Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 672 763 753
Rank change year-on-year +91 -10 +173
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 576 436 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 460 351 510
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.27% +7.73%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.68% +1.82% +4.76%

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 171,036 166,082 198,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.56% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,943 137,888 166,120
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +137 559 £62,500 +0.81% 62
UK excluding London +124 385 £57,500 +2.68% 42
London -18 190 £79,250 +21.92% 23
North of England +94 139 £54,000 -6.09% 17
South East +60 113 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Yorkshire +73 79 £50,000 -14.89% 9
Midlands -8 57 £57,500 +15.00% 7
North West +2 47 £60,000 +4.35% 6
West Midlands -25 47 £57,500 +15.00% 5
East of England +14 42 £55,000 -4.35% 7
South West 0 19 £47,500 -13.64% 3
North East - 13 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands +7 10 £60,000 +17.65% 2
Wales -1 7 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland -51 7 £40,963 -31.73% 3
Northern Ireland +2 1 £52,500 +23.53%

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 507 (88.02%) Information Security
2 304 (52.78%) CISSP
3 287 (49.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 255 (44.27%) CISM
5 187 (32.47%) Risk Management
6 168 (29.17%) GDPR
7 148 (25.69%) Management Information System
8 137 (23.78%) Data Protection
9 135 (23.44%) Finance
10 128 (22.22%) CISA
11 120 (20.83%) PCI DSS
12 118 (20.49%) Security Management
13 108 (18.75%) Legal
14 93 (16.15%) Cybersecurity
15 92 (15.97%) Information Security Management
16 78 (13.54%) Degree
17 64 (11.11%) ISMS
18 61 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 59 (10.24%) Penetration Testing
20 47 (8.16%) ITIL
21 46 (7.99%) Business Continuity
22 44 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
23 43 (7.47%) Incident Management
24 42 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
24 42 (7.29%) Information Management
25 40 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
26 39 (6.77%) Compliance Audit
26 39 (6.77%) Project Management
27 37 (6.42%) Regulatory Compliance
28 36 (6.25%) Information Governance

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 20 (3.47%) IIS
2 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) InDesign
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Maximo
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.04%) Office 365
2 6 (1.04%) SaaS
3 5 (0.87%) IaaS
4 4 (0.69%) PaaS
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.08%) Firewall
2 29 (5.03%) Network Security
3 9 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.39%) Internet
5 7 (1.22%) SCCP
5 7 (1.22%) SMS
6 5 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (0.87%) WAN
7 4 (0.69%) Intranet
7 4 (0.69%) VPN
8 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.35%) LAN
9 2 (0.35%) SSL
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.17%) FTP
10 1 (0.17%) HTTP
10 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.87%) Big Data
4 5 (0.87%) Power BI
5 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) DataStage
7 2 (0.35%) GIS
7 2 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.17%) OLAP
8 1 (0.17%) OLTP
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (23.44%) Finance
2 108 (18.75%) Legal
3 32 (5.56%) Retail
4 25 (4.34%) Banking
5 15 (2.60%) Advertising
6 14 (2.43%) Law
7 11 (1.91%) Marketing
8 8 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.52%) Games
11 3 (0.52%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.17%) EDI
3 1 (0.17%) Node.js
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.17%) WPF
3 1 (0.17%) XML
3 1 (0.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 148 (25.69%) Management Information System
2 40 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.03%) Data Protection Act
4 27 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
9 11 (1.91%) Freedom of Information
10 10 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.74%) NHS
11 9 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.87%) CESG
12 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.69%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.69%) Fintech
13 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.52%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.08%) Windows
2 10 (1.74%) Unix
3 7 (1.22%) Linux
4 1 (0.17%) IRIX
4 1 (0.17%) Solaris
4 1 (0.17%) SUSE
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (88.02%) Information Security
2 187 (32.47%) Risk Management
3 137 (23.78%) Data Protection
4 118 (20.49%) Security Management
5 93 (16.15%) Cybersecurity
6 92 (15.97%) Information Security Management
7 64 (11.11%) ISMS
8 61 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (10.24%) Penetration Testing
10 47 (8.16%) ITIL
11 46 (7.99%) Business Continuity
12 44 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (7.47%) Incident Management
14 42 (7.29%) Information Management
14 42 (7.29%) Risk Assessment
15 39 (6.77%) Compliance Audit
15 39 (6.77%) Project Management
16 37 (6.42%) Regulatory Compliance
17 36 (6.25%) Information Governance
17 36 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.08%) SQL
2 9 (1.56%) C
3 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.17%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 304 (52.78%) CISSP
2 255 (44.27%) CISM
3 128 (22.22%) CISA
4 78 (13.54%) Degree
5 25 (4.34%) CRISC
6 23 (3.99%) Security Cleared
7 20 (3.47%) CISMP
8 19 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (3.30%) IISP
8 19 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.08%) CGEIT
11 11 (1.91%) PCI QSA
12 9 (1.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (1.56%) CCSP
12 9 (1.56%) SSCP
13 8 (1.39%) GIAC
13 8 (1.39%) ISEB
13 8 (1.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 8 (1.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (49.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 168 (29.17%) GDPR
3 120 (20.83%) PCI DSS
4 29 (5.03%) COBIT
5 25 (4.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (3.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 10 (1.74%) Data Quality
8 10 (1.74%) ISO 9001
9 9 (1.56%) ISO 22301
10 7 (1.22%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (1.22%) SLA
11 6 (1.04%) BS7799
11 6 (1.04%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (0.87%) ISO 31000
12 5 (0.87%) PSD2
12 5 (0.87%) QA
13 4 (0.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (5.38%) Capita
2 22 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.04%) Cisco
4 5 (0.87%) IBM
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle
5 3 (0.52%) SAP
5 3 (0.52%) Symantec
6 2 (0.35%) CA
6 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.35%) Forcepoint
6 2 (0.35%) IronPort
6 2 (0.35%) McAfee
6 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.35%) Teradata
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe
7 1 (0.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.17%) HP
7 1 (0.17%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.17%) Splunk
7 1 (0.17%) Tableau