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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 222 215 232
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISM 43 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 1.82% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 19
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +9.67%
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
1801 1652 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.28% 23.89% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1402 1592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £52,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -13 19 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Cheshire -4 13 £53,000 +9.27% 1
Merseyside +25 11 £50,000 +42.85% 2
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (93.94%) CISSP
2 59 (89.39%) Information Security
3 26 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 22 (33.33%) CISA
5 21 (31.82%) ITIL
5 21 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 20 (30.30%) Management Information System
6 20 (30.30%) ISSAP
6 20 (30.30%) ISSMP
7 19 (28.79%) Firewall
8 18 (27.27%) Degree
9 17 (25.76%) Finance
10 16 (24.24%) UNIX
10 16 (24.24%) Linux
10 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
11 15 (22.73%) Retail
12 14 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (19.70%) Cisco
13 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
13 13 (19.70%) Windows
13 13 (19.70%) Law
13 13 (19.70%) Data Protection
14 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
15 11 (16.67%) Business Continuity
15 11 (16.67%) COBIT
16 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (15.15%) ISEB
17 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) Firewall
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (10.61%) LDAP
4 6 (9.09%) Network Security
5 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Retail
3 13 (19.70%) Law
4 9 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Security Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Information Security Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Head of Security
3 8 (12.12%) Head of Information Security
4 7 (10.61%) Security Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Information Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Security Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) IT Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Security Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) IT Security Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Technician
7 4 (6.06%) Head of IT Security
7 4 (6.06%) Information Risk Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Head of IT
7 4 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) RMADS
4 4 (6.06%) CESG
5 2 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) UNIX
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Information Security
2 21 (31.82%) Risk Management
2 21 (31.82%) ITIL
3 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 13 (19.70%) Data Protection
5 11 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (13.64%) Information Security Management
6 9 (13.64%) SIEM
6 9 (13.64%) Security Management
7 8 (12.12%) Information Assurance
7 8 (12.12%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.55%) People Management
10 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.55%) Data Security
10 3 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (93.94%) CISSP
2 22 (33.33%) CISA
3 20 (30.30%) ISSAP
3 20 (30.30%) ISSMP
4 18 (27.27%) Degree
5 10 (15.15%) ISEB
6 6 (9.09%) CEH
7 4 (6.06%) PCI QSA
7 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.03%) CRISC
9 2 (3.03%) SSCP
9 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (3.03%) CCNA
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 14 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (16.67%) COBIT
5 8 (12.12%) SLA
6 3 (4.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.58%) Websense
3 5 (7.58%) Sourcefire
3 5 (7.58%) Splunk
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