Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 721 822
Rank change year-on-year -82 +101 +248
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 392 591 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 338 536 450
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,960
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -4.55%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Manager over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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 -78 368 £63,500 +5.83% 19
UK excluding London -102 206 £60,000 +4.35% 12
London +23 182 £65,000 - 8
North of England -47 58 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Midlands +47 40 £60,000 -2.04% 2
South East -86 40 £62,500 +7.76% 2
West Midlands +43 37 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +9 29 £57,500 - 3
North West -52 28 £57,500 +6.48% 4
East of England +22 26 £70,000 +7.69%
South West +22 19 £50,000 -25.93%
Scotland +19 14 £60,000 +4.35%
Wales +1 5 £45,000 +8.43% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £54,000 -13.60%
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 -
North East +10 1 £47,500 +28.38%

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 331 (84.44%) Information Security
2 191 (48.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 190 (48.47%) CISSP
4 151 (38.52%) CISM
5 139 (35.46%) Risk Management
6 100 (25.51%) Finance
7 85 (21.68%) Cybersecurity
8 81 (20.66%) CISA
9 79 (20.15%) PCI DSS
10 78 (19.90%) Management Information System
11 64 (16.33%) Data Protection
12 58 (14.80%) ISMS
13 55 (14.03%) Security Management
14 54 (13.78%) Degree
15 52 (13.27%) GDPR
16 45 (11.48%) Information Security Management
16 45 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (9.95%) Project Management
17 39 (9.95%) SIEM
18 38 (9.69%) Security Operations
19 37 (9.44%) Legal
19 37 (9.44%) Internal Audit
20 34 (8.67%) Penetration Testing
20 34 (8.67%) Incident Management
21 33 (8.42%) Banking
22 32 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
22 32 (8.16%) ITIL
23 31 (7.91%) Analytics
23 31 (7.91%) CRISC
24 29 (7.40%) Information Assurance

Information Manager Skill Set
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 5 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.26%) Apache
3 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.26%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.14%) Firewall
2 8 (2.04%) Network Security
2 8 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.28%) Internet
5 4 (1.02%) DMZ
5 4 (1.02%) Wireless
6 3 (0.77%) DHCP
6 3 (0.77%) DNS
6 3 (0.77%) Intranet
6 3 (0.77%) VPN
7 2 (0.51%) SAN
7 2 (0.51%) VoIP
8 1 (0.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.77%) EDRMS
3 3 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) EDMS
5 1 (0.26%) Power BI
5 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 100 (25.51%) Finance
2 37 (9.44%) Legal
3 33 (8.42%) Banking
4 15 (3.83%) Law
5 14 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.30%) Marketing
8 6 (1.53%) Electronics
9 5 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.02%) Retail
11 3 (0.77%) Advertising
11 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.08%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.51%) XML
3 1 (0.26%) CGI
3 1 (0.26%) COM
3 1 (0.26%) CSS
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 78 (19.90%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.30%) CESG
5 9 (2.30%) NHS
6 7 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (1.53%) Clustering
7 6 (1.53%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.28%) Fintech
8 5 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.51%) PMI
11 2 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.61%) Windows
2 20 (5.10%) Linux
3 16 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.02%) Unix
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.51%) Android
6 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) GCOS
7 1 (0.26%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (84.44%) Information Security
2 139 (35.46%) Risk Management
3 85 (21.68%) Cybersecurity
4 64 (16.33%) Data Protection
5 58 (14.80%) ISMS
6 55 (14.03%) Security Management
7 45 (11.48%) Information Security Management
7 45 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (9.95%) Project Management
8 39 (9.95%) SIEM
9 38 (9.69%) Security Operations
10 37 (9.44%) Internal Audit
11 34 (8.67%) Incident Management
11 34 (8.67%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (8.16%) ITIL
12 32 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
13 31 (7.91%) Analytics
14 29 (7.40%) Information Assurance
15 27 (6.89%) Business Continuity
16 25 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.08%) C
2 11 (2.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.26%) C#
3 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 190 (48.47%) CISSP
2 151 (38.52%) CISM
3 81 (20.66%) CISA
4 54 (13.78%) Degree
5 31 (7.91%) CRISC
6 21 (5.36%) GIAC
7 16 (4.08%) GISF
7 16 (4.08%) GSEC
8 14 (3.57%) CEH
8 14 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 11 (2.81%) SSCP
12 10 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (2.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 9 (2.30%) CLAS
13 9 (2.30%) PMI Certification
14 8 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (2.04%) CISMP
14 8 (2.04%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (48.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (20.15%) PCI DSS
3 52 (13.27%) GDPR
4 27 (6.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (6.12%) COBIT
6 15 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (3.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 11 (2.81%) ISO 9001
9 10 (2.55%) ISO 22301
10 9 (2.30%) RMADS
11 8 (2.04%) ISO 31000
11 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 8 (2.04%) SLA
12 6 (1.53%) HIPAA
13 4 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
13 4 (1.02%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.26%) FINRA
14 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 17 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.51%) XenServer
4 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) SCCM
2 17 (4.34%) WSUS
3 16 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (4.08%) Nessus
4 15 (3.83%) Core Impact
4 15 (3.83%) Nexpose
4 15 (3.83%) OpenVAS
4 15 (3.83%) PowerBroker
4 15 (3.83%) QRadar
4 15 (3.83%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 21 (5.36%) SolarWinds
2 20 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.08%) Aveksa
3 16 (4.08%) CyberArk
3 16 (4.08%) McAfee
3 16 (4.08%) Palo Alto
3 16 (4.08%) Splunk
3 16 (4.08%) Symantec
4 15 (3.83%) AlienVault
4 15 (3.83%) ArcSight
4 15 (3.83%) Bomgar
4 15 (3.83%) LogRhythm
4 15 (3.83%) Qualys
5 9 (2.30%) SAP
6 6 (1.53%) Cisco
7 5 (1.28%) Tableau
7 5 (1.28%) VMware
8 2 (0.51%) Avaya
8 2 (0.51%) Citrix
8 2 (0.51%) Veeam
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Docklands
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £65000 per annum
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London
Net-Recruit.co.uk
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