Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 311 314
Rank change year-on-year +63 +3 +26
Permanent jobs citing CISA 132 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 1.69% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 84 45 22
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,050 £47,610
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £63,250 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.20% +8.70% +4.55%

CISA 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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2877 2780 3243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.88% 23.35% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2206 2249 2540
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% +2.22% -

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the North West

CISA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISA in the North West.

Salary trend for CISA in the North West

CISA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in the North West over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for CISA in the North West

CISA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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
Manchester +6 58 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Cheshire +17 53 £51,750 -1.43% 4
Lancashire +8 11 £42,500 +28.79%
Merseyside +2 1 - -
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CISA.

1 114 (86.36%) Information Security
2 109 (82.58%) CISSP
3 97 (73.48%) CISM
4 83 (62.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (38.64%) Finance
6 39 (29.55%) Degree
6 39 (29.55%) Management Information System
7 38 (28.79%) CRISC
8 32 (24.24%) Project Management
9 29 (21.97%) Retail
10 27 (20.45%) Risk Management
11 26 (19.70%) Legal
11 26 (19.70%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (18.94%) Data Security
13 22 (16.67%) PCI DSS
14 21 (15.91%) Data Protection
14 21 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (15.91%) Internet
15 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (13.64%) GDPR
16 18 (13.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 17 (12.88%) Matrix Organization
17 17 (12.88%) Data Analytics
17 17 (12.88%) Analytics
17 17 (12.88%) Process Improvement
17 17 (12.88%) Computer Science
18 16 (12.12%) ITIL
19 15 (11.36%) IT Governance
19 15 (11.36%) ISMS
20 14 (10.61%) Smart Meter

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) SaaS
2 4 (3.03%) IaaS
3 3 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) Internet
2 8 (6.06%) Firewall
3 7 (5.30%) Network Security
4 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) GIS
General
1 51 (38.64%) Finance
2 29 (21.97%) Retail
3 26 (19.70%) Legal
4 4 (3.03%) Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Billing
5 3 (2.27%) Games
5 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (37.88%) Analyst
2 47 (35.61%) Security Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Information Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Information Security Analyst
4 24 (18.18%) Security Manager
5 19 (14.39%) Information Security Manager
6 18 (13.64%) Information Manager
7 13 (9.85%) Compliance Analyst
8 12 (9.09%) Head of Security
8 12 (9.09%) Security Specialist
9 11 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
9 11 (8.33%) Information Specialist
9 11 (8.33%) IT Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Risk Manager
10 10 (7.58%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (6.82%) Consultant
12 8 (6.06%) CISSP Manager
12 8 (6.06%) Security Consultant
13 7 (5.30%) Information Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.55%) Management Information System
2 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.88%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.61%) Smart Energy
4 14 (10.61%) Smart Meter
5 13 (9.85%) Virtual Team
6 9 (6.82%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.79%) CESG
7 5 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.27%) FMCG
8 3 (2.27%) Wiki
9 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.76%) iSeries
10 1 (0.76%) NHS
10 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Unix
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (86.36%) Information Security
2 32 (24.24%) Project Management
3 27 (20.45%) Risk Management
4 26 (19.70%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (18.94%) Data Security
6 21 (15.91%) Data Protection
6 21 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.88%) Analytics
7 17 (12.88%) Data Analytics
7 17 (12.88%) Matrix Organization
7 17 (12.88%) Process Improvement
8 16 (12.12%) ITIL
9 15 (11.36%) ISMS
9 15 (11.36%) IT Governance
10 14 (10.61%) Identity Management
10 14 (10.61%) IT Audit
10 14 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (10.61%) Security Management
11 13 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (82.58%) CISSP
2 97 (73.48%) CISM
3 39 (29.55%) Degree
4 38 (28.79%) CRISC
5 18 (13.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 14 (10.61%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (10.61%) Security+ Certification
7 13 (9.85%) CNE
7 13 (9.85%) MCSE
7 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (9.85%) Novell Certification
8 12 (9.09%) SANS
9 11 (8.33%) CISMP
10 6 (4.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 5 (3.79%) ACCA
12 3 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.52%) QiCA
14 1 (0.76%) CIMA
14 1 (0.76%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (62.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 18 (13.64%) GDPR
4 12 (9.09%) COBIT
5 10 (7.58%) SLA
6 9 (6.82%) ISO 22301
7 8 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (4.55%) COSO
9 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (3.03%) HIPAA
10 4 (3.03%) ISO 9001
10 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (3.03%) QA
11 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.76%) PMO
11 1 (0.76%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
1 6 (4.55%) Juniper
2 5 (3.79%) SAP
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix