Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 323 316 353
Rank change year-on-year -7 +37 -91
Permanent jobs citing CISM 272 436 513
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.98% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 5.06% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 214 374 401
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90% +6.90%
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £96,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £98,375 £112,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% -2.31% -

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 5,858 8,624 13,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.43% 19.34% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,400 6,633 9,714
10th Percentile £37,510 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £49,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +19 76 £72,500 +11.54% 14
South London +20 3 £44,047 -28.09%
East London +13 1 £50,000 -29.08% 3
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 253 (93.01%) CISSP
2 178 (65.44%) Information Security
3 144 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
4 114 (41.91%) CISA
5 89 (32.72%) Finance
6 86 (31.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 79 (29.04%) Risk Management
8 68 (25.00%) Azure
9 67 (24.63%) Management Information System
10 63 (23.16%) GDPR
11 62 (22.79%) Security Architecture
12 61 (22.43%) Firewall
13 58 (21.32%) NIST
14 55 (20.22%) Security Management
14 55 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
14 55 (20.22%) Microsoft
15 51 (18.75%) SIEM
16 45 (16.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 43 (15.81%) Data Protection
18 39 (14.34%) AWS
18 39 (14.34%) Degree
19 38 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (12.50%) Active Directory
20 34 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (12.13%) SSCP
21 33 (12.13%) PCI DSS
22 32 (11.76%) CSSLP
23 31 (11.40%) Security Operations
24 30 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
25 29 (10.66%) Banking

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 (2.57%) IIS
2 2 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.74%) Relativity
3 1 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 68 (25.00%) Azure
2 39 (14.34%) AWS
3 21 (7.72%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (7.35%) SaaS
5 14 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (5.15%) Azure Sentinel
6 13 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.68%) GCP
8 9 (3.31%) IaaS
8 9 (3.31%) PaaS
9 4 (1.47%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.37%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.43%) Firewall
2 23 (8.46%) Network Security
3 14 (5.15%) VPN
4 13 (4.78%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (3.68%) DNS
7 7 (2.57%) DHCP
8 5 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.84%) MPLS
8 5 (1.84%) SMTP
9 4 (1.47%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.47%) Wireless
10 3 (1.10%) HTTP
10 3 (1.10%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.10%) IPv4
10 3 (1.10%) IPv6
10 3 (1.10%) SD-WAN
11 2 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.74%) DB2
2 2 (0.74%) GIS
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
General
1 89 (32.72%) Finance
2 29 (10.66%) Banking
3 10 (3.68%) Law
3 10 (3.68%) Legal
3 10 (3.68%) Retail
4 9 (3.31%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.21%) International Banking
7 5 (1.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Police
Job Titles
1 53 (19.49%) Architect
2 47 (17.28%) Security Architect
3 45 (16.54%) Security Manager
4 36 (13.24%) Security Engineer
5 26 (9.56%) Analyst
5 26 (9.56%) Information Manager
5 26 (9.56%) Information Security Manager
5 26 (9.56%) Security Specialist
6 23 (8.46%) Consultant
7 22 (8.09%) Security Analyst
8 19 (6.99%) Cloud Architect
8 19 (6.99%) Information Security Specialist
8 19 (6.99%) Information Specialist
8 19 (6.99%) Security Consultant
9 18 (6.62%) Security Officer
10 15 (5.51%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 14 (5.15%) Azure Architect
11 14 (5.15%) IT Architect
11 14 (5.15%) IT Security Architect
12 11 (4.04%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.51%) Middleware
2 14 (5.15%) OAuth
3 6 (2.21%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) .NET
4 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.37%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.63%) Management Information System
2 38 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.57%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.21%) Cyberattack
8 5 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.10%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.10%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) FMCG
11 2 (0.74%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.09%) Windows
2 13 (4.78%) Linux
3 10 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.94%) Unix
5 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) AIX
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (65.44%) Information Security
2 144 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 79 (29.04%) Risk Management
4 62 (22.79%) Security Architecture
5 55 (20.22%) Security Management
6 51 (18.75%) SIEM
7 43 (15.81%) Data Protection
8 34 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (11.40%) Security Operations
10 30 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 27 (9.93%) Business Continuity
13 26 (9.56%) Identity Access Management
14 24 (8.82%) ITIL
15 23 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
15 23 (8.46%) Project Management
16 21 (7.72%) Information Security Management
16 21 (7.72%) TOGAF
17 20 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.94%) C
1 8 (2.94%) SQL
2 2 (0.74%) Java
3 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 253 (93.01%) CISSP
2 114 (41.91%) CISA
3 55 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (16.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 39 (14.34%) Degree
6 33 (12.13%) SSCP
7 32 (11.76%) CSSLP
8 29 (10.66%) CRISC
9 20 (7.35%) CEH
10 18 (6.62%) CCSP
10 18 (6.62%) SANS
11 16 (5.88%) Security Cleared
12 15 (5.51%) GIAC
13 13 (4.78%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (3.68%) CCNP
15 9 (3.31%) SC Cleared
16 8 (2.94%) CCNA
17 7 (2.57%) DV Cleared
17 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (2.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (31.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (23.16%) GDPR
3 58 (21.32%) NIST
4 33 (12.13%) PCI DSS
5 27 (9.93%) COBIT
6 26 (9.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (6.25%) GRC
8 15 (5.51%) NCSC
9 10 (3.68%) NIST 800
10 7 (2.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (2.21%) Government Security Classifications
11 6 (2.21%) JSP 440
11 6 (2.21%) PA-DSS
11 6 (2.21%) RMADS
12 5 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.37%) IASME
14 1 (0.37%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.37%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 34 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.10%) Nessus
3 3 (1.10%) QRadar
3 3 (1.10%) SCCM
3 3 (1.10%) SCOM
3 3 (1.10%) Terraform
4 2 (0.74%) CASB
4 2 (0.74%) Puppet
4 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.37%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 55 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.62%) CheckPoint
3 17 (6.25%) Cisco
3 17 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 14 (5.15%) Google
5 10 (3.68%) ServiceNow
5 10 (3.68%) Symantec
6 9 (3.31%) Splunk
7 5 (1.84%) Apple
7 5 (1.84%) F5
7 5 (1.84%) McAfee
7 5 (1.84%) Zscaler
8 4 (1.47%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.10%) Citrix
9 3 (1.10%) IBM
9 3 (1.10%) Qualys
9 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.74%) Forcepoint
10 2 (0.74%) Intel
10 2 (0.74%) SAP