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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Information Officer
Rank 838 869 846
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 40 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.025% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 15
Average salary £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £70,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £118,500 £125,000 £126,000
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £85,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Chief Information Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 20 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 30 January 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 +5 31 £88,750 -4.05% 3
London +7 18 £82,500 -17.50% 2
City of London +9 8 £95,000 +31.03%
East of England -5 6 £100,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £100,000 -
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
South East -23 3 £45,000 -60.00%
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £87,500 -
Harpenden - 3 £100,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £87,500 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -12 1 £100,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -14 1 £100,000 -20.00% 1
Bromley - 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £100,000 -
Scotland - 1 £100,000 - 1

Chief Information Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 12 (22.22%) Retail
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
6 9 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 9 (16.67%) Information Security
7 8 (14.81%) Performance Improvement
7 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.96%) BPR
8 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.96%) PRINCE
8 7 (12.96%) Coaching
9 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 6 (11.11%) Benchmarking
9 6 (11.11%) Degree
9 6 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (11.11%) Life Science
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.11%) eTOM
9 6 (11.11%) Business Development
10 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.26%) CISM
10 5 (9.26%) ERP

Chief Information Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
1 3 (5.56%) DHCP
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Big Data
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 12 (22.22%) Retail
4 9 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (7.41%) Legal
6 4 (7.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (1.85%) Advertising
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Velocity
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Life Science
3 4 (7.41%) PMI
4 3 (5.56%) iPhone
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.67%) Information Security
4 8 (14.81%) Performance Improvement
4 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.96%) BPR
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.96%) PRINCE
5 7 (12.96%) Coaching
6 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 6 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 6 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) eTOM
6 6 (11.11%) Business Development
7 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) CISM
3 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CISA
4 3 (5.56%) CISSP
4 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) ISACA
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MBA
6 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) XenApp
1 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
1 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Cognizant
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Open Text
3 1 (1.85%) Thunderhead
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per annum dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago