The median annual salary for an Information Risk Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Information Risk Manager
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 873 915
Rank change year-on-year +56 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 38 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.038% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 41
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -23.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year +21.73% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Information Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Information Risk Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Risk Manager in England

Information Risk Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Risk Manager in England

Information Risk Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Risk Manager in England

Information Risk 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 Risk Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 15 £65,000 -3.70% 1
East of England - 8 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +6 6 £61,250 +13.95%
North West -47 5 £65,000 +13.04%
West Midlands - 3 £80,000 -
South East +39 1 - -
Information Risk Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Information Risk 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 Risk Manager in the job title.

1 68 (88.31%) Information Security
2 54 (70.13%) Risk Management
3 48 (62.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (58.44%) CISSP
5 30 (38.96%) Finance
6 23 (29.87%) Management Information System
6 23 (29.87%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (27.27%) PCI DSS
8 20 (25.97%) CISM
9 19 (24.68%) CISA
9 19 (24.68%) Data Protection
10 17 (22.08%) COBIT
11 15 (19.48%) Data Management
12 13 (16.88%) Database Security
13 12 (15.58%) GDPR
13 12 (15.58%) CRISC
13 12 (15.58%) ISMS
14 8 (10.39%) Degree
14 8 (10.39%) Banking
14 8 (10.39%) C
14 8 (10.39%) Security Management
15 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (7.79%) Information Governance
16 6 (7.79%) Information Assurance
17 5 (6.49%) Information Security Management
17 5 (6.49%) Legal
17 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity
18 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
18 4 (5.19%) Internal Audit

Information Risk 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:

Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) CESG
3 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.30%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) Information Security
2 54 (70.13%) Risk Management
3 23 (29.87%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (24.68%) Data Protection
5 15 (19.48%) Data Management
6 13 (16.88%) Database Security
7 12 (15.58%) ISMS
8 8 (10.39%) Security Management
9 7 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.79%) Information Assurance
10 6 (7.79%) Information Governance
11 5 (6.49%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.49%) Information Security Management
12 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.19%) Internal Audit
12 4 (5.19%) IT Audit
13 3 (3.90%) Contingency Planning
13 3 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (3.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (58.44%) CISSP
2 20 (25.97%) CISM
3 19 (24.68%) CISA
4 12 (15.58%) CRISC
5 8 (10.39%) Degree
6 3 (3.90%) SANS
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CLAS
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) ISACA
7 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (62.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 17 (22.08%) COBIT
4 12 (15.58%) GDPR
5 3 (3.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.90%) SSAE 16
6 1 (1.30%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.30%) RMADS
6 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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