Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 281 293
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 +74
Permanent jobs citing CISM 179 245 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.82% 1.01% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 4.71% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 140 177 189
North of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.79% +31.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £33,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,300 £71,500
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 4,163 5,199 5,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.06% 21.49% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,229 4,076 4,836
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -39 84 £53,750 -2.27% 18
Yorkshire +40 75 £53,750 +2.38% 10
North East -21 20 £65,750 +1.15% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 170 (94.97%) CISSP
2 137 (76.54%) Information Security
3 113 (63.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 90 (50.28%) CISA
5 62 (34.64%) PCI DSS
5 62 (34.64%) Cybersecurity
6 50 (27.93%) Risk Management
7 49 (27.37%) GDPR
8 48 (26.82%) Degree
9 40 (22.35%) Finance
10 39 (21.79%) Security Management
11 35 (19.55%) Data Protection
12 32 (17.88%) Security Architecture
12 32 (17.88%) Information Security Management
13 28 (15.64%) Management Information System
14 25 (13.97%) Firewall
14 25 (13.97%) SIEM
15 24 (13.41%) ISMS
16 22 (12.29%) Penetration Testing
17 19 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (10.61%) CEH
18 18 (10.06%) Data Security
18 18 (10.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
19 17 (9.50%) Identity Access Management
19 17 (9.50%) CESG Certified Professional
19 17 (9.50%) Security Operations
19 17 (9.50%) Banking
19 17 (9.50%) COBIT
19 17 (9.50%) Network Security
20 15 (8.38%) CRISC

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 3 (1.68%) Confluence
1 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) JBoss
2 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.68%) Office 365
3 3 (1.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.97%) Firewall
2 17 (9.50%) Network Security
3 14 (7.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.91%) Internet
5 5 (2.79%) WAN
6 4 (2.23%) LAN
6 4 (2.23%) VPN
6 4 (2.23%) Wireless
7 3 (1.68%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (1.68%) DMZ
7 3 (1.68%) IPv4
7 3 (1.68%) IPv6
7 3 (1.68%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.12%) DKIM
8 2 (1.12%) DMARC
8 2 (1.12%) SMS
8 2 (1.12%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.12%) WebEx
9 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) GIS
1 2 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) AppScan
General
1 40 (22.35%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 15 (8.38%) Legal
4 10 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.91%) Law
6 6 (3.35%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.79%) Publishing
8 4 (2.23%) Front Office
8 4 (2.23%) Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (30.17%) Security Manager
2 46 (25.70%) Analyst
3 41 (22.91%) Security Analyst
4 32 (17.88%) Information Analyst
4 32 (17.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 29 (16.20%) Information Manager
6 27 (15.08%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (10.06%) Architect
8 17 (9.50%) Security Architect
9 12 (6.70%) Security Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Consultant
10 10 (5.59%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.59%) Security Consultant
10 10 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) CISSP Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) Head of Security
11 9 (5.03%) Senior Information Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 8 (4.47%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) Middleware
2 7 (3.91%) Web Services
3 6 (3.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) OAuth
4 1 (0.56%) SAML
4 1 (0.56%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.56%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.64%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.26%) CESG
3 8 (4.47%) Cyberattack
3 8 (4.47%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (4.47%) Life Science
3 8 (4.47%) PKI
4 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.35%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.23%) Smart Energy
8 3 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.68%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Windows
2 11 (6.15%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) AIX
4 3 (1.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (76.54%) Information Security
2 62 (34.64%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (27.93%) Risk Management
4 39 (21.79%) Security Management
5 35 (19.55%) Data Protection
6 32 (17.88%) Information Security Management
6 32 (17.88%) Security Architecture
7 25 (13.97%) SIEM
8 24 (13.41%) ISMS
9 22 (12.29%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.06%) Data Security
12 17 (9.50%) Identity Access Management
12 17 (9.50%) Security Operations
13 15 (8.38%) ITIL
14 14 (7.82%) Analytics
15 13 (7.26%) Information Assurance
16 12 (6.70%) Risk Analysis
16 12 (6.70%) TOGAF
17 11 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.68%) Python
2 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.12%) Perl
2 2 (1.12%) PHP
2 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 170 (94.97%) CISSP
2 90 (50.28%) CISA
3 48 (26.82%) Degree
4 19 (10.61%) CEH
5 18 (10.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 17 (9.50%) CESG Certified Professional
7 15 (8.38%) CRISC
8 14 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (7.82%) SSCP
9 11 (6.15%) SANS
10 10 (5.59%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
12 7 (3.91%) CISMP
13 6 (3.35%) CCNP
13 6 (3.35%) GIAC
14 5 (2.79%) CSSLP
15 4 (2.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (2.23%) CCNA
15 4 (2.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 4 (2.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (63.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (34.64%) PCI DSS
3 49 (27.37%) GDPR
4 17 (9.50%) COBIT
5 15 (8.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (7.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (4.47%) IASME
7 8 (4.47%) ISO 9001
8 6 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (2.79%) SLA
10 4 (2.23%) PMO
11 3 (1.68%) HIPAA
12 2 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (1.12%) ISO 22301
12 2 (1.12%) QA
13 1 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.56%) COSO
13 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.68%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.68%) Nessus
3 2 (1.12%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (4.47%) CheckPoint
1 8 (4.47%) Darktrace
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco
2 5 (2.79%) Forcepoint
3 4 (2.23%) Digital Shadows
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.68%) Splunk
4 3 (1.68%) Veracode
5 2 (1.12%) Dell KACE
5 2 (1.12%) IBM
5 2 (1.12%) Juniper
5 2 (1.12%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.12%) Symantec
5 2 (1.12%) Trend Micro
6 1 (0.56%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.56%) F5
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle
6 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.56%) SmartCo
6 1 (0.56%) VMware