Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 274 328
Rank change year-on-year -10 +54 +57
Permanent jobs citing CISM 220 230 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.91% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 4.22% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 146 172 116
North of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.37% +6.84%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £36,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,725 £74,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 4,703 5,453 6,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.50% 22.43% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,747 4,356 5,107
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 January 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 January 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 0 126 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Yorkshire -6 76 £52,750 +22.67% 7
North East -19 18 £48,500 +7.78% 4
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 211 (95.91%) CISSP
2 182 (82.73%) Information Security
3 157 (71.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 127 (57.73%) CISA
5 70 (31.82%) PCI DSS
6 68 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
7 64 (29.09%) Risk Management
8 62 (28.18%) Finance
9 56 (25.45%) Degree
10 50 (22.73%) CRISC
11 47 (21.36%) Management Information System
12 44 (20.00%) GDPR
13 43 (19.55%) Project Management
14 42 (19.09%) Firewall
15 40 (18.18%) SIEM
16 37 (16.82%) Legal
16 37 (16.82%) Security Architecture
17 35 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (15.45%) Data Security
18 34 (15.45%) Windows
18 34 (15.45%) Data Protection
18 34 (15.45%) CEH
19 33 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
19 33 (15.00%) Network Security
20 30 (13.64%) Security Management
21 28 (12.73%) ITIL
21 28 (12.73%) TOGAF
21 28 (12.73%) Identity Access Management
21 28 (12.73%) SANS
22 27 (12.27%) 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 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.64%) SaaS
3 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.18%) IaaS
3 7 (3.18%) PaaS
4 6 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.36%) Office 365
5 3 (1.36%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.09%) Firewall
2 33 (15.00%) Network Security
3 21 (9.55%) Internet
4 17 (7.73%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.91%) VPN
6 7 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.18%) IPsec
6 7 (3.18%) VLAN
7 6 (2.73%) LAN
7 6 (2.73%) MPLS
7 6 (2.73%) Wireless
8 5 (2.27%) DNS
8 5 (2.27%) WAN
9 4 (1.82%) HTTP
9 4 (1.82%) SMTP
9 4 (1.82%) SNMP
9 4 (1.82%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.91%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) GIS
General
1 62 (28.18%) Finance
2 37 (16.82%) Legal
3 19 (8.64%) Retail
4 12 (5.45%) Front Office
5 11 (5.00%) Marketing
6 8 (3.64%) Law
6 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.27%) Banking
9 4 (1.82%) Electronics
9 4 (1.82%) Games
10 3 (1.36%) Advertising
10 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (28.64%) Security Manager
2 45 (20.45%) Information Security Manager
3 41 (18.64%) Information Manager
4 33 (15.00%) Architect
4 33 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 27 (12.27%) Consultant
6 25 (11.36%) Analyst
6 25 (11.36%) Security Consultant
7 24 (10.91%) Information Analyst
7 24 (10.91%) Information Security Analyst
7 24 (10.91%) Security Analyst
8 18 (8.18%) Security Specialist
9 17 (7.73%) Security Officer
10 16 (7.27%) Information Security Officer
11 13 (5.91%) CISSP Manager
12 12 (5.45%) Information Officer
12 12 (5.45%) Information Specialist
13 11 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
13 11 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
13 11 (5.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.09%) Web Services
2 8 (3.64%) SailPoint
3 7 (3.18%) OAuth
3 7 (3.18%) OpenID
3 7 (3.18%) REST
3 7 (3.18%) SAML
3 7 (3.18%) SOAP
4 6 (2.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.36%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.64%) PKI
3 11 (5.00%) CESG
3 11 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.55%) Smart Meter
5 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.64%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.73%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.82%) BYOD
9 4 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.82%) Smart Energy
10 3 (1.36%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.36%) NHS
10 3 (1.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.45%) Windows
2 22 (10.00%) Linux
3 21 (9.55%) Unix
4 4 (1.82%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (82.73%) Information Security
2 68 (30.91%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (29.09%) Risk Management
4 43 (19.55%) Project Management
5 40 (18.18%) SIEM
6 37 (16.82%) Security Architecture
7 35 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (15.45%) Data Protection
8 34 (15.45%) Data Security
9 33 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
10 30 (13.64%) Security Management
11 28 (12.73%) Identity Access Management
11 28 (12.73%) ITIL
11 28 (12.73%) TOGAF
12 24 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (10.91%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (10.45%) ISMS
13 23 (10.45%) Security Operations
14 22 (10.00%) IT Audit
15 21 (9.55%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
1 4 (1.82%) Python
2 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.36%) 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
1 211 (95.91%) CISSP
2 127 (57.73%) CISA
3 56 (25.45%) Degree
4 50 (22.73%) CRISC
5 34 (15.45%) CEH
6 28 (12.73%) SANS
7 27 (12.27%) SSCP
8 20 (9.09%) CISMP
9 19 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (8.64%) GIAC
10 14 (6.36%) Security Cleared
11 13 (5.91%) CCIE
12 11 (5.00%) CCNA
13 10 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (4.09%) CSSLP
14 9 (4.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 9 (4.09%) SC Cleared
15 8 (3.64%) ISSAP
16 7 (3.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (71.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (31.82%) PCI DSS
3 44 (20.00%) GDPR
4 21 (9.55%) COBIT
5 20 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (7.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (4.09%) HIPAA
8 9 (4.09%) ISO 31000
9 6 (2.73%) Data Quality
9 6 (2.73%) GCP
9 6 (2.73%) ISO 9001
9 6 (2.73%) NIST 800
10 5 (2.27%) COSO
10 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (1.82%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.91%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.73%) Firmware
3 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) FortiGate
1 4 (1.82%) Nagios
1 4 (1.82%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.55%) Cisco
2 10 (4.55%) CyberArk
3 8 (3.64%) NetIQ
4 6 (2.73%) CheckPoint
4 6 (2.73%) Veracode
5 5 (2.27%) Google
5 5 (2.27%) McAfee
5 5 (2.27%) VMware
6 4 (1.82%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.82%) SAP
6 4 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.36%) Capita
7 3 (1.36%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.36%) Splunk
8 2 (0.91%) FireEye
8 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.91%) Imperva
9 1 (0.45%) IBM