Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISACA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 780 960 1095
Rank change year-on-year +180 +135 -279
Permanent jobs citing ISACA 46 62 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.19% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 32
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +21.95%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,938 £75,000
90th Percentile £89,500 £91,250 £78,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £69,076 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.14% +15.13% +20.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

ISACA 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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22,704 33,348 36,392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 29.14% 30.27% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15,072 15,644 17,747
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,277 £30,825
25th Percentile £39,085 £42,019 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £91,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,672 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% +1.34% -

ISACA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISACA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISACA.

Salary trend for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISACA over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for ISACA in the UK

ISACA
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISACA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +179 38 £60,000 -8.75% 15
London +213 31 £65,000 - 4
Work from Home +131 14 £80,000 +23.08% 8
UK excluding London +80 9 £60,000 -13.14% 11
South East +50 6 £60,000 -13.14% 8
Scotland -25 2 - -
North of England +95 1 £75,000 - 1
North West - 1 £75,000 - 1

ISACA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Azure
2 7 (15.22%) AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Sentinel
3 1 (2.17%) Entra ID
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.17%) Tessian
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) 5G
2 2 (4.35%) Broadband
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
General
1 32 (69.57%) Finance
2 25 (54.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.91%) Social Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
5 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Local Government
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Risk Analyst
3 17 (36.96%) Security Analyst
4 15 (32.61%) Senior
5 11 (23.91%) Security Risk Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) Information Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) Information Risk Analyst
8 7 (15.22%) Consultant
9 6 (13.04%) IT Analyst
9 6 (13.04%) IT Risk Analyst
9 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
9 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (10.87%) Audit Manager
10 5 (10.87%) IT Audit Manager
10 5 (10.87%) IT Manager
11 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Audit Manager
11 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Manager
11 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) Cyberattack
3 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) Operational Technology
4 3 (6.52%) Insider Threat
4 3 (6.52%) Security Posture
5 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.35%) IoT
5 2 (4.35%) Social Media
5 2 (4.35%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 1 (2.17%) Onboarding
6 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Information Security
2 28 (60.87%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (54.35%) Risk Management
4 19 (41.30%) Data Loss Prevention
5 14 (30.43%) Benchmarking
6 12 (26.09%) Security Management
7 9 (19.57%) Information Security Management
8 8 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 8 (17.39%) Roadmaps
8 8 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
9 7 (15.22%) Information Assurance
9 7 (15.22%) IT Audit
10 6 (13.04%) Compliance Management
10 6 (13.04%) Decision-Making
10 6 (13.04%) Information Security Governance
10 6 (13.04%) Remediation Plan
11 5 (10.87%) Actionable Insight
11 5 (10.87%) Data-Driven Decision Making
11 5 (10.87%) Due Diligence
11 5 (10.87%) Incident Response
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) CRISC
2 24 (52.17%) CISM
2 24 (52.17%) CISSP
3 23 (50.00%) Degree
4 21 (45.65%) CISA
5 10 (21.74%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.87%) CISMP
7 5 (10.87%) GIAC
8 4 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (8.70%) AWS Certification
8 4 (8.70%) Azure Certification
8 4 (8.70%) CCSP
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.52%) CEH
9 3 (6.52%) Master's Degree
10 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
10 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) NIST
2 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (15.22%) GRC
4 6 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (8.70%) IASME
5 4 (8.70%) QA
6 3 (6.52%) COBIT
6 3 (6.52%) NCSC
7 2 (4.35%) COSO
7 2 (4.35%) ISO 22301
7 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (2.17%) GDPR
8 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) VMware