Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 122 170
Rank change year-on-year -1 +48 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISM 55 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.79% 0.93% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.81% 4.21% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 8
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +17.07% -2.38%
10th Percentile £40,000 £54,500 £40,800
90th Percentile £76,875 £65,275 £53,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 624 499 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.27% 22.16% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 425 399 600
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,775
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CISM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 9 £70,000 +16.67%
Chester -5 9 £42,500 -
Runcorn - 4 - -
Knutsford -42 3 - -
Wilmslow +9 1 £51,500 -
CISM
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 52 (94.55%) CISSP
2 40 (72.73%) Information Security
3 31 (56.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (50.91%) CISA
5 26 (47.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (43.64%) Finance
7 23 (41.82%) Degree
8 21 (38.18%) Risk Management
8 21 (38.18%) Project Management
9 18 (32.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (32.73%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (30.91%) CRISC
10 17 (30.91%) Data Security
11 16 (29.09%) Legal
11 16 (29.09%) ITIL
11 16 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (29.09%) Matrix Organization
11 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 15 (27.27%) Data Analytics
12 15 (27.27%) Analytics
13 14 (25.45%) PCI DSS
14 12 (21.82%) Identity Access Management
15 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
15 10 (18.18%) CEH
16 9 (16.36%) Risk Analysis
16 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
16 9 (16.36%) GDPR
16 9 (16.36%) IT Audit
17 8 (14.55%) Unix

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 (1.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) IaaS
1 3 (5.45%) PaaS
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) IPsec
3 5 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) Network Security
5 2 (3.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) GIS
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Legal
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Games
5 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 2 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
1 12 (21.82%) Security Manager
2 10 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.73%) IT Security Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Information Officer
4 6 (10.91%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (10.91%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Security Officer
5 5 (9.09%) Audit Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Information Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) IT Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Information Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) OAuth
1 6 (10.91%) OpenID
1 6 (10.91%) REST
1 6 (10.91%) SAML
1 6 (10.91%) SOAP
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.91%) CESG
2 6 (10.91%) PKI
2 6 (10.91%) Smart Meter
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Information Security
2 26 (47.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (38.18%) Project Management
3 21 (38.18%) Risk Management
4 18 (32.73%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (32.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (30.91%) Data Security
6 16 (29.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (29.09%) ITIL
6 16 (29.09%) Matrix Organization
6 16 (29.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 15 (27.27%) Analytics
7 15 (27.27%) Data Analytics
8 12 (21.82%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (16.36%) IT Audit
9 9 (16.36%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (12.73%) IT Governance
10 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
10 7 (12.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (94.55%) CISSP
2 28 (50.91%) CISA
3 23 (41.82%) Degree
4 17 (30.91%) CRISC
5 10 (18.18%) CEH
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.91%) CCIE
7 6 (10.91%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (10.91%) GIAC
7 6 (10.91%) ISSAP
7 6 (10.91%) SSCP
8 4 (7.27%) CREST Certified
8 4 (7.27%) OSCP
8 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.27%) Tigerscheme
9 3 (5.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (5.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (3.64%) CISMP
10 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (56.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.45%) PCI DSS
3 9 (16.36%) GDPR
4 7 (12.73%) COBIT
4 7 (12.73%) COSO
5 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (5.45%) SLA
7 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
1 4 (7.27%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Juniper
3 2 (3.64%) Imperva
3 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft