The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 336 436
Rank change year-on-year +30 +100  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 877 916 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.94% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 3.54% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 726 718 543
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 £43,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.79%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21989 25899 30478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.59% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17158 20956 24185
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the UK

CISM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CISM in the UK

CISM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CISM in the UK

CISM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +18 848 £65,000 +6.55% 86
London +51 472 £70,000 +3.70% 26
South East +8 97 £60,000 - 22
North West -5 87 £60,000 +9.09% 13
City of London +40 73 £65,000 - 2
East of England +5 60 £53,750 +2.38% 7
West Midlands -29 47 £43,354 -22.92% 2
Manchester -23 43 £60,000 -7.69% 9
Yorkshire -7 38 £57,500 +12.74% 4
West Yorkshire +22 36 £57,500 +12.74% 3
Surrey +7 35 £58,750 -5.62% 7
Cheshire -1 35 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Hertfordshire -15 35 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Leeds +8 29 £52,500 +2.94% 3
Birmingham -14 27 £32,500 -45.83%
South West -16 27 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Berkshire -26 18 £58,000 -3.33% 4
Reading +2 15 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Scotland -14 13 £64,250 +19.53% 3
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
Staines +5 12 £53,000 -18.46% 4
Canary Wharf -2 11 £67,500 -21.73%
Hampshire +21 10 £63,500 +5.83% 4
Warrington -8 10 £62,500 +38.88%
Bristol -28 10 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £63,750 - 2
Bedfordshire +30 9 £50,000 +3.09% 2
North East +17 9 £56,250 +52.02% 4
East Sussex +16 9 £45,000 -22.41% 2
Kent +8 9 £60,000 +9.09% 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for CISM.

1 1692 (96.03%) CISSP
2 1266 (71.85%) Information Security
3 868 (49.26%) CISA
4 776 (44.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 619 (35.13%) Finance
6 576 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
7 488 (27.70%) Risk Management
8 402 (22.81%) PCI DSS
9 400 (22.70%) SIEM
10 388 (22.02%) ITIL
11 374 (21.23%) Degree
12 357 (20.26%) Data Protection
13 355 (20.15%) Firewall
14 335 (19.01%) Management Information System
15 282 (16.00%) Security Operations
16 260 (14.76%) Security Management
17 258 (14.64%) Linux
18 251 (14.25%) Security Architecture
19 250 (14.19%) Windows
20 216 (12.26%) Vulnerability Management
21 213 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 211 (11.98%) SANS
23 194 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
24 188 (10.67%) CEH
25 177 (10.05%) Data Protection Act
26 176 (9.99%) CRISC
27 170 (9.65%) Risk Assessment
28 159 (9.02%) Incident Management
29 157 (8.91%) Legal
30 156 (8.85%) GIAC

CISM
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 38 (2.16%) IIS
2 11 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.23%) Apache
4 2 (0.11%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.057%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.057%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.057%) CMS
5 1 (0.057%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.057%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) Maya
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.74%) assyst
3 12 (0.68%) Sentinel
4 11 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.82%) Office 365
4 22 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.14%) SaaS
6 17 (0.96%) IaaS
7 12 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.45%) PaaS
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.17%) G Suite
11 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.057%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.057%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 355 (20.15%) Firewall
2 156 (8.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 149 (8.46%) Network Security
4 136 (7.72%) TCP/IP
5 59 (3.35%) WAN
6 56 (3.18%) Internet
7 54 (3.06%) LAN
8 38 (2.16%) VPN
9 27 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (1.42%) HTTP
11 22 (1.25%) DNS
12 21 (1.19%) Wireless
13 18 (1.02%) SSL
14 15 (0.85%) VoIP
15 14 (0.79%) HTTPS
16 12 (0.68%) IPsec
17 11 (0.62%) LDAP
18 10 (0.57%) Wireshark
19 9 (0.51%) Kerberos
20 8 (0.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.57%) Big Data
3 7 (0.40%) GIS
4 5 (0.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.23%) MySQL
5 4 (0.23%) ZAP BI
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.057%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.057%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.057%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.057%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.057%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.79%) Burp Suite
3 10 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 6 (0.34%) Fiddler
5 5 (0.28%) AppScan
5 5 (0.28%) Paros
6 2 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.11%) Subversion
6 2 (0.11%) WebScarab
7 1 (0.057%) Git (software)
General
1 619 (35.13%) Finance
2 157 (8.91%) Legal
3 154 (8.74%) Banking
4 70 (3.97%) Retail
5 68 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.70%) Marketing
7 27 (1.53%) Law
8 21 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.02%) French Language
10 18 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 17 (0.96%) Dutch Language
12 16 (0.91%) German Language
12 16 (0.91%) Italian Language
13 13 (0.74%) Advertising
13 13 (0.74%) Electronics
14 12 (0.68%) Digital Economy
14 12 (0.68%) Local Government
15 10 (0.57%) Games
16 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 426 (24.18%) Security Manager
2 400 (22.70%) Analyst
3 331 (18.79%) Security Analyst
4 217 (12.32%) Consultant
5 184 (10.44%) Security Consultant
6 156 (8.85%) Information Analyst
7 155 (8.80%) Information Manager
8 154 (8.74%) Information Security Manager
9 153 (8.68%) Information Security Analyst
10 125 (7.09%) Security Engineer
11 119 (6.75%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 107 (6.07%) IT Manager
13 105 (5.96%) Architect
14 101 (5.73%) Security Architect
15 98 (5.56%) Security Specialist
16 92 (5.22%) IT Analyst
17 90 (5.11%) Security Officer
18 88 (4.99%) IT Security Manager
19 78 (4.43%) IT Security Analyst
20 76 (4.31%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.01%) SailPoint
2 18 (1.02%) Web Services
3 9 (0.51%) 802.1X
3 9 (0.51%) boto
3 9 (0.51%) Middleware
3 9 (0.51%) RESTful
4 6 (0.34%) .NET
5 4 (0.23%) OAuth
5 4 (0.23%) XML
6 3 (0.17%) HTML
7 2 (0.11%) CGI
7 2 (0.11%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.11%) REST
8 1 (0.057%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.057%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.057%) HTML5
8 1 (0.057%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.057%) Node.js
8 1 (0.057%) SOAP
8 1 (0.057%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 335 (19.01%) Management Information System
2 177 (10.05%) Data Protection Act
3 152 (8.63%) Computer Science
4 118 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.52%) CESG
6 52 (2.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 51 (2.89%) Cyber Attack
8 50 (2.84%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
10 32 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 25 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
11 25 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
12 23 (1.31%) PKI
13 17 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 17 (0.96%) NHS
14 16 (0.91%) Fintech
15 15 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
15 15 (0.85%) Driving Licence
15 15 (0.85%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 258 (14.64%) Linux
2 250 (14.19%) Windows
3 110 (6.24%) Unix
4 86 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 25 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.74%) Android
10 8 (0.45%) CentOS
11 7 (0.40%) Kali Linux
11 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.23%) Solaris
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.11%) HPUX
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.057%) AIX
15 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1266 (71.85%) Information Security
2 576 (32.69%) Cybersecurity
3 488 (27.70%) Risk Management
4 400 (22.70%) SIEM
5 388 (22.02%) ITIL
6 357 (20.26%) Data Protection
7 282 (16.00%) Security Operations
8 260 (14.76%) Security Management
9 251 (14.25%) Security Architecture
10 216 (12.26%) Vulnerability Management
11 213 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 194 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
13 170 (9.65%) Risk Assessment
14 159 (9.02%) Incident Management
15 145 (8.23%) Information Security Management
16 140 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 137 (7.78%) Business Continuity
18 136 (7.72%) Project Management
19 124 (7.04%) Security Monitoring
20 120 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (3.58%) SQL
2 56 (3.18%) Python
3 40 (2.27%) C
3 40 (2.27%) Perl
4 28 (1.59%) Java
5 21 (1.19%) Ruby
6 20 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 19 (1.08%) PHP
8 14 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 12 (0.68%) C#
10 11 (0.62%) C++
11 10 (0.57%) Bourne shell
11 10 (0.57%) Korn
12 1 (0.057%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.057%) Go
12 1 (0.057%) Scala
12 1 (0.057%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.057%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.057%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1692 (96.03%) CISSP
2 868 (49.26%) CISA
3 374 (21.23%) Degree
4 211 (11.98%) SANS
5 188 (10.67%) CEH
6 176 (9.99%) CRISC
7 156 (8.85%) GIAC
8 148 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
9 143 (8.12%) Security Cleared
10 121 (6.87%) CESG Certified Professional
11 112 (6.36%) SC Cleared
12 85 (4.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 71 (4.03%) GSEC
14 69 (3.92%) CCSP
15 66 (3.75%) SSCP
16 61 (3.46%) GCIH
17 59 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
18 55 (3.12%) CCNP
19 49 (2.78%) GCIA
19 49 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 776 (44.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 402 (22.81%) PCI DSS
3 133 (7.55%) COBIT
4 126 (7.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 107 (6.07%) GDPR
6 101 (5.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 78 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 38 (2.16%) ISO 22301
9 32 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 24 (1.36%) ISO 9001
10 24 (1.36%) SLA
11 23 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 22 (1.25%) NIST 800
13 16 (0.91%) PA-DSS
14 14 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (0.74%) ISO 14001
15 13 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 10 (0.57%) ISO 31000
17 9 (0.51%) Data Quality
17 9 (0.51%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 126 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.85%) Snort
4 8 (0.45%) vSphere
5 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.17%) Xen
7 2 (0.11%) Docker
8 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.057%) Postfix
8 1 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.057%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 102 (5.79%) Nessus
2 53 (3.01%) McAfee ePO
3 45 (2.55%) SCCM
4 42 (2.38%) CSIRT
5 32 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 27 (1.53%) PowerBroker
6 27 (1.53%) QRadar
7 23 (1.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 19 (1.08%) Puppet
9 18 (1.02%) Ansible
10 15 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
11 14 (0.79%) Core Impact
11 14 (0.79%) Nexpose
11 14 (0.79%) OpenVAS
11 14 (0.79%) WSUS
12 13 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 13 (0.74%) Nmap
13 9 (0.51%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.40%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 101 (5.73%) Splunk
2 95 (5.39%) Cisco
3 93 (5.28%) Microsoft
4 85 (4.82%) Oracle
5 68 (3.86%) McAfee
6 60 (3.41%) CheckPoint
6 60 (3.41%) CyberArk
7 57 (3.23%) LogRhythm
8 50 (2.84%) Qualys
9 48 (2.72%) Palo Alto
10 45 (2.55%) AlienVault
10 45 (2.55%) Symantec
11 43 (2.44%) Aveksa
12 33 (1.87%) Sun
13 27 (1.53%) Bomgar
14 25 (1.42%) Apple
15 24 (1.36%) VMware
16 23 (1.31%) ArcSight
17 20 (1.14%) SAP
18 17 (0.96%) Sophos
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Begbies Traynor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago