Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 242 224
Rank change year-on-year -29 -18 +103
Permanent jobs citing CISM 98 129 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 1.03% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 4.57% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 85 76 84
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £39,100 £40,000 £41,625
90th Percentile £82,000 £71,875 £75,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 2,478 2,822 2,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.36% 22.63% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 2,105 2,366
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 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 27 May 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 27 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 +10 46 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Cheshire -55 25 £60,000 -
Merseyside +18 15 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Lancashire +7 11 £55,000 +37.50% 2
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 98 (100.00%) CISSP
2 67 (68.37%) Information Security
3 50 (51.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (47.96%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (44.90%) CISA
6 35 (35.71%) Security Architecture
7 26 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (26.53%) Risk Management
8 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (23.47%) CSSLP
10 22 (22.45%) OWASP
10 22 (22.45%) SANS
11 21 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (21.43%) HIPAA
11 21 (21.43%) Cryptography
11 21 (21.43%) GDPR
12 20 (20.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 20 (20.41%) GCP
12 20 (20.41%) PCI DSS
12 20 (20.41%) Veracode
12 20 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (19.39%) Finance
13 19 (19.39%) Security Management
14 18 (18.37%) Management Information System
14 18 (18.37%) Information Security Management
14 18 (18.37%) Degree
15 17 (17.35%) Cyber Defence
15 17 (17.35%) Software Deployment
15 17 (17.35%) Machine Learning
16 16 (16.33%) CRISC

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 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) JBoss
2 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.06%) Office 365
4 3 (3.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) Firewall
1 10 (10.20%) Network Security
2 9 (9.18%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) Sourcefire
3 2 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.02%) DMZ
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.02%) IPv4
4 1 (1.02%) IPv6
4 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) GIS
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Legal
3 7 (7.14%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Front Office
4 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Publishing
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
6 3 (3.06%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Law
6 3 (3.06%) Marketing
6 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Security Manager
2 17 (17.35%) Architect
2 17 (17.35%) Security Architect
3 12 (12.24%) Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Information Manager
3 12 (12.24%) Information Security Manager
3 12 (12.24%) Security Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Head of Security
5 7 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (7.14%) Security Compliance Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Security Officer
5 7 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 6 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.12%) IT Security Specialist
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) LDAP
2 1 (1.02%) Middleware
2 1 (1.02%) OAuth
2 1 (1.02%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.02%) SAML
2 1 (1.02%) SPNEGO
2 1 (1.02%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.35%) Cyber Defence
3 10 (10.20%) PKI
4 8 (8.16%) CESG
5 6 (6.12%) Life Science
6 5 (5.10%) Smart Meter
7 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.06%) Cyberattack
8 3 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.04%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Information Security
2 47 (47.96%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (35.71%) Security Architecture
4 26 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (26.53%) Risk Management
5 22 (22.45%) OWASP
6 21 (21.43%) Cryptography
7 20 (20.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 19 (19.39%) Security Management
9 18 (18.37%) Information Security Management
10 17 (17.35%) Machine Learning
10 17 (17.35%) Software Deployment
11 15 (15.31%) Security Operations
12 14 (14.29%) Security Testing
13 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.24%) Data Protection
14 12 (12.24%) Data Security
15 11 (11.22%) ISMS
15 11 (11.22%) ITIL
15 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (1.02%) C
3 1 (1.02%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) C++
3 1 (1.02%) PHP
3 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) CISSP
2 44 (44.90%) CISA
3 23 (23.47%) CSSLP
4 22 (22.45%) SANS
5 18 (18.37%) Degree
6 16 (16.33%) CRISC
7 10 (10.20%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (6.12%) CCNP
9 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.08%) CEH
10 4 (4.08%) CISMP
10 4 (4.08%) SSCP
11 3 (3.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.04%) PCI QSA
13 1 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (1.02%) CCNA
13 1 (1.02%) CREST Certified
13 1 (1.02%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (51.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (21.43%) GDPR
2 21 (21.43%) HIPAA
3 20 (20.41%) GCP
3 20 (20.41%) PCI DSS
4 12 (12.24%) COBIT
5 6 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (6.12%) IASME
5 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (5.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.02%) GPG13
7 1 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.02%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.02%) ISO 31000
7 1 (1.02%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.02%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.02%) Nessus
3 1 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Veracode
2 5 (5.10%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco
4 2 (2.04%) Darktrace
4 2 (2.04%) Dell KACE
4 2 (2.04%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.04%) Symantec
4 2 (2.04%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.02%) BT
5 1 (1.02%) Capita
5 1 (1.02%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.02%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.02%) Splunk
5 1 (1.02%) VMware