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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 150 160 202
Rank change year-on-year +10 +42  
Permanent jobs citing CISM 57 83 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.22% 1.35% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 4.94% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 69 11
Median salary £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,380 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1078 1679 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.09% 27.31% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1277 1059
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CISM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 29 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Coventry +26 14 £52,500 -6.66% 1
Warwickshire +34 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Solihull -4 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Walsall - 2 £63,125 - 1
CISM
England

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 132 (100.00%) CISSP
2 96 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (69.70%) Information Security
4 88 (66.67%) PCI DSS
5 61 (46.21%) CISA
6 55 (41.67%) SIEM
7 51 (38.64%) Risk Management
8 47 (35.61%) ITIL
8 47 (35.61%) Data Centre
9 38 (28.79%) Security Cleared
10 37 (28.03%) SC Cleared
10 37 (28.03%) Data Protection
10 37 (28.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (28.03%) Management Information System
11 34 (25.76%) ISMS
12 33 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
13 32 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
14 31 (23.48%) Security Management
14 31 (23.48%) IT Governance
14 31 (23.48%) Sentinel
14 31 (23.48%) CEH
14 31 (23.48%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 30 (22.73%) Firewall
16 28 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
16 28 (21.21%) Finance
16 28 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (21.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 23 (17.42%) CRISC
17 23 (17.42%) Information Security Management

CISM
Top Related 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 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 31 (23.48%) Sentinel
2 14 (10.61%) assyst
2 14 (10.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.73%) Firewall
2 11 (8.33%) Network Security
3 9 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.30%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.79%) Skype
7 4 (3.03%) LAN
7 4 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (1.52%) SNMP
8 2 (1.52%) VLAN
8 2 (1.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.76%) HTTP
9 1 (0.76%) Wireless
9 1 (0.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) ZAP BI
2 4 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Burp Suite
1 7 (5.30%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (22.73%) Security Officer
2 29 (21.97%) Information Manager
3 27 (20.45%) Security Manager
4 24 (18.18%) Information Officer
4 24 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
5 23 (17.42%) Analyst
5 23 (17.42%) Information Security Manager
5 23 (17.42%) Security Analyst
6 18 (13.64%) Security Specialist
7 14 (10.61%) Compliance Officer
7 14 (10.61%) Security Compliance Officer
8 13 (9.85%) IT Analyst
8 13 (9.85%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (9.09%) Consultant
9 12 (9.09%) Security Consultant
10 10 (7.58%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 10 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (7.58%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (6.82%) Security Operations Specialist
11 9 (6.82%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 47 (35.61%) Data Centre
2 37 (28.03%) Management Information System
3 17 (12.88%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (12.12%) CESG
5 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.61%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (10.61%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (7.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (3.79%) PKI
9 3 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.52%) Blog
11 1 (0.76%) BYOD
11 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Windows
2 9 (6.82%) Unix
3 3 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (69.70%) Information Security
2 55 (41.67%) SIEM
3 51 (38.64%) Risk Management
4 47 (35.61%) ITIL
5 37 (28.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (28.03%) Data Protection
6 34 (25.76%) ISMS
7 32 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
8 31 (23.48%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (23.48%) IT Governance
8 31 (23.48%) Security Management
9 30 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 28 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (17.42%) Information Security Management
12 21 (15.91%) Data Security
13 20 (15.15%) Information Assurance
13 20 (15.15%) Security Operations
14 19 (14.39%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (13.64%) IT Audit
15 18 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 132 (100.00%) CISSP
2 61 (46.21%) CISA
3 38 (28.79%) Security Cleared
4 37 (28.03%) SC Cleared
5 31 (23.48%) CEH
6 28 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (17.42%) CRISC
8 22 (16.67%) CISMP
9 16 (12.12%) GIAC
10 12 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (6.82%) CCNA
11 9 (6.82%) Degree
11 9 (6.82%) SANS
12 8 (6.06%) CCNP
12 8 (6.06%) DV Cleared
12 8 (6.06%) GCIA
12 8 (6.06%) GCIH
12 8 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (6.06%) OSCP
13 5 (3.79%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 33 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (21.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 18 (13.64%) GPG13
6 14 (10.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (10.61%) QA
6 14 (10.61%) RMADS
7 3 (2.27%) COBIT
7 3 (2.27%) GDPR
8 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.76%) BS7799
9 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.76%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) ServiceNow
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco
2 2 (1.52%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.76%) Computacenter
3 1 (0.76%) Intel Security
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (0.76%) Splunk
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £35k - £40k + Bonus + Corporat
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 23 days ago