The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK
Rank 405 485 596
Rank change year-on-year +80 +111  
Permanent jobs citing CISA 562 568 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 1.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 448 438 255
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £83,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  

CISA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21048 28659 29214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.75% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16595 22967 22930
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CISA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the UK

CISA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CISA in the UK

CISA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISA in the UK

CISA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 532 £60,000 - 68
London +120 302 £65,000 +0.77% 43
South East +39 55 £60,000 - 11
East of England +46 52 £43,000 -25.21% 2
City of London +61 46 £67,750 +23.18% 9
West Midlands +10 37 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North West +4 26 £55,000 -
Essex - 26 £43,000 - 1
Yorkshire -6 25 £55,000 +7.84%
Hertfordshire +35 24 £56,000 -13.84% 1
Hampshire +43 23 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham -6 20 £42,500 -17.07% 3
West Yorkshire +13 19 £55,000 -0.90%
South West +12 19 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +19 17 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Leeds +3 16 £49,516 -17.47%
Scotland +25 13 £47,500 -20.83% 2
East Midlands -16 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Chelmsford - 13 £43,000 -
Southampton - 11 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 11 £57,500 -
Reading +32 10 £58,750 -4.08% 4
Surrey +6 10 £57,500 -3.36% 4
Manchester -15 9 £55,000 -24.13%
Canary Wharf - 9 £65,000 -
Coventry +20 8 £55,000 - 1
Bristol +2 8 £61,250 -9.25% 1
Edinburgh -4 8 £50,000 -21.56% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £60,000 -
Kent +25 6 £60,000 +14.28% 1

CISA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CISA.

1 1065 (83.99%) CISSP
2 910 (71.77%) CISM
3 896 (70.66%) Information Security
4 497 (39.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 470 (37.07%) Finance
6 414 (32.65%) Risk Management
7 372 (29.34%) Cybersecurity
8 329 (25.95%) Degree
9 263 (20.74%) PCI DSS
10 253 (19.95%) Management Information System
11 223 (17.59%) Data Protection
12 205 (16.17%) ITIL
13 202 (15.93%) IT Audit
14 188 (14.83%) SIEM
15 176 (13.88%) Penetration Testing
16 167 (13.17%) Banking
17 162 (12.78%) Security Management
18 159 (12.54%) CRISC
19 154 (12.15%) Firewall
20 151 (11.91%) Risk Assessment
21 149 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
22 141 (11.12%) Security Architecture
23 131 (10.33%) COBIT
24 126 (9.94%) Legal
25 125 (9.86%) CEH
25 125 (9.86%) Internal Audit
26 117 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
27 116 (9.15%) Linux
28 115 (9.07%) Oracle
28 115 (9.07%) Information Security Management

CISA
Top Related IT Skills 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 39 (3.08%) IIS
2 20 (1.58%) WebLogic
3 19 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (1.34%) JBoss
5 13 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.71%) Apache
7 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.16%) CMS
9 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 41 (3.23%) MS Office
2 40 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.03%) MS Project
6 1 (0.079%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.34%) Sentinel
4 14 (1.10%) assyst
5 9 (0.71%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.55%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.32%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.32%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.10%) IaaS
4 11 (0.87%) PaaS
5 9 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.55%) Office 365
7 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.32%) SaaS
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.16%) G Suite
8 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 154 (12.15%) Firewall
2 59 (4.65%) Network Security
3 37 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (1.97%) Internet
5 21 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.66%) Wireless
6 17 (1.34%) HTTP
7 15 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 13 (1.03%) LDAP
9 11 (0.87%) Wireless Security
10 9 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (0.71%) SSL
11 8 (0.63%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.47%) LAN
14 5 (0.39%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (0.32%) IPsec
16 3 (0.24%) ATM
16 3 (0.24%) WAN
17 2 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.29%) Big Data
2 20 (1.58%) Oracle Database
3 10 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 8 (0.63%) GIS
5 7 (0.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.24%) MySQL
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.16%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.079%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.079%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Burp Suite
2 12 (0.95%) AppScan
3 11 (0.87%) Paros
4 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.39%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.079%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.079%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.079%) Subversion
6 1 (0.079%) WebScarab
General
1 470 (37.07%) Finance
2 167 (13.17%) Banking
3 126 (9.94%) Legal
4 58 (4.57%) Retail
5 28 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.97%) Law
7 19 (1.50%) Marketing
8 16 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.95%) Local Government
10 12 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.47%) Games
11 6 (0.47%) Publishing
12 5 (0.39%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 253 (19.95%) Analyst
2 227 (17.90%) Security Manager
3 210 (16.56%) Security Analyst
4 152 (11.99%) Consultant
5 142 (11.20%) Information Manager
6 135 (10.65%) Information Security Manager
7 134 (10.57%) Security Consultant
8 109 (8.60%) Risk Manager
9 105 (8.28%) Information Analyst
10 104 (8.20%) IT Manager
11 101 (7.97%) Information Security Analyst
12 94 (7.41%) Security Officer
13 93 (7.33%) Architect
14 85 (6.70%) Security Architect
15 78 (6.15%) Information Security Officer
16 65 (5.13%) Security Engineer
17 61 (4.81%) Information Officer
17 61 (4.81%) IT Analyst
18 58 (4.57%) Audit Manager
19 57 (4.50%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.08%) SailPoint
2 14 (1.10%) .NET
2 14 (1.10%) Web Services
3 13 (1.03%) SAML
4 11 (0.87%) XACML
5 10 (0.79%) Node.js
6 9 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 9 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (0.63%) SPNEGO
8 7 (0.55%) boto
8 7 (0.55%) Middleware
9 5 (0.39%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.32%) SPML
11 3 (0.24%) OAuth
11 3 (0.24%) RESTful
12 2 (0.16%) SOAP
12 2 (0.16%) XML
13 1 (0.079%) CGI
13 1 (0.079%) HTML
13 1 (0.079%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 253 (19.95%) Management Information System
2 117 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
5 58 (4.57%) CESG
6 40 (3.15%) Data Centre
7 35 (2.76%) PKI
8 23 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
8 23 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 21 (1.66%) Fintech
10 17 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
11 14 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
11 14 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (0.87%) NHS
13 10 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.71%) PMI
15 8 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (9.15%) Linux
2 85 (6.70%) Windows
3 29 (2.29%) Unix
4 18 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.24%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.079%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.079%) HPUX
9 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.079%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (70.66%) Information Security
2 414 (32.65%) Risk Management
3 372 (29.34%) Cybersecurity
4 223 (17.59%) Data Protection
5 205 (16.17%) ITIL
6 202 (15.93%) IT Audit
7 188 (14.83%) SIEM
8 176 (13.88%) Penetration Testing
9 162 (12.78%) Security Management
10 151 (11.91%) Risk Assessment
11 149 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 141 (11.12%) Security Architecture
13 125 (9.86%) Internal Audit
14 115 (9.07%) Information Security Management
15 108 (8.52%) Security Operations
16 107 (8.44%) Vulnerability Management
17 104 (8.20%) Incident Management
18 101 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 90 (7.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 89 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (4.81%) Java
2 43 (3.39%) C
3 38 (3.00%) SQL
4 35 (2.76%) Python
5 30 (2.37%) Perl
6 28 (2.21%) Ruby
7 20 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.26%) PHP
9 13 (1.03%) C++
10 12 (0.95%) Bourne shell
10 12 (0.95%) Korn
11 10 (0.79%) Scala
12 8 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.39%) C#
14 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.16%) VBScript
15 1 (0.079%) Go
Qualifications
1 1065 (83.99%) CISSP
2 910 (71.77%) CISM
3 329 (25.95%) Degree
4 159 (12.54%) CRISC
5 125 (9.86%) CEH
6 110 (8.68%) GIAC
7 99 (7.81%) Security Cleared
8 91 (7.18%) SANS
9 82 (6.47%) SC Cleared
10 61 (4.81%) SSCP
11 59 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
12 51 (4.02%) CompTIA Security+
12 51 (4.02%) Security+ Certification
13 44 (3.47%) CISMP
14 42 (3.31%) PCI QSA
15 41 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
16 37 (2.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 37 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (2.68%) GSEC
18 33 (2.60%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (39.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 263 (20.74%) PCI DSS
3 131 (10.33%) COBIT
4 58 (4.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 56 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (3.00%) GDPR
6 38 (3.00%) SLA
7 28 (2.21%) ISO22301
8 24 (1.89%) QA
9 23 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 22 (1.74%) ISO27002
11 15 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (0.87%) BS7799
12 11 (0.87%) GPG13
12 11 (0.87%) PMO
13 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.24%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 46 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.32%) IAG
2 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.16%) Xen
4 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.079%) Docker
4 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 59 (4.65%) Nessus
2 40 (3.15%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (1.81%) PowerBroker
4 21 (1.66%) CSIRT
5 11 (0.87%) SCCM
6 10 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.79%) HP Fortify
6 10 (0.79%) WebInspect
7 9 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 9 (0.71%) Puppet
8 8 (0.63%) Ansible
9 7 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.39%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.32%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.16%) Nagios
12 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
13 1 (0.079%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 115 (9.07%) Oracle
2 93 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 55 (4.34%) Intel Security
4 50 (3.94%) Splunk
5 43 (3.39%) CyberArk
6 41 (3.23%) SAP
7 38 (3.00%) Cisco
8 33 (2.60%) Qualys
9 26 (2.05%) Aveksa
10 25 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.89%) ArcSight
12 23 (1.81%) Bomgar
12 23 (1.81%) Cybereason
13 19 (1.50%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.26%) Symantec
15 12 (0.95%) Forcepoint
15 12 (0.95%) LogRhythm
15 12 (0.95%) Tripwire
16 11 (0.87%) Fortinet
16 11 (0.87%) Palo Alto
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