Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 275 263
Rank change year-on-year -65 -12 +103
Permanent jobs citing CISM 596 907 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 5.46% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 476 730 785
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £51,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +8.33%

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 14,301 16,624 17,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.68% 22.47% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10,646 12,502 14,825
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +1.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +22 163 £82,500 +17.86% 23
West London +32 25 £75,000 +20.00% 7
South London +1 9 £100,000 +48.15% 1
East London -38 5 £90,000 +16.13% 5
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 559 (93.79%) CISSP
2 460 (77.18%) Information Security
3 328 (55.03%) Cybersecurity
4 294 (49.33%) CISA
5 272 (45.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 219 (36.74%) Risk Management
7 151 (25.34%) GDPR
8 148 (24.83%) Finance
9 140 (23.49%) CRISC
10 127 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
11 122 (20.47%) PCI DSS
12 115 (19.30%) Security Architecture
13 113 (18.96%) SIEM
14 109 (18.29%) Management Information System
15 107 (17.95%) Firewall
16 103 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 97 (16.28%) Data Protection
18 88 (14.77%) Degree
19 87 (14.60%) CEH
20 79 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
21 78 (13.09%) Banking
22 77 (12.92%) Linux
23 75 (12.58%) Windows
24 72 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
25 70 (11.74%) GIAC
26 68 (11.41%) Vulnerability Management
27 63 (10.57%) Data Privacy
28 62 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
29 60 (10.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
30 57 (9.56%) Identity Access Management

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 8 (1.34%) IIS
2 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.34%) Confluence
3 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.18%) Office 365
4 5 (0.84%) PaaS
4 5 (0.84%) SaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (17.95%) Firewall
2 39 (6.54%) Network Security
3 31 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.03%) Internet
5 17 (2.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (2.52%) IPsec
7 11 (1.85%) BGP
7 11 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (1.85%) EIGRP
7 11 (1.85%) LAN
7 11 (1.85%) VPN
7 11 (1.85%) WAN
8 9 (1.51%) HTTP
9 6 (1.01%) DMZ
10 5 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.67%) SSL
12 2 (0.34%) SCCP
12 2 (0.34%) VoIP
12 2 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.52%) Big Data
2 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.34%) GIS
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) AppScan
2 2 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.17%) Paros
3 1 (0.17%) SonarQube
General
1 148 (24.83%) Finance
2 78 (13.09%) Banking
3 47 (7.89%) Legal
4 23 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.02%) Retail
6 14 (2.35%) Law
7 10 (1.68%) Marketing
8 8 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.01%) Local Government
9 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.84%) Games
11 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (21.31%) Security Manager
2 87 (14.60%) Analyst
3 78 (13.09%) Architect
3 78 (13.09%) Consultant
3 78 (13.09%) Security Architect
4 77 (12.92%) Security Analyst
5 70 (11.74%) Security Consultant
6 67 (11.24%) Information Manager
7 64 (10.74%) Information Security Manager
8 51 (8.56%) Head of Security
9 46 (7.72%) Security Officer
10 39 (6.54%) Security Engineer
11 38 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 37 (6.21%) Information Analyst
12 37 (6.21%) Information Security Analyst
13 34 (5.70%) IT Manager
14 32 (5.37%) Head of Information
14 32 (5.37%) Head of Information Security
15 31 (5.20%) Risk Manager
16 29 (4.87%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.86%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (2.68%) SailPoint
3 12 (2.01%) .NET
4 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.34%) Middleware
5 2 (0.34%) SAML
5 2 (0.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.17%) Kafka
6 1 (0.17%) OAuth
6 1 (0.17%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 109 (18.29%) Management Information System
2 72 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.05%) Data Protection Act
4 23 (3.86%) Cyberattack
5 22 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.02%) Fintech
7 17 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
8 13 (2.18%) Cybercrime
9 10 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.51%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.34%) PKI
12 5 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.67%) BYOD
13 4 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.92%) Linux
2 75 (12.58%) Windows
3 31 (5.20%) Unix
4 20 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.34%) Debian
7 7 (1.17%) Android
7 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.84%) AIX
8 5 (0.84%) CentOS
8 5 (0.84%) HPUX
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.50%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (77.18%) Information Security
2 328 (55.03%) Cybersecurity
3 219 (36.74%) Risk Management
4 127 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
5 115 (19.30%) Security Architecture
6 113 (18.96%) SIEM
7 103 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 97 (16.28%) Data Protection
9 79 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (11.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 63 (10.57%) Data Privacy
12 60 (10.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 57 (9.56%) Identity Access Management
14 53 (8.89%) ITIL
15 51 (8.56%) Security Management
16 50 (8.39%) Data Loss Prevention
16 50 (8.39%) Project Management
16 50 (8.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 46 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (6.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.52%) Java
2 12 (2.01%) C
3 10 (1.68%) C++
4 9 (1.51%) C#
5 8 (1.34%) VB
6 4 (0.67%) PHP
7 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.34%) Python
8 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.17%) Perl
9 1 (0.17%) Scala
9 1 (0.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 559 (93.79%) CISSP
2 294 (49.33%) CISA
3 140 (23.49%) CRISC
4 88 (14.77%) Degree
5 87 (14.60%) CEH
6 70 (11.74%) GIAC
7 62 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (8.89%) SANS
9 32 (5.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 28 (4.70%) CCNA
11 24 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (3.69%) CCNP
12 22 (3.69%) CISMP
13 20 (3.36%) Security Cleared
14 18 (3.02%) CCIE
15 16 (2.68%) GSEC
15 16 (2.68%) SC Cleared
16 15 (2.52%) CGEIT
17 14 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
18 13 (2.18%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (45.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (25.34%) GDPR
3 122 (20.47%) PCI DSS
4 39 (6.54%) COBIT
5 38 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 30 (5.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (3.86%) MiFID
8 16 (2.68%) QA
9 7 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (1.17%) NIST 800
9 7 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (0.84%) COSO
11 5 (0.84%) ISAE 3402
11 5 (0.84%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.67%) FIPS 140-2
12 4 (0.67%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (3.86%) Snort
2 8 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.84%) vSphere
5 3 (0.50%) Docker
6 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (3.86%) OSSEC
2 15 (2.52%) Nessus
2 15 (2.52%) SCCM
3 11 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (1.68%) CASB
5 6 (1.01%) Ansible
5 6 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.67%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (0.67%) RSA Archer
6 4 (0.67%) WSUS
7 3 (0.50%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.17%) Core Impact
9 1 (0.17%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.17%) Nmap
9 1 (0.17%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.17%) QRadar
9 1 (0.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (3.52%) Cisco
1 21 (3.52%) Splunk
2 20 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.02%) Symantec
4 17 (2.85%) Blue Coat
5 16 (2.68%) Palo Alto
6 15 (2.52%) LogRhythm
7 13 (2.18%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.01%) Aveksa
9 11 (1.85%) Juniper
9 11 (1.85%) McAfee
9 11 (1.85%) VMware
10 10 (1.68%) FireEye
11 9 (1.51%) Sun
11 9 (1.51%) WorldPay
12 8 (1.34%) Intel
13 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.67%) ArcSight
14 4 (0.67%) Google
14 4 (0.67%) Interwoven