Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Manager was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 705 776
Rank change year-on-year -13 +71 +197
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Manager 493 578 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 427 494 508
UK median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +7.48% -6.96%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -3 484 £64,000 +6.67% 17
UK excluding London -3 272 £55,000 -4.35% 13
London -11 220 £70,000 +7.69% 5
North of England 0 94 £50,000 -13.04% 5
South East -8 73 £63,500 +5.83% 4
North West -22 48 £55,000 -0.90%
Midlands +13 41 £54,000 -1.82%
Yorkshire +24 36 £48,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands +15 31 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England +28 29 £70,000 +16.67%
South West -5 25 £50,000 -23.08% 3
East Midlands +29 10 £54,000 -13.60%
North East +15 10 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Scotland -27 5 £56,250 -2.17%
Wales +13 3 £65,000 +56.63% 1

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 429 (87.02%) Information Security
2 260 (52.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 248 (50.30%) CISSP
4 196 (39.76%) CISM
5 151 (30.63%) Risk Management
6 136 (27.59%) PCI DSS
7 120 (24.34%) Cybersecurity
7 120 (24.34%) GDPR
8 114 (23.12%) Finance
9 112 (22.72%) Data Protection
10 110 (22.31%) CISA
11 92 (18.66%) Management Information System
12 79 (16.02%) Security Management
13 67 (13.59%) ISMS
14 65 (13.18%) Information Security Management
15 63 (12.78%) Legal
16 61 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 60 (12.17%) Penetration Testing
18 59 (11.97%) Degree
19 52 (10.55%) Banking
20 50 (10.14%) Project Management
21 48 (9.74%) Firewall
21 48 (9.74%) SIEM
22 45 (9.13%) CRISC
23 42 (8.52%) ITIL
24 41 (8.32%) Risk Assessment
24 41 (8.32%) Cyber Essentials
25 40 (8.11%) Incident Management
25 40 (8.11%) Windows
26 39 (7.91%) Security Operations

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 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.62%) IIS
3 7 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) InDesign
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.45%) SaaS
2 12 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.22%) IaaS
4 6 (1.22%) PaaS
5 5 (1.01%) Office 365
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.74%) Firewall
2 28 (5.68%) Network Security
3 12 (2.43%) Internet
4 9 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.83%) Wireless
5 6 (1.22%) SAN
6 5 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.81%) SMS
8 3 (0.61%) VPN
9 2 (0.41%) DHCP
9 2 (0.41%) Intranet
9 2 (0.41%) VoIP
10 1 (0.20%) FTP
10 1 (0.20%) HTTP
10 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.43%) SQL Server
1 12 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.01%) Power BI
3 3 (0.61%) GIS
3 3 (0.61%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) EDMS
5 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.20%) OLTP
5 1 (0.20%) QlikView
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 114 (23.12%) Finance
2 63 (12.78%) Legal
3 52 (10.55%) Banking
4 24 (4.87%) Law
5 16 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.64%) Retail
7 11 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.23%) Marketing
8 8 (1.62%) Advertising
9 6 (1.22%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.04%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.61%) XML
3 2 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.20%) CGI
4 1 (0.20%) COM
4 1 (0.20%) EDI
4 1 (0.20%) Middleware
4 1 (0.20%) Node.js
4 1 (0.20%) WPF
4 1 (0.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 92 (18.66%) Management Information System
2 31 (6.29%) Data Protection Act
3 25 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.04%) CESG
7 12 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.23%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.62%) NHS
10 7 (1.42%) Fintech
10 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.22%) Clustering
11 6 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.81%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.11%) Windows
2 35 (7.10%) Linux
3 21 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.83%) Unix
5 8 (1.62%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Android
7 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (87.02%) Information Security
2 151 (30.63%) Risk Management
3 120 (24.34%) Cybersecurity
4 112 (22.72%) Data Protection
5 79 (16.02%) Security Management
6 67 (13.59%) ISMS
7 65 (13.18%) Information Security Management
8 61 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (12.17%) Penetration Testing
10 50 (10.14%) Project Management
11 48 (9.74%) SIEM
12 42 (8.52%) ITIL
13 41 (8.32%) Risk Assessment
14 40 (8.11%) Incident Management
15 39 (7.91%) Analytics
15 39 (7.91%) Security Operations
16 35 (7.10%) Internal Audit
17 34 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
18 33 (6.69%) Security Architecture
19 31 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.48%) C
2 18 (3.65%) SQL
3 5 (1.01%) 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
1 248 (50.30%) CISSP
2 196 (39.76%) CISM
3 110 (22.31%) CISA
4 59 (11.97%) Degree
5 45 (9.13%) CRISC
6 19 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (3.25%) GIAC
9 15 (3.04%) GISF
9 15 (3.04%) GSEC
10 14 (2.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 14 (2.84%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.64%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (2.43%) CISMP
13 11 (2.23%) CLAS
13 11 (2.23%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.23%) SSCP
14 10 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (2.03%) Master's Degree
15 9 (1.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (52.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 120 (24.34%) GDPR
4 41 (8.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (4.26%) COBIT
5 21 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 20 (4.06%) ISO 22301
7 17 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (3.25%) RMADS
9 15 (3.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (2.84%) ISO 9001
10 14 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 11 (2.23%) ISO 31000
12 10 (2.03%) SLA
13 8 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (1.62%) Data Quality
14 5 (1.01%) ISO 14001
14 5 (1.01%) QA
15 4 (0.81%) BS7799
15 4 (0.81%) HIPAA
System Software
1 24 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.20%) Postfix
4 1 (0.20%) Snort
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.45%) Nessus
1 17 (3.45%) SCCM
2 16 (3.25%) QRadar
3 15 (3.04%) Core Impact
3 15 (3.04%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (3.04%) Nexpose
3 15 (3.04%) OpenVAS
3 15 (3.04%) PowerBroker
3 15 (3.04%) RSA Security Analytics
3 15 (3.04%) WSUS
4 6 (1.22%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.26%) SolarWinds
3 19 (3.85%) LogRhythm
3 19 (3.85%) Splunk
4 16 (3.25%) McAfee
4 16 (3.25%) Symantec
5 15 (3.04%) AlienVault
5 15 (3.04%) ArcSight
5 15 (3.04%) Aveksa
5 15 (3.04%) Bomgar
5 15 (3.04%) CyberArk
5 15 (3.04%) Palo Alto
5 15 (3.04%) Qualys
6 14 (2.84%) Cisco
7 11 (2.23%) Capita
7 11 (2.23%) SAP
8 6 (1.22%) Avaya
8 6 (1.22%) Citrix
8 6 (1.22%) Veeam
9 3 (0.61%) HP