Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 270 311
Rank change year-on-year -35 +41 +102
Permanent jobs citing CISM 733 988 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.32% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 5.79% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 557 819 723
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
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 15,536 17,070 19,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.59% 22.79% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11,518 12,663 16,067
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +8 197 £80,000 +18.52% 26
West London +44 24 £70,000 +60.00% 11
South London +10 20 £78,750 +12.50% 3
East London -44 6 £52,500 -32.26% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 705 (96.18%) CISSP
2 549 (74.90%) Information Security
3 388 (52.93%) CISA
4 369 (50.34%) Cybersecurity
5 275 (37.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 234 (31.92%) Risk Management
7 215 (29.33%) Finance
8 184 (25.10%) GDPR
9 152 (20.74%) SIEM
10 150 (20.46%) CRISC
11 147 (20.05%) PCI DSS
12 144 (19.65%) Data Protection
13 140 (19.10%) Firewall
14 128 (17.46%) Degree
15 124 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
16 121 (16.51%) Management Information System
17 120 (16.37%) Security Architecture
18 105 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
19 104 (14.19%) Windows
20 93 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
21 92 (12.55%) ITIL
22 91 (12.41%) Data Privacy
23 87 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
23 87 (11.87%) Linux
24 85 (11.60%) CEH
25 81 (11.05%) Vulnerability Management
26 79 (10.78%) COBIT
27 74 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
28 73 (9.96%) GIAC
29 68 (9.28%) Legal

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 13 (1.77%) IIS
2 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.23%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.68%) Office 365
6 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 140 (19.10%) Firewall
2 60 (8.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 52 (7.09%) Network Security
4 43 (5.87%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.96%) Internet
6 14 (1.91%) LAN
6 14 (1.91%) WAN
7 7 (0.95%) VoIP
8 6 (0.82%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.55%) DKIM
10 4 (0.55%) DMARC
10 4 (0.55%) HTTP
10 4 (0.55%) SAN
11 3 (0.41%) DHCP
11 3 (0.41%) DNS
11 3 (0.41%) VPN
12 2 (0.27%) SCCP
12 2 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.95%) Blockchain
2 5 (0.68%) Big Data
3 2 (0.27%) GIS
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) AppScan
2 3 (0.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.27%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
General
1 215 (29.33%) Finance
2 68 (9.28%) Legal
3 67 (9.14%) Banking
4 34 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.27%) Retail
6 17 (2.32%) Law
7 13 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.77%) Games
8 11 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.36%) Marketing
10 6 (0.82%) Billing
11 4 (0.55%) Advertising
11 4 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.41%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 180 (24.56%) Security Manager
2 103 (14.05%) Analyst
3 102 (13.92%) Consultant
4 91 (12.41%) Security Consultant
5 86 (11.73%) Information Manager
5 86 (11.73%) Information Security Manager
6 82 (11.19%) Security Analyst
7 60 (8.19%) IT Manager
8 58 (7.91%) Architect
8 58 (7.91%) Security Architect
9 52 (7.09%) Security Engineer
9 52 (7.09%) Security Officer
10 47 (6.41%) Head of Security
11 45 (6.14%) IT Security Manager
12 44 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 42 (5.73%) Risk Manager
14 41 (5.59%) Information Analyst
14 41 (5.59%) Information Security Analyst
15 36 (4.91%) Information Security Officer
16 30 (4.09%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (1.23%) Web Services
3 5 (0.68%) .NET
4 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.55%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.27%) Middleware
6 1 (0.14%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (16.51%) Management Information System
2 87 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 49 (6.68%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (2.86%) Fintech
6 18 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (2.18%) Cyberattack
8 13 (1.77%) PKI
8 13 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 10 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.23%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (0.95%) Cybercrime
13 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.82%) CESG
14 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (14.19%) Windows
2 87 (11.87%) Linux
3 35 (4.77%) Unix
4 25 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.23%) AIX
6 9 (1.23%) CentOS
6 9 (1.23%) HPUX
6 9 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.23%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (74.90%) Information Security
2 369 (50.34%) Cybersecurity
3 234 (31.92%) Risk Management
4 152 (20.74%) SIEM
5 144 (19.65%) Data Protection
6 124 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
7 120 (16.37%) Security Architecture
8 105 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 93 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (12.55%) ITIL
11 91 (12.41%) Data Privacy
12 81 (11.05%) Vulnerability Management
13 74 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
14 62 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
15 59 (8.05%) Data Loss Prevention
16 58 (7.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 55 (7.50%) Security Operations
18 54 (7.37%) Security Management
18 54 (7.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 51 (6.96%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (0.82%) Bash Shell
1 6 (0.82%) Java
2 5 (0.68%) Python
3 4 (0.55%) C
3 4 (0.55%) PHP
4 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 705 (96.18%) CISSP
2 388 (52.93%) CISA
3 150 (20.46%) CRISC
4 128 (17.46%) Degree
5 85 (11.60%) CEH
6 73 (9.96%) GIAC
7 64 (8.73%) SANS
8 56 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (4.37%) Security Cleared
10 30 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (3.55%) CCNA
11 26 (3.55%) CESG Certified Professional
11 26 (3.55%) SC Cleared
12 24 (3.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 24 (3.27%) CGEIT
13 21 (2.86%) SSCP
14 20 (2.73%) CLAS
14 20 (2.73%) GPEN
15 15 (2.05%) Master's Degree
16 14 (1.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (37.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 184 (25.10%) GDPR
3 147 (20.05%) PCI DSS
4 79 (10.78%) COBIT
5 47 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 30 (4.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (2.86%) MiFID
8 16 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (1.91%) HIPAA
9 14 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 10 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (1.23%) ISO 9001
11 9 (1.23%) NIST 800
12 8 (1.09%) QA
13 6 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.68%) COSO
14 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.68%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.55%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.59%) Snort
2 6 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (2.59%) OSSEC
2 11 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.09%) CASB
3 8 (1.09%) Nessus
4 4 (0.55%) Ansible
4 4 (0.55%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.41%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.27%) QRadar
6 2 (0.27%) SCCM
6 2 (0.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.14%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.14%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.14%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.14%) Nmap
7 1 (0.14%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 30 (4.09%) Cisco
2 20 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.77%) Splunk
3 13 (1.77%) Sun
3 13 (1.77%) Symantec
4 9 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.23%) Sophos
4 9 (1.23%) WorldPay
5 8 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 8 (1.09%) Qualys
6 7 (0.95%) Blue Coat
6 7 (0.95%) F5
6 7 (0.95%) Intel
6 7 (0.95%) LogRhythm
6 7 (0.95%) VMware
7 6 (0.82%) CyberArk
7 6 (0.82%) Fortinet
7 6 (0.82%) Palo Alto
8 5 (0.68%) Forcepoint
8 5 (0.68%) Proofpoint