The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Manager
Rank 243 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 13 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 5
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -
Information Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6480 6976 6460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.50% 94.87% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5386 5660 5547
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Manager across the North West region.

Information Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Information Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Information Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Information Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 5 £55,000 -21.42%
Cheshire -11 3 £47,500 -26.92%
Merseyside +7 2 £50,000 -
Information Manager
England

Information Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Manager in their job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Information Security
2 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (52.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (48.00%) Security Management
5 9 (36.00%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (36.00%) CISSP
6 8 (32.00%) CISM
7 7 (28.00%) CISA
7 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (24.00%) COBIT
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) Data Privacy
10 4 (16.00%) SDLC
10 4 (16.00%) Database Security
10 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
10 4 (16.00%) Publishing
10 4 (16.00%) MBA
10 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
10 4 (16.00%) Legal
10 4 (16.00%) GIS
10 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (12.00%) AutoCAD

Information Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) IPsec
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) GIS
4 3 (12.00%) Life Science
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Information Security
2 15 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (52.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (48.00%) Security Management
5 9 (36.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Data Privacy
9 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) Database Security
9 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
11 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Management
11 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) CISM
3 7 (28.00%) CISA
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) MBA
6 1 (4.00%) QiCA
6 1 (4.00%) CISMP
6 1 (4.00%) CEH
6 1 (4.00%) CRISC
6 1 (4.00%) OSCP
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (24.00%) COBIT
3 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) SAP