The median annual salary for a Chief Information Officer was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Information Officer
UK / England
Rank 825 903 900
Rank change year-on-year +78 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 18 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 21
Median salary £110,000 £100,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £105,000 £107,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year -2.32% +30.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Chief Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Chief Information Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Officer in England

Chief Information Officer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Chief Information Officer in England

Chief Information Officer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Information Officer in England

Chief Information Officer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +69 7 £112,500 +12.50%
East of England +30 3 £100,000 -
South East +65 2 £120,000 +4.34% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £125,000 +72.41%
North West - 2 £90,000 -
West Midlands +31 1 £100,000 +11.11%
North East - 1 - -
Chief Information Officer
UK

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Chief Information Officer 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 across the England region featuring Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 26 (54.17%) Information Security
2 21 (43.75%) CISM
2 21 (43.75%) Degree
3 18 (37.50%) Finance
4 17 (35.42%) CISA
4 17 (35.42%) CISSP
5 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (18.75%) IT Strategy
7 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
7 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
9 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.58%) Marketing
9 7 (14.58%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (12.50%) Personalization
10 6 (12.50%) Contract Management
10 6 (12.50%) ISO22301
10 6 (12.50%) ISMS
10 6 (12.50%) PCI QSA
10 6 (12.50%) ISSAP
10 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.50%) Data Security
10 6 (12.50%) BCP
11 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
11 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) CESG
3 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (18.75%) IT Strategy
4 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.58%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) BCP
6 6 (12.50%) Contract Management
6 6 (12.50%) Data Security
6 6 (12.50%) ISMS
6 6 (12.50%) Personalization
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.42%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.33%) Line Management
8 4 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) CISM
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 17 (35.42%) CISA
2 17 (35.42%) CISSP
3 6 (12.50%) ISSAP
3 6 (12.50%) PCI QSA
4 3 (6.25%) CREST Certified
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.17%) PhD
6 1 (2.08%) CEH
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.50%) ISO22301
4 4 (8.33%) COBIT
5 1 (2.08%) GDPR
5 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Cognizant
South East
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