Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 272 270
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +142
Permanent jobs citing CISM 222 240 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.88% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.75% 4.48% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 169 153 194
North of England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £39,950 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,250 £73,375
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 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 4,676 5,354 6,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.54% 21.92% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,723 4,193 5,016
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +8.89% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 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
North West -26 111 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Yorkshire +29 97 £57,000 +35.71% 9
North East -28 14 £49,250 +9.44% 3
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North of England region with a requirement for CISM.

1 214 (96.40%) CISSP
2 160 (72.07%) Information Security
3 135 (60.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (50.90%) CISA
5 84 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
6 75 (33.78%) PCI DSS
7 74 (33.33%) Finance
8 60 (27.03%) Degree
8 60 (27.03%) Risk Management
9 56 (25.23%) Security Architecture
10 54 (24.32%) GDPR
11 46 (20.72%) CRISC
11 46 (20.72%) SANS
12 45 (20.27%) Penetration Testing
12 45 (20.27%) Management Information System
13 38 (17.12%) SIEM
14 37 (16.67%) Firewall
14 37 (16.67%) Security Management
15 35 (15.77%) Legal
15 35 (15.77%) CSSLP
16 34 (15.32%) Network Security
17 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (13.51%) Information Security Management
18 30 (13.51%) Project Management
18 30 (13.51%) Data Protection
18 30 (13.51%) TOGAF
18 30 (13.51%) Cryptography
19 28 (12.61%) CEH
20 27 (12.16%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (9.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.70%) Office 365
5 5 (2.25%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.80%) IaaS
6 4 (1.80%) PaaS
6 4 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.67%) Firewall
2 34 (15.32%) Network Security
3 19 (8.56%) Internet
4 8 (3.60%) VPN
5 7 (3.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.70%) MPLS
6 6 (2.70%) VLAN
6 6 (2.70%) WebEx
7 5 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.25%) Wireless
8 4 (1.80%) DNS
8 4 (1.80%) HTTP
8 4 (1.80%) SMTP
8 4 (1.80%) SNMP
9 3 (1.35%) LAN
9 3 (1.35%) WAN
10 1 (0.45%) DMZ
10 1 (0.45%) Intranet
10 1 (0.45%) IPv4
10 1 (0.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.80%) Big Data
2 1 (0.45%) GIS
General
1 74 (33.33%) Finance
2 35 (15.77%) Legal
3 15 (6.76%) Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Front Office
5 11 (4.95%) Retail
6 9 (4.05%) Law
7 8 (3.60%) Marketing
8 6 (2.70%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (2.25%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.80%) Games
10 4 (1.80%) Publishing
10 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.45%) Local Government
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (31.53%) Security Manager
2 45 (20.27%) Information Security Manager
3 44 (19.82%) Architect
3 44 (19.82%) Security Architect
4 41 (18.47%) Information Manager
5 20 (9.01%) Analyst
6 19 (8.56%) IT Architect
6 19 (8.56%) IT Security Architect
6 19 (8.56%) Security Officer
7 18 (8.11%) Information Security Officer
8 16 (7.21%) Security Specialist
9 14 (6.31%) Information Officer
10 13 (5.86%) Consultant
10 13 (5.86%) Risk Manager
10 13 (5.86%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.41%) IT Manager
11 12 (5.41%) Security Analyst
11 12 (5.41%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.50%) CISSP Manager
13 9 (4.05%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) Middleware
2 8 (3.60%) Web Services
3 7 (3.15%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.45%) OAuth
4 1 (0.45%) OpenID
4 1 (0.45%) REST
4 1 (0.45%) SAML
4 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.27%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.66%) Cyber Defence
2 17 (7.66%) PKI
3 11 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.60%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (3.60%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.70%) CESG
7 6 (2.70%) Cyberattack
7 6 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.80%) BYOD
9 4 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.80%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.80%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.91%) Windows
2 11 (4.95%) Linux
3 9 (4.05%) AIX
4 4 (1.80%) Unix
5 1 (0.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (72.07%) Information Security
2 84 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (27.03%) Risk Management
4 56 (25.23%) Security Architecture
5 45 (20.27%) Penetration Testing
6 38 (17.12%) SIEM
7 37 (16.67%) Security Management
8 31 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (13.51%) Cryptography
9 30 (13.51%) Data Protection
9 30 (13.51%) Information Security Management
9 30 (13.51%) Project Management
9 30 (13.51%) TOGAF
10 27 (12.16%) ITIL
10 27 (12.16%) Security Operations
11 24 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (10.81%) OWASP
12 22 (9.91%) Data Loss Prevention
13 21 (9.46%) Data Privacy
13 21 (9.46%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.35%) SQL
3 1 (0.45%) C
3 1 (0.45%) C#
3 1 (0.45%) C++
3 1 (0.45%) Java
3 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 214 (96.40%) CISSP
2 113 (50.90%) CISA
3 60 (27.03%) Degree
4 46 (20.72%) CRISC
4 46 (20.72%) SANS
5 35 (15.77%) CSSLP
6 28 (12.61%) CEH
7 23 (10.36%) SSCP
8 20 (9.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (8.11%) GIAC
10 16 (7.21%) CISMP
11 12 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (5.41%) Security Cleared
12 10 (4.50%) CESG Certified Professional
13 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
14 8 (3.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 7 (3.15%) PCI QSA
16 6 (2.70%) CGEIT
17 5 (2.25%) CCNP
17 5 (2.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (60.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (33.78%) PCI DSS
3 54 (24.32%) GDPR
4 26 (11.71%) COBIT
5 21 (9.46%) HIPAA
6 20 (9.01%) GCP
7 14 (6.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (4.05%) ISO 31000
9 9 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (3.15%) NIST 800
11 5 (2.25%) ISO 22301
11 5 (2.25%) ISO 9001
12 4 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
13 3 (1.35%) PMO
14 1 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.45%) IASME
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) CSIRT
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (9.01%) Veracode
2 13 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.05%) Capita
3 9 (4.05%) CyberArk
4 7 (3.15%) NetIQ
5 5 (2.25%) Forcepoint
5 5 (2.25%) Google
6 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco
6 3 (1.35%) VMware
7 2 (0.90%) FireEye
7 2 (0.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.90%) McAfee
8 1 (0.45%) BT
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Splunk