Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Risk Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Information Risk Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1124 1207 1256
Rank change year-on-year +83 +49 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 68 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.037% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.038% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 59 67 55
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% -1.75%
10th Percentile £50,200 £45,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,500 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -8.33%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Information Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Risk Manager in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager.

Salary trend for Information Risk Manager in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Risk Manager in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Risk Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +71 66 £65,000 +13.04% 3
UK excluding London +79 39 £67,500 +22.73% 1
London +62 29 £62,500 -10.71% 2
North of England -26 13 £65,000 +13.04%
East of England - 11 £70,000 -
Midlands +41 7 £52,500 +16.67%
Yorkshire +22 7 £65,000 +44.44%
South East +69 6 £65,000 +4.00% 1
West Midlands +24 6 £60,500 +34.44%
North West -18 6 £62,500 +8.70%
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -

Information Risk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Information Risk 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 Risk Manager in the job title.

1 62 (91.18%) Information Security
2 51 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 38 (55.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (54.41%) CISSP
5 24 (35.29%) Finance
5 24 (35.29%) PCI DSS
6 23 (33.82%) Management Information System
7 22 (32.35%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (26.47%) CISM
9 16 (23.53%) COBIT
9 16 (23.53%) GDPR
10 15 (22.06%) ISMS
10 15 (22.06%) Data Management
11 13 (19.12%) C
11 13 (19.12%) Database Security
12 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
13 11 (16.18%) Degree
14 10 (14.71%) CISA
14 10 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (14.71%) CRISC
15 9 (13.24%) Security Management
16 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (10.29%) Information Assurance
18 5 (7.35%) Information Security Management
19 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
19 4 (5.88%) Banking
19 4 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
19 4 (5.88%) IT Audit
20 3 (4.41%) Contingency Planning
20 3 (4.41%) Internal Audit

Information Risk 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 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) CESG
2 3 (4.41%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.47%) Fintech
3 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (91.18%) Information Security
2 51 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 22 (32.35%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (22.06%) Data Management
4 15 (22.06%) ISMS
5 13 (19.12%) Database Security
6 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 10 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Security Management
9 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.29%) Information Assurance
11 5 (7.35%) Information Security Management
12 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.88%) IT Audit
13 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
13 3 (4.41%) Contingency Planning
13 3 (4.41%) Information Management
13 3 (4.41%) Internal Audit
13 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
14 2 (2.94%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) CISSP
2 18 (26.47%) CISM
3 11 (16.18%) Degree
4 10 (14.71%) CISA
4 10 (14.71%) CRISC
5 3 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (4.41%) CLAS
5 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) SANS
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (55.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 16 (23.53%) COBIT
3 16 (23.53%) GDPR
4 4 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.41%) RMADS
6 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.47%) GMP
6 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.47%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.47%) ISO 31000
6 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (1.47%) BT
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 25 days ago