The median annual salary for a Information Risk Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 928 959
Rank change year-on-year +98 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Risk Manager 34 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.037% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.039% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 22
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% -1.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £45,000 £50,050
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £84,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +19.04% -8.69%  

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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Risk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Risk Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Risk Manager in the UK

Information Risk Manager
Top 23 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 32 £62,500 -3.84% 3
London +55 18 £62,500 -15.25% 2
City of London +57 13 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 6 £60,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £60,500 -
South East +50 3 £65,000 +23.80%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £46,000 -
West Yorkshire +24 2 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Leeds +23 2 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £70,000 +55.55% 1
North West - 2 £62,500 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £47,500 -
South Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £62,500 -
Staines - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Berkshire +32 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Warwick - 1 £75,000 -
Crewe - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £57,500 -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 77 (86.52%) Information Security
2 57 (64.04%) Risk Management
3 55 (61.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (60.67%) CISSP
5 38 (42.70%) Finance
6 30 (33.71%) Management Information System
6 30 (33.71%) CISA
7 28 (31.46%) Data Protection
8 27 (30.34%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (26.97%) CISM
10 22 (24.72%) COBIT
11 16 (17.98%) Data Management
12 14 (15.73%) Information Governance
13 13 (14.61%) Database Security
13 13 (14.61%) CRISC
13 13 (14.61%) Legal
14 12 (13.48%) Degree
15 10 (11.24%) PCI DSS
16 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (8.99%) Banking
17 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
17 8 (8.99%) SSAE 16
17 8 (8.99%) Internal Audit
18 7 (7.87%) Security Management
18 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity
19 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 5 (5.62%) Records Management
20 5 (5.62%) GDPR
21 4 (4.49%) Information Assurance
21 4 (4.49%) ISMS

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 2 (2.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
1 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) GIS
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Legal
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.49%) NHS
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.12%) Fintech
4 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (86.52%) Information Security
2 57 (64.04%) Risk Management
3 28 (31.46%) Data Protection
4 27 (30.34%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (17.98%) Data Management
6 14 (15.73%) Information Governance
7 13 (14.61%) Database Security
8 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.99%) Internal Audit
10 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.87%) Security Management
11 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (5.62%) Records Management
13 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.49%) Information Assurance
13 4 (4.49%) Information Security Management
13 4 (4.49%) ISMS
13 4 (4.49%) Supplier Management
14 3 (3.37%) Information Management
14 3 (3.37%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 54 (60.67%) CISSP
2 30 (33.71%) CISA
3 24 (26.97%) CISM
4 13 (14.61%) CRISC
5 12 (13.48%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) CCNP
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.25%) IISP
7 1 (1.12%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (61.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (24.72%) COBIT
3 10 (11.24%) PCI DSS
4 8 (8.99%) SSAE 16
5 5 (5.62%) GDPR
6 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.12%) EMIR
6 1 (1.12%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.12%) Informatica
2 1 (1.12%) SAP
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago