Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 254 235
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISM 97 123 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 0.96% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 4.70% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 75
North West median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,000 £70,750
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 2,366 2,615 2,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.05% 20.44% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,902 1,980 2,150
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,760 £23,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 -5 44 £70,000 +21.74% 10
Cheshire +37 36 £72,500 +31.82% 5
Merseyside +12 13 £50,000 -2.44% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £33,883 -38.39%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 93 (95.88%) CISSP
2 77 (79.38%) Information Security
3 69 (71.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (45.36%) CISA
5 34 (35.05%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (34.02%) GDPR
7 30 (30.93%) Risk Management
8 27 (27.84%) PCI DSS
9 26 (26.80%) Security Operations
10 25 (25.77%) SIEM
11 24 (24.74%) CEH
12 22 (22.68%) ITIL
13 21 (21.65%) Management Information System
14 20 (20.62%) CRISC
15 19 (19.59%) OWASP
15 19 (19.59%) PKI
15 19 (19.59%) Finance
16 18 (18.56%) Security Architecture
17 16 (16.49%) Information Security Management
17 16 (16.49%) Security Management
17 16 (16.49%) Information Assurance
17 16 (16.49%) Incident Management
18 15 (15.46%) Data Protection
19 14 (14.43%) Network Security
19 14 (14.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
20 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
21 12 (12.37%) Degree
21 12 (12.37%) SABSA
21 12 (12.37%) CESG Certified Professional
22 11 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement

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 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) IIS
1 2 (2.06%) JBoss
1 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Network Security
2 10 (10.31%) Firewall
3 9 (9.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (6.19%) DNS
4 6 (6.19%) FTP
5 4 (4.12%) VPN
5 4 (4.12%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) HTTP
6 3 (3.09%) SCCP
6 3 (3.09%) SMTP
6 3 (3.09%) SSL
6 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.06%) Skype
7 2 (2.06%) SSH
7 2 (2.06%) WebEx
8 1 (1.03%) DKIM
8 1 (1.03%) DMARC
8 1 (1.03%) IPv4
8 1 (1.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Ant
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Legal
3 7 (7.22%) Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Law
7 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Analyst
2 23 (23.71%) Security Analyst
3 19 (19.59%) Security Manager
4 17 (17.53%) Architect
4 17 (17.53%) Head of Security
4 17 (17.53%) Security Architect
5 13 (13.40%) Information Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) CISSP Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Head of Information
7 8 (8.25%) Head of Information Security
7 8 (8.25%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Head of Operations
8 7 (7.22%) Information Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Security Incident Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) SAML
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) OAuth
2 3 (3.09%) REST
2 3 (3.09%) SOAP
3 2 (2.06%) LDAP
3 2 (2.06%) SPNEGO
3 2 (2.06%) XACML
4 1 (1.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Management Information System
2 19 (19.59%) PKI
3 11 (11.34%) CESG
4 10 (10.31%) Driving Licence
5 9 (9.28%) Smart Meter
6 7 (7.22%) Private Cloud
7 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.19%) SWIFT
8 5 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
9 3 (3.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (2.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (1.03%) Cyberattack
11 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
11 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Linux
1 3 (3.09%) Unix
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (79.38%) Information Security
2 34 (35.05%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (30.93%) Risk Management
4 26 (26.80%) Security Operations
5 25 (25.77%) SIEM
6 22 (22.68%) ITIL
7 19 (19.59%) OWASP
8 18 (18.56%) Security Architecture
9 16 (16.49%) Incident Management
9 16 (16.49%) Information Assurance
9 16 (16.49%) Information Security Management
9 16 (16.49%) Security Management
10 15 (15.46%) Data Protection
11 12 (12.37%) SABSA
12 11 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.31%) Data Security
14 9 (9.28%) Business Continuity
14 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
14 9 (9.28%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 93 (95.88%) CISSP
2 44 (45.36%) CISA
3 24 (24.74%) CEH
4 20 (20.62%) CRISC
5 14 (14.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
7 12 (12.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (12.37%) Degree
8 10 (10.31%) CISMP
8 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
9 7 (7.22%) CREST Certified
9 7 (7.22%) ISSAP
9 7 (7.22%) SANS
10 6 (6.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (6.19%) CCSP
10 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (6.19%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (6.19%) MCSA
10 6 (6.19%) MCSE
10 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (71.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (34.02%) GDPR
3 27 (27.84%) PCI DSS
4 11 (11.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 7 (7.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (5.15%) COBIT
7 3 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (3.09%) ISO 31000
7 3 (3.09%) QA
8 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP Fortify
1 2 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (4.12%) Splunk
2 3 (3.09%) Google
3 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Ping Identity
3 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.03%) Darktrace
4 1 (1.03%) Intel
4 1 (1.03%) VMware