Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Risk Manager was £70,000 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 Risk Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1091 1144 1224
Rank change year-on-year +53 +80 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 75 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.033% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.034% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 53
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -11.11%
10th Percentile £45,500 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,500 £87,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +12.00% +2.04% -5.77%

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 Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 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 +22 35 £75,000 +11.11% 1
North of England +10 20 £53,000 -7.83%
Yorkshire +38 13 £55,250 +30.00%
South East +32 9 £100,000 +48.15%
East of England - 9 £70,000 -
North West -25 6 £36,379 -36.73%
East Midlands +33 2 £53,750 -
Midlands +19 2 £53,750 +19.44%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Information Risk Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 71 (94.67%) Information Security
2 62 (82.67%) Risk Management
3 42 (56.00%) CISSP
4 29 (38.67%) Finance
5 28 (37.33%) CISM
6 27 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (33.33%) CISA
8 24 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (29.33%) Management Information System
10 21 (28.00%) ISMS
11 19 (25.33%) Security Management
11 19 (25.33%) CRISC
12 14 (18.67%) GDPR
12 14 (18.67%) Banking
13 13 (17.33%) PCI DSS
13 13 (17.33%) C
14 11 (14.67%) Information Security Management
14 11 (14.67%) COBIT
15 10 (13.33%) Data Protection
16 9 (12.00%) Degree
16 9 (12.00%) Legal
16 9 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
16 9 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
17 6 (8.00%) ISSMP
17 6 (8.00%) IT Audit
17 6 (8.00%) Threat Detection
17 6 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
17 6 (8.00%) Internal Audit
17 6 (8.00%) RSA Archer
17 6 (8.00%) People Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) IaaS
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Intranet
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Legal
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (5.33%) CESG
3 4 (5.33%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) Information Security
2 62 (82.67%) Risk Management
3 24 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (28.00%) ISMS
5 19 (25.33%) Security Management
6 11 (14.67%) Information Security Management
7 10 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 9 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (8.00%) Internal Audit
9 6 (8.00%) IT Audit
9 6 (8.00%) People Management
9 6 (8.00%) Threat Detection
10 5 (6.67%) Compliance Audit
10 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.67%) Information Management
10 5 (6.67%) Project Management
10 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) CISSP
2 28 (37.33%) CISM
3 25 (33.33%) CISA
4 19 (25.33%) CRISC
5 9 (12.00%) Degree
6 6 (8.00%) ISSMP
7 5 (6.67%) MBA
8 4 (5.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (5.33%) CLAS
8 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.67%) SANS
10 1 (1.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (18.67%) GDPR
3 13 (17.33%) PCI DSS
4 11 (14.67%) COBIT
5 4 (5.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (5.33%) RMADS
6 2 (2.67%) COSO
6 2 (2.67%) ISO 22301
6 2 (2.67%) ISO 31000
6 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.33%) GMP
7 1 (1.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) BT