Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 236 233
Rank change year-on-year -64 -3 +61
Permanent jobs citing CISM 93 177 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.61% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 4.34% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 59 110 144
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,326 4,077 4,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.99% 24.63% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,517 3,009 3,504
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the Midlands

CISM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for CISM in the Midlands

CISM
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the Midlands

CISM
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
West Midlands -74 65 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East Midlands +7 28 £50,000 +11.11% 9
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CISM.

1 87 (93.55%) CISSP
2 72 (77.42%) Information Security
3 57 (61.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (43.01%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (38.71%) GDPR
6 32 (34.41%) Data Protection
7 30 (32.26%) ITIL
8 28 (30.11%) Risk Management
9 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
9 27 (29.03%) CISA
10 24 (25.81%) PCI DSS
11 21 (22.58%) Firewall
12 20 (21.51%) SIEM
13 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (18.28%) Cyber Essentials
14 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
14 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
15 14 (15.05%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (13.98%) Compliance Audit
17 12 (12.90%) SSCP
17 12 (12.90%) Security Management
17 12 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
17 12 (12.90%) Network Security
17 12 (12.90%) CRISC
17 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
18 11 (11.83%) Identity Access Management
18 11 (11.83%) VPN
19 10 (10.75%) Unix
19 10 (10.75%) Windows
19 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Office 365
2 7 (7.53%) SaaS
3 6 (6.45%) IaaS
3 6 (6.45%) PaaS
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.58%) Firewall
2 12 (12.90%) Network Security
3 11 (11.83%) VPN
4 9 (9.68%) SSL
5 8 (8.60%) Internet
5 8 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.15%) HTTP
6 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) AppScan
General
1 7 (7.53%) Legal
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 32 (34.41%) Security Analyst
3 31 (33.33%) Security Manager
4 19 (20.43%) Information Manager
5 17 (18.28%) Information Analyst
5 17 (18.28%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (17.20%) Information Security Manager
7 13 (13.98%) IT Manager
7 13 (13.98%) IT Security Manager
8 11 (11.83%) IT Analyst
9 10 (10.75%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
11 7 (7.53%) Consultant
11 7 (7.53%) Security Consultant
11 7 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (7.53%) Senior Information Analyst
11 7 (7.53%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 7 (7.53%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (6.45%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.05%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.23%) CESG
6 3 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.15%) BYOD
7 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Unix
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Solaris
2 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (77.42%) Information Security
2 40 (43.01%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (34.41%) Data Protection
4 30 (32.26%) ITIL
5 28 (30.11%) Risk Management
6 20 (21.51%) SIEM
7 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.98%) Compliance Audit
9 12 (12.90%) Security Management
9 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (11.83%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
11 10 (10.75%) Security Testing
11 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.68%) Cryptography
12 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
12 9 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (9.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 9 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) C
3 2 (2.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) C++
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (93.55%) CISSP
2 27 (29.03%) CISA
3 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.90%) CRISC
4 12 (12.90%) SSCP
5 9 (9.68%) CEH
6 8 (8.60%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (8.60%) Degree
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.45%) GIAC
8 5 (5.38%) SANS
9 4 (4.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (4.30%) IRCA
10 3 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.23%) GCIA
10 3 (3.23%) GCIH
10 3 (3.23%) ISSMP
10 3 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (61.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (38.71%) GDPR
3 24 (25.81%) PCI DSS
4 17 (18.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (8.60%) ISO 9001
5 8 (8.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (5.38%) COBIT
6 5 (5.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (4.30%) ISO 22301
8 3 (3.23%) PMO
9 2 (2.15%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.08%) GPG13
10 1 (1.08%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) QRadar
2 2 (2.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.08%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) VMware
2 7 (7.53%) Reuters
3 6 (6.45%) Citrix
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.30%) Capita
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.15%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.08%) BT
8 1 (1.08%) HP
8 1 (1.08%) Qualys
8 1 (1.08%) Veracode