Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 386 262 408
Rank change year-on-year -124 +146 -26
Permanent jobs citing CISA 70 33 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 1.48% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 87
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,775 £42,950
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,125 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £49,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.26% -20.80% +4.17%
75th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -

CISA 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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,864 2,228 7,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.09% 27.21% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,692 1,648 5,402
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,336
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the South East

CISA
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISA in the South East.

Salary trend for CISA in the South East

CISA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISA in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for CISA in the South East

CISA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Thames Valley -83 24 £65,000 -14.75% 7
East Sussex -26 17 £45,000 -8.16%
Surrey -61 17 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Berkshire -65 17 £72,500 -6.45% 1
West Sussex -17 6 £65,000 +51.16%
Oxfordshire -25 4 £60,000 +16.47% 2
Hampshire -117 4 £82,500 +42.24%
Kent -41 3 £97,500 +225.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 - 4
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing CISA 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 South East region with a requirement for CISA.

1 54 (77.14%) CISSP
2 50 (71.43%) CISM
3 47 (67.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (62.86%) Information Security
5 42 (60.00%) Social Skills
6 40 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (42.86%) CRISC
9 27 (38.57%) Network Security
9 27 (38.57%) Risk Management
10 25 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (34.29%) Finance
12 21 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 19 (27.14%) NIST
13 19 (27.14%) IT Audit
14 18 (25.71%) Azure
15 17 (24.29%) Degree
15 17 (24.29%) COBIT
15 17 (24.29%) Windows
15 17 (24.29%) ITIL
15 17 (24.29%) Linux
15 17 (24.29%) GDPR
16 16 (22.86%) Presentation Skills
16 16 (22.86%) Firewall
17 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
18 14 (20.00%) Oracle
18 14 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
18 14 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
19 13 (18.57%) CGEIT
19 13 (18.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Azure
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (8.57%) AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) Network Security
2 16 (22.86%) Firewall
3 8 (11.43%) GSM
3 8 (11.43%) VPN
4 6 (8.57%) HTTP
4 6 (8.57%) SSL
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) JIRA
1 6 (8.57%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 32 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (34.29%) Finance
4 16 (22.86%) Presentation Skills
5 9 (12.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (12.86%) Legal
6 8 (11.43%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Security Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 18 (25.71%) IT Security Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) Network Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) Network Security Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Auditor
6 9 (12.86%) IT Auditor
6 9 (12.86%) Security Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (8.57%) Information Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) IT Manager
8 6 (8.57%) QA Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) QA Leader
8 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) SOAP
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) J2EE
2 2 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.57%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.29%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.43%) Contactless
6 1 (1.43%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Solaris
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Information Security
2 40 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (38.57%) Risk Management
4 25 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (27.14%) IT Audit
7 17 (24.29%) ITIL
8 14 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (15.71%) Internal Audit
10 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (15.71%) SIEM
10 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.86%) ITSM
12 9 (12.86%) Regulatory Compliance
12 9 (12.86%) Security Testing
12 9 (12.86%) Service Management
12 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (77.14%) CISSP
2 50 (71.43%) CISM
3 30 (42.86%) CRISC
4 17 (24.29%) Degree
5 13 (18.57%) CEH
5 13 (18.57%) CGEIT
6 7 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (10.00%) OSCP
7 6 (8.57%) GIAC
7 6 (8.57%) ISEB
7 6 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (8.57%) OSCE
8 5 (7.14%) FFIEC
9 4 (5.71%) CASP
10 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.29%) CISMP
10 3 (4.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (4.29%) SANS
10 3 (4.29%) SSCP
11 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (67.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (27.14%) NIST
3 17 (24.29%) COBIT
3 17 (24.29%) GDPR
4 13 (18.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (12.86%) ITGC
6 8 (11.43%) GRC
6 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (10.00%) QA
8 6 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (5.71%) IASME
10 3 (4.29%) SLA
11 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
11 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) HP ALM
1 6 (8.57%) HP Fortify
1 6 (8.57%) WebInspect
2 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 7 (10.00%) Splunk
4 6 (8.57%) Black Duck
4 6 (8.57%) HP
4 6 (8.57%) Micro Focus
4 6 (8.57%) Qualys
4 6 (8.57%) Sonatype
4 6 (8.57%) Tripwire
5 3 (4.29%) Veeam
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) ForgeRock