Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 280 284
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISA 29 66 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.70% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 52 57
North West median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,550 £32,000
90th Percentile £116,500 £63,400 £80,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -2.31% +4.00% -

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 1,691 2,447 2,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.27% 23.09% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,960 1,974
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,721 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 +23 24 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Cheshire +12 4 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Merseyside +3 1 - -
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, IT jobs citing CISA 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 West region with a requirement for CISA.

1 27 (93.10%) CISSP
2 26 (89.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (75.86%) Information Security
4 21 (72.41%) CISM
5 16 (55.17%) NIST
6 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (44.83%) Finance
8 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
8 11 (37.93%) GDPR
9 9 (31.03%) Internal Audit
9 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (27.59%) SIEM
10 8 (27.59%) CRISC
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL
12 6 (20.69%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
12 6 (20.69%) Compliance Audit
13 5 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
13 5 (17.24%) SDLC
13 5 (17.24%) ISMS
13 5 (17.24%) Project Management
13 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (13.79%) Apple
14 4 (13.79%) Azure
14 4 (13.79%) AWS
14 4 (13.79%) COBIT

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Head of Information
4 4 (13.79%) Head of Security
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Information Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technology Risk Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Compliance Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Animation
2 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (31.03%) Internal Audit
3 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (27.59%) SIEM
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Compliance Audit
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) ISMS
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) IT Audit
8 3 (10.34%) Network Design
8 3 (10.34%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) CISSP
2 21 (72.41%) CISM
3 8 (27.59%) CRISC
4 6 (20.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
7 2 (6.90%) ACCA
7 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
7 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CEH
8 1 (3.45%) CISMP
8 1 (3.45%) GIAC
8 1 (3.45%) GSEC
8 1 (3.45%) ISACA
8 1 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (3.45%) MCSE
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) PMP
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (89.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (55.17%) NIST
3 11 (37.93%) GDPR
3 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
4 4 (13.79%) COBIT
4 4 (13.79%) ISO 22301
4 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
5 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (6.90%) COSO
6 2 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (6.90%) ITGC
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware