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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 472 592
Rank change year-on-year +68 +120  
Permanent jobs citing CISA 562 581 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 2.01% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 456 448 261
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 £90,000 £82,500 £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 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
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 £72,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +50 533 £60,000 - 65
London +110 305 £65,000 +4.00% 41
East of England +44 56 £43,000 -25.21% 2
South East +21 55 £60,000 -4.00% 9
City of London +51 45 £68,000 +36.00% 9
West Midlands +9 36 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Hertfordshire +31 27 £56,000 -13.84% 1
Essex - 27 £43,000 - 1
Yorkshire +1 25 £55,000 +3.77% 3
North West +6 24 £55,000 -
Hampshire +45 23 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Birmingham +4 19 £42,500 -26.08% 2
West Yorkshire -1 19 £55,000 -1.78% 2
South West +23 18 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Berkshire +24 16 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Leeds +3 16 £49,516 -17.47% 2
Chelmsford - 14 £43,000 -
Scotland +21 12 £47,500 -25.49% 3
Surrey +11 11 £57,500 -10.85% 4
East Midlands -23 11 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Cheshire - 11 £57,500 -
Southampton - 11 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 11 £65,000 -
Reading +30 9 £58,750 -4.08% 4
Coventry +24 8 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh -2 8 £50,000 -25.92% 2
Manchester -23 8 £61,250 -15.51%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £60,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 7 £65,000 - 1
Bristol -2 7 £61,250 -9.25%

For the 6 months to 29 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 1045 (83.73%) CISSP
2 900 (72.12%) CISM
3 880 (70.51%) Information Security
4 497 (39.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 471 (37.74%) Finance
6 410 (32.85%) Risk Management
7 360 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
8 328 (26.28%) Degree
9 254 (20.35%) PCI DSS
10 246 (19.71%) Management Information System
11 222 (17.79%) Data Protection
12 205 (16.43%) ITIL
13 201 (16.11%) IT Audit
14 182 (14.58%) SIEM
15 172 (13.78%) Banking
16 160 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
16 160 (12.82%) Security Management
17 157 (12.58%) CRISC
18 149 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 147 (11.78%) Firewall
19 147 (11.78%) Risk Assessment
20 138 (11.06%) Security Architecture
21 127 (10.18%) COBIT
21 127 (10.18%) Internal Audit
22 124 (9.94%) Legal
23 118 (9.46%) Linux
24 116 (9.29%) CEH
25 115 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
26 113 (9.05%) Oracle
27 112 (8.97%) Information Security Management

CISA
Co-occurring 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 32 (2.56%) IIS
2 18 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.12%) JBoss
5 12 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.56%) Apache
7 5 (0.40%) 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 (0.080%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.080%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 42 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.29%) MS Office
3 25 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.04%) MS Project
6 1 (0.080%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.36%) Sentinel
4 14 (1.12%) assyst
5 9 (0.72%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.48%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.40%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.32%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.24%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.04%) IaaS
4 10 (0.80%) PaaS
5 9 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.56%) Office 365
7 4 (0.32%) SaaS
8 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.16%) G Suite
9 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 147 (11.78%) Firewall
2 58 (4.65%) Network Security
3 33 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (2.00%) Internet
5 23 (1.84%) Wireless
6 19 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.28%) HTTP
8 13 (1.04%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.88%) LDAP
9 11 (0.88%) Wireless Security
10 10 (0.80%) SSL
11 9 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (0.64%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.48%) LAN
15 5 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (0.32%) IPsec
17 3 (0.24%) ATM
17 3 (0.24%) WAN
18 2 (0.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.24%) Big Data
2 19 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 10 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 8 (0.64%) GIS
5 7 (0.56%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.40%) 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 (0.080%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.080%) Ingres
10 1 (0.080%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.080%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (1.28%) Burp Suite
2 11 (0.88%) AppScan
3 10 (0.80%) Paros
4 8 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.40%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.080%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.080%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.080%) Subversion
6 1 (0.080%) WebScarab
General
1 471 (37.74%) Finance
2 172 (13.78%) Banking
3 124 (9.94%) Legal
4 55 (4.41%) Retail
5 27 (2.16%) Law
6 26 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.36%) Marketing
8 14 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.12%) Local Government
9 11 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.48%) Games
10 6 (0.48%) Publishing
11 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.080%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 245 (19.63%) Analyst
2 218 (17.47%) Security Manager
3 201 (16.11%) Security Analyst
4 153 (12.26%) Consultant
5 135 (10.82%) Security Consultant
6 134 (10.74%) Information Manager
7 128 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
8 110 (8.81%) Risk Manager
9 104 (8.33%) Information Analyst
10 102 (8.17%) IT Manager
11 100 (8.01%) Information Security Analyst
12 96 (7.69%) Security Officer
13 88 (7.05%) Architect
14 80 (6.41%) Information Security Officer
14 80 (6.41%) Security Architect
15 66 (5.29%) Security Engineer
16 63 (5.05%) Information Officer
17 59 (4.73%) Audit Manager
18 58 (4.65%) IT Analyst
18 58 (4.65%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.37%) SailPoint
2 12 (0.96%) .NET
3 11 (0.88%) SAML
3 11 (0.88%) Web Services
4 10 (0.80%) Node.js
5 9 (0.72%) AngularJS
5 9 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (0.72%) XACML
6 7 (0.56%) boto
6 7 (0.56%) Middleware
7 6 (0.48%) SPNEGO
8 5 (0.40%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.32%) SPML
10 3 (0.24%) OAuth
10 3 (0.24%) RESTful
11 2 (0.16%) SOAP
11 2 (0.16%) XML
12 1 (0.080%) CGI
12 1 (0.080%) HTML
12 1 (0.080%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 246 (19.71%) Management Information System
2 115 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.29%) Data Protection Act
5 57 (4.57%) CESG
6 41 (3.29%) Data Centre
7 27 (2.16%) PKI
8 23 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
9 21 (1.68%) Fintech
10 18 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
10 18 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 14 (1.12%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
11 14 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.88%) NHS
13 10 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.80%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (0.72%) PMI
15 8 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (9.46%) Linux
2 86 (6.89%) Windows
3 29 (2.32%) Unix
4 18 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.24%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.080%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.080%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.080%) HPUX
9 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (70.51%) Information Security
2 410 (32.85%) Risk Management
3 360 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
4 222 (17.79%) Data Protection
5 205 (16.43%) ITIL
6 201 (16.11%) IT Audit
7 182 (14.58%) SIEM
8 160 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
8 160 (12.82%) Security Management
9 149 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 147 (11.78%) Risk Assessment
11 138 (11.06%) Security Architecture
12 127 (10.18%) Internal Audit
13 112 (8.97%) Information Security Management
14 106 (8.49%) Vulnerability Management
15 103 (8.25%) Security Operations
16 102 (8.17%) Incident Management
17 98 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
18 90 (7.21%) Project Management
19 86 (6.89%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (4.49%) Java
2 44 (3.53%) C
3 38 (3.04%) SQL
4 34 (2.72%) Python
5 31 (2.48%) Perl
6 29 (2.32%) Ruby
7 18 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.28%) PHP
9 13 (1.04%) Bourne shell
9 13 (1.04%) C++
9 13 (1.04%) Korn
10 9 (0.72%) Scala
11 8 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.40%) C#
13 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.16%) VBScript
14 1 (0.080%) Go
Qualifications
1 1045 (83.73%) CISSP
2 900 (72.12%) CISM
3 328 (26.28%) Degree
4 157 (12.58%) CRISC
5 116 (9.29%) CEH
6 111 (8.89%) GIAC
7 95 (7.61%) Security Cleared
8 91 (7.29%) SANS
9 79 (6.33%) SC Cleared
10 61 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (4.89%) SSCP
11 51 (4.09%) CompTIA Security+
11 51 (4.09%) Security+ Certification
12 44 (3.53%) CESG Certified Professional
12 44 (3.53%) CISMP
13 42 (3.37%) PCI QSA
14 39 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 38 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (2.80%) GSEC
17 33 (2.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (39.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 254 (20.35%) PCI DSS
3 127 (10.18%) COBIT
4 58 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 53 (4.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (3.04%) GDPR
7 37 (2.96%) SLA
8 29 (2.32%) ISO22301
9 25 (2.00%) ISO27002
10 24 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 23 (1.84%) QA
12 16 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 11 (0.88%) BS7799
14 10 (0.80%) PMO
15 9 (0.72%) GPG13
15 9 (0.72%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 5 (0.40%) BS25999
17 5 (0.40%) ISO27005
18 4 (0.32%) COSO
System Software
1 40 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.32%) IAG
3 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.16%) Xen
5 1 (0.080%) Docker
5 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 57 (4.57%) Nessus
2 45 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
3 24 (1.92%) PowerBroker
4 21 (1.68%) CSIRT
5 12 (0.96%) SCCM
6 10 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.72%) HP Fortify
7 9 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 9 (0.72%) Puppet
7 9 (0.72%) WebInspect
8 8 (0.64%) Ansible
9 6 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.40%) 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 (0.080%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 113 (9.05%) Oracle
2 94 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 59 (4.73%) Intel Security
4 51 (4.09%) Splunk
5 47 (3.77%) CyberArk
6 38 (3.04%) Cisco
7 37 (2.96%) SAP
8 30 (2.40%) Aveksa
8 30 (2.40%) Qualys
9 24 (1.92%) Bomgar
9 24 (1.92%) Cybereason
9 24 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 20 (1.60%) Symantec
12 19 (1.52%) ArcSight
13 14 (1.12%) Palo Alto
14 12 (0.96%) CA
14 12 (0.96%) Forcepoint
14 12 (0.96%) LogRhythm
14 12 (0.96%) Tripwire
West London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: DOE + extensive packackage
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, family PMI
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £35k - £40k + Bonus + Corporat
Posted: 4 days ago