Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 236 321
Rank change year-on-year -20 +85 +146
Permanent jobs citing CISM 891 973 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.42% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 5.90% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 729 780 771
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £48,100 £50,000 £45,750
90th Percentile £101,500 £95,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 15,861 16,493 21,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.66% 24.04% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,319 13,271 18,069
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +46 223 £70,000 +2.19% 13
South London +19 41 £72,500 +11.54% 3
West London +20 25 £72,500 +6.62% 10
North London +11 23 £90,000 +84.62%
East London -6 18 £66,250 +1.92%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 871 (97.76%) CISSP
2 678 (76.09%) Information Security
3 505 (56.68%) CISA
4 407 (45.68%) Cybersecurity
5 387 (43.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 340 (38.16%) Finance
7 237 (26.60%) GDPR
8 226 (25.36%) SIEM
9 202 (22.67%) Firewall
10 198 (22.22%) Risk Management
11 188 (21.10%) Degree
12 178 (19.98%) Management Information System
13 173 (19.42%) Data Protection
14 171 (19.19%) Security Architecture
15 158 (17.73%) ITIL
16 150 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
17 140 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
18 138 (15.49%) PCI DSS
19 137 (15.38%) Windows
20 133 (14.93%) Security Operations
21 124 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
22 121 (13.58%) COBIT
23 120 (13.47%) GIAC
24 116 (13.02%) Linux
24 116 (13.02%) CRISC
25 115 (12.91%) SANS
26 108 (12.12%) Incident Management
27 102 (11.45%) Data Loss Prevention
28 100 (11.22%) CEH
29 99 (11.11%) Stakeholder 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 26 (2.92%) IIS
2 25 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.34%) Confluence
4 3 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.38%) Office 365
4 24 (2.69%) Mimecast
4 24 (2.69%) OneDrive
5 11 (1.23%) SaaS
6 7 (0.79%) IaaS
6 7 (0.79%) PaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (22.67%) Firewall
2 84 (9.43%) Network Security
3 66 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 57 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.36%) Internet
6 15 (1.68%) DKIM
6 15 (1.68%) DMARC
7 13 (1.46%) LAN
8 12 (1.35%) WAN
9 10 (1.12%) VPN
10 9 (1.01%) HTTP
11 6 (0.67%) DNS
11 6 (0.67%) Wireless
12 5 (0.56%) DHCP
12 5 (0.56%) SSH
12 5 (0.56%) SSL
13 4 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (0.45%) FTP
13 4 (0.45%) SNMP
13 4 (0.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.12%) Big Data
3 4 (0.45%) Blockchain
3 4 (0.45%) MySQL
4 2 (0.22%) GIS
5 1 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (0.90%) AppScan
2 3 (0.34%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.22%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.22%) WebScarab
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 340 (38.16%) Finance
2 97 (10.89%) Banking
3 91 (10.21%) Legal
4 38 (4.26%) Retail
5 36 (4.04%) Law
6 15 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.57%) Billing
7 14 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.57%) Private Banking
8 12 (1.35%) Games
9 9 (1.01%) Marketing
10 8 (0.90%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.67%) Advertising
11 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.56%) Back Office
12 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 221 (24.80%) Security Manager
2 170 (19.08%) Analyst
3 147 (16.50%) Security Analyst
4 101 (11.34%) Consultant
5 98 (11.00%) Information Security Manager
6 96 (10.77%) Information Manager
7 84 (9.43%) Security Consultant
8 79 (8.87%) Architect
9 77 (8.64%) Security Architect
10 75 (8.42%) Information Analyst
10 75 (8.42%) Information Security Analyst
11 74 (8.31%) Security Engineer
11 74 (8.31%) Security Officer
12 63 (7.07%) IT Manager
13 59 (6.62%) Information Security Officer
14 57 (6.40%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 54 (6.06%) Information Officer
16 46 (5.16%) IT Security Manager
17 43 (4.83%) Risk Manager
18 38 (4.26%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.57%) MSMQ
1 14 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (1.35%) Web Services
3 7 (0.79%) .NET
4 5 (0.56%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.45%) Middleware
6 2 (0.22%) HTML
6 2 (0.22%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) Java EE
7 1 (0.11%) OAuth
7 1 (0.11%) OpenID
7 1 (0.11%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 178 (19.98%) Management Information System
2 81 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
4 62 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 48 (5.39%) Cyberthreat
6 31 (3.48%) PKI
7 19 (2.13%) Cyberattack
7 19 (2.13%) Fintech
8 18 (2.02%) CESG
9 17 (1.91%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.56%) BYOD
14 5 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
14 5 (0.56%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 137 (15.38%) Windows
2 116 (13.02%) Linux
3 61 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 57 (6.40%) Unix
5 25 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.01%) Kali Linux
9 5 (0.56%) VMS
10 3 (0.34%) Android
10 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) AIX
11 2 (0.22%) CentOS
11 2 (0.22%) HPUX
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (76.09%) Information Security
2 407 (45.68%) Cybersecurity
3 226 (25.36%) SIEM
4 198 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 173 (19.42%) Data Protection
6 171 (19.19%) Security Architecture
7 158 (17.73%) ITIL
8 150 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
9 140 (15.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 133 (14.93%) Security Operations
11 124 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (12.12%) Incident Management
13 102 (11.45%) Data Loss Prevention
14 99 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 93 (10.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 75 (8.42%) Data Privacy
17 71 (7.97%) Security Management
18 69 (7.74%) Project Management
19 67 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
19 67 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (3.82%) Python
2 31 (3.48%) Perl
3 30 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 27 (3.03%) C#
5 26 (2.92%) Ruby
6 25 (2.81%) PowerShell
7 24 (2.69%) Bourne shell
7 24 (2.69%) Korn
8 18 (2.02%) SQL
9 13 (1.46%) C
10 11 (1.23%) Java
11 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.67%) C++
13 5 (0.56%) PHP
14 2 (0.22%) Go
14 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 871 (97.76%) CISSP
2 505 (56.68%) CISA
3 188 (21.10%) Degree
4 120 (13.47%) GIAC
5 116 (13.02%) CRISC
6 115 (12.91%) SANS
7 100 (11.22%) CEH
8 74 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (5.72%) SSCP
10 49 (5.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 44 (4.94%) CSSLP
12 38 (4.26%) CCNA
13 31 (3.48%) CGEIT
14 25 (2.81%) CESG Certified Professional
15 22 (2.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 22 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
16 21 (2.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 21 (2.36%) MCSE
16 21 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (43.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 237 (26.60%) GDPR
3 138 (15.49%) PCI DSS
4 121 (13.58%) COBIT
5 69 (7.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 59 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 33 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 13 (1.46%) ISO 22301
9 13 (1.46%) NIST 800
10 9 (1.01%) COSO
10 9 (1.01%) PMO
11 8 (0.90%) MiFID
12 7 (0.79%) BS7799
12 7 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.79%) ISO 31000
12 7 (0.79%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.79%) SAS 70
13 6 (0.67%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 54 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (2.58%) Nessus
2 13 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 12 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (1.01%) Core Impact
5 8 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (0.90%) OpenVAS
5 8 (0.90%) SCCM
6 6 (0.67%) CSIRT
7 5 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.56%) QRadar
8 4 (0.45%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.34%) CASB
Vendors
1 80 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.94%) Cisco
3 29 (3.25%) Symantec
4 27 (3.03%) Forcepoint
5 23 (2.58%) Sophos
6 22 (2.47%) Apple
7 20 (2.24%) McAfee
7 20 (2.24%) Qualys
8 19 (2.13%) Palo Alto
9 18 (2.02%) Varonis
10 15 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.57%) Fortinet
11 14 (1.57%) Splunk
12 12 (1.35%) F5
13 9 (1.01%) CyberArk
13 9 (1.01%) Cylance
13 9 (1.01%) Interwoven
13 9 (1.01%) Proofpoint
14 8 (0.90%) Acunetix
14 8 (0.90%) ArcSight