Period
to 21 September 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 721 821
Rank change year-on-year -45 +100 +172
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 427 588 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 383 527 476
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £51,896
% change year-on-year - +15.62% -9.75%

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 169054 187667 211623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135523 157713 175423
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 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 -63 412 £65,000 +8.33% 24
London +13 219 £70,000 +7.69% 9
UK excluding London -83 205 £60,000 - 16
North of England -50 62 £55,000 -4.35% 6
South East -38 48 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Midlands +19 35 £55,000 -12.00% 5
North West -16 35 £55,000 -4.35% 4
West Midlands +25 27 £57,500 -8.00% 3
East of England +6 24 £70,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire -13 23 £57,500 -4.17% 2
South West +10 21 £50,000 -23.08% 2
East Midlands +17 8 £54,000 -13.60% 2
Scotland -19 7 £57,500 - 1
Wales +11 6 £46,250 +11.45%
North East +15 4 £46,250 +20.13%

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 368 (86.18%) Information Security
2 219 (51.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 215 (50.35%) CISSP
4 178 (41.69%) CISM
5 138 (32.32%) Risk Management
6 114 (26.70%) Finance
7 105 (24.59%) PCI DSS
7 105 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
8 97 (22.72%) CISA
9 83 (19.44%) GDPR
10 82 (19.20%) Data Protection
11 76 (17.80%) Management Information System
12 64 (14.99%) Security Management
13 63 (14.75%) ISMS
14 61 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 55 (12.88%) Legal
15 55 (12.88%) Degree
16 51 (11.94%) Banking
17 49 (11.48%) Information Security Management
17 49 (11.48%) SIEM
18 48 (11.24%) Project Management
19 47 (11.01%) CRISC
20 45 (10.54%) Incident Management
21 41 (9.60%) Analytics
22 40 (9.37%) Security Operations
22 40 (9.37%) Penetration Testing
23 39 (9.13%) Firewall
23 39 (9.13%) Cyber Essentials
24 35 (8.20%) ITIL
25 34 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management

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 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.41%) SaaS
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.13%) Firewall
2 19 (4.45%) Network Security
3 10 (2.34%) Internet
4 8 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.64%) Wireless
6 5 (1.17%) SAN
7 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.70%) VPN
8 2 (0.47%) DHCP
8 2 (0.47%) DNS
8 2 (0.47%) Intranet
8 2 (0.47%) SMS
8 2 (0.47%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) DMZ
9 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) EDMS
5 1 (0.23%) Power BI
5 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 114 (26.70%) Finance
2 55 (12.88%) Legal
3 51 (11.94%) Banking
4 26 (6.09%) Law
5 14 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.58%) Marketing
7 6 (1.41%) Electronics
8 5 (1.17%) Retail
9 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.15%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.47%) XML
3 1 (0.23%) CGI
3 1 (0.23%) COM
3 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.80%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.58%) CESG
5 10 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (1.87%) NHS
7 7 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.41%) Clustering
9 5 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.17%) Fintech
9 5 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.73%) Linux
2 32 (7.49%) Windows
3 23 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.17%) Unix
6 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (86.18%) Information Security
2 138 (32.32%) Risk Management
3 105 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
4 82 (19.20%) Data Protection
5 64 (14.99%) Security Management
6 63 (14.75%) ISMS
7 61 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (11.48%) Information Security Management
8 49 (11.48%) SIEM
9 48 (11.24%) Project Management
10 45 (10.54%) Incident Management
11 41 (9.60%) Analytics
12 40 (9.37%) Penetration Testing
12 40 (9.37%) Security Operations
13 35 (8.20%) ITIL
14 34 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 33 (7.73%) Internal Audit
16 31 (7.26%) Information Assurance
16 31 (7.26%) Security Architecture
17 30 (7.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.09%) C
2 12 (2.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 215 (50.35%) CISSP
2 178 (41.69%) CISM
3 97 (22.72%) CISA
4 55 (12.88%) Degree
5 47 (11.01%) CRISC
6 24 (5.62%) GIAC
7 22 (5.15%) GISF
7 22 (5.15%) GSEC
8 19 (4.45%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 13 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (3.04%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.58%) CEH
11 11 (2.58%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 9 (2.11%) ISACA
12 9 (2.11%) SANS
12 9 (2.11%) SSCP
13 8 (1.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (51.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (24.59%) PCI DSS
3 83 (19.44%) GDPR
4 39 (9.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (4.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (3.28%) COBIT
7 14 (3.28%) ISO 9001
7 14 (3.28%) RMADS
8 12 (2.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (2.81%) ISO 22301
9 10 (2.34%) ISO 31000
9 10 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 9 (2.11%) SLA
11 7 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (1.64%) HIPAA
12 5 (1.17%) ISO 14001
12 5 (1.17%) QA
13 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.23%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 26 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.17%) XenServer
4 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (6.09%) SCCM
2 24 (5.62%) Nessus
3 23 (5.39%) WSUS
4 22 (5.15%) McAfee ePO
5 21 (4.92%) Core Impact
5 21 (4.92%) Nexpose
5 21 (4.92%) OpenVAS
5 21 (4.92%) PowerBroker
5 21 (4.92%) QRadar
5 21 (4.92%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (1.41%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.32%) SolarWinds
3 22 (5.15%) Aveksa
3 22 (5.15%) CyberArk
3 22 (5.15%) McAfee
3 22 (5.15%) Palo Alto
3 22 (5.15%) Splunk
3 22 (5.15%) Symantec
4 21 (4.92%) AlienVault
4 21 (4.92%) ArcSight
4 21 (4.92%) Bomgar
4 21 (4.92%) LogRhythm
4 21 (4.92%) Qualys
5 11 (2.58%) Cisco
6 9 (2.11%) SAP
7 5 (1.17%) Avaya
7 5 (1.17%) Citrix
7 5 (1.17%) Tableau
7 5 (1.17%) Veeam
8 4 (0.94%) VMware