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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 CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 490 385 259
Rank change year-on-year -105 -126 +12
Permanent jobs citing CISM 429 220 54
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.56% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 3.36% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 331 189 40
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,000 £53,750 £50,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -3.70%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,625
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,853
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.80% -1.77%

CISM 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 16,203 6,542 1,431
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 21.10% 18.04% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8,112 4,467 1,117
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,550
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.27% - -5.17%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CISM
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

CISM trend for jobs with a WFH option

CISM
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

CISM salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

CISM
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing CISM over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

CISM salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, CISM 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 CISM.

1 412 (96.04%) CISSP
2 279 (65.03%) Information Security
3 244 (56.88%) Cybersecurity
4 227 (52.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 173 (40.33%) CISA
6 169 (39.39%) Finance
7 140 (32.63%) Social Skills
8 135 (31.47%) Risk Management
9 127 (29.60%) NIST
10 109 (25.41%) Management Information System
11 88 (20.51%) Degree
12 85 (19.81%) CRISC
12 85 (19.81%) GDPR
13 77 (17.95%) Azure
14 72 (16.78%) Security Management
15 69 (16.08%) Data Protection
16 65 (15.15%) Security Operations
17 63 (14.69%) Security Cleared
17 63 (14.69%) Cyber Essentials
18 61 (14.22%) NCSC
19 59 (13.75%) ITIL
19 59 (13.75%) COBIT
20 58 (13.52%) Cisco Certification
21 55 (12.82%) Information Security Management
22 54 (12.59%) AWS
22 54 (12.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
23 52 (12.12%) Agile
24 50 (11.66%) Microsoft
24 50 (11.66%) Security Architecture
24 50 (11.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP

CISM
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 (1.17%) Confluence
2 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 77 (17.95%) Azure
2 54 (12.59%) AWS
3 30 (6.99%) SaaS
4 21 (4.90%) Microsoft 365
5 16 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.50%) GCP
7 13 (3.03%) PaaS
8 12 (2.80%) Mimecast
9 9 (2.10%) IaaS
10 8 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.63%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (1.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 7 (1.63%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (1.63%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.26%) Firewall
2 23 (5.36%) Internet
3 13 (3.03%) Network Security
4 12 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.63%) SNMP
5 7 (1.63%) Wireless
6 6 (1.40%) HTTP
6 6 (1.40%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.40%) SSL
6 6 (1.40%) WAN
7 5 (1.17%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (1.17%) IPsec
7 5 (1.17%) LAN
7 5 (1.17%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.93%) Broadband
8 4 (0.93%) DNS
9 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.70%) Telnet
10 2 (0.47%) NNTP
10 2 (0.47%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.70%) Big Data
1 3 (0.70%) MySQL
1 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.47%) DTS
2 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.23%) Redis
3 1 (0.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (1.40%) JIRA
General
1 169 (39.39%) Finance
2 140 (32.63%) Social Skills
3 44 (10.26%) Legal
4 43 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (7.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 27 (6.29%) Telecoms
7 25 (5.83%) Retail
8 23 (5.36%) Presentation Skills
9 17 (3.96%) Law
10 14 (3.26%) Games
10 14 (3.26%) Organisational Skills
11 13 (3.03%) Marketing
12 10 (2.33%) Banking
13 8 (1.86%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.63%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.63%) Military
14 7 (1.63%) Public Sector
15 6 (1.40%) Police
16 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (21.91%) Security Manager
2 66 (15.38%) Analyst
3 57 (13.29%) Consultant
4 49 (11.42%) Security Analyst
5 48 (11.19%) Security Consultant
6 47 (10.96%) Information Security Manager
7 46 (10.72%) Information Manager
8 41 (9.56%) Security Officer
9 34 (7.93%) IT Manager
10 26 (6.06%) IT Analyst
11 25 (5.83%) Information Security Officer
12 24 (5.59%) Architect
12 24 (5.59%) Information Officer
13 23 (5.36%) Security Architect
14 22 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
15 21 (4.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
16 20 (4.66%) Auditor
16 20 (4.66%) IT Auditor
16 20 (4.66%) Risk Manager
17 19 (4.43%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.86%) SAML
2 5 (1.17%) .NET
2 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
2 5 (1.17%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.17%) Web Services
3 3 (0.70%) ModSecurity
4 2 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.23%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 109 (25.41%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.39%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (3.73%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (3.50%) Cyberattack
5 13 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.63%) PKI
9 7 (1.63%) SCADA
10 6 (1.40%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
10 6 (1.40%) Social Media
10 6 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.17%) CESG
11 5 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.93%) IoT
12 4 (0.93%) NHS
13 3 (0.70%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.59%) Windows
2 22 (5.13%) Linux
3 7 (1.63%) Unix
4 6 (1.40%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.17%) Android
5 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) AIX
6 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (65.03%) Information Security
2 244 (56.88%) Cybersecurity
3 135 (31.47%) Risk Management
4 72 (16.78%) Security Management
5 69 (16.08%) Data Protection
6 65 (15.15%) Security Operations
7 59 (13.75%) ITIL
8 55 (12.82%) Information Security Management
9 52 (12.12%) Agile
10 50 (11.66%) Security Architecture
11 47 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (10.96%) SIEM
12 42 (9.79%) Business Continuity
12 42 (9.79%) Coaching
13 40 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (8.86%) DevOps
14 38 (8.86%) Information Assurance
15 37 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
15 37 (8.62%) Security Testing
16 36 (8.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.80%) Java
2 10 (2.33%) SQL
3 9 (2.10%) Python
4 8 (1.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.40%) C
6 5 (1.17%) Groovy
7 3 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) Rust
8 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 412 (96.04%) CISSP
2 173 (40.33%) CISA
3 88 (20.51%) Degree
4 85 (19.81%) CRISC
5 63 (14.69%) Security Cleared
6 58 (13.52%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (12.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 50 (11.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 49 (11.42%) CISMP
10 42 (9.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 42 (9.79%) SC Cleared
11 27 (6.29%) CCSP
12 26 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
13 25 (5.83%) CEH
14 24 (5.59%) CASP
14 24 (5.59%) CCSK
14 24 (5.59%) CompTIA CySA+
14 24 (5.59%) SSCP
15 17 (3.96%) GIAC
16 15 (3.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (52.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (29.60%) NIST
3 85 (19.81%) GDPR
4 63 (14.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 61 (14.22%) NCSC
6 59 (13.75%) COBIT
7 47 (10.96%) PCI DSS
8 46 (10.72%) SOC 2
9 45 (10.49%) GRC
10 35 (8.16%) ITGC
11 32 (7.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 31 (7.23%) RMADS
12 31 (7.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 31 (7.23%) SOC 1
13 27 (6.29%) JSP 440
14 21 (4.90%) COSO
15 19 (4.43%) ISO 22301
16 18 (4.20%) BS25999
17 13 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 13 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) ACF2
4 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.80%) Terraform
2 10 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.86%) RSA Archer
4 6 (1.40%) CASB
4 6 (1.40%) CSIRT
5 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (0.70%) Nessus
7 3 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.47%) EnCase
8 2 (0.47%) QRadar
9 1 (0.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.23%) Kibana
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 50 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.66%) Google
3 9 (2.10%) Splunk
4 8 (1.86%) Cisco
4 8 (1.86%) Oracle
4 8 (1.86%) Qualys
5 7 (1.63%) CrowdStrike
5 7 (1.63%) CyberArk
6 5 (1.17%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.17%) BeyondTrust
6 5 (1.17%) Okta
6 5 (1.17%) Ping Identity
7 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.93%) Palo Alto
7 4 (0.93%) Rapid7
8 2 (0.47%) Broadcom
8 2 (0.47%) F5
8 2 (0.47%) FireEye
8 2 (0.47%) Netskope
8 2 (0.47%) Proofpoint