Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 245 182
Rank change year-on-year +52 -63 +50
Permanent jobs citing CISM 91 75 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.75% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 3.27% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 92
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £34,300 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £63,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +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 2,232 2,297 2,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.65% 22.98% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 1,737 2,121
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +34 61 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Coventry +19 19 £50,000 -6.98% 3
Warwickshire +35 7 £50,000 -
Solihull +10 2 £67,500 +50.00%
Staffordshire +22 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 - 1
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 91 (100.00%) CISSP
2 76 (83.52%) Information Security
3 73 (80.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (65.93%) PCI DSS
5 40 (43.96%) Risk Management
6 38 (41.76%) ITIL
7 35 (38.46%) GDPR
8 31 (34.07%) Data Centre
8 31 (34.07%) Data Protection
9 26 (28.57%) SIEM
10 25 (27.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 25 (27.47%) CISA
11 23 (25.27%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (24.18%) SC Cleared
12 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
13 20 (21.98%) ISMS
14 19 (20.88%) CEH
14 19 (20.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 18 (19.78%) Retail
15 18 (19.78%) Degree
15 18 (19.78%) Security Management
16 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
16 17 (18.68%) Information Security Management
17 15 (16.48%) Service Delivery
17 15 (16.48%) DNS
17 15 (16.48%) CRISC
18 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
19 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
19 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (14.29%) Business Continuity

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 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) assyst
2 3 (3.30%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) DNS
2 6 (6.59%) DHCP
2 6 (6.59%) Firewall
2 6 (6.59%) Network Security
2 6 (6.59%) VoIP
3 5 (5.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) AppScan
General
1 18 (19.78%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 26 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 26 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
3 20 (21.98%) Analyst
4 19 (20.88%) Security Analyst
5 18 (19.78%) Information Analyst
5 18 (19.78%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (15.38%) Compliance Manager
6 14 (15.38%) Security Compliance Manager
7 13 (14.29%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 10 (10.99%) IT Manager
8 10 (10.99%) IT Security Manager
9 8 (8.79%) Security Officer
10 6 (6.59%) Information Officer
10 6 (6.59%) Information Security Officer
10 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Compliance Officer
11 5 (5.49%) Security Compliance Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
3 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.89%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (7.69%) CESG
6 4 (4.40%) BYOD
7 3 (3.30%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.20%) PKI
9 1 (1.10%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.10%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
1 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (83.52%) Information Security
2 40 (43.96%) Risk Management
3 38 (41.76%) ITIL
4 31 (34.07%) Data Protection
5 26 (28.57%) SIEM
6 23 (25.27%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (21.98%) ISMS
8 18 (19.78%) Security Management
9 17 (18.68%) Information Security Management
10 15 (16.48%) Service Delivery
11 13 (14.29%) Business Continuity
11 13 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 13 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (13.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (13.19%) IT Governance
13 11 (12.09%) Security Testing
14 10 (10.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (8.79%) Data Security
15 8 (8.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) CISSP
2 25 (27.47%) CISA
3 22 (24.18%) SC Cleared
3 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.88%) CEH
5 18 (19.78%) Degree
6 15 (16.48%) CRISC
7 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (8.79%) CISMP
9 7 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (7.69%) MCSE
9 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (6.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (6.59%) CCNA
10 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.20%) CCSP
11 2 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.20%) GIAC
11 2 (2.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (2.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (80.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (65.93%) PCI DSS
3 35 (38.46%) GDPR
4 25 (27.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (20.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (6.59%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (4.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (4.40%) ISO 31000
8 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (3.30%) QA
10 1 (1.10%) COBIT
10 1 (1.10%) COSO
10 1 (1.10%) GPG13
10 1 (1.10%) IASME
10 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
10 1 (1.10%) NIST 800
10 1 (1.10%) PSD2
10 1 (1.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 1 (1.10%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) HP
2 7 (7.69%) VMware
3 6 (6.59%) Dell
4 1 (1.10%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Qualys
4 1 (1.10%) Veracode