Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 704 700 759
Rank change year-on-year -4 +59 +252
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 490 545 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 425 471 491
England median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.99% +0.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,750
90th Percentile £87,000 £85,000 £84,000
UK median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.35% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in England

Information Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Manager in England

Information Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Manager in England

Information Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -8 218 £70,000 +7.69% 10
North of England +6 100 £50,000 -13.04% 7
South East -5 76 £63,750 +6.25% 6
North West -21 48 £55,000 -1.79% 3
Yorkshire +26 42 £48,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands +7 40 £54,000 -1.82% 1
West Midlands +10 30 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +24 28 £70,000 +21.74% 1
South West +14 26 £50,000 -23.08% 3
East Midlands +20 10 £54,000 -13.60%
North East +15 10 £52,500 +36.36% 2
South Coast - 2 £95,000 -
Information Manager
UK

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Information Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 426 (86.94%) Information Security
2 262 (53.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 248 (50.61%) CISSP
4 196 (40.00%) CISM
5 154 (31.43%) Risk Management
6 129 (26.33%) PCI DSS
7 120 (24.49%) GDPR
8 117 (23.88%) Cybersecurity
9 114 (23.27%) Finance
10 112 (22.86%) Data Protection
11 109 (22.24%) CISA
12 94 (19.18%) Management Information System
13 77 (15.71%) Security Management
14 67 (13.67%) Legal
15 66 (13.47%) ISMS
16 63 (12.86%) Information Security Management
17 61 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (11.84%) Penetration Testing
19 57 (11.63%) Degree
20 52 (10.61%) Banking
21 47 (9.59%) Project Management
22 46 (9.39%) SIEM
23 44 (8.98%) CRISC
23 44 (8.98%) Firewall
24 41 (8.37%) Risk Assessment
25 40 (8.16%) Incident Management
25 40 (8.16%) Analytics
26 39 (7.96%) Cyber Essentials
26 39 (7.96%) ITIL
27 37 (7.55%) Windows

Information Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.63%) IIS
3 7 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) InDesign
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.27%) SaaS
2 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.22%) IaaS
4 6 (1.22%) PaaS
5 5 (1.02%) Office 365
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.98%) Firewall
2 27 (5.51%) Network Security
3 12 (2.45%) Internet
4 8 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.63%) Wireless
5 7 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.22%) SAN
7 5 (1.02%) SMS
8 3 (0.61%) VPN
9 2 (0.41%) DHCP
9 2 (0.41%) Intranet
9 2 (0.41%) VoIP
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.20%) FTP
10 1 (0.20%) HTTP
10 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.65%) SQL Server
1 13 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.02%) Power BI
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.61%) GIS
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.61%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) EDMS
7 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 114 (23.27%) Finance
2 67 (13.67%) Legal
3 52 (10.61%) Banking
4 24 (4.90%) Law
5 16 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.45%) Retail
7 11 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.24%) Marketing
8 8 (1.63%) Advertising
9 6 (1.22%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.06%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.61%) XML
3 2 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.20%) CGI
4 1 (0.20%) COM
4 1 (0.20%) EDI
4 1 (0.20%) Middleware
4 1 (0.20%) Node.js
4 1 (0.20%) WPF
4 1 (0.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
3 26 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.86%) CESG
6 10 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.04%) NHS
7 9 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.43%) Fintech
9 6 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
9 6 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.82%) Clustering
10 4 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.82%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.55%) Windows
2 34 (6.94%) Linux
3 19 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.63%) Unix
4 8 (1.63%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Android
6 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (86.94%) Information Security
2 154 (31.43%) Risk Management
3 117 (23.88%) Cybersecurity
4 112 (22.86%) Data Protection
5 77 (15.71%) Security Management
6 66 (13.47%) ISMS
7 63 (12.86%) Information Security Management
8 61 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (11.84%) Penetration Testing
10 47 (9.59%) Project Management
11 46 (9.39%) SIEM
12 41 (8.37%) Risk Assessment
13 40 (8.16%) Analytics
13 40 (8.16%) Incident Management
14 39 (7.96%) ITIL
15 35 (7.14%) Security Operations
16 34 (6.94%) Internal Audit
16 34 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
17 32 (6.53%) Security Architecture
18 31 (6.33%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.31%) C
2 19 (3.88%) SQL
3 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.41%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 248 (50.61%) CISSP
2 196 (40.00%) CISM
3 109 (22.24%) CISA
4 57 (11.63%) Degree
5 44 (8.98%) CRISC
6 19 (3.88%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (3.27%) GIAC
8 16 (3.27%) GSEC
9 15 (3.06%) GISF
10 14 (2.86%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
11 13 (2.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 11 (2.24%) DV Cleared
13 10 (2.04%) CISMP
13 10 (2.04%) CLAS
13 10 (2.04%) Master's Degree
13 10 (2.04%) SANS
14 9 (1.84%) SSCP
15 8 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (53.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 129 (26.33%) PCI DSS
3 120 (24.49%) GDPR
4 39 (7.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (4.29%) COBIT
6 20 (4.08%) ISO 22301
6 20 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 16 (3.27%) RMADS
7 16 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 11 (2.24%) ISO 9001
11 10 (2.04%) SLA
12 9 (1.84%) Data Quality
12 9 (1.84%) ISO 31000
13 7 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (1.02%) ISO 14001
14 5 (1.02%) QA
15 4 (0.82%) BS7799
15 4 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 22 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.22%) XenServer
4 2 (0.41%) Snort
5 1 (0.20%) Postfix
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.47%) Nessus
1 17 (3.47%) QRadar
1 17 (3.47%) SCCM
2 15 (3.06%) Core Impact
2 15 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (3.06%) Nexpose
2 15 (3.06%) OpenVAS
2 15 (3.06%) PowerBroker
2 15 (3.06%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (3.06%) WSUS
3 6 (1.22%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 30 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.88%) LogRhythm
2 19 (3.88%) SolarWinds
2 19 (3.88%) Splunk
3 17 (3.47%) McAfee
3 17 (3.47%) Symantec
4 15 (3.06%) AlienVault
4 15 (3.06%) ArcSight
4 15 (3.06%) Aveksa
4 15 (3.06%) Bomgar
4 15 (3.06%) Cisco
4 15 (3.06%) CyberArk
4 15 (3.06%) Palo Alto
4 15 (3.06%) Qualys
5 11 (2.24%) Capita
5 11 (2.24%) SAP
6 6 (1.22%) Avaya
6 6 (1.22%) Citrix
6 6 (1.22%) Veeam
7 3 (0.61%) Tableau