Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 301 334
Rank change year-on-year +23 +33 +120
Permanent jobs citing CISM 303 284 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 3.43% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 216 210 215
South East median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
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 7,857 8,287 10,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.17% 27.10% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,058 6,747 8,795
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +66 120 £62,500 +4.17% 9
Berkshire +63 97 £61,500 +6.03% 9
Surrey +9 68 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Hampshire -19 47 £65,000 - 10
Kent +27 28 £60,000 -14.29% 2
East Sussex -7 24 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +33 20 £65,000 -13.33%
West Sussex -7 7 £60,000 +38.73% 1
Middlesex +9 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £60,000 -4.00%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 286 (94.39%) CISSP
2 214 (70.63%) Information Security
3 151 (49.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 134 (44.22%) CISA
5 118 (38.94%) Cybersecurity
6 86 (28.38%) Finance
7 78 (25.74%) Risk Management
8 76 (25.08%) Management Information System
9 72 (23.76%) CEH
10 70 (23.10%) Firewall
11 65 (21.45%) ITIL
12 62 (20.46%) Degree
13 61 (20.13%) SIEM
14 49 (16.17%) SSCP
15 46 (15.18%) PCI DSS
15 46 (15.18%) Vulnerability Management
16 43 (14.19%) Data Protection
17 38 (12.54%) TOGAF
18 37 (12.21%) Network Security
18 37 (12.21%) CRISC
19 36 (11.88%) Linux
20 35 (11.55%) SANS
20 35 (11.55%) Security Operations
21 34 (11.22%) Security Management
21 34 (11.22%) Risk Assessment
22 33 (10.89%) Information Security Management
22 33 (10.89%) OWASP
23 32 (10.56%) COBIT
23 32 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (10.56%) GDPR

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 6 (1.98%) IIS
2 4 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
2 4 (1.32%) WordPress
3 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.30%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.99%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.31%) Office 365
4 5 (1.65%) IaaS
4 5 (1.65%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (23.10%) Firewall
2 37 (12.21%) Network Security
3 18 (5.94%) SCCP
4 17 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.96%) Broadband
6 9 (2.97%) VPN
7 8 (2.64%) IPsec
7 8 (2.64%) SSL
8 7 (2.31%) Internet
8 7 (2.31%) LAN
9 6 (1.98%) WAN
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.99%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.99%) SSH
12 2 (0.66%) FTP
12 2 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.66%) Wireless
13 1 (0.33%) Intranet
13 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.29%) Big Data
2 12 (3.96%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
General
1 86 (28.38%) Finance
2 22 (7.26%) Legal
3 20 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.65%) Retail
6 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (21.12%) Analyst
2 51 (16.83%) Security Analyst
3 49 (16.17%) Consultant
4 46 (15.18%) Security Consultant
4 46 (15.18%) Security Manager
5 32 (10.56%) Information Manager
5 32 (10.56%) Security Engineer
6 29 (9.57%) Information Analyst
6 29 (9.57%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (9.57%) Information Security Manager
7 28 (9.24%) IT Engineer
7 28 (9.24%) IT Security Engineer
8 27 (8.91%) Security Officer
9 24 (7.92%) Architect
9 24 (7.92%) Security Architect
9 24 (7.92%) Senior Security Engineer
10 20 (6.60%) IT Manager
10 20 (6.60%) Senior IT Engineer
11 19 (6.27%) Risk Manager
12 18 (5.94%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.97%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.65%) LAMP
3 4 (1.32%) Node.js
3 4 (1.32%) REST
4 3 (0.99%) LDAP
5 2 (0.66%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.33%) HTML5
6 1 (0.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.08%) Management Information System
2 28 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (7.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (6.93%) Computer Science
6 19 (6.27%) Data Protection Act
7 16 (5.28%) PKI
8 14 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.63%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (1.65%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.99%) CESG
13 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.66%) SCADA
14 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.33%) Life Science
14 1 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.88%) Linux
2 29 (9.57%) Windows
3 5 (1.65%) CentOS
4 4 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (70.63%) Information Security
2 118 (38.94%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (25.74%) Risk Management
4 65 (21.45%) ITIL
5 61 (20.13%) SIEM
6 46 (15.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 43 (14.19%) Data Protection
8 38 (12.54%) TOGAF
9 35 (11.55%) Security Operations
10 34 (11.22%) Risk Assessment
10 34 (11.22%) Security Management
11 33 (10.89%) Information Security Management
11 33 (10.89%) OWASP
12 32 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.90%) Information Assurance
14 27 (8.91%) SABSA
15 25 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (8.25%) Security Testing
15 25 (8.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 24 (7.92%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.33%) C
1 1 (0.33%) C#
1 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 286 (94.39%) CISSP
2 134 (44.22%) CISA
3 72 (23.76%) CEH
4 62 (20.46%) Degree
5 49 (16.17%) SSCP
6 37 (12.21%) CRISC
7 35 (11.55%) SANS
8 28 (9.24%) CREST Certified
9 26 (8.58%) Security Cleared
10 23 (7.59%) CESG Certified Professional
10 23 (7.59%) GIAC
11 20 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (5.61%) TOGAF Certification
13 16 (5.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 16 (5.28%) CCSP
14 14 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (4.29%) Master's Degree
16 8 (2.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 8 (2.64%) OSCP
17 7 (2.31%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (49.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (15.18%) PCI DSS
3 32 (10.56%) COBIT
3 32 (10.56%) GDPR
4 24 (7.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (6.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (2.31%) NIST 800
8 4 (1.32%) RMADS
9 3 (0.99%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.66%) IASME
10 2 (0.66%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (5.94%) Nessus
2 11 (3.63%) QRadar
3 9 (2.97%) Core Impact
3 9 (2.97%) Nexpose
3 9 (2.97%) OpenVAS
4 7 (2.31%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.66%) CASB
6 1 (0.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 23 (7.59%) Qualys
2 21 (6.93%) Oracle
3 19 (6.27%) Cisco
4 14 (4.62%) Splunk
5 12 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.63%) SAP
7 10 (3.30%) ArcSight
7 10 (3.30%) LogRhythm
8 9 (2.97%) AlienVault
8 9 (2.97%) Aveksa
8 9 (2.97%) Bomgar
8 9 (2.97%) CyberArk
8 9 (2.97%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.64%) McAfee
9 8 (2.64%) Rapid7
10 4 (1.32%) Juniper
10 4 (1.32%) Symantec
11 3 (0.99%) Trend Micro
12 2 (0.66%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.66%) Palo Alto