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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England / North West
Rank 203 174 242
Rank change year-on-year -29 +68  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 45 61 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 1.07% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 4.23% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 13
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,380 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1379 1442 1821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.75% 25.35% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1167 1424
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CISM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -43 18 £52,500 -13.04% 3
Cheshire +17 9 £56,250 +12.50%
Lancashire -5 1 - -
Merseyside -10 1 £50,000 +5.26%
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 118 (95.16%) CISSP
2 103 (83.06%) Information Security
3 60 (48.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (46.77%) PCI DSS
5 50 (40.32%) Risk Management
6 43 (34.68%) CISA
7 40 (32.26%) Finance
7 40 (32.26%) Degree
8 35 (28.23%) Security Management
9 34 (27.42%) Security Operations
10 30 (24.19%) Management Information System
10 30 (24.19%) Incident Management
11 27 (21.77%) Network Security
12 22 (17.74%) Business Continuity
12 22 (17.74%) Information Security Management
13 21 (16.94%) Banking
14 20 (16.13%) CISMP
14 20 (16.13%) Information Assurance
15 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
15 19 (15.32%) Computer Science
15 19 (15.32%) Data Security
15 19 (15.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (14.52%) Retail
17 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (13.71%) ITIL
17 17 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
18 14 (11.29%) Risk Assessment
18 14 (11.29%) Service Delivery
18 14 (11.29%) COBIT

CISM
Top Related 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 (4.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.77%) Network Security
2 12 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (8.87%) Firewall
4 4 (3.23%) Internet
5 3 (2.42%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) DMZ
6 1 (0.81%) IPsec
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.81%) SSL
6 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) GIS
General
1 40 (32.26%) Finance
2 21 (16.94%) Banking
3 18 (14.52%) Retail
4 13 (10.48%) Legal
5 12 (9.68%) Telecoms
6 9 (7.26%) Law
7 7 (5.65%) Marketing
8 4 (3.23%) Advertising
9 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.81%) Electronics
11 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (21.77%) Analyst
2 26 (20.97%) Consultant
3 25 (20.16%) Security Analyst
4 23 (18.55%) Information Manager
4 23 (18.55%) Security Manager
5 18 (14.52%) Information Security Manager
6 16 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (12.10%) Senior Security Analyst
8 14 (11.29%) Security Consultant
9 10 (8.06%) Information Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) Information Security Officer
9 10 (8.06%) Security Officer
10 9 (7.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 9 (7.26%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (7.26%) IT Analyst
10 9 (7.26%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) Architect
11 7 (5.65%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.19%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.32%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.65%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.81%) CESG
10 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.81%) iPhone
10 1 (0.81%) PKI
10 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Unix
2 2 (1.61%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (83.06%) Information Security
2 50 (40.32%) Risk Management
3 35 (28.23%) Security Management
4 34 (27.42%) Security Operations
5 30 (24.19%) Incident Management
6 22 (17.74%) Business Continuity
6 22 (17.74%) Information Security Management
7 20 (16.13%) Information Assurance
8 19 (15.32%) Data Security
8 19 (15.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (13.71%) ITIL
9 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (11.29%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (11.29%) Service Delivery
11 13 (10.48%) Security Architecture
12 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (8.87%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.26%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (95.16%) CISSP
2 43 (34.68%) CISA
3 40 (32.26%) Degree
4 20 (16.13%) CISMP
5 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.48%) ISSAP
7 12 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (8.06%) CRISC
9 9 (7.26%) CCNP
9 9 (7.26%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.84%) CEH
10 6 (4.84%) PCI QSA
10 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.03%) IISP
12 4 (3.23%) SANS
13 3 (2.42%) CREST Certified
13 3 (2.42%) GCFA
13 3 (2.42%) GCFE
13 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (2.42%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (48.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (46.77%) PCI DSS
3 14 (11.29%) COBIT
4 11 (8.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (7.26%) ISO22301
6 6 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.61%) SLA
8 1 (0.81%) BS25999
8 1 (0.81%) COSO
8 1 (0.81%) GDPR
8 1 (0.81%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Cisco
2 4 (3.23%) ArcSight
2 4 (3.23%) Splunk
3 2 (1.61%) Avaya
3 2 (1.61%) Riverbed
3 2 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) Citrix
4 1 (0.81%) CyberArk
4 1 (0.81%) Intel
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle
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