Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CISM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 228 187
Rank change year-on-year +46 -41 +97
Permanent jobs citing CISM 119 103 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.02% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 4.27% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 114
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -14.53% +17.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 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 2,513 2,414 3,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.06% 23.82% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 1,932 2,481
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,600 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CISM in the West Midlands

CISM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CISM in the West Midlands

CISM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CISM in the West Midlands

CISM
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 CISM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +12 62 £57,500 +27.78% 4
Coventry +23 32 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire +29 14 £61,000 +1.67%
Wolverhampton -7 8 £42,500 -1.97% 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISM.

1 118 (99.16%) CISSP
2 96 (80.67%) Information Security
3 87 (73.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (57.14%) PCI DSS
5 49 (41.18%) Risk Management
6 44 (36.97%) Data Protection
7 43 (36.13%) ITIL
8 36 (30.25%) Data Centre
8 36 (30.25%) GDPR
9 33 (27.73%) CISA
10 30 (25.21%) Management Information System
11 28 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
12 26 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
12 26 (21.85%) CRISC
13 24 (20.17%) Finance
14 23 (19.33%) Penetration Testing
14 23 (19.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 21 (17.65%) SIEM
15 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
15 21 (17.65%) Security Testing
16 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
16 20 (16.81%) Service Delivery
16 20 (16.81%) Mobile Device Management
17 17 (14.29%) Data Security
17 17 (14.29%) Security Management
17 17 (14.29%) OWASP
18 16 (13.45%) CEH
19 15 (12.61%) Degree
19 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery

CISM
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) assyst
2 6 (5.04%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.04%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Cisco IPT
2 9 (7.56%) VoIP
3 8 (6.72%) PBX
3 8 (6.72%) WAN
4 7 (5.88%) HTTP
5 6 (5.04%) DNS
6 4 (3.36%) SMS
7 3 (2.52%) Firewall
7 3 (2.52%) Network Security
8 1 (0.84%) DHCP
8 1 (0.84%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) AppScan
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Back Office
2 9 (7.56%) Games
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Security Manager
2 35 (29.41%) Information Manager
3 34 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
4 25 (21.01%) Analyst
4 25 (21.01%) Security Analyst
5 19 (15.97%) IT Manager
6 18 (15.13%) Information Analyst
6 18 (15.13%) Information Security Analyst
7 16 (13.45%) Compliance Manager
7 16 (13.45%) Security Compliance Manager
8 15 (12.61%) Security Officer
9 14 (11.76%) Information Security Compliance Manager
9 14 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
10 13 (10.92%) Information Officer
10 13 (10.92%) Information Security Officer
11 11 (9.24%) IT Security Manager
11 11 (9.24%) Senior Information Analyst
11 11 (9.24%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 8 (6.72%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.25%) Data Centre
2 30 (25.21%) Management Information System
3 15 (12.61%) BYOD
4 14 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (9.24%) CESG
6 10 (8.40%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (4.20%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.52%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.68%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.84%) Life Science
13 1 (0.84%) NHS
13 1 (0.84%) Robotics
13 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
2 4 (3.36%) Unix
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (80.67%) Information Security
2 49 (41.18%) Risk Management
3 44 (36.97%) Data Protection
4 43 (36.13%) ITIL
5 26 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (19.33%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 21 (17.65%) SIEM
8 20 (16.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 20 (16.81%) Service Delivery
9 17 (14.29%) Data Security
9 17 (14.29%) OWASP
9 17 (14.29%) Security Management
10 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (12.61%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.76%) Information Security Management
12 13 (10.92%) Cryptography
13 12 (10.08%) Business Continuity
13 12 (10.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (99.16%) CISSP
2 33 (27.73%) CISA
3 26 (21.85%) CRISC
4 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 20 (16.81%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.45%) CEH
7 15 (12.61%) Degree
8 13 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (10.08%) ISEB
10 9 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (7.56%) MCSE
10 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (6.72%) CCDP
11 8 (6.72%) CCNP
12 6 (5.04%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (5.04%) GIAC
12 6 (5.04%) OSCP
13 4 (3.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (3.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (3.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (73.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 36 (30.25%) GDPR
4 28 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (19.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (5.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (5.04%) QA
8 4 (3.36%) GCP
8 4 (3.36%) HIPAA
9 2 (1.68%) IASME
9 2 (1.68%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.84%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) HP Fortify
1 5 (4.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Veracode
3 6 (5.04%) Capita
3 6 (5.04%) HP
4 5 (4.20%) IBM
4 5 (4.20%) Qualys
5 1 (0.84%) Dell
5 1 (0.84%) VMware