Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 228 213
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +102
Permanent jobs citing CISM 161 170 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.08% 1.10% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 4.82% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 116 122 176
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £37,875 £37,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £69,688 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 3,398 3,527 4,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.81% 22.75% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,356 2,715 3,653
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,400 £63,750
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.07% +4.25%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -15 113 £55,000 +15.79% 16
East Midlands +12 46 £62,500 +42.05% 7
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 156 (96.89%) CISSP
2 122 (75.78%) Information Security
3 104 (64.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (38.51%) Cybersecurity
5 53 (32.92%) PCI DSS
6 52 (32.30%) Data Protection
6 52 (32.30%) Risk Management
7 51 (31.68%) Management Information System
7 51 (31.68%) ITIL
8 44 (27.33%) CISA
9 37 (22.98%) GDPR
10 31 (19.25%) Finance
11 29 (18.01%) SIEM
12 28 (17.39%) CRISC
13 27 (16.77%) Firewall
14 24 (14.91%) Security Management
15 23 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
16 22 (13.66%) Security Operations
17 21 (13.04%) Data Centre
17 21 (13.04%) Cryptography
18 20 (12.42%) OWASP
19 19 (11.80%) Security Testing
19 19 (11.80%) SANS
19 19 (11.80%) CEH
20 18 (11.18%) Penetration Testing
20 18 (11.18%) GIAC
20 18 (11.18%) Vulnerability Management
20 18 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
21 17 (10.56%) Line Management
21 17 (10.56%) Agile Software Development

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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.59%) Office 365
3 8 (4.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (4.97%) SaaS
4 7 (4.35%) IaaS
4 7 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) Firewall
2 15 (9.32%) VPN
3 13 (8.07%) SSL
4 12 (7.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (7.45%) Network Security
5 10 (6.21%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (4.35%) PBX
6 7 (4.35%) VoIP
6 7 (4.35%) WAN
7 6 (3.73%) HTTP
8 3 (1.86%) SMS
9 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) AppScan
General
1 31 (19.25%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Back Office
2 10 (6.21%) Games
3 6 (3.73%) Legal
3 6 (3.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.24%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Local Government
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (43.48%) Security Manager
2 46 (28.57%) Analyst
3 43 (26.71%) Security Analyst
4 37 (22.98%) Information Manager
5 34 (21.12%) Information Security Manager
6 32 (19.88%) IT Manager
7 28 (17.39%) Information Analyst
7 28 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
8 25 (15.53%) IT Security Manager
9 18 (11.18%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (10.56%) Senior Security Analyst
11 16 (9.94%) IT Analyst
11 16 (9.94%) Senior Information Analyst
11 16 (9.94%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 13 (8.07%) IT Security Analyst
13 11 (6.83%) SOC Manager
14 9 (5.59%) Compliance Manager
14 9 (5.59%) Operational Security Manager
14 9 (5.59%) Security Compliance Manager
14 9 (5.59%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.68%) Management Information System
2 23 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 16 (9.94%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (6.83%) BYOD
7 7 (4.35%) CESG
8 6 (3.73%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.11%) Cyberattack
9 5 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.24%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.62%) NHS
13 1 (0.62%) Robotics
13 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.32%) Unix
1 15 (9.32%) Windows
2 7 (4.35%) Solaris
2 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (75.78%) Information Security
2 62 (38.51%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (32.30%) Data Protection
3 52 (32.30%) Risk Management
4 51 (31.68%) ITIL
5 29 (18.01%) SIEM
6 24 (14.91%) Security Management
7 22 (13.66%) Security Operations
8 21 (13.04%) Cryptography
9 20 (12.42%) OWASP
10 19 (11.80%) Security Testing
11 18 (11.18%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (11.18%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (10.56%) Line Management
13 16 (9.94%) Compliance Audit
14 15 (9.32%) Information Security Management
15 14 (8.70%) ITIL V3
15 14 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.24%) SQL
3 1 (0.62%) C
3 1 (0.62%) C#
3 1 (0.62%) C++
3 1 (0.62%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 156 (96.89%) CISSP
2 44 (27.33%) CISA
3 28 (17.39%) CRISC
4 19 (11.80%) CEH
4 19 (11.80%) SANS
5 18 (11.18%) GIAC
6 16 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (9.94%) Degree
6 16 (9.94%) Security Cleared
6 16 (9.94%) SSCP
7 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.21%) ISEB
9 9 (5.59%) CCNP
10 8 (4.97%) CSSLP
11 7 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (4.35%) CCDP
11 7 (4.35%) MCSE
11 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (4.35%) OSCP
12 6 (3.73%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (64.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (32.92%) PCI DSS
3 37 (22.98%) GDPR
4 15 (9.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (7.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (6.21%) ISO 9001
7 8 (4.97%) GCP
7 8 (4.97%) HIPAA
7 8 (4.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (3.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (2.48%) COBIT
10 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (1.86%) NIST 800
10 3 (1.86%) PMO
11 2 (1.24%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.62%) GPG13
12 1 (0.62%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) HP Fortify
1 6 (3.73%) WebInspect
2 3 (1.86%) QRadar
3 2 (1.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.62%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 14 (8.70%) Veracode
2 12 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.59%) IBM
3 9 (5.59%) Reuters
3 9 (5.59%) VMware
4 7 (4.35%) Citrix
4 7 (4.35%) Oracle
5 6 (3.73%) HP
5 6 (3.73%) Qualys
6 5 (3.11%) Capita
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco
8 2 (1.24%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.24%) NetIQ