Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 237 253
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 +48
Permanent jobs citing CISM 123 127 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.96% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% 4.55% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 84 74 45
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,000 £40,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £70,875 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 2,547 2,793 3,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.91% 22.84% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 2,103 2,434
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £22,075
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 62 £57,500 +4.55% 9
Cheshire -39 45 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Merseyside +27 10 £51,250 +2.50%
Lancashire +11 2 £55,000 +37.50%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 120 (97.56%) CISSP
2 89 (72.36%) Information Security
3 77 (62.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (55.28%) CISA
5 59 (47.97%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (28.46%) Degree
7 33 (26.83%) Project Management
8 32 (26.02%) Risk Management
8 32 (26.02%) Data Security
8 32 (26.02%) CRISC
9 31 (25.20%) PCI DSS
10 29 (23.58%) Security Architecture
11 28 (22.76%) GDPR
12 27 (21.95%) Finance
12 27 (21.95%) Legal
13 25 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (18.70%) Penetration Testing
15 21 (17.07%) Data Protection
16 20 (16.26%) Analytics
17 19 (15.45%) Root Cause Analysis
17 19 (15.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (14.63%) OWASP
18 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
18 18 (14.63%) SANS
19 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (13.82%) HIPAA
19 17 (13.82%) Matrix Organization
19 17 (13.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
20 16 (13.01%) Data Analytics

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 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.44%) IaaS
3 3 (2.44%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.44%) PaaS
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Network Security
2 9 (7.32%) Firewall
3 8 (6.50%) Internet
4 7 (5.69%) IPsec
4 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) DMZ
5 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.81%) IPv4
5 1 (0.81%) IPv6
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) GIS
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
1 27 (21.95%) Legal
2 12 (9.76%) Front Office
2 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Law
4 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Marketing
5 4 (3.25%) Games
6 2 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (26.83%) Security Manager
2 22 (17.89%) Information Manager
2 22 (17.89%) Information Security Manager
3 18 (14.63%) Analyst
4 17 (13.82%) Architect
4 17 (13.82%) Security Analyst
4 17 (13.82%) Security Architect
5 15 (12.20%) Information Analyst
5 15 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Information Security Officer
6 14 (11.38%) Security Officer
7 12 (9.76%) Security Specialist
8 10 (8.13%) Information Officer
9 9 (7.32%) CISSP Manager
10 8 (6.50%) Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Information Security Specialist
11 7 (5.69%) Information Specialist
11 7 (5.69%) IT Manager
11 7 (5.69%) Security Consultant
12 6 (4.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) Web Services
2 7 (5.69%) OAuth
2 7 (5.69%) OpenID
2 7 (5.69%) REST
2 7 (5.69%) SAML
2 7 (5.69%) SOAP
3 3 (2.44%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Cyber Defence
2 13 (10.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.13%) CESG
3 10 (8.13%) PKI
4 8 (6.50%) Smart Meter
5 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.44%) Wiki
8 2 (1.63%) PMI
8 2 (1.63%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.81%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Unix
3 8 (6.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (72.36%) Information Security
2 59 (47.97%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (26.83%) Project Management
4 32 (26.02%) Data Security
4 32 (26.02%) Risk Management
5 29 (23.58%) Security Architecture
6 25 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.70%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (17.07%) Data Protection
9 20 (16.26%) Analytics
10 19 (15.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (15.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
11 18 (14.63%) OWASP
12 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (13.82%) Matrix Organization
12 17 (13.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 16 (13.01%) Data Analytics
13 16 (13.01%) Data Privacy
14 15 (12.20%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) C#
2 1 (0.81%) C++
2 1 (0.81%) Java
2 1 (0.81%) PHP
2 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (97.56%) CISSP
2 68 (55.28%) CISA
3 35 (28.46%) Degree
4 32 (26.02%) CRISC
5 18 (14.63%) SANS
6 16 (13.01%) CEH
7 15 (12.20%) CSSLP
8 14 (11.38%) SSCP
9 10 (8.13%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
11 8 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (5.69%) CCIE
12 7 (5.69%) GIAC
12 7 (5.69%) ISSAP
13 5 (4.07%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
15 3 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (2.44%) CREST Certified
16 2 (1.63%) CompTIA Security+
16 2 (1.63%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (62.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (25.20%) PCI DSS
3 28 (22.76%) GDPR
4 17 (13.82%) HIPAA
5 15 (12.20%) GCP
6 13 (10.57%) COBIT
7 9 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (3.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (2.44%) COSO
9 3 (2.44%) ISO 22301
10 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
10 2 (1.63%) ISO 31000
10 2 (1.63%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.81%) GPG13
11 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.81%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Veracode
2 4 (3.25%) Google
3 3 (2.44%) Forcepoint
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.44%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.63%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.81%) Capita
5 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Splunk
5 1 (0.81%) VMware