Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 330 442
Rank change year-on-year +36 +112 +16
Permanent jobs citing CISM 291 275 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 2.55% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 217 216 189
South East median annual salary £58,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.20% +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +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 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 8223 10792 13280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.87% 31.13% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6687 8686 10646
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the South East

CISM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in the South East.

Salary trend for CISM in the South East

CISM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISM in the South East

CISM
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 CISM within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Surrey +30 108 £52,500 -25.00% 3
Thames Valley -17 64 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire +40 55 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Berkshire -21 37 £58,000 -7.20% 2
Buckinghamshire +38 28 £62,500 -37.50% 1
East Sussex +20 27 £50,000 -13.79%
Kent +14 19 £70,000 +16.67% 3
West Sussex +2 8 £43,250 -35.93%
Middlesex +13 1 - -
Sussex -7 1 £50,000 -15.25%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for CISM.

1 286 (98.28%) CISSP
2 221 (75.95%) Information Security
3 173 (59.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (45.02%) Finance
5 125 (42.96%) Firewall
6 104 (35.74%) CISA
7 98 (33.68%) Penetration Testing
8 85 (29.21%) PCI DSS
9 83 (28.52%) Risk Management
10 79 (27.15%) Cybersecurity
11 78 (26.80%) Degree
12 77 (26.46%) SIEM
13 74 (25.43%) Management Information System
14 70 (24.05%) Risk Assessment
15 67 (23.02%) CRISC
16 60 (20.62%) Security Operations
17 59 (20.27%) ITIL
18 58 (19.93%) Active Directory
18 58 (19.93%) Network Security
19 50 (17.18%) CEH
19 50 (17.18%) Security Management
19 50 (17.18%) Security Architecture
20 48 (16.49%) Information Security Management
21 44 (15.12%) Linux
22 43 (14.78%) GIAC
23 42 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
24 41 (14.09%) Vulnerability Management
25 39 (13.40%) Data Protection
25 39 (13.40%) TCP/IP
26 38 (13.06%) Risk Analysis

CISM
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 4 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (0.34%) Apache
2 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.75%) Office 365
3 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.03%) IaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 125 (42.96%) Firewall
2 58 (19.93%) Network Security
3 39 (13.40%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.78%) Internet
5 10 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (3.44%) LAN
5 10 (3.44%) VPN
5 10 (3.44%) WAN
6 9 (3.09%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (3.09%) DMVPN
6 9 (3.09%) FWSM
6 9 (3.09%) IPsec
6 9 (3.09%) SSL
6 9 (3.09%) Wireless
7 6 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.69%) DMZ
9 2 (0.69%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (0.34%) Intranet
10 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.34%) GIS
2 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Burp Suite
1 6 (2.06%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 131 (45.02%) Finance
2 17 (5.84%) Legal
3 16 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.09%) Digital Economy
5 7 (2.41%) French Language
5 7 (2.41%) German Language
6 3 (1.03%) Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (25.43%) Consultant
2 69 (23.71%) Security Consultant
3 66 (22.68%) Analyst
4 64 (21.99%) Security Analyst
5 46 (15.81%) Security Manager
6 43 (14.78%) Information Analyst
6 43 (14.78%) Information Security Analyst
7 39 (13.40%) Information Security Manager
8 36 (12.37%) Information Manager
9 34 (11.68%) Security Engineer
10 27 (9.28%) Information Security Consultant
11 19 (6.53%) IT Engineer
11 19 (6.53%) IT Security Engineer
12 16 (5.50%) Architect
12 16 (5.50%) Security Architect
13 13 (4.47%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.47%) IT Manager
13 13 (4.47%) IT Security Analyst
14 12 (4.12%) Security Penetration Tester
14 12 (4.12%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.37%) .NET
1 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (1.37%) HTML
1 4 (1.37%) HTML5
1 4 (1.37%) JSON
1 4 (1.37%) RESTful
1 4 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.43%) Management Information System
2 27 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.25%) PKI
4 22 (7.56%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (7.22%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (5.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.41%) NHS
8 6 (2.06%) CESG
8 6 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.69%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.12%) Linux
2 37 (12.71%) Windows
3 15 (5.15%) Unix
3 15 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.75%) Kali Linux
6 7 (2.41%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.37%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (75.95%) Information Security
2 98 (33.68%) Penetration Testing
3 83 (28.52%) Risk Management
4 79 (27.15%) Cybersecurity
5 77 (26.46%) SIEM
6 70 (24.05%) Risk Assessment
7 60 (20.62%) Security Operations
8 59 (20.27%) ITIL
9 50 (17.18%) Security Architecture
9 50 (17.18%) Security Management
10 48 (16.49%) Information Security Management
11 42 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (14.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 39 (13.40%) Data Protection
14 38 (13.06%) Risk Analysis
15 36 (12.37%) Security Testing
16 33 (11.34%) Process Improvement
17 29 (9.97%) Ethical Hacking
17 29 (9.97%) OWASP
17 29 (9.97%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.06%) Perl
2 4 (1.37%) C
2 4 (1.37%) Java
2 4 (1.37%) PHP
2 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
3 2 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 286 (98.28%) CISSP
2 104 (35.74%) CISA
3 78 (26.80%) Degree
4 67 (23.02%) CRISC
5 50 (17.18%) CEH
6 43 (14.78%) GIAC
7 21 (7.22%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (6.19%) Security Cleared
9 17 (5.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 16 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (5.50%) CREST Certified
11 10 (3.44%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.09%) SANS
13 6 (2.06%) CCSE
13 6 (2.06%) CGEIT
13 6 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (1.72%) CCSA
15 4 (1.37%) CCSP
15 4 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (59.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (29.21%) PCI DSS
3 35 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 24 (8.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 22 (7.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (5.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (5.15%) GDPR
8 12 (4.12%) ISO 22301
9 9 (3.09%) ISO 31000
10 6 (2.06%) NIST 800
11 5 (1.72%) RMADS
12 4 (1.37%) QA
13 2 (0.69%) COBIT
13 2 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.69%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.34%) BS7799
14 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (19.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.44%) Nessus
2 9 (3.09%) CSIRT
2 9 (3.09%) Nmap
3 6 (2.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.34%) Juniper STRM
4 1 (0.34%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.34%) QRadar
4 1 (0.34%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (4.81%) Cisco
2 12 (4.12%) Splunk
3 11 (3.78%) Qualys
4 10 (3.44%) CheckPoint
5 9 (3.09%) NetWitness
6 7 (2.41%) Apple
6 7 (2.41%) Kaspersky
6 7 (2.41%) WatchGuard
7 4 (1.37%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix
8 2 (0.69%) IBM
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle
9 1 (0.34%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.34%) HP
9 1 (0.34%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.34%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.34%) Sun
9 1 (0.34%) Tufin