Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 320 332
Rank change year-on-year +69 +12 -63
Permanent jobs citing CISM 235 519 646
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.17% 0.95% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.89% 4.72% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 209 434 538
Median annual salary £65,000 £76,883 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.46% +2.51% +7.14%
10th Percentile £46,050 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £103,750
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 3,993 10,998 15,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.94% 20.09% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,109 8,300 11,239
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £106,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +121 72 £65,000 -18.75% 4
West London +84 4 £81,250 +27.45% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 213 (90.64%) CISSP
2 175 (74.47%) Information Security
3 141 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 123 (52.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 114 (48.51%) NIST
6 113 (48.09%) Firewall
7 88 (37.45%) SIEM
8 86 (36.60%) CISA
9 79 (33.62%) Finance
10 75 (31.91%) Risk Management
11 70 (29.79%) Degree
11 70 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 70 (29.79%) Identity Access Management
12 67 (28.51%) Azure
13 66 (28.09%) Management Information System
13 66 (28.09%) GDPR
14 53 (22.55%) Cyberthreat
14 53 (22.55%) Kalman Filter
14 53 (22.55%) AWS
15 50 (21.28%) Windows
16 46 (19.57%) Active Directory
16 46 (19.57%) Web Filtering
17 40 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (15.74%) Penetration Testing
19 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
20 35 (14.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
20 35 (14.89%) Office 365
21 34 (14.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 33 (14.04%) VMware
22 33 (14.04%) CRISC

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 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 67 (28.51%) Azure
2 53 (22.55%) AWS
3 35 (14.89%) Office 365
4 29 (12.34%) IaaS
5 7 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.98%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.55%) GCP
6 6 (2.55%) PaaS
6 6 (2.55%) SaaS
7 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 113 (48.09%) Firewall
2 70 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (9.36%) VPN
4 17 (7.23%) LAN
5 16 (6.81%) WAN
6 15 (6.38%) Network Security
7 12 (5.11%) DNS
8 8 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (3.40%) Wireless
9 7 (2.98%) SSL
9 7 (2.98%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.55%) DHCP
10 6 (2.55%) HTTP
10 6 (2.55%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.28%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.85%) DMZ
12 2 (0.85%) Internet
13 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.28%) GIS
2 2 (0.85%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) GitLab
General
1 79 (33.62%) Finance
2 23 (9.79%) Banking
3 21 (8.94%) Legal
4 12 (5.11%) Law
5 7 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.55%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 50 (21.28%) Analyst
2 42 (17.87%) Security Analyst
3 40 (17.02%) Security Manager
4 34 (14.47%) Security Engineer
5 31 (13.19%) Information Analyst
6 30 (12.77%) Information Security Analyst
7 26 (11.06%) Security Officer
8 21 (8.94%) Information Security Officer
9 20 (8.51%) Information Manager
9 20 (8.51%) Information Officer
9 20 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
9 20 (8.51%) Security Specialist
10 17 (7.23%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 16 (6.81%) Risk Analyst
12 15 (6.38%) Architect
13 14 (5.96%) Consultant
13 14 (5.96%) Security Architect
14 13 (5.53%) Security Risk Analyst
15 11 (4.68%) Information Security Engineer
15 11 (4.68%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) .NET
2 11 (4.68%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.98%) YAML
4 3 (1.28%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.28%) OAuth
4 3 (1.28%) Web Services
5 2 (0.85%) Middleware
6 1 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.43%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) Node.js
6 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.43%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.09%) Management Information System
2 53 (22.55%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (5.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 10 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.83%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.40%) Robotics
9 6 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.13%) Cyberattack
10 5 (2.13%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.70%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.70%) Social Media
12 3 (1.28%) Blog
12 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.28%) PKI
13 2 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.85%) FMCG
14 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.28%) Windows
2 32 (13.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.96%) Linux
4 13 (5.53%) Unix
5 7 (2.98%) Solaris
5 7 (2.98%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (74.47%) Information Security
2 141 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 88 (37.45%) SIEM
4 75 (31.91%) Risk Management
5 70 (29.79%) Identity Access Management
6 53 (22.55%) Kalman Filter
7 46 (19.57%) Web Filtering
8 37 (15.74%) Penetration Testing
9 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
10 34 (14.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 30 (12.77%) Data Protection
11 30 (12.77%) Security Management
11 30 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (11.91%) Threat Intelligence
13 24 (10.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 24 (10.21%) Forensic Analysis
13 24 (10.21%) ITIL
13 24 (10.21%) Malware Analysis
13 24 (10.21%) Privileged Access Management
14 23 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.53%) Java
2 12 (5.11%) C
3 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.40%) Python
5 7 (2.98%) SQL
6 4 (1.70%) Go
7 3 (1.28%) R
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 213 (90.64%) CISSP
2 86 (36.60%) CISA
3 70 (29.79%) Degree
4 40 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (14.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 33 (14.04%) CRISC
7 32 (13.62%) CCSP
8 20 (8.51%) Security Cleared
9 19 (8.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 17 (7.23%) SC Cleared
11 16 (6.81%) CEH
12 12 (5.11%) CSSLP
13 9 (3.83%) CESG Certified Professional
13 9 (3.83%) CREST Certified
13 9 (3.83%) GCFA
13 9 (3.83%) GCIH
13 9 (3.83%) GIAC
13 9 (3.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 8 (3.40%) GCIA
14 8 (3.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (52.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (48.51%) NIST
3 66 (28.09%) GDPR
4 29 (12.34%) COBIT
5 27 (11.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 22 (9.36%) ISO 31000
7 19 (8.09%) PCI DSS
8 18 (7.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (2.55%) ISO 22301
10 5 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 5 (2.13%) NCSC
10 5 (2.13%) NIST 800
11 4 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.43%) ITGC
12 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.43%) QA
12 1 (0.43%) RMADS
12 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (11.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.98%) CSIRT
3 3 (1.28%) Nessus
3 3 (1.28%) QRadar
3 3 (1.28%) Terraform
4 2 (0.85%) CASB
4 2 (0.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) EnCase
5 1 (0.43%) FTK
5 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (14.04%) VMware
2 32 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.53%) Cisco
4 5 (2.13%) Google
5 4 (1.70%) Interwoven
5 4 (1.70%) Palo Alto
5 4 (1.70%) Splunk
6 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.28%) Darktrace
6 3 (1.28%) Forcepoint
6 3 (1.28%) Qualys
6 3 (1.28%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix
7 2 (0.85%) Meraki
8 1 (0.43%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.43%) Cellebrite
8 1 (0.43%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.43%) F5
8 1 (0.43%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.43%) Okta