Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 723 722
Rank change year-on-year +98 -1 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 581 503 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 490 433 481
UK median annual salary £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% +5.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £44,964 £41,250 £43,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +5.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 153,459 171,422 178,550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.03% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123,266 137,855 149,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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 +88 566 £60,000 -6.25% 59
UK excluding London +130 406 £60,000 +9.09% 42
North of England +74 178 £60,000 +20.00% 14
London +46 169 £75,000 +7.14% 19
North West +96 139 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Midlands +63 72 £57,500 +5.50% 10
South East +13 66 £65,000 +1.56% 4
West Midlands +52 48 £57,500 +4.55% 3
East of England +48 47 £75,000 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire +15 32 £52,000 +8.33% 8
South West +10 31 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +20 24 £39,930 -26.06% 7
Scotland +6 7 £40,000 -30.43% 1
North East -6 7 £65,750 +31.50%
Wales +5 5 £45,000 +9.09% 1

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Information Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 524 (90.19%) Information Security
2 353 (60.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 331 (56.97%) CISSP
4 222 (38.21%) Security Management
5 216 (37.18%) Risk Management
6 204 (35.11%) CISM
7 179 (30.81%) Management Information System
8 164 (28.23%) SIEM
9 162 (27.88%) Incident Management
10 161 (27.71%) PCI DSS
11 160 (27.54%) Data Protection
12 153 (26.33%) Degree
13 149 (25.65%) GDPR
14 142 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
15 122 (21.00%) Windows
15 122 (21.00%) Linux
16 118 (20.31%) Information Security Management
17 116 (19.97%) Finance
17 116 (19.97%) CISA
18 113 (19.45%) ISMS
19 109 (18.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 108 (18.59%) Data Loss Prevention
21 104 (17.90%) Microsoft
22 101 (17.38%) OWASP
23 99 (17.04%) Active Directory
24 98 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
24 98 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
24 98 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
25 97 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
26 95 (16.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.03%) IIS
3 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.17%) Documentum
4 1 (0.17%) SAS
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 98 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (5.51%) SaaS
4 7 (1.20%) Office 365
5 5 (0.86%) IaaS
5 5 (0.86%) PaaS
6 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) G Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Serverless
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.54%) Network Security
2 35 (6.02%) Firewall
3 17 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.38%) SCCP
6 5 (0.86%) LAN
6 5 (0.86%) WAN
7 4 (0.69%) Intranet
7 4 (0.69%) Wireless
8 3 (0.52%) FTP
8 3 (0.52%) IPsec
8 3 (0.52%) SSL
8 3 (0.52%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.52%) VPN
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.17%) Internet
10 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.20%) GIS
3 3 (0.52%) EDMS
4 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) QlikView
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 116 (19.97%) Finance
2 81 (13.94%) Legal
3 22 (3.79%) Banking
4 18 (3.10%) Law
5 16 (2.75%) Marketing
6 15 (2.58%) Retail
7 8 (1.38%) Local Government
8 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (0.69%) LDAP
3 2 (0.34%) Middleware
4 1 (0.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 179 (30.81%) Management Information System
2 33 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.13%) CESG
4 23 (3.96%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.07%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.89%) Cyberattack
9 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.86%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.52%) CCTV
13 3 (0.52%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.52%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.34%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 122 (21.00%) Linux
1 122 (21.00%) Windows
2 21 (3.61%) Unix
3 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (90.19%) Information Security
2 222 (38.21%) Security Management
3 216 (37.18%) Risk Management
4 164 (28.23%) SIEM
5 162 (27.88%) Incident Management
6 160 (27.54%) Data Protection
7 142 (24.44%) Penetration Testing
8 118 (20.31%) Information Security Management
9 113 (19.45%) ISMS
10 109 (18.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 108 (18.59%) Data Loss Prevention
12 101 (17.38%) OWASP
13 98 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
14 90 (15.49%) ITIL
15 51 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (8.43%) Business Continuity
16 49 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 48 (8.26%) Internal Audit
17 48 (8.26%) Vulnerability Management
18 45 (7.75%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.27%) SQL
2 13 (2.24%) C
3 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 331 (56.97%) CISSP
2 204 (35.11%) CISM
3 153 (26.33%) Degree
4 116 (19.97%) CISA
5 98 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
6 95 (16.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 56 (9.64%) CRISC
8 34 (5.85%) Security Cleared
9 26 (4.48%) SC Cleared
10 25 (4.30%) CREST Certified
11 19 (3.27%) CISMP
12 16 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (2.07%) SSCP
14 9 (1.55%) CEH
15 8 (1.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 7 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
16 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (1.03%) CCSP
17 6 (1.03%) IISP
18 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (60.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 161 (27.71%) PCI DSS
3 149 (25.65%) GDPR
4 37 (6.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 33 (5.68%) COBIT
6 19 (3.27%) ISO 22301
7 16 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (2.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (1.38%) MiFID
10 7 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
11 6 (1.03%) QA
12 5 (0.86%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.52%) PMO
13 3 (0.52%) SLA
14 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.34%) IASME
System Software
1 99 (17.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.38%) Snort
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.38%) OSSEC
2 5 (0.86%) CASB
2 5 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.52%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 104 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.44%) LogRhythm
3 11 (1.89%) Oracle
4 9 (1.55%) Splunk
5 6 (1.03%) Google
5 6 (1.03%) Sun
6 5 (0.86%) Qualys
6 5 (0.86%) Symantec
7 4 (0.69%) VMware
8 3 (0.52%) Cisco
8 3 (0.52%) SAP
9 2 (0.34%) Apple
9 2 (0.34%) Dell
9 2 (0.34%) LogLogic
9 2 (0.34%) McAfee
9 2 (0.34%) OpenText
9 2 (0.34%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.34%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.34%) Trend Micro
10 1 (0.17%) Ab Initio