Period
to 22 September 2017

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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 248 324
Rank change year-on-year +31 +76 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISM 144 111 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.93% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 3.99% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 107 102 32
North West median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% -10.40% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £43,100
90th Percentile £79,700 £72,400 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 2863 2779 3277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.83% 23.31% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 2260 2578
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,150 £60,000 £61,325
England median annual salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% +2.22% -

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 22 September 2017.

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 22 September 2017. 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 -38 65 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Cheshire +12 56 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Lancashire +2 11 £42,500 +26.87%
Merseyside -1 1 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CISM.

1 124 (86.11%) CISSP
2 113 (78.47%) Information Security
3 92 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 85 (59.03%) CISA
5 48 (33.33%) CRISC
6 43 (29.86%) Finance
7 39 (27.08%) PCI DSS
8 30 (20.83%) Risk Management
9 29 (20.14%) Degree
10 28 (19.44%) Data Protection
11 23 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (15.97%) Security Management
11 23 (15.97%) GDPR
12 21 (14.58%) Management Information System
13 20 (13.89%) Internet
13 20 (13.89%) ITIL
13 20 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (12.50%) Retail
14 18 (12.50%) IT Strategy
14 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (11.81%) Project Management
16 16 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 14 (9.72%) SANS
17 14 (9.72%) IT Audit
18 13 (9.03%) Banking
18 13 (9.03%) COBIT
18 13 (9.03%) IT Governance
18 13 (9.03%) CISMP
18 13 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
19 11 (7.64%) Security Architecture

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 1 (0.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) SaaS
2 3 (2.08%) IaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) Internet
2 11 (7.64%) Firewall
3 9 (6.25%) Network Security
4 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) GIS
General
1 43 (29.86%) Finance
2 18 (12.50%) Retail
3 13 (9.03%) Banking
4 8 (5.56%) Legal
5 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Advertising
6 3 (2.08%) Billing
6 3 (2.08%) Games
6 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
7 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 31 (21.53%) Analyst
3 27 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
4 25 (17.36%) Information Manager
5 20 (13.89%) Consultant
6 19 (13.19%) Security Analyst
7 16 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 14 (9.72%) IT Manager
9 13 (9.03%) CISSP Manager
9 13 (9.03%) Information Analyst
9 13 (9.03%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (8.33%) Head of Security
10 12 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (7.64%) Risk Analyst
12 10 (6.94%) Security Specialist
13 9 (6.25%) CISSP Consultant
13 9 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
13 9 (6.25%) Information Specialist
14 8 (5.56%) IT Analyst
15 7 (4.86%) CISSP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.94%) Smart Energy
3 10 (6.94%) Smart Meter
4 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.25%) Internet of Things
5 7 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.47%) CESG
6 5 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.69%) FMCG
9 1 (0.69%) iSeries
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) PMI
9 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (78.47%) Information Security
2 30 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 28 (19.44%) Data Protection
4 23 (15.97%) Security Management
4 23 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (13.89%) ITIL
6 18 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 17 (11.81%) Project Management
8 14 (9.72%) IT Audit
9 13 (9.03%) IT Governance
9 13 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (7.64%) Information Security Management
10 11 (7.64%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (7.64%) Security Architecture
11 10 (6.94%) Coaching
11 10 (6.94%) ISMS
11 10 (6.94%) Privileged Access Management
11 10 (6.94%) Supplier Management
12 9 (6.25%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.39%) C
2 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (86.11%) CISSP
2 85 (59.03%) CISA
3 48 (33.33%) CRISC
4 29 (20.14%) Degree
5 14 (9.72%) SANS
6 13 (9.03%) CISMP
7 8 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.17%) Master's Degree
9 5 (3.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (3.47%) CEH
9 5 (3.47%) CREST Certified
9 5 (3.47%) OSCP
9 5 (3.47%) Tigerscheme
10 3 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.39%) GCFA
11 2 (1.39%) GCFE
12 1 (0.69%) IISP
12 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (27.08%) PCI DSS
3 23 (15.97%) GDPR
4 16 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (9.03%) COBIT
6 11 (7.64%) SLA
7 10 (6.94%) ISO 9001
8 9 (6.25%) ISO 22301
9 8 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (4.17%) COSO
10 6 (4.17%) ISO 14001
11 4 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (2.08%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (4.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (4.17%) Juniper
3 2 (1.39%) Imperva
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) SAP
3 2 (1.39%) Splunk
4 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco
4 1 (0.69%) Citrix
4 1 (0.69%) CyberArk
4 1 (0.69%) HP
4 1 (0.69%) IBM
4 1 (0.69%) NetIQ
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle