The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 78 123
Rank change year-on-year -4 +45  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 35 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.42% 0.84% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.84% 3.65% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 5
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.31%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 219 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.35% 22.98% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 210 180 275
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing CISM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM in Cheshire.

Salary trend for CISM in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CISM in Cheshire

CISM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 10 £62,500 +38.88%
Knutsford -31 7 - -
Crewe - 2 £50,000 -
Chester +2 1 £75,000 - 1
CISM
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CISM.

1 36 (78.26%) CISSP
1 36 (78.26%) Information Security
2 29 (63.04%) Finance
3 21 (45.65%) CISA
4 20 (43.48%) Risk Management
5 19 (41.30%) IT Strategy
6 18 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 13 (28.26%) CRISC
9 11 (23.91%) SLA
9 11 (23.91%) ITIL
9 11 (23.91%) IT Audit
10 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (19.57%) IT Governance
11 9 (19.57%) Network Security
11 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
11 9 (19.57%) GIS
11 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (19.57%) Firewall
11 9 (19.57%) Banking
12 8 (17.39%) Security Management
12 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 8 (17.39%) ISMS
12 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (15.22%) Demand Management
13 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (15.22%) Economics
14 6 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (13.04%) Juniper
14 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
1 9 (19.57%) Network Security
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) GIS
General
1 29 (63.04%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Risk Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Head of Security
4 6 (13.04%) Audit Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) CISSP Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) IT Risk Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Technology Risk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Audit Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Information Risk Manager
7 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Information Security
2 20 (43.48%) Risk Management
3 19 (41.30%) IT Strategy
4 11 (23.91%) IT Audit
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) IT Governance
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.39%) ISMS
6 8 (17.39%) Security Management
6 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (15.22%) Demand Management
7 7 (15.22%) Economics
8 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Data Management
10 4 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) CISSP
2 21 (45.65%) CISA
3 14 (30.43%) Degree
4 13 (28.26%) CRISC
5 4 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.35%) CEH
6 2 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CISMP
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.17%) IISP
7 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.17%) OSCP
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.17%) SANS
7 1 (2.17%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.91%) SLA
3 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
4 6 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.35%) COBIT
5 2 (4.35%) COSO
5 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.17%) BS25999
6 1 (2.17%) GDPR
6 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
1 6 (13.04%) Juniper
2 2 (4.35%) Avaya
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) HP
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago