Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 290 240
Rank change year-on-year +38 -50 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISM 111 92 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.93% 0.62% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 2.79% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 78 57 107
Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,175 £69,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 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 3,336 3,300 4,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.05% 22.11% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 2,503 3,047
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +56 89 £57,500 +15.00% 16
East Midlands +16 22 £62,500 +25.00% 4
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 110 (99.10%) CISSP
2 88 (79.28%) Information Security
3 71 (63.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (55.86%) PCI DSS
5 36 (32.43%) Risk Management
6 35 (31.53%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (29.73%) ITIL
8 31 (27.93%) SC Cleared
8 31 (27.93%) Security Cleared
8 31 (27.93%) SIEM
9 26 (23.42%) GDPR
10 25 (22.52%) Data Protection
11 24 (21.62%) CISA
12 22 (19.82%) CEH
12 22 (19.82%) Degree
13 21 (18.92%) Data Centre
13 21 (18.92%) Cyber Essentials
14 20 (18.02%) Management Information System
15 19 (17.12%) Security Management
15 19 (17.12%) Retail
16 18 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (14.41%) Information Security Management
17 16 (14.41%) CRISC
18 15 (13.51%) DNS
18 15 (13.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 14 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (12.61%) Incident Management
19 14 (12.61%) ISMS
20 13 (11.71%) Windows
20 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery

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 7 (6.31%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) assyst
2 1 (0.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) Office 365
3 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) GitHub
3 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.60%) IaaS
3 4 (3.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) DNS
2 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 9 (8.11%) HTTP
3 8 (7.21%) Network Security
4 7 (6.31%) DHCP
4 7 (6.31%) VoIP
5 4 (3.60%) IPv4
5 4 (3.60%) IPv6
6 3 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) AppScan
General
1 19 (17.12%) Retail
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 25 (22.52%) Information Manager
2 25 (22.52%) Information Security Manager
3 21 (18.92%) Analyst
4 18 (16.22%) Security Analyst
5 17 (15.32%) Information Analyst
5 17 (15.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (12.61%) Compliance Manager
6 14 (12.61%) Security Compliance Manager
7 13 (11.71%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 10 (9.01%) Consultant
9 9 (8.11%) Security Consultant
10 8 (7.21%) Architect
10 8 (7.21%) Security Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) IT Manager
11 7 (6.31%) IT Security Manager
11 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) Spring
2 4 (3.60%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.60%) JSON
2 4 (3.60%) Protocol Buffers
2 4 (3.60%) REST
2 4 (3.60%) RESTful
2 4 (3.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (18.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.21%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (4.50%) CESG
6 4 (3.60%) BYOD
6 4 (3.60%) Cyberattack
6 4 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.80%) PKI
9 1 (0.90%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.41%) Unix
5 4 (3.60%) Android
5 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (79.28%) Information Security
2 36 (32.43%) Risk Management
3 35 (31.53%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (29.73%) ITIL
5 31 (27.93%) SIEM
6 25 (22.52%) Data Protection
7 19 (17.12%) Security Management
8 18 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (14.41%) Information Security Management
10 14 (12.61%) Incident Management
10 14 (12.61%) ISMS
11 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
12 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (10.81%) Project Management
12 12 (10.81%) Security Operations
13 11 (9.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (9.01%) Data Loss Prevention
14 10 (9.01%) Security Testing
15 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) Go
1 4 (3.60%) Perl
1 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.60%) Python
1 4 (3.60%) Ruby
1 4 (3.60%) VBScript
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (99.10%) CISSP
2 31 (27.93%) SC Cleared
2 31 (27.93%) Security Cleared
3 24 (21.62%) CISA
4 22 (19.82%) CEH
4 22 (19.82%) Degree
5 16 (14.41%) CRISC
6 14 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (10.81%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (7.21%) CISMP
8 8 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (7.21%) MCSE
8 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (6.31%) CCNA
9 7 (6.31%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.70%) GIAC
12 3 (2.70%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (63.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (55.86%) PCI DSS
3 26 (23.42%) GDPR
4 21 (18.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (13.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (5.41%) ISAE 3402
7 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (3.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (3.60%) ISO 31000
9 3 (2.70%) COBIT
9 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.90%) COSO
10 1 (0.90%) GPG13
10 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.90%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.90%) PSD2
10 1 (0.90%) QA
10 1 (0.90%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) CASB
1 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.90%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (0.90%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.90%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) HP
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.21%) VMware
2 7 (6.31%) Dell
3 5 (4.50%) ArcSight
4 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.60%) F5
4 4 (3.60%) Google
4 4 (3.60%) McAfee
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) Symantec
5 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) Qualys
6 1 (0.90%) Splunk
6 1 (0.90%) Veracode