Information Manager
UK

The median Information Manager salary in the UK is £63,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 638 779 887
Rank change year-on-year +141 +108 -164
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 189 246 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 164 207 221
10th Percentile £41,250 £50,320 £47,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £56,950 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.29% +12.00% -8.68%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £86,100 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 73,958 103,999 130,968
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.39% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,845 65,598 82,588
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Information Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Manager.

Salary trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Manager over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Top 16 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 20 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +156 178 £65,000 -7.14% 114
London +221 94 £75,000 - 44
UK excluding London +33 87 £55,000 -15.38% 78
Work from Home +72 59 £61,250 -9.26% 50
Midlands +42 23 £60,000 -20.00% 19
West Midlands +76 21 £60,000 -20.00% 10
North of England +77 20 £55,000 -8.33% 20
South East +57 18 £55,000 -29.03% 16
South West +15 14 £55,000 +3.27% 10
North West +40 13 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Yorkshire +99 6 £43,742 -35.20% 4
East of England +43 6 £75,000 +42.86% 4
Scotland -39 4 £50,690 -34.59% 7
East Midlands +7 2 £62,750 +4.58% 9
Wales -8 2 £42,500 -29.17% 2
North East -3 1 £63,000 +21.15% 2

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 20 February 2024, Information Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 118 (62.43%) Information Security
2 78 (41.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (39.15%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (26.98%) CISSP
4 51 (26.98%) Management Information System
5 48 (25.40%) Social Skills
6 43 (22.75%) Risk Management
7 38 (20.11%) CISM
8 32 (16.93%) Security Management
9 31 (16.40%) Legal
9 31 (16.40%) GDPR
10 26 (13.76%) Incident Response
10 26 (13.76%) Security Posture
11 24 (12.70%) Degree
12 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
12 23 (12.17%) NIST
13 22 (11.64%) Roadmaps
13 22 (11.64%) Finance
14 20 (10.58%) Business Continuity
14 20 (10.58%) Cyber Essentials
14 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
14 20 (10.58%) Information Assurance
15 19 (10.05%) Data Protection
15 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.05%) Law
15 19 (10.05%) GRC
16 18 (9.52%) Information Security Management
16 18 (9.52%) SC Cleared
16 18 (9.52%) Security Operations
17 17 (8.99%) CESG Certified Professional

Information Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.47%) Azure
2 6 (3.17%) SaaS
3 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.65%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (1.59%) IaaS
4 3 (1.59%) PaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.53%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) Firewall
2 9 (4.76%) Network Security
3 7 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.06%) Intranet
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DKIM
5 1 (0.53%) DMARC
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) SMTP
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.06%) GIS
3 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) DTS
4 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.65%) JIRA
General
1 48 (25.40%) Social Skills
2 31 (16.40%) Legal
3 22 (11.64%) Finance
4 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.05%) Law
5 13 (6.88%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.17%) Advertising
6 6 (3.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (2.65%) Banking
8 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.59%) Retail
10 2 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.53%) Automotive
11 1 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.53%) Billing
11 1 (0.53%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.53%) Social Science
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.59%) EDI
2 1 (0.53%) Middleware
2 1 (0.53%) OAuth
2 1 (0.53%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.98%) Management Information System
2 26 (13.76%) Security Posture
3 7 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (3.17%) Cyber Threat
4 6 (3.17%) NHS
5 5 (2.65%) CESG
5 5 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.65%) Distributed Systems
5 5 (2.65%) Onboarding
6 4 (2.12%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.12%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.06%) CCTV
8 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Linux
2 1 (0.53%) Unix
2 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (62.43%) Information Security
2 74 (39.15%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (22.75%) Risk Management
4 32 (16.93%) Security Management
5 26 (13.76%) Incident Response
6 22 (11.64%) Roadmaps
7 20 (10.58%) Business Continuity
7 20 (10.58%) Information Assurance
8 19 (10.05%) Data Protection
9 18 (9.52%) Information Security Management
9 18 (9.52%) Security Operations
10 16 (8.47%) Information Governance
11 15 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (6.88%) Project Management
13 12 (6.35%) Information Management
14 11 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.82%) Line Management
14 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (26.98%) CISSP
2 38 (20.11%) CISM
3 24 (12.70%) Degree
4 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
5 18 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 17 (8.99%) CESG Certified Professional
6 17 (8.99%) CISA
7 6 (3.17%) Master's Degree
8 5 (2.65%) CISMP
8 5 (2.65%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.65%) Postgraduate
9 4 (2.12%) CEH
10 3 (1.59%) CCSP
10 3 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.59%) CRISC
10 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.59%) SSCP
11 2 (1.06%) CCIE Security
11 2 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.06%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (41.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (16.40%) GDPR
3 23 (12.17%) NIST
4 20 (10.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (10.05%) GRC
6 11 (5.82%) PCI DSS
7 10 (5.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (3.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (3.17%) PMO
9 5 (2.65%) SOC 2
10 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (1.06%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.53%) COBIT
12 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.65%) Kenna
3 4 (2.12%) Datix
4 3 (1.59%) Cisco
4 3 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (0.53%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.53%) Qualys