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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Risk Manager
Rank 878 873 871
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 17 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 9
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £92,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -5.26%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Information Risk Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Top 9 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 20 October 2014. 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 -10 17 £77,500 -3.12%
London +7 8 £77,500 -8.82%
South East +2 5 £87,500 +100.00%
North West - 4 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £87,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £87,500 -
City of London - 3 £77,500 -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £42,500 -2.85%

Information Risk Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 19 (67.86%) Finance
3 18 (64.29%) Information Security
4 16 (57.14%) CISA
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
6 9 (32.14%) Banking
6 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
7 7 (25.00%) CISM
7 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Logistics
9 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) BCP
10 4 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) Legal
10 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
10 4 (14.29%) Line Management
11 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
12 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (7.14%) Front Office
12 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
12 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
12 2 (7.14%) Retail
12 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (7.14%) CRISC
13 1 (3.57%) Degree
13 1 (3.57%) Computer Science

Information Risk Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (7.14%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Retail
6 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 18 (64.29%) Information Security
3 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (17.86%) Logistics
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) BCP
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.57%) ISMS
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CISA
2 13 (46.43%) CISSP
3 7 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) CRISC
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS