Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 186 199
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 +69
Permanent jobs citing CISM 111 132 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.34% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 5.65% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 71 83 115
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 2,394 2,336 3,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.57% 23.71% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,547 1,790 2,286
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -47 49 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Coventry -6 33 £55,000 +13.40% 5
Warwickshire +10 15 £61,000 +3.83% 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Solihull +2 1 £45,000 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 106 (95.50%) CISSP
2 93 (83.78%) Information Security
3 81 (72.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (44.14%) PCI DSS
5 39 (35.14%) Data Protection
6 35 (31.53%) Risk Management
7 30 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (26.13%) Management Information System
9 28 (25.23%) CISA
10 27 (24.32%) ITIL
10 27 (24.32%) GDPR
11 24 (21.62%) CRISC
11 24 (21.62%) Finance
12 20 (18.02%) SIEM
12 20 (18.02%) Data Centre
13 16 (14.41%) Security Testing
13 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (14.41%) CEH
13 16 (14.41%) Data Protection Act
14 15 (13.51%) Degree
14 15 (13.51%) OWASP
14 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
16 13 (11.71%) Security Operations
16 13 (11.71%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (10.81%) Firewall
18 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
18 11 (9.91%) Security Management
18 11 (9.91%) Logistics

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:

Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Firewall
2 10 (9.01%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (7.21%) Network Security
4 7 (6.31%) PBX
4 7 (6.31%) VoIP
4 7 (6.31%) VPN
4 7 (6.31%) WAN
5 5 (4.50%) HTTP
5 5 (4.50%) SSL
6 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.70%) SMS
8 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.90%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) AppScan
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Back Office
2 10 (9.01%) Games
3 6 (5.41%) Legal
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Security Manager
2 32 (28.83%) Information Manager
3 29 (26.13%) Information Security Manager
4 28 (25.23%) Analyst
4 28 (25.23%) Security Analyst
5 23 (20.72%) Information Analyst
5 23 (20.72%) Information Security Analyst
6 22 (19.82%) IT Manager
7 16 (14.41%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) Senior Information Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) Senior Security Analyst
8 15 (13.51%) IT Security Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Compliance Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Security Compliance Manager
10 8 (7.21%) CISSP Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Information Security Compliance Manager
11 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (6.31%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (5.41%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.13%) Management Information System
2 20 (18.02%) Data Centre
3 16 (14.41%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (8.11%) BYOD
4 9 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (6.31%) CESG
6 6 (5.41%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (4.50%) Cyberattack
7 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (4.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.80%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.90%) NHS
11 1 (0.90%) Robotics
11 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Unix
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (83.78%) Information Security
2 39 (35.14%) Data Protection
3 35 (31.53%) Risk Management
4 30 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (24.32%) ITIL
6 20 (18.02%) SIEM
7 16 (14.41%) Security Testing
8 15 (13.51%) OWASP
9 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (11.71%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Security Operations
10 11 (9.91%) DevOps
10 11 (9.91%) Logistics
10 11 (9.91%) Security Management
10 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
11 10 (9.01%) SDLC
11 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.11%) Compliance Audit
12 9 (8.11%) Line Management
12 9 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.80%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
2 1 (0.90%) C#
2 1 (0.90%) C++
2 1 (0.90%) Java
2 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (95.50%) CISSP
2 28 (25.23%) CISA
3 24 (21.62%) CRISC
4 16 (14.41%) CEH
4 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (13.51%) Degree
5 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (9.01%) GIAC
7 10 (9.01%) ISEB
8 9 (8.11%) CCNP
9 8 (7.21%) SSCP
10 7 (6.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (6.31%) CCDP
10 7 (6.31%) MCSE
10 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (6.31%) OSCP
10 7 (6.31%) SANS
11 6 (5.41%) CCSP
12 5 (4.50%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (72.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (44.14%) PCI DSS
3 27 (24.32%) GDPR
4 11 (9.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (9.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (4.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (3.60%) GCP
7 4 (3.60%) HIPAA
8 3 (2.70%) COBIT
8 3 (2.70%) PMO
9 2 (1.80%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.80%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.90%) GPG13
10 1 (0.90%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) HP Fortify
1 6 (5.41%) WebInspect
2 3 (2.70%) QRadar
3 2 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Veracode
2 9 (8.11%) IBM
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) Capita
3 6 (5.41%) HP
3 6 (5.41%) Qualys
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.90%) NetIQ