Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1072 1079 1193
Rank change year-on-year +7 +114 +86
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 105 195 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.097% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 111 182 115
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +26.32% -17.39%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,375 £38,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £56,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -19.64% +20.75% -15.68%

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 43458 54468 60879
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.46% 26.99% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33612 43941 48021
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

CISMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CISMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for CISMP in the UK

CISMP
Top 14 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 102 £55,000 -8.33% 4
UK excluding London +63 67 £45,000 -19.64% 4
North of England +18 41 £45,000 -25.00% 1
London -5 34 £55,000 -12.70%
South West +10 17 £60,000 -6.25%
North West -15 17 £46,250 +68.18%
Yorkshire +4 15 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Midlands +30 10 £60,000 +26.32%
North East +29 9 £45,000 +50.00%
West Midlands +28 9 £60,000 +26.32%
South East +70 5 £60,000 -25.00% 3
East of England +16 5 £60,000 +7.14%
Wales +7 1 £42,500 +88.89%
East Midlands - 1 £37,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 93 (88.57%) Information Security
2 83 (79.05%) CISSP
3 76 (72.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (48.57%) PCI DSS
5 45 (42.86%) ITIL
5 45 (42.86%) CISA
6 44 (41.90%) CISM
7 37 (35.24%) Finance
8 35 (33.33%) Windows
9 32 (30.48%) Firewall
10 31 (29.52%) TCP/IP
11 29 (27.62%) Data Protection
12 27 (25.71%) CompTIA Security+
12 27 (25.71%) Security+ Certification
13 26 (24.76%) Risk Management
14 25 (23.81%) Management Information System
14 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
14 25 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 24 (22.86%) CCNA
15 24 (22.86%) Project Management
15 24 (22.86%) Security Monitoring
16 23 (21.90%) Security Architecture
17 21 (20.00%) Windows Server
17 21 (20.00%) Internet
18 20 (19.05%) Security Operations
18 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (19.05%) SIEM
19 19 (18.10%) Data Protection Act
19 19 (18.10%) Kalman Filter

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 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) Firewall
2 31 (29.52%) TCP/IP
3 21 (20.00%) Internet
4 15 (14.29%) DNS
5 13 (12.38%) DHCP
5 13 (12.38%) FTP
5 13 (12.38%) HTTP
5 13 (12.38%) SMTP
5 13 (12.38%) X.400
6 6 (5.71%) Wireless
7 5 (4.76%) LAN
7 5 (4.76%) WAN
8 4 (3.81%) SNMP
9 3 (2.86%) Intranet
10 2 (1.90%) Network Security
10 2 (1.90%) VoIP
11 1 (0.95%) DMZ
11 1 (0.95%) SSL
11 1 (0.95%) VPN
11 1 (0.95%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) AppScan
1 2 (1.90%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.90%) Paros
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (35.24%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
2 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Legal
4 5 (4.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Billing
5 3 (2.86%) Games
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) French Language
6 2 (1.90%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) Security Manager
3 15 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Information Security Specialist
4 13 (12.38%) Information Specialist
4 13 (12.38%) Security Specialist
5 12 (11.43%) Consultant
5 12 (11.43%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) Information Security Manager
7 10 (9.52%) IT Analyst
8 9 (8.57%) Information Governance Specialist
8 9 (8.57%) Security Officer
9 8 (7.62%) Information Manager
9 8 (7.62%) Information Officer
9 8 (7.62%) Information Security Officer
10 7 (6.67%) IT Manager
10 7 (6.67%) Security Consultant
10 7 (6.67%) SIEM Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) Information Governance Manager
11 6 (5.71%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (18.10%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (14.29%) CESG
5 11 (10.48%) Clustering
6 9 (8.57%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.90%) Fintech
8 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.33%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.52%) Linux
4 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.90%) Android
6 2 (1.90%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (88.57%) Information Security
2 45 (42.86%) ITIL
3 29 (27.62%) Data Protection
4 26 (24.76%) Risk Management
5 24 (22.86%) Project Management
5 24 (22.86%) Security Monitoring
6 23 (21.90%) Security Architecture
7 20 (19.05%) Security Operations
7 20 (19.05%) SIEM
8 19 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (18.10%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (17.14%) Information Security Governance
10 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (12.38%) Proactive Monitoring
11 12 (11.43%) Coaching
12 11 (10.48%) Email Filtering
12 11 (10.48%) Information Security Management
12 11 (10.48%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 11 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (10.48%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) SQL
2 2 (1.90%) Perl
2 2 (1.90%) Python
2 2 (1.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (79.05%) CISSP
2 45 (42.86%) CISA
3 44 (41.90%) CISM
4 27 (25.71%) CompTIA Security+
4 27 (25.71%) Security+ Certification
5 25 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (22.86%) CCNA
7 19 (18.10%) Degree
7 19 (18.10%) MCSE
7 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (17.14%) CEH
8 18 (17.14%) SSCP
9 15 (14.29%) CRISC
9 15 (14.29%) MCSA
10 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 13 (12.38%) DV Cleared
11 13 (12.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
12 10 (9.52%) SANS
13 9 (8.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (72.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (48.57%) PCI DSS
3 25 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (11.43%) GDPR
5 11 (10.48%) ISO 9001
6 9 (8.57%) ISO 22301
7 7 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (5.71%) COBIT
8 6 (5.71%) NIST 800
9 2 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (1.90%) SLA
10 1 (0.95%) BS7799
System Software
1 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) WMI
2 2 (1.90%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.90%) Nessus
2 2 (1.90%) Nmap
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.90%) WSUS
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) ArcSight
2 10 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.67%) Apple
4 7 (6.67%) VMware
5 4 (3.81%) Cisco
5 4 (3.81%) Dell
5 4 (3.81%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) IronPort
6 3 (2.86%) Splunk
7 2 (1.90%) SAP
7 2 (1.90%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
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Salary: £42-50,000 + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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