Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 350 258 241
Rank change year-on-year -92 -17 +75
Permanent jobs citing CISM 491 917 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 5.79% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 384 749 793
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £112,125 £104,000 £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 12,381 15,837 16,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.23% 22.99% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,098 12,070 12,813
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 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -71 117 £75,000 +7.14% 3
South London -15 10 £70,000 -6.67% 2
West London +5 6 £90,000 +24.14% 3
East London +14 2 £100,000 +37.93%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 477 (97.15%) CISSP
2 366 (74.54%) Information Security
3 253 (51.53%) CISA
4 248 (50.51%) Cybersecurity
5 239 (48.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 161 (32.79%) Risk Management
7 154 (31.36%) Finance
8 113 (23.01%) Management Information System
9 111 (22.61%) Degree
10 110 (22.40%) Penetration Testing
10 110 (22.40%) CRISC
11 109 (22.20%) Security Architecture
12 92 (18.74%) PCI DSS
13 89 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (17.92%) Banking
15 81 (16.50%) CEH
16 80 (16.29%) SIEM
17 78 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
18 73 (14.87%) GDPR
19 66 (13.44%) Vulnerability Management
20 63 (12.83%) Firewall
21 61 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 60 (12.22%) Identity Access Management
23 57 (11.61%) Security Management
23 57 (11.61%) Project Management
24 51 (10.39%) GIAC
25 50 (10.18%) Data Protection
26 48 (9.78%) Retail
27 47 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
27 47 (9.57%) Security Operations

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 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.02%) IIS
3 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.83%) SaaS
5 7 (1.43%) Office 365
6 6 (1.22%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.41%) PaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.83%) Firewall
2 28 (5.70%) HTTP
3 27 (5.50%) IPsec
4 25 (5.09%) Network Security
5 24 (4.89%) BGP
5 24 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (4.89%) EIGRP
6 23 (4.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (4.48%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.85%) VPN
9 13 (2.65%) DNS
10 9 (1.83%) Internet
11 7 (1.43%) LAN
11 7 (1.43%) WAN
12 3 (0.61%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (0.61%) SSL
13 2 (0.41%) Intranet
13 2 (0.41%) SCCP
14 1 (0.20%) DMZ
14 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.87%) Big Data
2 6 (1.22%) Power BI
3 3 (0.61%) Maltego
4 2 (0.41%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) MySQL
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
General
1 154 (31.36%) Finance
2 88 (17.92%) Banking
3 48 (9.78%) Retail
4 36 (7.33%) Legal
5 15 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.63%) Law
7 7 (1.43%) Marketing
8 5 (1.02%) Front Office
9 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.81%) Billing
9 4 (0.81%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (19.55%) Security Manager
2 94 (19.14%) Analyst
3 85 (17.31%) Security Analyst
4 66 (13.44%) Architect
5 65 (13.24%) Security Architect
6 59 (12.02%) Information Analyst
6 59 (12.02%) Information Security Analyst
7 53 (10.79%) Consultant
8 51 (10.39%) Information Security Manager
9 49 (9.98%) Head of Security
9 49 (9.98%) Security Consultant
10 43 (8.76%) Head of Information
10 43 (8.76%) Head of Information Security
10 43 (8.76%) Information Manager
11 41 (8.35%) Security Engineer
12 28 (5.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 25 (5.09%) Security Officer
14 24 (4.89%) Head of Finance
14 24 (4.89%) Information Security Officer
15 21 (4.28%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.11%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.02%) Web Services
3 2 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.20%) Middleware
4 1 (0.20%) OAuth
4 1 (0.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (23.01%) Management Information System
2 41 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (4.28%) Cyberattack
5 16 (3.26%) Social Media
6 15 (3.05%) Fintech
7 14 (2.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (2.65%) BYOD
9 11 (2.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 10 (2.04%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.83%) PKI
11 9 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.02%) Cybercrime
13 5 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.81%) Blog
14 4 (0.81%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.35%) Linux
2 26 (5.30%) Windows
3 18 (3.67%) Unix
4 8 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.22%) AIX
5 6 (1.22%) CentOS
5 6 (1.22%) HPUX
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.02%) Android
6 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (74.54%) Information Security
2 248 (50.51%) Cybersecurity
3 161 (32.79%) Risk Management
4 110 (22.40%) Penetration Testing
5 109 (22.20%) Security Architecture
6 89 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (16.29%) SIEM
8 66 (13.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 61 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (12.22%) Identity Access Management
11 57 (11.61%) Project Management
11 57 (11.61%) Security Management
12 50 (10.18%) Data Protection
13 47 (9.57%) Internal Audit
13 47 (9.57%) Security Operations
14 42 (8.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 40 (8.15%) ITIL
15 40 (8.15%) OWASP
16 38 (7.74%) Business Continuity
17 37 (7.54%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.09%) Python
2 10 (2.04%) Perl
2 10 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.83%) SQL
4 8 (1.63%) C
4 8 (1.63%) Java
5 7 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.43%) C++
6 5 (1.02%) Bourne shell
6 5 (1.02%) Go
6 5 (1.02%) Korn
6 5 (1.02%) Ruby
7 2 (0.41%) C#
7 2 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 477 (97.15%) CISSP
2 253 (51.53%) CISA
3 111 (22.61%) Degree
4 110 (22.40%) CRISC
5 81 (16.50%) CEH
6 78 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (10.39%) GIAC
8 45 (9.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 39 (7.94%) SANS
10 32 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 31 (6.31%) CCNP
12 30 (6.11%) CCNA
13 29 (5.91%) GISF
14 25 (5.09%) CCIE
15 21 (4.28%) CCSP
15 21 (4.28%) Security Cleared
16 19 (3.87%) CISMP
17 16 (3.26%) ISSMP
18 15 (3.05%) CGEIT
18 15 (3.05%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (48.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (18.74%) PCI DSS
3 73 (14.87%) GDPR
4 43 (8.76%) COBIT
5 38 (7.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (3.87%) QA
7 13 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (2.04%) NIST 800
9 7 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (1.43%) ISAE 3402
10 5 (1.02%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.81%) FINRA
11 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.81%) SLA
12 3 (0.61%) Basel II
12 3 (0.61%) MiFID
13 2 (0.41%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (6.11%) McAfee ePO
1 30 (6.11%) Nessus
2 28 (5.70%) SCCM
3 12 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.22%) Terraform
5 3 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
5 3 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.61%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) CASB
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (7.54%) Splunk
2 31 (6.31%) Cisco
3 30 (6.11%) McAfee
3 30 (6.11%) Palo Alto
3 30 (6.11%) Symantec
4 26 (5.30%) Blue Coat
4 26 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 25 (5.09%) Aveksa
5 25 (5.09%) LogRhythm
6 24 (4.89%) CheckPoint
6 24 (4.89%) FireEye
6 24 (4.89%) Juniper
7 14 (2.85%) Google
8 13 (2.65%) VMware
9 10 (2.04%) Qualys
10 9 (1.83%) Cognizant
11 6 (1.22%) Citrix
11 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.02%) CyberArk
12 5 (1.02%) Sun