Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 241 294
Rank change year-on-year +10 +53 +29
Permanent jobs citing CISM 147 126 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.11% 1.02% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.25% 4.56% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 101 100 35
North West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £41,388
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +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 2801 2761 3298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.14% 22.46% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 2185 2517
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -29 68 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Cheshire +6 58 £51,500 -14.17% 1
Lancashire +9 11 £42,500 +26.87%
Merseyside +17 3 £45,000 -29.41%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 131 (89.12%) CISSP
2 115 (78.23%) Information Security
3 99 (67.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (63.27%) CISA
5 53 (36.05%) CRISC
6 46 (31.29%) Cybersecurity
7 41 (27.89%) Project Management
7 41 (27.89%) Degree
7 41 (27.89%) PCI DSS
8 40 (27.21%) Finance
9 35 (23.81%) Risk Management
9 35 (23.81%) GDPR
10 31 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (19.05%) Data Security
12 25 (17.01%) Data Protection
13 23 (15.65%) Security Management
14 22 (14.97%) ITIL
15 21 (14.29%) Legal
15 21 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
16 20 (13.61%) Management Information System
17 19 (12.93%) Matrix Organization
18 18 (12.24%) Internet
18 18 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
19 17 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (11.56%) Analytics
19 17 (11.56%) Security Architecture
19 17 (11.56%) Retail
20 16 (10.88%) Smart Meter
20 16 (10.88%) COBIT
20 16 (10.88%) 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 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) SaaS
2 4 (2.72%) IaaS
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.72%) Office 365
3 3 (2.04%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.04%) PaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.24%) Internet
2 12 (8.16%) Firewall
2 12 (8.16%) Network Security
3 11 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.76%) IPsec
5 2 (1.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) GIS
General
1 40 (27.21%) Finance
2 21 (14.29%) Legal
3 17 (11.56%) Retail
4 10 (6.80%) Front Office
5 9 (6.12%) Banking
6 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 6 (4.08%) Games
8 4 (2.72%) Law
8 4 (2.72%) Marketing
9 3 (2.04%) Advertising
9 3 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.36%) Billing
10 2 (1.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Security Manager
2 32 (21.77%) Information Security Manager
3 30 (20.41%) Information Manager
4 28 (19.05%) Analyst
5 24 (16.33%) Security Analyst
6 22 (14.97%) Information Analyst
6 22 (14.97%) Information Security Analyst
7 16 (10.88%) CISSP Manager
8 13 (8.84%) Consultant
8 13 (8.84%) IT Manager
8 13 (8.84%) Security Specialist
9 11 (7.48%) Information Security Specialist
9 11 (7.48%) Information Specialist
9 11 (7.48%) Security Consultant
10 10 (6.80%) Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Information Security Officer
10 10 (6.80%) IT Security Manager
10 10 (6.80%) Security Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Security Officer
11 8 (5.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) OAuth
1 7 (4.76%) OpenID
1 7 (4.76%) REST
1 7 (4.76%) SAML
1 7 (4.76%) SOAP
1 7 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.88%) Smart Meter
3 10 (6.80%) Smart Energy
4 9 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (5.44%) CESG
5 8 (5.44%) PKI
6 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.08%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.04%) PMI
8 3 (2.04%) Wiki
9 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.36%) NHS
10 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.68%) FMCG
10 1 (0.68%) iSeries
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.80%) Unix
1 10 (6.80%) Windows
2 8 (5.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (78.23%) Information Security
2 46 (31.29%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (27.89%) Project Management
4 35 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 31 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (19.05%) Data Security
7 25 (17.01%) Data Protection
8 23 (15.65%) Security Management
9 22 (14.97%) ITIL
10 21 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 19 (12.93%) Matrix Organization
12 18 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (11.56%) Analytics
13 17 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (11.56%) Security Architecture
14 16 (10.88%) Data Analytics
14 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 15 (10.20%) Data Privacy
15 15 (10.20%) Information Security Management
16 14 (9.52%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.36%) C
3 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (89.12%) CISSP
2 93 (63.27%) CISA
3 53 (36.05%) CRISC
4 41 (27.89%) Degree
5 15 (10.20%) CEH
6 11 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.48%) SSCP
7 10 (6.80%) SANS
8 8 (5.44%) CISMP
8 8 (5.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 7 (4.76%) CCIE
9 7 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (4.76%) GIAC
9 7 (4.76%) ISSAP
10 6 (4.08%) Master's Degree
10 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.72%) CREST Certified
11 4 (2.72%) OSCP
11 4 (2.72%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (67.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (27.89%) PCI DSS
3 35 (23.81%) GDPR
4 16 (10.88%) COBIT
5 14 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (6.80%) ISO 9001
7 9 (6.12%) ISO 22301
8 8 (5.44%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (4.76%) COSO
10 6 (4.08%) ISO 14001
10 6 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (2.72%) SLA
12 2 (1.36%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.68%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.68%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (3.40%) CheckPoint
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.72%) Google
2 4 (2.72%) Juniper
3 3 (2.04%) Forcepoint
4 2 (1.36%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.36%) Imperva
4 2 (1.36%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.36%) SAP
4 2 (1.36%) Splunk
5 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.68%) Capita
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle