Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 338 463
Rank change year-on-year +32 +125 -17
Permanent jobs citing CISM 262 278 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 2.50% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 197 213 154
South East median annual salary £58,000 £62,500 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.20% +5.04% +2.59%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +7.14%

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 7909 11107 13177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.43% 31.40% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6421 8923 10456
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 October 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 October 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 +33 97 £53,000 -20.00% 2
Thames Valley -5 63 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Hampshire +44 48 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Berkshire -15 35 £58,000 -7.20% 3
Buckinghamshire - 27 £62,500 - 1
East Sussex +19 24 £45,000 -22.41%
Kent +23 15 £70,000 +18.64%
West Sussex +14 8 £43,250 -35.93%
Middlesex +9 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Sussex -7 1 £50,000 -15.25%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 258 (98.47%) CISSP
2 196 (74.81%) Information Security
3 164 (62.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (43.13%) Firewall
5 108 (41.22%) Finance
6 94 (35.88%) CISA
7 89 (33.97%) Penetration Testing
8 83 (31.68%) PCI DSS
9 81 (30.92%) Cybersecurity
10 79 (30.15%) Risk Management
11 76 (29.01%) SIEM
12 70 (26.72%) Degree
13 65 (24.81%) Management Information System
14 62 (23.66%) ITIL
15 57 (21.76%) CRISC
15 57 (21.76%) Security Architecture
15 57 (21.76%) Security Operations
16 56 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
17 49 (18.70%) Active Directory
18 45 (17.18%) CEH
19 44 (16.79%) Network Security
20 43 (16.41%) Data Protection
20 43 (16.41%) Linux
21 42 (16.03%) Security Management
21 42 (16.03%) Vulnerability Management
22 39 (14.89%) TCP/IP
23 38 (14.50%) Information Security Management
23 38 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
24 37 (14.12%) Windows
25 36 (13.74%) Security Testing

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 5 (1.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.76%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.67%) Office 365
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.15%) IaaS
5 2 (0.76%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 113 (43.13%) Firewall
2 44 (16.79%) Network Security
3 39 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (3.82%) LAN
4 10 (3.82%) WAN
5 9 (3.44%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (3.44%) DMVPN
5 9 (3.44%) FWSM
5 9 (3.44%) Internet
5 9 (3.44%) IPsec
5 9 (3.44%) SSL
5 9 (3.44%) VPN
5 9 (3.44%) Wireless
6 5 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.76%) DMZ
8 2 (0.76%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (0.38%) SMS
9 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.15%) Big Data
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Burp Suite
1 7 (2.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 108 (41.22%) Finance
2 18 (6.87%) Legal
3 13 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.82%) Digital Economy
5 6 (2.29%) French Language
5 6 (2.29%) German Language
6 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (25.57%) Consultant
2 64 (24.43%) Security Consultant
3 55 (20.99%) Analyst
4 53 (20.23%) Security Analyst
5 38 (14.50%) Security Manager
6 33 (12.60%) Security Engineer
7 32 (12.21%) Information Analyst
7 32 (12.21%) Information Security Analyst
7 32 (12.21%) Information Security Manager
8 31 (11.83%) Information Manager
9 24 (9.16%) Information Security Consultant
10 19 (7.25%) IT Engineer
10 19 (7.25%) IT Security Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Architect
11 15 (5.73%) Security Architect
12 13 (4.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 13 (4.96%) IT Analyst
12 13 (4.96%) IT Security Analyst
13 11 (4.20%) Security Operations Analyst
13 11 (4.20%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.53%) .NET
1 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (1.53%) HTML
1 4 (1.53%) HTML5
1 4 (1.53%) JSON
1 4 (1.53%) RESTful
1 4 (1.53%) XML
2 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 65 (24.81%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.16%) Data Protection Act
2 24 (9.16%) PKI
3 23 (8.78%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.25%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.05%) CESG
8 7 (2.67%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (2.67%) NHS
9 6 (2.29%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.76%) Fintech
12 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.41%) Linux
2 37 (14.12%) Windows
3 16 (6.11%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.73%) Unix
5 11 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.44%) Kali Linux
7 7 (2.67%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (74.81%) Information Security
2 89 (33.97%) Penetration Testing
3 81 (30.92%) Cybersecurity
4 79 (30.15%) Risk Management
5 76 (29.01%) SIEM
6 62 (23.66%) ITIL
7 57 (21.76%) Security Architecture
7 57 (21.76%) Security Operations
8 56 (21.37%) Risk Assessment
9 43 (16.41%) Data Protection
10 42 (16.03%) Security Management
10 42 (16.03%) Vulnerability Management
11 38 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (14.50%) Information Security Management
12 36 (13.74%) Security Testing
13 32 (12.21%) Risk Analysis
14 28 (10.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 26 (9.92%) Ethical Hacking
16 25 (9.54%) Data Loss Prevention
17 24 (9.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.67%) Perl
2 4 (1.53%) C
2 4 (1.53%) Java
2 4 (1.53%) PHP
2 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
3 3 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 258 (98.47%) CISSP
2 94 (35.88%) CISA
3 70 (26.72%) Degree
4 57 (21.76%) CRISC
5 45 (17.18%) CEH
6 33 (12.60%) GIAC
7 23 (8.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 18 (6.87%) CREST Certified
9 16 (6.11%) Security Cleared
10 14 (5.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 13 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (3.05%) SANS
12 8 (3.05%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.29%) CCSE
14 5 (1.91%) CGEIT
14 5 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (1.91%) IISP
15 4 (1.53%) CCSA
15 4 (1.53%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (1.53%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (62.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (31.68%) PCI DSS
3 36 (13.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 22 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 20 (7.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (6.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (5.73%) GDPR
8 10 (3.82%) ISO 22301
9 6 (2.29%) ISO 31000
9 6 (2.29%) NIST 800
10 5 (1.91%) RMADS
10 5 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (1.53%) QA
12 3 (1.15%) COBIT
13 2 (0.76%) BS7799
14 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.38%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 49 (18.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) vSphere
2 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.82%) Nessus
2 9 (3.44%) Nmap
3 8 (3.05%) CSIRT
4 6 (2.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.38%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (5.73%) Cisco
2 13 (4.96%) Splunk
3 11 (4.20%) Qualys
4 9 (3.44%) CheckPoint
4 9 (3.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.44%) NetWitness
5 7 (2.67%) Apple
5 7 (2.67%) Kaspersky
5 7 (2.67%) WatchGuard
6 5 (1.91%) Oracle
7 3 (1.15%) Citrix
8 2 (0.76%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.76%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.76%) hybris
8 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.38%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.38%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.38%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.38%) Tufin