Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > North West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 268 309
Rank change year-on-year -33 +41 +35
Permanent jobs citing CISA 63 88 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.71% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 3.13% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 28
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £34,250 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,625 £79,900 £71,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £58,250
% change year-on-year - +7.30% +1.30%

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 2,486 2,813 2,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.37% 22.64% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,852 2,104 2,355
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,288 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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
Manchester +9 29 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Merseyside +10 10 £72,500 +45.00%
Lancashire +8 10 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire -67 5 £55,000 -4.35% 2
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 60 (95.24%) CISSP
2 45 (71.43%) CISM
3 44 (69.84%) Information Security
4 39 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (44.44%) GDPR
6 23 (36.51%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (34.92%) Risk Management
8 19 (30.16%) Finance
9 18 (28.57%) PCI DSS
10 17 (26.98%) Security Management
11 16 (25.40%) Information Security Management
12 13 (20.63%) Legal
12 13 (20.63%) Data Protection
13 11 (17.46%) Data Security
13 11 (17.46%) Degree
13 11 (17.46%) CRISC
14 10 (15.87%) IT Audit
14 10 (15.87%) COBIT
14 10 (15.87%) ISMS
15 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
15 9 (14.29%) Internet
15 9 (14.29%) Data Privacy
16 8 (12.70%) ITIL
16 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (12.70%) QiCA
16 8 (12.70%) CEH
17 7 (11.11%) Security Operations
18 6 (9.52%) Data Transformation
18 6 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
18 6 (9.52%) Risk Analysis

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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
1 3 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Legal
3 6 (9.52%) Front Office
4 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.94%) Publishing
5 4 (6.35%) Retail
6 3 (4.76%) Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Law
7 2 (3.17%) Marketing
8 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Security Manager
2 13 (20.63%) Risk Manager
3 12 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 12 (19.05%) IT Risk Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Information Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Head of Security
5 7 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (11.11%) Security Officer
6 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Compliance Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Security Compliance Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Audit Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Information Officer
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) IT Audit Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Data Protection Officer
8 4 (6.35%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) LDAP
1 1 (1.59%) OAuth
1 1 (1.59%) SAML
1 1 (1.59%) SPNEGO
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Life Science
3 3 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Information Security
2 23 (36.51%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (34.92%) Risk Management
4 17 (26.98%) Security Management
5 16 (25.40%) Information Security Management
6 13 (20.63%) Data Protection
7 11 (17.46%) Data Security
8 10 (15.87%) ISMS
8 10 (15.87%) IT Audit
9 9 (14.29%) Data Privacy
10 8 (12.70%) ITIL
10 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.11%) Security Operations
12 6 (9.52%) Data Transformation
12 6 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.94%) Open Source
13 5 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
13 5 (7.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (95.24%) CISSP
2 45 (71.43%) CISM
3 11 (17.46%) CRISC
3 11 (17.46%) Degree
4 8 (12.70%) CEH
4 8 (12.70%) QiCA
5 5 (7.94%) OSCP
6 4 (6.35%) SSCP
7 3 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.17%) CISMP
8 2 (3.17%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) CCNA
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.59%) GCFA
9 1 (1.59%) GIAC
9 1 (1.59%) GSEC
9 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (61.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (44.44%) GDPR
3 18 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 10 (15.87%) COBIT
5 6 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (7.94%) IASME
6 5 (7.94%) ISO 9001
7 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.59%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.59%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Forcepoint
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) Darktrace
3 2 (3.17%) Dell KACE
3 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.17%) Symantec
3 2 (3.17%) Trend Micro
4 1 (1.59%) CA
4 1 (1.59%) Capita