Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 229 241
Rank change year-on-year -58 +12 +58
Permanent jobs citing CISM 79 148 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 1.12% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.12% 5.16% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56 104 100
North West median annual salary £51,250 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.65% -10.42% +13.21%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,150 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,125
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 2,534 2,867 2,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.67% 21.70% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,963 2,185 2,232
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -24 32 £57,500 +4.55% 12
Cheshire -19 22 £62,500 +6.84% 6
Merseyside +24 15 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Lancashire +6 9 £35,000 -17.65%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 74 (93.67%) CISSP
2 65 (82.28%) Information Security
3 50 (63.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (54.43%) CISA
5 23 (29.11%) PCI DSS
5 23 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (24.05%) Security Operations
6 19 (24.05%) GDPR
6 19 (24.05%) CEH
7 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
8 16 (20.25%) Degree
8 16 (20.25%) SIEM
8 16 (20.25%) Data Protection
9 15 (18.99%) Security Management
9 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
10 13 (16.46%) Information Security Management
10 13 (16.46%) Incident Management
11 12 (15.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (13.92%) Analytics
13 10 (12.66%) Security Architecture
13 10 (12.66%) Network Security
13 10 (12.66%) ISMS
13 10 (12.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (12.66%) PKI
13 10 (12.66%) Finance
13 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (11.39%) Banking
14 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
14 9 (11.39%) Threat Intelligence

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 2 (2.53%) Apache
1 2 (2.53%) IIS
1 2 (2.53%) JBoss
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (12.66%) Network Security
3 8 (10.13%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) LAN
5 4 (5.06%) VPN
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 3 (3.80%) DMZ
6 3 (3.80%) IPv4
6 3 (3.80%) IPv6
6 3 (3.80%) Wireless Security
7 2 (2.53%) Broadband
7 2 (2.53%) DKIM
7 2 (2.53%) DMARC
7 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.53%) WebEx
8 1 (1.27%) FTP
8 1 (1.27%) HTTP
8 1 (1.27%) SMTP
8 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) GIS
1 2 (2.53%) MySQL
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
2 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Law
4 5 (6.33%) Legal
5 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Analyst
2 25 (31.65%) Security Analyst
3 23 (29.11%) Security Manager
4 19 (24.05%) Information Analyst
4 19 (24.05%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Head of Security
6 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) CISSP Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Information Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Compliance Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) LDAP
2 2 (2.53%) SAML
2 2 (2.53%) SPNEGO
2 2 (2.53%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.66%) PKI
3 6 (7.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (7.59%) Smart Meter
4 5 (6.33%) Cyberattack
4 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) CESG
5 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.06%) Life Science
5 4 (5.06%) Smart Energy
6 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) Information Security
2 23 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (24.05%) Security Operations
4 17 (21.52%) Risk Management
5 16 (20.25%) Data Protection
5 16 (20.25%) SIEM
6 15 (18.99%) Security Management
7 13 (16.46%) Incident Management
7 13 (16.46%) Information Security Management
8 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (13.92%) Analytics
10 10 (12.66%) ISMS
10 10 (12.66%) Security Architecture
10 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 9 (11.39%) Information Assurance
11 9 (11.39%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (11.39%) Wealth Management
12 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.53%) Java
1 2 (2.53%) Perl
1 2 (2.53%) PHP
1 2 (2.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (93.67%) CISSP
2 43 (54.43%) CISA
3 19 (24.05%) CEH
4 16 (20.25%) Degree
5 8 (10.13%) CREST Certified
6 6 (7.59%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (7.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (7.59%) SANS
7 5 (6.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (6.33%) CISMP
7 5 (6.33%) CRISC
7 5 (6.33%) OSCP
7 5 (6.33%) SSCP
7 5 (6.33%) Tigerscheme
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.80%) CCNP
9 3 (3.80%) CHFI
9 3 (3.80%) ISACA
9 3 (3.80%) ISSAP
9 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (63.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (29.11%) PCI DSS
3 19 (24.05%) GDPR
4 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (5.06%) IASME
7 3 (3.80%) COBIT
7 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
7 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (3.80%) QA
8 2 (2.53%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Fortify
1 2 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Darktrace
2 4 (5.06%) Digital Shadows
3 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.80%) Splunk
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Ping Identity
4 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) SmartCo