Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 283 212
Rank change year-on-year +55 -71 +119
Permanent jobs citing CISM 150 119 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.07% 0.77% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 3.42% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 110 74 151
Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,225 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,505 3,481 4,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.02% 22.54% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,405 2,780 3,697
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,800 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +51 121 £57,000 +14.00% 14
East Midlands +11 24 £65,000 +18.18% 4
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 149 (99.33%) CISSP
2 113 (75.33%) Information Security
3 97 (64.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (47.33%) PCI DSS
5 58 (38.67%) Risk Management
6 51 (34.00%) Data Protection
7 48 (32.00%) ITIL
8 45 (30.00%) GDPR
9 41 (27.33%) Data Centre
10 40 (26.67%) Management Information System
10 40 (26.67%) CISA
10 40 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (21.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 32 (21.33%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (18.00%) SIEM
13 26 (17.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 26 (17.33%) Finance
14 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
15 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
15 22 (14.67%) CRISC
15 22 (14.67%) Security Operations
15 22 (14.67%) Cryptography
15 22 (14.67%) Service Delivery
15 22 (14.67%) Security Management
16 20 (13.33%) SANS
16 20 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
16 20 (13.33%) OWASP
17 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (12.00%) Data Security
18 18 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.00%) assyst
2 7 (4.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.67%) Office 365
3 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) Cisco IPT
1 9 (6.00%) DNS
2 8 (5.33%) VoIP
3 6 (4.00%) HTTP
3 6 (4.00%) PBX
3 6 (4.00%) WAN
4 5 (3.33%) Firewall
5 4 (2.67%) SMS
6 2 (1.33%) DHCP
6 2 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.33%) SSL
6 2 (1.33%) VPN
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) AppScan
General
1 26 (17.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Back Office
3 5 (3.33%) Games
3 5 (3.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.00%) Local Government
5 1 (0.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (46.00%) Security Manager
2 41 (27.33%) Information Manager
3 40 (26.67%) Information Security Manager
4 24 (16.00%) Analyst
4 24 (16.00%) Security Analyst
5 22 (14.67%) IT Manager
6 19 (12.67%) Security Officer
7 17 (11.33%) Information Analyst
7 17 (11.33%) Information Officer
7 17 (11.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 17 (11.33%) Information Security Officer
8 16 (10.67%) Compliance Manager
8 16 (10.67%) IT Security Manager
8 16 (10.67%) Security Compliance Manager
9 14 (9.33%) Information Security Compliance Manager
10 11 (7.33%) SOC Manager
11 10 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
12 9 (6.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
12 9 (6.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.33%) Data Centre
2 40 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.67%) BYOD
3 13 (8.67%) CESG
3 13 (8.67%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.33%) Freedom of Information
4 11 (7.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (4.67%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.67%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Robotics
8 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.00%) Linux
2 3 (2.00%) Unix
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (75.33%) Information Security
2 58 (38.67%) Risk Management
3 51 (34.00%) Data Protection
4 48 (32.00%) ITIL
5 40 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (21.33%) Penetration Testing
7 27 (18.00%) SIEM
8 22 (14.67%) Cryptography
8 22 (14.67%) Security Management
8 22 (14.67%) Security Operations
8 22 (14.67%) Service Delivery
9 20 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 20 (13.33%) OWASP
10 18 (12.00%) Data Security
10 18 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (12.00%) Security Testing
11 17 (11.33%) Information Security Management
11 17 (11.33%) IT Governance
12 16 (10.67%) Business Continuity
13 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 149 (99.33%) CISSP
2 40 (26.67%) CISA
3 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
4 22 (14.67%) CRISC
4 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
5 20 (13.33%) SANS
6 17 (11.33%) Degree
7 15 (10.00%) CEH
8 14 (9.33%) GIAC
9 12 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (6.67%) ISEB
11 8 (5.33%) CSSLP
11 8 (5.33%) MCSE
11 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (4.67%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (4.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 6 (4.00%) CCDP
13 6 (4.00%) CCNP
13 6 (4.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (64.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (47.33%) PCI DSS
3 45 (30.00%) GDPR
4 32 (21.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 26 (17.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (5.33%) GCP
7 8 (5.33%) HIPAA
8 7 (4.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (4.67%) QA
9 2 (1.33%) IASME
9 2 (1.33%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.67%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) HP Fortify
1 4 (2.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.00%) Veracode
3 8 (5.33%) Capita
4 6 (4.00%) HP
5 4 (2.67%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) Qualys
6 3 (2.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.33%) Dell
7 2 (1.33%) VMware
8 1 (0.67%) ArcSight