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

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 334 440
Rank change year-on-year +21 +106  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 865 917 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.94% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 3.54% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 716 717 536
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 £51,250
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.31%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 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 25 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 +19 837 £65,000 +8.33% 84
London +45 468 £70,000 +3.70% 28
South East -2 94 £60,000 - 20
North West -4 86 £60,000 +9.09% 13
City of London +44 73 £65,000 - 2
East of England +9 60 £53,750 +2.38% 7
West Midlands -31 46 £43,354 -22.92% 3
Manchester -10 43 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire +12 38 £57,500 +12.74% 4
West Yorkshire +20 36 £57,500 +12.74% 3
Cheshire -4 35 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Hertfordshire -15 35 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Surrey +4 33 £60,000 -3.22% 6
Leeds +3 29 £52,500 +2.94% 3
South West -5 26 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Birmingham -16 26 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Berkshire -17 18 £58,000 -3.33% 3
Reading +4 15 £58,000 -3.33%
Cornwall - 13 £55,000 -
Staines +5 12 £53,000 -18.46% 3
Scotland -6 12 £62,500 +16.27% 3
Canary Wharf -2 11 £67,500 -21.73%
Hampshire +17 10 £63,500 +5.83% 4
Warrington -6 10 £62,500 +38.88%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £63,750 - 2
Bedfordshire +26 9 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Kent +7 9 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Essex -1 9 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Bristol -25 9 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 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 1694 (95.98%) CISSP
2 1264 (71.61%) Information Security
3 871 (49.35%) CISA
4 775 (43.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 620 (35.13%) Finance
6 581 (32.92%) Cybersecurity
7 492 (27.88%) Risk Management
8 404 (22.89%) PCI DSS
9 401 (22.72%) SIEM
10 389 (22.04%) ITIL
11 372 (21.08%) Degree
12 356 (20.17%) Data Protection
13 355 (20.11%) Firewall
14 336 (19.04%) Management Information System
15 281 (15.92%) Security Operations
16 261 (14.79%) Security Management
17 258 (14.62%) Linux
18 251 (14.22%) Security Architecture
19 249 (14.11%) Windows
20 218 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
21 216 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
22 212 (12.01%) SANS
23 194 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
24 185 (10.48%) CEH
25 176 (9.97%) Data Protection Act
26 175 (9.92%) CRISC
27 172 (9.75%) Risk Assessment
28 158 (8.95%) Incident Management
29 157 (8.90%) GIAC
29 157 (8.90%) 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 37 (2.10%) 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 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Maya
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.74%) assyst
2 13 (0.74%) Sentinel
3 10 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.81%) Office 365
4 23 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.08%) 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 (20.11%) Firewall
2 156 (8.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 148 (8.39%) Network Security
4 137 (7.76%) TCP/IP
5 59 (3.34%) WAN
6 56 (3.17%) Internet
7 54 (3.06%) LAN
8 38 (2.15%) 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
2 10 (0.57%) GIS
3 5 (0.28%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.23%) MySQL
4 4 (0.23%) ZAP BI
5 3 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.057%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.057%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.057%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.057%) NoSQL
7 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
1 620 (35.13%) Finance
2 157 (8.90%) Legal
3 153 (8.67%) Banking
4 70 (3.97%) Retail
5 67 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.64%) Marketing
7 27 (1.53%) Law
8 20 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.08%) French Language
9 19 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 18 (1.02%) Dutch Language
11 17 (0.96%) German Language
11 17 (0.96%) Italian Language
12 13 (0.74%) Advertising
12 13 (0.74%) Digital Economy
13 12 (0.68%) Electronics
13 12 (0.68%) Local Government
14 10 (0.57%) Games
15 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 429 (24.31%) Security Manager
2 404 (22.89%) Analyst
3 333 (18.87%) Security Analyst
4 216 (12.24%) Consultant
5 183 (10.37%) Security Consultant
6 155 (8.78%) Information Analyst
6 155 (8.78%) Information Manager
7 154 (8.73%) Information Security Manager
8 151 (8.56%) Information Security Analyst
9 122 (6.91%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 122 (6.91%) Security Engineer
10 107 (6.06%) IT Manager
11 104 (5.89%) Architect
12 100 (5.67%) Security Architect
13 98 (5.55%) Security Specialist
14 94 (5.33%) IT Analyst
15 91 (5.16%) Security Officer
16 88 (4.99%) IT Security Manager
17 80 (4.53%) IT Security Analyst
18 77 (4.36%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.00%) 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%) SAML
8 1 (0.057%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 336 (19.04%) Management Information System
2 176 (9.97%) Data Protection Act
3 150 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 120 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.57%) CESG
6 52 (2.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 50 (2.83%) Cyber Attack
7 50 (2.83%) Data Centre
8 35 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
9 31 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 25 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
10 25 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
11 23 (1.30%) PKI
12 17 (0.96%) Mainframe
12 17 (0.96%) NHS
13 16 (0.91%) Fintech
14 15 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
14 15 (0.85%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.79%) Driving Licence
16 13 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 258 (14.62%) Linux
2 249 (14.11%) Windows
3 110 (6.23%) Unix
4 86 (4.87%) 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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1264 (71.61%) Information Security
2 581 (32.92%) Cybersecurity
3 492 (27.88%) Risk Management
4 401 (22.72%) SIEM
5 389 (22.04%) ITIL
6 356 (20.17%) Data Protection
7 281 (15.92%) Security Operations
8 261 (14.79%) Security Management
9 251 (14.22%) Security Architecture
10 218 (12.35%) Vulnerability Management
11 216 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 194 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
13 172 (9.75%) Risk Assessment
14 158 (8.95%) Incident Management
15 146 (8.27%) Information Security Management
16 141 (7.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 138 (7.82%) Business Continuity
18 137 (7.76%) Project Management
19 123 (6.97%) Security Monitoring
20 120 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 63 (3.57%) SQL
2 56 (3.17%) Python
3 40 (2.27%) C
3 40 (2.27%) Perl
4 28 (1.59%) Java
5 21 (1.19%) Ruby
6 20 (1.13%) 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 1694 (95.98%) CISSP
2 871 (49.35%) CISA
3 372 (21.08%) Degree
4 212 (12.01%) SANS
5 185 (10.48%) CEH
6 175 (9.92%) CRISC
7 157 (8.90%) GIAC
8 148 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
9 144 (8.16%) Security Cleared
10 121 (6.86%) CESG Certified Professional
11 113 (6.40%) SC Cleared
12 85 (4.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 71 (4.02%) GSEC
14 69 (3.91%) CCSP
15 64 (3.63%) SSCP
16 61 (3.46%) GCIH
17 60 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
18 55 (3.12%) CCNP
19 50 (2.83%) CompTIA Security+
19 50 (2.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 775 (43.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 404 (22.89%) PCI DSS
3 133 (7.54%) COBIT
4 124 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 107 (6.06%) GDPR
6 102 (5.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 78 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 38 (2.15%) ISO 22301
9 32 (1.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 25 (1.42%) SLA
11 23 (1.30%) ISO 9001
11 23 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 22 (1.25%) NIST 800
13 16 (0.91%) PA-DSS
14 15 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 14 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 13 (0.74%) ISO 14001
17 10 (0.57%) ISO 31000
18 9 (0.51%) ISO 9000
18 9 (0.51%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 128 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.19%) 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
1 101 (5.72%) Nessus
2 53 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
3 45 (2.55%) SCCM
4 42 (2.38%) CSIRT
5 32 (1.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 27 (1.53%) PowerBroker
7 26 (1.47%) QRadar
8 23 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 19 (1.08%) Puppet
10 18 (1.02%) Ansible
11 15 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
12 14 (0.79%) Core Impact
12 14 (0.79%) Nexpose
12 14 (0.79%) OpenVAS
12 14 (0.79%) WSUS
13 13 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 13 (0.74%) Nmap
14 10 (0.57%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.45%) AirWatch
16 6 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 100 (5.67%) Splunk
2 94 (5.33%) Cisco
2 94 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.82%) Oracle
4 67 (3.80%) McAfee
5 63 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 60 (3.40%) CyberArk
7 57 (3.23%) LogRhythm
8 49 (2.78%) Palo Alto
8 49 (2.78%) Qualys
9 45 (2.55%) AlienVault
9 45 (2.55%) Symantec
10 43 (2.44%) Aveksa
11 33 (1.87%) Sun
12 27 (1.53%) Bomgar
13 25 (1.42%) Apple
13 25 (1.42%) VMware
14 22 (1.25%) ArcSight
15 19 (1.08%) SAP
16 18 (1.02%) Sophos
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Salary: £52000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haysfm
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £83000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago