Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 334 281
Rank change year-on-year +16 -53 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISM 520 626 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.93% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.75% 4.22% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 424 505 751
London median annual salary £76,883 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,000 £97,500
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 10,936 14,829 17,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.96% 21.95% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,262 11,138 12,771
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,152
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.79% +0.28%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,925 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -28 128 £80,000 -3.03% 16
South London +15 20 £70,000 -30.00% 3
West London 0 8 £66,250 -11.67% 7
East London +19 4 £63,750 -29.17% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 501 (96.35%) CISSP
2 365 (70.19%) Information Security
3 307 (59.04%) Cybersecurity
4 286 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 223 (42.88%) CISA
6 160 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 138 (26.54%) NIST
8 137 (26.35%) Degree
9 121 (23.27%) GDPR
10 105 (20.19%) Finance
10 105 (20.19%) PCI DSS
11 100 (19.23%) SIEM
11 100 (19.23%) Management Information System
12 94 (18.08%) Security Architecture
13 92 (17.69%) Vulnerability Management
14 88 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 79 (15.19%) CRISC
16 78 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (13.85%) Data Protection
18 71 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
18 71 (13.65%) Firewall
19 66 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
20 55 (10.58%) Security Operations
21 53 (10.19%) ITIL
22 52 (10.00%) Linux
23 50 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
23 50 (9.62%) Azure
24 49 (9.42%) Public Sector
25 46 (8.85%) Data Privacy
25 46 (8.85%) Security Management

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 28 (5.38%) IIS
2 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.19%) CMS
4 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.62%) Azure
2 34 (6.54%) AWS
3 26 (5.00%) Office 365
4 13 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.92%) GCP
6 9 (1.73%) SaaS
7 5 (0.96%) IaaS
7 5 (0.96%) PaaS
8 4 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.38%) G Suite
9 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.65%) Firewall
2 26 (5.00%) Network Security
3 16 (3.08%) HTTP
4 12 (2.31%) LAN
5 9 (1.73%) Internet
6 8 (1.54%) PPP
7 6 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.96%) SAN
9 4 (0.77%) WAN
10 3 (0.58%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.19%) BGP
12 1 (0.19%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.19%) OSPF
12 1 (0.19%) SCCP
12 1 (0.19%) Skype
12 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (0.96%) Big Data
2 2 (0.38%) GIS
2 2 (0.38%) Maltego
2 2 (0.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) AppScan
1 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 105 (20.19%) Finance
2 49 (9.42%) Public Sector
3 40 (7.69%) Legal
4 36 (6.92%) Banking
5 34 (6.54%) Law
6 21 (4.04%) Retail
7 16 (3.08%) Marketing
8 12 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.54%) Billing
10 8 (1.54%) Multimedia
11 6 (1.15%) Advertising
12 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Games
14 2 (0.38%) International Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 142 (27.31%) Security Manager
2 79 (15.19%) Analyst
3 77 (14.81%) Information Manager
3 77 (14.81%) Information Security Manager
4 73 (14.04%) Security Analyst
5 65 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 65 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 59 (11.35%) Architect
7 56 (10.77%) Security Architect
8 53 (10.19%) Consultant
9 41 (7.88%) Security Consultant
10 38 (7.31%) Security Engineer
11 33 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 33 (6.35%) Head of Security
12 28 (5.38%) Security Officer
13 25 (4.81%) Head of Information
13 25 (4.81%) Head of Information Security
13 25 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (4.42%) Information Security Officer
14 23 (4.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.65%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.58%) SAML
3 2 (0.38%) D3.js
3 2 (0.38%) Middleware
3 2 (0.38%) OAuth
4 1 (0.19%) CSS
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) LDAP
4 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 100 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 30 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
3 29 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.08%) BYOD
7 12 (2.31%) Cyberattack
8 9 (1.73%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (1.73%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.73%) Social Media
9 8 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.35%) Blog
11 6 (1.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.96%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.77%) Anti-Piracy
13 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.77%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.00%) Linux
2 37 (7.12%) Windows
3 16 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (70.19%) Information Security
2 307 (59.04%) Cybersecurity
3 160 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 100 (19.23%) SIEM
5 94 (18.08%) Security Architecture
6 92 (17.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 88 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (13.85%) Data Protection
10 71 (13.65%) Penetration Testing
11 55 (10.58%) Security Operations
12 53 (10.19%) ITIL
13 50 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
14 46 (8.85%) Data Privacy
14 46 (8.85%) Incident Management
14 46 (8.85%) Security Management
15 45 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (8.65%) Risk Assessment
16 40 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
16 40 (7.69%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.50%) Python
2 28 (5.38%) Java
3 26 (5.00%) C++
4 7 (1.35%) C
5 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.96%) SQL
7 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.19%) Go
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) Korn
8 1 (0.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 501 (96.35%) CISSP
2 223 (42.88%) CISA
3 137 (26.35%) Degree
4 79 (15.19%) CRISC
5 66 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (8.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 40 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 35 (6.73%) CEH
9 34 (6.54%) SANS
10 33 (6.35%) Security Cleared
11 30 (5.77%) SC Cleared
12 28 (5.38%) IISP
13 23 (4.42%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 22 (4.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 20 (3.85%) CCSP
16 15 (2.88%) CCNP
16 15 (2.88%) ISSAP
17 13 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
18 12 (2.31%) MBCS
19 10 (1.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 138 (26.54%) NIST
3 121 (23.27%) GDPR
4 105 (20.19%) PCI DSS
5 45 (8.65%) COBIT
6 41 (7.88%) Cyber Essentials
7 25 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (4.62%) NCSC
9 20 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 19 (3.65%) NIST 800
11 13 (2.50%) HIPAA
12 10 (1.92%) FISMA
12 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 9 (1.73%) SLA
14 7 (1.35%) COSO
15 6 (1.15%) ISO 31000
15 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.96%) QA
17 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 1 (0.19%) IASME
System Software
1 12 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (5.77%) Nessus
2 27 (5.19%) McAfee ePO
3 26 (5.00%) SCCM
4 4 (0.77%) QRadar
5 3 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.19%) CASB
7 1 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (7.12%) McAfee
2 35 (6.73%) Palo Alto
3 31 (5.96%) Splunk
4 28 (5.38%) LogRhythm
5 26 (5.00%) Aveksa
5 26 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 22 (4.23%) Microsoft
7 21 (4.04%) CA
7 21 (4.04%) Forcepoint
8 17 (3.27%) CA Agile Central
9 15 (2.88%) Symantec
10 14 (2.69%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.31%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.73%) Cisco
12 9 (1.73%) Google
13 6 (1.15%) F5
14 5 (0.96%) Fortinet
14 5 (0.96%) Informatica
14 5 (0.96%) Twitter
15 4 (0.77%) CyberArk