Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 694 836 746
Rank change year-on-year +142 -90 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 538 390 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 447 336 539
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,500 £46,200
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 July 2018.

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 July 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 +146 513 £62,500 -0.79% 71
UK excluding London +139 361 £57,500 -4.17% 50
London +5 174 £80,000 +23.08% 25
North of England +74 118 £60,000 +4.35% 8
South East +47 92 £60,000 -4.00% 11
Midlands +23 62 £57,500 -4.17% 15
North West +59 61 £60,000 +4.35% 4
West Midlands +34 52 £57,500 -4.17% 10
Yorkshire +38 46 £52,655 -8.43% 3
East of England +24 43 £57,500 -17.86% 6
South West +7 23 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland -18 14 £40,963 -31.73% 4
North East -15 11 £68,250 +43.68% 1
East Midlands +18 10 £60,000 +11.11% 5
Wales +11 8 £44,500 -1.11%
Northern Ireland -6 1 £52,500 +23.53%

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 487 (90.52%) Information Security
2 295 (54.83%) CISSP
3 273 (50.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 249 (46.28%) CISM
5 168 (31.23%) GDPR
6 167 (31.04%) Risk Management
7 143 (26.58%) PCI DSS
8 141 (26.21%) Finance
9 130 (24.16%) Data Protection
10 126 (23.42%) Management Information System
11 113 (21.00%) CISA
12 108 (20.07%) Security Management
13 85 (15.80%) Legal
14 84 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
15 81 (15.06%) Degree
16 74 (13.75%) Incident Management
17 71 (13.20%) Information Security Management
18 68 (12.64%) Penetration Testing
19 58 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
19 58 (10.78%) SIEM
20 53 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (9.85%) ISMS
21 52 (9.67%) ITIL
22 45 (8.36%) Security Operations
23 43 (7.99%) Business Continuity
24 42 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
25 40 (7.43%) Vulnerability Management
26 36 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
27 34 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
27 34 (6.32%) Information 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 15 (2.79%) 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 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) G Suite
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Serverless
5 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.13%) Firewall
2 23 (4.28%) Network Security
3 12 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (2.23%) WAN
4 8 (1.49%) LAN
4 8 (1.49%) VPN
5 7 (1.30%) Internet
5 7 (1.30%) SCCP
6 6 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (1.12%) Intranet
6 6 (1.12%) IPsec
6 6 (1.12%) SMS
6 6 (1.12%) SSL
7 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.93%) Wireless
8 3 (0.56%) FTP
8 3 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.56%) Big Data
1 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (0.56%) GIS
1 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.37%) DataStage
2 2 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.19%) DB2
3 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.19%) QlikView
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 141 (26.21%) Finance
2 85 (15.80%) Legal
3 25 (4.65%) Retail
4 23 (4.28%) Banking
5 9 (1.67%) Advertising
5 9 (1.67%) Marketing
6 7 (1.30%) Law
6 7 (1.30%) Local Government
7 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.37%) .NET
1 2 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (23.42%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.53%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.74%) CESG
9 4 (0.74%) Cyberattack
9 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.56%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.56%) Fintech
10 3 (0.56%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 3 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.72%) Windows
2 18 (3.35%) Linux
3 10 (1.86%) Unix
4 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) IRIX
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (90.52%) Information Security
2 167 (31.04%) Risk Management
3 130 (24.16%) Data Protection
4 108 (20.07%) Security Management
5 84 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
6 74 (13.75%) Incident Management
7 71 (13.20%) Information Security Management
8 68 (12.64%) Penetration Testing
9 58 (10.78%) SIEM
9 58 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (9.85%) ISMS
11 52 (9.67%) ITIL
12 45 (8.36%) Security Operations
13 43 (7.99%) Business Continuity
14 42 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
15 40 (7.43%) Vulnerability Management
16 36 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (6.32%) Data Security
17 34 (6.32%) Information Management
18 33 (6.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.86%) SQL
2 8 (1.49%) 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
1 295 (54.83%) CISSP
2 249 (46.28%) CISM
3 113 (21.00%) CISA
4 81 (15.06%) Degree
5 29 (5.39%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.02%) CRISC
7 24 (4.46%) CISMP
8 23 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (4.09%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (3.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 16 (2.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 15 (2.79%) IISP
13 15 (2.79%) PCI QSA
14 12 (2.23%) CGEIT
15 9 (1.67%) CCSP
15 9 (1.67%) CEH
15 9 (1.67%) MCSE
15 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (50.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 168 (31.23%) GDPR
3 143 (26.58%) PCI DSS
4 34 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 12 (2.23%) COBIT
9 11 (2.04%) ISO 9001
10 6 (1.12%) MiFID
10 6 (1.12%) QA
11 5 (0.93%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
12 4 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.74%) ISO 31000
12 4 (0.74%) PMO
12 4 (0.74%) SLA
13 3 (0.56%) BS7799
13 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) OSSEC
2 1 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (6.32%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.76%) Capita
3 6 (1.12%) Qualys
3 6 (1.12%) Sun
4 5 (0.93%) Cisco
4 5 (0.93%) IBM
4 5 (0.93%) Sophos
4 5 (0.93%) Symantec
5 4 (0.74%) Google
5 4 (0.74%) VMware
6 3 (0.56%) Dell
6 3 (0.56%) LogLogic
6 3 (0.56%) SAP
6 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.37%) Apple
7 2 (0.37%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.37%) McAfee
7 2 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.37%) Trend Micro