Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 342 347
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 25 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 8
North West median annual salary £52,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.35% +3.03% +19.57%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £72,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%

ISMS is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11904 11034 11658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.75% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9471 9201 9634
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in the North West

ISMS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISMS in the North West.

Salary trend for ISMS in the North West

ISMS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISMS in the North West

ISMS
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 ISMS 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 +3 20 £52,000 -0.95%
Cheshire -32 3 £47,500 -
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 23 (92.00%) Information Security
2 19 (76.00%) Security Management
3 17 (68.00%) Information Security Management
3 17 (68.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (40.00%) CISA
5 10 (40.00%) CISSP
6 8 (32.00%) CISM
6 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (32.00%) GDPR
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Process Management
10 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
10 4 (16.00%) SaaS
10 4 (16.00%) QA
10 4 (16.00%) CRISC
10 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) Threat Management
10 4 (16.00%) Smart Energy
10 4 (16.00%) Remediation Plan
10 4 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

ISMS
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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Information Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Security Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Information Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) CISSP Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Information Officer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Smart Energy
3 4 (16.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.00%) CESG
5 1 (4.00%) FMCG
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Information Security
2 19 (76.00%) Security Management
3 17 (68.00%) Information Security Management
4 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (16.00%) Analytics
8 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
8 4 (16.00%) Process Management
8 4 (16.00%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (16.00%) Threat Management
9 3 (12.00%) Coaching
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CISA
1 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) CISM
3 4 (16.00%) CRISC
3 4 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CISMP
4 1 (4.00%) CITP
4 1 (4.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (32.00%) GDPR
3 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (16.00%) QA
5 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
6 2 (8.00%) ISO 22301
6 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Mitel
2 1 (4.00%) Sage
2 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard