Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 345 329
Rank change year-on-year +76 -16 +136
Permanent jobs citing CISM 321 215 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 2.56% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 260 164 277
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £51,125 £42,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 8,019 8,395 12,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.25% 28.08% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,320 6,837 9,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
Thames Valley +76 139 £60,000 +1.69% 7
Berkshire +68 113 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Surrey +16 67 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Kent +20 31 £60,000 - 3
Hampshire -32 31 £62,500 +0.40% 5
East Sussex -15 27 £60,000 +13.21%
Oxfordshire +6 17 £65,000 -13.33% 1
West Sussex +13 10 £61,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Middlesex +13 1 £50,000 -4.76% 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 South East region with a requirement for CISM.

1 317 (98.75%) CISSP
2 210 (65.42%) Information Security
3 193 (60.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 147 (45.79%) CISA
5 107 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 98 (30.53%) Finance
7 97 (30.22%) Risk Management
8 79 (24.61%) Firewall
9 77 (23.99%) PCI DSS
10 75 (23.36%) CEH
11 74 (23.05%) ITIL
12 70 (21.81%) SIEM
13 59 (18.38%) Degree
14 58 (18.07%) GDPR
15 52 (16.20%) Security Monitoring
16 51 (15.89%) Management Information System
17 50 (15.58%) Vulnerability Management
18 49 (15.26%) COBIT
18 49 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (13.40%) Qualys
19 43 (13.40%) OWASP
19 43 (13.40%) SABSA
20 42 (13.08%) SANS
21 41 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (12.46%) Data Protection
22 40 (12.46%) TOGAF
23 38 (11.84%) Information Assurance
24 37 (11.53%) Security Management
25 32 (9.97%) Security Cleared
25 32 (9.97%) Nessus

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 18 (5.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.49%) SaaS
4 6 (1.87%) Office 365
5 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (24.61%) Firewall
2 23 (7.17%) Network Security
3 18 (5.61%) WAN
4 15 (4.67%) VPN
5 14 (4.36%) SCCP
5 14 (4.36%) SSL
6 13 (4.05%) IPsec
7 10 (3.12%) LAN
8 7 (2.18%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.87%) Broadband
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.93%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.93%) SSH
12 2 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.62%) DHCP
12 2 (0.62%) Internet
12 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.62%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.93%) Big Data
2 2 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.25%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.62%) SonarQube
General
1 98 (30.53%) Finance
2 25 (7.79%) Legal
3 23 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.56%) Retail
6 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (24.61%) Security Manager
2 63 (19.63%) Analyst
3 59 (18.38%) Information Security Manager
4 58 (18.07%) Consultant
5 57 (17.76%) Security Consultant
6 52 (16.20%) Information Manager
7 44 (13.71%) Security Analyst
8 29 (9.03%) Architect
8 29 (9.03%) Security Architect
9 28 (8.72%) Information Analyst
9 28 (8.72%) Information Security Analyst
9 28 (8.72%) Security Engineer
10 25 (7.79%) Security Officer
11 22 (6.85%) Senior Security Engineer
12 20 (6.23%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (6.23%) Senior Security Analyst
13 19 (5.92%) IT Engineer
13 19 (5.92%) IT Security Engineer
13 19 (5.92%) Senior IT Engineer
14 18 (5.61%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.61%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.56%) LDAP
3 3 (0.93%) LAMP
4 2 (0.62%) ADSI
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) HTML5
5 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.89%) Management Information System
2 41 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 23 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (6.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (6.23%) PKI
6 18 (5.61%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (3.43%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.12%) NHS
9 8 (2.49%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.25%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.25%) SCADA
12 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.62%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.10%) Windows
2 14 (4.36%) Linux
3 7 (2.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.56%) Unix
5 4 (1.25%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.93%) CentOS
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (65.42%) Information Security
2 107 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 97 (30.22%) Risk Management
4 74 (23.05%) ITIL
5 70 (21.81%) SIEM
6 52 (16.20%) Security Monitoring
7 50 (15.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 49 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (13.40%) OWASP
9 43 (13.40%) SABSA
10 40 (12.46%) Data Protection
10 40 (12.46%) TOGAF
11 38 (11.84%) Information Assurance
12 37 (11.53%) Security Management
13 31 (9.66%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (9.66%) Security Architecture
14 30 (9.35%) Data Security
14 30 (9.35%) Security Operations
14 30 (9.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.93%) Perl
1 3 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 317 (98.75%) CISSP
2 147 (45.79%) CISA
3 75 (23.36%) CEH
4 59 (18.38%) Degree
5 42 (13.08%) SANS
6 32 (9.97%) Security Cleared
7 31 (9.66%) CESG Certified Professional
7 31 (9.66%) CRISC
8 29 (9.03%) CREST Certified
9 25 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (7.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 21 (6.54%) GIAC
12 19 (5.92%) CCSP
12 19 (5.92%) TOGAF Certification
13 18 (5.61%) IISP
14 16 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (4.36%) SSCP
16 11 (3.43%) Master's Degree
17 10 (3.12%) SC Cleared
18 8 (2.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (60.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (23.99%) PCI DSS
3 58 (18.07%) GDPR
4 49 (15.26%) COBIT
5 30 (9.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (7.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 21 (6.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (2.18%) NIST 800
10 5 (1.56%) QA
11 4 (1.25%) GPG13
11 4 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (1.25%) RMADS
12 3 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.93%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.93%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.93%) SLA
13 2 (0.62%) IASME
13 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (9.97%) Nessus
2 18 (5.61%) QRadar
3 17 (5.30%) Core Impact
3 17 (5.30%) Nexpose
3 17 (5.30%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.62%) CASB
4 2 (0.62%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.31%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (13.40%) Qualys
2 25 (7.79%) Splunk
3 23 (7.17%) Cisco
4 21 (6.54%) ArcSight
5 20 (6.23%) CyberArk
5 20 (6.23%) Rapid7
5 20 (6.23%) SolarWinds
6 18 (5.61%) LogRhythm
7 17 (5.30%) AlienVault
7 17 (5.30%) Aveksa
7 17 (5.30%) Bomgar
8 11 (3.43%) McAfee
9 9 (2.80%) Juniper
10 7 (2.18%) Oracle
11 6 (1.87%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.87%) Microsoft
11 6 (1.87%) Trend Micro
12 4 (1.25%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.93%) Centrify
13 3 (0.93%) Fortinet