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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Information Officer
Rank 859 905 866
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 41 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.025% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 13
Average salary £110,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,454 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £117,500 £117,500
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £80,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +68.42%

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
104779 113784 102677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.52% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86472 93423 85424
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015 within the UK.

Chief Information Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 21 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 29 June 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 +73 32 £110,000 +39.68% 14
London +41 18 £150,000 +66.66% 5
West Midlands - 6 £100,000 - 4
North West +6 4 £110,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +10 1 £90,000 +12.50%
East of England +6 1 £70,000 - 1
South East -6 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £100,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Hull - 1 £90,000 -

Chief Information Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) Retail
3 19 (22.89%) Banking
4 15 (18.07%) Benchmarking
5 12 (14.46%) Degree
6 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.84%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.64%) Supplier Management
8 8 (9.64%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.64%) Data Integration
8 8 (9.64%) Analytics
8 8 (9.64%) User Experience
9 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.43%) Change Management
9 7 (8.43%) IT Governance
9 7 (8.43%) Project Management
9 7 (8.43%) Information Security
10 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
10 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.02%) Service Management
10 5 (6.02%) Cognizant
10 5 (6.02%) People Management
10 5 (6.02%) Performance Improvement
11 4 (4.82%) Coaching
11 4 (4.82%) CISSP
11 4 (4.82%) C
11 4 (4.82%) CISA
11 4 (4.82%) CISM

Chief Information Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) LAN
1 1 (1.20%) WAN
1 1 (1.20%) DHCP
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) SSL
1 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Retail
3 19 (22.89%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Legal
5 4 (4.82%) Military
6 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.41%) Front Office
7 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
1 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.20%) Middleware
1 1 (1.20%) Velocity
1 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) User Experience
2 8 (9.64%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.61%) FMCG
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.20%) BYOD
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.20%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.20%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.07%) Benchmarking
3 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
3 9 (10.84%) Programme Management
4 8 (9.64%) Supplier Management
4 8 (9.64%) Integration Testing
4 8 (9.64%) Analytics
5 7 (8.43%) IT Governance
5 7 (8.43%) Information Security
5 7 (8.43%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.43%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) Service Management
6 5 (6.02%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.02%) People Management
7 4 (4.82%) Coaching
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.61%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) C
2 1 (1.20%) C#
2 1 (1.20%) C++
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) CISSP
2 4 (4.82%) ACCA
2 4 (4.82%) CISA
2 4 (4.82%) CISM
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) ISACA
4 2 (2.41%) MBA
5 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.20%) XenApp
1 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Cognizant
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Misys
3 1 (1.20%) HP
3 1 (1.20%) Citrix
3 1 (1.20%) BMC
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy
3 1 (1.20%) OpenText
3 1 (1.20%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.20%) Splunk
3 1 (1.20%) IBM
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