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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 833 919
Rank change year-on-year +9 +86  
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 38 114 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 98 43
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £69,750 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00%  

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 21325 28380 30995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.28% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16767 22842 24281
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 25 April 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 25 April 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 36 £60,000 +4.34% 8
North East +14 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Durham - 9 £45,000 -
London +25 8 £78,750 +36.95% 2
West Midlands +34 7 £60,000 +17.07% 1
South West +18 5 £60,000 -0.82%
East of England +16 5 £60,000 +7.14%
South East +68 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +57 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Hampshire +23 4 £60,000 -
Birmingham +22 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge -5 4 £60,000 -
North West -21 4 £41,250 -31.25% 4
Southampton - 4 £60,000 -
Bath - 4 £60,000 -
Guildford - 4 £60,000 -
Coventry - 4 £60,000 -
Oxford - 4 £60,000 -
Somerset - 4 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +14 3 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Leeds +9 3 £30,000 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire +5 3 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Manchester -8 3 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Warwick - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £77,500 -
City of London +38 1 £54,000 -1.81% 1
Hertfordshire +14 1 £52,000 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 111 (92.50%) CISSP
2 90 (75.00%) Information Security
3 81 (67.50%) CISM
4 80 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (54.17%) PCI DSS
6 40 (33.33%) CISA
7 33 (27.50%) Finance
8 31 (25.83%) Data Protection
9 28 (23.33%) Management Information System
10 25 (20.83%) Firewall
10 25 (20.83%) ITIL
11 23 (19.17%) Risk Management
11 23 (19.17%) CEH
11 23 (19.17%) ISMS
11 23 (19.17%) Security Operations
12 22 (18.33%) SSCP
13 20 (16.67%) Information Security Management
13 20 (16.67%) Security Management
13 20 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
14 19 (15.83%) Degree
14 19 (15.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 17 (14.17%) CompTIA Security+
15 17 (14.17%) Network Security
15 17 (14.17%) Security+ Certification
15 17 (14.17%) PRINCE2
16 16 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
17 15 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
18 14 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management

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 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (6.67%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.67%) IaaS
3 2 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.83%) Firewall
2 17 (14.17%) Network Security
3 11 (9.17%) Internet
4 3 (2.50%) DNS
4 3 (2.50%) LAN
4 3 (2.50%) WAN
5 2 (1.67%) SNMP
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) DMZ
6 1 (0.83%) FTP
6 1 (0.83%) HTTP
6 1 (0.83%) IPsec
6 1 (0.83%) SMTP
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 33 (27.50%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Legal
3 6 (5.00%) French Language
3 6 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 6 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.50%) Retail
7 2 (1.67%) Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Electronics
7 2 (1.67%) German Language
7 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (33.33%) Analyst
2 39 (32.50%) Security Analyst
3 22 (18.33%) Security Manager
4 17 (14.17%) IT Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (10.83%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Information Manager
6 12 (10.00%) Information Officer
6 12 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
6 12 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 12 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Information Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Information Governance Specialist
7 9 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Information Security Specialist
7 9 (7.50%) Information Specialist
7 9 (7.50%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (10.83%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.50%) CESG
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) Fintech
7 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.67%) SCADA
7 2 (1.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
2 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.00%) Information Security
2 31 (25.83%) Data Protection
3 25 (20.83%) ITIL
4 23 (19.17%) ISMS
4 23 (19.17%) Risk Management
4 23 (19.17%) Security Operations
5 20 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 20 (16.67%) Security Management
6 19 (15.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 17 (14.17%) PRINCE2
8 16 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (10.83%) Project Management
11 13 (10.83%) Security Architecture
11 13 (10.83%) SIEM
12 12 (10.00%) IT Governance
12 12 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) Perl
1 2 (1.67%) Python
1 2 (1.67%) Ruby
1 2 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (92.50%) CISSP
2 81 (67.50%) CISM
3 40 (33.33%) CISA
4 23 (19.17%) CEH
5 22 (18.33%) SSCP
6 19 (15.83%) Degree
7 17 (14.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 17 (14.17%) Security+ Certification
8 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
9 12 (10.00%) MCSE
9 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (8.33%) CRISC
11 8 (6.67%) CCNA
11 8 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (5.83%) CCNP
12 7 (5.83%) CCSA
13 6 (5.00%) ISACA
13 6 (5.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (54.17%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.17%) COBIT
4 10 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (7.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (7.50%) RMADS
6 8 (6.67%) GPG13
7 7 (5.83%) ISO27002
8 6 (5.00%) SLA
9 4 (3.33%) GDPR
10 2 (1.67%) FINRA
10 2 (1.67%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.83%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.83%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Nessus
1 2 (1.67%) SCCM
1 2 (1.67%) WMI
1 2 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Cisco
2 8 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 7 (5.83%) Qualys
4 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.17%) VMware
5 4 (3.33%) Splunk
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle
7 2 (1.67%) Dell
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) IronPort
7 2 (1.67%) Saba
7 2 (1.67%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.83%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.83%) Cadence
8 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.83%) Juniper
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