Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 775 727
Rank change year-on-year +103 -48 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 537 438 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 467 386 521
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +3.99%
10th Percentile £44,854 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £84,250 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 160,740 170,518 186,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 129,501 136,544 156,426
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +91 520 £62,500 -3.85% 66
UK excluding London +165 378 £60,000 - 43
London -40 156 £75,000 +7.14% 24
North of England +105 153 £60,000 +9.09% 9
North West +80 108 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South East +50 87 £65,000 +4.00% 13
Midlands +48 57 £57,500 +4.55% 8
West Midlands +53 53 £57,500 -4.17% 7
East of England +47 47 £74,500 +6.43% 5
Yorkshire +43 34 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South West +13 18 £62,500 +25.00% 7
North East -6 11 £68,250 +47.57%
Scotland +1 9 £40,000 -28.89%
Wales +11 7 £44,500 -6.32% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £63,000 +16.67% 1

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 498 (92.74%) Information Security
2 324 (60.34%) CISSP
3 306 (56.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 232 (43.20%) CISM
5 173 (32.22%) Risk Management
6 159 (29.61%) PCI DSS
7 158 (29.42%) GDPR
8 151 (28.12%) Security Management
9 137 (25.51%) Data Protection
10 134 (24.95%) Management Information System
11 125 (23.28%) Finance
12 122 (22.72%) SIEM
13 113 (21.04%) Penetration Testing
14 109 (20.30%) Degree
15 106 (19.74%) CISA
16 105 (19.55%) Incident Management
17 86 (16.01%) Legal
17 86 (16.01%) Cybersecurity
18 83 (15.46%) Information Security Management
19 80 (14.90%) Windows
19 80 (14.90%) Linux
20 79 (14.71%) ISMS
21 71 (13.22%) ITIL
21 71 (13.22%) Microsoft
22 67 (12.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 62 (11.55%) Active Directory
23 62 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
24 60 (11.17%) Data Loss Prevention
25 57 (10.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
25 57 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure

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 14 (2.61%) IIS
2 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.19%) Documentum
4 1 (0.19%) SAS
4 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (5.40%) SaaS
4 5 (0.93%) IaaS
4 5 (0.93%) Office 365
4 5 (0.93%) PaaS
5 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) G Suite
6 2 (0.37%) Serverless
7 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.70%) Firewall
2 26 (4.84%) Network Security
3 16 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (1.86%) SCCP
4 10 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.86%) WAN
5 9 (1.68%) Intranet
6 8 (1.49%) LAN
7 6 (1.12%) IPsec
7 6 (1.12%) SSL
7 6 (1.12%) VPN
8 5 (0.93%) Wireless
9 3 (0.56%) FTP
9 3 (0.56%) Internet
9 3 (0.56%) SMS
9 3 (0.56%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
2 5 (0.93%) GIS
3 2 (0.37%) Big Data
3 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) QlikView
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
General
1 125 (23.28%) Finance
2 86 (16.01%) Legal
3 20 (3.72%) Banking
4 14 (2.61%) Law
4 14 (2.61%) Retail
5 11 (2.05%) Marketing
6 6 (1.12%) Local Government
7 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.56%) Back Office
8 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (0.74%) LDAP
3 2 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.95%) Management Information System
2 44 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
4 25 (4.66%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.61%) CESG
7 11 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
10 7 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.93%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.37%) CCTV
14 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.37%) Cybercrime
14 2 (0.37%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.90%) Linux
1 80 (14.90%) Windows
2 22 (4.10%) Unix
3 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (92.74%) Information Security
2 173 (32.22%) Risk Management
3 151 (28.12%) Security Management
4 137 (25.51%) Data Protection
5 122 (22.72%) SIEM
6 113 (21.04%) Penetration Testing
7 105 (19.55%) Incident Management
8 86 (16.01%) Cybersecurity
9 83 (15.46%) Information Security Management
10 79 (14.71%) ISMS
11 71 (13.22%) ITIL
12 67 (12.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 60 (11.17%) Data Loss Prevention
14 55 (10.24%) OWASP
15 49 (9.12%) Business Continuity
16 48 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (7.45%) Internal Audit
18 39 (7.26%) Vulnerability Management
19 38 (7.08%) Data Privacy
20 37 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.98%) SQL
2 7 (1.30%) C
3 1 (0.19%) C#
3 1 (0.19%) C++
3 1 (0.19%) Java
3 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 324 (60.34%) CISSP
2 232 (43.20%) CISM
3 109 (20.30%) Degree
4 106 (19.74%) CISA
5 62 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (10.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 42 (7.82%) CRISC
8 26 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 24 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (3.91%) SC Cleared
11 17 (3.17%) CISMP
12 15 (2.79%) CREST Certified
13 14 (2.61%) IISP
14 12 (2.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 11 (2.05%) CCSP
16 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (1.86%) SSCP
17 9 (1.68%) CGEIT
17 9 (1.68%) MCSE
18 8 (1.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (56.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 159 (29.61%) PCI DSS
3 158 (29.42%) GDPR
4 37 (6.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (4.47%) COBIT
6 20 (3.72%) ISO 22301
7 17 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 14 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (1.68%) ISO 9001
10 8 (1.49%) MiFID
10 8 (1.49%) QA
11 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.74%) SLA
14 3 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.56%) PMO
15 2 (0.37%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 62 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (1.49%) OSSEC
2 4 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.56%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 71 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.72%) LogRhythm
3 9 (1.68%) Splunk
4 6 (1.12%) Oracle
4 6 (1.12%) Qualys
4 6 (1.12%) Sun
5 5 (0.93%) Sophos
5 5 (0.93%) Symantec
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco
6 4 (0.74%) Google
7 3 (0.56%) Dell
7 3 (0.56%) LogLogic
7 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.56%) VMware
8 2 (0.37%) Apple
8 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.37%) McAfee
8 2 (0.37%) SAP
8 2 (0.37%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.37%) Trend Micro