.94%) PaaS
4 5 (0.94%) SaaS
5 4 (0.75%) IaaS
6 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.56%) Yammer
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 89 (16.73%) Firewall
2 30 (5.64%) Network Security
3 25 (4.70%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.14%) Internet
5 21 (3.95%) IPsec
6 19 (3.57%) BGP
6 19 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 15 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (2.44%) HTTP
9 12 (2.26%) VPN
10 7 (1.32%) LAN
10 7 (1.32%) WAN
11 6 (1.13%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (0.94%) DMZ
13 2 (0.38%) SCCP
13 2 (0.38%) SSL
13 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.38%) VoIP
13 2 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.38%) Big Data
2 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.19%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) AppScan
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.19%) Paros
3 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 140 (26.32%) Finance
2 79 (14.85%) Banking
3 42 (7.89%) Legal
4 23 (4.32%) Retail
5 12 (2.26%) Law
6 10 (1.88%) Marketing
7 9 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.13%) Games
9 4 (0.75%) Front Office
10 3 (0.56%) Local Government
10 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (20.30%) Security Manager
2 87 (16.35%) Analyst
3 85 (15.98%) Architect
3 85 (15.98%) Security Architect
4 82 (15.41%) Security Analyst
5 65 (12.22%) Consultant
6 61 (11.47%) Information Manager
7 58 (10.90%) Information Security Manager
7 58 (10.90%) Security Consultant
8 53 (9.96%) Head of Security
9 45 (8.46%) Information Analyst
9 45 (8.46%) Information Security Analyst
10 39 (7.33%) Security Officer
11 38 (7.14%) Head of Information
11 38 (7.14%) Head of Information Security
12 28 (5.26%) Security Engineer
13 25 (4.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 24 (4.51%) Information Officer
14 24 (4.51%) Information Security Officer
15 23 (4.32%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.89%) SailPoint
2 19 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (2.26%) .NET
4 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.38%) Middleware
5 2 (0.38%) SAML
5 2 (0.38%) Web Services
6 1 (0.19%) Kafka
6 1 (0.19%) OAuth
6 1 (0.19%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 105 (19.74%) Management Information System
2 62 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.70%) Cyberattack
3 25 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (3.20%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (2.26%) Cybercrime
6 12 (2.26%) Fintech
7 10 (1.88%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.50%) PKI
10 7 (1.32%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.13%) BYOD
12 5 (0.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.75%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.56%) Blog
14 3 (0.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.71%) Linux
2 56 (10.53%) Windows
3 32 (6.02%) Unix
4 13 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.69%) Android
5 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.50%) Debian
7 5 (0.94%) AIX
7 5 (0.94%) CentOS
7 5 (0.94%) HPUX
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.56%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (78.76%) Information Security
2 279 (52.44%) Cybersecurity
3 194 (36.47%) Risk Management
4 113 (21.24%) Penetration Testing
5 104 (19.55%) Security Architecture
6 99 (18.61%) SIEM
7 90 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (12.03%) Data Protection
10 56 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 55 (10.34%) Project Management
12 51 (9.59%) Change Management
13 50 (9.40%) Identity Access Management
13 50 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
14 47 (8.83%) Data Privacy
15 45 (8.46%) Security Management
16 37 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (6.77%) Computer Science
18 35 (6.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.63%) Java
2 13 (2.44%) C
3 11 (2.07%) C++
4 9 (1.69%) C#
5 8 (1.50%) VB
6 4 (0.75%) PHP
7 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.38%) Python
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) Scala
8 1 (0.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 496 (93.23%) CISSP
2 256 (48.12%) CISA
3 129 (24.25%) CRISC
4 90 (16.92%) CEH
4 90 (16.92%) Degree
5 64 (12.03%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (12.03%) GIAC
6 52 (9.77%) SANS
7 32 (6.02%) CCNA
8 30 (5.64%) CCNP
8 30 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 25 (4.70%) CCIE
11 21 (3.95%) CISMP
12 19 (3.57%) GISF
12 19 (3.57%) Security Cleared
13 16 (3.01%) CESG Certified Professional
14 15 (2.82%) CREST Certified
15 14 (2.63%) GSEC
15 14 (2.63%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (47.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (23.87%) GDPR
3 90 (16.92%) PCI DSS
4 37 (6.95%) COBIT
5 31 (5.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 22 (4.14%) QA
7 20 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (3.57%) MiFID
9 10 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 9 (1.69%) NIST 800
11 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.94%) COSO
12 5 (0.94%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.94%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.38%) Basel III
14 2 (0.38%) FINRA
14 2 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
15 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 19 (3.57%) Snort
2 10 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.75%) vSphere
6 3 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (4.51%) SCCM
2 23 (4.32%) Nessus
3 19 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 19 (3.57%) OSSEC
4 7 (1.32%) CASB
5 6 (1.13%) Ansible
6 5 (0.94%) IBM BigFix
6 5 (0.94%) WSUS
7 4 (0.75%) RSA Archer
7 4 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.56%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.19%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.19%) Nmap
10 1 (0.19%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.19%) QRadar
10 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (5.64%) Cisco
2 29 (5.45%) Splunk
3 25 (4.70%) Palo Alto
3 25 (4.70%) Symantec
4 24 (4.51%) Blue Coat
5 23 (4.32%) LogRhythm
6 20 (3.76%) Aveksa
6 20 (3.76%) CheckPoint
7 19 (3.57%) Juniper
7 19 (3.57%) McAfee
8 18 (3.38%) FireEye
8 18 (3.38%) Microsoft
9 14 (2.63%) VMware
10 9 (1.69%) Intel
11 8 (1.50%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.94%) CA
12 5 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.75%) ArcSight
13 4 (0.75%) Interwoven
13 4 (0.75%) Sun