The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CISMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 836 923
Rank change year-on-year +28 +87  
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 44 114 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 100 40
Median salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.07%  

CISMP 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 21178 28974 29635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.77% 27.71% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16684 23232 23258
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 £68,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CISMP in the UK

CISMP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CISMP in the UK

CISMP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISMP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISMP in the UK

CISMP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +12 42 £60,000 +9.09% 3
London +19 11 £77,500 +55.00%
North East +15 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Durham - 9 £45,000 -
West Midlands +33 7 £60,000 +17.07% 1
North West -10 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Manchester -19 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham +19 4 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Yorkshire +17 4 £30,000 -50.00%
East of England +35 3 £60,000 +7.14%
Leeds +9 3 £30,000 -50.00%
West Yorkshire +2 3 £30,000 -50.00%
Warwick - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Surrey +48 2 £60,000 +14.28%
South East +45 2 £60,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +30 2 £56,250 +2.27%
South West +27 2 £60,000 -11.11%
Hampshire +20 2 £60,000 -25.00%
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £60,000 -
Bath - 2 £60,000 -
Guildford - 2 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £60,000 -
Oxford - 2 £60,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £77,500 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £52,000 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 131 (92.25%) CISSP
2 111 (78.17%) Information Security
3 96 (67.61%) CISM
4 93 (65.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (54.93%) PCI DSS
6 44 (30.99%) CISA
7 36 (25.35%) Management Information System
7 36 (25.35%) Data Protection
8 35 (24.65%) Finance
9 34 (23.94%) CEH
10 31 (21.83%) Security Management
10 31 (21.83%) ISMS
11 30 (21.13%) Security Operations
11 30 (21.13%) Information Security Management
11 30 (21.13%) Risk Management
12 28 (19.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 27 (19.01%) Firewall
14 25 (17.61%) Data Protection Act
15 24 (16.90%) Degree
16 23 (16.20%) SSCP
16 23 (16.20%) ITIL
17 22 (15.49%) Penetration Testing
18 21 (14.79%) Vulnerability Management
19 20 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (14.08%) Network Security
19 20 (14.08%) Cybersecurity
19 20 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
20 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
20 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared

CISMP
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 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (9.15%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) SaaS
3 2 (1.41%) IaaS
3 2 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.01%) Firewall
2 20 (14.08%) Network Security
3 11 (7.75%) Internet
4 3 (2.11%) LAN
4 3 (2.11%) WAN
5 2 (1.41%) SNMP
5 2 (1.41%) Wireless
6 1 (0.70%) DMZ
6 1 (0.70%) DNS
6 1 (0.70%) IPsec
6 1 (0.70%) SSL
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) Big Data
General
1 35 (24.65%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Legal
3 6 (4.23%) French Language
3 6 (4.23%) Italian Language
3 6 (4.23%) Spanish Language
3 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.52%) Marketing
5 3 (2.11%) Electronics
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (35.21%) Analyst
2 49 (34.51%) Security Analyst
3 28 (19.72%) Security Manager
4 18 (12.68%) IT Analyst
4 18 (12.68%) IT Security Analyst
5 17 (11.97%) Information Manager
6 16 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (10.56%) Senior Security Analyst
8 13 (9.15%) Information Officer
8 13 (9.15%) Information Security Officer
8 13 (9.15%) Security Officer
9 12 (8.45%) Information Analyst
9 12 (8.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (7.75%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (7.04%) Consultant
11 10 (7.04%) Security Engineer
12 9 (6.34%) Information Security Specialist
12 9 (6.34%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (6.34%) Security Operations Analyst
12 9 (6.34%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Management Information System
2 25 (17.61%) Data Protection Act
3 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
4 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.93%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.82%) CESG
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) Fintech
7 2 (1.41%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.41%) SCADA
7 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) Unix
4 2 (1.41%) Android
4 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (78.17%) Information Security
2 36 (25.35%) Data Protection
3 31 (21.83%) ISMS
3 31 (21.83%) Security Management
4 30 (21.13%) Information Security Management
4 30 (21.13%) Risk Management
4 30 (21.13%) Security Operations
5 28 (19.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 23 (16.20%) ITIL
7 22 (15.49%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (14.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (14.08%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.68%) PRINCE2
10 18 (12.68%) Security Architecture
11 17 (11.97%) IT Governance
11 17 (11.97%) Risk Assessment
11 17 (11.97%) Security Monitoring
12 15 (10.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.41%) Perl
2 2 (1.41%) Python
2 2 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (92.25%) CISSP
2 96 (67.61%) CISM
3 44 (30.99%) CISA
4 34 (23.94%) CEH
5 24 (16.90%) Degree
6 23 (16.20%) SSCP
7 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
7 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
8 17 (11.97%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (11.97%) Security+ Certification
9 16 (11.27%) CRISC
10 11 (7.75%) MCSE
10 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (7.04%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (5.63%) CCNA
12 8 (5.63%) CCNP
12 8 (5.63%) CCSA
12 8 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (4.23%) ISACA
14 5 (3.52%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (65.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (54.93%) PCI DSS
3 15 (10.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (10.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (9.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 14 (9.86%) RMADS
5 13 (9.15%) GPG13
6 12 (8.45%) COBIT
7 8 (5.63%) ISO27002
7 8 (5.63%) SLA
8 4 (2.82%) GDPR
9 2 (1.41%) FINRA
9 2 (1.41%) HIPAA
9 2 (1.41%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.70%) BS25999
10 1 (0.70%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.70%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) Snort
2 3 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Nessus
1 2 (1.41%) WMI
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (10.56%) Cisco
2 13 (9.15%) ServiceNow
3 8 (5.63%) Qualys
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.82%) Splunk
4 4 (2.82%) VMware
5 3 (2.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.11%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.11%) Juniper
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle
5 3 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.41%) Dell
6 2 (1.41%) HP
6 2 (1.41%) IronPort
6 2 (1.41%) Saba
6 2 (1.41%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.70%) Cadence
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
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England
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
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