Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 182 251
Rank change year-on-year -76 +69 +28
Permanent jobs citing CISM 66 174 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 1.50% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 5.70% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 94 64
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £40,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £71,450
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +9.09%

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 2391 3052 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.50% 26.39% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2241 2213
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -63 27 £61,250 +11.36% 3
Shropshire +16 18 £50,000 -
Coventry +3 10 £54,500 +15.96% 3
Staffordshire +10 3 £37,500 -33.33% 1
Warwickshire -6 3 - -
Solihull 0 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Walsall - 1 - -
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing CISM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CISM.

1 63 (95.45%) CISSP
2 50 (75.76%) Information Security
3 31 (46.97%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
4 28 (42.42%) Security Cleared
5 27 (40.91%) GDPR
6 24 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (31.82%) Data Protection
8 20 (30.30%) PCI DSS
8 20 (30.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
10 16 (24.24%) Internet
10 16 (24.24%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
12 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
13 12 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (18.18%) SIEM
14 11 (16.67%) IT Strategy
15 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
15 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (13.64%) CISA
16 9 (13.64%) ITIL
16 9 (13.64%) Security Management
16 9 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (13.64%) Information Assurance
17 8 (12.12%) CRISC
17 8 (12.12%) Security Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) assyst
2 2 (3.03%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) AppScan
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
1 7 (10.61%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Security Consultant
4 11 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 10 (15.15%) Information Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Information Manager
5 10 (15.15%) Information Security Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Information Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (9.09%) Network Consultant
8 6 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
9 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
4 9 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (12.12%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (10.61%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) BYOD
8 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Unix
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) Information Security
2 31 (46.97%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (31.82%) Data Protection
4 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 12 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (18.18%) SIEM
7 11 (16.67%) IT Strategy
8 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.64%) Information Assurance
9 9 (13.64%) ITIL
9 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Security Management
10 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 8 (12.12%) Security Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.61%) Digital Forensics
11 7 (10.61%) Information Security Management
11 7 (10.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) C
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (95.45%) CISSP
2 28 (42.42%) SC Cleared
2 28 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 16 (24.24%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (13.64%) CISA
5 8 (12.12%) CRISC
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
7 4 (6.06%) CEH
8 3 (4.55%) GIAC
8 3 (4.55%) ISSMP
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.03%) GCIA
9 2 (3.03%) GCIH
9 2 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (3.03%) SANS
10 1 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.52%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) GDPR
2 24 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (30.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 20 (30.30%) PCI DSS
4 5 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
5 2 (3.03%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.52%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) QRadar
2 1 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.52%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.52%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) IBM
2 2 (3.03%) Capita
3 1 (1.52%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.52%) Qualys
3 1 (1.52%) Veracode
3 1 (1.52%) VMware