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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
Rank 295 317 509
Rank change year-on-year +22 +192  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 898 1024 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.99% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 3.58% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 675 842 410
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.78% +1.81%  

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 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
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

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 24 March 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 24 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 +20 856 £62,500 +4.16% 88
London +78 498 £70,000 +7.69% 51
South East -17 88 £60,000 +4.34% 17
East of England +49 72 £45,000 -14.28% 3
City of London +64 64 £65,000 +10.63% 9
West Midlands -1 57 £47,750 -13.18% 8
North West -30 47 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Hertfordshire +32 36 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Yorkshire -14 35 £44,031 -19.94%
South West +1 34 £56,250 -6.25% 2
Essex +38 33 £43,000 -18.09% 1
Birmingham -7 30 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +46 24 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +35 23 £55,000 +0.91% 3
Milton Keynes +25 23 £55,000 +0.91% 3
West Yorkshire -2 22 £44,031 -19.94%
Berkshire -3 19 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Bristol -1 18 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Leeds -6 18 £49,516 -9.97%
Manchester -45 18 £52,500 -13.04% 3
Scotland +15 17 £50,000 -25.92% 3
Surrey +14 16 £61,250 +4.70% 6
Edinburgh -6 16 £50,000 -25.92% 3
Coventry +25 14 £52,500 -6.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 14 £65,000 +52.94%
East Midlands -29 14 £51,500 -4.18% 2
Chelmsford - 13 £43,000 -
Cheshire +14 11 £56,250 +12.50%
Canary Wharf -4 11 £65,000 -23.52%
North East - 11 £45,000 - 2

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1768 (95.83%) CISSP
2 1354 (73.39%) Information Security
3 910 (49.32%) CISA
4 787 (42.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 644 (34.91%) Cybersecurity
6 603 (32.68%) Finance
7 525 (28.46%) Risk Management
8 454 (24.61%) PCI DSS
9 417 (22.60%) Degree
10 395 (21.41%) Management Information System
11 391 (21.19%) ITIL
12 377 (20.43%) Firewall
13 361 (19.57%) SIEM
14 307 (16.64%) Data Protection
15 288 (15.61%) Security Management
16 282 (15.28%) Security Operations
17 268 (14.53%) Vulnerability Management
18 254 (13.77%) Penetration Testing
19 228 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
19 228 (12.36%) Windows
20 226 (12.25%) Security Architecture
21 225 (12.20%) Linux
22 223 (12.09%) Security Cleared
23 220 (11.92%) Risk Assessment
24 219 (11.87%) SANS
25 199 (10.79%) CEH
26 190 (10.30%) GIAC
27 189 (10.24%) Information Security Management
28 185 (10.03%) Banking
29 180 (9.76%) Legal

CISM
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 60 (3.25%) IIS
2 20 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 17 (0.92%) Apache
3 17 (0.92%) JBoss
4 13 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.22%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.11%) CMS
9 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.054%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.36%) MS Office
3 21 (1.14%) MS Project
4 13 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.054%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.68%) Sentinel
2 27 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.76%) assyst
3 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.49%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.38%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.71%) Office 365
3 34 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.46%) SaaS
5 25 (1.36%) IaaS
6 22 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.65%) PaaS
8 10 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.16%) G Suite
9 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.054%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 377 (20.43%) Firewall
2 167 (9.05%) Network Security
3 152 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 142 (7.70%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.82%) HTTP
5 52 (2.82%) LAN
6 47 (2.55%) WAN
7 45 (2.44%) Internet
8 40 (2.17%) VPN
9 24 (1.30%) Wireless
10 23 (1.25%) HTTPS
10 23 (1.25%) LDAP
11 19 (1.03%) DNS
12 18 (0.98%) Kerberos
12 18 (0.98%) SSL
13 15 (0.81%) Wireshark
14 13 (0.70%) MPLS
14 13 (0.70%) SSH
15 10 (0.54%) IPsec
15 10 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (2.49%) Big Data
2 15 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.49%) MySQL
6 7 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.33%) GIS
8 5 (0.27%) ZAP BI
9 4 (0.22%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.16%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.054%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.054%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.054%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (1.14%) Burp Suite
2 12 (0.65%) AppScan
3 11 (0.60%) Paros
4 8 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.38%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.22%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.054%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.054%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.054%) WebScarab
General
1 603 (32.68%) Finance
2 185 (10.03%) Banking
3 180 (9.76%) Legal
4 61 (3.31%) Retail
5 55 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.06%) Marketing
7 33 (1.79%) Law
8 27 (1.46%) Spanish Language
9 26 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.36%) French Language
10 25 (1.36%) German Language
11 19 (1.03%) Italian Language
12 18 (0.98%) Dutch Language
13 16 (0.87%) Games
13 16 (0.87%) Local Government
14 15 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.38%) Electronics
17 6 (0.33%) Advertising
17 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 465 (25.20%) Security Manager
2 402 (21.79%) Analyst
3 344 (18.64%) Security Analyst
4 224 (12.14%) Consultant
5 199 (10.79%) Information Manager
6 184 (9.97%) Security Consultant
7 178 (9.65%) Information Security Manager
8 134 (7.26%) Information Analyst
9 131 (7.10%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 130 (7.05%) Architect
10 130 (7.05%) Information Security Analyst
11 125 (6.78%) IT Manager
12 123 (6.67%) Security Architect
13 121 (6.56%) Security Officer
14 113 (6.12%) IT Analyst
15 110 (5.96%) Security Specialist
16 102 (5.53%) IT Security Manager
17 101 (5.47%) IT Security Analyst
18 98 (5.31%) Security Engineer
19 96 (5.20%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.38%) SailPoint
2 18 (0.98%) Web Services
3 14 (0.76%) Middleware
4 12 (0.65%) SAML
5 11 (0.60%) SPNEGO
5 11 (0.60%) XACML
6 10 (0.54%) .NET
6 10 (0.54%) Node.js
7 9 (0.49%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (0.43%) RESTful
9 7 (0.38%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.38%) boto
10 4 (0.22%) SPML
11 3 (0.16%) OAuth
12 2 (0.11%) J2EE
12 2 (0.11%) REST
12 2 (0.11%) XML
13 1 (0.054%) HTML
13 1 (0.054%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 395 (21.41%) Management Information System
2 158 (8.56%) Data Protection Act
3 157 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 103 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (4.39%) Data Centre
6 79 (4.28%) Security Operations Centre
7 69 (3.74%) CESG
8 64 (3.47%) Cyber Attack
9 42 (2.28%) PKI
10 40 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
11 32 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 25 (1.36%) Fintech
12 25 (1.36%) Mainframe
13 21 (1.14%) Driving Licence
14 19 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
15 17 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
16 15 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
17 14 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 228 (12.36%) Windows
2 225 (12.20%) Linux
3 104 (5.64%) Unix
4 62 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.68%) Mac OS X
6 31 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.33%) Android
11 5 (0.27%) AIX
11 5 (0.27%) CentOS
11 5 (0.27%) Debian
11 5 (0.27%) Solaris
11 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.11%) VMS
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1354 (73.39%) Information Security
2 644 (34.91%) Cybersecurity
3 525 (28.46%) Risk Management
4 391 (21.19%) ITIL
5 361 (19.57%) SIEM
6 307 (16.64%) Data Protection
7 288 (15.61%) Security Management
8 282 (15.28%) Security Operations
9 268 (14.53%) Vulnerability Management
10 254 (13.77%) Penetration Testing
11 228 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 226 (12.25%) Security Architecture
13 220 (11.92%) Risk Assessment
14 189 (10.24%) Information Security Management
15 178 (9.65%) Incident Management
16 159 (8.62%) Business Continuity
17 156 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 152 (8.24%) Identity Access Management
19 148 (8.02%) Security Monitoring
20 147 (7.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 64 (3.47%) SQL
2 42 (2.28%) C
3 35 (1.90%) Java
4 30 (1.63%) Python
5 28 (1.52%) Perl
6 20 (1.08%) Ruby
7 16 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.70%) PHP
9 12 (0.65%) Bourne shell
9 12 (0.65%) Korn
9 12 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.54%) Scala
11 4 (0.22%) C#
11 4 (0.22%) C++
12 1 (0.054%) Go
12 1 (0.054%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1768 (95.83%) CISSP
2 910 (49.32%) CISA
3 417 (22.60%) Degree
4 223 (12.09%) Security Cleared
5 219 (11.87%) SANS
6 199 (10.79%) CEH
7 190 (10.30%) GIAC
8 167 (9.05%) SC Cleared
9 161 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
9 161 (8.73%) CRISC
10 109 (5.91%) CESG Certified Professional
11 96 (5.20%) CISMP
12 72 (3.90%) CCNP
13 69 (3.74%) SSCP
14 67 (3.63%) CompTIA Security+
14 67 (3.63%) Security+ Certification
15 65 (3.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 58 (3.14%) GSEC
17 55 (2.98%) GCIH
18 51 (2.76%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 787 (42.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 454 (24.61%) PCI DSS
3 180 (9.76%) COBIT
4 91 (4.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 69 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 48 (2.60%) GDPR
7 42 (2.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 38 (2.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 27 (1.46%) RMADS
10 25 (1.36%) ISO22301
10 25 (1.36%) ISO27002
11 24 (1.30%) GPG13
11 24 (1.30%) QA
12 22 (1.19%) SLA
13 11 (0.60%) PMO
14 10 (0.54%) JSP 440
15 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 7 (0.38%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.38%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 131 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.43%) Snort
4 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.27%) XenServer
6 4 (0.22%) IAG
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.16%) Xen
8 1 (0.054%) Docker
8 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (3.63%) Nessus
2 50 (2.71%) CSIRT
3 42 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
4 31 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 28 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 23 (1.25%) PowerBroker
7 20 (1.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 12 (0.65%) SCCM
9 11 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.54%) Ansible
10 10 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.54%) HP Fortify
10 10 (0.54%) Puppet
10 10 (0.54%) SCOM
10 10 (0.54%) WebInspect
11 9 (0.49%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (0.38%) Nagios
13 5 (0.27%) QRadar
14 4 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 105 (5.69%) Microsoft
2 97 (5.26%) Oracle
3 84 (4.55%) Cisco
4 73 (3.96%) Splunk
5 59 (3.20%) Intel Security
6 57 (3.09%) Qualys
7 49 (2.66%) CyberArk
8 34 (1.84%) CheckPoint
9 30 (1.63%) Apple
9 30 (1.63%) ArcSight
10 28 (1.52%) SAP
11 27 (1.46%) Palo Alto
12 26 (1.41%) Aveksa
12 26 (1.41%) Symantec
12 26 (1.41%) VMware
13 24 (1.30%) Sun
14 23 (1.25%) Bomgar
14 23 (1.25%) Cybereason
15 16 (0.87%) HP
16 15 (0.81%) Citrix
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