Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 320 277
Rank change year-on-year +88 -43 +64
Permanent jobs citing CISM 86 199 317
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.76% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 2.72% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57 181 258
Median annual salary £51,518 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.74% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £32,200 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £81,750 £82,500 £85,000
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 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 2,769 7,313 7,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.24% 28.03% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,932 5,330 6,102
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CISM as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for CISM in the South East

CISM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISM in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +80 25 £65,000 - 2
Surrey +38 18 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +69 17 £67,500 +3.85% 2
East Sussex +50 15 £50,000 -16.67%
Hampshire +67 14 £63,750 +6.25% 1
Kent +63 12 £33,500 -37.67%
Oxfordshire +49 8 £51,518 -14.14%
West Sussex +37 2 £107,500 +26.47%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 84 (97.67%) CISSP
2 67 (77.91%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (69.77%) Information Security
4 51 (59.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (41.86%) Risk Management
6 34 (39.53%) CISA
7 33 (38.37%) Firewall
8 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
9 28 (32.56%) SC Cleared
10 27 (31.40%) Cyber Essentials
11 25 (29.07%) Security Management
11 25 (29.07%) GDPR
11 25 (29.07%) CRISC
12 21 (24.42%) CESG Certified Professional
13 20 (23.26%) Information Assurance
14 19 (22.09%) NIST
15 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
15 18 (20.93%) Degree
15 18 (20.93%) Windows
15 18 (20.93%) PCI DSS
16 17 (19.77%) SIEM
16 17 (19.77%) Security Operations
16 17 (19.77%) ITIL
16 17 (19.77%) Finance
17 16 (18.60%) Information Security Management
17 16 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (18.60%) Security Architecture
17 16 (18.60%) Data Protection
18 15 (17.44%) JSP 440
19 14 (16.28%) Data Protection Act

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:

Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Azure
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.98%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) SCCP
5 3 (3.49%) VPN
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) DNS
6 2 (2.33%) HTTP
6 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.16%) Broadband
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.16%) DHCP
7 1 (1.16%) DMZ
7 1 (1.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.16%) SAN
7 1 (1.16%) SMTP
7 1 (1.16%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Local Government
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Security Manager
2 19 (22.09%) IT Manager
2 19 (22.09%) IT Security Manager
3 16 (18.60%) Architect
3 16 (18.60%) Security Architect
4 14 (16.28%) Consultant
4 14 (16.28%) Security Consultant
5 11 (12.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Security Specialist
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Security Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Security Officer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Security Specialist
10 4 (4.65%) IT Security Officer
10 4 (4.65%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) IT Security Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Regular Expression
2 4 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.28%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (16.28%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (11.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.81%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.49%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.33%) NHS
7 2 (2.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.16%) Handset
8 1 (1.16%) PKI
8 1 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.16%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (77.91%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (69.77%) Information Security
3 36 (41.86%) Risk Management
4 25 (29.07%) Security Management
5 20 (23.26%) Information Assurance
6 17 (19.77%) ITIL
6 17 (19.77%) Security Operations
6 17 (19.77%) SIEM
7 16 (18.60%) Data Protection
7 16 (18.60%) Information Security Management
7 16 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (18.60%) Security Architecture
8 13 (15.12%) Incident Management
8 13 (15.12%) OWASP
9 12 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (12.79%) TOGAF
11 10 (11.63%) Analytics
11 10 (11.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 10 (11.63%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.14%) C
2 7 (8.14%) C#
2 7 (8.14%) Java
2 7 (8.14%) Perl
2 7 (8.14%) Python
2 7 (8.14%) Ruby
3 2 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (97.67%) CISSP
2 34 (39.53%) CISA
3 30 (34.88%) Security Cleared
4 28 (32.56%) SC Cleared
5 25 (29.07%) CRISC
6 21 (24.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 18 (20.93%) Degree
8 14 (16.28%) CEH
9 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (3.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (3.49%) CCSP
12 2 (2.33%) GSEC
13 1 (1.16%) CISMP
13 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
13 1 (1.16%) GCFA
13 1 (1.16%) GISP
13 1 (1.16%) GPEN
13 1 (1.16%) GWAPT
13 1 (1.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (59.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (31.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 25 (29.07%) GDPR
4 19 (22.09%) NIST
5 18 (20.93%) PCI DSS
6 15 (17.44%) JSP 440
7 14 (16.28%) RMADS
8 6 (6.98%) NCSC
8 6 (6.98%) SLA
9 4 (4.65%) NIST 800
10 2 (2.33%) COBIT
11 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (1.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) LogRhythm
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Capita
4 3 (3.49%) F5
4 3 (3.49%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.16%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.16%) Darktrace
6 1 (1.16%) Dell
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Juniper
6 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds