Period
to 23 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 284 257
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +41
Permanent jobs citing CISA 60 83 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.69% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 3.30% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 65 79
North West median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +2.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,562 £75,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,250
% change year-on-year - +2.77% +1.61%

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 2,332 2,514 2,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.00% 20.76% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,517 1,879 2,193
North West median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,312 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +13 38 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Merseyside +1 18 £32,500 -35.00%
Cheshire +24 4 - - 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 50 (83.33%) CISM
2 41 (68.33%) CISSP
3 37 (61.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (60.00%) Information Security
5 29 (48.33%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (43.33%) Finance
7 22 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (36.67%) NIST
8 21 (35.00%) Degree
8 21 (35.00%) Management Information System
8 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 21 (35.00%) PRINCE2
9 20 (33.33%) COBIT
10 15 (25.00%) Supplier Management
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 15 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
10 15 (25.00%) Line Management
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 15 (25.00%) Progress
10 15 (25.00%) PMI
10 15 (25.00%) PMI Certification
10 15 (25.00%) ISAE 3402
11 13 (21.67%) CRISC
12 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
13 11 (18.33%) ITIL
13 11 (18.33%) Internal Audit
14 10 (16.67%) GDPR
14 10 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (15.00%) Security Operations

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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Flow
1 5 (8.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.67%) Network Security
1 1 (1.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (1.67%) Power BI
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Legal
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Billing
5 4 (6.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Security Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Head of Security
5 6 (10.00%) Risk Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Head of Design
6 5 (8.33%) Technology Risk Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.67%) Information Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Principal Security Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Head of Information
9 2 (3.33%) Head of Information Security
9 2 (3.33%) IT Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Security Assurance Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Security Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (35.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (25.00%) PMI
4 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.67%) Cyberattack
6 3 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.33%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Information Security
2 29 (48.33%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (25.00%) Line Management
4 15 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 12 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (18.33%) Internal Audit
6 11 (18.33%) ITIL
7 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 8 (13.33%) IT Audit
9 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.67%) Security Management
10 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (10.00%) Information Security Management
11 5 (8.33%) Business Development
11 5 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (83.33%) CISM
2 41 (68.33%) CISSP
3 21 (35.00%) Degree
4 15 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 15 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 13 (21.67%) CRISC
6 9 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (8.33%) CREST Certified
7 5 (8.33%) SSCP
8 4 (6.67%) ISACA
8 4 (6.67%) SANS
9 3 (5.00%) DBS Check
9 3 (5.00%) GIAC
9 3 (5.00%) GSEC
10 2 (3.33%) CISMP
11 1 (1.67%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (61.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (36.67%) NIST
3 20 (33.33%) COBIT
4 15 (25.00%) ISAE 3402
5 10 (16.67%) GDPR
5 10 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (10.00%) NCSC
8 3 (5.00%) COSO
9 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Progress
3 5 (8.33%) Sparx
4 4 (6.67%) Zscaler
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) SAP