Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 718 745
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27 +170
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 491 518 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 416 421 510
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +3.58%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £94,375 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% -

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 167,481 170,872 198,731
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,358 142,269 166,178
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +20 480 £65,000 +8.33% 88
UK excluding London +29 288 £56,500 -1.74% 58
London -54 202 £72,500 +11.54% 33
North of England +35 109 £50,000 -13.04% 18
South East +58 89 £64,000 +21.90% 18
Yorkshire +61 54 £48,000 -20.00% 8
North West +10 43 £55,000 - 6
Midlands -15 35 £54,500 +9.00% 8
West Midlands -27 26 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +18 24 £56,250 +2.27% 5
South West +9 22 £53,750 -14.00% 6
North East -12 12 £45,000 +8.60% 4
East Midlands 0 9 £48,277 -12.22% 4
Wales +15 7 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -69 2 £54,500 -9.17% 1

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 433 (88.19%) Information Security
2 270 (54.99%) CISSP
3 262 (53.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 214 (43.58%) CISM
5 158 (32.18%) Risk Management
6 125 (25.46%) CISA
6 125 (25.46%) Data Protection
7 123 (25.05%) GDPR
8 117 (23.83%) Management Information System
9 110 (22.40%) PCI DSS
10 109 (22.20%) Finance
11 106 (21.59%) Cybersecurity
12 102 (20.77%) Security Management
13 94 (19.14%) Legal
14 85 (17.31%) Information Security Management
15 70 (14.26%) ISMS
16 67 (13.65%) Degree
17 58 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 50 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
19 45 (9.16%) Firewall
20 42 (8.55%) CRISC
21 41 (8.35%) Project Management
22 40 (8.15%) ITIL
23 39 (7.94%) Banking
24 38 (7.74%) Data Security
25 36 (7.33%) SIEM
25 36 (7.33%) Data Protection Act
26 35 (7.13%) Risk Assessment
27 34 (6.92%) Business Continuity
27 34 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement

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 18 (3.67%) IIS
2 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.46%) SaaS
2 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.43%) IaaS
4 6 (1.22%) PaaS
5 5 (1.02%) Office 365
6 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.41%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.16%) Firewall
2 28 (5.70%) Network Security
3 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 9 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.22%) SMS
5 5 (1.02%) Wireless
6 4 (0.81%) SAN
6 4 (0.81%) SCCP
7 2 (0.41%) SSL
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 2 (0.41%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) HTTP
8 1 (0.20%) Skype
8 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.02%) Power BI
5 4 (0.81%) Big Data
6 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.61%) GIS
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) OLTP
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
General
1 109 (22.20%) Finance
2 94 (19.14%) Legal
3 39 (7.94%) Banking
4 26 (5.30%) Law
5 20 (4.07%) Retail
6 8 (1.63%) Marketing
7 7 (1.43%) Advertising
8 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.22%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.20%) EDI
3 1 (0.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.20%) Node.js
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.20%) WPF
3 1 (0.20%) XML
3 1 (0.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 117 (23.83%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.33%) Data Protection Act
3 26 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.65%) CESG
7 10 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
7 10 (2.04%) NHS
8 8 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.43%) Fintech
9 7 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.02%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.61%) PKI
12 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.50%) Windows
2 21 (4.28%) Linux
3 10 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.63%) Unix
5 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (88.19%) Information Security
2 158 (32.18%) Risk Management
3 125 (25.46%) Data Protection
4 106 (21.59%) Cybersecurity
5 102 (20.77%) Security Management
6 85 (17.31%) Information Security Management
7 70 (14.26%) ISMS
8 58 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (8.35%) Project Management
11 40 (8.15%) ITIL
12 38 (7.74%) Data Security
13 36 (7.33%) SIEM
14 35 (7.13%) Risk Assessment
15 34 (6.92%) Business Continuity
15 34 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (6.92%) Internal Audit
16 32 (6.52%) Analytics
16 32 (6.52%) Incident Management
16 32 (6.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.85%) C
1 14 (2.85%) SQL
2 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.41%) C#
4 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.20%) C++
4 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 270 (54.99%) CISSP
2 214 (43.58%) CISM
3 125 (25.46%) CISA
4 67 (13.65%) Degree
5 42 (8.55%) CRISC
6 19 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (3.67%) Security Cleared
8 17 (3.46%) IISP
9 15 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (2.24%) GIAC
12 10 (2.04%) SSCP
13 9 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.83%) CISMP
13 9 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.63%) CLAS
14 8 (1.63%) Master's Degree
14 8 (1.63%) SANS
15 7 (1.43%) GSEC
16 6 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (53.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (25.05%) GDPR
3 110 (22.40%) PCI DSS
4 25 (5.09%) COBIT
5 24 (4.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (3.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (2.65%) ISO 22301
9 10 (2.04%) Data Quality
10 9 (1.83%) RMADS
10 9 (1.83%) SLA
11 8 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (1.63%) ISO 9001
12 7 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (1.02%) BS7799
13 5 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
13 5 (1.02%) QA
14 4 (0.81%) ISO 31000
15 3 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 13 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.81%) XenServer
3 2 (0.41%) Snort
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.63%) Nessus
1 8 (1.63%) QRadar
2 6 (1.22%) Core Impact
2 6 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.22%) Nexpose
2 6 (1.22%) OpenVAS
2 6 (1.22%) PowerBroker
2 6 (1.22%) RSA Archer
2 6 (1.22%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (1.22%) SCCM
2 6 (1.22%) WSUS
3 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 24 (4.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.67%) Capita
3 11 (2.24%) Cisco
4 10 (2.04%) LogRhythm
4 10 (2.04%) Splunk
5 8 (1.63%) McAfee
5 8 (1.63%) Symantec
6 6 (1.22%) AlienVault
6 6 (1.22%) ArcSight
6 6 (1.22%) Aveksa
6 6 (1.22%) Bomgar
6 6 (1.22%) CyberArk
6 6 (1.22%) Palo Alto
6 6 (1.22%) Qualys
6 6 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 4 (0.81%) Avaya
7 4 (0.81%) Citrix
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle
7 4 (0.81%) Veeam
8 3 (0.61%) SAP