The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 204 219 263
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +44
Permanent jobs citing CISM 46 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 1.57% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
CISM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1788 1595 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.27% 23.48% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1336 1714
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the North West region.

CISM Salary Trend in the North West

CISM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISM across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CISM Salary Histogram in the North West

CISM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 20 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Cheshire +2 13 £46,250 +2.77%
Merseyside +24 12 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Lancashire -1 1 £49,000 +8.88% 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 71 (94.67%) CISSP
2 68 (90.67%) Information Security
3 29 (38.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (37.33%) ITIL
5 25 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 24 (32.00%) ISSAP
6 24 (32.00%) ISSMP
7 22 (29.33%) CISA
7 22 (29.33%) Finance
8 20 (26.67%) Firewall
9 19 (25.33%) E-Commerce
9 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
9 19 (25.33%) Management Information System
10 18 (24.00%) Degree
11 17 (22.67%) Law
12 16 (21.33%) COBIT
12 16 (21.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (20.00%) Retail
14 14 (18.67%) Linux
14 14 (18.67%) UNIX
15 13 (17.33%) ISEB
15 13 (17.33%) Security Management
15 13 (17.33%) Information Security Management
15 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.33%) CheckPoint
15 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (16.00%) Cisco
16 12 (16.00%) Business Continuity
16 12 (16.00%) Windows
16 12 (16.00%) Data Protection

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) Firewall
2 9 (12.00%) LDAP
2 9 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (9.33%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Law
3 15 (20.00%) Retail
4 10 (13.33%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Security Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Security Manager
3 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (12.00%) Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) Information Manager
4 8 (10.67%) Head of Security
4 8 (10.67%) Head of Information Security
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Technician
5 7 (9.33%) IT Security Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) IT Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Security Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) RMADS
4 2 (2.67%) CESG
4 2 (2.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) UNIX
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (90.67%) Information Security
2 28 (37.33%) ITIL
3 19 (25.33%) E-Commerce
3 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
4 13 (17.33%) Information Security Management
4 13 (17.33%) Security Management
5 12 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 12 (16.00%) Business Continuity
6 10 (13.33%) Migration
6 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (13.33%) SIEM
7 6 (8.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Data Security
9 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (94.67%) CISSP
2 24 (32.00%) ISSAP
2 24 (32.00%) ISSMP
3 22 (29.33%) CISA
4 18 (24.00%) Degree
5 13 (17.33%) ISEB
6 6 (8.00%) CEH
7 4 (5.33%) PCI QSA
8 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.67%) SSCP
9 2 (2.67%) CCNA
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) CRISC
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 16 (21.33%) COBIT
3 16 (21.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (13.33%) SLA
5 3 (4.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
1 13 (17.33%) CheckPoint
2 12 (16.00%) Cisco
3 7 (9.33%) Sourcefire
3 7 (9.33%) Splunk
3 7 (9.33%) Websense
4 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.33%) McAfee
Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £00000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + more
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago