Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 716 740
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 +198
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 492 519 596
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 416 423 511
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +3.60%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 19 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 19 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 +18 481 £65,000 +8.33% 82
UK excluding London +27 287 £56,500 -1.74% 49
London -30 204 £72,500 +11.54% 36
North of England +38 110 £50,000 -10.71% 9
South East +48 85 £64,000 +16.36% 16
Yorkshire +52 54 £48,000 -20.00% 2
North West -1 45 £55,000 - 5
Midlands -25 35 £54,500 +9.00% 10
West Midlands -11 26 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +29 25 £57,500 +4.55% 4
South West +3 22 £53,750 -17.31% 7
North East -9 11 £48,750 +17.65% 2
East Midlands +13 9 £48,277 -12.22% 4
Wales +20 7 £42,500 - 2
Scotland -67 2 £54,500 -9.17% 1

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 436 (88.62%) Information Security
2 268 (54.47%) CISSP
3 261 (53.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 211 (42.89%) CISM
5 152 (30.89%) Risk Management
6 127 (25.81%) GDPR
7 125 (25.41%) Data Protection
8 124 (25.20%) CISA
9 116 (23.58%) Management Information System
9 116 (23.58%) PCI DSS
10 108 (21.95%) Finance
10 108 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
11 102 (20.73%) Security Management
12 95 (19.31%) Legal
13 86 (17.48%) Information Security Management
14 70 (14.23%) ISMS
15 62 (12.60%) Degree
16 58 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (9.96%) Penetration Testing
18 46 (9.35%) Firewall
19 44 (8.94%) Project Management
20 42 (8.54%) CRISC
21 40 (8.13%) SIEM
22 39 (7.93%) ITIL
22 39 (7.93%) Banking
23 38 (7.72%) Data Security
24 36 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
25 35 (7.11%) Risk Assessment
26 34 (6.91%) Internal Audit
26 34 (6.91%) 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 (3.66%) IIS
2 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) InDesign
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.66%) SaaS
2 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.42%) 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 46 (9.35%) Firewall
2 29 (5.89%) Network Security
3 10 (2.03%) Internet
4 9 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (1.22%) SMS
5 6 (1.22%) Wireless
6 4 (0.81%) SAN
7 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.61%) VPN
8 2 (0.41%) SCCP
8 2 (0.41%) SSL
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.20%) DHCP
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) HTTP
9 1 (0.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.02%) Power BI
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.61%) Big Data
4 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.61%) GIS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.20%) OLAP
5 1 (0.20%) OLTP
5 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
1 108 (21.95%) Finance
2 95 (19.31%) Legal
3 39 (7.93%) Banking
4 27 (5.49%) Law
5 20 (4.07%) Retail
6 9 (1.83%) Marketing
7 7 (1.42%) Advertising
7 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.42%) 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
1 116 (23.58%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 26 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.64%) CESG
8 10 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
8 10 (2.03%) NHS
9 8 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.42%) Fintech
10 7 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.02%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.89%) Windows
2 22 (4.47%) Linux
3 12 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.63%) Unix
5 5 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (88.62%) Information Security
2 152 (30.89%) Risk Management
3 125 (25.41%) Data Protection
4 108 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
5 102 (20.73%) Security Management
6 86 (17.48%) Information Security Management
7 70 (14.23%) ISMS
8 58 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (9.96%) Penetration Testing
10 44 (8.94%) Project Management
11 40 (8.13%) SIEM
12 39 (7.93%) ITIL
13 38 (7.72%) Data Security
14 35 (7.11%) Risk Assessment
15 34 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (6.91%) Internal Audit
16 32 (6.50%) Analytics
16 32 (6.50%) Business Continuity
17 30 (6.10%) Incident Management
17 30 (6.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.05%) C
2 14 (2.85%) SQL
3 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.41%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 268 (54.47%) CISSP
2 211 (42.89%) CISM
3 124 (25.20%) CISA
4 62 (12.60%) Degree
5 42 (8.54%) CRISC
6 18 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (3.66%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.46%) IISP
8 15 (3.05%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.64%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (2.44%) GIAC
11 10 (2.03%) SSCP
12 9 (1.83%) CISMP
12 9 (1.83%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.63%) CLAS
13 8 (1.63%) GSEC
13 8 (1.63%) Master's Degree
13 8 (1.63%) SANS
14 7 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (1.42%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (53.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (25.81%) GDPR
3 116 (23.58%) PCI DSS
4 26 (5.28%) COBIT
5 24 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (2.64%) ISO 22301
7 13 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (2.03%) RMADS
9 9 (1.83%) Data Quality
9 9 (1.83%) SLA
10 8 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (1.63%) ISO 9001
11 7 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (1.02%) BS7799
12 5 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (1.02%) QA
13 4 (0.81%) ISO 31000
14 3 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 15 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.81%) XenServer
4 2 (0.41%) Snort
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.83%) Nessus
1 9 (1.83%) QRadar
2 8 (1.63%) SCCM
3 7 (1.42%) Core Impact
3 7 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.42%) Nexpose
3 7 (1.42%) OpenVAS
3 7 (1.42%) PowerBroker
3 7 (1.42%) RSA Security Analytics
3 7 (1.42%) WSUS
4 6 (1.22%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 25 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.66%) Capita
3 12 (2.44%) Cisco
4 11 (2.24%) LogRhythm
4 11 (2.24%) Splunk
5 9 (1.83%) McAfee
5 9 (1.83%) Symantec
6 7 (1.42%) AlienVault
6 7 (1.42%) ArcSight
6 7 (1.42%) Aveksa
6 7 (1.42%) Bomgar
6 7 (1.42%) CyberArk
6 7 (1.42%) Palo Alto
6 7 (1.42%) Qualys
6 7 (1.42%) SolarWinds
7 4 (0.81%) Avaya
7 4 (0.81%) Citrix
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle
7 4 (0.81%) SAP
7 4 (0.81%) Veeam