Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 221 250
Rank change year-on-year -47 +29 +71
Permanent jobs citing CISM 84 144 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 1.10% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 4.99% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 65 107 102
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.79% -10.40%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,250 £79,700 £72,400
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 2,484 2,887 2,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.95% 22.01% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,888 2,211 2,267
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,001 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.00% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 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 22 September 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 -14 36 £55,000 - 12
Cheshire -32 18 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Merseyside +35 16 £48,000 - 2
Lancashire +15 13 £45,000 +5.88%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 82 (97.62%) CISSP
2 63 (75.00%) Information Security
3 54 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (63.10%) CISA
5 35 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (29.76%) PCI DSS
7 24 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 23 (27.38%) Security Management
8 23 (27.38%) GDPR
9 22 (26.19%) Information Security Management
9 22 (26.19%) Degree
10 20 (23.81%) Security Architecture
11 18 (21.43%) Management Information System
12 17 (20.24%) Data Protection
12 17 (20.24%) Security Operations
13 16 (19.05%) SIEM
14 15 (17.86%) ISMS
15 12 (14.29%) Finance
15 12 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
16 11 (13.10%) Firewall
17 10 (11.90%) Data Security
17 10 (11.90%) Legal
17 10 (11.90%) Network Security
17 10 (11.90%) Cyber Essentials
18 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 9 (10.71%) CESG Certified Professional
18 9 (10.71%) Security Testing
18 9 (10.71%) Analytics
18 9 (10.71%) CEH

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) JBoss
2 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.57%) Office 365
3 3 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) Network Security
3 8 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.33%) Internet
5 5 (5.95%) WAN
6 4 (4.76%) LAN
6 4 (4.76%) VPN
6 4 (4.76%) Wireless
7 3 (3.57%) DMZ
7 3 (3.57%) IPv4
7 3 (3.57%) IPv6
7 3 (3.57%) Wireless Security
8 2 (2.38%) DKIM
8 2 (2.38%) DMARC
8 2 (2.38%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.19%) DNS
9 1 (1.19%) FTP
9 1 (1.19%) HTTP
9 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) GIS
1 2 (2.38%) MySQL
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Legal
3 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.33%) Banking
5 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.95%) Law
6 5 (5.95%) Publishing
7 4 (4.76%) Front Office
8 1 (1.19%) Local Government
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 26 (30.95%) Analyst
3 25 (29.76%) Security Analyst
4 20 (23.81%) Information Analyst
4 20 (23.81%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Compliance Manager
5 8 (9.52%) Security Compliance Manager
5 8 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.14%) CISSP Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Head of Security
8 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.95%) IT Security Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) LDAP
2 1 (1.19%) OAuth
2 1 (1.19%) SAML
2 1 (1.19%) SPNEGO
2 1 (1.19%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.52%) Life Science
2 8 (9.52%) PKI
3 7 (8.33%) CESG
3 7 (8.33%) Cyberattack
4 6 (7.14%) Smart Meter
5 5 (5.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.76%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) Information Security
2 35 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 23 (27.38%) Security Management
5 22 (26.19%) Information Security Management
6 20 (23.81%) Security Architecture
7 17 (20.24%) Data Protection
7 17 (20.24%) Security Operations
8 16 (19.05%) SIEM
9 15 (17.86%) ISMS
10 12 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (13.10%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (11.90%) Data Security
13 9 (10.71%) Analytics
13 9 (10.71%) ITIL
13 9 (10.71%) Security Testing
13 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 8 (9.52%) Information Security Governance
14 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.52%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.38%) Perl
2 2 (2.38%) PHP
2 2 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 82 (97.62%) CISSP
2 53 (63.10%) CISA
3 22 (26.19%) Degree
4 9 (10.71%) CEH
4 9 (10.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.52%) SANS
6 7 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (7.14%) CCNP
8 5 (5.95%) CRISC
8 5 (5.95%) SSCP
9 3 (3.57%) CREST Certified
9 3 (3.57%) CSSLP
9 3 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 2 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (2.38%) GCIA
10 2 (2.38%) OSCP
10 2 (2.38%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.38%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (29.76%) PCI DSS
3 23 (27.38%) GDPR
4 10 (11.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (9.52%) COBIT
5 8 (9.52%) IASME
5 8 (9.52%) ISO 9001
6 7 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (4.76%) HIPAA
8 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (2.38%) QA
10 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Darktrace
2 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
2 5 (5.95%) Forcepoint
3 4 (4.76%) Digital Shadows
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Splunk
4 3 (3.57%) Veracode
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco
5 2 (2.38%) Dell KACE
5 2 (2.38%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.38%) Symantec
5 2 (2.38%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.19%) SmartCo