Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 303 242
Rank change year-on-year +62 -61 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISA 56 27 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.27% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 1.14% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 54
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.14% +7.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,625 £33,250 £37,800
90th Percentile £68,375 £66,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £64,250
% change year-on-year - -2.72% +11.74%

CISA 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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,305 2,367 3,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.73% 23.88% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 1,877 2,312
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CISA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CISA in the West Midlands

CISA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Birmingham +20 30 £57,500 -6.12% 2
Coventry +13 14 £45,500 -27.20% 2
Warwickshire +47 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Staffordshire +18 4 - - 1
CISA
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing CISA 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISA.

1 49 (87.50%) CISSP
1 49 (87.50%) Information Security
2 35 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 34 (60.71%) CISM
4 31 (55.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (48.21%) Risk Management
6 20 (35.71%) ITIL
6 20 (35.71%) Cyber Essentials
7 18 (32.14%) Management Information System
8 16 (28.57%) SIEM
9 15 (26.79%) IT Audit
10 14 (25.00%) Data Security
11 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (21.43%) Cryptography
12 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (21.43%) Data Protection
12 12 (21.43%) Information Security Management
12 12 (21.43%) Security Management
12 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
12 12 (21.43%) GDPR
13 11 (19.64%) CESG
13 11 (19.64%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (17.86%) IT Governance
14 10 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement Process
15 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (16.07%) Service Management
15 9 (16.07%) assyst

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) assyst
2 7 (12.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) SMS
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Information Officer
3 10 (17.86%) Information Security Officer
3 10 (17.86%) Security Officer
4 9 (16.07%) Compliance Officer
4 9 (16.07%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 9 (16.07%) Security Compliance Officer
4 9 (16.07%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) IT Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Audit Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Information Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (8.93%) IT Audit Manager
6 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Risk Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 11 (19.64%) CESG
4 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (10.71%) PKI
7 5 (8.93%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (5.36%) BYOD
10 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Information Security
2 27 (48.21%) Risk Management
3 20 (35.71%) ITIL
4 16 (28.57%) SIEM
5 15 (26.79%) IT Audit
6 14 (25.00%) Data Security
7 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (21.43%) Cryptography
8 12 (21.43%) Data Protection
8 12 (21.43%) Information Security Management
8 12 (21.43%) Security Management
9 11 (19.64%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 10 (17.86%) IT Governance
10 10 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.07%) Service Management
12 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
12 8 (14.29%) ISMS
12 8 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (87.50%) CISSP
2 34 (60.71%) CISM
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) CISMP
5 7 (12.50%) CRISC
6 6 (10.71%) CEH
7 4 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (7.14%) SANS
8 2 (3.57%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.57%) QiCA
9 1 (1.79%) CCDP
9 1 (1.79%) CCIE
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) RHCA
9 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 31 (55.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (35.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 12 (21.43%) GDPR
4 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (12.50%) QA
6 4 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (7.14%) ISO 31000
6 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (5.36%) COBIT
8 2 (3.57%) IASME
8 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.79%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Adobe
1 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco
1 3 (5.36%) Citrix
1 3 (5.36%) Forcepoint
1 3 (5.36%) IBM
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
1 3 (5.36%) Symantec
2 1 (1.79%) VMware