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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 78 103 115
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 11 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.04% 0.15% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 0.59% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,608
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 215 340 412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.34% 25.97% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 141 280 301
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Chester - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 - -
CISM
North West

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 34 (94.44%) CISSP
2 29 (80.56%) Information Security
3 22 (61.11%) Risk Management
4 21 (58.33%) Finance
5 20 (55.56%) PCI DSS
6 15 (41.67%) Degree
7 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (38.89%) CISA
8 12 (33.33%) Security Management
9 11 (30.56%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (27.78%) Data Management
10 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
10 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
10 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
10 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
10 10 (27.78%) Security Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Network Security
11 9 (25.00%) Data Security
11 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity
12 8 (22.22%) Law
12 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 8 (22.22%) Analytics
12 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
13 7 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (19.44%) ISMS
14 6 (16.67%) PCI QSA

CISM
Top Related 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Network Security
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) GIS
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Law
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
4 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Advertising
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Legal
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Security Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Chief Information Officer
3 6 (16.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 6 (16.67%) Chief Security Officer
3 6 (16.67%) CIO
3 6 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Officer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Information Security
2 22 (61.11%) Risk Management
3 12 (33.33%) Security Management
4 11 (30.56%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (27.78%) Data Management
5 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
5 10 (27.78%) Security Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 9 (25.00%) Data Security
7 8 (22.22%) Analytics
7 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (19.44%) ISMS
9 6 (16.67%) BCP
Qualifications
1 34 (94.44%) CISSP
2 15 (41.67%) Degree
3 14 (38.89%) CISA
4 6 (16.67%) ISSAP
4 6 (16.67%) PCI QSA
5 3 (8.33%) CEH
6 2 (5.56%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.56%) CRISC
6 2 (5.56%) OSCP
6 2 (5.56%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.78%) CISMP
7 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 14 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (16.67%) ISO22301
4 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.56%) COBIT
6 1 (2.78%) BS25999
6 1 (2.78%) COSO
6 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Avaya
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco
1 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix