Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 163 219
Rank change year-on-year -21 +56 +19
Permanent jobs citing CISM 13 38 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 5.42% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 44
10th Percentile £37,875 £38,750 £36,800
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,875 £45,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £54,350 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -21.80% -9.42% +4.35%
75th Percentile £45,000 £85,000 £77,188
90th Percentile £52,875 £86,250 £93,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +4.35%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 659 701 1,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.90% 16.89% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 448 531 1,076
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,125
25th Percentile £39,500 £33,750 £35,047
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,875 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +4.65%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing CISM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for CISM in Manchester

CISM
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISM in Manchester.

Salary trend for CISM in Manchester

CISM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISM in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for CISM in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CISM.

1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISA
2 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Measurement
3 7 (53.85%) NIST
4 5 (38.46%) Legal
5 4 (30.77%) CEH
6 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Law
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) COBIT
7 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (15.38%) Behavioural Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) GDPR
8 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) Due Diligence
8 1 (7.69%) DevSecOps
8 1 (7.69%) GRC
8 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IPv4
2 1 (7.69%) IPv6
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Security Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) IT Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Measurement
1 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Behavioural Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) DevSecOps
4 1 (7.69%) Due Diligence
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ISMS
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) CEH
4 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (7.69%) CCSP
5 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CISMP
5 1 (7.69%) CRISC
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) NIST
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (7.69%) GDPR
4 1 (7.69%) GRC
4 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft