Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 450 281 339
Rank change year-on-year -169 +58 +38
Permanent jobs citing CISM 310 258 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.61% 1.07% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 5.79% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 251 219 392
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £52,113
25th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.34% -3.33%
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £92,813
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.56% -1.54%

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 9,310 4,457 9,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.18% 18.50% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,640 3,601 7,630
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -60 51 £68,750 -3.51% 24
East London - 17 £95,000 - 1
West London -63 7 £62,500 -30.56% 3
South London -18 3 £66,219 +50.34%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 294 (94.84%) CISSP
2 228 (73.55%) Information Security
3 185 (59.68%) Cybersecurity
4 171 (55.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 132 (42.58%) CISA
6 123 (39.68%) Risk Management
7 95 (30.65%) NIST
8 94 (30.32%) Finance
9 72 (23.23%) Social Skills
10 71 (22.90%) Degree
11 68 (21.94%) Management Information System
12 64 (20.65%) CRISC
13 56 (18.06%) GDPR
14 55 (17.74%) Security Architecture
15 54 (17.42%) Azure
16 52 (16.77%) Security Management
16 52 (16.77%) Security Cleared
17 47 (15.16%) PCI DSS
17 47 (15.16%) SIEM
18 46 (14.84%) Cyber Essentials
18 46 (14.84%) Security Operations
19 45 (14.52%) Data Protection
20 42 (13.55%) ISMS
21 41 (13.23%) Information Security Management
22 40 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
23 39 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
24 37 (11.94%) Legal
24 37 (11.94%) ITIL
25 35 (11.29%) Regulatory Compliance
26 34 (10.97%) COBIT

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 7 (2.26%) MTS
2 3 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.42%) Azure
2 30 (9.68%) AWS
3 17 (5.48%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (4.19%) SaaS
5 8 (2.58%) PaaS
6 7 (2.26%) IaaS
6 7 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.61%) GCP
8 4 (1.29%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.65%) GitHub
10 1 (0.32%) Akamai
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.39%) Network Security
2 24 (7.74%) Firewall
3 10 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.26%) VPN
5 5 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (1.61%) DKIM
5 5 (1.61%) DMARC
5 5 (1.61%) Internet
6 4 (1.29%) Wireless
7 3 (0.97%) Broadband
7 3 (0.97%) IPsec
7 3 (0.97%) SSL
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.65%) HTTP
8 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.65%) LAN
8 2 (0.65%) NNTP
8 2 (0.65%) WAN
8 2 (0.65%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.87%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.65%) Big Data
2 2 (0.65%) DB2
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (30.32%) Finance
2 72 (23.23%) Social Skills
3 37 (11.94%) Legal
4 18 (5.81%) Presentation Skills
5 13 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.87%) Influencing Skills
6 12 (3.87%) Law
7 7 (2.26%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 6 (1.94%) Retail
9 5 (1.61%) Banking
9 5 (1.61%) Billing
9 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.29%) Back Office
10 4 (1.29%) French Language
10 4 (1.29%) Police
11 3 (0.97%) Games
11 3 (0.97%) Marketing
12 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (20.97%) Security Manager
2 62 (20.00%) Consultant
3 53 (17.10%) Security Consultant
4 36 (11.61%) Architect
4 36 (11.61%) Security Architect
5 34 (10.97%) Analyst
6 30 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 30 (9.68%) Information Manager
6 30 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
7 25 (8.06%) IT Manager
7 25 (8.06%) Security Analyst
8 22 (7.10%) Information Analyst
9 20 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 17 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 14 (4.52%) Security Engineer
11 14 (4.52%) Senior Consultant
12 13 (4.19%) Head of Security
12 13 (4.19%) Information Security Consultant
12 13 (4.19%) Risk Manager
12 13 (4.19%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.29%) SAML
2 3 (0.97%) LDAP
3 2 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.32%) J2EE
4 1 (0.32%) REST
4 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.94%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.52%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (4.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.58%) Robotics
8 6 (1.94%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (1.94%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.29%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.97%) Social Media
10 3 (0.97%) User Experience
11 2 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.65%) PKI
11 2 (0.65%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.84%) Windows
2 13 (4.19%) Linux
3 5 (1.61%) Mac OS
3 5 (1.61%) Unix
4 3 (0.97%) Kali Linux
4 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.65%) AIX
5 2 (0.65%) zOS
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (73.55%) Information Security
2 185 (59.68%) Cybersecurity
3 123 (39.68%) Risk Management
4 55 (17.74%) Security Architecture
5 52 (16.77%) Security Management
6 47 (15.16%) SIEM
7 46 (14.84%) Security Operations
8 45 (14.52%) Data Protection
9 42 (13.55%) ISMS
10 41 (13.23%) Information Security Management
11 40 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
12 39 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (11.94%) ITIL
14 35 (11.29%) Regulatory Compliance
15 34 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (10.32%) TOGAF
17 29 (9.35%) Computer Science
18 28 (9.03%) Incident Management
19 27 (8.71%) Service Management
20 26 (8.39%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.19%) Python
2 11 (3.55%) C
3 6 (1.94%) Bash
4 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.97%) C#
5 3 (0.97%) SQL
6 2 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 294 (94.84%) CISSP
2 132 (42.58%) CISA
3 71 (22.90%) Degree
4 64 (20.65%) CRISC
5 52 (16.77%) Security Cleared
6 33 (10.65%) SC Cleared
7 24 (7.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 23 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (7.10%) CEH
10 18 (5.81%) SANS
10 18 (5.81%) SSCP
11 17 (5.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 14 (4.52%) CompTIA Security+
13 13 (4.19%) CREST Certified
13 13 (4.19%) DV Cleared
14 11 (3.55%) GIAC
15 8 (2.58%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (2.58%) OSCE
15 8 (2.58%) OSCP
16 7 (2.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (55.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (30.65%) NIST
3 56 (18.06%) GDPR
4 47 (15.16%) PCI DSS
5 46 (14.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (10.97%) COBIT
7 25 (8.06%) GRC
8 23 (7.42%) SOC 2
9 21 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 19 (6.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (5.81%) NCSC
12 17 (5.48%) HIPAA
12 17 (5.48%) ITGC
13 16 (5.16%) COSO
14 14 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 13 (4.19%) SOC 1
16 10 (3.23%) NIST 800
16 10 (3.23%) QA
17 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 3 (0.97%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 7 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.65%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.65%) OpenIDM
2 2 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.94%) CASB
4 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.61%) QRadar
5 2 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.65%) EnCase
5 2 (0.65%) FTK
5 2 (0.65%) Kibana
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.32%) Nessus
6 1 (0.32%) Nmap
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (4.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.90%) Cisco
3 7 (2.26%) Darktrace
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle
4 6 (1.94%) Palo Alto
4 6 (1.94%) Splunk
5 5 (1.61%) Proofpoint
5 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.97%) CyberArk
6 3 (0.97%) Sophos
7 2 (0.65%) AlienVault
7 2 (0.65%) Apple
7 2 (0.65%) CA
7 2 (0.65%) Cellebrite
7 2 (0.65%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.65%) Varonis
8 1 (0.32%) Commvault
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Intel
8 1 (0.32%) Okta