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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 210 214 255
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +41
Permanent jobs citing CISM 32 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 1.60% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 15
Average salary £44,000 £45,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% -3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.60%
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
1725 1620 1915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.36% 24.47% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1322 1612
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Cheshire +7 12 £43,500 -3.33%
Manchester -14 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Merseyside - 9 £50,000 -
Lancashire -7 2 £47,750 +6.11%
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 67 (89.33%) Information Security
3 30 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (37.33%) ITIL
5 25 (33.33%) Finance
6 22 (29.33%) CISA
6 22 (29.33%) PCI DSS
7 21 (28.00%) Risk Management
8 20 (26.67%) ISSAP
8 20 (26.67%) ISSMP
9 18 (24.00%) Firewall
10 16 (21.33%) Law
10 16 (21.33%) Management Information System
10 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
11 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (20.00%) ISEB
12 14 (18.67%) Business Continuity
12 14 (18.67%) COBIT
13 13 (17.33%) Degree
13 13 (17.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (16.00%) Retail
15 11 (14.67%) Banking
15 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
15 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (14.67%) Information Security Management
15 11 (14.67%) Security Management
16 10 (13.33%) Migration
16 10 (13.33%) SLA
16 10 (13.33%) Linux
16 10 (13.33%) UNIX

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Firewall
2 9 (12.00%) LDAP
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (9.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Law
3 12 (16.00%) Retail
4 11 (14.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Security Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Administrator
4 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.00%) Information Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Head of Security
5 8 (10.67%) Head of Information Security
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Technician
6 7 (9.33%) IT Security Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) IT Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Security Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Risk Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Head of IT
8 4 (5.33%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) CESG
4 2 (2.67%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
1 10 (13.33%) UNIX
2 8 (10.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Information Security
2 28 (37.33%) ITIL
3 21 (28.00%) Risk Management
4 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
5 14 (18.67%) Business Continuity
6 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (14.67%) Information Security Management
6 11 (14.67%) Security Management
7 10 (13.33%) Migration
7 10 (13.33%) SIEM
8 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.00%) Information Assurance
10 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.33%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (4.00%) People Management
12 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
12 3 (4.00%) Data Security
12 3 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (94.67%) CISSP
2 22 (29.33%) CISA
3 20 (26.67%) ISSAP
3 20 (26.67%) ISSMP
4 15 (20.00%) ISEB
5 13 (17.33%) Degree
6 6 (8.00%) CEH
7 5 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) PCI QSA
9 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) SSCP
10 2 (2.67%) CCNA
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.33%) CRISC
11 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (29.33%) PCI DSS
3 14 (18.67%) COBIT
4 13 (17.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (13.33%) SLA
6 3 (4.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) Splunk
4 7 (9.33%) Sourcefire
4 7 (9.33%) Websense
5 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee