Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 362 265 253
Rank change year-on-year -97 -12 +69
Permanent jobs citing CISM 468 899 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 1.30% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 5.61% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 371 722 806
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,750
% change year-on-year - +3.59% +4.58%

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 12,128 16,026 16,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.12% 23.18% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8,934 12,132 12,970
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -81 113 £75,000 +7.14% 5
South London -19 13 £70,000 -9.68% 1
West London +2 6 £90,000 +24.14% 1
East London +19 2 £100,000 +37.93%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 457 (97.65%) CISSP
2 343 (73.29%) Information Security
3 238 (50.85%) CISA
4 234 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 234 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 158 (33.76%) Risk Management
6 138 (29.49%) Finance
7 113 (24.15%) NIST
8 110 (23.50%) Management Information System
9 107 (22.86%) Degree
10 101 (21.58%) Security Architecture
11 97 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
12 96 (20.51%) PCI DSS
13 94 (20.09%) CRISC
14 82 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
16 72 (15.38%) GDPR
17 67 (14.32%) Banking
18 66 (14.10%) SIEM
18 66 (14.10%) Vulnerability Management
19 64 (13.68%) Security Management
20 62 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
21 61 (13.03%) CEH
22 56 (11.97%) Firewall
23 54 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
24 53 (11.32%) COBIT
25 50 (10.68%) Project Management
25 50 (10.68%) Data Protection
26 48 (10.26%) Retail
26 48 (10.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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 9 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.07%) IIS
3 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.92%) SaaS
5 6 (1.28%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.64%) Office 365
7 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.43%) Yammer
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.97%) Firewall
2 31 (6.62%) HTTP
3 26 (5.56%) Network Security
4 23 (4.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (4.70%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.42%) IPsec
7 13 (2.78%) BGP
7 13 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (2.78%) DNS
7 13 (2.78%) EIGRP
8 12 (2.56%) VPN
9 8 (1.71%) Internet
9 8 (1.71%) LAN
9 8 (1.71%) WAN
10 3 (0.64%) SSL
11 2 (0.43%) Intranet
11 2 (0.43%) Skype
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
12 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.99%) Big Data
2 6 (1.28%) Power BI
3 3 (0.64%) Maltego
4 2 (0.43%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.21%) GIS
5 1 (0.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
General
1 138 (29.49%) Finance
2 67 (14.32%) Banking
3 48 (10.26%) Retail
4 43 (9.19%) Legal
5 16 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.78%) Marketing
7 8 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.71%) Law
8 6 (1.28%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.07%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.85%) Billing
10 4 (0.85%) Games
11 3 (0.64%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (21.58%) Security Manager
2 95 (20.30%) Analyst
3 86 (18.38%) Security Analyst
4 64 (13.68%) Information Analyst
4 64 (13.68%) Information Security Analyst
5 56 (11.97%) Architect
6 54 (11.54%) Information Security Manager
7 53 (11.32%) Security Architect
8 49 (10.47%) Consultant
9 47 (10.04%) Information Manager
10 45 (9.62%) Security Consultant
11 40 (8.55%) Head of Security
12 35 (7.48%) Head of Information
12 35 (7.48%) Head of Information Security
13 34 (7.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 33 (7.05%) Security Engineer
15 27 (5.77%) Security Officer
16 25 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
17 23 (4.91%) Information Security Officer
18 20 (4.27%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.27%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.07%) Web Services
3 1 (0.21%) CSS
3 1 (0.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.21%) Middleware
3 1 (0.21%) OAuth
3 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (23.50%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.84%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (3.85%) Social Media
5 17 (3.63%) BYOD
6 15 (3.21%) Cyberattack
6 15 (3.21%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.50%) PKI
8 7 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.07%) Blog
9 5 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.85%) Life Science
11 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.64%) Equities
11 3 (0.64%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.33%) Linux
2 28 (5.98%) Windows
3 18 (3.85%) Unix
4 7 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.28%) AIX
5 6 (1.28%) CentOS
5 6 (1.28%) HPUX
5 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.43%) Android
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (73.29%) Information Security
2 234 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 158 (33.76%) Risk Management
4 101 (21.58%) Security Architecture
5 97 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
6 82 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (14.10%) SIEM
7 66 (14.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 64 (13.68%) Security Management
9 62 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
11 50 (10.68%) Data Protection
11 50 (10.68%) Project Management
12 48 (10.26%) Security Operations
13 47 (10.04%) Information Security Management
14 46 (9.83%) Internal Audit
15 44 (9.40%) ITIL
16 41 (8.76%) Business Continuity
16 41 (8.76%) Risk Assessment
17 40 (8.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.20%) Python
2 11 (2.35%) SQL
3 10 (2.14%) Perl
4 9 (1.92%) Java
4 9 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.50%) C++
6 6 (1.28%) C
6 6 (1.28%) Go
7 5 (1.07%) Bourne shell
7 5 (1.07%) Korn
7 5 (1.07%) Ruby
8 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 457 (97.65%) CISSP
2 238 (50.85%) CISA
3 107 (22.86%) Degree
4 94 (20.09%) CRISC
5 75 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (13.03%) CEH
7 48 (10.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 37 (7.91%) GIAC
9 33 (7.05%) SANS
10 27 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 24 (5.13%) CCSP
12 23 (4.91%) Security Cleared
13 22 (4.70%) CCNA
14 21 (4.49%) CISMP
15 20 (4.27%) CCNP
15 20 (4.27%) ISSMP
16 18 (3.85%) GISF
17 17 (3.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 17 (3.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
18 15 (3.21%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (24.15%) NIST
3 96 (20.51%) PCI DSS
4 72 (15.38%) GDPR
5 53 (11.32%) COBIT
6 39 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (2.99%) QA
7 14 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (2.14%) NIST 800
10 7 (1.50%) ISAE 3402
11 6 (1.28%) ISO 31000
11 6 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (1.07%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.85%) COSO
13 4 (0.85%) SLA
14 3 (0.64%) Basel II
14 3 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.64%) ITGC
14 3 (0.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.35%) Docker
2 11 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (4.70%) McAfee ePO
1 22 (4.70%) Nessus
2 17 (3.63%) SCCM
3 13 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.50%) Terraform
5 4 (0.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (6.20%) Splunk
2 26 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.91%) Palo Alto
4 22 (4.70%) McAfee
5 21 (4.49%) Cisco
5 21 (4.49%) Symantec
6 17 (3.63%) Aveksa
6 17 (3.63%) LogRhythm
7 16 (3.42%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.21%) Google
9 13 (2.78%) Blue Coat
9 13 (2.78%) FireEye
9 13 (2.78%) Juniper
10 11 (2.35%) VMware
11 10 (2.14%) Qualys
12 8 (1.71%) Cognizant
12 8 (1.71%) CyberArk
13 6 (1.28%) Citrix
13 6 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.07%) Sun