Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 238 340
Rank change year-on-year -29 +102 +183
Permanent jobs citing CISM 872 954 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.37% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.61% 5.74% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 733 790 678
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +13.82% -1.60%
10th Percentile £48,350 £52,375 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 15,550 16,625 22,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.25% 23.82% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,071 13,631 18,204
London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -11 157 £70,000 +3.70% 22
East London +36 46 £77,500 +10.71% 4
West London 0 20 £70,000 +7.69% 12
South London +2 15 £67,500 +12.50%
North London +9 12 £81,250 +12.07% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CISM.

1 858 (98.39%) CISSP
2 681 (78.10%) Information Security
3 432 (49.54%) CISA
4 417 (47.82%) Cybersecurity
5 366 (41.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 361 (41.40%) Finance
7 287 (32.91%) SIEM
8 237 (27.18%) Data Protection
9 205 (23.51%) Degree
10 202 (23.17%) Firewall
11 193 (22.13%) Security Architecture
12 188 (21.56%) Security Operations
13 184 (21.10%) GDPR
14 180 (20.64%) Vulnerability Management
14 180 (20.64%) Banking
15 168 (19.27%) Risk Management
16 158 (18.12%) ITIL
16 158 (18.12%) Penetration Testing
17 150 (17.20%) Windows
18 143 (16.40%) Management Information System
19 136 (15.60%) PCI DSS
20 132 (15.14%) GIAC
21 129 (14.79%) Linux
22 127 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
23 119 (13.65%) CRISC
24 115 (13.19%) Microsoft
24 115 (13.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 113 (12.96%) CEH
26 109 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
27 107 (12.27%) Computer Science

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 41 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.90%) IIS
3 23 (2.64%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.69%) SAS
5 5 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (5.05%) Office 365
4 32 (3.67%) OneDrive
5 18 (2.06%) SaaS
6 17 (1.95%) Mimecast
7 9 (1.03%) Cloudflare
8 6 (0.69%) IaaS
8 6 (0.69%) PaaS
9 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 202 (23.17%) Firewall
2 95 (10.89%) Network Security
3 87 (9.98%) TCP/IP
4 67 (7.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 43 (4.93%) Internet
6 21 (2.41%) LAN
6 21 (2.41%) VoIP
7 20 (2.29%) WAN
8 10 (1.15%) DKIM
8 10 (1.15%) DMARC
9 6 (0.69%) BGP
9 6 (0.69%) HTTP
9 6 (0.69%) Multicast
9 6 (0.69%) SSL
9 6 (0.69%) Wireless
10 5 (0.57%) DNS
10 5 (0.57%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.57%) OSPF
10 5 (0.57%) SSH
10 5 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.03%) MySQL
3 5 (0.57%) Big Data
3 5 (0.57%) Blockchain
3 5 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.11%) GIS
4 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Metasploit
2 10 (1.15%) AppScan
3 2 (0.23%) Paros
3 2 (0.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 361 (41.40%) Finance
2 180 (20.64%) Banking
3 75 (8.60%) Legal
4 61 (7.00%) Law
5 34 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.78%) Retail Banking
7 27 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.64%) Private Banking
9 22 (2.52%) Retail
10 17 (1.95%) Marketing
11 8 (0.92%) Electronics
11 8 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.69%) Advertising
12 6 (0.69%) International Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 196 (22.48%) Analyst
2 191 (21.90%) Security Manager
3 174 (19.95%) Security Analyst
4 111 (12.73%) Consultant
5 91 (10.44%) Security Consultant
6 88 (10.09%) Information Manager
6 88 (10.09%) Information Security Manager
7 71 (8.14%) Security Engineer
8 70 (8.03%) Information Analyst
8 70 (8.03%) Information Security Analyst
9 67 (7.68%) IT Manager
9 67 (7.68%) Security Officer
10 59 (6.77%) Information Security Officer
11 56 (6.42%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 55 (6.31%) Information Officer
13 52 (5.96%) Architect
13 52 (5.96%) Security Architect
14 50 (5.73%) IT Security Manager
15 48 (5.50%) Risk Manager
16 46 (5.28%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.64%) MSMQ
1 23 (2.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (1.83%) .NET
3 12 (1.38%) SailPoint
4 8 (0.92%) J2EE
5 5 (0.57%) CSS
5 5 (0.57%) OAuth
6 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.46%) HTML
6 4 (0.46%) JSP
6 4 (0.46%) Middleware
6 4 (0.46%) XML
6 4 (0.46%) XSL
7 3 (0.34%) LDAP
7 3 (0.34%) OAuth2
7 3 (0.34%) SAML
7 3 (0.34%) Web Services
8 2 (0.23%) OpenID
8 2 (0.23%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 143 (16.40%) Management Information System
2 107 (12.27%) Computer Science
3 84 (9.63%) Data Protection Act
4 76 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.24%) Cyberthreat
6 31 (3.56%) PKI
7 23 (2.64%) Fintech
8 22 (2.52%) Cyberattack
8 22 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 21 (2.41%) CESG
10 20 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
11 18 (2.06%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
15 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.46%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 150 (17.20%) Windows
2 129 (14.79%) Linux
3 84 (9.63%) Windows Server
4 77 (8.83%) Unix
5 44 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 19 (2.18%) Android
8 9 (1.03%) Kali Linux
9 6 (0.69%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (78.10%) Information Security
2 417 (47.82%) Cybersecurity
3 287 (32.91%) SIEM
4 237 (27.18%) Data Protection
5 193 (22.13%) Security Architecture
6 188 (21.56%) Security Operations
7 180 (20.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 168 (19.27%) Risk Management
9 158 (18.12%) ITIL
9 158 (18.12%) Penetration Testing
10 127 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (13.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 109 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
13 97 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 95 (10.89%) Incident Management
15 83 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
16 75 (8.60%) ISMS
17 74 (8.49%) Change Management
18 73 (8.37%) Security Management
19 64 (7.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (4.70%) C#
1 41 (4.70%) Python
2 38 (4.36%) Perl
3 37 (4.24%) SQL
4 36 (4.13%) Ruby
5 34 (3.90%) Bourne shell
5 34 (3.90%) Korn
6 33 (3.78%) Bash Shell
7 32 (3.67%) PowerShell
8 23 (2.64%) Java
9 11 (1.26%) C
10 10 (1.15%) C++
11 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.69%) PHP
12 4 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.46%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.46%) VB
12 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 858 (98.39%) CISSP
2 432 (49.54%) CISA
3 205 (23.51%) Degree
4 132 (15.14%) GIAC
5 119 (13.65%) CRISC
6 113 (12.96%) CEH
7 105 (12.04%) SANS
8 68 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 56 (6.42%) SSCP
11 38 (4.36%) CCNA
12 35 (4.01%) CCNP
13 30 (3.44%) CompTIA Security+
14 29 (3.33%) Security Cleared
15 27 (3.10%) CBAP
15 27 (3.10%) CESG Certified Professional
15 27 (3.10%) CSSLP
16 24 (2.75%) SC Cleared
17 22 (2.52%) GCIH
18 21 (2.41%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (41.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 184 (21.10%) GDPR
3 136 (15.60%) PCI DSS
4 98 (11.24%) COBIT
5 89 (10.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 36 (4.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (1.61%) ISO 22301
7 14 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (0.92%) COSO
9 8 (0.92%) ISO 31000
10 7 (0.80%) PMO
11 6 (0.69%) SAS 70
12 5 (0.57%) BS7799
13 4 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.46%) MiFID
13 4 (0.46%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.34%) BS25999
14 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.34%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 79 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (5.28%) Nessus
2 24 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (2.64%) SCCM
4 18 (2.06%) OpenVAS
5 15 (1.72%) CSIRT
6 14 (1.61%) Core Impact
6 14 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 11 (1.26%) FTK
7 11 (1.26%) QRadar
8 7 (0.80%) Nexpose
8 7 (0.80%) PowerBroker
8 7 (0.80%) RSA Security Analytics
8 7 (0.80%) WSUS
9 6 (0.69%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.34%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.23%) Nmap
11 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.11%) Ansible
12 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.16%) Symantec
3 42 (4.82%) Splunk
4 40 (4.59%) McAfee
5 34 (3.90%) Cisco
6 33 (3.78%) Apple
7 30 (3.44%) Qualys
8 29 (3.33%) CyberArk
9 28 (3.21%) Palo Alto
10 25 (2.87%) Forcepoint
11 22 (2.52%) Varonis
12 18 (2.06%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.49%) ArcSight
13 13 (1.49%) Sophos
14 12 (1.38%) Aveksa
14 12 (1.38%) Radware
15 11 (1.26%) Acunetix
16 10 (1.15%) IBM
16 10 (1.15%) LogRhythm
16 10 (1.15%) Sun