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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 225 192 218
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs citing CISM 30 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 3.00% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 35
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £42,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
1716 1569 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.35% 22.86% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1327 1617
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Merseyside +13 14 £50,000 +23.45% 3
Cheshire -11 13 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Manchester -37 3 £52,500 -4.54% 2
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 43 (100.00%) CISSP
2 35 (81.40%) Information Security
3 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
3 17 (39.53%) ITIL
4 16 (37.21%) Degree
5 15 (34.88%) ISSAP
5 15 (34.88%) ISSMP
6 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
6 14 (32.56%) UNIX
6 14 (32.56%) Linux
7 13 (30.23%) Risk Management
7 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (27.91%) CISA
9 11 (25.58%) Security Management
9 11 (25.58%) Finance
9 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco
9 11 (25.58%) Windows
9 11 (25.58%) Retail
9 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
10 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
10 10 (23.26%) Information Security Management
11 9 (20.93%) Firewall
11 9 (20.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (20.93%) COBIT
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (16.28%) Banking
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
13 6 (13.95%) Law

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
1 11 (25.58%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Law
4 4 (9.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Information Security Engineer
1 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Information Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Information Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Information Risk Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Information Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Technician
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) RMADS
3 4 (9.30%) CESG
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) UNIX
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Information Security
2 17 (39.53%) ITIL
3 13 (30.23%) Risk Management
4 11 (25.58%) Security Management
4 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
4 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
5 10 (23.26%) Information Security Management
6 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
7 5 (11.63%) SIEM
8 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) ISMS
10 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.65%) IT Governance
10 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (37.21%) Degree
3 15 (34.88%) ISSAP
3 15 (34.88%) ISSMP
4 12 (27.91%) CISA
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) ISEB
6 3 (6.98%) SSCP
6 3 (6.98%) CEH
7 2 (4.65%) CRISC
7 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) GIAC
8 1 (2.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
2 13 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (20.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (20.93%) COBIT
4 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Websense
4 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
4 3 (6.98%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
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