Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 252 331
Rank change year-on-year -19 +79 +90
Permanent jobs citing CISM 887 1,002 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.37% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.41% 5.86% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 683 826 723
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £102,250 £95,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 16,406 17,086 20,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.03% 23.35% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,211 13,065 17,336
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 +31 241 £72,500 +11.54% 20
South London +7 33 £83,750 +19.64%
West London +31 22 £73,750 +63.89% 13
North London +18 19 £90,000 +100.00%
East London -20 12 £67,500 +3.85% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 863 (97.29%) CISSP
2 675 (76.10%) Information Security
3 494 (55.69%) CISA
4 419 (47.24%) Cybersecurity
5 360 (40.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 304 (34.27%) Finance
7 257 (28.97%) Risk Management
8 214 (24.13%) GDPR
9 188 (21.20%) Firewall
10 180 (20.29%) Degree
11 170 (19.17%) SIEM
11 170 (19.17%) Management Information System
12 165 (18.60%) Data Protection
13 160 (18.04%) Security Architecture
14 152 (17.14%) PCI DSS
15 146 (16.46%) ITIL
16 145 (16.35%) CRISC
17 139 (15.67%) Penetration Testing
18 122 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
19 113 (12.74%) Windows
20 109 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
21 107 (12.06%) Vulnerability Management
22 106 (11.95%) COBIT
22 106 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
23 103 (11.61%) Security Operations
24 100 (11.27%) CEH
25 93 (10.48%) Linux
26 92 (10.37%) SANS
27 88 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
27 88 (9.92%) Incident 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 14 (1.58%) IIS
2 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.34%) Confluence
4 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.11%) CMS
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.14%) Mimecast
4 11 (1.24%) Office 365
5 4 (0.45%) SaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.34%) IaaS
6 3 (0.34%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 188 (21.20%) Firewall
2 69 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 69 (7.78%) Network Security
3 51 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.38%) Internet
5 9 (1.01%) LAN
5 9 (1.01%) WAN
6 8 (0.90%) DKIM
6 8 (0.90%) DMARC
7 7 (0.79%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (0.79%) VoIP
8 6 (0.68%) VPN
9 5 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.56%) DMZ
9 5 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.45%) DNS
10 4 (0.45%) HTTP
10 4 (0.45%) IPv4
10 4 (0.45%) IPv6
10 4 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.90%) Big Data
2 7 (0.79%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.23%) GIS
4 1 (0.11%) MySQL
4 1 (0.11%) Power BI
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (0.90%) AppScan
2 4 (0.45%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.34%) JIRA
4 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.23%) WebScarab
5 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 304 (34.27%) Finance
2 79 (8.91%) Legal
3 69 (7.78%) Banking
4 35 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.49%) Retail
6 16 (1.80%) Law
7 15 (1.69%) Games
8 14 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.47%) Billing
10 9 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.79%) Marketing
11 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.56%) Advertising
12 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Local Government
12 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.34%) Publishing
15 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 230 (25.93%) Security Manager
2 137 (15.45%) Analyst
3 109 (12.29%) Security Analyst
4 106 (11.95%) Consultant
5 101 (11.39%) Information Security Manager
6 100 (11.27%) Information Manager
7 99 (11.16%) Security Consultant
8 75 (8.46%) Architect
9 73 (8.23%) Security Architect
9 73 (8.23%) Security Engineer
10 68 (7.67%) IT Manager
11 62 (6.99%) Security Officer
12 56 (6.31%) Head of Security
13 55 (6.20%) IT Security Manager
14 52 (5.86%) Information Analyst
14 52 (5.86%) Information Security Analyst
15 49 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 47 (5.30%) Information Security Officer
17 42 (4.74%) Risk Manager
18 40 (4.51%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.58%) Web Services
2 5 (0.56%) SailPoint
3 4 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.34%) .NET
5 2 (0.23%) HTML
5 2 (0.23%) Middleware
5 2 (0.23%) RESTful
6 1 (0.11%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 170 (19.17%) Management Information System
2 106 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (7.10%) Computer Science
4 59 (6.65%) Data Protection Act
5 35 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
6 23 (2.59%) PKI
7 22 (2.48%) Fintech
8 19 (2.14%) Cyberattack
9 14 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.47%) CESG
11 12 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (0.90%) Internet of Things
13 8 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 6 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.74%) Windows
2 93 (10.48%) Linux
3 40 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 36 (4.06%) Unix
5 14 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.56%) AIX
8 5 (0.56%) CentOS
8 5 (0.56%) HPUX
8 5 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.45%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Android
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (76.10%) Information Security
2 419 (47.24%) Cybersecurity
3 257 (28.97%) Risk Management
4 170 (19.17%) SIEM
5 165 (18.60%) Data Protection
6 160 (18.04%) Security Architecture
7 146 (16.46%) ITIL
8 139 (15.67%) Penetration Testing
9 122 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 107 (12.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 103 (11.61%) Security Operations
13 88 (9.92%) Incident Management
13 88 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (9.81%) Data Privacy
15 75 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
16 72 (8.12%) Data Loss Prevention
17 70 (7.89%) OWASP
17 70 (7.89%) Security Management
17 70 (7.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (1.69%) Python
2 13 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 12 (1.35%) C
4 9 (1.01%) Perl
5 7 (0.79%) Java
6 5 (0.56%) C#
6 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.45%) C++
7 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.34%) Ruby
9 2 (0.23%) Bourne shell
9 2 (0.23%) Korn
10 1 (0.11%) Go
10 1 (0.11%) PHP
10 1 (0.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 863 (97.29%) CISSP
2 494 (55.69%) CISA
3 180 (20.29%) Degree
4 145 (16.35%) CRISC
5 100 (11.27%) CEH
6 92 (10.37%) SANS
7 81 (9.13%) GIAC
8 72 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (4.62%) CCNA
10 31 (3.49%) CGEIT
10 31 (3.49%) SSCP
11 30 (3.38%) CESG Certified Professional
11 30 (3.38%) Security Cleared
12 28 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
13 25 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (2.82%) CSSLP
14 23 (2.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 23 (2.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 20 (2.25%) SC Cleared
16 18 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (40.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 214 (24.13%) GDPR
3 152 (17.14%) PCI DSS
4 106 (11.95%) COBIT
5 62 (6.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 52 (5.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 31 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (1.69%) HIPAA
10 14 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (1.58%) ISO 9001
10 14 (1.58%) NIST 800
11 11 (1.24%) ISO 22301
11 11 (1.24%) QA
12 10 (1.13%) ISAE 3402
12 10 (1.13%) MiFID
13 6 (0.68%) COSO
14 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.56%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 31 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) Snort
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Docker
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (1.13%) Nessus
3 9 (1.01%) CASB
4 5 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.45%) OSSEC
6 3 (0.34%) Core Impact
6 3 (0.34%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.34%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.23%) QRadar
8 1 (0.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 49 (5.52%) Cisco
2 41 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.14%) CheckPoint
4 17 (1.92%) Sophos
5 16 (1.80%) Symantec
6 13 (1.47%) Fortinet
7 12 (1.35%) F5
7 12 (1.35%) Palo Alto
8 11 (1.24%) Cylance
8 11 (1.24%) Proofpoint
8 11 (1.24%) Varonis
9 10 (1.13%) Qualys
10 9 (1.01%) Forcepoint
10 9 (1.01%) Sun
11 7 (0.79%) Blue Coat
12 6 (0.68%) Apple
12 6 (0.68%) IBM
12 6 (0.68%) Splunk
12 6 (0.68%) WorldPay
13 5 (0.56%) Red Hat