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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 836 933
Rank change year-on-year +14 +97  
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 52 111 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.42% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 104 47
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44%  

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 21879 26355 30467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.63% 26.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17040 21310 24136
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 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 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 -3 52 £55,000 -8.33% 7
London -3 21 £55,000 -12.69%
South West +10 12 £40,000 -30.43%
Manchester -22 11 £60,000 +118.18% 3
North West -33 11 £60,000 +118.18% 3
Wiltshire - 10 £37,500 -
Salisbury - 10 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +17 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Leeds +10 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Yorkshire +1 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Midlands +7 4 £60,000 +44.57%
Surrey +42 2 £60,000 -25.00% 2
South East +40 2 £60,000 -25.00% 2
Hampshire +32 2 £60,000 -
Guildford +15 2 £60,000 -25.00%
Birmingham +9 2 £60,000 -
East of England -6 2 £60,000 +7.14%
Cambridge -11 2 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Oxford - 2 £60,000 -
Southampton - 2 £60,000 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £60,000 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Bath - 2 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1
New Malden - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 81 (84.38%) Information Security
2 79 (82.29%) CISSP
3 67 (69.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (53.13%) PCI DSS
5 44 (45.83%) CISM
6 39 (40.63%) CISA
7 37 (38.54%) ITIL
8 34 (35.42%) Finance
9 27 (28.13%) Data Protection
10 25 (26.04%) Project Management
10 25 (26.04%) Windows
10 25 (26.04%) Risk Management
11 23 (23.96%) Firewall
12 22 (22.92%) Management Information System
12 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
12 22 (22.92%) Security Architecture
13 21 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 19 (19.79%) Security Monitoring
14 19 (19.79%) Security Operations
14 19 (19.79%) CompTIA Security+
14 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (19.79%) CCNA
14 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
14 19 (19.79%) Internet
14 19 (19.79%) Security+ Certification
15 18 (18.75%) Information Security Governance
16 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (16.67%) MCSE
17 15 (15.63%) CEH

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 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) Firewall
2 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 19 (19.79%) Internet
4 12 (12.50%) DNS
5 10 (10.42%) DHCP
5 10 (10.42%) FTP
5 10 (10.42%) HTTP
5 10 (10.42%) SMTP
5 10 (10.42%) X.400
6 6 (6.25%) Wireless
7 5 (5.21%) LAN
7 5 (5.21%) WAN
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security
8 4 (4.17%) SNMP
9 2 (2.08%) Intranet
9 2 (2.08%) VoIP
10 1 (1.04%) DMZ
10 1 (1.04%) IPsec
10 1 (1.04%) SSL
10 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) AppScan
1 2 (2.08%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.08%) Paros
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (35.42%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.38%) Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Legal
5 6 (6.25%) Marketing
5 6 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (3.13%) Billing
6 3 (3.13%) Games
7 2 (2.08%) Electronics
7 2 (2.08%) French Language
7 2 (2.08%) German Language
7 2 (2.08%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Analyst
2 18 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 16 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Information Security Specialist
4 13 (13.54%) Information Specialist
4 13 (13.54%) Security Specialist
5 12 (12.50%) Consultant
6 11 (11.46%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (11.46%) IT Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Information Governance Specialist
8 8 (8.33%) Information Manager
8 8 (8.33%) Security Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) IT Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Security Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) CISSP Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) CISSP Manager
10 6 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Security Officer
11 5 (5.21%) Compliance Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Management Information System
2 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (12.50%) CESG
5 10 (10.42%) Internet of Things
6 9 (9.38%) Clustering
7 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) Fintech
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) SCADA
9 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.25%) Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.08%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (84.38%) Information Security
2 37 (38.54%) ITIL
3 27 (28.13%) Data Protection
4 25 (26.04%) Project Management
4 25 (26.04%) Risk Management
5 22 (22.92%) Security Architecture
6 19 (19.79%) Security Monitoring
6 19 (19.79%) Security Operations
7 18 (18.75%) Information Security Governance
8 14 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (13.54%) SIEM
10 12 (12.50%) Coaching
10 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (11.46%) Information Security Management
11 11 (11.46%) Internal Audit
11 11 (11.46%) Security Management
12 10 (10.42%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) Perl
2 2 (2.08%) Python
2 2 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (82.29%) CISSP
2 44 (45.83%) CISM
3 39 (40.63%) CISA
4 19 (19.79%) CCNA
4 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (19.79%) CompTIA Security+
4 19 (19.79%) Security+ Certification
5 16 (16.67%) MCSE
5 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (15.63%) CEH
6 15 (15.63%) Degree
7 14 (14.58%) CRISC
7 14 (14.58%) SSCP
8 13 (13.54%) SANS
9 12 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 12 (12.50%) MCSA
10 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
11 10 (10.42%) DV Cleared
11 10 (10.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (69.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (53.13%) PCI DSS
3 21 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (12.50%) GDPR
5 9 (9.38%) ISO 22301
5 9 (9.38%) ISO 9001
6 7 (7.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (6.25%) COBIT
7 6 (6.25%) NIST 800
8 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (2.08%) FINRA
8 2 (2.08%) HIPAA
8 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) WMI
2 2 (2.08%) HP Fortify
2 2 (2.08%) Nessus
2 2 (2.08%) Nmap
2 2 (2.08%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) WebInspect
2 2 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) ArcSight
2 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 7 (7.29%) VMware
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) Dell
5 4 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) IronPort
6 3 (3.13%) Apple
6 3 (3.13%) Splunk
7 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Saba
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