Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 229 234
Rank change year-on-year -31 +5 +95
Permanent jobs citing CISM 96 137 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 1.04% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 4.60% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 111
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,700 £40,875 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £79,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year - +5.69% +2.50%

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 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 2,582 2,981 2,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.66% 22.57% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,918 2,249 2,294
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the North West

CISM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CISM in the North West

CISM
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the North West

CISM
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 CISM within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -4 37 £55,000 - 10
Cheshire -40 26 £60,000 - 2
Merseyside +26 16 £57,500 -
Lancashire +14 16 £55,000 +22.22%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 96 (100.00%) CISSP
2 65 (67.71%) Information Security
3 47 (48.96%) CISA
3 47 (48.96%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (38.54%) Security Architecture
6 27 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
8 22 (22.92%) Security Management
9 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (21.88%) Security Operations
10 20 (20.83%) CSSLP
10 20 (20.83%) Degree
10 20 (20.83%) Information Security Management
11 19 (19.79%) PCI DSS
12 18 (18.75%) HIPAA
12 18 (18.75%) OWASP
12 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (18.75%) SANS
12 18 (18.75%) Management Information System
12 18 (18.75%) Finance
12 18 (18.75%) Cryptography
13 17 (17.71%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (17.71%) GCP
13 17 (17.71%) Veracode
13 17 (17.71%) GDPR
13 17 (17.71%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (16.67%) Security Testing
15 14 (14.58%) Legal
15 14 (14.58%) Software Deployment

CISM
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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) JBoss
2 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (17.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.13%) Office 365
4 3 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Firewall
2 8 (8.33%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.08%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.04%) Broadband
5 1 (1.04%) Intranet
5 1 (1.04%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.04%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) GIS
1 2 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Legal
3 10 (10.42%) Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.21%) Law
5 5 (5.21%) Publishing
6 4 (4.17%) Front Office
6 4 (4.17%) Retail
7 3 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Security Manager
2 23 (23.96%) Analyst
3 22 (22.92%) Security Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Architect
4 15 (15.63%) Security Architect
5 13 (13.54%) Information Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Information Manager
6 10 (10.42%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (9.38%) Compliance Manager
7 9 (9.38%) Security Compliance Manager
7 9 (9.38%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 6 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
9 6 (6.25%) Security Specialist
10 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) IT Architect
10 5 (5.21%) IT Security Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) LDAP
2 1 (1.04%) OAuth
2 1 (1.04%) SAML
2 1 (1.04%) SPNEGO
2 1 (1.04%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 14 (14.58%) Cyber Defence
3 10 (10.42%) PKI
4 8 (8.33%) CESG
4 8 (8.33%) Life Science
5 7 (7.29%) Cyberattack
5 7 (7.29%) Smart Meter
6 4 (4.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.17%) Smart Energy
7 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.71%) Information Security
2 47 (48.96%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (38.54%) Security Architecture
4 27 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (23.96%) Risk Management
6 22 (22.92%) Security Management
7 21 (21.88%) Security Operations
8 20 (20.83%) Information Security Management
9 18 (18.75%) Cryptography
9 18 (18.75%) OWASP
10 17 (17.71%) Artificial Intelligence
11 16 (16.67%) Security Testing
12 14 (14.58%) Machine Learning
12 14 (14.58%) Software Deployment
13 13 (13.54%) SIEM
14 12 (12.50%) ISMS
14 12 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
15 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (10.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.08%) Perl
2 2 (2.08%) PHP
2 2 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) CISSP
2 47 (48.96%) CISA
3 20 (20.83%) CSSLP
3 20 (20.83%) Degree
4 18 (18.75%) SANS
5 10 (10.42%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (10.42%) CRISC
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.29%) CCNP
8 3 (3.13%) CEH
8 3 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) CISMP
9 2 (2.08%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.04%) CCNA
10 1 (1.04%) GCIH
10 1 (1.04%) GSEC
10 1 (1.04%) GSLC
10 1 (1.04%) ISEB
10 1 (1.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (19.79%) PCI DSS
3 18 (18.75%) HIPAA
4 17 (17.71%) GCP
4 17 (17.71%) GDPR
5 11 (11.46%) COBIT
6 8 (8.33%) IASME
6 8 (8.33%) ISO 9001
7 7 (7.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.04%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Veracode
2 6 (6.25%) Darktrace
3 5 (5.21%) Forcepoint
4 4 (4.17%) Digital Shadows
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) Dell KACE
6 2 (2.08%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.08%) Symantec
6 2 (2.08%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.04%) BT
7 1 (1.04%) Capita