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 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 836 915
Rank change year-on-year +22 +79  
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 49 103 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 95 43
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £95,000 £57,786
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +26.31%  

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 20985 26732 29771
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.64% 27.14% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16369 21503 23355
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 £75,000 £69,000 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +14 48 £60,000 - 6
London +11 14 £55,000 -12.00% 3
West Midlands +18 9 £60,000 +9.09%
South West +13 9 £40,000 -33.60%
West Yorkshire +16 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Leeds +9 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
North West -27 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
North East - 6 £45,000 -
Durham - 6 £45,000 -
Manchester -22 5 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Salisbury - 5 £40,000 -
Warwick - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
South East +70 4 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey +44 4 £60,000 -25.00%
Hampshire +31 4 £60,000 -
Guildford +30 4 £60,000 -25.00%
Birmingham +11 4 £60,000 -
East of England +6 4 £60,000 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge -9 4 £60,000 -
Somerset - 4 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Southampton - 4 £60,000 -
Oxford - 4 £60,000 -
Coventry - 4 £60,000 -
Bath - 4 £60,000 -
Bradford - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 89 (83.96%) CISSP
2 77 (72.64%) Information Security
3 70 (66.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (51.89%) CISM
5 51 (48.11%) PCI DSS
6 38 (35.85%) CISA
7 35 (33.02%) Finance
8 31 (29.25%) ITIL
9 26 (24.53%) Data Protection
10 22 (20.75%) Firewall
11 21 (19.81%) Risk Management
12 20 (18.87%) Project Management
13 19 (17.92%) Security Operations
14 18 (16.98%) ISO27002
14 18 (16.98%) SSCP
14 18 (16.98%) Management Information System
15 16 (15.09%) Security+ Certification
15 16 (15.09%) PRINCE2
15 16 (15.09%) CompTIA Security+
16 15 (14.15%) Windows
16 15 (14.15%) MCSE
16 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (14.15%) CEH
16 15 (14.15%) Security Architecture
16 15 (14.15%) Degree
17 14 (13.21%) Information Security Governance
17 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (13.21%) CCNA
18 13 (12.26%) Internet
18 13 (12.26%) Information Security 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 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) IaaS
2 2 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) Firewall
2 13 (12.26%) Internet
3 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.49%) Network Security
5 7 (6.60%) DNS
6 6 (5.66%) Wireless
7 5 (4.72%) DHCP
7 5 (4.72%) FTP
7 5 (4.72%) HTTP
7 5 (4.72%) LAN
7 5 (4.72%) SMTP
7 5 (4.72%) WAN
7 5 (4.72%) X.400
8 4 (3.77%) SNMP
9 2 (1.89%) VoIP
10 1 (0.94%) DMZ
10 1 (0.94%) IPsec
10 1 (0.94%) SSL
10 1 (0.94%) VPN
10 1 (0.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Big Data
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) AppScan
1 2 (1.89%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.89%) Paros
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Legal
2 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) French Language
3 6 (5.66%) Italian Language
3 6 (5.66%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) German Language
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 29 (27.36%) Security Analyst
3 18 (16.98%) IT Analyst
4 17 (16.04%) Security Manager
5 13 (12.26%) IT Security Analyst
6 11 (10.38%) Information Security Specialist
6 11 (10.38%) Information Specialist
6 11 (10.38%) Security Specialist
7 9 (8.49%) Consultant
7 9 (8.49%) Information Governance Specialist
8 8 (7.55%) Information Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Programme Manager
8 8 (7.55%) Security Officer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Information Officer
9 7 (6.60%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (6.60%) Information Security Officer
9 7 (6.60%) IT Manager
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.26%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) CESG
5 5 (4.72%) Clustering
5 5 (4.72%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.89%) Fintech
7 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.89%) SCADA
7 2 (1.89%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.94%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.77%) Android
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (72.64%) Information Security
2 31 (29.25%) ITIL
3 26 (24.53%) Data Protection
4 21 (19.81%) Risk Management
5 20 (18.87%) Project Management
6 19 (17.92%) Security Operations
7 16 (15.09%) PRINCE2
8 15 (14.15%) Security Architecture
9 14 (13.21%) Information Security Governance
10 13 (12.26%) Information Security Management
10 13 (12.26%) Security Management
11 12 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.43%) Data Management
13 10 (9.43%) ISMS
13 10 (9.43%) Security Monitoring
14 9 (8.49%) Business Continuity
14 9 (8.49%) Internal Audit
14 9 (8.49%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) Perl
2 2 (1.89%) Python
2 2 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (83.96%) CISSP
2 55 (51.89%) CISM
3 38 (35.85%) CISA
4 18 (16.98%) SSCP
5 16 (15.09%) CompTIA Security+
5 16 (15.09%) Security+ Certification
6 15 (14.15%) CEH
6 15 (14.15%) Degree
6 15 (14.15%) MCSE
6 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (13.21%) CCNA
7 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (8.49%) CRISC
9 8 (7.55%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (6.60%) MCSA
10 7 (6.60%) SANS
11 6 (5.66%) ISACA
11 6 (5.66%) PCI QSA
12 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
12 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (66.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (48.11%) PCI DSS
3 18 (16.98%) ISO27002
4 9 (8.49%) COBIT
5 7 (6.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (6.60%) GDPR
6 5 (4.72%) ISO 9001
7 3 (2.83%) ISO22301
7 3 (2.83%) SLA
8 2 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (1.89%) FINRA
8 2 (1.89%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Nessus
1 4 (3.77%) WMI
2 2 (1.89%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.89%) Nmap
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Cisco
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) VMware
3 5 (4.72%) ArcSight
4 4 (3.77%) Dell
4 4 (3.77%) HP
4 4 (3.77%) IronPort
4 4 (3.77%) Qualys
4 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.77%) Splunk
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle
5 2 (1.89%) Saba
5 2 (1.89%) SAP
5 2 (1.89%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.94%) Cadence
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