Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 241 180
Rank change year-on-year +39 -61 +80
Permanent jobs citing CISM 101 83 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.16% 0.84% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 3.54% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 103
West Midlands median annual salary £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,249 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,250 £71,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 2,346 2,347 3,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.91% 23.88% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,534 1,877 2,313
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,591 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.40% +1.48% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 65 £57,500 +76.92% 9
Coventry +22 18 £57,000 -3.39%
Warwickshire +39 11 £61,000 - 3
Wolverhampton +1 3 £42,500 -1.97%
Staffordshire +13 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 100 (99.01%) CISSP
2 83 (82.18%) Information Security
3 80 (79.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (60.40%) PCI DSS
5 50 (49.50%) Risk Management
6 48 (47.52%) ITIL
7 42 (41.58%) Data Centre
8 39 (38.61%) GDPR
9 37 (36.63%) Data Protection
10 35 (34.65%) Cyber Essentials
11 31 (30.69%) CISA
12 27 (26.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 26 (25.74%) SIEM
13 26 (25.74%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (24.75%) Management Information System
15 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
15 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
16 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
17 21 (20.79%) Mobile Device Management
18 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
19 17 (16.83%) ISMS
19 17 (16.83%) IT Governance
20 16 (15.84%) CESG
20 16 (15.84%) Security Testing
20 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
20 16 (15.84%) Business Continuity
20 16 (15.84%) Security Management
21 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
21 15 (14.85%) Information Security Management
21 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure

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 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) assyst
2 7 (6.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.88%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) DNS
2 6 (5.94%) HTTP
2 6 (5.94%) VoIP
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (3.96%) Firewall
3 4 (3.96%) Network Security
4 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 3 (2.97%) PBX
4 3 (2.97%) WAN
5 1 (0.99%) SMS
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) AppScan
General
1 9 (8.91%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Legal
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Security Manager
2 28 (27.72%) Information Manager
2 28 (27.72%) Information Security Manager
3 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Compliance Manager
3 17 (16.83%) Security Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Security Compliance Manager
4 15 (14.85%) Information Security Compliance Manager
4 15 (14.85%) IT Manager
4 15 (14.85%) Security Officer
5 13 (12.87%) Information Officer
5 13 (12.87%) Information Security Officer
6 12 (11.88%) IT Security Manager
7 10 (9.90%) Information Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Compliance Officer
8 9 (8.91%) Information Security Compliance Officer
8 9 (8.91%) Security Compliance Officer
9 7 (6.93%) IT Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.58%) Data Centre
2 25 (24.75%) Management Information System
3 16 (15.84%) CESG
4 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.88%) BYOD
5 11 (10.89%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (7.92%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (6.93%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (4.95%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.98%) PKI
11 1 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Windows
1 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (82.18%) Information Security
2 50 (49.50%) Risk Management
3 48 (47.52%) ITIL
4 37 (36.63%) Data Protection
5 26 (25.74%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (25.74%) SIEM
6 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
7 21 (20.79%) Mobile Device Management
8 18 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (16.83%) ISMS
9 17 (16.83%) IT Governance
10 16 (15.84%) Business Continuity
10 16 (15.84%) Security Management
10 16 (15.84%) Security Testing
11 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (14.85%) Information Security Management
12 14 (13.86%) Cryptography
12 14 (13.86%) Data Security
12 14 (13.86%) OWASP
13 11 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) C
1 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (99.01%) CISSP
2 31 (30.69%) CISA
3 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
3 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.86%) CEH
4 14 (13.86%) CRISC
5 12 (11.88%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (9.90%) Degree
7 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.93%) MCSE
8 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.95%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (4.95%) ISEB
10 4 (3.96%) CCDP
10 4 (3.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (2.97%) CCNA
11 3 (2.97%) CCNP
11 3 (2.97%) CISMP
11 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.98%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (79.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (60.40%) PCI DSS
3 39 (38.61%) GDPR
4 35 (34.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (26.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 12 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (8.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (6.93%) QA
9 4 (3.96%) ISO 31000
9 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (1.98%) HIPAA
10 2 (1.98%) IASME
11 1 (0.99%) GPG13
11 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.99%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) HP
3 3 (2.97%) Dell
3 3 (2.97%) Veracode
3 3 (2.97%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) Qualys