Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 290 277
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13 +30
Permanent jobs citing CISM 198 218 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.04% 0.89% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 4.59% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 149 162
North of England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £31,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £67,500
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 North of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,069 4,746 5,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 21.47% 19.35% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,222 3,768 4,374
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the North of England

CISM
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for CISM in the North of England

CISM
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CISM in the North of England

CISM
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the North of England region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
North West +6 98 £63,750 +15.91% 17
Yorkshire +53 89 £52,500 -3.67% 13
North East +3 11 £66,427 +36.96% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 North of England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 180 (90.91%) CISSP
2 170 (85.86%) Information Security
3 114 (57.58%) CISA
4 101 (51.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 87 (43.94%) Cybersecurity
6 69 (34.85%) Risk Management
7 59 (29.80%) GDPR
8 54 (27.27%) Finance
9 46 (23.23%) CRISC
10 42 (21.21%) ITIL
10 42 (21.21%) PCI DSS
11 41 (20.71%) Security Management
11 41 (20.71%) SIEM
12 38 (19.19%) Management Information System
12 38 (19.19%) Degree
13 37 (18.69%) CEH
13 37 (18.69%) Security Operations
14 31 (15.66%) Firewall
15 29 (14.65%) Information Security Management
16 27 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (13.64%) Security Architecture
16 27 (13.64%) SANS
17 26 (13.13%) Data Protection
18 24 (12.12%) PKI
18 24 (12.12%) Legal
19 23 (11.62%) Incident Management
19 23 (11.62%) OWASP
20 21 (10.61%) Network Security
20 21 (10.61%) Windows
21 20 (10.10%) SSCP

CISM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 9 (4.55%) Confluence
2 6 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.01%) Apache
3 2 (1.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) JBoss
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.02%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.01%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.66%) Firewall
2 21 (10.61%) Network Security
3 16 (8.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (4.04%) DNS
4 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.04%) VPN
5 6 (3.03%) FTP
6 5 (2.53%) HTTP
6 5 (2.53%) SMTP
6 5 (2.53%) WAN
6 5 (2.53%) Wireless
7 4 (2.02%) MPLS
7 4 (2.02%) VLAN
8 3 (1.52%) SCCP
8 3 (1.52%) SSL
9 2 (1.01%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.01%) LAN
9 2 (1.01%) SNMP
9 2 (1.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.58%) Big Data
2 10 (5.05%) DB2
2 10 (5.05%) Hadoop
2 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) JIRA
2 8 (4.04%) AppScan
3 3 (1.52%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.01%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) Burp Suite
General
1 54 (27.27%) Finance
2 24 (12.12%) Legal
3 11 (5.56%) Banking
4 10 (5.05%) Law
5 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.02%) Marketing
8 2 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (22.73%) Analyst
2 38 (19.19%) Security Manager
3 31 (15.66%) Security Analyst
4 25 (12.63%) Head of Security
5 20 (10.10%) Architect
5 20 (10.10%) Security Architect
6 18 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 18 (9.09%) Information Manager
7 16 (8.08%) Information Security Manager
8 15 (7.58%) Information Analyst
8 15 (7.58%) Information Security Analyst
8 15 (7.58%) Security Engineer
9 14 (7.07%) Information Officer
9 14 (7.07%) Information Security Officer
9 14 (7.07%) Security Officer
10 13 (6.57%) Security Specialist
11 12 (6.06%) IT Analyst
11 12 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
12 11 (5.56%) Head of Information
12 11 (5.56%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) LDAP
1 5 (2.53%) SAML
1 5 (2.53%) Web Services
2 3 (1.52%) .NET
2 3 (1.52%) OAuth
2 3 (1.52%) REST
2 3 (1.52%) SOAP
3 2 (1.01%) SPNEGO
3 2 (1.01%) XACML
4 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.19%) Management Information System
2 24 (12.12%) PKI
3 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.56%) CESG
5 10 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (5.05%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.55%) Smart Meter
7 7 (3.54%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.03%) SWIFT
9 5 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.53%) Virtual Team
10 4 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.51%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.61%) Windows
2 17 (8.59%) Linux
3 15 (7.58%) Unix
4 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (85.86%) Information Security
2 87 (43.94%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (34.85%) Risk Management
4 42 (21.21%) ITIL
5 41 (20.71%) Security Management
5 41 (20.71%) SIEM
6 37 (18.69%) Security Operations
7 29 (14.65%) Information Security Management
8 27 (13.64%) Security Architecture
8 27 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (13.13%) Data Protection
10 23 (11.62%) Incident Management
10 23 (11.62%) OWASP
11 19 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (8.59%) Information Assurance
14 16 (8.08%) Business Continuity
14 16 (8.08%) Mentoring
14 16 (8.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 180 (90.91%) CISSP
2 114 (57.58%) CISA
3 46 (23.23%) CRISC
4 38 (19.19%) Degree
5 37 (18.69%) CEH
6 27 (13.64%) SANS
7 20 (10.10%) SSCP
8 18 (9.09%) CISMP
8 18 (9.09%) GIAC
9 16 (8.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 15 (7.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (7.07%) Security Cleared
12 13 (6.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 12 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (5.56%) ISACA
14 11 (5.56%) SC Cleared
15 8 (4.04%) CREST Certified
15 8 (4.04%) CSSLP
15 8 (4.04%) ISSAP
16 7 (3.54%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (51.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (29.80%) GDPR
3 42 (21.21%) PCI DSS
4 14 (7.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 6 (3.03%) COBIT
7 6 (3.03%) HIPAA
7 6 (3.03%) ISO 31000
8 5 (2.53%) QA
9 3 (1.52%) SLA
10 2 (1.01%) PSD2
11 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) Nessus
2 9 (4.55%) HP Fortify
3 5 (2.53%) Forum Sentry
3 5 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.52%) QRadar
5 2 (1.01%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) Oracle
2 10 (5.05%) Sybase
3 9 (4.55%) IBM
3 9 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.04%) F5
5 7 (3.54%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.03%) Apple
6 6 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.53%) Splunk
8 4 (2.02%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.52%) Google
10 2 (1.01%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.01%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.01%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.01%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.01%) Ping Identity
10 2 (1.01%) Qualys
10 2 (1.01%) SAP
10 2 (1.01%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.01%) Veracode