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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Risk Manager
Rank 879 880 859
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 8 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 13
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £57,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £120,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 - £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Risk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Risk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK.

Information Risk Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Information Risk Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
England +14 8 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South East -16 6 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 4 £64,000 -
Surrey - 2 £49,750 -
Staines - 2 £49,750 -
London +8 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 - 2

Information Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Risk 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 Risk Manager in their job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Information Security
1 16 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 12 (66.67%) CISSP
4 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (55.56%) CISM
6 9 (50.00%) Information Security Management
6 9 (50.00%) Security Management
6 9 (50.00%) Legal
6 9 (50.00%) ISMS
6 9 (50.00%) CRISC
7 8 (44.44%) COSO
7 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
7 8 (44.44%) Degree
7 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) CISA
10 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
10 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (11.11%) Line Management
11 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 2 (11.11%) Logistics
11 2 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
11 2 (11.11%) BCP
12 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
12 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
12 1 (5.56%) QiCA
12 1 (5.56%) GIS

Information Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Risk 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 Risk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 16 (88.89%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 9 (50.00%) Security Management
2 9 (50.00%) ISMS
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) BCP
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) CISM
3 9 (50.00%) CRISC
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) QiCA
6 1 (5.56%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (44.44%) COSO
3 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT