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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 416 563
Rank change year-on-year +14 +147  
Permanent jobs citing CISA 618 707 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.72% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 2.68% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 487 562 367
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.81% +5.76%  

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 21879 26355 30467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.63% 26.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17040 21310 24136
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +6 602 £65,000 +8.33% 44
London +35 344 £67,500 +3.84% 19
North West +5 81 £55,000 +4.26% 10
City of London +24 58 £65,000 +62.50% 3
South East -14 55 £67,500 +17.39% 6
East of England +11 42 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Manchester -13 40 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Yorkshire -2 35 £57,500 +12.74% 5
Cheshire +1 34 £65,000 +23.80% 2
West Yorkshire +20 32 £56,250 +10.29% 4
West Midlands -23 32 £50,000 -2.43%
Hertfordshire +21 28 £56,250 -2.17% 1
Leeds +3 22 £45,000 -11.76% 2
Surrey +12 18 £66,250 +20.45% 3
Birmingham -5 18 £32,500 -45.83%
Crewe - 15 £65,000 -
Warrington -1 9 £60,000 +14.28%
Canary Wharf -5 9 £65,000 -7.14%
Berkshire -15 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
East Sussex +23 8 £49,000 -15.51% 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 8 £70,000 +24.44%
Coventry 0 8 £54,500 +17.20%
Hampshire +36 7 £67,500 +28.57%
Bedfordshire +22 7 £56,000 +15.46% 1
Reading +16 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +1 6 £57,500 -4.16%
Luton - 6 £56,000 -
Walsall - 6 £63,500 -
Kent +13 5 £70,000 +33.33%
St Albans +5 5 £47,500 -20.83%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1000 (85.40%) CISSP
2 873 (74.55%) CISM
3 839 (71.65%) Information Security
4 491 (41.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 477 (40.73%) Finance
6 408 (34.84%) Risk Management
7 306 (26.13%) Degree
8 287 (24.51%) Cybersecurity
9 252 (21.52%) Management Information System
10 242 (20.67%) Data Protection
11 209 (17.85%) ITIL
12 208 (17.76%) PCI DSS
13 194 (16.57%) IT Audit
14 187 (15.97%) SIEM
14 187 (15.97%) CRISC
15 163 (13.92%) Security Management
16 158 (13.49%) Firewall
17 154 (13.15%) Banking
18 148 (12.64%) Internal Audit
19 147 (12.55%) Security Architecture
20 134 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
21 132 (11.27%) Linux
22 117 (9.99%) Risk Assessment
23 116 (9.91%) Security Operations
24 115 (9.82%) GIAC
24 115 (9.82%) Windows
25 114 (9.74%) COBIT
26 109 (9.31%) Project Management
26 109 (9.31%) Legal
27 108 (9.22%) Oracle

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 20 (1.71%) IIS
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (0.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.17%) Apache
3 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.085%) CMS
4 1 (0.085%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.085%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) Maya
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.11%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.34%) assyst
6 4 (0.34%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.34%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.085%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.45%) SaaS
4 15 (1.28%) IaaS
5 13 (1.11%) Office 365
6 11 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.43%) PaaS
9 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.17%) G Suite
11 1 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 158 (13.49%) Firewall
2 62 (5.29%) Network Security
3 47 (4.01%) Intrusion Detection
4 39 (3.33%) Internet
5 37 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 26 (2.22%) Wireless
7 15 (1.28%) WAN
8 14 (1.20%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (1.20%) LAN
9 13 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (0.85%) NetScreen
10 10 (0.85%) SSL
11 9 (0.77%) Wireless Security
12 8 (0.68%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.68%) Value-Added Service
12 8 (0.68%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.51%) HTTP
13 6 (0.51%) VoIP
14 4 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.11%) GIS
2 8 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.26%) MySQL
4 3 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.17%) Big Data
6 1 (0.085%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.085%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.085%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.085%) Ingres
6 1 (0.085%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.085%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.085%) QlikView
6 1 (0.085%) Redis
6 1 (0.085%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.94%) Burp Suite
3 8 (0.68%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.43%) AppScan
4 5 (0.43%) Paros
5 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.17%) WebScarab
6 1 (0.085%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.085%) Subversion
General
1 477 (40.73%) Finance
2 154 (13.15%) Banking
3 109 (9.31%) Legal
4 66 (5.64%) Retail
5 21 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.54%) Law
6 18 (1.54%) Local Government
7 14 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.94%) Marketing
9 9 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.77%) Publishing
10 8 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
12 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.34%) Electronics
13 4 (0.34%) Games
13 4 (0.34%) Military
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 231 (19.73%) Analyst
2 195 (16.65%) Security Analyst
2 195 (16.65%) Security Manager
3 156 (13.32%) Consultant
4 132 (11.27%) Security Consultant
5 122 (10.42%) Information Analyst
6 118 (10.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 110 (9.39%) IT Manager
8 102 (8.71%) Risk Manager
9 98 (8.37%) Information Security Manager
10 94 (8.03%) Information Manager
11 81 (6.92%) Security Officer
12 74 (6.32%) Audit Manager
13 72 (6.15%) IT Audit Manager
14 60 (5.12%) Information Security Officer
15 58 (4.95%) Security Engineer
16 56 (4.78%) Architect
16 56 (4.78%) Cybersecurity Manager
17 54 (4.61%) IT Analyst
17 54 (4.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.53%) SailPoint
2 13 (1.11%) Web Services
3 10 (0.85%) 802.1X
4 9 (0.77%) boto
5 4 (0.34%) .NET
5 4 (0.34%) Middleware
5 4 (0.34%) OAuth
5 4 (0.34%) RESTful
6 3 (0.26%) XML
7 2 (0.17%) CGI
7 2 (0.17%) HTML
8 1 (0.085%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.085%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.085%) LAMP
8 1 (0.085%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.085%) Node.js
8 1 (0.085%) REST
8 1 (0.085%) SAML
8 1 (0.085%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 252 (21.52%) Management Information System
2 106 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (8.71%) Data Protection Act
4 94 (8.03%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.42%) CESG
6 27 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
7 19 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.37%) Internet of Things
9 16 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 15 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
11 13 (1.11%) Cybercrime
12 12 (1.02%) NHS
13 10 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
13 10 (0.85%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.85%) PMI
14 9 (0.77%) Clustering
14 9 (0.77%) Fintech
15 8 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.27%) Linux
2 115 (9.82%) Windows
3 28 (2.39%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.96%) Unix
5 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.43%) Android
7 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.26%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.17%) HPUX
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.085%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.085%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (71.65%) Information Security
2 408 (34.84%) Risk Management
3 287 (24.51%) Cybersecurity
4 242 (20.67%) Data Protection
5 209 (17.85%) ITIL
6 194 (16.57%) IT Audit
7 187 (15.97%) SIEM
8 163 (13.92%) Security Management
9 148 (12.64%) Internal Audit
10 147 (12.55%) Security Architecture
11 134 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 117 (9.99%) Risk Assessment
13 116 (9.91%) Security Operations
14 109 (9.31%) Project Management
15 103 (8.80%) PRINCE2
16 100 (8.54%) Information Security Management
17 81 (6.92%) Incident Management
18 79 (6.75%) Vulnerability Management
19 76 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
20 74 (6.32%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 34 (2.90%) Perl
2 32 (2.73%) C
3 30 (2.56%) Python
4 26 (2.22%) Ruby
5 23 (1.96%) Java
5 23 (1.96%) SQL
6 15 (1.28%) C++
6 15 (1.28%) PHP
7 12 (1.02%) C#
8 11 (0.94%) Bourne shell
8 11 (0.94%) Korn
9 6 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.17%) VBScript
12 1 (0.085%) Go
12 1 (0.085%) Scala
12 1 (0.085%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1000 (85.40%) CISSP
2 873 (74.55%) CISM
3 306 (26.13%) Degree
4 187 (15.97%) CRISC
5 115 (9.82%) GIAC
6 105 (8.97%) CEH
7 101 (8.63%) SANS
8 97 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (5.38%) Master's Degree
10 60 (5.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 57 (4.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 56 (4.78%) Security Cleared
13 48 (4.10%) CCSP
13 48 (4.10%) CompTIA Security+
13 48 (4.10%) Security+ Certification
14 46 (3.93%) CESG Certified Professional
15 45 (3.84%) GSEC
16 42 (3.59%) GISF
17 41 (3.50%) SC Cleared
18 39 (3.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (41.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 208 (17.76%) PCI DSS
3 114 (9.74%) COBIT
4 79 (6.75%) GDPR
5 69 (5.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 56 (4.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 52 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 34 (2.90%) ISO 22301
9 29 (2.48%) ISO 9001
10 20 (1.71%) SLA
11 19 (1.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 13 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.85%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.85%) QA
14 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 8 (0.68%) COSO
16 6 (0.51%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.51%) NIST 800
16 6 (0.51%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 41 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) vSphere
2 2 (0.17%) Xen
3 1 (0.085%) Docker
3 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 67 (5.72%) Nessus
2 54 (4.61%) McAfee ePO
3 34 (2.90%) SCCM
4 29 (2.48%) PowerBroker
5 17 (1.45%) Puppet
6 16 (1.37%) Ansible
7 15 (1.28%) QRadar
7 15 (1.28%) RSA Security Analytics
8 14 (1.20%) Core Impact
8 14 (1.20%) Nexpose
8 14 (1.20%) OpenVAS
8 14 (1.20%) WSUS
9 10 (0.85%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.51%) CSIRT
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.26%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.26%) Nmap
13 3 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 108 (9.22%) Oracle
2 79 (6.75%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.55%) Splunk
4 58 (4.95%) CyberArk
5 57 (4.87%) McAfee
6 49 (4.18%) Cisco
7 47 (4.01%) Palo Alto
8 45 (3.84%) Aveksa
9 42 (3.59%) Symantec
10 37 (3.16%) SAP
11 34 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 30 (2.56%) LogRhythm
13 29 (2.48%) Bomgar
14 27 (2.31%) Qualys
15 25 (2.13%) AlienVault
16 24 (2.05%) SolarWinds
17 17 (1.45%) Juniper
18 16 (1.37%) Fortinet
19 15 (1.28%) ArcSight
20 13 (1.11%) Cybereason
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £140000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haysfm
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-£50k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago