Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Chief Information Officer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Chief Information Officer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 323 364
Rank change year-on-year -23 +41 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.055% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
City of London median annual salary £87,500 £102,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +28.13% -33.33%
10th Percentile £39,100 £96,250 £62,750
90th Percentile £120,500 £108,750 £90,250
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £102,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -14.63% +28.13% -46.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,545 9,677 11,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.06% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,412 8,772 10,902
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,050 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Chief Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Chief Information Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Officer in the City of London

Chief Information Officer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Chief Information Officer in the City of London

Chief Information Officer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Chief Information Officer in the City of London

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Chief Information Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) GDPR
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) COBIT
4 2 (33.33%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
4 2 (33.33%) Fintech
4 2 (33.33%) CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Data Science
5 1 (16.67%) Server Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Antivirus Management
3 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (16.67%) Data Science
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CLAS
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)