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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 507 384 307
Rank change year-on-year -123 -77 +56
Permanent jobs citing CISM 466 321 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 4.24% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 289 255 282
10th Percentile £52,000 £51,250 £45,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £54,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -15.63%
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £106,500 £91,250 £94,875
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 14,619 7,573 6,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.97% 18.13% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,106 5,006 5,012
10th Percentile £37,360 £37,500 £33,274
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -77 62 £72,950 +8.07% 15
South London -27 24 £75,000 +17.65% 1
West London - 23 £55,000 - 4
East London -37 13 £95,000 +90.95% 5
North London - 5 £90,000 - 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 438 (93.99%) CISSP
2 322 (69.10%) Information Security
3 287 (61.59%) Cybersecurity
4 218 (46.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 212 (45.49%) Finance
6 177 (37.98%) Risk Management
7 175 (37.55%) CISA
8 153 (32.83%) Degree
9 152 (32.62%) NIST
10 130 (27.90%) CRISC
11 127 (27.25%) AWS
12 123 (26.39%) Social Skills
13 103 (22.10%) Data Protection
14 98 (21.03%) Computer Science
15 97 (20.82%) Management Information System
16 95 (20.39%) Azure
17 88 (18.88%) Security Operations
18 80 (17.17%) GRC
19 72 (15.45%) ISMS
19 72 (15.45%) Firewall
20 70 (15.02%) SIEM
21 68 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
22 65 (13.95%) Microsoft
23 62 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
24 61 (13.09%) Agile
25 56 (12.02%) Penetration Testing
26 52 (11.16%) ITIL
26 52 (11.16%) Security Architecture
27 50 (10.73%) Identity Access Management
27 50 (10.73%) Risk Assessment

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 5 (1.07%) Confluence
2 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.64%) MTS
3 2 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.21%) Apache
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.21%) GemFire
4 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 127 (27.25%) AWS
2 95 (20.39%) Azure
3 36 (7.73%) Microsoft 365
4 30 (6.44%) SaaS
5 18 (3.86%) Mimecast
6 15 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.22%) GCP
7 10 (2.15%) PaaS
8 8 (1.72%) Azure Sentinel
9 7 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (1.50%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 7 (1.50%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.07%) IaaS
11 2 (0.43%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.43%) Collibra
11 2 (0.43%) GitHub
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.45%) Firewall
2 46 (9.87%) Network Security
3 25 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (4.08%) Internet
5 17 (3.65%) WAN
6 16 (3.43%) SSL
7 7 (1.50%) Wireless
8 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.86%) Broadband
10 3 (0.64%) LAN
10 3 (0.64%) VPN
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.43%) HTTP
11 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.43%) IPsec
11 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.43%) NNTP
11 2 (0.43%) X.509
12 1 (0.21%) DNS
12 1 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.50%) Metadata
2 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.21%) MySQL
2 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Burp Suite
2 6 (1.29%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Ant
3 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 212 (45.49%) Finance
2 123 (26.39%) Social Skills
3 40 (8.58%) Legal
3 40 (8.58%) Retail
4 31 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 24 (5.15%) Presentation Skills
6 23 (4.94%) Marketing
7 20 (4.29%) Games
8 18 (3.86%) Law
8 18 (3.86%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (3.00%) Banking
9 14 (3.00%) Public Sector
10 12 (2.58%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.72%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.86%) Local Government
14 3 (0.64%) German Language
14 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 119 (25.54%) Security Manager
2 67 (14.38%) Consultant
3 62 (13.30%) Analyst
4 54 (11.59%) Security Consultant
5 45 (9.66%) Information Security Manager
6 44 (9.44%) Information Manager
7 42 (9.01%) Architect
8 37 (7.94%) Security Architect
9 34 (7.30%) Security Analyst
10 26 (5.58%) Risk Analyst
11 25 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 24 (5.15%) IT Manager
13 22 (4.72%) Head of Security
14 21 (4.51%) Information Analyst
14 21 (4.51%) Information Security Analyst
15 18 (3.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 17 (3.65%) IT Services Manager
16 17 (3.65%) Security Officer
17 15 (3.22%) Head of Information
17 15 (3.22%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.29%) SailPoint
1 6 (1.29%) Web Services
2 5 (1.07%) .NET
2 5 (1.07%) .NET Framework
2 5 (1.07%) EDI
3 3 (0.64%) REST
3 3 (0.64%) SAML
4 2 (0.43%) Azure Blueprints
4 2 (0.43%) J2EE
4 2 (0.43%) Middleware
4 2 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.43%) RESTful
5 1 (0.21%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) Ehcache
5 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.21%) OAuth
5 1 (0.21%) SOAP
5 1 (0.21%) Spring
5 1 (0.21%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.82%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.79%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.00%) Cyberattack
7 12 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.15%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.15%) SCADA
8 10 (2.15%) User Experience
9 8 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
9 8 (1.72%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
10 7 (1.50%) CESG
10 7 (1.50%) Insider Threat
11 6 (1.29%) PKI
11 6 (1.29%) Reinsurance
11 6 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.73%) Windows
2 31 (6.65%) Linux
3 12 (2.58%) Kali Linux
4 7 (1.50%) Unix
5 5 (1.07%) Android
5 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (69.10%) Information Security
2 287 (61.59%) Cybersecurity
3 177 (37.98%) Risk Management
4 103 (22.10%) Data Protection
5 98 (21.03%) Computer Science
6 88 (18.88%) Security Operations
7 72 (15.45%) ISMS
8 70 (15.02%) SIEM
9 68 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (13.09%) Agile
11 56 (12.02%) Penetration Testing
12 52 (11.16%) ITIL
12 52 (11.16%) Security Architecture
13 50 (10.73%) Identity Access Management
13 50 (10.73%) Risk Assessment
14 47 (10.09%) Business Continuity
15 45 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
16 44 (9.44%) Artificial Intelligence
17 43 (9.23%) Project Management
18 42 (9.01%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.51%) Python
2 19 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.43%) SQL
4 13 (2.79%) C
5 12 (2.58%) C#
5 12 (2.58%) Java
6 5 (1.07%) Groovy
7 2 (0.43%) Perl
7 2 (0.43%) Rust
8 1 (0.21%) Bash
8 1 (0.21%) Elixir
8 1 (0.21%) Erlang
8 1 (0.21%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) R
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 438 (93.99%) CISSP
2 175 (37.55%) CISA
3 153 (32.83%) Degree
4 130 (27.90%) CRISC
5 62 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 48 (10.30%) Master's Degree
7 45 (9.66%) CEH
8 42 (9.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 36 (7.73%) Security Cleared
10 35 (7.51%) SANS
11 32 (6.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 29 (6.22%) GCIH
13 26 (5.58%) CISMP
14 22 (4.72%) SC Cleared
15 21 (4.51%) OSCE
15 21 (4.51%) OSCP
16 20 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
18 18 (3.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
19 17 (3.65%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (46.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 152 (32.62%) NIST
3 80 (17.17%) GRC
4 50 (10.73%) GDPR
5 43 (9.23%) COBIT
6 42 (9.01%) PCI DSS
7 41 (8.80%) SOC 2
8 38 (8.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 33 (7.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 26 (5.58%) SOC 1
11 25 (5.36%) ITGC
12 23 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 23 (4.94%) NCSC
13 20 (4.29%) COSO
14 19 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 12 (2.58%) ISO 31000
15 12 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 9 (1.93%) NIST 800
17 8 (1.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 7 (1.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.64%) Docker
4 1 (0.21%) ACF2
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (4.94%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.51%) Terraform
3 20 (4.29%) CASB
4 19 (4.08%) QRadar
5 9 (1.93%) Puppet
6 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (1.07%) RSA Archer
6 5 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.43%) Ansible
7 2 (0.43%) EnCase
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.58%) Twitter
3 25 (5.36%) Google
4 17 (3.65%) IBM
5 13 (2.79%) Cisco
6 12 (2.58%) CyberArk
7 10 (2.15%) CrowdStrike
7 10 (2.15%) Splunk
8 9 (1.93%) Facebook
8 9 (1.93%) Intel
8 9 (1.93%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.50%) FIS
9 7 (1.50%) Okta
9 7 (1.50%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.29%) Oracle
11 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.07%) BeyondTrust
11 5 (1.07%) Ping Identity
11 5 (1.07%) Qualys
12 4 (0.86%) Netskope