The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Information Officer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chief Information Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Information Officer
Rank 845 874 850
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 40 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.019% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.020% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 6
Average salary £72,500 £85,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £74,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £117,000 £137,500
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £82,500 £105,000
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Chief Information Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Chief Information Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK.

Chief Information Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 within the UK.

Chief Information Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 31 £75,000 -16.66% 8
London +56 22 £70,000 -26.31% 4
City of London +12 6 £110,000 +46.66% 2
East of England +15 2 £87,500 -
South East +1 2 £45,000 -62.50% 3
West Midlands -16 2 £105,000 +23.52%
Hertfordshire - 2 £87,500 -
Dundee - 2 £70,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £87,500 -
Scotland - 2 £70,000 -
Surrey +8 1 £45,000 -62.50%
Birmingham -3 1 £105,000 +23.52%
Bromley - 1 £65,000 -
Leeds - 1 £80,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £80,000 -
North West - 1 - -

Chief Information Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Information Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Chief Information Officer in their job title.

1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 22 (28.57%) Banking
3 18 (23.38%) Retail
4 13 (16.88%) Project Management
4 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 11 (14.29%) Degree
5 11 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (12.99%) ITIL
6 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
7 9 (11.69%) Benchmarking
7 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.69%) Information Security
8 8 (10.39%) Cognizant
8 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
8 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
8 8 (10.39%) Business Development
8 8 (10.39%) Coaching
8 8 (10.39%) People Management
9 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.09%) PRINCE
9 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.79%) BPR
11 5 (6.49%) C
11 5 (6.49%) ERP
11 5 (6.49%) Six Sigma
11 5 (6.49%) Service Management
11 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.49%) eTOM

Chief Information Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Information Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Chief Information Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) LAN
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
1 3 (3.90%) DHCP
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 22 (28.57%) Banking
3 18 (23.38%) Retail
4 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.49%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Legal
7 2 (2.60%) Front Office
7 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Games
8 1 (1.30%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Velocity
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Life Science
4 4 (5.19%) PMI
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) iPhone
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.30%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.30%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.30%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
1 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
1 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Project Management
1 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 11 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 10 (12.99%) ITIL
4 9 (11.69%) Benchmarking
4 9 (11.69%) Information Security
4 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.39%) Business Development
5 8 (10.39%) Coaching
5 8 (10.39%) People Management
6 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 6 (7.79%) BPR
8 5 (6.49%) Service Management
8 5 (6.49%) Six Sigma
8 5 (6.49%) ERP
8 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.49%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) C
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.19%) MBA
3 3 (3.90%) CISM
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
3 3 (3.90%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.90%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) ISACA
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) AIFMD
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (3.90%) XenApp
1 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Cognizant
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) HP
2 3 (3.90%) Citrix
3 1 (1.30%) Misys
3 1 (1.30%) OpenText
3 1 (1.30%) Thunderhead
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago