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

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 314 497
Rank change year-on-year +21 +183  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 897 1049 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.00% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 3.62% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 687 863 424
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 £43,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,130 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.72% +3.87%  

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 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
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 29 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 29 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 +19 857 £62,500 +4.16% 82
London +76 507 £70,000 +7.69% 48
South East -17 89 £60,000 +4.34% 11
East of England +45 74 £45,000 -14.28% 3
City of London +57 65 £63,750 +6.25% 11
West Midlands 0 54 £48,500 -11.81% 7
North West -25 43 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Hertfordshire +30 39 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Yorkshire -2 33 £49,516 -9.97% 4
Essex +37 32 £43,000 -18.09% 1
South West +6 31 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Birmingham -3 27 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Hampshire +44 24 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +36 22 £55,000 +0.91%
Milton Keynes +33 22 £55,000 +0.91%
West Yorkshire -1 21 £44,031 -19.94% 4
Surrey +17 18 £57,500 -1.70% 6
Leeds +5 18 £49,516 -9.97% 4
Berkshire -2 18 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Bristol -7 17 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Manchester -51 17 £50,000 -17.18% 2
Scotland +14 15 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 15 £65,000 +52.94%
Edinburgh -4 15 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Coventry +28 14 £52,500 -6.66% 1
Chelmsford - 14 £43,000 -
Canary Wharf +1 13 £65,000 -23.52%
East Midlands -32 13 £51,500 -1.90% 1
North East - 12 £45,000 - 2
Kent -8 11 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 1760 (96.02%) CISSP
2 1351 (73.70%) Information Security
3 900 (49.10%) CISA
4 783 (42.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 630 (34.37%) Cybersecurity
6 603 (32.90%) Finance
7 519 (28.31%) Risk Management
8 445 (24.28%) PCI DSS
9 417 (22.75%) Degree
10 389 (21.22%) Management Information System
10 389 (21.22%) ITIL
11 363 (19.80%) Firewall
12 354 (19.31%) SIEM
13 309 (16.86%) Data Protection
14 286 (15.60%) Security Management
15 278 (15.17%) Security Operations
16 266 (14.51%) Vulnerability Management
17 241 (13.15%) Penetration Testing
18 231 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
19 227 (12.38%) Windows
20 226 (12.33%) Linux
21 222 (12.11%) SANS
22 218 (11.89%) Security Cleared
22 218 (11.89%) Security Architecture
23 215 (11.73%) Risk Assessment
24 193 (10.53%) CEH
25 192 (10.47%) GIAC
26 189 (10.31%) Information Security Management
27 186 (10.15%) Banking
28 179 (9.77%) 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 55 (3.00%) IIS
2 17 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 15 (0.82%) Apache
4 14 (0.76%) JBoss
5 12 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
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 (0.055%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.36%) MS Office
3 22 (1.20%) MS Project
4 13 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.055%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.69%) Sentinel
2 29 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.76%) assyst
3 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.49%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.73%) Office 365
2 49 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.47%) SaaS
5 24 (1.31%) IaaS
6 21 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.60%) PaaS
8 10 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.55%) 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 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 363 (19.80%) Firewall
2 166 (9.06%) Network Security
3 146 (7.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 138 (7.53%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.84%) HTTP
6 50 (2.73%) LAN
7 45 (2.45%) WAN
8 44 (2.40%) Internet
9 38 (2.07%) VPN
10 24 (1.31%) Wireless
11 23 (1.25%) HTTPS
12 21 (1.15%) LDAP
13 18 (0.98%) DNS
13 18 (0.98%) SSL
14 16 (0.87%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.82%) Wireshark
16 13 (0.71%) SSH
17 12 (0.65%) MPLS
18 9 (0.49%) FTP
18 9 (0.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.45%) Big Data
2 15 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.60%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.49%) MySQL
6 8 (0.44%) 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 (0.055%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.055%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.055%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (1.09%) Burp Suite
2 11 (0.60%) AppScan
3 10 (0.55%) Paros
4 8 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.38%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.22%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.055%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.055%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.055%) WebScarab
General
1 603 (32.90%) Finance
2 186 (10.15%) Banking
3 179 (9.77%) Legal
4 60 (3.27%) Retail
5 53 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.96%) Marketing
7 33 (1.80%) Law
8 27 (1.47%) Spanish Language
9 25 (1.36%) French Language
9 25 (1.36%) German Language
9 25 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.04%) Italian Language
11 18 (0.98%) Dutch Language
12 17 (0.93%) Local Government
13 16 (0.87%) Games
14 15 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.65%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.33%) Advertising
17 6 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 458 (24.99%) Security Manager
2 405 (22.09%) Analyst
3 346 (18.88%) Security Analyst
4 226 (12.33%) Consultant
5 192 (10.47%) Information Manager
6 185 (10.09%) Security Consultant
7 173 (9.44%) Information Security Manager
8 137 (7.47%) Information Analyst
9 133 (7.26%) Information Security Analyst
10 130 (7.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 124 (6.76%) Architect
12 121 (6.60%) Security Officer
13 119 (6.49%) IT Manager
14 117 (6.38%) Security Architect
15 115 (6.27%) IT Analyst
16 109 (5.95%) Security Specialist
17 103 (5.62%) IT Security Analyst
18 99 (5.40%) Security Engineer
19 97 (5.29%) Information Security Officer
19 97 (5.29%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.56%) SailPoint
2 16 (0.87%) Web Services
3 15 (0.82%) Middleware
4 10 (0.55%) Node.js
4 10 (0.55%) SAML
5 9 (0.49%) AngularJS
5 9 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (0.49%) RESTful
5 9 (0.49%) SPNEGO
5 9 (0.49%) XACML
6 8 (0.44%) .NET
6 8 (0.44%) 802.1X
7 7 (0.38%) boto
8 4 (0.22%) SPML
9 3 (0.16%) OAuth
9 3 (0.16%) REST
10 2 (0.11%) J2EE
10 2 (0.11%) XML
11 1 (0.055%) HTML
11 1 (0.055%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 389 (21.22%) Management Information System
2 162 (8.84%) Data Protection Act
3 151 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 98 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 75 (4.09%) Security Operations Centre
7 67 (3.66%) CESG
8 64 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
9 41 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
10 33 (1.80%) PKI
11 29 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 26 (1.42%) Fintech
13 24 (1.31%) Mainframe
14 21 (1.15%) Driving Licence
15 20 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
16 18 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
17 15 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
19 12 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 227 (12.38%) Windows
2 226 (12.33%) Linux
3 105 (5.73%) Unix
4 61 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.58%) Mac OS X
8 27 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.82%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.33%) Android
11 6 (0.33%) CentOS
12 5 (0.27%) AIX
12 5 (0.27%) Debian
12 5 (0.27%) Solaris
12 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.11%) VMS
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.055%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1351 (73.70%) Information Security
2 630 (34.37%) Cybersecurity
3 519 (28.31%) Risk Management
4 389 (21.22%) ITIL
5 354 (19.31%) SIEM
6 309 (16.86%) Data Protection
7 286 (15.60%) Security Management
8 278 (15.17%) Security Operations
9 266 (14.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 241 (13.15%) Penetration Testing
11 231 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 218 (11.89%) Security Architecture
13 215 (11.73%) Risk Assessment
14 189 (10.31%) Information Security Management
15 179 (9.77%) Incident Management
16 161 (8.78%) Business Continuity
17 155 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 151 (8.24%) Identity Access Management
19 150 (8.18%) Security Monitoring
20 138 (7.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 65 (3.55%) SQL
2 44 (2.40%) C
3 33 (1.80%) Python
4 32 (1.75%) Java
5 31 (1.69%) Perl
6 21 (1.15%) Ruby
7 17 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 14 (0.76%) PHP
9 13 (0.71%) Bourne shell
9 13 (0.71%) Korn
9 13 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.49%) Scala
11 5 (0.27%) C#
11 5 (0.27%) C++
12 1 (0.055%) Go
12 1 (0.055%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1760 (96.02%) CISSP
2 900 (49.10%) CISA
3 417 (22.75%) Degree
4 222 (12.11%) SANS
5 218 (11.89%) Security Cleared
6 193 (10.53%) CEH
7 192 (10.47%) GIAC
8 165 (9.00%) SC Cleared
9 161 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
10 158 (8.62%) CRISC
11 112 (6.11%) CESG Certified Professional
12 97 (5.29%) CISMP
13 70 (3.82%) SSCP
14 69 (3.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 68 (3.71%) CCNP
15 68 (3.71%) CompTIA Security+
15 68 (3.71%) Security+ Certification
16 63 (3.44%) GSEC
17 56 (3.06%) GCIH
18 55 (3.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 783 (42.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 445 (24.28%) PCI DSS
3 175 (9.55%) COBIT
4 92 (5.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 67 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 48 (2.62%) GDPR
7 41 (2.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 39 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 29 (1.58%) ISO27002
10 27 (1.47%) RMADS
11 26 (1.42%) ISO22301
12 23 (1.25%) QA
12 23 (1.25%) SLA
13 22 (1.20%) GPG13
14 10 (0.55%) JSP 440
14 10 (0.55%) PMO
15 8 (0.44%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 6 (0.33%) BS25999
17 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.44%) 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 (0.055%) Docker
8 1 (0.055%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (3.71%) Nessus
2 51 (2.78%) CSIRT
3 47 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 31 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 29 (1.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 24 (1.31%) PowerBroker
7 20 (1.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 16 (0.87%) SCCM
9 11 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.55%) Ansible
10 10 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.55%) Puppet
10 10 (0.55%) SCOM
11 9 (0.49%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.49%) HP Fortify
11 9 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 9 (0.49%) WebInspect
12 7 (0.38%) Nagios
13 6 (0.33%) QRadar
14 4 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 104 (5.67%) Microsoft
2 96 (5.24%) Oracle
3 85 (4.64%) Cisco
4 75 (4.09%) Splunk
5 64 (3.49%) Intel Security
6 54 (2.95%) Qualys
7 53 (2.89%) CyberArk
8 35 (1.91%) CheckPoint
9 30 (1.64%) Aveksa
9 30 (1.64%) Palo Alto
9 30 (1.64%) Symantec
10 28 (1.53%) Apple
11 26 (1.42%) ArcSight
12 25 (1.36%) VMware
13 24 (1.31%) Bomgar
13 24 (1.31%) Cybereason
13 24 (1.31%) SAP
13 24 (1.31%) Sun
14 16 (0.87%) LogRhythm
15 15 (0.82%) Citrix
West London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + 10% Pension + c. 25% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago