Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 307 359 270
Rank change year-on-year +52 -89 -36
Permanent jobs citing CISM 467 512 887
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.83% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 3.89% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 415 409 763
Median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £110,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -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 9,224 13,149 16,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.37% 21.43% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,954 9,711 12,546
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,325 £31,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +49 137 £67,500 -10.00% 2
South London +11 6 £57,500 -25.81%
West London +5 4 £67,500 -10.00% 2
East London +4 2 £70,500 -21.67% 1
North London - 1 £48,545 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 441 (94.43%) CISSP
2 348 (74.52%) Information Security
3 267 (57.17%) Cybersecurity
4 200 (42.83%) CISA
5 191 (40.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 136 (29.12%) Finance
7 125 (26.77%) Risk Management
8 113 (24.20%) Firewall
9 107 (22.91%) GDPR
10 91 (19.49%) Management Information System
11 82 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
12 80 (17.13%) Data Protection
13 74 (15.85%) CRISC
14 69 (14.78%) SIEM
15 66 (14.13%) Degree
16 64 (13.70%) Security Management
17 63 (13.49%) Azure
18 62 (13.28%) Linux
19 61 (13.06%) Risk Assessment
20 59 (12.63%) NIST
21 58 (12.42%) Security Architecture
22 57 (12.21%) Legal
23 54 (11.56%) Law
24 53 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
25 52 (11.13%) CESG Certified Professional
26 49 (10.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
27 48 (10.28%) AWS
28 46 (9.85%) Identity Access Management
28 46 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
28 46 (9.85%) Python

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 31 (6.64%) IIS
2 1 (0.21%) Confluence
2 1 (0.21%) JBoss
2 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (13.49%) Azure
2 48 (10.28%) AWS
3 41 (8.78%) Office 365
4 19 (4.07%) IaaS
4 19 (4.07%) PaaS
5 10 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.14%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.93%) SaaS
7 6 (1.28%) G Suite
8 5 (1.07%) GCP
9 4 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (24.20%) Firewall
2 30 (6.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (6.21%) Network Security
4 16 (3.43%) Internet
5 13 (2.78%) DNS
6 12 (2.57%) LAN
7 9 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.07%) HTTP
8 5 (1.07%) PPP
9 4 (0.86%) SAN
9 4 (0.86%) WAN
10 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.43%) Broadband
11 2 (0.43%) DHCP
11 2 (0.43%) DMZ
11 2 (0.43%) SCCP
11 2 (0.43%) SMTP
11 2 (0.43%) SNMP
11 2 (0.43%) SSL
11 2 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.43%) Maltego
3 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) JIRA
1 2 (0.43%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.21%) AppScan
2 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 136 (29.12%) Finance
2 57 (12.21%) Legal
3 54 (11.56%) Law
4 40 (8.57%) Public Sector
5 19 (4.07%) Retail
6 16 (3.43%) Banking
7 15 (3.21%) Marketing
8 9 (1.93%) Advertising
8 9 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.07%) Back Office
10 4 (0.86%) Games
11 3 (0.64%) Police
12 2 (0.43%) International Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.43%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (22.48%) Analyst
2 96 (20.56%) Security Analyst
3 89 (19.06%) Security Manager
4 63 (13.49%) Information Analyst
4 63 (13.49%) Information Security Analyst
4 63 (13.49%) Information Security Manager
5 61 (13.06%) Consultant
6 58 (12.42%) Information Manager
7 57 (12.21%) Security Consultant
8 56 (11.99%) Security Engineer
9 36 (7.71%) Architect
9 36 (7.71%) Security Architect
10 35 (7.49%) Security Specialist
11 29 (6.21%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 25 (5.35%) Senior Security Engineer
13 22 (4.71%) Head of Security
14 21 (4.50%) Information Security Engineer
14 21 (4.50%) IT Engineer
14 21 (4.50%) IT Security Engineer
14 21 (4.50%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.35%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.64%) Middleware
3 2 (0.43%) .NET
3 2 (0.43%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.21%) LDAP
4 1 (0.21%) OAuth
4 1 (0.21%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.21%) OpenID
4 1 (0.21%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.49%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.43%) User Experience
5 14 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.14%) Cyberattack
8 9 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.93%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 7 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.28%) BYOD
11 5 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.86%) Smart Energy
13 3 (0.64%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (13.28%) Linux
2 45 (9.64%) Windows
3 23 (4.93%) Unix
4 9 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (74.52%) Information Security
2 267 (57.17%) Cybersecurity
3 125 (26.77%) Risk Management
4 80 (17.13%) Data Protection
5 69 (14.78%) SIEM
6 64 (13.70%) Security Management
7 61 (13.06%) Risk Assessment
8 58 (12.42%) Security Architecture
9 53 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (9.85%) Identity Access Management
10 46 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
11 43 (9.21%) Information Security Management
11 43 (9.21%) ITIL
11 43 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 39 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (8.35%) TOGAF
13 38 (8.14%) Information Assurance
14 37 (7.92%) Data Privacy
15 36 (7.71%) Asset Management
15 36 (7.71%) Cyber Resilience
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.85%) Python
2 43 (9.21%) SQL
3 38 (8.14%) Bash Shell
4 34 (7.28%) Perl
5 21 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.14%) Java
7 9 (1.93%) C
8 6 (1.28%) C++
9 2 (0.43%) Julia
9 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.43%) R
9 2 (0.43%) Scala
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 441 (94.43%) CISSP
2 200 (42.83%) CISA
3 82 (17.56%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (15.85%) CRISC
5 66 (14.13%) Degree
6 52 (11.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 49 (10.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 43 (9.21%) Security Cleared
9 36 (7.71%) IISP
10 34 (7.28%) SC Cleared
11 30 (6.42%) CCSP
12 29 (6.21%) CEH
13 25 (5.35%) SANS
14 23 (4.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 20 (4.28%) CCNP
16 18 (3.85%) CCNA
16 18 (3.85%) CISMP
17 15 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
17 15 (3.21%) SSCP
18 14 (3.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (40.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (22.91%) GDPR
3 59 (12.63%) NIST
4 39 (8.35%) PCI DSS
5 35 (7.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 27 (5.78%) COBIT
7 26 (5.57%) NCSC
8 14 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (2.78%) SLA
10 11 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (2.14%) HIPAA
12 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 8 (1.71%) NIST 800
13 7 (1.50%) ISO 22301
14 5 (1.07%) FISMA
14 5 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.86%) QA
16 1 (0.21%) Basel III
16 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) ACF2
3 1 (0.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (8.57%) Nessus
2 8 (1.71%) CSIRT
3 5 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.07%) SCCM
4 3 (0.64%) CASB
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.21%) QRadar
5 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (8.99%) Splunk
2 39 (8.35%) Aveksa
3 38 (8.14%) CyberArk
4 34 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.28%) Sun
5 28 (6.00%) ArcSight
6 27 (5.78%) Qualys
7 19 (4.07%) Cisco
8 14 (3.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (2.78%) Meraki
9 13 (2.78%) Palo Alto
10 11 (2.36%) Citrix
10 11 (2.36%) McAfee
10 11 (2.36%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.71%) LogRhythm
12 6 (1.28%) CA
12 6 (1.28%) Carbon Black
13 5 (1.07%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.07%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.86%) Gemalto