Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 197 218
Rank change year-on-year -47 +21 +53
Permanent jobs citing CISM 67 142 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.35% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 5.35% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 79
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £42,425 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,241 2,652 2,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.79% 25.26% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 1,932 2,050
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
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 19 January 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 January 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 -51 26 £52,500 +10.53%
Coventry -10 14 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Shropshire +15 11 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +4 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Solihull -11 1 £45,000 +2.86%
CISM
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 62 (92.54%) CISSP
2 52 (77.61%) Information Security
3 39 (58.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (41.79%) GDPR
5 23 (34.33%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (32.84%) Data Protection
7 19 (28.36%) PCI DSS
8 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
8 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.39%) Risk Management
10 15 (22.39%) CISA
10 15 (22.39%) SIEM
11 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
11 13 (19.40%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (17.91%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (16.42%) Firewall
13 11 (16.42%) ITIL
14 10 (14.93%) Internet
14 10 (14.93%) IT Strategy
14 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
14 10 (14.93%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (13.43%) Security Testing
15 9 (13.43%) CRISC
16 8 (11.94%) Degree
17 7 (10.45%) CEH
17 7 (10.45%) Network Security
17 7 (10.45%) SSCP

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 3 (4.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
2 10 (14.93%) Internet
3 7 (10.45%) Network Security
3 7 (10.45%) VPN
4 5 (7.46%) SSL
5 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.99%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) AppScan
General
1 6 (8.96%) Legal
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Security Manager
3 20 (29.85%) Security Analyst
4 16 (23.88%) Information Manager
5 13 (19.40%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (16.42%) Information Analyst
6 11 (16.42%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
8 9 (13.43%) IT Manager
8 9 (13.43%) IT Security Manager
9 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) Senior Information Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Consultant
10 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Security Consultant
10 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Technical Support
10 5 (7.46%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.91%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.46%) Cyberattack
5 5 (7.46%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.48%) CESG
6 3 (4.48%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.99%) BYOD
7 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Unix
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (77.61%) Information Security
2 23 (34.33%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (32.84%) Data Protection
4 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.39%) Risk Management
5 15 (22.39%) SIEM
6 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 10 (14.93%) IT Strategy
9 9 (13.43%) Security Testing
9 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (10.45%) Compliance Audit
10 7 (10.45%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (8.96%) Information Assurance
11 6 (8.96%) Internal Audit
11 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
11 6 (8.96%) Project Management
11 6 (8.96%) Regulatory Compliance
11 6 (8.96%) SDLC
11 6 (8.96%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (92.54%) CISSP
2 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
2 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) CISA
4 10 (14.93%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (13.43%) CRISC
6 8 (11.94%) Degree
7 7 (10.45%) CEH
7 7 (10.45%) SSCP
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (5.97%) GIAC
9 4 (5.97%) IRCA
10 3 (4.48%) GCIA
10 3 (4.48%) GCIH
10 3 (4.48%) ISSMP
10 3 (4.48%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (4.48%) SANS
11 2 (2.99%) CCSP
11 2 (2.99%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (58.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (41.79%) GDPR
3 19 (28.36%) PCI DSS
4 13 (19.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.48%) COBIT
5 3 (4.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (4.48%) ISO 22301
5 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (4.48%) PMO
6 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.49%) GPG13
7 1 (1.49%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) QRadar
2 2 (2.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.49%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Capita
1 4 (5.97%) IBM
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) VMware
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.49%) HP
3 1 (1.49%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.49%) Qualys
3 1 (1.49%) Veracode