Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1105 1086 1071
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15 +152
Permanent jobs citing CISMP 72 101 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.24% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 112 202
UK median annual salary £58,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £38,525
90th Percentile £80,375 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -19.64% +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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,015 42,151 55,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 24.94% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31,044 33,056 44,635
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.18% +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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CISMP in the UK

CISMP
Top 15 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 25 May 2018. 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 -44 61 £55,000 - 17
UK excluding London -15 49 £60,000 +33.33% 9
London -16 21 £40,000 -48.39% 8
North of England -31 14 £52,500 +20.00%
East of England +1 12 £77,500 +29.17% 1
Yorkshire +8 8 £44,000 +17.33%
Midlands -8 7 £52,500 -12.50%
Wales - 7 £65,000 -
West Midlands -5 4 £52,500 -12.50%
South West -23 4 £67,500 +12.50% 1
North West -25 4 £67,500 +63.64%
East Midlands +1 3 £52,500 +41.89%
South East -19 3 £62,500 +4.17% 7
North East -32 2 £48,500 +7.78%
Scotland - 2 £51,250 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing CISMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CISMP.

1 63 (87.50%) CISSP
1 63 (87.50%) Information Security
2 46 (63.89%) CISM
3 43 (59.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (40.28%) Risk Management
5 28 (38.89%) CISA
6 27 (37.50%) SIEM
7 25 (34.72%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (31.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (29.17%) Finance
9 21 (29.17%) Management Information System
10 18 (25.00%) Firewall
10 18 (25.00%) PCI DSS
11 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
12 15 (20.83%) CEH
12 15 (20.83%) Degree
12 15 (20.83%) GDPR
13 14 (19.44%) Data Protection
13 14 (19.44%) Data Privacy
13 14 (19.44%) Business Continuity
13 14 (19.44%) Data Security
14 13 (18.06%) Security Operations
15 11 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
17 9 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 9 (12.50%) Security Management
18 8 (11.11%) Information Security Management
18 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
18 8 (11.11%) GIAC

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) FTP
4 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.78%) MPLS
4 2 (2.78%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Security Manager
2 18 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 18 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Security Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Information Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Information Officer
4 10 (13.89%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Information Security Officer
4 10 (13.89%) Security Officer
5 9 (12.50%) Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Monitoring Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Security Monitoring Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Developer
9 4 (5.56%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Spring
1 4 (5.56%) Spring Security
2 2 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.56%) PKI
6 2 (2.78%) BYOD
6 2 (2.78%) CESG
6 2 (2.78%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.78%) SCADA
6 2 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (87.50%) Information Security
2 29 (40.28%) Risk Management
3 27 (37.50%) SIEM
4 25 (34.72%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (31.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 14 (19.44%) Business Continuity
7 14 (19.44%) Data Privacy
7 14 (19.44%) Data Protection
7 14 (19.44%) Data Security
8 13 (18.06%) Security Operations
9 11 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
11 9 (12.50%) Security Management
12 8 (11.11%) Information Security Management
12 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.72%) Project Management
13 7 (9.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 63 (87.50%) CISSP
2 46 (63.89%) CISM
3 28 (38.89%) CISA
4 15 (20.83%) CEH
4 15 (20.83%) Degree
5 9 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 8 (11.11%) GIAC
7 7 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (9.72%) ISACA
8 6 (8.33%) SANS
8 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.33%) SSCP
9 4 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (5.56%) GCIH
10 3 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (2.78%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.39%) CRISC
12 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (59.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 15 (20.83%) GDPR
4 8 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (6.94%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
6 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (2.78%) COBIT
7 2 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.78%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (2.78%) Apple
1 2 (2.78%) Cisco
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle
1 2 (2.78%) Saba
2 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.39%) Qualys
2 1 (1.39%) Splunk