Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Information Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Governance over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Governance
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1011 987 1142
Rank change year-on-year -24 +155 +33
Permanent jobs citing Information Governance 188 231 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 171 215 120
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,436 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.09% +17.29% -18.10%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,858 £26,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £95,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +16.88% -4.94% -8.99%

Information Governance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Information Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Governance over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Governance in the UK

Information Governance
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Governance within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -28 161 £50,000 -0.86% 10
UK excluding London +10 92 £45,000 +16.88% 6
London -25 74 £55,500 -10.48% 4
North of England -2 29 £45,000 +27.66% 2
South East +31 27 £45,000 -
East of England +21 14 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands +37 12 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Yorkshire +28 12 £36,742 -13.55% 1
North East +15 10 £67,500 +90.14%
West Midlands +18 9 £43,750 -12.50% 2
North West -17 7 £45,000 +63.64% 1
East Midlands +37 6 £42,500 - 1
South West +19 5 £45,000 +54.64% 1
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -
Wales - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Information Governance.

1 89 (47.34%) Information Security
2 72 (38.30%) Data Protection
3 60 (31.91%) Management Information System
4 59 (31.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (25.53%) Risk Management
6 47 (25.00%) Finance
7 46 (24.47%) GDPR
8 43 (22.87%) Project Management
9 38 (20.21%) Cybersecurity
10 36 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (17.55%) CISSP
11 33 (17.55%) Degree
12 28 (14.89%) CISM
13 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (13.83%) Data Management
14 26 (13.83%) SharePoint
14 26 (13.83%) Data Quality
14 26 (13.83%) PCI DSS
15 25 (13.30%) ITIL
16 24 (12.77%) Telecoms
16 24 (12.77%) Service Delivery
16 24 (12.77%) Firewall
16 24 (12.77%) Information Management
17 23 (12.23%) Document Management
17 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
17 23 (12.23%) NHS
17 23 (12.23%) Virtual Team
18 22 (11.70%) Legal
18 22 (11.70%) Content Management
19 21 (11.17%) IBM

Information Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.64%) Documentum
3 6 (3.19%) FileNet
4 4 (2.13%) SAS
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) SaaS
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.77%) Firewall
2 12 (6.38%) SMS
3 9 (4.79%) Network Security
4 8 (4.26%) DNS
5 7 (3.72%) LAN
5 7 (3.72%) WAN
6 6 (3.19%) DHCP
6 6 (3.19%) SNMP
7 5 (2.66%) BGP
7 5 (2.66%) OSPF
7 5 (2.66%) VRRP
8 4 (2.13%) MPLS
9 3 (1.60%) Internet
9 3 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.06%) Wireless
11 1 (0.53%) FTP
11 1 (0.53%) Intranet
11 1 (0.53%) SAN
11 1 (0.53%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.19%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.60%) Big Data
6 3 (1.60%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.06%) Power BI
7 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (25.00%) Finance
2 24 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 22 (11.70%) Legal
4 12 (6.38%) Marketing
5 10 (5.32%) Electronics
5 10 (5.32%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.26%) Law
7 4 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.13%) Retail
8 3 (1.60%) Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Local Government
8 3 (1.60%) Military
9 2 (1.06%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 50 (26.60%) Analyst
2 32 (17.02%) Consultant
3 20 (10.64%) Security Analyst
4 18 (9.57%) Governance Analyst
4 18 (9.57%) Security Manager
5 17 (9.04%) Information Manager
6 15 (7.98%) Information Security Manager
7 14 (7.45%) Information Analyst
8 13 (6.91%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.85%) Security Consultant
10 10 (5.32%) Architect
10 10 (5.32%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.32%) Information Specialist
10 10 (5.32%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) CISSP Specialist
11 9 (4.79%) Data Governance Specialist
11 9 (4.79%) Information Governance Specialist
11 9 (4.79%) IT Manager
11 9 (4.79%) SharePoint Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.91%) Management Information System
2 23 (12.23%) NHS
2 23 (12.23%) Virtual Team
3 17 (9.04%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.98%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (3.72%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (3.72%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (2.13%) CMDB
8 4 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.60%) Life Science
9 3 (1.60%) PKI
10 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.06%) RIA
10 2 (1.06%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.38%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Linux
3 5 (2.66%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.34%) Information Security
2 72 (38.30%) Data Protection
3 48 (25.53%) Risk Management
4 43 (22.87%) Project Management
5 38 (20.21%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (13.83%) Data Management
9 25 (13.30%) ITIL
10 24 (12.77%) Information Management
10 24 (12.77%) Service Delivery
11 23 (12.23%) Document Management
12 22 (11.70%) Content Management
13 21 (11.17%) Enterprise Content Management
14 19 (10.11%) Change Management
14 19 (10.11%) SIEM
15 18 (9.57%) Data Architecture
15 18 (9.57%) IT Governance
15 18 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
16 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.32%) SQL
2 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.60%) ABAP
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) C++
4 1 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) CISSP
1 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 28 (14.89%) CISM
3 9 (4.79%) CCSA
4 8 (4.26%) CISA
4 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.19%) CRISC
6 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.66%) JNCIP
6 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.13%) CCNP
7 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.13%) CISMP
8 3 (1.60%) CGEIT
8 3 (1.60%) ISEB
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.06%) MCSE
9 2 (1.06%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (31.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (24.47%) GDPR
3 26 (13.83%) Data Quality
3 26 (13.83%) PCI DSS
4 17 (9.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (4.79%) SLA
6 7 (3.72%) ISO 9001
7 6 (3.19%) PMO
8 5 (2.66%) FISMA
8 5 (2.66%) QA
9 4 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (1.60%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.53%) BS7799
11 1 (0.53%) COBIT
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.53%) Nessus
1 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.53%) QRadar
1 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.17%) IBM
3 20 (10.64%) OpenText
4 14 (7.45%) SAP
5 10 (5.32%) F5
6 7 (3.72%) Oracle
7 6 (3.19%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.66%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (2.66%) Juniper
8 5 (2.66%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.60%) VMware
9 3 (1.60%) Xerox
10 1 (0.53%) arcserve
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.53%) Progress
10 1 (0.53%) Qualys
10 1 (0.53%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) Talend