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

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 341 467
Rank change year-on-year +35 +126  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 859 903 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 0.92% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 3.38% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 686 729 506
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

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 20951 26734 30208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.66% 27.16% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16324 21503 23692
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 £74,000 £69,000 £70,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +41 828 £65,000 +8.33% 92
London +75 485 £70,000 +3.70% 58
City of London +66 82 £67,500 +3.84% 12
South East +3 81 £60,000 +4.34% 10
North West -20 67 £60,000 +9.09% 10
East of England +24 59 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands -11 57 £48,500 -15.65% 4
Hertfordshire +22 39 £65,000 +16.07%
Surrey +22 36 £60,000 +2.12% 4
Yorkshire -2 35 £56,250 +10.29% 5
Manchester -38 32 £60,000 - 6
Birmingham -5 31 £32,500 -45.83%
West Yorkshire +15 30 £55,000 +7.84% 3
Cheshire -1 26 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Leeds -1 24 £50,000 -1.96% 3
South West -6 22 £55,000 -8.33%
Canary Wharf +3 15 £67,500 -21.73%
Essex +6 14 £43,000 -18.09% 3
Welwyn Garden City +16 13 £67,500 +3.84%
Berkshire -2 13 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +8 12 £66,000 -2.22% 1
Coventry +5 11 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Kent +5 11 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Hampshire - 10 £60,000 -
Cornwall - 10 £55,000 -
Warrington -1 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Reading +5 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
St Albans -7 8 £47,500 -32.14%
North East - 8 £45,000 -
East Midlands -7 7 £77,500 +40.90% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1670 (96.03%) CISSP
2 1238 (71.19%) Information Security
3 870 (50.03%) CISA
4 749 (43.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 602 (34.62%) Finance
6 574 (33.01%) Cybersecurity
7 488 (28.06%) Risk Management
8 405 (23.29%) ITIL
9 393 (22.60%) PCI DSS
10 377 (21.68%) Degree
11 375 (21.56%) SIEM
12 352 (20.24%) Management Information System
13 325 (18.69%) Data Protection
14 324 (18.63%) Firewall
15 264 (15.18%) Security Operations
16 258 (14.84%) Security Management
17 247 (14.20%) Linux
18 240 (13.80%) Windows
19 226 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 224 (12.88%) Vulnerability Management
21 218 (12.54%) Security Architecture
22 217 (12.48%) SANS
23 188 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
24 180 (10.35%) GIAC
25 172 (9.89%) Incident Management
26 166 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
26 166 (9.55%) CEH
27 163 (9.37%) Security Cleared
28 161 (9.26%) Banking
29 159 (9.14%) Legal

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 42 (2.42%) IIS
2 12 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.52%) Apache
4 5 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.23%) JBoss
5 4 (0.23%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.12%) CMS
7 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.12%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.058%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.058%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.058%) SAS
8 1 (0.058%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Maya
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.058%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 45 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (0.86%) Sentinel
3 14 (0.81%) assyst
4 5 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.058%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.73%) Office 365
3 22 (1.27%) SaaS
4 21 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.21%) IaaS
5 12 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (0.58%) PaaS
7 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.17%) G Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.058%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 324 (18.63%) Firewall
2 148 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 139 (7.99%) Network Security
4 134 (7.71%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.99%) WAN
6 51 (2.93%) LAN
7 46 (2.65%) Internet
8 39 (2.24%) VPN
9 33 (1.90%) HTTP
10 22 (1.27%) DNS
11 21 (1.21%) Wireless
12 18 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.92%) HTTPS
13 16 (0.92%) SSL
14 15 (0.86%) LDAP
15 13 (0.75%) Wireshark
16 12 (0.69%) Kerberos
16 12 (0.69%) SSH
17 10 (0.58%) IPsec
18 9 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.55%) Big Data
2 16 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.40%) MySQL
4 6 (0.35%) GIS
4 6 (0.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.29%) ZAP BI
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.17%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.17%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.058%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.058%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.058%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.058%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.058%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Burp Suite
2 12 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.40%) Fiddler
3 7 (0.40%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.29%) AppScan
4 5 (0.29%) Paros
5 2 (0.12%) WebScarab
6 1 (0.058%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.058%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.058%) Subversion
General
1 602 (34.62%) Finance
2 161 (9.26%) Banking
3 159 (9.14%) Legal
4 66 (3.80%) Retail
5 51 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.61%) Law
6 28 (1.61%) Marketing
7 21 (1.21%) French Language
7 21 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 20 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.09%) Italian Language
10 18 (1.04%) Dutch Language
11 17 (0.98%) German Language
12 13 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.69%) Games
13 12 (0.69%) Local Government
14 10 (0.58%) Advertising
15 9 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 430 (24.73%) Security Manager
2 404 (23.23%) Analyst
3 339 (19.49%) Security Analyst
4 204 (11.73%) Consultant
5 169 (9.72%) Security Consultant
6 159 (9.14%) Information Manager
7 156 (8.97%) Information Security Manager
8 150 (8.63%) Information Analyst
9 146 (8.40%) Information Security Analyst
10 124 (7.13%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 116 (6.67%) Architect
12 111 (6.38%) Security Architect
13 104 (5.98%) IT Manager
14 97 (5.58%) IT Analyst
15 95 (5.46%) Security Officer
16 94 (5.41%) Security Engineer
17 88 (5.06%) Security Specialist
18 86 (4.95%) IT Security Analyst
19 83 (4.77%) IT Security Manager
20 81 (4.66%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (2.99%) SailPoint
2 14 (0.81%) Web Services
3 10 (0.58%) Middleware
4 9 (0.52%) 802.1X
4 9 (0.52%) boto
5 8 (0.46%) RESTful
6 5 (0.29%) .NET
7 4 (0.23%) OAuth
7 4 (0.23%) SPNEGO
8 3 (0.17%) Node.js
8 3 (0.17%) SAML
8 3 (0.17%) XML
9 2 (0.12%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.12%) CGI
9 2 (0.12%) HTML
9 2 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.12%) REST
9 2 (0.12%) XACML
10 1 (0.058%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 352 (20.24%) Management Information System
2 158 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 141 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 114 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (3.97%) CESG
6 62 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 54 (3.11%) Cyber Attack
8 49 (2.82%) Data Centre
9 33 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
10 30 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
11 24 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (1.09%) PKI
13 18 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
13 18 (1.04%) Fintech
14 16 (0.92%) Mainframe
14 16 (0.92%) NHS
15 15 (0.86%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
16 14 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 247 (14.20%) Linux
2 240 (13.80%) Windows
3 111 (6.38%) Unix
4 74 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.50%) Mac OS X
8 23 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.58%) Android
10 8 (0.46%) CentOS
10 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.29%) Solaris
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.17%) Debian
14 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1238 (71.19%) Information Security
2 574 (33.01%) Cybersecurity
3 488 (28.06%) Risk Management
4 405 (23.29%) ITIL
5 375 (21.56%) SIEM
6 325 (18.69%) Data Protection
7 264 (15.18%) Security Operations
8 258 (14.84%) Security Management
9 226 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 224 (12.88%) Vulnerability Management
11 218 (12.54%) Security Architecture
12 188 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
13 172 (9.89%) Incident Management
14 166 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
15 137 (7.88%) Business Continuity
15 137 (7.88%) Information Security Management
16 130 (7.48%) Project Management
17 128 (7.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 125 (7.19%) PRINCE2
19 124 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (3.34%) SQL
2 51 (2.93%) Python
3 40 (2.30%) C
3 40 (2.30%) Perl
4 25 (1.44%) Ruby
5 24 (1.38%) Java
6 18 (1.04%) PHP
7 17 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 15 (0.86%) Bourne shell
8 15 (0.86%) Korn
9 14 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.40%) C#
10 7 (0.40%) C++
11 3 (0.17%) Scala
12 1 (0.058%) Go
12 1 (0.058%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.058%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1670 (96.03%) CISSP
2 870 (50.03%) CISA
3 377 (21.68%) Degree
4 217 (12.48%) SANS
5 180 (10.35%) GIAC
6 166 (9.55%) CEH
7 163 (9.37%) Security Cleared
8 158 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 153 (8.80%) CRISC
10 123 (7.07%) SC Cleared
11 116 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
12 81 (4.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 71 (4.08%) CCSP
14 69 (3.97%) CompTIA Security+
14 69 (3.97%) Security+ Certification
14 69 (3.97%) SSCP
15 68 (3.91%) GSEC
16 63 (3.62%) CCNP
17 61 (3.51%) GCIH
18 53 (3.05%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 749 (43.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 393 (22.60%) PCI DSS
3 154 (8.86%) COBIT
4 92 (5.29%) ISO27002
5 90 (5.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 75 (4.31%) GDPR
7 69 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (1.78%) ISO22301
9 28 (1.61%) SLA
10 27 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 20 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 15 (0.86%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.86%) PA-DSS
13 14 (0.81%) ISO27005
14 11 (0.63%) QA
15 9 (0.52%) ISO 9000
15 9 (0.52%) RMADS
15 9 (0.52%) SSAE 16
16 8 (0.46%) ISO 14001
16 8 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 119 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.58%) Snort
4 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.29%) vSphere
6 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.23%) IAG
7 3 (0.17%) Xen
7 3 (0.17%) XenServer
8 1 (0.058%) Docker
8 1 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 94 (5.41%) Nessus
2 54 (3.11%) McAfee ePO
3 46 (2.65%) CSIRT
4 33 (1.90%) SCCM
5 30 (1.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 29 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 26 (1.50%) PowerBroker
8 21 (1.21%) QRadar
9 19 (1.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 14 (0.81%) Ansible
10 14 (0.81%) Puppet
11 11 (0.63%) Backup Exec
11 11 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
12 9 (0.52%) AirWatch
12 9 (0.52%) Core Impact
12 9 (0.52%) Nexpose
12 9 (0.52%) OpenVAS
12 9 (0.52%) WSUS
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 6 (0.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 96 (5.52%) Oracle
2 92 (5.29%) Splunk
3 88 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 84 (4.83%) Cisco
5 68 (3.91%) McAfee
6 62 (3.57%) CyberArk
7 54 (3.11%) CheckPoint
8 48 (2.76%) Qualys
9 47 (2.70%) LogRhythm
10 42 (2.42%) Palo Alto
11 39 (2.24%) Symantec
12 38 (2.19%) Aveksa
13 35 (2.01%) AlienVault
14 33 (1.90%) Sun
15 26 (1.50%) Bomgar
15 26 (1.50%) VMware
16 24 (1.38%) Apple
17 19 (1.09%) Sophos
18 17 (0.98%) Cybereason
19 16 (0.92%) ArcSight
Guernsey, Channel Isles
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 CAR, £16000 BONUS
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £5.5k Flex Bens + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits inc. bonus and pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Flexi-time + other benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50000 to £60000 + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Base + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE plus generous benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago