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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 613 508 290
Rank change year-on-year -105 -218 +12
Permanent jobs citing CISA 274 132 16
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.36% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 1.76% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 193 124 14
10th Percentile £51,600 £42,500 £31,975
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,188 £41,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.12% +2.08% -
75th Percentile £79,250 £73,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 -
UK median annual salary £67,427 £64,236 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +7.06% -7.69%

CISA 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 WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,601 7,493 1,379
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.57% 18.39% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,150 4,972 1,083
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,550
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,454 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% +4.76% -7.37%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CISA
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing CISA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

CISA trend for jobs with a WFH option

CISA
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing CISA.

CISA salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

CISA
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing CISA over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

CISA salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, CISA job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for CISA.

1 224 (81.75%) CISSP
2 193 (70.44%) CISM
3 162 (59.12%) Information Security
4 151 (55.11%) Cybersecurity
5 144 (52.55%) Finance
6 102 (37.23%) Social Skills
7 98 (35.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 91 (33.21%) Management Information System
9 80 (29.20%) NIST
10 70 (25.55%) Degree
11 62 (22.63%) CRISC
11 62 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
12 59 (21.53%) Risk Management
13 54 (19.71%) Azure
13 54 (19.71%) IT Audit
14 51 (18.61%) GDPR
14 51 (18.61%) PCI DSS
15 48 (17.52%) ITIL
16 46 (16.79%) AWS
17 44 (16.06%) Microsoft
18 41 (14.96%) Change Management
19 40 (14.60%) SIEM
19 40 (14.60%) ISMS
20 39 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
21 38 (13.87%) Internal Audit
21 38 (13.87%) Coaching
21 38 (13.87%) Agile
22 37 (13.50%) Banking
23 36 (13.14%) Retail
23 36 (13.14%) Security Operations

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (1.82%) Confluence
2 4 (1.46%) SAS
3 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.71%) Azure
2 46 (16.79%) AWS
3 22 (8.03%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (6.93%) Mimecast
5 14 (5.11%) SaaS
6 12 (4.38%) GCP
7 9 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.92%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.92%) IaaS
9 6 (2.19%) PaaS
10 2 (0.73%) Azure Sentinel
10 2 (0.73%) GitHub
10 2 (0.73%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.22%) Firewall
2 10 (3.65%) Internet
2 10 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (3.28%) Network Security
4 7 (2.55%) DNS
5 6 (2.19%) DHCP
6 5 (1.82%) Wireless
7 4 (1.46%) Broadband
8 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.36%) NGFW
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.19%) Tableau
2 2 (0.73%) Big Data
2 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.73%) MySQL
2 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) JIRA
General
1 144 (52.55%) Finance
2 102 (37.23%) Social Skills
3 62 (22.63%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (13.50%) Banking
5 36 (13.14%) Retail
6 29 (10.58%) Public Sector
7 24 (8.76%) Local Government
8 17 (6.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 12 (4.38%) Legal
10 8 (2.92%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (2.19%) Games
12 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.46%) Investment Banking
13 4 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 3 (1.09%) Law
14 3 (1.09%) Marketing
14 3 (1.09%) Military
14 3 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (15.33%) Analyst
2 31 (11.31%) Auditor
2 31 (11.31%) IT Auditor
3 30 (10.95%) Security Analyst
4 28 (10.22%) Security Manager
5 24 (8.76%) Architect
6 23 (8.39%) Graduate
7 21 (7.66%) Risk Manager
8 19 (6.93%) Trainee
9 18 (6.57%) Security Officer
10 15 (5.47%) Consultant
10 15 (5.47%) IT Manager
10 15 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (5.11%) Information Manager
11 14 (5.11%) Security Architect
12 13 (4.74%) IT Services Manager
12 13 (4.74%) Security Specialist
12 13 (4.74%) Senior Auditor
12 13 (4.74%) Senior IT Auditor
13 12 (4.38%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.82%) SailPoint
1 5 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (33.21%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.11%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.65%) Cyberattack
4 9 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (2.92%) Cybercrime
5 8 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.82%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.82%) NHS
8 5 (1.82%) SCADA
8 5 (1.82%) Sports Betting
8 5 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.46%) Social Media
10 3 (1.09%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.73%) CSOC
11 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.20%) Windows
2 7 (2.55%) Linux
3 5 (1.82%) Android
3 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.73%) Unix
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (59.12%) Information Security
2 151 (55.11%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (21.53%) Risk Management
4 54 (19.71%) IT Audit
5 48 (17.52%) ITIL
6 41 (14.96%) Change Management
7 40 (14.60%) ISMS
7 40 (14.60%) SIEM
8 39 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (13.87%) Agile
9 38 (13.87%) Coaching
9 38 (13.87%) Internal Audit
10 36 (13.14%) Security Operations
11 33 (12.04%) Security Management
12 32 (11.68%) Analytics
12 32 (11.68%) IT Strategy
13 31 (11.31%) Creative Thinking
13 31 (11.31%) Data Privacy
14 30 (10.95%) Data Analytics
14 30 (10.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.74%) SQL
2 9 (3.28%) Java
3 8 (2.92%) C
4 6 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.82%) Groovy
5 5 (1.82%) Python
6 4 (1.46%) VB
7 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 224 (81.75%) CISSP
2 193 (70.44%) CISM
3 70 (25.55%) Degree
4 62 (22.63%) CRISC
5 34 (12.41%) CEH
6 29 (10.58%) ISACA
7 26 (9.49%) Security Cleared
8 23 (8.39%) ICAEW
9 18 (6.57%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (5.84%) CISMP
10 16 (5.84%) CREST Certified
10 16 (5.84%) GIAC
11 14 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (4.74%) OSCE
13 11 (4.01%) CGEIT
14 10 (3.65%) OSCP
14 10 (3.65%) SANS
15 9 (3.28%) CCSK
15 9 (3.28%) GPEN
15 9 (3.28%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (35.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (29.20%) NIST
3 51 (18.61%) GDPR
3 51 (18.61%) PCI DSS
4 35 (12.77%) SOC 2
5 32 (11.68%) COBIT
5 32 (11.68%) ITGC
6 24 (8.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (8.39%) NCSC
8 22 (8.03%) GRC
9 20 (7.30%) SOC 1
10 19 (6.93%) Cyber Essentials
11 15 (5.47%) COSO
12 13 (4.74%) NIST 800
13 7 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (2.19%) HIPAA
14 6 (2.19%) ISO 22301
15 5 (1.82%) ISO 31000
15 5 (1.82%) SOC 3
System Software
1 11 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.38%) CASB
2 8 (2.92%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.92%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.82%) CSIRT
3 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (1.82%) Terraform
4 2 (0.73%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.36%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.36%) QRadar
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.57%) CyberArk
3 17 (6.20%) Cisco
3 17 (6.20%) Netskope
3 17 (6.20%) Palo Alto
3 17 (6.20%) Proofpoint
4 15 (5.47%) Google
5 14 (5.11%) CrowdStrike
6 13 (4.74%) Okta
7 12 (4.38%) CheckPoint
7 12 (4.38%) F5
7 12 (4.38%) Fortinet
7 12 (4.38%) Zscaler
8 7 (2.55%) Oracle
9 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.82%) BeyondTrust
9 5 (1.82%) Ping Identity
10 4 (1.46%) Splunk
11 3 (1.09%) Qualys
12 2 (0.73%) Broadcom