Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 269 297
Rank change year-on-year -63 +28 +117
Permanent jobs citing CISM 649 979 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 1.31% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 5.79% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 524 804 758
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 £49,000
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 15,151 16,916 18,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.26% 22.66% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11,298 12,549 15,414
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +2.80%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -2 185 £82,500 +26.92% 23
West London +45 27 £71,250 +41.09% 9
South London -3 10 £105,000 +50.00% 4
East London -48 3 £68,750 -19.12% 5
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 624 (96.15%) CISSP
2 498 (76.73%) Information Security
3 338 (52.08%) Cybersecurity
4 318 (49.00%) CISA
5 255 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 214 (32.97%) Risk Management
7 182 (28.04%) Finance
8 164 (25.27%) GDPR
9 137 (21.11%) CRISC
10 132 (20.34%) PCI DSS
11 128 (19.72%) Data Protection
12 121 (18.64%) SIEM
13 120 (18.49%) Firewall
14 115 (17.72%) Security Architecture
15 111 (17.10%) Penetration Testing
16 109 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 104 (16.02%) Management Information System
18 103 (15.87%) Degree
19 93 (14.33%) Windows
20 82 (12.63%) ITIL
21 81 (12.48%) Linux
22 79 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
23 78 (12.02%) CEH
24 76 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
25 74 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
25 74 (11.40%) Data Privacy
26 65 (10.02%) GIAC
27 64 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
28 63 (9.71%) Banking
29 62 (9.55%) 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 11 (1.69%) IIS
2 5 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.08%) Office 365
4 6 (0.92%) SaaS
5 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.62%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.31%) IaaS
6 2 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 120 (18.49%) Firewall
2 47 (7.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 42 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.86%) Network Security
5 32 (4.93%) Internet
6 13 (2.00%) LAN
6 13 (2.00%) WAN
7 8 (1.23%) HTTP
7 8 (1.23%) VoIP
8 5 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.77%) VPN
9 4 (0.62%) IPsec
9 4 (0.62%) SSL
10 3 (0.46%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (0.31%) DHCP
11 2 (0.31%) DKIM
11 2 (0.31%) DMARC
11 2 (0.31%) DNS
11 2 (0.31%) SCCP
11 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.08%) Big Data
2 5 (0.77%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.31%) GIS
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.62%) AppScan
2 3 (0.46%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.31%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Paros
4 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 182 (28.04%) Finance
2 63 (9.71%) Banking
3 62 (9.55%) Legal
4 32 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.62%) Law
6 16 (2.47%) Retail
7 11 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.23%) Games
8 8 (1.23%) Marketing
9 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Local Government
10 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 152 (23.42%) Security Manager
2 93 (14.33%) Analyst
3 84 (12.94%) Consultant
4 74 (11.40%) Information Manager
4 74 (11.40%) Security Consultant
5 73 (11.25%) Information Security Manager
5 73 (11.25%) Security Analyst
6 60 (9.24%) Architect
6 60 (9.24%) Security Architect
7 53 (8.17%) Head of Security
8 52 (8.01%) Security Officer
9 48 (7.40%) IT Manager
10 44 (6.78%) Security Engineer
11 40 (6.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 38 (5.86%) Risk Manager
13 37 (5.70%) Information Analyst
13 37 (5.70%) Information Security Analyst
14 36 (5.55%) Information Security Officer
15 35 (5.39%) IT Security Manager
16 30 (4.62%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (0.92%) .NET
3 5 (0.77%) Web Services
4 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.46%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.31%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.31%) Middleware
6 2 (0.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.02%) Management Information System
2 76 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
4 42 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.39%) Cyberattack
6 18 (2.77%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (2.47%) Fintech
8 13 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.69%) Cybercrime
9 11 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.69%) PKI
10 9 (1.39%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 7 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.33%) Windows
2 81 (12.48%) Linux
3 31 (4.78%) Unix
4 23 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.08%) AIX
7 7 (1.08%) CentOS
7 7 (1.08%) HPUX
7 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.62%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.31%) Android
9 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (76.73%) Information Security
2 338 (52.08%) Cybersecurity
3 214 (32.97%) Risk Management
4 128 (19.72%) Data Protection
5 121 (18.64%) SIEM
6 115 (17.72%) Security Architecture
7 111 (17.10%) Penetration Testing
8 109 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (12.63%) ITIL
10 79 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (11.40%) Data Privacy
11 74 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
12 64 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (8.47%) Data Loss Prevention
14 53 (8.17%) Security Management
15 50 (7.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 49 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
17 48 (7.40%) Identity Access Management
18 47 (7.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 41 (6.32%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.08%) Java
2 5 (0.77%) Bash Shell
2 5 (0.77%) C
3 4 (0.62%) PHP
3 4 (0.62%) Python
4 2 (0.31%) C#
4 2 (0.31%) C++
4 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.31%) VB
5 1 (0.15%) Perl
5 1 (0.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 624 (96.15%) CISSP
2 318 (49.00%) CISA
3 137 (21.11%) CRISC
4 103 (15.87%) Degree
5 78 (12.02%) CEH
6 65 (10.02%) GIAC
7 54 (8.32%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (7.40%) SANS
9 29 (4.47%) Security Cleared
10 28 (4.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 25 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (3.70%) SC Cleared
13 21 (3.24%) CCNA
13 21 (3.24%) CLAS
14 20 (3.08%) GPEN
15 18 (2.77%) CESG Certified Professional
16 16 (2.47%) CISMP
17 15 (2.31%) CGEIT
17 15 (2.31%) CREST Certified
18 14 (2.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 164 (25.27%) GDPR
3 132 (20.34%) PCI DSS
4 52 (8.01%) COBIT
5 45 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 25 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
7 24 (3.70%) MiFID
8 12 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 11 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (1.54%) HIPAA
11 8 (1.23%) NIST 800
12 7 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (1.08%) ISO 9001
12 7 (1.08%) QA
13 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.77%) ISAE 3402
14 5 (0.77%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.62%) COSO
15 4 (0.62%) FIPS 140-2
15 4 (0.62%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 22 (3.39%) Snort
2 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.77%) vSphere
4 2 (0.31%) Docker
5 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (3.39%) OSSEC
2 8 (1.23%) CASB
2 8 (1.23%) Nessus
2 8 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.92%) Ansible
4 4 (0.62%) RSA Archer
5 3 (0.46%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.46%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.31%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.31%) Nmap
6 2 (0.31%) QRadar
6 2 (0.31%) SCCM
6 2 (0.31%) WSUS
7 1 (0.15%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.15%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.15%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.15%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (3.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.93%) Cisco
3 14 (2.16%) Splunk
4 12 (1.85%) Sun
5 10 (1.54%) WorldPay
6 9 (1.39%) Symantec
7 8 (1.23%) Intel
7 8 (1.23%) VMware
8 7 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.92%) LogRhythm
10 5 (0.77%) ArcSight
10 5 (0.77%) CyberArk
10 5 (0.77%) Qualys
11 4 (0.62%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.62%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.62%) Google
12 3 (0.46%) Apple
12 3 (0.46%) F5
12 3 (0.46%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.46%) McAfee